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Italian Charms & Baltic Beauty Cruise
Overnight Stays in Port in Stockholm & St Petersburg
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R44,999pp
Duration
22 nights
Departing
23 Aug 2019

Your Experience:

  • 1 night hotel stay in Stockholm
  • 21 night full-board cruise from Stockholm to Savona on board Costa Magica
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks on board
  • 3 nights in port in Stockholm
  • Overnight in port in St Petersburg
  • All flights, taxes & transfers

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Cruise Code: MED6244 Call: 0861 100 400
Mon to Fri 9am to 7pm
Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 3pm

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Stockholm Hotel stay
  • Day 2 Stockholm Embark ship
  • Day 3 Stockholm
  • Day 4 Helsinki
  • Day 5 St Petersburg
  • Day 6 St Petersburg
  • Day 7 Tallinn
  • Day 8 Stockholm
  • Day 9 Stockholm
  • Day 10 Stockholm
  • Day 11 At Sea
  • Day 12 Copenhagen
  • Day 13 At Sea
  • Day 14 Amsterdam
  • Day 15 Harwich (London)
  • Day 16 Le Havre (Paris)
  • Day 17 At Sea
  • Day 18 Vigo
  • Day 19 Lisbon
  • Day 20 At Sea
  • Day 21 Barcelona
  • Day 22 Marseille
  • Day 23 Savona Disembark ship
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    Day 1
    Stockholm - Hotel Stay
    Although the city is spread across 14 islands, Stockholm is easy to get around. Explore the cobbled streets and looming cathedrals of the old town or head to the island of Djurgarden, a tranquil oasis in the heart of the city with forest trails and cosy cafes. You’ll find a stunning piece of history at the Vasa museum: the world’s only preserved 17th century battleship. Modern museums include the ABBA museum, where you can sing on stage alongside a virtual version of the band.
    Panorama of Stockholm

    Day 1

    Stockholm - Hotel Stay

    Although the city is spread across 14 islands, Stockholm is easy to get around. Explore the cobbled streets and looming cathedrals of the old town or head to the island of Djurgarden, a tranquil oasis in the heart of the city with forest trails and cosy cafes. You’ll find a stunning piece of history at the Vasa museum: the world’s only preserved 17th century battleship. Modern museums include the ABBA museum, where you can sing on stage alongside a virtual version of the band.

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    Day 2
    Stockholm - Embark Costa Magica
    Today you’ll embark the sleek Costa Magica for your cruise. This ship has unique contemporary artworks and stunning public areas themed around Italian cities. With a range of dining options and a huge range of entertainment, you can guarantee a cruise holiday of a lifetime on board Costa Magica.
    Costa Magica

    Day 2

    Stockholm - Embark Costa Magica

    Today you’ll embark the sleek Costa Magica for your cruise. This ship has unique contemporary artworks and stunning public areas themed around Italian cities. With a range of dining options and a huge range of entertainment, you can guarantee a cruise holiday of a lifetime on board Costa Magica.

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    Day 3
    Stockholm
    In Stockholm, good design is a way of life. Bold colours, clean lines, no-fuss functionality and natural materials are evident wherever you go in the city. You can also visit a number of museums that highlight Sweden’s role in design innovation and have impressive collections on show.
    Old Town Pier, Stockholm

    Day 3

    Stockholm

    In Stockholm, good design is a way of life. Bold colours, clean lines, no-fuss functionality and natural materials are evident wherever you go in the city. You can also visit a number of museums that highlight Sweden’s role in design innovation and have impressive collections on show.

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    Day 4
    Helsinki
    Helsinki, Finland’s beautiful capital with its many islands and inlets is famed for its stylish design and architecture. Easy to explore on foot, the city is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Suomenlinna also known as the ‘fortress of Finland’ and the fascinating art-nouveau style Kansallismuseo. Highlights include the Kiasma museum of contemporary art and the concert hall Musiikkitalo, while the train station is a beautiful example of art nouveau architecture.
    Helsinki Cathedral

    Day 4

    Helsinki

    Helsinki, Finland’s beautiful capital with its many islands and inlets is famed for its stylish design and architecture. Easy to explore on foot, the city is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Suomenlinna also known as the ‘fortress of Finland’ and the fascinating art-nouveau style Kansallismuseo. Highlights include the Kiasma museum of contemporary art and the concert hall Musiikkitalo, while the train station is a beautiful example of art nouveau architecture.

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    Day 5
    St Petersburg
    Located on the Baltic Sea, St Petersburg offers grand architecture, atmospheric canals and the opportunity to experience one of Russia’s ‘white nights’, when the sun barely slips below the horizon. Here you’ll enjoy an overnight in port to explore more of the city.
    Church of the Savior on Blood, St Petersburg

    Day 5

    St Petersburg

    Located on the Baltic Sea, St Petersburg offers grand architecture, atmospheric canals and the opportunity to experience one of Russia’s ‘white nights’, when the sun barely slips below the horizon. Here you’ll enjoy an overnight in port to explore more of the city.

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    Day 6
    St Petersburg
    The former imperial capital of Russia remains the cultural hub of Russia with venues such as the historic Mariinsky Theatre hosting opera and ballet, and the State Russian Museum; home to one of the best collections of Russian art in the world.
    Grand Cascade, Peterhof Palace

    Day 6

    St Petersburg

    The former imperial capital of Russia remains the cultural hub of Russia with venues such as the historic Mariinsky Theatre hosting opera and ballet, and the State Russian Museum; home to one of the best collections of Russian art in the world.

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    Day 7
    Tallinn
    The capital of Estonia, Tallinn is an atmospheric city located on the Baltic Sea. Take time to admire the beautiful Old Town, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Northern Europe and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997; or head to Kadriorg where you’ll find the Kadriorg palace and art museum surrounded by a beautiful manicured park.
    Tallinn Old Town

    Day 7

    Tallinn

    The capital of Estonia, Tallinn is an atmospheric city located on the Baltic Sea. Take time to admire the beautiful Old Town, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Northern Europe and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997; or head to Kadriorg where you’ll find the Kadriorg palace and art museum surrounded by a beautiful manicured park.

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    Day 8
    Stockholm
    The romantic capital of Sweden is spread across 14 islands and linked by more than 50 bridges, making it easy to navigate and explore. Visit the old town, the Gamla Stan, and see the historic grand palaces and winding cobblestone streets or head just a few minutes away to the gleaming modern city centre.
    Colourful Houses in Stockholm

    Day 8

    Stockholm

    The romantic capital of Sweden is spread across 14 islands and linked by more than 50 bridges, making it easy to navigate and explore. Visit the old town, the Gamla Stan, and see the historic grand palaces and winding cobblestone streets or head just a few minutes away to the gleaming modern city centre.

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    Day 9
    Stockholm
    Don’t miss Stockholm’s two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Royal Palace Drottningholm, Sweden's best-preserved royal palace constructed in the seventeenth century and the permanent residence of the royal family and the magical Skogskyrkogården, or Woodland Cemetery.
    Royal Palace, Stockholm

    Day 9

    Stockholm

    Don’t miss Stockholm’s two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Royal Palace Drottningholm, Sweden's best-preserved royal palace constructed in the seventeenth century and the permanent residence of the royal family and the magical Skogskyrkogården, or Woodland Cemetery.

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    Day 10
    Stockholm
    Stockholm’s passion for food comes from the bountiful ingredients supplied by its surrounding sea and farmland. You’ll discover traditional Swedish fare, including herring, salmon and Swedish meatballs, of course! Desserts often include their beloved lingonberries or cloudberries. However you’ll also find New-Nordic cuisine and tastes from around the globe.
    Authentic Swedish Bakery

    Day 10

    Stockholm

    Stockholm’s passion for food comes from the bountiful ingredients supplied by its surrounding sea and farmland. You’ll discover traditional Swedish fare, including herring, salmon and Swedish meatballs, of course! Desserts often include their beloved lingonberries or cloudberries. However you’ll also find New-Nordic cuisine and tastes from around the globe.

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    Day 11
    At Sea
    Today you could enjoy the lovely pool decks offering thrilling slides and shallow areas for families as well as quieter places for those who wish to lie back and unwind. Join in organised games and competitions, keep trim in the state-of-the-art gym or you could head to the spa for some pampering.
    Relax on Board

    Day 11

    At Sea

    Today you could enjoy the lovely pool decks offering thrilling slides and shallow areas for families as well as quieter places for those who wish to lie back and unwind. Join in organised games and competitions, keep trim in the state-of-the-art gym or you could head to the spa for some pampering.

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    Day 12
    Copenhagen
    From Viking treasures to royal palaces, there’s plenty of history to explore in Copenhagen but the city is also very progressive; with ambitious plans to be a carbon neutral city, more bicycles than people and stylish, modern architecture. It has an exciting restaurant scene with 15 Michelin starred restaurants.
    Nyhavn, Copenhagen

    Day 12

    Copenhagen

    From Viking treasures to royal palaces, there’s plenty of history to explore in Copenhagen but the city is also very progressive; with ambitious plans to be a carbon neutral city, more bicycles than people and stylish, modern architecture. It has an exciting restaurant scene with 15 Michelin starred restaurants.

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    Day 13
    At Sea
    Costa Magica comes alive in the evening with one of the most fantastic entertainment programmes at sea. Watch live productions at the theatre, dance the night away at the disco or try your luck in the casino.
    Theatre

    Day 13

    At Sea

    Costa Magica comes alive in the evening with one of the most fantastic entertainment programmes at sea. Watch live productions at the theatre, dance the night away at the disco or try your luck in the casino.

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    Day 14
    Amsterdam
    The Dutch city of Amsterdam is known for its picturesque canal system, colourful tulips, 17th-century architecture and cosy cafés. Along with its historic facades you’ll discover the fascinating Rijksmuseum, a stone’s throw from the Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House. Take a pedalo along the serene waters, pop into the Heineken Museum for a cool lager or hire a bike for the day and explore the windmills placed along picturesque countryside.
    Canals of Amsterdam

    Day 14

    Amsterdam

    The Dutch city of Amsterdam is known for its picturesque canal system, colourful tulips, 17th-century architecture and cosy cafés. Along with its historic facades you’ll discover the fascinating Rijksmuseum, a stone’s throw from the Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House. Take a pedalo along the serene waters, pop into the Heineken Museum for a cool lager or hire a bike for the day and explore the windmills placed along picturesque countryside.

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    Day 15
    Harwich (London)
    London is one of the most visited cities in the world, and for good reason. Home to famous landmarks such as Big Ben and the Tower of London, the skyline is about as iconic as they come. Watch the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace or see the ancient sculptures and Egyptian mummies at the British Museum; England’s capital is bursting with history.
    Big Ben, London

    Day 15

    Harwich (London)

    London is one of the most visited cities in the world, and for good reason. Home to famous landmarks such as Big Ben and the Tower of London, the skyline is about as iconic as they come. Watch the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace or see the ancient sculptures and Egyptian mummies at the British Museum; England’s capital is bursting with history.

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    Day 16
    Le Havre (Paris)
    Your next stop is Le Havre, the gateway to Paris. Travel by train to the city of light and love. Walk among the gardens of the Champs du Mars and travel up the Eiffel Tower or stroll along the Champs Elysees.
    Eiffel Tower, Paris

    Day 16

    Le Havre (Paris)

    Your next stop is Le Havre, the gateway to Paris. Travel by train to the city of light and love. Walk among the gardens of the Champs du Mars and travel up the Eiffel Tower or stroll along the Champs Elysees.

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    Day 17
    At Sea
    Most Costa passengers choose to enjoy their evening meals in the traditional cruising style of set-time sittings, and who can blame them with the choice of two simply stunning main two-tier dining halls, the Smerelda and Portofino?
    Dining on Board

    Day 17

    At Sea

    Most Costa passengers choose to enjoy their evening meals in the traditional cruising style of set-time sittings, and who can blame them with the choice of two simply stunning main two-tier dining halls, the Smerelda and Portofino?

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    Day 18
    Vigo
    Vigo lies on northern Spain’s rugged coastline in the verdant region of Galicia. This undulating city has beautiful plazas dating back to medieval times and you’ll get spectacular views of the bay from the hills above the city. It’s also the place to find delicious fresh seafood, particularly octopus. Take the short trip to the nearby Cies Islands with their white-sand beaches and clear waters that wouldn’t look out of place in the Caribbean.
    Vigo at Sunset

    Day 18

    Vigo

    Vigo lies on northern Spain’s rugged coastline in the verdant region of Galicia. This undulating city has beautiful plazas dating back to medieval times and you’ll get spectacular views of the bay from the hills above the city. It’s also the place to find delicious fresh seafood, particularly octopus. Take the short trip to the nearby Cies Islands with their white-sand beaches and clear waters that wouldn’t look out of place in the Caribbean.

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    Day 19
    Lisbon
    The pint-sized city of Lisbon is set across seven hills and is easy to explore thanks to a network of traditional trams. With the beach never more than a short drive away, Lisbon is a well-rounded place to enjoy a relaxing break.
    Belem Tower, Lisbon

    Day 19

    Lisbon

    The pint-sized city of Lisbon is set across seven hills and is easy to explore thanks to a network of traditional trams. With the beach never more than a short drive away, Lisbon is a well-rounded place to enjoy a relaxing break.

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    Day 20
    At Sea
    In the day there’s a variety of lovely pool decks offering thrilling slides and shallow areas for families as well as quieter places for those who wish to lie back and unwind. If you’re a fan of big-stage music and laughter shows then the Urbino Theatre is the place to be, while the lounges and bars will come alive with music, game-shows, comedy and magic acts.
    Theatre

    Day 20

    At Sea

    In the day there’s a variety of lovely pool decks offering thrilling slides and shallow areas for families as well as quieter places for those who wish to lie back and unwind. If you’re a fan of big-stage music and laughter shows then the Urbino Theatre is the place to be, while the lounges and bars will come alive with music, game-shows, comedy and magic acts.

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    Day 21
    Barcelona
    A chic and cosmopolitan city, here you could visit Las Ramblas, the walkway at the heart of the city, gaze up at Gaudi’s masterpiece La Sagrada Familia, sample some traditional tapas or feel the sand between your toes on the sun drenched beaches.
    Park Guell, Barcelona

    Day 21

    Barcelona

    A chic and cosmopolitan city, here you could visit Las Ramblas, the walkway at the heart of the city, gaze up at Gaudi’s masterpiece La Sagrada Familia, sample some traditional tapas or feel the sand between your toes on the sun drenched beaches.

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    Day 22
    Marseille
    Infused with maritime spirit, Marseille is the second-largest city in France. Explore the bohemian Cours Julien lined with bars, music venues, galleries and markets; or visit the Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde. Occupying the highest point of Marseille, the basilica is the most visited building in Marseille.
    Historical Old Town of Marseilles

    Day 22

    Marseille

    Infused with maritime spirit, Marseille is the second-largest city in France. Explore the bohemian Cours Julien lined with bars, music venues, galleries and markets; or visit the Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde. Occupying the highest point of Marseille, the basilica is the most visited building in Marseille.

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    Day 23
    Savona - Disembark Costa Magica
    Today, you’ll arrive in Savona where your cruise ends and you’ll disembark Costa Magica for your flight home.
    Disembark your Ship

    Day 23

    Savona - Disembark Costa Magica

    Today, you’ll arrive in Savona where your cruise ends and you’ll disembark Costa Magica for your flight home.

Costa Magica

The Costa Magica is an exciting, family-friendly ship offering a fantastic range of ultra-modern facilities in superb surroundings. Unique contemporary artworks and stunning public areas are ingeniously themed to take you on a wonderful journey around Italy’s most chic and charming locations, from Capri to Portofino, Sardinia to Sicily. There’s a wealth of fabulous facilities and fun activities day and night. There are luxury lounges, sunny poolside areas and serene retreats. And Costa’s famously friendly and efficient staff will attend to your every need as you enjoy your cruise holiday of a lifetime on-board this brilliant cruise ship.

Key Facts

Number of Decks: 13

Passenger Capacity: 3,788

Number of Cabins: 1,359

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 3

Number of Restaurants: 3

Formal Nights: Yes

Kids Club: Yes

Great places to visit on board:

Wellness Centre

Whether you’re after a workout or some pampering, you’ll find a gym, treatment rooms, sauna and Turkish bath.

Swimming pools and Jacuzzis

Choose from 4 lovely pools or relax in one of the five Jacuzzis on board

Restaurants

Choose from two formal dining restaurants serving superb international cuisine or a further two Italian themed restaurants.

Prices per person from

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    1. R44,999pp
  • Outside
    1. R54,999pp
  • Balcony
    1. R59,999pp
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