Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords
Join us for this singular, custom-designed journey across the pristine natural beauty of Norway’s mighty fjords to the mist-enshrouded peaks of Scotland. The legacies of Viking and Celtic clans are entwined in each civilizations’ rich cultural traditions and compelling archaeological heritage. Cruise into ports accessible only by small ship on this exceptional seven-night itinerary from Bergen, Norway, to Glasgow, Scotland, aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Dumont-d’Urville, with a private balcony in all Suites and Staterooms. Enjoy a specially arranged ride on Norway’s Flåm Railway, one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys, and a full-day scenic excursion into the beautiful glens of the Scottish Highlands, with visits to Glenfinnan, Glencoe and the 13th-century Eilean Donan Castle. Discover the Orkney Islands’ fascinating Neolithic history at the UNESCO-inscribed Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae, featuring a special presentation by the Ness of Brodgar head archaeologist, Nick Card. Other stops include Kirkwall on the Orkney Islands, prehistoric Jarlshof in the Shetland Islands, and Bergen’s picturesque Bryggen (old wharf), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Norway/Copenhagen Pre-Program and Edinburgh/Glasgow Post-Program Options.