The Baltic is a region of truly captivating contrasts. After all, what other part of the world has inspired fairytales, witnessed world-changing histories, built imposing castles, palaces and churches, and created cuisines rooted in the land and drawn straight from the sea? These fabled lands cannot fail to leave a lifelong impression. Discover Scandinavia’s age-old fishing culture, and enjoy the results in her vibrant restaurants’ eclectic menus. Explore the magnificent, imperial wonders of St Petersburg. Wander along the cobblestoned streets of Tallinn’s Old Town, with its cafés and shops, or hop onto a bike in Copenhagen and cycle through its pretty, tree-lined parks.