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Iceland & Northern Isles Cruise

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Iceland, the Faroes and the Outer Hebrides

See the stunning land of fire and ice on this superb cruise around Iceland. You'll visit its wonderful capital, Reykjavik, as well as the stunning coastal towns of Seydisfjordur, Akureyri and Isafjordur. Magellan also makes calls in the Faroe Islands and the Outer Hebrides along the way, completing this wonderful summer cruise.

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 50-million-dollar refit ensure her position as a thoroughly modern, bright and supremely comfortable floating home.


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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 Liverpool, England 2000hrs
  • Day Two - Dublin, Ireland
  • Day Four - Kirkwall, Orkney Isles
  • Day Five - Kollafjordur, Faroes
  • Day Six - Seydisfjordur, Iceland
  • Day Seven - Akureyri, Iceland
  • Day Eight - Isafjordur, Iceland
  • Days 9 and 10 - Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Day 13 - Arrive in Liverpool, England 0800hrs

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

Join Magellan in Liverpool, before she sets sail this evening.

Day Two

Magellan's first point of call is delightful Dublin, the incomparable Irish capital - once home to Joyce, Yeats, Wilde and Swift. Relax in one of the city's many bars and pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or shop on Grafton and O'Connell Streets as you get to know the city.

Day Three

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea, getting to know your ship and your fellow passengers.

Day Four

Today, Magellan docks in Kirkwall, the historic capital of Orkney. Perhaps visit its magnificent centrepiece, St Magnus Cathedral. A mile away are the waters of fabled Scapa Flow, where HMS Royal Oak sank in WW2. Optional shore excursions will include highlights of the island's unique mix of history, archaeology, crafts and wildlife.

Day Five

Today's destination is Kollafjordur, in the Danish outpost of the Faroes. Step ashore to explore this remote settlement, with its ancient, turf-roofed church, and don't miss the opportunity to visit the tiny island capital, Torshavn. The islands' inhabitants are guardians of a deep-rooted Norse tradition and live surrounded by natural beauty in this birdwatcher's paradise.

Day Six

Today finds Magellan in the stunning natural harbour of Seydisfjordur, one of Iceland's most beautiful coastal locations. The town's pretty, Norwegian-style houses are backed by high mountains, and from here ferries and a sub-ocean telephone cable connect Iceland to the outside world. The town is known as the cultural capital of east Iceland, and is gateway to yet more breathtaking countryside.

Day Seven

The next Icelandic port of call is Akureyri, on the rugged north coast, where the summer days are longest of all. The area beyond this thriving winter resort is wondrously scenic, with the thundering Godafoss Falls and volcanic Lake Myvatn both nearby.

Day Eight

This morning Magellan arrives in tiny, exquisite Isafjordur, the capital of the Westfjords area. Visit the replica Viking farmstead at Eiriksstadir, once home of Eirik the Red (who left it to settle Greenland) and birthplace of Leif the Lucky, who discovered America. Experience a treasure trove of natural wonders such as the glacier on mystical Snaefellsjokull, which is Iceland's newest national park.

Days 9-10

Today Magellan docks in the world's northernmost capital, the fascinating city of Reykjavik. Step ashore to spend two days exploring, perhaps taking the lift to the top of the Hallgrimskirkja Church for a panoramic view, or visiting the fascinating Arbaer Folk Museum and the Saga Museum. Witness geothermal activity at the famous Blue Lagoon Pool and at the original Geysir - after which all others are named.

Day 11

Relax as Magellan spends the day at sea to begin her return journey.

Day 12

Enjoy a last day at sea with your fellow passengers.

Day 13

Magellan arrives back in Liverpool this morning, at the end of a wonderful Iceland cruise.

Further Information

Foreign Office travel advice

Visit to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

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.

*Offer applies to new bookings made after 5th July only. All offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Prices shown when booking include any discounts. The exact value of the discount included will vary depending on offer, cruise, cabin and departure date selected. All discounts will be added to your booking automatically once you have selected a cabin and will be confirmed before purchase. All fares exclude gratuities.

On many of our cruises, a limited number of Voyager Fare Inner and Ocean-view cabins are available. Choose these and you will be accommodated in at least a Standard Twin Inner or Standard Twin Ocean-view cabin (depending on your choice), but will pay only the reduced Voyager Fare price. Availability is limited, so book now to secure your discount.