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SCOTLAND / FAROE ISLANDS / ICELAND

Adventures Afloat: Island Cultures and Ancient Ports of the North Atlantic: Voyage from Scotland to Iceland

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Program #21218RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
The waters of the eastern North Atlantic are home to islands renowned for their prehistoric history, natural beauty and thriving port cities. On a journey that leads from Scotland to Iceland, delight in an opportunity to explore the region’s quieter gems, from the Isle of Skye, to the Orkney, Shetland, Faroe and Westman Islands.


Highlights

• Discover the long and colorful history of the Orkney Islands, and explore the Norse city of Kirkwall.
• Hear tales of the Vikings and their explorations as you spend the day in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands.
• Experience the natural beauty of Iceland, and soak in the mineral-rich, geothermally heated waters of the famous Blue Lagoon.

Activity Notes

Walking up to 2-3 miles per day; some uneven and hilly terrain. Getting in/out of small boats and tenders.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Glasgow (Scotland), 1 night; embark Sea Explorer, 7 nights (ports of call include Isle of Skye, Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands, Faroe Islands, Westman Islands (Iceland)); disembark Reykjavik, 2 nights, departure.

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10 nights of accommodations
26 meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips

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