Wind, ex London to Stockholm

Cruise Line
Silversea Cruises
Ship
Silver Wind
Cruise Departs
25 May 2020
Cruise Duration
14 Nights
Embark Ship
London, (Tower Bridge) England
Disembark Ship
Stockholm Sweden
VI - Suite VR - Suite DV - Suite ME - Suite
AU $11,600
per person
AU $14,000
per person
AU $14,700
per person
AU $21,500
per person

Cruise Itinerary

DateActivityArriveDepart
25 May 2020
London, (Tower Bridge) England
overnight
26 May 2020
London, (Tower Bridge) England
03:45 AM
27 May 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
08:00 AM overnight
28 May 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
01:00 PM
29 May 2020
Kiel Canal
07:30 AM 07:30 PM
30 May 2020
Travemunde Germany
08:00 AM 06:00 PM
31 May 2020
Copenhagen, Denmark
08:00 AM 07:00 PM
01 Jun 2020 At sea    
02 Jun 2020
Helsinki, Finland
08:00 AM 04:00 PM
03 Jun 2020
St Petersburg, Russia
07:00 AM overnight
04 Jun 2020
St Petersburg, Russia
overnight
05 Jun 2020
St Petersburg, Russia
06:00 PM
06 Jun 2020
Tallinn, Estonia
09:00 AM 11:00 PM
07 Jun 2020
Stockholm Sweden
02:00 PM overnight
08 Jun 2020
Stockholm Sweden

All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

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Category Twin Per Person     Single Per Person
VI - Vista Suite
   
VR - Veranda Suite
   
DV - Midship Veranda Suite
   
ME - Medallion Suite
   
SL - Silver Suite
   
G1 - Grand Suite 1 Bedroom
   
O1 - Owner's Suite 1 Bedroom
   

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14 Night Cruise sailing from London to Stockholm aboard Silver Wind.

Ticking cultural capitals off your bucket list is as easy as Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Helsinki on this voyage! Begin with ample time to discover the delights of swinging London on an overnight. Then it’s hello Holland! And another overnight to discover the waterways of the Dutch capital. Cool Copenhagen and Helsinki follow before a double white night overnight in St. Petersburg. Then it’s on to Tallinn’s fairy-tale magic before yet another overnight in superb Stockholm.

Highlights of this cruise:

London
London is an ancient city whose history greets you at every turn. If the city contained only its famous landmarks—the Tower of London or Big Ben—it would still rank as one of the world’s top cities. But London is so much more. The foundations of London’s character and tradition endure. The British bobby is alive and well. The tall, red, double-decker buses (in an updated model) still lumber from stop to stop. Then there’s that greatest living link with the past—the Royal Family with all its attendant pageantry.

Helsinki
If you like majestic open spaces, fine architecture, and courteous locals, Finland is for you. Mother Nature dictates life in this Nordic land, where winter brings perpetual darkness, and summer, perpetual light. Crystal clear streams run through vast forests lighted by the midnight sun, and reindeer roam free. Even the arts mimic nature: witness the music of Jean Sibelius, Finland’s most famous son, which can swing from a somber nocturne of midwinter darkness to the tremolo of sunlight slanting through pine and birch, or from the crescendo of a blazing sunset to the pianissimo of the next day’s dawn. The architecture of Alvar Aalto and the Saarinens—Eliel and son Eero, visible in many US cities, also demonstrates the Finnish affinity with nature, with soaring spaces evocative of Finland’s moss-floored forests. Until 1917, Finland was under the domination of its nearest neighbors, Sweden and Russia, who fought over it for centuries. After more than 600 years under the Swedish crown and 100 under the Russian czars, the country inevitably bears many traces of the two cultures, including a small (just under 6%) but influential Swedish-speaking population and a scattering of Orthodox churches. There is a tough, resilient quality to the Finns, descended from wandering tribes who probably migrated from the south and southwest before the Christian era. Finland is one of the few countries that shared a border with the Soviet Union in 1939 and retained its independence. Indeed, no country fought the Soviets to a standstill as the Finns did in the grueling 105-day Winter War of 1939–40. This resilience stems from the turbulence of the country’s past and from the people’s determination to work the land and survive the long, dark winters. The country’s role as a crossroads between East and West is vibrantly reflected in Helsinki, from which it has become increasingly convenient to arrange brief tours to Tallinn (the capital of Estonia), and St. Petersburg, Russia. The architectural echoes of St. Petersburg in Helsinki are particularly striking in the “white night” light of June. Tallinn, with its medieval Old Town and bargain shopping, is a popular trip that can be done in a day. Traveling there takes an hour and a half by hydrofoil, three and a half by ferry. “The strength of a small nation lies in its culture,” noted Finland’s leading 19th-century statesman and philosopher, Johan Vilhelm Snellman. As though inspired by this thought, Finns—who are among the world’s top readers—continue to nurture a rich cultural climate, as is illustrated by the 900 museums and numerous festivals throughout Finland that continue to attract top performers in jazz (Pori), big bands (Imatra), opera (Savonlinna), folk music (Kaustinen), and rock (Ruisrock in Turku). The average Finn volunteers little information, but that’s a result of reserve, not indifference. Make the first approach and you may have a friend for life. Finns like their silent spaces, though, and won’t appreciate backslapping familiarity—least of all in the sauna, still regarded by many as a spiritual as well as a cleansing experience.

St Petersburg
Commissioned by Tsar Peter the Great (1672–1725) as “a window looking into Europe,” St. Petersburg is a planned city whose elegance is reminiscent of Europe’s most alluring capitals. Little wonder it’s the darling of fashion photographers and travel essayists today: built on more than a hundred islands in the Neva Delta linked by canals and arched bridges, it was called the “Venice of the North” by Goethe, and its stately embankments are reminiscent of those in Paris. A city of golden spires and gilded domes, of pastel palaces and candlelit cathedrals, this city conceived by a visionary emperor is filled with pleasures and tantalizing treasures. With its strict geometric lines and perfectly planned architecture, so unlike the Russian cities that came before it, St. Petersburg is almost too European to be Russian. And yet it’s too Russian to be European. The city is a powerful combination of both East and West, springing from the will and passion of its founder to guide a resistant Russia into the greater fold of Europe, and consequently into the mainstream of history. That he accomplished, and more. With a population of nearly 5 million, St. Petersburg is the fourth largest city in Europe after Paris, Moscow, and London. Without as many of the fashionably modern buildings that a business center like Moscow acquires, the city has managed to preserve much more of its history. Here, you can imagine yourself back in the time of the tsars and Dostoyevsky. Although it’s a close race, it’s safe to say that most visitors prefer St. Petersburg’s culture, history, and beauty to Moscow’s glamour and power. That said, St. Petersburg has begun to play a more active role in politics in recent years, as if it were the country’s northern capital. It may be because of the affection the city holds in the heart of the country’s political elite, many of whom are natives of the city. New high-speed trains now travel between Moscow and St. Petersburg, a new international airport and metro stations have just opened, and some crumbling parts of the city are undergoing reconstruction. St. Petersburg revels in its historic beauty but also embraces the new.

Stockholm
Stockholm is a city in the flush of its second youth. In the last 15 years Sweden’s capital has emerged from its cold, Nordic shadow to take the stage as a truly international city. What started with entry into the European Union in 1995, gained pace with the extraordinary IT boom of the late 1990s (strengthened with the Skype-led IT second-wave of 2003), and solidified with the hedge fund invasion of the mid-nineties continues today. And despite more recent global economic turmoil, which Sweden was able to coast through relatively unscatched, most of Greater Stockholm’s 1.4 million or so inhabitants have realized that aspects of their city rival those in Paris, London, New York, or any other great metropolis. With this realization comes change. Stockholm has become a city of design, fashion, innovation, technology, and world-class food, pairing homegrown talent with an international outlook. The streets are flowing with a young and confident population keen to drink in everything the city has to offer. The glittering feeling of optimism, success, and living in the here and now is rampant in Stockholm. Of course, not everyone is looking to live so much in the present; for them, luckily, Stockholm also has plenty of history. Positioned where the waters of Lake Mälaren rush into the Baltic, Stockholm has been an important Baltic trading site and an international city of some wealth for centuries. Built on 14 small islands joined by bridges crossing open bays and narrow channels, Stockholm boasts the story of its history in its glorious medieval old town, grand palaces, ancient churches, sturdy edifices, public parks, and 19th-century museums—its history is soaked into the very fabric of its airy boulevards, built as a public display of trading glory. Stockholm can be mapped and interpreted by its archipelago landscape. For the inhabitants there’s a tribal status to each of the islands. Residents of Södermalm are fiercely proud of their rather bohemian settlement, while those who call Gamla Stan home will tell you that there is nowhere else like it. But for the visitor, Stockholm’s islands have a more practical, less-passionate meaning: they help to understand the city, both in terms of history and in terms of Stockholm’s different characteristics, conveniently packaging the capital into easily handled, ultimately digestible areas. The central island of Gamla Stan wows visitors with its medieval beauty, winding, narrow lanes and small café-lined squares. To the south, Södermalm challenges with contemporary boutiques, hip hangouts, and left-of-center sensibilities. North of Gamla Stan is Norrmalm, the financial and business heart of the city. Travel west and you’ll find Kungsholmen, site of the Stadshuset (City Hall), where you’ll find the first signs of residential leafiness. Turn east from Norrmalm and Östermalm awaits, an old residential neighborhood with the most money, the most glamorous people, the most tantalizing shops, and the most expensive street on the Swedish Monopoly board. Finally, between Östermalm and Södermalm lies the island of Djurgården, once a royal game preserve, now the site of lovely parks and museums.

Al fresco dining with panoramic ocean views. Warm clubby spaces for evening cocktails with friends. The plush comfort of your ocean-view suite after a day of incredible sights. Welcome home to the luxury cruise ship, Silver Wind. Timelessly elegant yet luxuriously relaxed, Silver Cloud’s sleek sister ship strikes the perfect balance of yacht-like intimacy combined with the space, amenities and diversions typically reserved for larger vessels. Warm welcomes and gracious personalized service inspire our guests to call Silver Wind their “home away from home” – join us and discover the charms of Silver Wind.

Ship Profile & Stats

  • Length: 514 ft
  • Tonnage: 17400 tons
  • Maiden Voyage: 1994
  • Refurbished: 2017
  • Passenger Capacity (dbl): 296
  • Crew Nationality: International
  • Officer Nationality: Italian
  • Dining Staff Nationality: International
  • Ship Registration: Italy

Ship Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Electric Current 110 AC
  • Beverage cabinet stocked daily on request with your selection of wines, spirits and beverages
  • Champagne upon arrival and replenished as you desire
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Fresh fruit and flower arrangements
  • Hair Dryer
  • Remote-controlled television with DVD and satellite reception

Ship Facilities

  • 1 Swimming Pool(s)
  • 4 Elevator(s)
  • Library
  • 2 Whirlpool(s)
  • Laundrette
  • Internet Cafe
  • Saletta
  • The Restaurant
  • The Bar
  • Casino
  • Boutiques
  • Conference / Card Room
  • Show Lounge
  • La Terrazza
  • Panorama Lounge
  • The Humidor
  • Pool Bar
  • Pool Grill
  • Observation Lounge
  • Fitness Centre
  • Spa / Beauty Salon

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In the quiet calm of morning, your private veranda becomes a place of true inspiration. Surrounded by the magnificence of the dawning day, at one with the vista of sea and sky, in awe of nature and the vast beauty of this world. The shoreline of the next port slides closer and closer into view, and with it an undeniable anticipation of things to come and the promise of limitless possibilities.

Silversea creates exceptional ocean journeys with unique opportunities to explore remote ports-of-call from an intimate haven of incomparable luxury, each voyage a unique masterpiece. Discover genuine European expertise reflected in every detail, from our tranquil all-suite accommodation and uncompromising service to distinctive fine dining and a carefree all-inclusive philosophy.

Our guests hail from across the globe, yet share an appreciation for the spectrum of choice offered in Silversea’s array of exotic destinations and exclusive explorations ashore. By blending these elements together with enrichment experiences, each new port becomes more than a destination, it becomes a state of mind, transcending the traditional concepts of cruising. It is this distinction that has earned Silversea the reputation of World’s Best.

ALL-INCLUSIVE VALUE

COMPLIMENTARY BEVERAGES SERVED THROUGHOUT THE SHIP An extensive selection of fine wines, champagne, spirits, bottled water and soft drinks are yours to enjoy — all courtesy of Silversea.

IN-SUITE BEVERAGE CABINET STOCKED WITH OUR COMPLIMENTS Besides the chilled bottle of champagne that awaits you, every suite features a beverage cabinet stocked with your preferred assortment of complimentary beverages.

COMPLIMENTARY IN-SUITE DINING AND 24-HOUR ROOM SERVICE A formal dinner served course-by-course, a late-night snack, or a full breakfast delivered at your request — with no charge and no tipping.

COMPLIMENTARY SILVERSEA EXPERIENCE® A shoreside event exclusively for Silversea guests on select voyages. Recent outings have included dinner in the desert in Namibia and a concert at the ruins of Ephesus.

A FULL SPECTRUM OF ENTERTAINMENT AND ENRICHMENT Production shows, classical concerts, and folkloric performances. Multi-tiered show lounge. Lectures by world affairs experts, renowned authors and destination specialists.

COMPLIMENTARY TRANSPORTATION INTO TOWN Roundtrip transportation from the pier to the heart of town in most ports of call.

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