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Rosyth (Edinburgh) – Copenhagen – Helsinki – St Petersburg – Tallinn – Kiel Canal – Rosyth
with the Carducci String Quartett, Simon Rowland-Jones, viola, Paul Jones, piano, Joshua Ellicott, tenor, Monika-Evelin Liiv, mezzo soprano, and the Ferio Saxophone Quartet

Departing from Rosyth, the Black Watch will sail down the Firth of Forth into the North Sea. After a day of talks and music at sea, you will arrive in Copenhagen, Denmark’s intimate but vibrant capital with a host of cultural attractions including the glittering Rosenborg Palace, the matchless collection of Danish art at the National Gallery of Denmark and the famous Tivoli Gardens. After another day at sea, you visit three cities on consecutive days. First is Helsinki where you will be offered a special excursion focussing on Finland’s national hero, Jean Sibelius. Next is the majestic city of St Petersburg where you can choose between visiting the city’s palaces and museums or places associated with the great composers and writers who lived here. In Tallinn, you will discover mediaeval architecture before enjoying a concert by principal singers from the Estonian National Opera. Later in the cruise there will be time in Kiel before passing through the famous canal which links the Baltic to the North Sea.

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