I invite you to join AIA lecturer and host Colleen Batey on this magnificent cruise from Scotland to Norway, visiting remote destinations forever linked by their Viking heritage. Embark (and unpack just once) your five-star ship with only 92 suites and staterooms, each with a private balcony, providing all the luxury and sophistication of a fine hotel.
Dr. Batey will be part of a team of onboard experts who together will offer a series of lectures and informal discussions. This specially-designed itinerary follows the stepping stones of Scottish and Nordic civilizations during the best time of year, when the weather is mild and the days are long—a rare voyage accomplished only aboard a small ship cruising into smaller ports where larger vessels cannot venture.
Journey from dynamic Glasgow to charming Bergen, where rows of colorful, gabled houses on the historical Bryggen waterfront evoke the city’s past as a center of Hanseatic League trade. Traverse the Tolkienesque lands of the Scottish Highlands, and cruise to Scotland’s Orkney and Shetland Islands. Learn more about the islands’ fascinating Neolithic history from guest lecturer and renowned archaeologist Nick Card, noted for his incredible commitment to research in the region. Marvel at the Neolithic standing stones of the Ring of Brodgar; the 5,000-year-old village of Skara Brae; and the settlement of Jarlshof, revealing layers of thousands of years of human history. Navigate the ancient shipping lanes of the Vikings and gain an intimate perspective of Norway’s spectacular mountain landscape aboard the Flåm Railway, one of the world’s most scenic train rides. A pre-cruise extension in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and a post‑cruise extension in Norway and Copenhagen, are also available.
We are sharing this voyage with other organizations, so this exclusive travel program is expected to sell out quickly. I urge you to reserve your space now, while early booking savings are still available.
Tour Prices (7 nights)
Book with confidence! No cancellation fees for new bookings.
Early booking savings up to $4,300 per couple, if booked by October 11, 2022
Per person, double occupancy
Tour prices start at $5,395 double occupancy with early booking savings through October 11, 2022, starting at $6,195 after October 11, 2022.
Single supplements apply across all categories at 160% of the per person double price (limited availability). Taxes are an additional $450 per person.
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