The Scandinavian countries are all seafaring nations and a result, all the major cities are on the coast or built over a collection of islands such as Stockholm; this makes things perfect for cruising as everything is so accessible. Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland are all close together, both geographically… Read the rest
Keflavik Airport in Iceland has come a long way since I first passed through it twenty years ago. It’s certainly a lot bigger and grander than I had remembered, which is perhaps explained by the recent incredible increase in popularity of this tiny island nation for overseas visitors. Iceland is… Read the rest
Last summer I escaped soaring temperatures and heavy humidity in favour of snow-clad architecture, wintry landscapes and the charming markets of a European Christmas. Coupled with my long-held ambition to witness the Aurora Borealis, I flew to Tromsø, prime launch pad for a Northern Lights chase, all-round winter playground and… Read the rest
Bergen: Easily my favourite city in Norway and I think I could say everybody’s favourite! Bergen is visually stunning, small enough to be able to walk everywhere and full of history. The only downside being that it rains, to a greater or lesser degree, on 300 days a year making… Read the rest
The Hurtigruten itineraries are often described as “the world’s most beautiful voyages,” as they provide access to some of the most stunning scenery and the unique cultures of Norway, many of them above the Arctic Circle. Originally a communications and travel link between the villages on Norway’s western coast, Hurtigruten… Read the rest
Eerily beautiful, starkly secluded and richly interwoven with Norse myth, the Arctic territories of Scotland, Denmark and Spitsbergen stand as travel destinations both spectacular and captivating. In cruising from isle to inlet, fjord to fishing village, you’ll develop a deep appreciation for the natural wonders of this ecosystem and for… Read the rest
A true trip of a lifetime that ticks all the boxes for the ultimate Arctic Circle experience. Swedish Lapland in winter is astonishingly beautiful with a subtle mountain landscape interspersed with frozen rivers, lakes and snow blanketed forests. Arriving in this landscape by overnight train from Stockholm is an extraordinary… Read the rest
The contrasts between northern Germany and Denmark don’t begin right at the border, but you’ll certainly notice them on this cross border cycling trip. From Germany’s vibrant, culturally rich and exciting capital of Berlin, you’ll cycle north to the coast via forests and lakes, hopping from glistening island to island,… Read the rest
DISCOVER THE DEEP FJORDS, GLACIERS AND ISLANDS THAT LINE THE SCANDINAVIAN COASTLINE ON THIS FASCINATING JOURNEY.
Beyond the deep fjords, glaciers and islands that dot the Scandinavian coastline, there are distinctly different cultures that will make your visit to Denmark, Norway and Sweden a journey of discovery.
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Tour scenic fjords, towns & cities
Sail the clear waters of Scandinavia and the Baltic on this 15-day cruise. Enjoy overnights in cosmopolitan Stockholm, majestic St. Petersburg and scenic Bergen, and explore charming historic city centers in Tallinn and Gdańsk. Visit Helsinki, Berlin and Copenhagen and witness breathtaking scenery from… Read the rest