Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords May 2019

Dates: Sunday, May 19, 2019 to Monday, May 27, 2019 (9 days)
Tour Leader: Andrew M.T. Moore

Skara Brae, Scotland © CWMacgregor

For more information or to reserve your space, contact us at:
800-748-6262 • aia@studytours.org


 

Join us for a unique, comprehensive, seven-night journey to Scotland’s rarely-visited Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway’s majestic fjords, remote destinations forever linked by their Viking heritage. Cruise from Glasgow, Scotland, to Bergen, Norway, aboard the five-star, 92-stateroom Le Champlain, which features the world’s first multisensory, underwater observatory lounge. Travel in the wake of early Viking explorers, cruising into ports accessible only by small ship amid spectacular landscapes in this seafaring region steeped in history and cultural richness. Highlights include a full-day scenic excursion into the Scottish Highlands with visits to Fort William, Glenfinnan, and Glencoe; a specially-arranged ride on Norway’s Flåm Railway, one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys; visits to Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands, prehistoric Jarlshof in the Shetland Islands, and the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Orkney’s Neolithic Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae, including a special presentation by the Ness of Brodgar’s head archaeologist; and Bergen’s picturesque Bryggen. This program is co-sponsored with other educational institutions.
Also available are an Edinburgh/Glasgow Pre-Cruise Option and a Norway/Copenhagen Post‑Cruise Option.

Brochure

Itinerary

Abbreviated Itinerary*

May 19, 2019 - Depart the U.S.
May 20 - Glasgow, Scotland | Embark Le Champlain
May 21 -  Fort William for the Scottish Highlands
May 22 -  Kyle of Lochalsh | Portree, Isle of Skye
May 23 - Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, for Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae
May 24 - Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland, for Jarlshof
May 25 -  Cruising the Norwegian Fjords | Flåm Railway
May 26 - Bergen, Norway
May 27 - Bergen | Disembark ship | Return to the U.S.
*Subject to change.


Pricing for 9-day Voyage
Pricing for this program will be available soon.
Contact us to reserve space with a no obligation deposit of $800 per person:
call 800-748-6262 or email aia@studytours.org

 Upon receipt of the complete brochure, you will have 10 days to reconfirm your reservation or to cancel and receive a full refund of your deposit.
Add your name to the list of people interested in this voyage and we will send you the pricing information as soon as it is available.

 

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