We start in Büdingen, one of the best preserved medieval towns in Germany. With excursions to Schotten which focuses on Hessian heritage and traditions as well as Hessenpark the open air museum to experience how people lived and worked in days gone by. This includes originally furnished houses, permanent exhibitions – e.g. about tower clocks, a historical post office and glass smelting – as well as
historical craft and farming technique presentations and a great variety of events.
Then set sail aboard the Regal Princess for St. Petersburg, Russia from Berlin, Germany stopping in Tallinn, Estonia on the way. Explore St. Petersburg and then head off to the ports of Helsinki Finland, Stockholm Sweden, Copenhagen Denmark and Oslo Norway.