Deilmann sets Baltic cruise-tours

NEW YORK -- Peter Deilmann Cruises debuted packages combining seven-night Baltic sailings on a re-created 19th-century tall ship with six tours to the Norwegian fjords, St. Petersburg, Russia, and the Elbe River in Germany.

The 50-passenger Lili Marleen will sail two alternating itineraries in the lower Baltic Sea from the German port of Neustadt through October.

Peter Deilmann Cruises combines eastern and western Baltic sailings with a cruise from Stockholm, above. The western Baltic sailings call at Aeroskobing, Funen and Copenhagen, Denmark; Falkenberg, Sweden; and Wismar, Germany. Meanwhile, the eastern sailings will stop at Ystad, Sweden; the Danish island of Bornholm; and Gdynia, Poland, for a visit to the nearby historic port of Gdansk.

Deilmann is offering 11-night independent tours combining either itinerary with three days in St. Petersburg; departures are available weekly, and all-inclusive rates start at $3,445 per person, double.

A 14-night itinerary combines either sailing with a jaunt from Stockholm, Sweden, to Oslo, Balestrand and Bergen, Norway, via train and fjord cruise.

Departures are May to September; all-inclusive prices start at $4,370.

Another 14-night itinerary pairs a Baltic sailing with a weeklong cruise on the Elbe aboard the 106-passenger Dresden, calling at Wittenberg, Meissen and Hamburg, Germany; rates start at $3,490.

Seven-night sailings aboard the Lili Marleen alone also are available, starting at $1,650 per person in twin-bed cabins.

All prices include first-class hotel with breakfast, air transit within Europe, first-class rail, ferries, shore excursions, sightseeing and transfers.

Commissions on all Deilmann products is 10%.

For information, call (800) 348-8287 or visit

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