Visit the home of Edvard Grieg and enjoy a private recital of Grieg's masterpieces
Enjoy a full day to explore the fascinating islands of the picturesque Lofoten Archipelago
Step aboard the Flåm Railway for a journey on one of Europe’s most scenic railways
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options
Arrive in Tromso and be transferred to your spectacular small ship.
Stay: 12 Nights: MS Hebridean SkyDaily :
Enjoy a full day to explore the Lofoten Islands. Visit the Viking Museum, which contains the world’s largest Viking longhouse. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant then travel to Sund. At the Fishery Museum, visit a blacksmith famous for his decorative steel cormorants, which can be found in the Pentagon, the Kremlin and the King of Norway’s palace. Later arrive in Reine, a picturesque fishing village on the island of Moskenesøya in the Lofoten archipelago.
With your ship anchored overnight, you may wish to take a short Zodiac ride ashore for a stroll with your Expedition Team under the midnight sun.Daily :
At Mount Torghatten you will have a choice of different guided walks, including one walk that takes you to view the legendary ‘hole’ in the mountain.
Cruise past Vikingen and see the Arctic Circle monument. Sail through Bronnoysund and admire breathtaking Mount Torghatten, one of the most famous landmarks on the Norwegian coast. Afterwards, return to your ship for dinner.Daily :
Arrive in Trondheim, founded in 997 and the capital of Norway during the Viking Age, until 1217. Discover the world’s oldest open-air museum, the Norwegian Folk Museum, with its vintage buildings, stave church and Sami huts. Learn about daily life for Norwegian people from the 16th century through to the present.Daily :
Sail into Nordfjord, which cuts its way inland to the mighty icefields of the Jostedal Glacier. Arrive at the village of Olden and pass beautiful lakes on the way to the spectacular Briksdal Glacier. Walk to the viewing point, where you will take in the awe-inspiring spectacle.Daily :
Absorb the stunning scenery in and around Bygstad then continue to the open-air Sunnfjord Museum, home to a number of antiquarian buildings set in an authentic cultural landscape. After stopping to explore, a particularly picturesque drive takes you to the stunning region of Norway known as ‘waterfall country’.Daily :
Spend much of today cruising the majestic fjords of Norway. Begin by cruising over Sognefjord, the country’s largest fjord and the third longest in the world. Continue on to World Heritage-listed Naeroyfjord, a dramatic fjord lined on either side by rugged mountain peaks, tumbling waterfalls and luscious emerald valleys.Daily :
Embark on one of Europe’s most scenic rail journeys along the Flåm Railway. Glide through countryside set more than 850 metres above sea-level. Then, after lunch, traverse spectacularly remote countryside on the way to Undredal, a fairytale-like village located along the beautiful Aurlandsfjorden.
Enjoy a private recital of some of Edvard Grieg’s most well-known classical masterpieces.
Spend the day in the lovely World Heritage-listed city of Bergen, home to one of the world’s oldest symphony orchestras. Embark on a guided sightseeing tour of the old quarter, with its quaint wooden houses and cobbled streets. You will also visit the home of Norway’s most famous composer, Edvard Grieg.Daily :
Dock in the town of Rosendal, located on Hardangerfjord and travel to the small village of Sunndal. From here, walk to the picturesque and serenely captivating Bondhus Lake, surrounded by a stunning backdrop of fjords and mountains.Daily :
Reaching the main port of the Shetland Islands, Lerwick, perhaps visit Jarlshof, where archaeological ruins date from the Stone Age to the 17th century. Alternatively, explore Viking heritage towns on a guided walking tour.
From Kirkwall, follow the coast of Scapa Flow to the smaller South Isles. Perhaps head off on a drive over the first of the Churchill Barriers and visit the hand-painted Italian Chapel built by Italian prisoners of war, before visiting Highland Park for a whiskey tasting. Back in Kirkwall, tour St Magnus Cathedral and Orkney Museum. Alternatively, see the standing stones of Stenness, the Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae.
Disembark in Leith and transfer to Edinburgh airport.Daily :
Enjoy the services of an APT Expedition Leader and Team, as well as local guides
All tipping, airport transfers, excursions and porterage are included for you
Expert guest speakers enhance your onboard experience brining specialist knowledge of the region's culture and history
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