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

Exploring Mystical Iceland

Discover charming towns, learn about Viking history, spot abundant widlife and admire outstanding natural beauty on this 14-night expedition cruise through Iceland and Norway. Includes all meals with beverages and onboard lectures from the experienced Expedition Team

Cruise Only
14 nights from £4181pp

Expedition Holiday
  • Akureyri, Iceland
  • Dynjandi Waterfall, Iceland
  • Geirangerfjord
  • Heimaey, Iceland
  • Kristiansand

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From Hamburg, head to Kristiansand in Norway and explore the charming old town or visit the bustling fish market. Sail into the impressive Lysefjord and admire the spectacular views of the staggering Preikestolen plateau towers before cruising on to UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord which features stunning nature and idyllic villages.

Discover the traditional Norwegian village of Seyðisfjörður with its Nordic-style wooden houses before cruising to Iceland's Grimsey which is known for its proximity to the Arctic Circle. See the gorgeous botanical gardens of Akureyri or perhaps visit the renowned Goðafoss waterfall. Spend time in the charming town of Ísafjörður and visit the amazing waterfall of Dynjandi from Patreksfjördur.

Explore the intriguing museums of Stykkishólmur and spot Puffins on the island of Heimaey before heading to the lively city of Reykjavik where this wonderful expedition cruise comes to an end.

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Exploring Mystical Iceland

Day 1-2 - Hamburg (Germany)

Embark MS Fridtjof Nansen in Hamburg. An overnight stay on board gives you plenty of time to explore the city's large parks, botanical gardens and nature reserves.

Day 3 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities during a relaxing day at sea.

Day 4 - Kristiansand (Norway)

Kristiansand boasts lovely beaches, a charming old town, a bustling fish market and a fascinating local history. Spend the day exploring this spectacular city and admire the natural beauty of the great outdoors.

Day 5 - Lysefjord

Sail into the impressive Lysefjord which is 40 kilometres long and 422 metres deep. Admire the great landscapes and enjoy views of the Preikestolen plateau towers which is 604 metres over the surface of the water.

Day 6 - Geiranger

Geirangerfjord features stunning nature and idyllic villages and is known worldwide for its dramatic landscapes. Take in the outstanding scenery as you sail through this UNESCO-listed area.

Day 7 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities during a relaxing day at sea.

Day 8 - Seydisfjordur

The traditional Norwegian village of Seydisfjordur showcases colourful Nordic-style wooden houses and handcrafted architecture. Explore this quirky town, join an organised hike or take an optional excursion to Skalanes.

Day 9 - Grimsey (Iceland)

Grímsey is well known for its proximity to the Arctic Circle, which cuts across the island. There will be the chance to step across that line, from North to South.

Day 10 - Akureyri

The lively city of Akureyri is famous for its botanical gardens and pretty traffic lights. Akureyri is close to many of Iceland’s most renowned natural treasures, such as Lake Mývatn and Goðafoss waterfall.

Day 11 - Isafjordur

Stroll around pretty harbour, admire the unique architecture and shop for local handicrafts in this charming town which is surrounded by towering mountains.

Day 12 - Patreksfjordur

Patreksfjordur is a charming yet small settlement on the west coast which offers scenic hiking trails and is close to the amazing waterfall of Dynjandi and Látrabjarg, a renowned site for birdwatching.

Day 13 - Stykkisholmur

Stykkisholmur has beautiful and well-preserved old houses in the town centre and is surrounded by wonderful scenery. Perhaps visit the towns intriguing museums or join an optional excursions to the iconic sites of Snaefellsnes Penninsula.

Day 14 - Heimaey

Heimaey features dramatic and steep sea cliffs, which are well-vegetated and provide a habitat for countless birds, including the charming Puffin.

Day 15 - Reykjavik

Disembark MS Fridtjof Nansen in Reykjavik, Iceland's vibrant capital.

Itinerary is subject to change. All planned landings are subject to weather and ice conditions.

Price Includes

  • 14-night full-board voyage in cabin grade of your choice
  • House beer and wine, sodas and mineral water with meals on board
  • Complimentary tea and coffee on board
  • A La Carte restaurant (for suite guests only)
  • Fredheim restaurant meals
  • Landings ashore and lectures onboard by the Expedition Team
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Complimentary wind and water-resistant jacket

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Luggage handling
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities (at guests' discretion)
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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    • Jun 24th - Hamburg to Reykjavik - Sailing on: Fridtjof Nansen From: £4593
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Map for Exploring Mystical Iceland