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Lands of the Midnight Sun

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Cruise beneath the Midnight Sun to sparkling Norwegian fjords, steaming Icelandic geysers, ancient Scottish standing stones, and the bucolic Faroe Islands. Hear the echoes of Old Norse tongues, see lands once lauded in ancient Viking sagas, and witness sights that will stir your soul. As a guest on Star Legend, you experience it all from a uniquely thrilling perspective.


About This Cruise

Reykjavik, Iceland; Torshavn, Denmark; Kirkwall, Lerwick, Scotland; Alesund, Geiranger, Hellesylt, Bergen, Alesund, Norway; Edinburgh, Scotland;

Included:

  • Window shop along colorful Bryggen, Bergen’s old Hanseatic wharf and a UNESCO site
  • Cruise Geirangerfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, past tumbling waterfalls and abandoned mountain farms
  • Explore the great outdoors by RIB boat, kayak, hikes, or bicycles
  • Admire the Art Nouveau architecture of Alesund
  • Travel the breathtaking Trollstigen mountain road or sea level Atlantic Road in Norway
  • Explore traditional villages of the Faroe Islands, complete with turf roofs
  • Float in the therapeutic waters of Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

Air Options

While we have no specific air deals on this cruise, please call 1-888-868-6871 if you would like us to assist with your airfare.

Not included:

  • Airfare
  • Alcoholic drinks with meals
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Government taxes and fees (usually between $35 to $300 per person)
  • Travel Insurance


Itinerary

Day 1: Reykjavik, Iceland
The world's most northerly capital enjoys almost 24-hour sunlight in summer, all the better to show off the city’s eclectic architecture and dazzling natural wonders. Soak in the milky Blue Lagoon, visit Guilfoss Waterfall, find Pingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site , or explore the surprisingly vibrant local museum and art scene.
Day 2: At Sea
Day 3: Torshavn, Denmark
Dock within walking distance of Old Town and marvel at a place where people mow their roofs and 17th century buildings are considered young. Listen to echoes of Old Norse in the language of shopkeepers and passersby as you shop for warm knit sweaters made from the islands’ distinctive wool.
Day 4: Kirkwall, Scotland
Everything about Orkney is olde, from the 5,000-year-old village of Skara Brae (the “Scottish Pompeii”) to the peat-distilled whisky at Highland Park to the UNESCO site of the Ring of Brodgar, dating back to 2700 B.C. Even the local brogue hints at times past, accented by the area’s Viking legacy.
Day 5: Lerwick, Scotland
The Shetland Islands may only have one town, and it’s small, but as you already know, good things come in small packages. There are seabird colonies and sea mammals galore, along with a windswept beauty that’s refreshing in its simplicity. History buffs can investigate 400-year-old castles or Iron Age ruins. Or meet the tiny ponies that share the islands’ name.
Day 6: Alesund, Norway
At the entrance to spectacular Geirangerfjord, Alesund has been voted the most beautiful town in Norway, and not only because of its location. The town burned to the ground in 1904 and was rebuilt in Art Nouveau style, with a few added elements from Nordic mythology – a longboat here, an image of Thor there.
Day 7: Geiranger, Norway
Visit tiny goat villages to sample homemade cheese. Take a RIB boat out on the spectacular Geirangerfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Buy yourself a mango ice cream cone and absorb all the beauty around you.En route to the Geirangerfjord, and at the mouth of the Sunnylvsfjorden, Hellesylt is a must-see stop according to UNESCO with its beautifully restored farmhouses strewn across the hills and mountains. Hiking here will reward you with extraordinary views of mountains and fjords. The waterfall in the center of the village cascades down between two bridges and is one of the most photographed sites of the area.
Day 8 & 9 Bergen, Norway
Colorful Bryggen, Bergen’s Hanseatic quay and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is so delightful you may find it difficult to explore further. But do. Watch the Huldras (forest nymphs) dance at Kjosfossen Waterfall, wander the narrow smau between the old buildings climbing the hillside.
Day 10: At Sea
Day 11: Edinburgh, Scotland
From the Firth of Forth, a UNESCO site, to the Royal Mile, Edinburgh is steeped in history. Edinburgh Castle. The Royal Botanic Gardens. The UNESCO site of Old Town. The wonders of Edinburgh are never ending. From one of Europe’s best-preserved castles to the world’s longest herbaceous border, a riot of color and culture pervades. In this city as old as Scotland itself, you’ll find the perfect
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Cruise Details | Itinerary | Excursions | Pre-Post-Trip Options

Pre/Post-Cruise Options

The Lands of the Midnight Sun Cruise links well with our Ireland - County-Kerry

There may be a few gap days between cruise and Untour. Inquire for details.

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