the Standing Stones of Stenness on the remote island of Kirkwall
through fishing villages and appreciate the slow pace of life
cliffs for trolls
some of the world's most beautiful scenery along Norway's rugged
past mist-shrouded Bjørnøya — a bird
watcher's paradise featuring spectacular views
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Expedition departs in the late afternoon, sailing towards Kirkwall.
historic and mystical sites by coach on this remote island. Explore the
Standing Stones of Stenness, the intriguing Ring of Brodgar, and the
village of Skara Brae.
3: Shetland Islands
northwards to the remote Shetland Islands. Opt to visit Jarlshof or
join the Puffin Bus to focus on puffins and seabird photography at
Sumbrugh Head (weather dependent). Enjoy additional time to explore
the famous North Sea to reach Norway. Spend the afternoon exploring the
beautiful Art Nouveau district of Ålesund, or take the 418
steps up to Fjellstua for the best view of the city, islands and bay.
Opt to visit the Ålesund Museum and learn about the culture
and history of the town, including the fire which destroyed the city in
full day to explore the town of Åndalsnes and the surrounding
mountains. Board the Rauma Railway taking you into the dramatic scenes
of the Romsdalen mountains, or explore on foot in "The Alp town by the
on to Trondheim. Choose between hiking in Bymarka Nature Reserve before
visiting the Sverresborg Folk Museum, or enjoying a city tour including
the Folk Museum and the elaborate Nidaros Cathedral, built between 1070
and 1300. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the area on your own.
rugged coastline of central Norway features some of the
world’s most beautiful scenery. Hike up to the famous hole in
the mountain, with fantastic views of the region. Keep an eye out for
Norway's mythical trolls. In the afternoon, head to the quaint and
picturesque Vega Island, a UNESCO site. Wander the fishing villages, go
on a guided nature hike, and appreciate the slow pace of life.
Svartisen, and Vikingen, to see beautiful glaciers and a globe
sculpture which marks Vikingen as a point directly on the Arctic Circle.
9: Lofoten Islands
Lofoten archipelago is an enchanting area of picturesque villages by
the sea backed with jagged peaks. Go ashore by Zodiac for a day trip of
the area. Start by visiting the Tørrfiskmuseum to learn
about traditional work of the islands before visiting Nusfjord, one of
Norway's oldest and best-preserved fishing villages for lunch at a
local restaurant. After, stop in Henningsvær for time to see
local art or explore the quaint fishing village. In the evening, stay
on deck as you cruise into one of Norway's most famous fjords, the
short yet dramatic Trollfjord. Search the cliffs on your continuing
quest to spot trolls.
the capital of northern Norway, is known as the "Gateway to the Arctic"
as it was the embarkation point for many Arctic expeditions. Learn
about past Arctic expeditions and opt for some hiking or to explore the
city on your own.
11: At Sea/Bjørnøya
past mist-shrouded Bjørnøya (Bear Island)
– a birdwatcher's paradise featuring spectacular views.
this archipelago of deep fjords, mountains and massive ice sheets. Keep
your eyes open for walruses, seals, reindeer, Arctic foxes and, of
course, polar bears.
in the sights and sounds of Svalbard. Glaciers, nesting birds, sea
mammals like polar bears, walruses and whales plus land mammals like
the Arctic fox and reindeer all call this region home.
exploring the icy wonderland of Svalbard.
the Expedition in the morning.
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nights aboard the Expedition
point to ship transfer
and land excursions with our expert expedition team
and educational programs
Islands guided tour of ancient ruins
village visit (Lofoten Islands)
waterproof boots supplied for USA sizes 4 - 16