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Old December 21st, 2008, 09:14 AM
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We are looking at going on a Baltic cruise in 2010..for those who have done this..which side of the ship is best to book? we plan on a Balcony...is on side better than the other? Thanks for your input.
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Old December 21st, 2008, 10:08 AM
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Depends on which way the ship will dock
I would do fore or aft cabin then you get the best views.
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Most of the lines cruise the Baltics on a Clockwise route, so land will be seen more often to the Port side of the ship. Once in the ports, many are industrial (St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Talin) whilst others can be away from the main sites (Nynashamn for Stockholm), and finally ports such as Oslo have lovely Fjord views to one side & the main city to the other.

So as already suggested you may want to consider a forward or rear facing room.

Have fun searching the available cruises & a great time once there.

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Some companies use a much more central port than Nynashamn for their stop i Stockholm, with walking distance to old town and the most central parts if your legs are okay! (I know that both RCI and NCL use the more central port, at least they did last year)
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Ah... we are starting to like Kandajones very much... they think like we do.

We just got back on the Connie and had a port balcony. We had perfect views in St Petersburg, Copenhagen, Talinn, Warnemünde, and Amsterdam.

The lucky ones on the back...well... we just called them names under our breath.
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