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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
$9,000
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Wild Scotland

11 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit the St Kilda
  • Explore the Orkney Islands
  • Kayak through caves and lochs
  • Visit an Iron Age broch
Starts/ Ends in:
Oban / Aberdeen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From the Hebrides in the west to inhospitable windswept specks of land like St Kilda and Foula, and to the Orkney and Shetland islands in the north, you’ll explore the intriguing diversity of Scotland’s wild islands. You can plan to take in Neolithic sites scarcely changed in 5,000 …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$5,995
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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.
$8,230
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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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Springtime in London
$11,000
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Roundtrip London

16 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Discover the renowned landmarks
  • Discover the Viking City in Ireland
  • Explore the Old World architecture
  • Experience the beauty of Wales
Starts/ Ends in:
London / London
Activities:
Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Springtime in the UK is perhaps the nicest time of year. Take advantage of the (hopefully) lovely weather to see sub-tropical flora in Scilly, history-laden 13th-century castles in Wales and the birth and resting place of the famous Book of Kells. Ireland’s legendary hospitality surely needs …
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Isle of Iona, Scotland
$6,990
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Wild Scotland

8 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer (ZE)
  • Admire unique wildlife
  • Visit Skara Brae
  • Discover Neolithic monuments
  • Explore some architectural wonders
Starts/ Ends in:
Belfast / Aberdeen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit picturesque villages, haunted castles that once were a stronghold of the Scottish clans; birders will delight in Europe’s largest sea bird colonies and the Orkney Islands will please whiskey amateurs with a wee dram of Scotland’s finest! From the Hebrides in the west to …
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Tower bridge at dusk, London, England
$7,740
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Roundtrip Cruise from London

16 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Discover the renowned landmarks
  • Discover the Viking City in Ireland
  • Explore the Old World architecture
  • Experience the beauty of Wales
Activities:
Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Whisper's 16-day voyage and explore the United Kingdom and Ireland, beginning and ending in London. Enjoy exploring the intricacies and eccentricities of the UK and Ireland, each with tales to tell. See Ireland’s oldest city – Waterford – and enjoy Dublin at your …
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Tower bridge at dusk, London, England
$11,000
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Northern Europe & British Isles - London to Reykjavik

15 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Visit Tresco Abbey Gardens
  • Admire the stone beehive huts
  • Discover the Cliffs of Moher
  • Explore Iona Abbey
Starts/ Ends in:
London / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
With highlights that include the crystal blue of the Vatnajökull Glacier, the quiet spirituality of Iona Abbey and the drama of the Cliffs of Moher, this journey is far more than ticking off bucket list staples. Underscored by stunning scenery, wonderful gastronomy and UNESCO sights worth …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$9,900
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The British Isles - Southampton to Reykjavik

15 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Discover London's landmarks
  • Explore Liverpool
  • Experience Dublin's beauty
  • Enjoy the land of fire and ice
Starts/ Ends in:
Plymouth / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
If you think that the UK boils down to London and Scotland then think again! Follow the shores of the pretty English coast north to Liverpool – home of the fab four. After wandering Penny Lane, your magical mystery tour will take you to the Scottish highlands. From there you’ll be well …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$16,590
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Ancient Isles: England, Ireland, and Scotland

14 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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Golden hour on the coast
$11,095
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Wild Scotland & the Hebrideans

Bergen to Dublin - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Explore spectacular Lerwick
  • View the Orkney Islands’ heart
  • Discover brightly painted houses
  • Visit lovely Tobermory
Starts/ Ends in:
Bergen / Dublin
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Find magic on the Atlantic's edge during this 11-day voyage aboard the Scenic Eclipse. Making the way from Bergen, Norway, you’ll encounter pristine beaches, picturesque harbors and fascinating birdlife as you traverse Scotland’s remote North Isles, Inner and the Outer Hebrides …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$11,000
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Iceland & British Isles - Reykjavik to London

15 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Experience Djupivogur
  • Visit St Kilda
  • Admire the beauty of Shetlands
  • Discover the renowned landmarks
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / London
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From the land of fire and ice to the big smoke, this voyage is one of our best. After the volcanic scenery of Vestmannaeyjar and the glacial beauty of Djupivogur, turn south for the Neolithic remains of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. The stunning landscape of the Isle of Skye will work its magic, …
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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
$2,290
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The Celtic Seaways

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Atlantic
  • Cruise by Zodiacs
  • Discover the history in Kirkwall
  • Visit Shetland Island wildlife
  • Explore the island of Mull
Starts/ Ends in:
Dublin / Aberdeen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a spring cruise along the coasts of Scotland and the Orkney and Shetland Islands aboard the expedition vessel Ocean Atlantic. Explore the Scottish west coast, with its isolated islands, deep fjords, rugged hillside, and dramatic castle ruins. This stunning landscape is the embodiment of …
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Edinburgh city in winter from Calton hill, Scotland, UK
$7,470
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Northern Europe & British Isles

13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Discover the renowned landmarks
  • Discover the Old World splendor
  • Embrace the beauty of Faroe Islands
  • Discover the beauty of Shetlands
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take this opportunity to see the natural wonders that abound throughout northern Europe, with pristine landscapes that include glaciers, fjords, fumaroles, mountain ranges, black sand beaches, snow-covered slopes, and endless untouched forests. Coupled with iconic cities infused with eons of …
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View over Belfast
$3,520
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Treasures of the Celtic Sea

9 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Sail to the heart of Celtic shores
  • View the Giant's Causeway site
  • Explore the old port of Liverpool
  • Visit the Isles of Scilly
Starts/ Ends in:
Saint Malo / Glasgow
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your way at Guernsey, whose green prairies and romantic cliffs welcomed Victor Hugo during his exile, then reach the Isles of Scilly, a little archipelago whose landscapes seem to have come straight out of Enid Blyton's famous story, The Rockingdown Mystery. On the south coast of Ireland, …
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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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Historic town of Husavik on the North Coast
$8,800
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Reykjavik to Edinburgh

13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Visit Reykjavik
  • Explore Kirkjufellsfoss Waterfall
  • Admire unique wildlife
  • Discover Husavilk
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Edinburgh
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Volunteering, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the shores of Iceland and experience the country that travel buffs have been trying to keep secret for years. Beginning in Reykjavik, be charmed by the balance of fire and ice, sailing to the tune of long days and short nights. A day at then sea sets you up for the Faroe Isles and the Scottish …
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Learn about the history of Liverpool
$3,510
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Celtic Shores

Dublin to Portsmouth - 8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Sail to lands of magic and legends
  • Explore Giant's Causeway site
  • View the old port of Liverpool
  • Discover Dublin, the Irish capital
Starts/ Ends in:
Dublin / Portsmouth
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail across the United Kingdom aboard the L'Austral luxury ship. Start your cruise by embarking at Dublin. During a stopover inBelfast, visit theGiant's Causeway.This massive geological formation is aUNESCO World Heritage Siteand features over 40,000 basalt columns. L’Australwill also …
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Pastel homes on Isle of Skye
$3,680
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Iceland and the Inner Hebrides

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Visit Belfast's unique heritage
  • Observe colonies of puffins
  • Discover the Hebrides archipelago
  • Explore Reykjavik
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Glasgow
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Reykjavikis the most northerly capital in the world, lying slightly above the 64th parallel. Houses with colorful roofs line its streets and this, coupled with the many ducks in its lake, produces a picture postcard setting. DiscoverHeimaey, the only inhabited island in the Westmann Islands. …
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