Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords

May 19, 2019 - May 27, 2019
Price starting at: $4,995

Join us for a unique, comprehensive, seven-night journey to Scotland’s rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway’s majestic fjords; remote destinations forever linked by their Viking heritage. Cruise from Glasgow, Scotland; to Bergen, Norway, aboard the exclusively chartered, newest five-star small ship LE CHAMPLAIN, with a private balcony in all suites and staterooms and the world’s first multisensory, underwater observatory lounge. Travel in the wake of Viking explorers, cruising into ports accessible only by small ship amid spectacular landscapes in this seafaring region steeped in history and cultural richness. Enjoy a full-day scenic excursion into the Scottish Highlands, with visits to Fort William, Glenfinnan, and Glencoe, plus a specially arranged ride on Norway’s Flåm Railway, one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys. Visit Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands; prehistoric Jarlshof in the Shetland Islands; the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Orkney’s Neolithic Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae, including a special presentation by the Ness of Brodgar archaeological site director and head archaeologist; and Bergen’s picturesque Bryggen. Read more