The 922-passenger Crystal Symphony
, just renovated last year, is among the most sophisticated ships of the Crystal Cruises
line, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Among other improvements, the company fit the ships suites with sunken Jacuzzi tubs and revamped Prego, its Italian restaurant, with a modern design scheme and Swarovski crystal chandeliers. The Symphony
will embark August 7 from Copenhagen on a seven-night voyage, including three full days in St. Petersburg
ample time to meander the citys canal-lined streets and admire its baroque architecture. The ship will stop in Tallinn, Estonia, known for its well-preserved medieval heritage, before reaching the final port of Stockholm
. Onboard, passengers can sample Crystals enrichment programs, including tai chi and art history.
The Value Half-off rates are $4,375 a person and include round-trip airfare, a $500 onboard credit, and free sailings for as many as two kids.
The Catch Flights must depart from one of 23 designated U.S. cities.
The Details 888-722-0021; crystalcruises.com
From the Summer 2010 issue of Shermans Travel magazine.