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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

In the Wake of the Vikings

Follow in the footsteps of Vikings on this spectacular full-board 14-night cruise from Bergen to Montreal with visits to the remote Shetland and Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland and Canada. Includes return flights from the UK, overseas transfers and shore excursions

Fly Cruise
14 nights from £7040pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Bergen, Norway
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands
  • City Hall of Montreal, Canada
  • Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Saguenay Fjord in Quebec, Canada
  • Torshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Viking Settlement in L'Anse aux Meadows

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Begin this fantastic cruise in the Norwegian city of Bergen which is surrounded by majestic mountains, fjords and glaciers. Enjoy a visit to the rustic Shetland Islands in Scotland before exploring the wild and dramatic landscape of the Faroe Islands which are rich in Viking culture.

Discover Reykjavik, Iceland's vibrant capital city and then journey on to picturesque Greenland. Immerse yourself in Inuit culture on a visit to the open air Nanortalik Museum and discover the scenic town of Qaqortoq. Then head to Newfoundland to witness ancient Norse settlements at L’Anse aux Meadows.

Cruise the St. Lawrence Gulf en route to Canada and uncover the rich cultures of Saguenay and Quebec City. The final port of call on this 14-night cruise is the lively city of Montreal.

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In the Wake of the Vikings

Day 1 - 2 - UK - Bergen (Norway)

Fly from the UK and board your Viking ship in Bergen, the charming Norwegian city surrounded by majestic mountains, fjords and glaciers. Dine ashore this evening before spending the night in port. The following morning, board a luxury coach for a relaxing tour of Bergen's sites and enjoy an included visit to the Hanseatic Museum. Alternatively, take the opportunity to visit the home of Edvard Grieg, Norway’s famous composer in Troldhaugen or take a trip to the summit of Mt. Ulriken.

Day 3 - Lerwick (Scotland)

Lerwick was founded as an unofficial marketplace to service 17th-century Dutch herring fleets. Hay's Dock is home to the Shetland Museum and Archives, set out to explore the island and meet its famous residents—Shetland ponies. Perhaps explore the impressive archaeological site of Jarlshof on the southern tip of Mainland.

Day 4 - Tórshavn (Faroe Islands)

Torshavn is one of the smallest capital cities in the world and was once the site of an annual Viking gathering. Perhaps explore the old part of the town which boasts characteristic red buildings with turf-covered roofs clustered on a narrow peninsula. Enjoy a panoramic tour of the wild and dramatic landscape of the Faroe Islands through the stunning landscapes of Streymoy, rich in Viking lore and fishing culture.

Day 5 - At Sea

Enjoy the ships facilities during a relaxing day at sea.

Day 6 - Reykjavik (Iceland)

Reykjavik is one of the world's smallest capital cities and boasts magnificent mosaics, spectacular sculptures and colourful houses. Get acquainted with this picturesque city on a panoramic tour or perhaps visit the classic 'Golden Circle' with its lava fields, bubbling mud pools and impressive geysers on an optional excursion.

Day 7 - At Sea

Enjoy the ships facilities during a relaxing day at sea.

Day 8 - Nanortalik (Greenland)

Enjoy a call in quaint Nanortalik, Greenland's southernmost town. Immerse yourself in Inuit culture on a visit to the open air Nanortalik Museum, one of the most interesting museums in Greenland.

Day 9 - Quqortoq

Explore the scenic town of Qaqortoq where brightly coloured houses line the streets. This simple seaside town relies on fishing, fur production and ship repair and also has a brisk local arts scene, as you will see in its 30 “Stone and Man” sculptures in town. Perhaps get to know some local Greenlanders as you are invited into their home on an optional excursion.

Day 10 - At Sea

Enjoy the ships facilities during a relaxing day at sea.

Day 11 - L'Anse aux Meadows (Newfoundland, Canada)

Step back in time during a visit to the World Heritage-listed L'Anse aux Meadows, North America's only known Norse village. Gain an insight into what life was like for the continent’s first Norse explorers during a guided tour of this finely restored village. Or take the opportunity to join a local family on their fishing boat for a scenic sail.

Day 12 - At Sea

Enjoy the ships facilities during a relaxing day at sea.

Day 13 - Saguenay (Quebec, Canada)

Saguenay is located approximately 100km inland along the Saguenay River between the St Lawrence River and the Lac Saint-Jean. This spectacularly beautiful area is also an ideal place to go whale watching, with many different breeds congregating there to feed and mate at various times of the year. Perhaps witness the story of Saguenay's growth during a lively stage show created specifically for English-speaking visitors, with privileged backstage access. Or enjoy an optional foodie experience sampling the city's beloved cheese and liquor.

Day 14 - Quebec City

Quebec City is one of North America’s oldest cities and is a haven for culture and the arts. The city showcases 37 National Historic Sites of Canada along with numerous museums, theatres and beautiful examples of early Canadian architecture including the legendary Château Frontenac. Enjoy a panoramic tour exploring cultural and historic sights in Quebec City. Alternatively, opt for a thrilling helicopter ride over Quebec City and the St. Lawrence River.

Day 15 - Montreal - UK

Disembark your Viking ship in Montreal and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

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

Price Includes

  • 14-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • 9 complimentary shore excursions 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
  • Gratuities
  • All port charges and government taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional optional shore excursions

Additional Information

  • Included Excursions:
  • Panoramic Bergen
  • Shetland Panorama & Ponies
  • Faroe Island Vistas
  • Panoramic Reykjavik
  • Nanortalik & It's Fascinating Museum
  • Qaqortoq Walking Tour
  • Viking Experience
  • Historic Quebec City

Cruise Extensions

  • Bergen Pre-Cruise Extension - 2 nights at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel (or similar), 2 breakfasts, services of a Viking Host and all transfers from just £389pp.
  • Monteal Post-Cruise Extension - 2 nights at a Montreal hotel, breakfasts and all transfers from just £429pp.
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