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Scattered houses of Tromso
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Alpine Peaks of North Norway, Ski & Sail

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Ski up to Trolltinden
  • Enjoy the view of Norway coastline
  • Explore Tromso
  • Climb Norway's summits
Activities:
Skiing, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Starting in Tromsø, the “Paris of the North,” and finishing in Alta, the home of the Northern Lights Cathedral, this adventurous voyage lets you ski some of the best and biggest off-the-beaten-track slopes in Northern Norway. Summits like Trolltinden, Arnoyhogda, and …
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Ski the Arctic.
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Alpine Peaks of Spitsbergen, Ski & Sail

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Watch for polar bears and walrus
  • Visit Kongsfjorden and Isfjord
  • Ski the snowy Arctic terrain
  • Enjoy zodiac cruising and hiking
Activities:
Skiing, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The 8-day journey will start and end in Longyearbyen. This program is designed for experienced ski mountaineers who have mastered ski techniques both for ascent and descent in challenging snow-covered alpine terrain. A typical day involves ski climbs on mountaintops averaging heights of …
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Northern lights dance across the Arctic landscape
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North Iceland - Aurora Borealis & Whales

4 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Observe the Northern Lights
  • Land on the island of Grimsey
  • Search for humpback & minke whales
Activities:
Adventure Options, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 4-day cruise aboard the 3 mast-schooner Rembrandt van Rijnvisit the island of Grimsey and take a guided walk across the Arctic Circle. At night observe the stunning Aurora borealis (Northern Lights). While sailing across Skjafandi Bay hope to see humpback whales, minke whales, …
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Hiking under the Northern Lights
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North Norway, Aurora Borealis - Hike & Sail

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Walk along the coast of the fjord
  • Explore Hamnnes
  • Sail to Kvaenangen Fjord
  • Enjoy hiking on this tour
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Northern Norway and Aurora Borealis on this 8-day cruise aboard Rembrandt van Rijn. This cruise takes you to different fjords and valleys where you can hike and sail to witness the raw beauty right before your eyes. Do not miss the opportunity to witness the northern lights in the evening …
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Whale watching in the European arctic.
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North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales

Tromsø - Tromsø - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Spot whales
  • See white-tailed eagles
  • Hike on Sommarøy
  • Explore fishing villages
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The North Norway cruise follows the path of more than one kind of whale as it travels amongst the fjords of Troms. Keep a lookout for sperm whales and other whale species along your journey. The long Norway nights offer travelers on this expedition an excellent chance to take in the beauty and …
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Snowshoeing in the arctic.
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North Spitsbergen, Arctic Spring - Hike & Sail

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Spot a minke whale
  • See reindeer grazing
  • Encounter walruses and seals
  • Hike in Ymerbukta
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
At the end of a long Arctic winter, spring is starting to awaken. The climate, however, still clings to the cold: snow-covered mountains, snow-swept shores, temperatures around –4° C (25°F). It’s a good time to experience the last of winter scenery, and with a little luck, also …
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Polar bear and cub
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North Spitsbergen, Arctic Summer

11 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Spot a minke whale
  • See reindeer grazing
  • Observe auks
  • Enjoy strolling in Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The North Spitsbergen cruise sails to some of the remotest locations of northern Europe. This 11-day expedition gives you the opportunity to spot historic whaling remains, glaciers, a variety of Arctic birds including the Little Auk, and polar bears.
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Sight-seeing in the arctic.
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Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland

19 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Stroll around Spitsbergen
  • Spot Arctic hare
  • Hike in Noah Lake
  • Encounter colossal icebergs
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Spitsbergen and Northeast Greenland cruise sails waters filled with breath-taking scenery. The expedition passes through areas that are home to seals, seabirds, whales, and polar bears. Colossal icebergs and quintessential Arctic scenery accompany you while passing through Kaiser Franz Joseph …
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2019
EmbarksDays 
Oct 154North Iceland - Aurora Borealis & Whales
Nov 308North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Dec 078North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Dec 148North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Dec 218North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Dec 288North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
2020
EmbarksDays 
Feb 158North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Feb 228North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Feb 298North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Mar 078North Norway, Aurora Borealis - Hike & Sail
Mar 148North Norway, Aurora Borealis - Hike & Sail
Mar 218North Norway, Aurora Borealis - Hike & Sail
Mar 288North Norway, Aurora Borealis - Hike & Sail
Apr 048North Norway, Aurora Borealis - Hike & Sail
Apr 118Alpine Peaks of North Norway, Ski & Sail
May 018Alpine Peaks of Spitsbergen, Ski & Sail
May 088Alpine Peaks of Spitsbergen, Ski & Sail
May 158North Spitsbergen, Arctic Spring - Hike & Sail
May 228North Spitsbergen, Arctic Spring - Hike & Sail
Jun 1811North Spitsbergen, Arctic Summer
Jul 2819Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland
Nov 218North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Nov 288North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Dec 058North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Dec 128North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Dec 198North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Dec 268North Norway, Aurora Borealis & Whales
Max Passengers: 33
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

S/V ‘Rembrandt Van Rijn’ was built as a herring lugger early last century. The vessel was rebuilt as a three-mast passenger sailing schooner in the Netherlands in 1994 and sailed various regions of the globe since then. The vessel underwent a complete rebuilding and refurbishment program which was completed 2011. The communication and navigation equipment has been completely renewed according to the latest SOLAS regulations.

The ship is well suited for expedition cruising among small islands and offers good open deck viewing areas, also when under sail. The 2 inflatable rubber crafts (zodiacs) enable landing and wildlife viewing opportunities in otherwise inaccessible areas.

Life aboard the Rembrandt van Rijn:
The crew of the ´Rembrandt van Rijn´ consists of 7 experienced crew and 2 tour guides and a cook. The sailors are in charge during sailing and will bring guests ashore. Whilst sailing the assistance of the passengers is appreciated for handling the sails and taking the helm. This includes being on watch during nightly sailing.

Expeditions aboard the Rembrandt van Rijn attract independent-minded travelers from around the world. They are characterized by a strong interest in exploring remote regions. The camaraderie and spirit that develops aboard is an important part of the expedition experience.

Common areas:
The general interior public areas include a spacious restaurant area so that all meals can be taken together as well as separate bar area and reading table area. There is room to relax, read and socialize. Three meals of international cuisine per day are served buffet style in the restaurant and is prepared by the cook. The vessel furthermore consists of a separate bar including a reading table.

Cabin Arrangements:
The ship can accommodate a maximum of 33 passengers in 16 cabins in the following cabin types: one Triple Private cabin with porthole, shower and toilet, six Twin Private Inside cabins with shower, toilet and no porthole, and nine Twin Private cabins with shower, toilet and porthole.

The electrical supply aboard the ship is 220 volt 50hz. Electrical outlets are standard European with two thick round pins. U.S. passengers may need a 220v/110v converter.

Ice class:
The s/v Rembrandt van Rijn has no ice class. During her refit, the bow of the vessel was enforced and is therefore suitable to sail in the polar waters.
Rembrandt van Rijn's Triple Private Porthole Cabin.
Triple Private Porthole
Main deck, upper and lower berths, private bath facilities and porthole.
Rembrandt van Rijn's Twin Private.
Twin Private Inside
Lower deck, upper and lower berths, inside cabins with private bath facilities.
Rembrandt van Rijn's Twin Private Porthole.
Twin Private Porthole
Lower deck, upper and lower berths or two lower berths, private bath facilities and porthole.
Rembrandt van Rijn deck plan.
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