People living in the Baltic region travel between coastal cities using local shipping.
Baltic ferries is often luxurious, and the vessels are better described as cruise ferries. Many have swimming pools, restaurants, shops and a night club.
The Baltic region has a dense network of ferries. The map shows medium and long-distance lines. Along the southern coast there are many other local ferry links.
Many cruise ferry voyages are overnight. Travelers get the most from their vacations by sleeping their way from one town to the next.