Travel-Learn Program

Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords

When: May 17, 2018 - May 25, 2018 (iCal)

Description

 

 

Join us on an exclusive, custom-designed journey from Norway’s majestic fjords to the Scottish Highlands. We’ll cruise to ports accessible only by small ship, and ride two of the world’s most scenic rail journeys. We’ll visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, including one that’s been called the world’s most spectacular Neolithic dig. Led by experienced local guides, we’ll explore life on remote, starkly beautiful Scottish islands, and discover unique dialects, music, and storytelling traditions. We can even extend our adventure with an optional five-night, pre-cruise extension in Copenhagen, Oslo, and Stalheim, and/or a two-night post-cruise exploration of Scotland’s cultural capitals, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Price includes: all meals and beverages during cruise, two spectacular rail journeys, multiple excursions with expert local guides, and more. Book early!

 

Activity Level: Moderately Active

 

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To avoid the disappointment of a sold-out program,
call our travel partner Thomas P. Gohagan & Company at 1-800-922-3088

Cost

Price From: $5,995
Price From: $4,995 (if booked by October 16, 2017)

Includes cruise only; per person, based on double occupancy.
Itinerary and price are tentative and subject to change.

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Itinerary

Explore like a Viking. But in luxurious 21st century comfort.

    • Travel in the wake of early Viking voyagers on a journey featuring Norway’s longest, deepest fjord and Scotland’s rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands

    • Tour colorful Bergen and its Bryggen (the Old Wharf), a UNESCO World Heritage site that perpetuates one of northern Europe’s oldest trading ports

    • Take a seven-night cruise on the exclusively chartered M.S. Le Boréal, a five-star small ship known for its sophisticated French elegance

    • Ride the legendary Flåm Railway through Norway’s Fjordlands and the Jacobite steam train (a.k.a., Harry Potter’s Hogwarts™ Express) into the Scottish                     Highlands

    • Discover the 6,000-year-old culture, dialect, and music of the Shetland Islands, crossroads of Scotland and Scandinavia

    • Let the head archaeologist of Orkney’s Ness of Brodgar site help us unravel the mystery of monuments that rival the Acropolis in scale,yet pre-date it by                   2,500 years

    • Roam through an ancient Highland village at the open-air Museum of Island Life on the ruggedly beautiful Isle of Skye

    • Enrich our experience in every port with excursions led by experienced local guides

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Itinerary and price are tentative and subject to change

 

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