Cruisers going to northern Europe have diverse choices of prices, ships, and cruise lines. The cruising season to northern Europe, Scandinavia, and the Baltic states runs from May into September, with the busiest (and most expensive) cruises in July and August. Here is a list of the major cruise lines for Scandinavia, the Baltic, and northern Europe (listed alphabetically).
Azamara Club Cruises
The Azamara Journey will sail a variety of 7 to 12-day cruises from Stockholm and Copenhagen in northern Europe in 2013.
The Celebrity Constellation will cruise to northern Europe roundtrip from Amsterdam with 12-day cruises, and the Celebrity Eclipse will sail from Southampton roundtrip on 14-day cruises to the Baltic in 2013.
Cruise and Maritime Voyages
Cruise and Maritime Voyages will send the Marco Polo and the Discovery to northern Europe and the Baltic in the summer of 2013. The ships will sail from Tilbury, Harwich, Edinburgh, Kingston-upon-Hull, Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 8 to 12-day voyages.
The Crystal Serenity will spend part of the summer of 2013 in Scandinavia and northern Europe, with a variety of 10-day cruises, mostly between Copenhagen and Stockholm.
Cunard Line will send the Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth to northern Europe and the Baltic in 2013 on cruises from Southampton or Hamburg.
Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines will have four ships sailing northern Europe in 2013--the Boudicca, Balmoral, Braemar, and Black Watch.
Holland America Line
HAL sends four ships to northern Europe from May through early September in the summer of 2013. The Ryndam, Prinsendam, Rotterdam VI, and Eurodam will all be sailing in northern Europe.
Hurtigruten's ships serve as both a cruise line and a ferry service for the small villages along the western coast of Norway.
Lindblad Expeditions The National Geographic Explorer will have two northern European cruises in the summer of 2013--one is an 8-day voyage roundtrip from Reykjavik, and the second is a 14-day cruise from Amsterdam to Copenhagen. The ship also visits Greenland on an adventure from Iceland to Greenland.
Italian line MSC Cruises sends the MSC Poesia, Lirica, Magnifica, Musica, and Opera to northern Europe in the summer. The five ships will be sailing a variety of 7-12 day itineraries from several different ports.
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line has one of its ships in northern Europe and the Baltic in 2013 sailing roundtrip from Copenhagen on 9-day cruises - the Norwegian Star.
Royal Caribbean International
Royal Caribbean features the Independence of the Seas, Vision of the Seas, Adventure of the Seas, and the Brilliance of the Seas in northern Europe for 2013. They will sail from Harwich, Southampton, Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Paris on a variety of itineraries.
The Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Pride will sail northern Europe in the summer of 2013 for Seabourn Cruises. The ships will sail a variety of itineraries ranging from 7 days to 38 days.
The Silver Cloud and Silver Whisper will spend the summer in Scandinavia and Northern Europe on a variety of 7-16 day cruises in the Baltic area and around the North Sea in 2013. The exploration ship Silver Explorer will cruise the north Atlantic and northern Europe.
Voyages of Discovery will have the MV Voyager sailing 8 to 23 day northern Europe itineraries roundtrip from Portsmouth in the summer of 2013.
Windstar Cruises will send the Wind Surf sailing vessel to northern Europe in July and August 2013.Visit these web sites and check out the diversity of ships and cruise itineraries. With the wide variety of cruises offered, there should be a great cruise to northern Europe and the Baltic States that will fit your budget and vacation time.