Northern European Cruise

Northern Europe is a prosperous and sophisticated corner of the world with great cities, rugged landscapes and architecture that encompasses modern masterpieces as well as ancient churches and castles.  There are few places richer in history in the world.  This region is filled with art, music and literature from a large part of the cultural fabric of the western world.

Baltic Sea

Cruises through the Baltic Sea to the great capitals of Northern Europe are filled with hundreds of museums, stunning royal palaces and historic architecture.  You can visit cities that include the great walking city of Copenhagen, the Viking capital Oslo, Stockholm one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, the medieval city Tallinn and the formally divided Berlin which is one of today’s most vital centers of art and culture.

Norwegian Fjords

The Norwegian Fjord land is dotted with thing cities, pristine hamlets and charming fishing villages against a backdrop of towering mountains, sweeping glaciers and rushing waterfalls.  The ports of call along the western coast of Norway and north above the Artic Circle are former Viking strongholds and boast long summer days and cool temperatures.  Enjoy escorted hiking tours that take you through the lush countryside past rushing waterfalls and fields of wildflowers also enjoy fish and flower markets, museums, churches and tidy home and gardens that make enjoyable and leisurely independent walking tours in the pleasant temperatures.

British Isles and Ireland

There is so much culture packed into Ireland and the British Isles.  The most popular ports to visit in Ireland are Cork and Dublin.  In Cork tourists take the time to venture to the Blarney Castle where they can take part in the tradition of kissing the Blamey Stone for the gift of eloquence.  In Dublin, Ireland’s capital, enjoy estates, gardens, museums and exhibits.

In Scotland, you can search for the phantom Loch Ness Monster, visit the Orkney Islands to traverse amonth the white-sand beaches, wave breaking 1,000 foot cliffs, concentrated prehistoric sites or castle-hopping.  A stop in Wales will give you the opportunity to take a breather and enjoy the beautiful landscape and visit many national parks.  While in England visit all the famous sites of London such as Buckingham Palace, Southampton Maritime Museum, Big Ben, Westminster Abby, Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square.

Ports of call: Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo, Stockholm, St. Petesburg, Tallinn, Berlin/Warnemunde, Gdansk, Bergen, Helsingor, Flamm, Geiranger/Hellsylt, Honningsvag, Tromso, Trondheim, Spitsbergen, Stavanger, Rejkjavik.

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