SEATTLE, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises, which operates a fleet of three luxury sailing yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations, introduces three new Baltic itineraries this summer on the 312-guest Wind Surf at exceptional values.
From the glittering styles and vibrant harbors of Scandinavia's capital cities, to the hidden coves and ancient mysteries of Northern Europe's beautiful islands and quaint villages, discover the Baltics under full sail with two-for-one savings fares plus two free hotel nights in embarkation or disembarkation port cities.
Experience the gentle beauty, intriguing culture and beguiling city life of thoroughly modern Scandinavia. Vibrant with urban energy and world-class art, Scandinavia's capital cities sparkle with lively entertainment and fascinating shops. Explore Oslo's lush parks and bold architecture – palaces, canals and copper spires of Copenhagen—and the contrast of minimalist design and spice-colored buildings that is Stockholm. Seven-day sailings between Oslo, Norway and Stockholm, Sweden visit Stromstad, Sweden; Copenhagen, Denmark (overnight); Rugen, Germany; and Bornholm, Denmark depart July 27 and August 19, 2012. Two-for-one savings fares plus two free hotel nights per cabin in Oslo or Stockholm, starting from $2,799 per person.
Witness the convergence of Baltic history, traditional culture and modern architecture, capped by an overnight in St. Petersburg. Wind Surf docks close to the center of each port—just steps away from the grand capitals and secluded hamlets. Explore the treasures of St. Petersburg's magnificent Hermitage and the delights of its charming cafes. Four magical countries and six delightful cities—on one beautiful voyage through the enchanted shores of the Baltic Sea. Seven-day sailings roundtrip from Stockholm, Sweden visit Mariehamn, Finland; St. Petersburg, Russia (overnight); Helsinki, Finland; Tallinn, Estonia; and Sandhamn, Sweden depart August 3 and 11, 2012. Two free hotel nights per cabin in Stockholm, starting from $3,699 per person.
Enjoy three luxurious sailing days, plus the best of Northern Europe and overnights in Oslo and Amsterdam. Sail along magnificent coastlines through sparkling northern waters. Explore Northern Europe's legendary cities and stand in the presence of some of the world's great art masterpieces. Add a sprinkle of dazzling diamonds and the world's best beer and chocolate for an unforgettable yachting cruise to Northern Europe's priceless treasures. Eleven-day sailings between Lisbon, Portugal and Oslo, Norway visit Le Havre, France; Dover, Great Britain; Antwerp, Belgium; and Amsterdam, Netherlands (overnight) depart July 16 and August 26, 2012. Two-for-one savings fares plus two free hotel nights per cabin in Lisbon or Oslo, starting from $2,499 per person. Seven-day sailings, LeHavre to Oslo or reverse, are also available from $2,199, with two-for-one savings fares plus two free hotel nights per cabin in Oslo.
All fares mentioned are per person, in US dollars, cruise only, based on double occupancy in category B and include non-discountable amounts. Government fees and taxes are additional ($35-$300 per person). 2-for-1 cruise fares are based on 50 percent of published full cruise fares as shown on select sailings. Two-night complimentary hotel offer is available per booked cabin, is applicable on select sailings and includes one complimentary transfer to or from the yacht, all tips, gratuities, taxes and luggage-handling fees. Offer is valid on new bookings only for select departures and subject to availability. Offer may not be combinable with any other promotional offers or discount. Offers are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn or modified at Windstar's discretion at any time. Cancellation penalties may apply, please see brochure details. Certain restrictions apply. Offer expires February 24, 2012.
About Windstar Cruises
Windstar Cruises operates three sailing yachts known for their pampering without pretense and the ability to visit hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations. Carrying just 148 to 312 guests, the luxurious yachts of Windstar cruise to nearly 50 nations, calling at 100 ports throughout Europe, the Caribbean and the Americas. For more information including rates and itineraries, contact a travel professional or call Windstar at 800-258-7245. Visit Windstar Cruises online at WindstarCruises.com. Windstar Cruises can also be followed on Windstar's Facebook and Twitter fan pages.
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