Norway and Scandinavia Cruises 2018 - 2019

Norway and Scandinavia

Discover some of the world’s most spectacular natural landscapes on board a cruise to northern Europe. Marvel at Norway’s majestic fjords, indulge in the warmth of Iceland’s thermal springs or gaze upon the rugged Arctic landscape of northern Sweden. Learn the secret to "hygge," the Scandinavian concept of coziness that's sweeping the world. Experience the curious midnight sun, or witness the incredible phenomenon of the Northern Lights. A cruise to Scandinavia is for the adventurous traveler looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The high season for a cruise to Scandinavia runs from May to September, where the summer sun makes for smooth sailings and mild weather. Summer is also high season for wildlife viewing. Expect to get up close and personal with reindeer, elk and Arctic foxes during shore excursions, and watch the whales come astonishingly close to the ship. If you're lucky, you may even see a polar bear hunting among the glaciers.

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  Norwegian Fjords Cruises
8-Day Escape to Magnificent Sognefjord
8-Day Escape to Magnificent Sognefjord
7 Nights with the Queen Victoria
 May 2019
p.p.from $1540
Breathtaking Tallinn 15-Day Journey
Breathtaking Tallinn 15-Day Journey
14 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 July 2019
p.p.from $2055
Picturesque St. Petersburg with MSC Meraviglia
Picturesque St. Petersburg with MSC Meraviglia
14 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 May 2019
p.p.from $1795
Sensational Copenhagen from Kiel 8-Day Escape
Sensational Copenhagen from Kiel 8-Day Escape
7 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 May 2019 - September 2019
p.p.from $827
Iconic Tallinn with MSC Meraviglia
Iconic Tallinn with MSC Meraviglia
14 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 May 2019 - September 2019
p.p.from $1725
  Baltic Sea Cruises
Iconic Genoa with MSC Fantasia
Iconic Genoa with MSC Fantasia
7 Nights with the MSC Fantasia
 July 2018 - November 2018
p.p.from $761
Sailing to Copenhagen from Genoa with MSC Meraviglia
Sailing to Copenhagen from Genoa with MSC Meraviglia
12 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 April 2019
p.p.from $1017
Breathtaking Tallinn 15-Day Journey
Breathtaking Tallinn 15-Day Journey
14 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 July 2019
p.p.from $2055
Picturesque St. Petersburg with MSC Meraviglia
Picturesque St. Petersburg with MSC Meraviglia
14 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 May 2019
p.p.from $1795
Sensational Copenhagen from Kiel 8-Day Escape
Sensational Copenhagen from Kiel 8-Day Escape
7 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 May 2019 - September 2019
p.p.from $827
  Dreamlines Favorites
8-Day Escape to Magnificent Sognefjord
8-Day Escape to Magnificent Sognefjord
7 Nights with the Queen Victoria
 May 2019
p.p.from $1540
Breathtaking Tallinn 15-Day Journey
Breathtaking Tallinn 15-Day Journey
14 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 July 2019
p.p.from $2055
Picturesque St. Petersburg with MSC Meraviglia
Picturesque St. Petersburg with MSC Meraviglia
14 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 May 2019
p.p.from $1795
Sensational Copenhagen from Kiel 8-Day Escape
Sensational Copenhagen from Kiel 8-Day Escape
7 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 May 2019 - September 2019
p.p.from $827
Iconic Tallinn with MSC Meraviglia
Iconic Tallinn with MSC Meraviglia
14 Nights with the MSC Meraviglia
 May 2019 - September 2019
p.p.from $1725
Copenhagen, Denmarkfrom
$729

Copenhagen is situated on Denmark’s southern coast, straddling the Baltic Sea. The bustling Nordic metropolis has been named the happiest city in the world, luring visitors year-round with its intriguing history, charming Scandinavian culture, colorful architecture and quirky arts and design scene. The city is renowned for its magical Tivoli Gardens, a fairytale-like amusement park and national treasure, which has been captivating creatives like Walt Disney since 1843.

Highlights of Copenhagen
  • Follow in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen and explore the colorful Nyhavn canal
  • Explore Christiania, a fascinating anti-capitalist self-governing commune filled with DIY homes, collective businesses, flea markets, beer gardens and music venues
  • Stroll down Stroget, Copenhagen’s 7-mile long shopping street, and marvel at the Danish flair for creativity and design
Bergen, Norwayfrom
$768

Bergen, also known as the ‘City of the Seven Mountains’, is situated on Norway’s southwestern coast. Nestled between the Hardangerfjord and Sognefjord, the ancient Viking city is the gateway to Norway’s majestic fjord region. Once the epicenter of the Hanseatic Empire, Bergen lures visitors with its historic fishing culture, charming old wharf, colorful Hanseatic architecture, world-class hiking trails and buzzing nightlife.

Highlights of Bergen
  • Wander the 18th century preserved wooden houses in Bryggen, Bergen’s oldest, most charming quarter
  • Savor fresh seafood at Bergen’s picturesque fish market, which has been the heart of the city since the 1200s
  • Climb to the top of Mount Fløyen on the Fløibanen funicular and experience mind-blowing panoramic views of the city
Helsinki, Finlandfrom
$729

Located on the southern tip of Finland lies Helsinki, the country’s largest and capital city. The Archipelago of Helsinki spans over 315 distinct islands, which provide an easy escape from the hustle and bustle of the city into its surrounding natural wonderland. Cultural, stylish, and full of life Helsinki is Helsinki still compact enough to explore on foot or by bike like the locals do.

Highlights of Helsinki
  • Stroll along the cobblestone streets of the historic town of Porvoo, the second oldest city in Finland
  • Sample local delicacies and wander through the souvenir stalls at the famous Market Square of Kauppatori, considered one of the best open markets in northern Europe
  • Experience the jaw-dropping acoustic sounds from the circular copper dome of the Temppeliaukio Church, a modern architectural masterpiece
Stockholm, Swedenfrom
$837

Stretched across 14 islands and dozens of bridges, Stockholm is the capital and the commercial, cultural, and touristic hub of Sweden. Stockholm offers three UNESCO World Heritage sites: The Drottningholm Palace, Skogskyrkogården (The Woodland Cemetery) and Sweden’s first city of Birka. The Royal National City Park is the world’s first national city park, housing hundreds of wildlife species, historic museums, and even an amusement park.

Highlights of Stockholm
  • Indulge in fine dining with a twist of culture with the “Nobel Banquet” at the Nobel Prize Museum, the official dinner served after Nobel Prize ceremonies
  • Capture Sweden’s architectural history at Skansen, the world’s oldest open-air museum
  • Stroll through elegant Östermalm, marveling at the district’s regal Renaissance architecture and exclusive boutiques featuring the finest in Scandinavian design
Flam, Norwayfrom
$827

Flåm is a small Norwegian village located near the Sognefjord, with an approximate population of 450. Flåm is located at the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord. Flåm has become somewhat renowned due to the location of the village amongst mountains and the fjords. The Flam Railway has been rated amongst one of the most scenic rail journeys in the world and offers a fascinating mountain landscape in addition to thundering waterfalls The nearby Stegastein viewpoint is another is a popular tourist stop and offers unrivalled scenery of the fjords. .

Highlights of Flam
  • Sample some of the local craft beers/li>
  • Kayak the Sognefjord experiencing breathtaking views
  • Take a train along Flåm railway
Reykjavik, Icelandfrom
$1241

Reykjavik is the capital and largest city of Iceland. Considered as one of the cleanest, greenest and safest cities in the world, Iceland welcomes visitors with a unique beauty characterized by its proximity to the arctic circle. Reykjavik’s Vatnajökull National Park offers visitor a formidable experience with its stunning glaciers and natural ice caves.

Highlights of Reykjavik
  • Feel the adrenaline as you tour the inside of dormant Thrihnukagigur Volcano’s magma chamber, the only volcano on Earth in which this is possible
  • Embark on the whale watching tour of a lifetime during the summer months’ incredible midnight sun
  • Relax and unwind at one of Iceland’s many hot springs and geothermal spas
Norway and Scandinavia