I realize 2023 seems so far away, and you’re probably thinking I’m crazy, but it’s not as far as it seems. And this is such an exciting cruise that I don’t want you to miss out! Join me on an amazing Scandinavian adventure to Iceland and Norway July 16-27, 2023 on Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Norwegian Prima. We’ll sail from London to Reykjavik, Iceland, visiting Belgium, the Netherlands and the Norwegian Fjords along the way.
Experience the land of the midnight sun and some of the most gorgeous scenery on the planet. You’ll sail Geiranger Fjord, one of the longest and deepest fjords in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site. You can visit an active volcano in Iceland, the world’s oldest democracy and the place where North America and Europe meet.
This gorgeous ship will feature the Oceanwalk, Infinity Beach, and Indulge Food Hall and is sure to amaze you. The itinerary is:
July 16 Board ship in Southampton, England
Protected from the frequent storms of the English Channel by the Isle of Wight, Southampton has survived a turbulent history to serve as a principal port of the United Kingdom today. Pay homage to one of the most famous ships to sail these shores at the Mayflower Memorial. Visit the stoic walls of Bargate and the Tudor House Museum.
July 17 Brugges, Belgium
The ultimate European city, Brussels has tons of museums, fountains, gardens and great shopping. Stroll the Old Town area to see St. Hubert Arcades and its shops, as well as Butchers’ Street with its plethora of restaurants and cafes and the Grand Place with its Baroque guild houses.
July 18 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Affectionately known as the “Venice of the North,” Amsterdam is actually situated below sea level and built entirely on stakes driven into the ground. The Anne Frank House, The Hague and a Delft Blue Pottery Factory are but a few of the sights that await your arrival.
July 19 At Sea
July 20 Bergen, Norway
View this lovely and charming Norwegian city from your cruise ship and you’ll see how the city is nestled between seven mountains, seven fjords and the North Sea. The Norwegian King resided here, and many historical events took place in this busy port. These events come alive when you amble down the old streets of Bryggen, past picturesque, wooden buildings and the Romanesque-style St. Mary’s church.
July 21 Geiranger, Norway
A quaint village nestled in a valley in western Norway, Geiranger grants a respite to remember. Visitors come from all over to explore the fjord and its gorgeous views of nearby waterfalls, mountainscapes and charming farms.
July 22 Alesund, Norway
One of Norway’s most beautiful towns, renowned for its Jugend-style architecture and art nouveau style. Cruise visitors will immediately notice Ålesund’s unique layout, as it is built on islands extending to the sea, and offers scenic views of fjords and the Sunnmore Alps. Ålesund is the fishing capital of Norway
July 23 At Sea
July 24 Akureyri, Iceland
Nestled along the shores of one of the most breathtaking fjords in Iceland, Akureyri is the nation’s second largest urban area and a center of Icelandic folk culture. Visit the museums, hike along the extraordinary vistas or explore the botanical gardens. Shop in one of the charming boutiques and then catch a glimpse of the most northerly 18-hole golf course in the world. After you’ve worked up an appetite, feast on some Nordic specialties like smoked lamb and fresh fish and then indulge in an Icelandic fried pastry.
July 25 Isafjordur, Iceland
As the largest town in Iceland’s remote Westfjords’s region, Ísafjörður is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts. Boasting an enchanting fjord ideal for watersports and a mountainous landscape brimming with opportunities for hiking, biking, horseback riding and more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Originally a church site and a 16th century trading post, the town of Ísafjörður is home to wonderful museums and historic sites for those wishing to learn about the region’s rich heritage and local culture.
July 26 Reykjavik, Iceland
There’s a good reason that Iceland is considered a photographer’s dream destination. Its terrain is visually stunning, offering views of lava flows, hot springs, unspoiled nature – and colorful, fascinating cities like Reykjavik. The world’s most northerly capital brings together quaint villages, exciting museums, a flourishing music scene and restaurants that rival Europe’s finest.
July 27, Disembark in Reykjavik
Disembark here and consider spending a few more days exploring the city and all Iceland has to offer.Included in the price are FREE open bar, FREE specialty dining, FREE wifi and a shore excursion credit. Interested? Contact me for more details and pricing and to reserve your cabin with just a $150 deposit. This will sell out so don’t delay. We’d love to have you!
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