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Majestic Landscapes of Iceland

This brand new cruise on stylish ship Viking Sky explores the breathtaking Norwegian fjords, remote Faroe Islands and dramatic landscapes of Iceland, the Land of Ice and Fire. Includes return flights from the UK and guided shore excursions

Fly Cruise
12 nights from £3990pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Bergen
  • Flam
  • Flam railway
  • Alesund
  • Geirangerfjord
  • Torshavn
  • Seydisfjordur
  • Seydisfjordur
  • Isafjordur
  • Reykjavik
  • Blue Lagoon near Reykjavik

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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Save £500pp PLUS gratuities included! Book by 31 May 2018

Majestic Landscapes of Iceland Special Offer

Join Viking Sky for this unique voyage showcasing the awe-inspiring scenery of the Norwegian fjords and Iceland, not forgetting the remote Faroe Islands.

Moor next to the UNESCO-listed Bryggen Wharf in Bergen and disembark for a sightseeing tour, with highlights including the impressive Rosenkrantz Tower and medieval King Haakon's Hall. Continue to the tranquil village of Flam, where there is the opportunity to enjoy a ride on the famous Flam railway through breathtaking scenery.

Admire stunning architecture in the Art Nouveau town of Alesund, before cruising the tranquil waters of Geirangerfjord to the quaint village of Geiranger, where you'll enjoy a drive to Eagle's Bend viewpoint navigating 11 thrilling hairpin bends en route. The next port of call is picturesque Torshavn, capital of the remote Faroe Islands. Enjoy a scenic drive with plenty of photostops during your time here, before Viking Sky sets sail for Iceland, the dramatic Land of Ice and Fire.

Explore the pretty town of Seydisfjordur with its thriving arts scene and fantastic hiking trails and perhaps take the opportunity to relax at the geothermal Myvatn Nature Baths in Akureyri. Charming Isafjordur is a delight to explore, while the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik is the gateway to the famous Blue Lagoon.

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Majestic Landscapes of Iceland Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Bergen (Norway)

Fly from the UK to picturesque Bergen, surrounded by soaring mountains, serene fjords and majestic glaciers. Embark Viking Sky, moored next to the UNESCO-listed Bryggen Wharf. This evening, there is the opportunity to dine ashore and mix with the locals.

Day 2 - Bergen

Board a coach for an included tour of Bergen's main sights, including the impressive Rosenkrantz Tower and medieval King Haakon's Hall. Enjoy a photo stop at Nordes for spectacular panoramic views over the harbour, and learn about Bergen's colourful past from the experienced guide. Optional tours available include a visit to the home of Edvard Grieg, Norway's famed composer, experiencing life on a traditional Norwegian farm, and an exploration of tiny Lysoen Island and the beautiful stave church.

Day 3 - Flam

Travel to the beautiful village of Aurland with a local guide before following the Aurland River and passing Vassbygdvatn Lake. Later, you'll ascend the stunning Laerdal River Valley before arriving at Osterbo Mountain Farm, which used to be isolated from the world until the introduction of the road network. If you don't wish to join the included excursion, there is the option to board the Flam Railway for a ride through majestic scenery, or enjoy a fjord safari followed by a cheese tasting at a goat farm.

Day 4 - Alesund

Viking Sky arrives in the Art Nouveau town of Alesund which was rebuilt following a fire. An included tour showcases magnificent architecture, inspired by all parts of Europe. Highlights include the Jugend quarter in the town centre and the stunning park at the base of Mt Aksla. Alternatively, take the opportunity to visit the tranquil islands of Giske and Godoy, admire the thsouands of birds nesting on the cliffs of Runde or join an exciting hike up Sugarlump Mountain.

Day 5 - Geiranger

Viking Sky cruises Geirangerfjord before arriving in the quaint village of Geiranger. Take in awe-inspiring scenery on you ascend Geirangerfjord on a drive, Arrive at Eagle's Bend viewpoint passing through 11 thrilling hairpin turns. At the end of the road, you'll be able to take in the vistas of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today's optional excursions include a visit to a traditional Norwegian farm to see how goat cheeses are made, and a kayaking trip through the tranquil waters of Geirangerfjord.

Day 6 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board as you spend a day at sea.

Day 7 - Torshavn (Faroe Islands)

Discover Viking heritage as you explore the remote Faroe archipelago. Admire the magnificent Viking Parliament on Torshavn harbour, then travel along the ridgetop road which takes in the southern part of Streymoy Island, stopping for photos. Other highlights include picturesque Nororadalur and tranquil Lake Leynar. If you don't wish to join the included tour, there are optional excursions available. Perhaps discover the rugged island of Eysturoy and board a boat for a thrilling sea safari.

Day 8 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board Viking Sky during a day at sea.

Day 9 - Seydisfjordur (Iceland)

Today you are free to explore quaint Seydisfjordur at leisure. There is a thriving arts scene and a variety of hiking trails, plus an impressive Blue Church. Perhaps learn about this beautiful town area at the Technical Museum of East Iceland. Alternatively, join an optional tour, including a journey along the Njardvikursridur track and on to the tiny village of Bakkegerdi for lunch. Continue to Elf Hill and Alfasteinn. There is also the option visit the Skalanes Nature and Heritage Centre which is home to over 40 species of birds.

Day 10 - Akureyri

Akureyri is the second largest city in Iceland and is known as the Capital of the North. An included tour takes in the spectacular Akureyri Church with its stunning stained-glass window, and Akureyri's Public Park and Botanic Garden. Alternatively, opt for a coach tour to Godafoss Waterfall, nicknamed the Waterfall of the Gods or relax in the tranquil geothermal waters of Myvatn Nature Baths.

Day 11 - Isafjordur

Isafjordur is is located on the breathtaking Westfjords peninsula. Enjoy a scenic drive and a visit to the fascinating Osvor Maritime Museum, before continuing to the pretty village of Bolungarvik on an included excursion. If you don't wish to join the included tour, there is an optional excursion to Vigur Island, home to a variety of birdlife, and a visit to the fishing village of Sudavik which takes in the Arctic Fox Centre.

Day 12 - Reykjavik

Viking Sky arrives in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik. See the sights on an included tour, from the striking white Hallgrimskirkja church to the magnificent Hofoi House. Alternatively, enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime whale watching excursion, relax in the famous Blue Lagoon or board a super truck for a ride to the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park.

Day 13 - Reykjavik - UK

Disembark Viking Sky and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 12-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • Complimentary shore excursion in every port with a wide choice of optional extra excursions available
  • House wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Choice of dining options from casual to private dining and al fresco dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Tea and Coffee available 24-hours
  • Wi-Fi throughout the ship
  • All port charges and government taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Additional optional shore excursions

Cruise Extensions

  • Oslo and Scenic Train Extension Enjoy a 2-night stay in Oslo at the Thon Hotel Opera or similar and a scenic train journey from Oslo to Bergen. From £549pp. Please contact us for more details
  • Reykjavik Extension Enjoy a 2-night stay at the Hilton Reykjavik Nordica or similar and a a tour of the famous Blue Lagoon. From £659pp. Please contact us for more details
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