In the Wake of the Vikings and the Gaels

In the Wake of the Vikings and the Gaels

Discover the lands of the Vikings and Gaels on this exclusive 10-day itinerary combining the legendary treasures of Scotland and Iceland. Experience eight nights aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Bellot from Glasgow, Scotland, to Reykjavík, Iceland. Visit a Scottish malt whisky distillery on the Island of Isle. Cruise past the over 500-foot Stac Lee and marvel at its large gannet colony. Explore UNESCO World Heritage-designated St. Kilda and the 5,000-year-old Neolithic ruins of the Standing Stones of Callanish on the Isle of Lewis. Visit breathtaking Tvoroyri and Torshavn on the archipelago of the Faroe Islands. In Iceland, call at Djupivogur and enjoy an excursion to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, home to playful seals swimming among calving glaciers and passing ice floes. Tour Heimaey Island, which records the largest sea catches in Iceland since the days of its first settlers. Visit the new Eldheimar Museum to learn about the “Pompeii of the North,” Eldfell volcano. Cruise along Iceland’s UNESCO-inscribed Surtsey, one of Earth’s youngest islands. Edinburgh and Glasgow Pre-Program Option and Reykjavík and the Golden Circle Post-Program Option.

Trip Itinerary:

May 28 Depart the U.S. or Canada

May 29 Arrive in Glasgow, Scotland/Embark LE BELLOT

May 30 Isle of Islay

May 31 Stac Lee, St. Kilda/Callanish, Isle of Lewis

June 1 Tvøroyri, Faroe Islands, Denmark

June 2 Tórshavn/Vestmanna

June 3 Cruising the North Atlantic Ocean

June 4 Djúpivogur, Iceland, for Jökulsárlón

June 5 Heimaey, Westman Islands/Cruise along Surtsey Island

June 6 Reykjavík/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S. or Canada


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