This Scottish Isles with a Taste of Norway cruise lets you explore the treasures of Scotland’s remote, naturally majestic archipelagos, packing visits to four beautiful islands into one inspirational nine-night sailing. During five memorable days of island exploration, you can get closer to native wildlife, experience dramatic scenery, delve into centuries of fascinating history and much more. All this awaits before Stavanger adds a special Norwegian twist to your adventure.
- 9 night’s staying in an interior room aboard Balmoral – upgrades available at an additional supplement
- Comfortable rooms and suites with TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning
- Tempting cuisine every day throughout your cruise – with five-course à la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets and late-night snacks
- Unlimited, self-service tea and coffee at selected venues, 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 room and the drop-off/pick-up point
- Formal welcome and/or Captain’s Drinks Party and Gala Buffet
Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Single supplements apply.
To speak to an adviser regarding more information for this cruise or to book this cruise, please call 0800 1707 233 and quote *DC THOMSON TRAVEL*
Scottish Isles with a Taste of Norway Cruise Itinerary
Tue 14 Jul 2020: Depart Rosyth (Edinburgh), Late PM
Wed 15 & 16 Jul 2020: Lerwick, Scotland
Sturdy Lerwick is the friendly capital of the 100 islands and islets of the Shetland Islands. The bustling, cosmopolitan seaport is the islands’ only town, and its wonderful natural harbour is a joy to explore.
Fri 17 Jul 2o20: Kirkwall, Scotland
Kirkwall, the capital of the Orkney Islands, resonates with ancient echoes of Christian, Nordic and Celtic history. It’s a town that feels more Scandinavian than Scottish; in fact, the name Kirkwall comes from the Norse for ‘Church Bay’, relating to the town’s 11th century Church of St Olaf of Norway.
Sat 18 Jul 2020: Portree Isle of Skye, Scotland
Portree is the Isle of Skye’s largest and liveliest town. Set within a pretty natural harbour with brightly-coloured houses and surrounded by rocky cliffs and rolling hills, Portree is a truly beautiful place to explore.
Sun 19 Jul 2020: Tobermory Isle of Mull, Scotland
Built as a fishing port in 1788 on a design by Thomas Telford, Tobermory is now the main village on the remote island of Mull. This little village with brightly-coloured houses that run from the main street down to the pier, is one of the prettiest ports in Scotland.
Mon 20 Jul 2020: At Sea
Tue 21 Jul 2020: Stavanger, Norway
Behind the bustle of the prosperous and cosmopolitan Stavanger of today lie 1,000 years of ancient seafaring tradition and history. This vibrant, exciting Norwegian city oozes charm and was awarded the prestigious title of ‘European Capital of Culture’ in 2008.
Wed 22 Jul 2020: At Sea
Thu 23 Jul 2020: Arrive back in Rosyth (Edinburgh), Early AM