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Embark on a journey through time with our 15 meticulously curated archaeological site visits in Scandinavia for 2024. These tours offer an unparalleled opportunity to delve into the region's rich history and cultural heritage, set against the backdrop of its awe-inspiring natural beauty. Over a span of 12 days, you can explore ancient sites like Visby, a UNESCO World Heritage Site brimming with historic allure, and marvel at Karlskrona's splendid 17th-century architecture. The Scandinavian panoramas unfurl as you sail along Norway's majestic fjords, each turn revealing vistas that are both profound and picturesque. With prices starting from $5,395 to $40,940, this is your chance to witness the harmonious blend of past civilizations with modern-day charm on our small ship cruises complete with village visits that bring local traditions to life. To weave these timeless tales into your own narrative of exploration, contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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A moment of stillness in Copenhagen
$11,399
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Nordic Pathways

Copenhagen - Tromso - 10 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Try local cod delicacies
  • Experience fjords by kayak
  • Visit Bryggen wharf
  • Visit Skagens Museum
Starts / Ends:
Copenhagen / Tromso
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience a 10-day Nordic Pathways cruise aboard World Traveller navigating Denmark and Norway's breathtaking landscapes. Begin in Copenhagen, toasting with Carlsberg beer and exploring by bike. Dive into Skagen's art scene and Stavanger's historic charm. Ride Bergen's funicular …
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A moment of stillness in Copenhagen
$7,640
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Historic Cities of the Baltic Sea

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Discover the history of the Baltics
  • Admire ornate historic architecture
  • Taste unique cuisines
  • Explore picturesque old towns
Starts / Ends:
Copenhagen / Stockholm
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Variable
Board Le Dumont-d'Urville on this 9-day cruise to explore historic cities of the Baltic Sea. xplore key cities of the Hanseatic League across Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, Finland, Estonia, and Sweden. Visit Gudhjem, a picturesque fishing village on the Danish island of Bornholm. Discover UNESCO …
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A view of Helsinki, the largest city in Finland.
$12,630
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Musical New Year in the Gulf of Bothnia

Kemi - Helsinki - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Kemi's snow castle
  • Enjoy the Santa Claus Village
  • Discover Gammelstad's church-town
  • Visit Rauma's UNESCO old town
Starts / Ends:
Paris / Helsinki
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 9-day Musical New Year cruise aboard Le Commandant Charcot, exploring the enchanting Gulf of Bothnia. Kemi, a Finnish Lapland gem, welcomes you with a snow castle, husky sledding, and reindeer encounters. Head north to Rovaniemi's Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle. Oulu's …
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Wander a cozy Christmas Market
$13,290
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Christmas Magic with Renaud Capuçon

Helsinki - Kemi - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Experience a musical Christmas
  • Explore Helsinki's elegance
  • Discover Christmas markets
  • Visit exceptional heritage towns
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Kemi
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Christmas Market Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail on a 9-Day Christmas Magic cruise aboard Le Commandant Charcot, where the Arctic's enchantment awaits. Join Renaud Capuçon and talented artists for festive concerts. Helsinki offers a blend of neoclassical and modern architecture, with tasty delights like graavilohi in Kallio …
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A view of Helsinki, the largest city in Finland.
$11,399
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Cultural Renaissance

Stockholm - Copenhagen - 10 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Visit Skogskyrkogarden in Stockholm
  • Visit St. Olaf's Church
  • Explore gourmet market
  • Visit Suomenlinna fortress
Starts / Ends:
Stockholm / Copenhagen
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience a 10-day Cultural Renaissance cruise adventure aboard World Traveller from Stockholm to Copenhagen. Begin in Stockholm, where you can explore the waterways of this picturesque city. Next, sail to Tallinn, and wander through its medieval Old Town. In Helsinki, discover the Suomenlinna …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$10,999
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Iceland & Norway Sojourn

Oslo - Reykjavik - 12 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit the Akureyri Botanical Garden
  • Discover Isafjordur's rich folklor
  • Cruise through majestic fjords
Starts / Ends:
Oslo / Reykjavik
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day Nordic cruise from Oslo to Reykjavik aboard the World Navigator. Begin your journey in Oslo, Norway's capital, where you can enjoy music, museums, and historic landmarks like the Oslo Public Library. Travel to Kristiansand, a harbor town with a rich maritime history, and …
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Famed Pulpit Rock in Norway
$13,999
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North Sea Explorer

Reykjavik - Oslo - 12 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit the Akureyri Botanical Garden
  • See the Geirangerfjord's beauty
  • Discover Isafjörður's rich folklore
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Oslo
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a breathtaking journey through Iceland and Norway on this 12-day cruise aboard World Navigator. Begin in Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland, and immerse yourself in its colorful houses and modern architectural marvels like the Harpa Concert Hall and Perlan. Explore the charming …
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Famed Pulpit Rock in Norway
$13,999
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Iceland & Norway Treasures

Reykjavik to Oslo - 12 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit the Akureyri Botanical Garden
  • See the Geirangerfjord's beauty
  • Discover Isafjörður's rich folklore
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Oslo
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a breathtaking journey through Iceland and Norway on this 12-day cruise aboard World Navigator. Begin in Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland, and immerse yourself in its colorful houses and modern architectural marvels like the Harpa Concert Hall and Perlan. Explore the charming …
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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
$5,595
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British Isles & Faroes: Wild Islands & Lands of Legends

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore Edinburgh
  • Discover Kirkwall
  • Experience Orkney
  • Enjoy Fair Isle
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Edinburgh
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day expedition aboard the Sea Spirit starting in Edinburgh, Scotland, where historic charm awaits. Cruise from the Port of Leith to Kirkwall, immersing yourself in Orkney's rich heritage at St Magnus Cathedral and ancient Neolithic sites. Fair Isle dazzles with birdwatching and …
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Colorful port of Bergen
$11,799
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Folklore & Fjords

Reykjavik to Bergen - 10 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit the Akureyri Botanical Garden
  • See the Geirangerfjord's beauty
  • See the wonders of Ålesund
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Bergen
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an unforgettable 10-day expedition through Iceland and Norway. Begin in Reykjavik, where colorful houses and architectural wonders like the Harpa Concert Hall and Perlan will capture your heart. Explore the charming fishing town of Isafjörður, surrounded by breathtaking mountains …
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Grass covers the houses of the Faroe Islands, blending them into the landscape.
$5,395
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Scotland, The Faroe Islands, & Iceland: North Atlantic Saga

Aberdeen-Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Stand among Neolithic stones
  • Shop for exquisite handicrafts
  • See the volcanic Surtsey island
  • Follow the routes of the Vikings
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 11-day expedition cruise charts a course unlike any other on Earth, from the costaline of Scotland, through the cliffs of the Faroe Islands, to the volcanic plains of Iceland. Explore ancient Neolithic ruins on rugged Celtic islands, and sail into the sagas of Norse explorers bound for …
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Visit Neolithic sites of the Orkney islands
$9,599
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Iceland to the North Sea

Reykjavik to Dublin - 9 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Marvel at Belfast
  • Discover wonders of Tórshavn
  • Marvel at the Stornoway
  • Explore Isafjörður
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Dublin
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a remarkable 9-day cruise aboard World Traveller, where you'll discover the breathtaking beauty and rich culture of Iceland, Denmark, the UK, and Ireland. Begin in Reykjavik, with its charming colorful houses and unique modern architecture. Explore Isafjörður, a hidden …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$10,999
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Northern Legends

Reykjavik to Dublin - 9 Day Itinerary aboard World Voyager
  • Explore Reykjavík's
  • Discover wonders of Tórshavn
  • Visit Callanish in Stornoway
  • Marvel at Belfast
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Dublin
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a remarkable 9-day journey from Reykjavik to Dublin aboard World Voyager, exploring Iceland, Denmark, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Ireland. Begin in Reykjavík and be captivated by the colorful houses and the modern architecture of the Harpa Concert Hall. Continue to …
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Discover the rich history of Edinburgh
$9,690
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For Connoisseurs and Sailing Buffs

Edinburgh - Hamburg - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud Spirit
  • Discover the city of Aberdeen
  • Explore the region of Speyside
  • Experience haute cuisine
  • Sail to Sylt and explore
  • Cruise the Elbe River
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Hamburg
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this9-day For Connoisseurs and Sailing Buffs Cruise from Edinburgh to Hamburg aboard Sea Cloud Spirit, sail from Scotland to Norway and Sylt on a culinary voyage that awakens your senses and celebrates fine dining. Begin in Aberdeen, a historic city, and explore Speyside, the renowned whisky …
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Discover ancient cultures of the Orkney islands
$10,880
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Shetland, Faroe, Iceland: wild islands & lands of legends

Bergen - Reykjavík - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Champlain
  • Explore Norway
  • Discover Hardangerfjord
  • Explore the Shetland Islands
  • Uncover Viking & Scottish heritage
  • Explore the Faroe Islands
Starts / Ends:
Bergen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 11-day cruise from Bergen to Reykjavik aboard Le Champlain, exploring the stunning landscapes of Norway, Scotland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland. Depart from Viking-rich Bergen and sail through the tranquil waters of the Hardangerfjord, adorned with lush fruit orchards. Le Champlain …
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