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Discovering Scandinavia’s Viking Heritage 2023 Cruise from Rosyth

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Visiting destinations chosen for their links to the Vikings, you’re in for a fascinating delve into the history and influences of this legendary era, with many Viking-themed sites and highlights awaiting discovery.

In Denmark, you can study the details of five original Viking ships at Roskilde Viking Ship Museum, on tour from Hundested, and explore the fascinating burial grounds of Lindholm Høje during a visit to Aalborg.

From Denmark its on to Norway, where you’re in for a memorable visit to Oslo. After cruising scenic Oslofjord, past the Olsen family home at Hvitsen, the Norwegian capital is your gateway to the Viking landmarks and burial grounds of Borre National Park.

At Stavanger, where Harold Fairhair won the Battle of Hafrsfjord, be sure to visit the Three Swords monument commemorating Fairhair’s victory. You’ll also experience scenic cruising of beautiful, narrow fjords. Finally, back in the UK, learn of Shetland’s Viking heritage and stories of the Up Helly Aa, and see Lindisfarne, the first place the Vikings raided in Britain, from the decks of Balmoral.

What You’ll Love

  • Explore the Viking heritage of historic destinations in Norway, Denmark and the UK
  • See original Viking ships; visit Viking burial grounds; and much more
  • Experience scenic cruising along Norwegian fjords and by Lindisfarne too
  • Comfortable, stylish cabins and suites equipped with a Smart TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, a fridge and individually controlled air conditioning
  • A tempting choice of cuisine every day throughout your cruise – with five-course à la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets, late-night snacks and much more
  • Unlimited, self-service tea and coffee available 24hrs at selected venues, complimentary afternoon tea* with sandwiches and cakes, and in-room sandwiches and snacks
  • A full programme of evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, comedy, dancing and live music
  • Full use of on board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and gym
  • A wide choice of engaging on board activities and lectures throughout the day
  • All UK port taxes (where collectable in advance)
  • Luggage porterage between your cabin and the drop-off/pick-up point
  • Formal welcome and/or Captain’s Drinks Party and Gala Buffet

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