Baltic Highlights - 14 nights, Jul 2018

V822 leaving Southampton for 14 nights from 6 July to 20 July 2018 on board Queen Victoria

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The centrepiece of this 14-night Baltic exploration is an overnight call in St Petersburg to admire majestic onion-domed churches and Tsarist palaces. You'll arrive via Hamburg, Copenhagen, Visby and Helsinki, before Kiel and Gothenburg guide you home to Southampton.

Staterooms & Fares

Taxes, fees and port expenses of $257.65 are additional.

  • Queen Victoria

    Throughout her accommodation, bars and restaurants Queen Victoria exudes timeless splendour and elegance. This, combined with a sublimely relaxing atmosphere, creates the perfect holiday destination.

  • View Ports & Excursions

    Learn more about the itinerary of this cruise and possible shore excursions available at each port.

On Board Speakers

GeraldW.Abrams
Gerald W. Abrams - Movie & TV Producer

Gerald W. Abrams was executive producer of over 70 films, most recently "Love, Again", "Christmas Shepherd" and "Houdini".

Abrams has been nominated for two Emmy’s; the most recent was for Nuremberg, a dramatized account of the war crime trials following the defeat of Nazi Germany in WWII. Nuremberg was a four-hour mini-series for Turner Network Television starring Alec Baldwin and Christopher Plummer and directed by Yves Simoneau. Premiered in July 2000, the film was one of the highest rated cable mini-series in history, it won four Emmy Nominations, Brian Cox won for the Best Performance by a Supporting Actor, it received three Golden Globe nominations, and a Producer’s Guild Golden Laurel nomination. The film won a Gemini Award, which is Canada’s equivalent of an Emmy.

Abram’s second Emmy nomination was for Family of Spies, a fact-based story of John A. Walker Junior, a Navy Chief Warrant Officer with access to top-secret cryptographic communications. The film was Shot in Vienna, Austria and it starred Powers Boothe and Lesley Ann Warren. Warren was nominated for an Emmy as well.

In 2005, Abrams and Bud Greenspan produced Four Minutes for ESPN, written by legendary sports illustrated writer Frank Deford and starring Christopher Plummer, which chronicled Roger Bannister’s feat of being the first to run the mile in under four minutes. Four Minutes was nominated for an Emmy and an ESPY award.

Speakers may be subject to change.
Dr Helen Doe
Dr Helen Doe - Maritime Historian

Helen is a historian from the University of Exeter who specialises in both naval and merchant history, from the days of sail to container ships.

An entertaining and popular speaker she is a regular cruise lecturer and has spoken at several literary festivals. Her radio appearances include several programmes on BBC Radio 4. She has advised on many TV programmes and appeared in the highly acclaimed The Box that Built Britain. She has written extensively for both academic and mainstream audiences.

Her interests are not just in the ships themselves but also the people who built, owned and sailed them. Current research projects include a history of smuggling, nineteenth century maritime communities and, a rather different venture, the biography of a Battle of Britain pilot.

Speakers may be subject to change.
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Relax, Discover and Delight

  • The pool
    The pool

    In warm weather, deck 9 is the place to be with a choice of two inviting swimming pools, The Pavilion and The Lido as well as four whirlpools.

  • Special occasions
    Special occasions

    Every Cunard voyage is a memorable event in its own right, which is exactly why so many guests choose to celebrate important events such as birthdays, anniversaries or weddings on board. Whatever your reason to celebrate, we can help make your special occasion even more memorable with our range of unique celebration and gift packages.

  • Exciting menus
    Exciting menus

    Our specially-designed menus are always fresh and exciting. As well as fine dining for all your meals on board, you can also find vegetarian dishes and healthy choices too.

  • Breakfast
    Breakfast

    Where will you take your breakfast this morning? Perhaps a fresh croissant from the King's Court buffet, a delicious hot meal from your allocated restaurant or you may even want to take breakfast in the comfort of your stateroom. It's up to you.

  • Morning stroll
    Morning stroll

    Perhaps you'll choose to spend this morning with a walk around the promenade deck. Take in the views, or if you rise early enough, the sunrise, while sailing into beautiful destinations around the world.

  • Promenade deck
    Promenade deck

    Wake yourself up with a brisk walk or breezy jog around Queen Victoria's promenade deck.

  • White Star Service
    White Star Service

    White Star Service is something you'll experience from your first moment on board. How do we describe it? It's the warmth of that first welcome, the white-gloved hand that serves fresh fruit, or afternoon tea, and the polite yet friendly greeting in the corridor.

  • Sports
    Sports

    Get your heart racing with a 'thwack'. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy an energetic game of tennis on the courts on deck 11. Or for a more leisurely activity, why not try the traditional nautical games of shuffleboard and deck quoits or try your luck on our state-of-the-art golf simulator.

  • Total comfort
    Total comfort

    The beauty of a Cunard cruise is that every moment is yours to do exactly what you want. You can be sociable from morning until night, or find your own quiet corner. You can stay active from dawn until dusk, or just enjoy the glorious leisure.

  • The Royal Spa
    The Royal Spa

    The Royal Spa comprises breathtaking ocean views, relaxation areas, beautifully appointed treatment rooms, indulgent therapies and a panoramic glass encased Fitness Centre.

  • Wine packages
    Wine packages

    Treat yourself or your friends to a bottle of crisp white or full-bodied red from Cunard's well-stocked cellar. We can deliver it to your table at dinner or have it waiting for you in your stateroom. For a special celebration, why not put a bottle of bubbly on ice?

  • Chart Room
    Chart Room
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  • Bars and lounges
    Bars and lounges

    After you've worked up an appetite at a Yoga, Tai Chi or Pilates class, or perhaps a brisk walk or job along the promenade deck in the morning, why not relax in one of our many bars and lounges over lunch and listen to delightful live music?

  • Pampering
    Pampering

    Sometimes the simplest pleasures are the most relaxing. Gazing across the shore or out to sea can be so calming. But if you want complete indulgence, then why not visit our superb spa - it can lift you to another level of relaxation...

  • Daytime at your pace
    Daytime at your pace

    Every day of your cruise is an invitation, an opportunity. There's always something new to try, from fencing, to watercolour painting, to short mat bowls. Your cruise can also be the moment you brush up on your French or photography skills. Or you could simply indulge in doing no more than standing on deck and taking it all in.

  • Shopping
    Shopping

    Once you've had lunch, why not enjoy a spot of extraordinary shopping in the Royal Arcade, from top boutiques and brands such as Harrods and H.Stern, in addition to exquisite jewellery, high fashion and further voyage souvenirs.

  • Lunch
    Lunch

    Dining on our ships creates a buzz of excitement. When it comes to lunch, your table is reserved in one of our renowned restaurants, depending on the suite or stateroom you've chosen. Or you can choose to grab a bite to eat in one of our buffet restaurants, cafes, bars or pub.

  • Book Club
    Book Club

    The Cunard Book Club offers the opportunity for thought-provoking literary discussions among our guests each voyage. It is led by the Librarian who will provide a short history of the author and lead the discussion.

  • Afternoon Tea
    Afternoon Tea

    Soon enough it will be time for our famous Afternoon Tea, served with freshly baked scones and mouth-watering sandwiches. You can set your watch by it, and it's beautifully presented as always by white gloved waiters.

  • Alternative dining
    Alternative dining

    Deciding on what to order for lunch can be a challenge when so much catches the eye. And dining 'out' is always a possibility. There are a number of alternative restaurants whose specialties run from Asian fusion to pub classics.

  • String quartet
    String quartet

    The string quartet is the perfect accompaniment to white-gloved Afternoon Tea in the Queens Room and also sets the tone for the sparkling Royal Night Theme Balls.

  • Private boxes
    Private boxes

    Rising the height of three decks in reds and gold, the Royal Court Theatre is an already incredible venue. The first ever private boxes at sea add an extra dash of glamour to each dazzling show. Why not take a glass of champagne while you watch the show?

  • Commodore Club
    Commodore Club

    Enjoy your favourite cocktail in the elegant Commodore Club and recollect over the day's events with new found friends. An extensive selection of Martinis is available and you may even be tempted to try our Martini Mixology class.

  • The Verandah Restaurant
    The Verandah Restaurant

    The Verandah Restaurant on board Queen Victoria is a relaxed yet sophisticated alternative dining venue offering delicious contemporary French cuisine. With magical pairings of flavours, it's a culinary style that captures simplicity with style and excellence.

  • The Midships Lounge
    The Midships Lounge

    If you fancy a glass of bubbly before taking your table for dinner then explore the Gin & Fizz menu in the Midships Lounge. Choose from signature champagnes and sparkling wines, or enjoy fresh and inspiring gin cocktails all served in a ‘Copa de Balon’.

  • Empire Casino
    Empire Casino

    Step into the Monte Carlo-inspired Empire Casino that offers a full variety of opportunities to tempt Lady Luck. Gaming Tables, slot machines and even video poker. Not sure how to play? Then take part in our complimentary gaming lessons.

  • Entertainment
    Entertainment

    Be richly entertained. Tonight you may have decided to join a star party on deck where a Fellow from the Royal Astronomical Society will guide you through the constellations. You may anticipate the curtain going up at the Royal Court Theatre for another glittering performance. The choice is yours.

  • A sense of occasion
    A sense of occasion

    In the Queens Room, the full orchestra fills the floor, whether on Big Band nights or at a dazzling ball, when you can put today's tango lessons to good use.

  • Impeccable standards
    Impeccable standards

    Perfected over almost 175 years, our staff maintain a tradition of impeccable standards every day. These high standards sit perfectly with the surroundings. From the magnificent Grand Lobby to the grandeur of the Britannia restaurant, you can unwind and indulge, you can be active, sociable and glamorous.

  • Royal Court Theatre
    Royal Court Theatre

    Watch lavish hi-tech musical productions performed by the Cunard Royal Dancers and Singers in the elegant two-deck Royal Court Theatre.

We’re looking forward to showing you the world

I’ve always found exploring great cities a real delight, especially from the comfort and luxury of a Cunard ship. Cruising is the best way to see the world and Cunard has been learning its trade since 1840. We're ready to go, all that remains is for you to decide where you'd like us to take you.

Commodore Christopher Rynd