through some of Norway’s most famous fjords
through fishing villages and appreciate the slow pace of life
cliffs for trolls
some of the world's most beautiful scenery along Norway’s
the unique mix of Scottish and Scandinavian culture in Lerwick
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|May 17, 2021||Jun 01, 2021||5,999||6,899||8,299||8,999||10,199||11,099|
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|May 17, 2021||Jun 01, 2021||5,999||8,999||11,099|
to Tromsø, the capital of northern Norway, known as the
"Gateway to the Arctic". Embark in the afternoon. Consider arriving
early to explore Tromsø.
one of the most northern points in Europe. A popular spot to watch the
midnight sun during the summer months, as the sun never sets between
the middle of May to late August, this cape is the location where the
Atlantic and Arctic oceans meet. Explore the barren landscape, quaint
fishing villages, and stop by the Northern Cape Plateau standing 307 m
above the sea.
3: At Sea
a day at sea, taking in the stunning scenery of the Arctic. Keep a
sharp eye while on deck to try and spot marine wildlife.
4: Trollfjord/Lofoten Islands
the early morning at the short, yet dramatic Trollfjord. Try to spot
the mythical creatures along the cliffs. Head ashore in Svolvaer to
explore the Lofoten Islands by coach. Stop in Henningsvær for
time to see local art or explore the quaint fishing village. After,
visit Nusfjord, one of Norway's oldest and best-preserved fishing
villages for lunch at a local restaurant, before visiting the
Tørrfiskmuseum to learn about traditional work of the
islands. End the day in the town of Å.
Svartisen, Lovund and Vikingen, for beautiful glaciers and a globe
sculpture which marks Vikingen as a point directly on the Arctic Circle.
rugged coastline of central Norway features some of the
world’s most beautiful scenery. Head to the quaint and
picturesque Vega Island, a UNESCO site. Wander the fishing villages, go
on a guided nature hike, and appreciate the slow pace of life. In the
afternoon, hike up to the famous hole in the mountain, with fantastic
views of the region. Keep an eye out for Norway's mythical trolls.
on to Trondheim. Choose between hiking in Bymarka Nature Reserve before
visiting the Sverresborg Folk Museum, or enjoying a city tour including
the Folk Museum and the elaborate Nidaros Cathedral, built between 1070
and 1300. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the area on your own.
the morning exploring the town of Eresfjord or join an optional hike
for amazing views. In the afternoon, board the Rauma Railway taking you
into the dramatic scenes of the Romsdalen mountains.
deep into one of Norway's most beautiful, and most visited fjords,
Geirangerfjord. Enjoy a coach tour to Dalsnibba, soaking in the views
at this UNESCO World Heritage site. For the more adventurous, opt for a
10km mountain hike exploring the area and taking in amazing views of
the fjord from above. If possible, the Expedition ship will cruise
around this scenic area.
the morning exploring the beautiful Art Nouveau district of
Ålesund, or take the 418 steps up to Fjellstua for the views
of the city, islands and bay. Opt to visit the Ålesund Museum
and learn about the culture and history of the town, including the fire
which destroyed the city in 1904. If you are feeling more active, try
one of the local hikes for unbeatable views.
11: Shetland Islands
southwards to the remote Shetland Islands. Opt to visit Jarlshof or
join the Puffin Bus to focus on puffins and seabird photography at
Sumbrugh Head (weather dependent). Enjoy additional time to explore
12: Orkney Islands
historic and mystical sites by coach on this remote island. Explore the
Standing Stones of Stenness, the intriguing Ring of Brodgar, and the
village of Skara Brae.
Day 13: Orkney/Edinburgh
Cruise overnight to Edinburgh's Port of Leith, then disembark the G
Expedition in the morning.
This afternoon, enjoy free time to explore Edinburgh.
Day 14: Edinburgh
Enjoy a walking tour of Edinburgh and a visit to the famous Edinburgh
Castle. The afternoon is free to discover at your own pace.
Day 15: Scottish Highlands
Enjoy a day trip to the Scottish Highlands. Explore Stirling on a
guided tour of the old town including Stirling Castle. Continue to
Wallace Monument and learn about the infamous battle of Bannockburn.
Enjoy some free time in Stirling for lunch. After lunch visit Deanston
Distillery and enjoy a tasting before returning to Edinburgh for the
Day 16: Edinburgh
Depart at any time.
G Expedition (Expedition, 134-guests)
The G Expedition provides an intimate small-ship cruising experience. Completely refurbished in 2009, she boasts spacious cabins, each featuring ocean-facing windows or portholes and private en-suite facilities. Large common areas and observation decks provide panoramic views of the distinctive landscapes of some of the world's most remote regions. The Expedition's spacious confines can hold up to 134 passengers. Many expedition cruise operators offer you a choice of space, comfort or expertise; the Expedition delivers all three at a price few can top. With a focus on safety, comfort and the unique demands of polar travel, the crew of the Expedition is committed to the ship's continued safe operation.
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nights aboard the Expedition
point to ship transfer
and land excursions with our expert expedition team
and educational programs
village visit (Lofoten Islands)
Islands guided tour of ancient ruins
trip to Scottish Highlands