Vikings and Royals Cruise: the United Kingdom to Greenland and Iceland

Jul. 29-Aug. 19, 2018

Tour Details

Type: 
Cruise
Number of days: 
22
Cost: 
$8,949 [and up]
Activity Level: 
Moderate
Tour Operator: 
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Tour Description 
  • Trace the paths of Viking explorers across the Atlantic Ocean as Oceania Cruises’ newly upgraded Nautica takes you on a spectacular 20-night luxury voyage from the United Kingdom to Greenland and Iceland
  • Revel in the rich heritage and deep-rooted Viking history of Scotland as you visit Edinburgh’s old town and Kirkwall on the Orkney Islands, where you can find the Neolithic village of Skara Brae
  • As you cross the open seas of the Atlantic, take a brief intermission in the quaint and beautiful Danish town of Tórshavn, capital of the Faroe Islands and named after the Norse god Thor
  • Marvel at the alien landscapes of Iceland’s volcanic Lake Mývatn, a short trip from the surprisingly cosmopolitan port of Akureyri
  • Tour Iceland’s oldest house, Tjoruhusid, from the rustic and charming town of Isafjördur
  • See towering mountains, majestic blue-ice glaciers, and deep Northern waters as you sail the Prince Christian Sound from Iceland to Greenland
  • Admire the archeological wonders of Paamiut and stroll through the colorful wooden homes of Qaqortoq, the largest village in Southern Greenland
  • Spend the night in Reykjavik, where you can dive into this northernmost capital’s deep Nordic history, relax in its state-of-the-art geothermal pools, and take in the city’s forward-thinking arts and cultural scene
  • Discover the secrets and history of Londonderry, the only completely walled city remaining in the British Isles and one of Ireland’s longest continually inhabited places
  • Explore the capital cities of the Emerald Isles; including Belfast, the Northern Irish capital and birthplace of the Titanic; and Dublin, the cosmopolitan capital of Ireland and its largest city
  • Don’t miss the chance to experience this unforgettable Northern Atlantic crossing as you absorb ancient history and Norse culture on this 20-night voyage to some of the world’s most unique destinations

Date, itinerary, and price are subject to change.

 

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