Northern European and Baltic Cruises and Ports of Call
Two Days in Oslo and Norwegian Coastal Voyage Cruise Travel Log
Detailed cruise travel log of a trip to Norway in northern Europe that included two days in Oslo and a Hurtigruten coastal voyage
Maps of Northern European Countries Visited by Cruise Ships
Maps of countries in northern Europe visited by cruise ships, including Belgium, France, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Ireland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Finland, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, and Russia
Cruises to Northern Europe and the Baltic States
Cruise lines with ships sailing to Scandinavia, northern Europe and the Baltic.
Normandy and British Isles Cruise on the Celebrity Infinity
Detailed travel log of a northern European cruise to Normandy, France and the British Isles on the Celebrity Infinity. Cruise was roundtrip from Harwich, with stopovers in Le Havre, Guernsey, Cobh, Dublin, Liverpool, Belfast, Glasgow, and Invergordon
Museum Het Schip - Highlight of Amsterdam School Architecture
Amsterdam's Museum Het Schip ("The Ship") provides an interesting look at the Amsterdam School Architecture of the early 20th century. These photos provide an overview of the things to see at Het Schip.
Silversea Silver Cloud - Baltic and Scandinavian Cruise Logbook
Overview of the ports of call on a 14-day cruise to Scandinavian and the Baltic on the Silversea Silver Cloud cruise ship. Ports of call include Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Gdansk, Riga, Lillesand, Aalborg, and Visby.
Northern Europe and the Baltic Capitals Cruise Travel Journal
Detailed travel journal of a cruise from Dover to Stockholm via ports of call in northern Europe including Le Havre, Zeebrugge, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Oslo, Copenhagen, Tallin, St. Petersburg, and Stockholm.
Gdansk, Poland - Baltic and Northern Europe Cruise Ship Port of Call
Pictures of Gdansk, Poland
Helsinki, Finland Picture Album
Walking tour and cruise pictures of Helsinki, Finland, a popular port of call for cruises to northern Europe.
Stockholm Photo Gallery - Cruising into Stockholm and Downtown Sites
Pictures from Stockholm, Sweden including the Stockholm archipelago, the Stockholm Opera House, the Stockholm Sheraton Hotel, the History Museum, Train Station, and other city views.
Gamla Stan (Old Town) Tour - Stockholm, Sweden
Pictorial tour of Gamla Stan (Old Town) in Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm Ice Bar - Things to Do in Stockholm, Sweden
The Stockholm Ice Bar at the Nordic Sea Hotel is great fun and a perfect way to end a day visiting Stockholm.
Stockholm City Hall Picture Album - Stadshuset - Stockholm, Sweden
Pictures of the Stockholm City Hall, Stadshuset
Vasa Museum, Skansen Open-Air Museum, and Nordic Museum - Stockholm, Sweden
Photo tour of the Vasa Museum, Skansen Open-Air Museum, and Nordic Museum, which are all located on Stockholm's National City Park called Djurgarden.
Sheraton Stockholm Hotel & Towers
Review and description of the Sheraton Stockholm Hotel & Towers
Tallinn, Estonia - Photo Gallery from Baltic Cruise Port of Call
Tallinn, Estonia picture gallery from Baltic cruise
Oslo, Norway - Overview
Oslo is the capital of Norway and a fascinating place to visit on either a cruise to northern Europe and the Baltic states or as a pre- or post-cruise extension of a Norwegian coastal voyage to the fjords of western Norway.
Tallinn, Estonia - Baltic Cruise Port of Call
Tour of Tallinn, Estonia, which is a popular port of call for cruises to the Baltic and Northern Europe.
Oslo, Norway Pictures
Pictures from Oslo, Norway taken while on a cruise to Scandinavia and the Baltic.
Copenhagen, Denmark - Things to Do With a Day in Copenhagen
Pictorial tour of Copenhagen, showing things to do and see when your cruise ship is in port. There's much more to see in Copenhagen than just the Little Mermaid.
A Walking Tour of Bruges
Bruges is a wonderful medieval city and a tourist's dream. It is full of museums, statues, canals and a delightful Gothic cityscape.
A Day in Antwerp
Antwerp is a busy port city up the Scheldt River from the English Channel. It is a popular cruise ship port of call and a fascinating place to spend the day--even if you don't buy one of their famous diamonds!
Dublin, Ireland - Capital City of the Republic of Ireland
Photos from Dublin, Ireland
Glasgow, Scotland - Scottish City on the Clyde River
Photos from Glasgow, Scotland taken from a cruise ship docked in Greenock, Scotland
Cobh - Historical Village on Cork Harbor near Cork, Ireland
Photos from Cobh, a quaint Irish Port on Cork Harbor near Cork, Ireland. Cruise ships sailing to Ireland dock in Cobh for shore excursions to Cork, the Blarney Castle, and other sites in County Cork
Copenhagen - Delightful Danish City
Copenhagen is user friendly, with lots to see and do. The city is compact and perfect for walking. Tivoli Gardens and the many royal palaces are true jewels of the city.
Spring Cruise Idea - Dutch Tulips and Windmills
The Floriade is a once-every decade horticultural event in the Netherlands, and it runs from April 6 through October 20 of 2002. This year may be a great year to take that Holland cruise.
A Visit to Keukenhof Gardens Near Amsterdam
Anyone visiting the Netherlands in the springtime should make time to see the Keukenhof Gardens near Amsterdam.
Dutch Journey Travel Log
Travel log from spring tulip cruise on the Viking Europe river vessel. Cruise tour embarked from Amsterdam and explored the small villages and spectacular gardens of the Netherlands.
Sunday in Amsterdam
Many cruises to northern Europe include Amsterdam as a port of call. This city of contradictions has something for everyone.
Cruising from Dover to Le Havre on the Renaissance R6
Our anniversary cruise finally arrived! The About Freshwater Fishing Guide and the About Cruises Guide travel to London and on to Dover to meet the R6.
Amsterdam and Netherlands Guide Books
Use these guidebooks to help you plan your pre- or post-cruise visit to the Netherlands.
Pictures from Amsterdam
Pictures taken by the About Cruises Guide while on a stopover and shore excursion to Amsterdam.
Pictures from Northern Europe, Scandinavia and the Baltic
Hundreds of photos taken by the About Cruises Guide on a trip to Northern Europe, Scandinavia and the Baltic States in the summer of 2001.
Cruise Reviews - Northern Europe, Scandinavia and the Baltic
Cruise reviews from cruises to northern Europe, Scandinavia and the Baltic submitted by visitors to About Cruises.
Scandinavia for Visitors - Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland
Explore Scandinavia with About Guide Terri Mapes
From the About Guide to Geography. Maps of the Netherlands.
Amsterdam for Visitors - About Guide to Amsterdam
The About Guide to Amsterdam covers almost everything you wanted to know about Amsterdam, including links to travel, attractions, sports, government, leisure, and weather.
Where to See Auroras in the Northern Hemisphere
The "northern lights" or aurora borealis is visible in the northern hemipshere to those lucky enough to see it. This article from the About Guide to Weather shows the best times of year to view this atmospheric phenomenon.
Schiphol Airport - Amsterdam
Website of the largest airport in the Netherlands. Information on transfers to and from the airport, maps, tickets, and aiport shopping. In both Dutch and English.
Anne Frank House
Homepage of the Anne Frank House and Museum in Amsterdam. Information on location, admissions, and the Anne Frank story.
Holland Tourism Site
All sorts of travel information for tourists planning a visit to Holland, the Netherlands, and Amsterdam.
Ambassade Hotel - Amsterdam
Located near the city center, this hotel was created from 10 old Amsterdam Canal houses. Great hotel for a pre- or post- cruise stay.
Kirkenes - Fascinating Nowegian Town near the Russian Border
Pictures of Kirkenes, Norway, which is a border town on the northern coast of Norway filled with year-round things to do and see.
Oslo is a fascinating city, filled with museums, parks, outdoor eateries, and shopping. Visitors have many things to do and see in this capital city of Norway.