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

Iceland and Faroes Northern Lights

The Faroe, Shetland and Orkney Islands make fascinating stepping stones on this no-fly cruise from Newcastle to Iceland where there may be the chance to witness the spectacular Northern Lights. There is also the option to embark and disembark in Aberdeen

No Fly Cruise
11 nights from £1019pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Geyser, Iceland
  • Kirkwall standing stones
  • Klaksvik
  • Lerwick
  • Reykjavik
  • Torshavn

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Iceland and Faroes Northern Lights Special Offer

Sail to the dramatic landscapes of Iceland, the Land of Ice and Fire, in search of the magical Northern Lights, plus enjoy visits to the far-flung Faroe, Shetland and Orkney Islands on this no-fly cruise from Newcastle.

Uncover 4,000 years of human history on the Shetlands at the impressive archaeological site of Jarlshof or explore Lerwick’s narrow flagstone streets. Head to picturesque Torshavn in the Faroe Islands, one of the smallest capital cities in the world with a beautiful old town lined with characteristic turf-covered houses. Perhaps visit the famous geothermal Blue Lagoon whilst in the quirky city of Reykjavik with its vast lava fields and bubbling geysers.

Admire the spectacular setting of Klaksvik's harbour, then explore Kirkwall, capital of the beautiful Orkney archipelago, which is overlooked by the impressive St Magnus Cathedral. The town is the gateway to the magnificent archaeological site of Skara Brae which can be visited on an optional excursion.

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Iceland and Faroes Northern Lights Itinerary

Day 1 - Newcastle (UK)

Embark Marco Polo in Newcastle.

Day 2 - Aberdeen (Scotland)

There is also the option to embark and disembark in Aberdeen.

Day 3 - Lerwick (Shetland Islands)

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. On the southern tip of Mainland is the impressive archaeological site of Jarlshof.

Day 4 - Torshavn (Faroe Islands)

Once the site of an annual Viking gathering, Tórshavn is today one of the smallest and most pleasant capital cities in the world. The Faroe Islands have a wild and dramatic landscape, which is a magnificent backdrop to optional excursions showing how islanders live on this remote and unspoiled archipelago.

Day 5 - At sea

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

Days 6-8 - Reykjavik (Iceland)

Reykjavik is one of the world's smallest capital cities and boasts magnificent mosaics, spectacular sculptures and colourful houses. Perhaps visit the classic 'Golden Circle' with its lava fields, bubbling mud pools and impressive geysers on an optional excursion along with the chance to bathe in the famous Blue Lagoon.

Day 9 - At sea

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

Day 10 - Klaksvik (Faroe Islands)

Colourful fishing boats dot the busy harbour of Klaksvik which is set in beautiful surroundings. Perhaps explore the town's cultural heritage at the Christian's church, where a traditional Faroese boat hangs, or visit the small museum of the northern islands which gives an insight into the daily life of times gone by.

Day 11 - Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)

Kirkwall is the capital of the Orkney archipelago. The spectacular St Magnus Cathedral dominates the town's skyline. Take one of the optional excursions during your time here.

Day 12 - Newcastle (UK)

Disembark Marco Polo in Newcastle.

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

Price Includes

  • 11 nights accommodation in cabin grade of your choice
  • Full board with traditional British and international cuisine including afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Superb programme of daytime and evening entertainment
  • Wide range of onboard leisure facilities
  • Port Taxes
  • UK Currency onboard
  • Child-free ship

Price Does Not Include

  • Shore Excursions
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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