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ENGLAND / SCOTLAND / NORWAY / IRELAND

Adventures Afloat: Castles and Kilts: Stories of the Ancients in the British Isles and Norway

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Program #21026RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Delve into the layered history, abundant natural beauty and cultural riches of the British Isles and Norway. Cross the North Sea on a voyage from regal London and Edinburgh to Stavanger and the Isle of Man, coming ashore in grand cities and charming harbors to study the maritime culture and heritage that unite them.


Highlights

• Feel the festival energy of modern Edinburgh and get inside its buzzing arts community while a 12th-century castle looms above.
• Walk amid brightly painted wooden homes built three centuries ago as you learn about ancient Norse kings who fought for control of the seas around Stavanger.
• On the Isle of Man, marvel at the Tower of Refuge as you hear the story of its construction to save mariners shipwrecked on the treacherous reef beneath it.

Program Notes

Programs with Crystal Cruises are designed for the independent traveler. These programs offer a lower activity level and the ability to choose your own shore excursion based on your preferences and physical ability. Road Scholar will provide one exclusive shore excursion and private onboard lectures with our own Study Leader.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile, mostly paved surfaces, some uneven terrain. Some optional excursions may require more walking.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival London (England), 1 night; embark Crystal Serenity, 7 nights (ports of call include: Newcastle upon Tyne, Edinburgh (Scotland), Stavanger (Norway), Isle of Man); disembark Dublin (Ireland), departure.

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8 nights of accommodations
22 meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 8 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips

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