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September 2019 Cruises to the Baltic Sea

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2019 Best for Dining

14-day
Baltic Explorer

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Aarhus, Rostock ... see more
Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Amsterdam
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Aarhus
  • Day 4
    Rostock (Warnemunde)
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Tallinn
  • Day 7
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 8
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 9
    Helsinki
  • Day 10
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Copenhagen
  • Day 12
    Copenhagen
  • Day 13
    Oslo
  • Day 13
    Cruising
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
Ship Details

Rotterdam - Holland America Line

Pro

Pool deck never feels overcrowded

Con

Older ship showing signs of age, particularly in non-suite cabins

Bottom Line

Simple ship with a laidback atmosphere

Reviews

Rotterdam Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining3.0
Service4.0
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Rotterdam
Visiting:
Rotterdam, Hamburg ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Rotterdam
  • Day 2
    Rotterdam
  • Day 3
    Hamburg
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Le Havre
  • Day 6
    Southampton
  • Day 7
    Brugge (Bruges)
  • Day 8
    Rotterdam
Ship Details

MSC Preziosa - MSC Cruises

Lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere and Mediterranean style

Family-friendly with free kids fares and water play areas

Good choice for budget-conscious cruisers

Reviews

MSC Preziosa Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Copenhagen
Visiting:
Helsinki, St. Petersburg ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Copenhagen
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Helsinki
  • Day 4
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 5
    Tallinn
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Kiel
  • Day 8
    Copenhagen
Ship Details

MSC Meraviglia - MSC Cruises

Pros

Fantastic for families; foodies and for those who just want to have a lot of fun

Cons

The endless activities and constant noise, plus kids up all hours, can be a little overwhelming

Bottom line: Big, fun, family-friendly ship with good food and endless entertainment

Reviews

MSC Meraviglia Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Copenhagen
Visiting:
Berlin, Tallinn ... see more
Cruise Line:
Oceania Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Copenhagen
  • Day 2
    Berlin
  • Day 3
    Baltic Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 4
    Tallinn
  • Day 5
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 6
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 7
    Helsinki
  • Day 8
    Stockholm
Ship Details

Nautica - Oceania Cruises

Pros

Oceania has best food at sea, with no-fee specialty restaurants and vast menu choices.

Cons

Popular itineraries sell out quickly, and longer sailings may not appeal to time-constrained travelers.

Bottom line

Nautica offers plenty of amenities in the more intimate setting of a mid-sized ship.

Reviews
Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Public Rooms

14-day
British & Irish Explorer

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Plymouth, Ilfracombe ... see more
Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Amsterdam
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Plymouth
  • Day 4
    Ilfracombe
  • Day 5
    Fishguard
  • Day 6
    Holyhead
  • Day 7
    Liverpool
  • Day 8
    Belfast
  • Day 9
    Dublin
  • Day 10
    Dublin
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Isle of Portland (England)
  • Day 13
    St. Peter Port (Guernsey)
  • Day 14
    Dover
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
Ship Details

Rotterdam - Holland America Line

Pro

Pool deck never feels overcrowded

Con

Older ship showing signs of age, particularly in non-suite cabins

Bottom Line

Simple ship with a laidback atmosphere

Reviews

Rotterdam Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining3.0
Service4.0
Value4.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Southampton
Visiting:
Brugge, Rotterdam ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Southampton
  • Day 2
    Brugge (Bruges)
  • Day 3
    Rotterdam
  • Day 4
    Rotterdam
  • Day 5
    Hamburg
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Le Havre
  • Day 8
    Southampton
Ship Details

MSC Preziosa - MSC Cruises

Lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere and Mediterranean style

Family-friendly with free kids fares and water play areas

Good choice for budget-conscious cruisers

Reviews

MSC Preziosa Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

14 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Southampton
Visiting:
Belfast, Reykjavik ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Southampton
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Belfast
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Reykjavik
  • Day 6
    Reykjavik
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    St. John's (Newfoundland)
  • Day 12
    Halifax
  • Day 13
    Cruising
  • Day 14
    New York (Manhattan)
  • Day 15
    New York (Manhattan)
Ship Details

MSC Meraviglia - MSC Cruises

Pros

Fantastic for families; foodies and for those who just want to have a lot of fun

Cons

The endless activities and constant noise, plus kids up all hours, can be a little overwhelming

Bottom line: Big, fun, family-friendly ship with good food and endless entertainment

Reviews

MSC Meraviglia Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Hamburg
Visiting:
Le Havre, Southampton ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Hamburg
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Le Havre
  • Day 4
    Southampton
  • Day 5
    Brugge (Bruges)
  • Day 6
    Rotterdam
  • Day 7
    Rotterdam
  • Day 8
    Hamburg
Ship Details

MSC Preziosa - MSC Cruises

Lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere and Mediterranean style

Family-friendly with free kids fares and water play areas

Good choice for budget-conscious cruisers

Reviews

MSC Preziosa Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

11 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Southampton
Visiting:
Newcastle, Edinburgh ... see more
Cruise Line:
Oceania Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Southampton
  • Day 2
    North Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 3
    Newcastle (England)
  • Day 4
    Edinburgh
  • Day 5
    North Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 6
    Greenock (Glasgow)
  • Day 7
    Belfast
  • Day 8
    Dublin
  • Day 9
    Holyhead
  • Day 10
    Waterford
  • Day 11
    Isle of Portland (England)
  • Day 12
    Southampton
Ship Details

Nautica - Oceania Cruises

Pros

Oceania has best food at sea, with no-fee specialty restaurants and vast menu choices.

Cons

Popular itineraries sell out quickly, and longer sailings may not appeal to time-constrained travelers.

Bottom line

Nautica offers plenty of amenities in the more intimate setting of a mid-sized ship.

Reviews
Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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Fare Includes

What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Service

14 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Cruise Critic Favorite
Leaving:
Copenhagen
Visiting:
Helsinki, St. Petersburg ... see more
Cruise Line:
Oceania Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Copenhagen
  • Day 2
    Baltic Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 3
    Helsinki
  • Day 4
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 5
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 6
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 7
    Tallinn
  • Day 8
    Stockholm
  • Day 9
    Visby
  • Day 10
    Gdansk
  • Day 11
    Berlin
  • Day 12
    Gothenburg
  • Day 13
    Oslo
  • Day 14
    North Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
Ship Details

Marina - Oceania Cruises

Pros

Food-focused ship emphasizes quality dishes, culinary enrichment and dining variety

Cons

Entertainment is limited; service and fare inclusions are not at luxury levels

Bottom Line

A beautiful ship for those looking for an intimate cruise without a true-luxury price tag

Reviews
Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.5
Service4.0
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Public Rooms

28-day
Baltic British & Irish Explorer

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Aarhus, Rostock ... see more
Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Amsterdam
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Aarhus
  • Day 4
    Rostock (Warnemunde)
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Tallinn
  • Day 7
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 8
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 9
    Helsinki
  • Day 10
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Copenhagen
  • Day 12
    Copenhagen
  • Day 13
    Oslo
  • Day 13
    Cruising
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Amsterdam
  • Day 16
    Cruising
  • Day 17
    Plymouth
  • Day 18
    Ilfracombe
  • Day 19
    Fishguard
  • Day 20
    Holyhead
  • Day 21
    Liverpool
  • Day 22
    Belfast
  • Day 23
    Dublin
  • Day 24
    Dublin
  • Day 25
    Cruising
  • Day 26
    Isle of Portland (England)
  • Day 27
    St. Peter Port (Guernsey)
  • Day 28
    Dover
  • Day 29
    Amsterdam
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Rotterdam - Holland America Line

Pro

Pool deck never feels overcrowded

Con

Older ship showing signs of age, particularly in non-suite cabins

Bottom Line

Simple ship with a laidback atmosphere

Reviews

Rotterdam Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining3.0
Service4.0
Value4.0

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7-day
Norse Legends

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Eidfjord, Alesund ... see more
Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
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  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Eidfjord
  • Day 4
    Alesund
  • Day 5
    Geirangerfjord (Cruising)
  • Day 5
    Geiranger
  • Day 6
    Bergen
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Amsterdam
Ship Details

Nieuw Statendam - Holland America Line

Pros

A ship for music-lovers, with venues representing rock, pop, jazz, classical and the blues

Cons

Free dining is strong, but some higher-cover specialty restaurants aren't worth the extra money

Bottom Line

Perfect for the modern cruiser who is interested in exploration, music and culinary arts

Reviews

Nieuw Statendam Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Value4.5

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7 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Le Havre
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Southampton, Brugge ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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    Le Havre
  • Day 2
    Southampton
  • Day 3
    Brugge (Bruges)
  • Day 4
    Rotterdam
  • Day 5
    Rotterdam
  • Day 6
    Hamburg
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Le Havre
Ship Details

MSC Preziosa - MSC Cruises

Lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere and Mediterranean style

Family-friendly with free kids fares and water play areas

Good choice for budget-conscious cruisers

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MSC Preziosa Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.5/5
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Dining4.0
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Value5.0

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7 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Kiel
Visiting:
Copenhagen, Helsinki ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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    Kiel
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    Copenhagen
  • Day 3
    Cruising
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    Helsinki
  • Day 5
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 6
    Tallinn
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Kiel
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MSC Meraviglia - MSC Cruises

Pros

Fantastic for families; foodies and for those who just want to have a lot of fun

Cons

The endless activities and constant noise, plus kids up all hours, can be a little overwhelming

Bottom line: Big, fun, family-friendly ship with good food and endless entertainment

Reviews

MSC Meraviglia Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Southampton
Visiting:
Vigo, Lisbon ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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    Southampton
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Vigo
  • Day 4
    Lisbon
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Barcelona
  • Day 7
    Marseille
  • Day 8
    Genoa
Ship Details

MSC Preziosa - MSC Cruises

Lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere and Mediterranean style

Family-friendly with free kids fares and water play areas

Good choice for budget-conscious cruisers

Reviews

MSC Preziosa Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.5/5
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Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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2019 Best for Families

7-night
Northern Europe Cruise From Dover

Leaving:
Dover
Visiting:
Copenhagen, Oslo ... see more
Cruise Line:
Disney Cruise Line
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    Dover
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Copenhagen
  • Day 4
    Oslo
  • Day 5
    Stavanger
  • Day 6
    Bergen
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Dover
Ship Details

Disney Magic - Disney Cruise Line

Pros

"Tangled"-themed dining, show and programming; Marvel Day at Sea sailings

Cons

Small pool for families; crowded elevators for strollers and mobility impaired

Bottom Line

Regularly updated with first-class entertainment, dining and more

Reviews

Disney Magic Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service4.5
Value4.0

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19-day
Norse Legends & Iberian Adventure

Leaving:
Amsterdam
Visiting:
Eidfjord, Alesund ... see more
Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
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  • Day 1
    Amsterdam
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Eidfjord
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Alesund
  • Day 5
    Geiranger
  • Day 5
    Geirangerfjord (Cruising)
  • Day 6
    Bergen
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Amsterdam
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Cobh (Cork)
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Vigo
  • Day 13
    Lisbon
  • Day 14
    Seville
  • Day 15
    Seville
  • Day 16
    Gibraltar
  • Day 17
    Malaga
  • Day 18
    Cartagena (Spain)
  • Day 19
    Cruising
  • Day 20
    Rome (Civitavecchia)
Ship Details

Nieuw Statendam - Holland America Line

Pros

A ship for music-lovers, with venues representing rock, pop, jazz, classical and the blues

Cons

Free dining is strong, but some higher-cover specialty restaurants aren't worth the extra money

Bottom Line

Perfect for the modern cruiser who is interested in exploration, music and culinary arts

Reviews

Nieuw Statendam Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Value4.5

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6 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Copenhagen
Visiting:
Helsinki, St. Petersburg ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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    Cruising
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    Helsinki
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    St. Petersburg
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    Tallinn
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Kiel
Ship Details

MSC Meraviglia - MSC Cruises

Pros

Fantastic for families; foodies and for those who just want to have a lot of fun

Cons

The endless activities and constant noise, plus kids up all hours, can be a little overwhelming

Bottom line: Big, fun, family-friendly ship with good food and endless entertainment

Reviews

MSC Meraviglia Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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5.0/5
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Dining4.0
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2 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Barcelona
Visiting:
Marseille, Genoa ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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    Barcelona
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    Marseille
  • Day 3
    Genoa
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MSC Preziosa - MSC Cruises

Lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere and Mediterranean style

Family-friendly with free kids fares and water play areas

Good choice for budget-conscious cruisers

Reviews

MSC Preziosa Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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2019 Best for Embarkation

14 Night
Viking Homelands

Cruise Critic Favorite
Leaving:
Stockholm
Visiting:
Stockholm, Helsinki ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking Ocean Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Stockholm
  • Day 2
    Stockholm
  • Day 3
    Helsinki
  • Day 4
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 5
    St. Petersburg
  • Day 6
    Tallinn
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Gdansk
  • Day 9
    Rostock (Warnemunde)
  • Day 10
    Copenhagen
  • Day 11
    Aalborg
  • Day 12
    Stavanger
  • Day 13
    Eidfjord
  • Day 14
    Bergen
  • Day 15
    Bergen
Ship Details

Viking Sky - Viking Ocean Cruises

Pros

Inclusive ship that visits unique destinations

Cons

Ship lacks big-ticket nightly entertainment

Bottom Line

A beautiful ship that offers exceptional dining and spacious cabins

Reviews

Viking Sky Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value5.0

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8 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Portsmouth
Visiting:
Brugge, Cherbourg ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Portsmouth (England)
  • Day 2
    Brugge (Bruges)
  • Day 3
    Cherbourg
  • Day 4
    Saint-Malo
  • Day 5
    St. Helier
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Ferrol
  • Day 8
    Porto (Leixoes)
  • Day 9
    Lisbon
Ship Details

Star Breeze - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Small-ship cruising, port-intensive itineraries

Cons

Limited entertainment and enrichment activities

Bottom Line

Terrific upscale yet casual cruise line for active travelers

Reviews

Star Breeze Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value4.0

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16 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Copenhagen
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Southampton, Belfast ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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    Copenhagen
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MSC Meraviglia - MSC Cruises

Pros

Fantastic for families; foodies and for those who just want to have a lot of fun

Cons

The endless activities and constant noise, plus kids up all hours, can be a little overwhelming

Bottom line: Big, fun, family-friendly ship with good food and endless entertainment

Reviews

MSC Meraviglia Reviews

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Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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7 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Le Havre
Visiting:
Southampton, Vigo ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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    Southampton
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    Vigo
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    Lisbon
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    Barcelona
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    Marseille
Ship Details

MSC Preziosa - MSC Cruises

Lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere and Mediterranean style

Family-friendly with free kids fares and water play areas

Good choice for budget-conscious cruisers

Reviews

MSC Preziosa Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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10 Night
Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Lisbon
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Madeira, Tenerife ... see more
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Ponant
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    Madeira (Funchal)
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    Tenerife
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    Las Palmas
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    Mindelo (Sao Vicente)
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    Cape Verde
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    Dakar
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Le Dumont d'Urville - Ponant

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Le Dumont d'Urville Reviews

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0.0/5

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Europe - Northern Cruise

Leaving:
Rostock
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Bergen, Flam ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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    Rostock (Warnemunde)
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    Bergen
  • Day 4
    Flam
  • Day 5
    Hellesylt
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    Copenhagen
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    Rostock (Warnemunde)
Ship Details

MSC Poesia - MSC Cruises

Large international passenger mix

Elegant decor that evokes a boutique hotel

Stellar entertainment, from acrobats to singers

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MSC Poesia Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value4.0

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