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Iceland's Land of Ice & Fire & the Faroes Cruise 2022

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the land of fire and ice

This glorious early summer cruise brings the opportunity to discover and explore the stunning ‘Land of Fire and Ice’, with calls at a quartet of exquisite Icelandic ports, including fascinating capital Reykjavik. Board sleek Ambience at London Tilbury and sail north to toytown-like Tórshavn, capital of the Faroe Islands, before continuing to Iceland.

Your first Icelandic port-of-call is Reykjavik, the world’s most northerly capital, with its painted wooden buildings, followed by a call at dramatic Grundarfjörður on the west coast. Continue to exquisite Ísafjörður, capital of the Westfjords, and Akureyri, on the rugged north coast, before heading home via the Faroe Islands and Shetland.

What does this price include?

  • Comfortable, contemporary cabins and suites that feature TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, a fridge and individually controlled air conditioning
  • A wide choice of British and International cuisine every day throughout your cruise
  • Plenty to do during the day, including playing bridge, practising your steps on the dancefloor and interesting, expert-led lectures to attend
  • A full programme of evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, comedy, dancing and live music
  • Full use of the ship’s on-board leisure facilities
  • All UK port taxes (where collectable in advance)
  • Luggage porterage between your cabin and the drop-off/pick-up point

Your Itinerary

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  • Depart: 17:00hrs

    Board Ambience in Tilbury, today, settle in to your cabin and relax as your cruise begins.

  • Spend today relaxing on board.

  • Spend today relaxing on board.

  • Arrive: 07:00hrs

    Depart: 18:00hrs

    Tiny, toytown-like Tórshavn 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.

  • Spend today relaxing on board.

  • Arrive: 08:00hrs

    Depart: Overnight

    Reykjavík is the world's northernmost capital. Its 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 Hallgrímskirkja Church for a panoramic view, or visit the fascinating Arbaer Folk Museum and the Saga Museum as Ambience spends an evening and a full day here, and perhaps take a nighttime trip outside the city in search of the Northern Lights, the enchanting Aurora Borealis, that flicker across Iceland’s autumn and winter skies.

  • Arrive: Overnight

    Depart: 19:00hrs

    Reykjavík is the world's northernmost capital. Its 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 Hallgrímskirkja Church for a panoramic view, or visit the fascinating Arbaer Folk Museum and the Saga Museum as Ambience spends an evening and a full day here, and perhaps take a nighttime trip outside the city in search of the Northern Lights, the enchanting Aurora Borealis, that flicker across Iceland’s autumn and winter skies.

  • Arrive: 07:00hrs

    Depart: 19:00hrs

    Today you’ll tie up at the small town of Grundarfjörður, situated in the north of the Snæfellsnes peninsula in the west of Iceland. Nestled between the sea and a mountain range, the town, which is framed by nearby Kirkjufel mountain, is a charming place to spend a day exploring.

     

  • Arrive: 07:00hrs

    Depart: 17:00hrs

    Perched dramtically on Iceland’s northwest coast, the town of Isafjordur is set on an arcing spit that extends out into Skutulsfjordur, the country’s most westerly fjord, and is encassed by towering peaks and the dark waters of the fjord.

  • Arrive: 07:00hrs

    Depart: 18:00hrs

    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 Goðafoss Falls and volcanic Lake Myvatn, will highlight many of its delights.

  • Spend today relaxing on board.

  • Arrive: 07:00hrs

    Depart: 15:00hrs

    Ambience makes a rare call in Klaksvik today, capital of the Nordoyar (the six northeasternmost Faroe Isles). Many of the inhabitants of this remote Danish outpost are direct descendants of the Vikings, and still speak an ancient Norse language. Sheltered by conical mountains, Klaksvik is surrounded by a birdwatcher's paradise of green meadows that you'll be able to explore on today's optional shore excursion. 

  • Arrive: 08:00hrs

    Depart: 17:00hrs

    Your next port is the Shetland capital, Lerwick. This rugged, enchanting town is your gateway to a land of ancient legend, traditional crafts and an incredible abundance of bird-life. Wander the town, or join an excursion to the 3,000-year-old archaeological site at Jarlshof to discover its Bronze and Iron Age remains.

  • Spend today relaxing on board.

  • Arrive: 08:00hrs

    Say goodbye to Ambience, her crew and your fellow passengers as she arrives in Tilbury, today, and you disembark at the end of a wonderful cruise.


Days marked above with an anchor include ports where you will be transferred to shore by landing boat. These ports may be inaccessible for customers with mobility difficulties as a result. Any days not listed will be spent at sea.

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