Land of the Midnight Sun-Norway
June 15 - July 1
- Roundtrip airfare from/to Minneapolis-London
- Transfers to/from the Airport-Hotel-Pier-Airport
- 1 Night London pre-cruise First Class hotel
- Breakfast in London
- 14 Day cruise on the luxurious; Sky Princess
- Locally guided sightseeing
- All Meals Onboard Ship
- All Taxes ($140) & Port Charges ($350)
- Highlights & Ports You’ll Visit
- London, England
- Windsor Castle
- Winchester Cathedral
- Olden, Nordfjord
- Honningsvag, North Cape
- Lofoten Islands
Jun 15-16: Fly Minneapolis to London, England on your overnight transatlantic flight.
Jun 16: London, England
Transfer to you hotel with the balance of the afternoon to explore on your own. Your tour director will be available to assist with questions on London and how to use their public transportation system the “Tube”. This evening you may want to join your tour director for a view of the lights of London from the London Eye.
Jun 17: London-Southampton
After breakfast you’ll meet your London guide and depart for a tour of the English countryside. Your first stop will be a visit to the royal residence of Windsor. Continue on to the historic city of Winchester and tour of England’s largest cathedral; Winchester Cathedral. Later this afternoon you’ll board your home for the next 7 days; Sky Princess. Ship sets sail at 4:00pm
Jun 18 Day At Sea:
Today you can relax and watch the scenery as you travel across the North Sea to Norway.
Jun 19 Bergen, Norway: 10:00am-7:00pm
This city has a wonderful mix of architectural styles that add to its 18th-century charm. Experience Bergen’s old city on a visit to three of its most popular attractions. Tour King Haakon’s Hall and view its tapestries and clog calendar. The open-air Bergen Museum features a collection of 18th- and 19th-century houses. Explore Bergen’s historic old port on a guided walking tour. Today, its narrow cobbled lanes and historic wharf are home to artists’ studios, galleries, boutiques and chic restaurants. For an unforgettable, bird’s eye view of “the city between the seven mountains,” take the funicular to the top of Mount Floien for dramatic views of the city and its fjord
Jun 20 Molde, Norway: 9:00am-7:00pm
Located in the Romsdalfjord and known as the “town of roses”. This is one of the oldest port cities known for it’s dramatic scenery surrounded 222 mountain peaks. Stoll along centuries of history in town, visit the open air museum or soak in the panoramic views.
Jun 21 Trondheim, Norway: 9:00am-5:00pm
Wander along the colorful cobbled pedestrian streets of the Bakklandet area and visit the many café’s, art gallery’s and boutiques or rent a bike and enjoy the many pathways like a local. Admire the 18th-century wooden wharfs along the Nidelva River or visit the Nidaros Cathedral the world’s northernmost gothic cathedral.
Jun 22 Day At Sea:
Jun 23Honningsvag (North Cape) 10:00am-7:00pm
Welcome to the northernmost town in Europe and gateway to the North Cape. Learn about daily life of the indigenous Sami people and local fishing villages as you explore the top of Europe.
Jun 24 Tromso, Norway 8:00am-4:00pm
Visit the Polar Museum, take part in a silent whale watch expedition, enjoy the viewpoint from Mount Storsteinen or explore the enchanting fishing village, botanical gardens and waterwalls of Tromso.
Jun 25 Lofoten Islands, (Gravdal) 8:00am– 6:00pm
Voted by National Geographic as one of the most appealing destinations in the world. Lofoten is an Artic Island group renown for it’s spectacular beauty.
Jun 26 Day At Sea:
Jun 27 Alesund, Norway 8:00am-6:00pm
Located at the entrance to the World Heritage Gerangerfjord. Spend your day exploring the Art Nouveau town with it’s towers, turrets and medieval architechture.
Jun 28 Olden, Norway: 8:00am-4:00pm
Olden is a pleasant little village located at the inner end of the Nordfjord. The head of the Fjord is characterized by varied and dramatic scenery. Peaceful valleys and tidy farms lie in contrast to gleaming glaciers, foaming waterfalls and towering mountains. Olden is the gateway to the Jostedal Glacier, the largest glacier on the European mainland.
Jun 29-30 Days At Sea:
Take in a wine tasting class, art action, black jack tournament or one of the many activities offered onboard as you relax on your day at sea.
Jul 1 London (Southampton) England: After breakfast this morning you’ll transfer to the airport for your return flight home.