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Iceland & the Northern Isles Cruise

GREAT DEALS ON REMAINING CABINS!

BOOK BEFORE 31ST JULY TO SAVE UP TO 35%*

Extraordinary and fascinating

This superb cruise brings not only the chance to circumnavigate the stunning land of fire and ice, and visit its wonderful capital Reykjavik, but also to discover and explore the beautiful, remote outposts of the Faroes and the Shetland Islands.

Discover life on board Magellan

Discover life on board MagellanThere's far more to life on board Magellan than we could possibly fit on one page. Click here to find out more about her fantastic facilities and welcoming atmosphere.

What The Price Includes

  • 12 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
  • Full-board arrangements including full breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and midnight snacks
  • On-board entertainment as arranged
  • Calls at ports as detailed in the itinerary
  • The services of a friendly, professional crew and cruise staff
  • Port charges and taxes

Single and upgrade cabins are available for a supplement

Ship Information

At 46,000-tonnes and with a passenger complement of around 1100, Magellan retains a sense of traditional cruising and small-ship intimacy thanks to the beautiful layout and tasteful contemporary style of her public areas. Her friendly, welcoming crew and cruise staff, and a major refit in 2010 ensure her position as a thoroughly modern, bright and supremely comfortable floating home.

Deck-plans

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Cruise Information

The greatest pleasure of a cruise holiday is the knowledge that as each day dawns, there'll be a new adventure to enjoy, a new experience to savour.

Ports of call

  • Day One - Depart Newcastle, UK 1600hrs
  • Day Two - Dundee, Scotland
  • Day Four - Torshavn, Faroes
  • Day Five - Seydisfjordur, Iceland
  • Day Six - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Day Seven - *Isafjordur, Iceland
  • Day Eight - Hafnarfjordhur (for Reykjavik), Iceland
  • Day 11 - *Lerwick, Shetland Islands
  • Day 12 - *Kirkwall, Orkney
  • Day 13 - Arrive Newcastle, UK 0900hrs

N.B. All days not listed are spent at sea enjoying the excellent facilities aboard Magellan. Please see the Full Itinerary for details. Ports marked with an asterisk will be reached by landing boat and may be inaccessible for customers with mobility difficulties.

Full Itinerary

Day One

Board Magellan in Newcastle today, and settle in to your cabin as she prepares to set sail.

Day Two

Today Magellan calls at the Tayside port-city of Dundee. Explore this historic city, and perhaps visit Captain Scott's Royal Research Ship Discovery - a beautifully restored example of the days when maritime adventures were less luxurious affairs.

Day Three

Spend today relaxing, and getting to know the ship, her crew and your fellow passengers.

Day Four

Tiny, Toytown-like Torshavn is the capital of the Faroe Islands. Explore its confusion of lanes, narrow passages and black-tarred houses with green turf on the roofs, or join an excursion, perhaps to cross the famous Bridge across the Atlantic connecting the main island of Streymoy with the spectacular scenery and ancient wooden churches of smaller Eysturoy.

Day Five

Today Magellan arrives in the stunning natural harbour of Seydisfjordur, one of Iceland's most beautiful coastal locations and the cultural capital of east Iceland.

Day Six

Akureyri, on Iceland's rugged north coast, is a thriving winter sports centre and home to a fascinating Botanical Garden. The area beyond is wondrously scenic, and today's excursion, to the Godafoss Falls and volcanic Lake Myvatn, will highlight many of its delights.

Day Seven

This morning Magellan arrives in tiny, exquisite Isafjordur, the capital of the Westfjords area, and gateway to the magical, mystical land of West Iceland from which Norse sailors set out to discover Greenland and the New World.

Day Eight

Today we'll arrive at the historic port of Hafnarfjordur. Return coach transfers from here will carry you the 10 kilometres to Reykjavik, where the brightly painted wooden buildings contrast sharply with the stunning beauty of its setting beneath Mount Ejsa. Step ashore to explore, take the lift to the top of the Hallgrimskirkja Church for a panoramic view, or visit the fascinating Arbaer Folk Museum and the Saga Museum.

Days 9-10

Relax on board as Magellan spends another few days at sea.

Day 11

Our next port is the Shetland capital, Lerwick. Spend time exploring this rugged but enchanting town, or join an excursion to the 3,000 year-old archaeological site at Jarlshof, with its Bronze and Iron Age remains.

Day 12

Today Magellan arrives in Kirkwall, Orkney's historic capital. Wander the streets and marvel at magnificent St Magnus Cathedral, or join an excursion to fabled Scapa Flow, Churchill's famous Barriers or the Italian Chapel.

Day 13

Bid farewell to Magellan and all your fellow travellers, today, as you disembark at the end of your cruise.

Further Information

Passport requirements

British Citizens will need a full, 10-year passport to travel on this cruise. Since some countries require visitors to be valid for at least six months after the return date of the cruise we recommend that all customers ensure that this is the case. Holders of non-British passports should check with the relevant embassies to see if any requirements and restrictions exist for any countries visited during the cruise.

*This offer applies to new bookings made between 2nd to 31st July 2017 (inclusive) only. Prices shown when booking include this discount. The exact value of the discount included will vary depending on cruise, cabin and departure date selected. Discounts apply to all cabin categories. The offer may be withdrawn at any time. All fares exclude gratuities.

Icelandic Wonders & the Northern Isles Cruise reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Icelandic Wonders & the Northern Isles CruiseScores 6.7 out of 10 based on 18 reviews
(8 out of 10)

GEORGE

Cullercoats Couple
Everything about this cruise on Magelan was very good.Not too large and not too small. Showing it's age a bit but kept spotless by the crew.
Food excellent and crew very friendly.
Confirmed traveller: 03 August 2017
Published on: 29 August 2017
(7 out of 10)

Terence

Couple
Excursions too expensive,
Confirmed traveller: 03 August 2017
Published on: 24 August 2017
(9 out of 10)

margaret

whitley bay tyne and wear Friends
Excellent itinary and the evening entertainment dancers and singers were excellent. we were dissapointed in the level of day time lectures especially as none of them linked with the places we were visiting - missed opportunity?
Confirmed traveller: 05 August 2013
Published on: 20 February 2014