Regal Princess joined the Princess Cruises' fleet in May 2014. As sister ship to the Royal Princess, this contemporary ship retains the evolutionary design of her predecessor, all perfectly complemented by chic interiors, modern artwork and a glittering array of on-board facilities. The splendid Piazza Atrium serves as the social hub of the ship with plentiful bars, restaurants, shops and entertainment venues lining the balconies, along with atmospheric lighting and a grandiose horseshoe-shaped staircase at its heart. Unique on-board experiences include 'walking over water' along the glass-floored Sea Walk and admiring the awesome panoramic vistas from the cantilevered Sky View Bar.
Days at sea are the best time to enjoy the highlights of Regal Princess. Soak up the sun by day alongside the Fountain Pool, where interactive sound and light Princess WaterColour Fantasy shows light up the decks after dark. Adult-only The Sanctuary, with its private cabanas, whirlpools and the Retreat Pool, is the perfect place to escape. Indulge your mind and body in Lotus Spa and The Enclave thermal suite. Add activity to your day with a spinning class or join in a game of basketball at Centre Court. The Pelicans and Shockwaves Centres offer fun and activities for children aged from 3 to 12 years, while the Remix Teen Lounge is perfect for teenagers.
Regal Princess presents a myriad of dining styles and culinary experiences in her restaurants and eateries. The Allegro Dining Room hosts fixed time Traditional Dining, and the Symphony and Concerto eateries offer Anytime Dining options, each serving a five-course menu of gastronomic delights. Casual dining in Horizon Court includes buffet-style dishes and live cooking stations. Tuck into authentic, hand-tossed Neapolitan pizzas in Alfredo's Pizzeria, or you can discover fast food and burgers in the Trident Grill. Savour cakes and pastries as you sip your morning latte in The Pastry Shop and International Cafe, or tuck into authentic Italian ice cream sundaes in Gelato.
The speciality restaurants on Regal Princess offer a wealth of mouth-watering gourmet treats. Sabatini's Restaurant presents a menu of Italian pasta and seafood specialities. Premium seafood and cooked-to-order steaks are served in the Crown Grill, while there's freshly-prepared, high-quality cuts of beef in Sterling Steakhouse. Kai Susi, Bayou Cafe, and Ocean Terrace add to the gastronomic venues on board. Indulge in the ultimate dining experience with a Wine Maker's Dinner in the Wine Cellar or savour an evening with the Executive Chef at Chef's Table Lumiere.
A plethora of bars and lounges ensure you're never too far from a drink. Sip a glass of Shiraz with tapas and sushi in Vines wine bar, or savour a signature Martini in Crooners as you watch duelling pianists at the glass pianos. Ice-cold imported beers are just waiting to be discovered in the British-style Wheelhouse pub, or watch the world go by with a cocktail in Bellini's. Al fresco cocktails in the Sea View and Outrigger Bars come with stunning ocean vistas.
Evenings on Regal Princess offer something to match your every mood. The Princess Theatre stages Hollywood-style production shows, or you can discover cabaret acts in the Vista Lounge. Princess Live is a live TV studio at sea, presenting interactive culinary shows, late-night comedy, live concerts, and game shows. There’s also Movies under the Stars showing the latest blockbusters in the open-air. Chance your luck at the blackjack tables and slot machines in The Princess Casino, before bringing your day to a close in the Club 6 nightclub with a spot of late-night dancing.
Day 1: Fly UK to Copenhagen, Denmark
Fly from the UK to Copenhagen and be transferred to the port to board Regal Princess and sail onwards to Stockholm, Sweden.
Day 3: Stockholm (Nynashamn) Sweden
Sweden's vibrant capital city, Stockholm, spans an archipelago of 14 islands on the Baltic Sea coastline. Filled with more than 40 bridges and many galleries, museums, gardens, and parks, this city is perfect for exploring.
Looking for culture? Visit Vasa Museum, The Royal Palace, Drottningholm Palace, and Skansen — the world's first open-air museum. If you're a music fan, head to the popular ABBA Museum or go to Brunnsviken for a beautiful lake surrounded by cafes and botanical gardens. There are more than 1,000 restaurants dotted across the city, as well as streets of boutiques and designer stores on Drottninggatan — including the Nordiska Kompaniet and Åhléns department stores.
Day 4: Helsinki, Finland
Today, disembark at Helsinki and head to the old town where you find Senate Square, Presidential Palace and Opera House. Walk through Gardenia — the city's tropical gardens — and visit Ateneum, which is home to Finnish and European art. Enjoy the mix of Slavic and Scandinavian architecture as you walk along the pretty waterfront of this cosmopolitan city.
Day 5 - 6: St. Petersburg (overnight)
St Petersburg is one of Russia's most iconic cities. From its ornate palaces and beautiful bridges to its glistening canals and picture-postcard sights - there is plenty to see around every corner. Visit the Palace Square to admire the amazing Winter Palace, gaze in awe at the gilded cupola of St Isaac's Cathedral and enjoy the fountains at Peterhof Palace. Marvel at artworks by the grand masters such as Leonardo Da Vinci, El Greco and Rembrandt at the Hermitage Museum. Indulge in retail therapy at the eclectic mix of shops at the Nevsky Prospect. A visit to the Conservatoire Theatre to see a Russian ballet show or a boat trip along the city's rivers and canals are the perfect way to spend the evening.
Day 7: Tallinn, Estonia
Today the ship docks in the Estonian capital of Tallinn. The well-preserved medieval old town enjoys UNESCO World Heritage Site status and is the perfect place to explore on foot. Visit Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and Toompea Castle on top of Toompea Hill or spend some time in the Town Hall Square. Admire Peter the Great's Baroque Kadriorg Palace and the eclectic interior of Cathedral of St Mary the Virgin. Step back in time at Estonian Open Air Museum and Estonian Maritime Museum. View cutting edge art at Kumu art museum before enjoying lunch and city-wide views from the top of Tallinn TV Tower.
Day 9: Berlin (Warnemunde) Germany
Founded in the 13th-century, the German capital of Berlin is now a vibrant, multi-cultural metropolis. The city was divided in two during the Cold War, with the 18th-century Brandenburg Gate now a proud symbol of the reunification. Berlin's turbulent 20th-century history is also brought to life at the Holocaust memorial, Checkpoint Charlie and the graffitied remains of the Berlin Wall. Visit the Reichstag building - the setting for the German Parliament, the Bundestag. Explore Museumsinsel (Museum Island) - home to DDR Museum, German Spy Museum, Pergamon Museum, Alte Nationalgalerie, Bode Museum, Neues Museum and Berlin Cathedral. Admire city-wide views from Berlin Television Tower or shop for bargains at the designer stores on Kurfustendamm.
Day 11: Oslo, Norway
Oslo, the capital of Norway, sits on the country’s southern coast and is known for its spectacular snow-capped mountains and rolling green hills. Take a stroll around the modern city and be mesmerised by the eclectic mix of ancient castles and dazzling lakes. Journey back in time at the Viking House Museum or revel in the enchanted atmosphere at the magic Ice Bar Oslo. Stop by the Vigeland Sculpture Park and become fascinated with the ‘wonder-world’ of stone, iron and bronze human figures.
Day 12: Copenhagen, Denmark to Fly UK
Disembark the ship and be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.