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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$11,990
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Norwegian Fjords and Scottish Isles

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Visit Shetland Islands for wildlife
  • Stroll to see the wooden houses
  • Explore Hardangerfjorden
  • Explore the Stone Age sites
Starts/ Ends in:
Bergen / Edinburgh
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a voyage aboard the new National Geographic Endurance, sail across the North Sea in the wake of legendary explorers and seafarers, traveling from Norway’s breathtaking fjords and snow-dusted mountains to Scotland’s rolling green hills and ancient ruins. Glide beneath the dramatic …
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Broch of Mousa, Scotland
$6,095
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British Isles: Legendary History & Wild Nature

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • See Tresco, Bronze Age burial site
  • Discover Tresco Abbey Garden
  • Enjoy bird-watching in Rathlin
  • Step inside the fortress Llanduno
  • Visit the island of Staffa
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take this opportunity to join Sea Spirit on its 13-day cruise to explore and discover the wonderful beaches, ruins and wildlife as you visit different islands. Discover the sand-fringed island of Tresco, Bronze Age burial site and see the 20,000 exotic plants in Tresco Abbey Garden. Enjoy …
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Ring of Brodgar is a unique stone circle in Scotland.
$8,660
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Scotland's Highlands and Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Lord of the Glens
  • Sail through Loch Ness
  • Visit medieval abbey ruins
  • Hike in spectacular Cuillin Hills
  • Discover ancient standing stones
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, Hiking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The only expedition of its kind, explore Scotland as few people have on an encompassing and enchanting Scotland voyage. Walk among ancient stone monuments, weave your way through ruins of fantastic castles, and stroll through a sacred abbey. Learn the legacy of 1,300-year-old clans and visit the …
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Discover the restored Iona Abbey, Scotland
$10,989
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Reykjavik to Dublin

13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • See historic cathedrals and church
  • Walk through the street of Torshavn
  • Visit Kirkwall
  • Observe the Isle of Man's wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Dublin
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Iceland’s inspiring capital to Ireland’s irresistible one, enjoy a voyage that drinks in the beauty of the north. Sail from Reykjavik to Dublin on this Scottish island cruise that will have you gasping at the wonder of Mother Nature. Explore each island’s history to discover …
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Explore the enchanting city of Glasgow
$6,395
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Scotland Slowly

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Observe prehistoric structures
  • Appreciate Scotland's shorelines
  • Climb an Iron Age fortification
  • View a large sea bird colony
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
June is an ideal month to visit Scotland, with birds breeding well underway, there are plenty of opportunities for avian enthusiasts. Photographers are in their glory amid the gorgeous scenery and small-group tutorials can help shutterbugs capture the experience at its finest. Board the Ocean …
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Discover ancient cultures of the Orkney islands
$11,890
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Legendary Northern Isles: Scotland, Faroes, & Iceland

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Go back in time at Skara Brae
  • See the mysterious Ring of Brofgar
  • Walk through Jarlshof
  • Observe incredible birdlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Bergen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail beneath the midnight sun, overseas steeped in Norse mythology, and along the route of the boldest Vikings who ventured west. Meet the welcoming islanders who call the scenic Faroes home—Danes by nationality and Viking by blood. See the graves of their Viking ancestors and explore their …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$16,590
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Ancient Isles: England, Ireland, and Scotland

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Explore Celtic and Viking culture
  • Sail around Skellig Michael
  • Zodiac cruise in Scotland
  • Visit giant seabird colonies
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Walk through Stone Age village ruins 5,000-years-old, Zodiac cruise around the stunning island of Staffa, and hoist a pint or two with spirited natives in cozy pubs throughout the land. You’ll explore ancient sites in moody landscapes to learn about culture and history in lands that have been …
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Grass covers the houses of the Faroe Islands, blending them into the landscape.
$4,395
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North Atlantic Saga: Scotland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland

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 Sites, Hiking, Village Visit, 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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Discover ancient cultures of the Orkney islands
$7,340
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Wild Isles: Rugged Coasts of Scotland and Ireland

Dublin - Bergen - 6 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Observe spectacular wildlife
  • Hike on the scenic Isle of Skye
  • See the famous Shetland ponies
  • Visit Stone Age sites
Starts/ Ends in:
Dublin / Bergen
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the National Geographic Resolution on this 6-day cruise exploring the wild islands of Scotland and Ireland. The archipelagos of Scotland tell an intriguing story of ancient kings, early Christians, and prehistoric peoples making a life on Europe’s farthest frontiers. Beginning in lively …
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Two curious sheep in England
$6,473
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British Isles

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Maud
  • Visit Rathlin Island
  • Explore St. Kilda
  • Discover Isle of Lewis
  • Enjoy South Cornwall's beauty
Starts/ Ends in:
Dover / Dover
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail from the south of England to the most northerly region of Scotland – covering a vast area in between. A true British Isles journey, visiting England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, Republic of Ireland, Scotland and the Hebrides, head for remote destinations which will …
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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
$7,650
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Hamburg to London (Greenwich)

15 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Visit the city of Hamburg
  • Discover the splendor of Edinburgh
  • Explore modern Belfast
  • Experience Dublin architecture
Starts/ Ends in:
Hamburg / London
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This two-week cruise shows a side of the British Isles that is more often kept for locals. Beginning in Hamburg, Germany’s capital of cool, let Silver Whisper whisk you away to Scotland, the Land of the Brave. After exploring the lovely city of Edinburgh, it’s on to the islands for an …
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Pastel homes on Isle of Skye
$11,250
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Southampton to Tromsø

14 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Explore Iona Abbey
  • Tour St Kilda
  • Discover Reine's bird colonies
  • Visit Tresco Abbey Gardens
Starts/ Ends in:
Tresco / Tromso
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Breeze through the British Isles to Norway on this 14-day cruise aboard Silver Wind. Wend your way from Southampton – center of Britain’s maritime heritage, to Tromsø, where you'll find long summer days and nights of midnight sun. Leave the blooming loveliness of the Scilly …
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Blue hour on the French coast
$45,000
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Grand Northern Expedition

Cochin to Tromso - 68 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Admire ornate architecture
  • See UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • See architectural masterpieces
  • Visit the British Isles
  • Admire Norway's stunning coast
  • Explore Iceland's amazing landscape
Starts/ Ends in:
Cochin / Tromso
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Silver Cloud on this grand voyage that sees stunning nature, iconic cities and unique cultures in equal measure. Begin your odyssey by traveling on the heady scents of nutmeg, cardamom and cinnamon and cross centuries of civilizations in the process. Cross the Suez Canal, visit UNESCO …
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