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

Iceland and Northern Isles

See the dynamic landscapes of the Land of Ice and Fire with its active volcanoes, geothermal hot springs and bubbling mud pools on this no-fly cruise to Iceland and the remote Faroe and Shetland Islands. There is the option to embark in Dundee

No Fly Cruise
13 nights

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Faroe Islands
  • Geyser, Iceland
  • Iceland
  • Blue Lagoon, Reykjavik
  • Reykjavik
  • Lerwick, Shetland Islands

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Iceland and Northern Isles Special Offer

Circumnavigate the magical island of Iceland and visit beautiful Shetland and the remote Faroes on this very special no-fly cruise from Newcastle.

Call at Dundee en route to the Torshavn in the Faroe Islands, where optional excursions give an insight into the way locals live on this far-flung archipelago. See the isolated village of Eskifjordur whose Maritime Museum provides an insight into local culture and perhaps visit the majestic Godafoss Waterfall and idyllic Myvatn Nature Baths from Akureyri.

Visit the magical island of Vigur on an optional excursion from Isafjordur, a picturesque town just below the Arctic Circle and discover Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, with its vast lava fields, bubbling geysers and famous Blue Lagoon. Lerwick on the rugged Shetland Islands is the gateway to the incredible archaeological site of Jarlshof before a final call at Invergordon on the Scottish coast.

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Iceland and Northern Isles Itinerary

Day 1 - Newcastle (UK)

Embark Magellan in Newcastle.

Day 2 - Dundee (Scotland)

Dundee is located on the Firth of Tray estuary and is home to interesting museums, including the RRS Discovery and Verdant Works. The city is the gateway to breathtaking countryside and the seaside suburb of Broughty Ferry. Please note: Passengers on the 9th June departure from Dundee will be embarking the ship today.

Day 3 - At Sea

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

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. The wild and dramatic landscape of the Faroe Islands is a magnificent backdrop to optional excursions showing how islanders live on these remote and unspoilt islands.

Day 5 - Eskifjörður (Iceland)

The coastal village of Eskifjordur lies in the middle of Iceland's East Fjords. The Maritime Museum gives an insight into how the sea has shaped village culture and industry. Some of Iceland's largest spar crystals have been found further along the coast at a famous spar mine. Perhaps visit the mine on an optional excursion or head to the Icelandic Wartime Museum.

Day 6 - Akureyri

Akureyri lies just below the Arctic Circle, however the climate here is temperate, allowing Akureyri's Botanical Gardens to provide a home for over 2,000 species of flora from around the world. Optional excursions explore highlight Iceland’s extraordinary landscapes including Skutastadir's lunar-like pseudo-craters and the magnificent Godafoss Waterfall. Alternatively, visit the Laufas Folk Museum or Myvatn Nature Baths.

Day 7 - Ísafjörður

Isafjordur is located just below the Arctic Circle and surrounded by soaring mountains. The Maritime Museum is a great place to learn about the history of the settlement and the importance of the fishing industry. Perhaps take the optional excursion to the island of Vigur, home to a large eider duck colony.

Days 8-9 - Reykjavík

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.

Days 10-11 - At Sea

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

Day 12 - 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 13 - Invergordon (Scotland)

Situated on the shores of the deep Cromarty Firth and with a fine natural harbour, Invergordon is a charming coastal gateway to the beautiful Scottish Highlands. The incredible Scottish scenery forms a stunning backdrop to the romantic castles and historic battlefields that feature in optional excursions such as the Glenmorangie Distillery and a visit to Loch Ness with its legendary monster.

Day 14 - Newcastle (UK)

Disembark Magellan in Newcastle. Please note: Passengers who embarked in Dundee on Day 2 will disembark in Dundee tomorrow.

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

Price Includes

  • 13 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
  • Guest speakers on board
  • Wide range of onboard leisure facilities
  • Port Taxes
  • UK Currency onboard

Price Does Not Include

  • Shore Excursions