Northern Europe

Discover the Northern Europe, home of the Vikings, the Winter Palace and the Danish pastry, and today one of the top destinations for any discerning cruise traveller. No architecture enthusiast will want to miss a chance to see the spectacular minarets of the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood in St Petersburg, while outdoor adventurers will love the volcanoes and geysers of Iceland, not to mention the unforgettable Northern Lights. Cruises depart on a regular basis from UK ports.

  • St Petersburg

    Experience Russia at its most captivating. St Petersburg is a city full of awe-inspiring architecture, museums and cathedrals. Play detective at the Yusupov Palace the famous location of the murder of Rasputin. Wonder at the opulent architecture of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, built between 1883 and 1907 the church with its richly decorated façade and onion domes is now one of the main attractions in St Petersburg.

  • Norway

    Cruise to the top of the world and experience a day that never ends. Northern Norway has been named the Land of the Midnight Sun, because for several weeks the sun never sets creating a reddish yellow light that can only be truly appreciated first hand. Tantalise your taste buds with the delights freshly caught in the charming fishing ports dotted along the coast or take a boat out on a whale safari. Norway is nature at its best.

  • Denmark

    South West of Sweden, Denmark is the smallest and most southerly of the Nordic countries. Its capital Copenhagen, originally a Viking fishing village, is now a vibrant metropolis full of bars, cafés and restaurants. Join in with its laid-back atmosphere and revel in the Danish passion for design in one of Copenhagen’s many museums or interior design stores. More energy? Why not hire a bicycle to explore the streets?

  • Iceland

    The sparsely populated island of Iceland, located in the North Atlantic Ocean is known as the ‘Land of Fire and Ice’. Get lost in Icelandic folklore and look for elves and trolls amongst some of Europe’s largest glaciers or in the moss-covered lava fields. With some of the most active volcanoes in the world you can suit your adventurous side with a sightseeing tour of the lava fields, or indulge yourself by relaxing at the Blue Lagoon, geothermal spa.

  • Sweden

    Sweden’s capital, Stockholm, is spread across 14 islands stitched together by 57 bridges. Maybe the best way to view this city is on a boat tour, but most of the city is easy to access and explore. Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s medieval quarter, dates back to the 13th Century and is full of attractions, bars, restaurants, cafés and places to shop which line the narrow winding cobbled streets.

  • Finland

    Take in some of the cleanest air in the world as you explore this hidden gem. 2017 sees Finland celebrating 100 years as an independent country. There will be many opportunities to join in with the centennial events, such as street parties. After all that partying relax in one of Finland’s 39 national parks, (soon to be 40 after the 100 years’ celebration). The vibrant city of Helsinki is made up of beautiful islands set by the sea.

  • Estonia

    Estonia’s medieval capital, Tallinn, is a sight to behold. This vibrant city will brush away any misconception that you may have had, that a former Soviet country would be lifeless and dull. Soak up the area’s history and beautiful architecture, but that’s not all the city has to offer… did you know that this is the birth place of Skype? Organise your own get-together in this beguiling city.

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