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The Norwegian Difference

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See the Old World in a New Way 

Cruise to Northern Europe and witness a diverse variety of cultures, splendid palaces, history and unbelievable natural beauty, all while enjoying the freedom and flexibility of cruising with Norwegian. You will sail through the Baltic as Viking explorers once did, visiting Norway, Iceland and the Netherlands along the way. Choose to cruise through the marvelous Fjords of Norway - you'll be spellbound by the spectacular scenery in Geiranger -  Do all of this and more while enjoying spectacular onboard entertainment, luxurious spa services, and no set dining times.


Day 1

Date : August 27, 2023

Embarkation: Southampton, UK

Southampton is over an hour's drive from London airport, you might want to start your venture with an excursion offered by Norwegian cruise line. Visiting Stonehenge is one option.

You’ll drive to a prehistoric monument of unique importance - Stonehenge. It is one of the most famous prehistoric monuments in the world. Radiocarbon dating reveals this incredible monument was built over many years, beginning over 5,000 years ago and continuously evolved over a period of 10,000 years. Some of the stones came from the Preseli Mountains in Wales, over 219 miles away and probably dragged by ropes on sledges with rollers. Although research tells us how Stonehenge was built, we still don’t know why so it remains one of the most enthralling mysteries in the world

Day 2

Date : August 28, 2023

Time : 9:00 am

Zeebrugge, Belgium

Zeebrugge is a Belgian port and seaside resort. It's linked to the city of Bruges by the Baudouin Canal. The old fish market in the marina houses Seafront, a theme park focusing on the local seafaring and fishing heritage. Exhibits include a Russian submarine. In nearby Knokke-Heist, the For Freedom Museum evokes the area’s WWII history through dioramas. West along the coast are the De Fonteintjes wetland and dunes

Day 3

Date : August 29, 2023

Time : 7:00 am

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is famous for its Canal Ring area which dates to the 17th century and is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spread out over 70 islands, this cosmopolitan city boasts 60 miles of canals and about a thousand bridges. Amsterdam is most famous for its narrow, gabled houses lining the canals. Today, you will discover this lovely city on foot and by water.

Day 4

Date : August 30, 2023

Cruising - At Sea

With so much to see and do onboard the NCL Viva, you might want to simply relax and swim up to the edge of infinity. or take a leisurely walk along Ocean boulevard.

Day 5

Date : August 31, 2023

Time : 8:30 am

Maloy, Norway

Måløy is a town in the municipality of Kinn in Vestland county, Norway. Måløy is located on the southeastern side of the island of Vågsøy, about 3 kilometres northeast of the village of Holvika and about 6 kilometres south of the village of Raudeberg

Day 6

Date : September 1, 2023

Time : 7:00 am

Geiranger (Geirangerfjord) Norway

Visit one of Norway’s summer farms up in the beautiful mountains. You’ll learn about their operation, meet the workers, see the livestock and enjoy samples of the food they produce here. Your tour starts from the small village of Geiranger, one of Norway’s most popular tourist resorts. Board your coach and climb up Eagle Road, with its 11 hairpin bends for a scenic stop. Here you’ll have a spectacular view of Pulpit Rock, the Seven Sisters waterfall and your cruise ship anchored below. The Geiranger Fjord is one of the deepest and longest fjords in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 7

Date : September 2, 2023

Time : 7:00 am

Aalesund, Norway

Ålesund is a port town on the west coast of Norway, at the entrance to the Geirangerfjord. It’s known for the art nouveau architectural style in which most of the town was rebuilt after a fire in 1904, as documented at the Jugendstilsenteret museum

Day 8

Date : September 5, 2023

Cruising - At Sea

Indulge Outdoor Lounge

A delicious new take on cruise ship dining. Grab a seat, a hammock, daybed, or a private cabana and have your fill of customizable small plates from a diverse range of mouth-watering cuisines. Or kick back and sip tasty cocktails from our lovely outdoor bar

Day 9

Date : September 4, 2023

Time : 9:00 am

Akureyri, Iceland

Discover Akureyri’s intriguing history and culture as you stroll around this charming town with a knowledgeable and entertaining guide.

Day 10

Date : September 5, 2023

Time : 9:00 am

Isafjordur, Iceland

You may choose to Kayak the serene waters of the fjord that fronts Ísafjörður, a natural setting enhanced by the many seabirds that flock here to raise their young during the summer.

Ísafjörður sits in a spectacularly scenic setting, so there will be plenty to see as you paddle between the majestic mountains that rise abruptly from both sides of the fjord. Because of the steep terrain, almost all of the buildings are at the water’s edge. Although Ísafjörður is the largest town on the Westfjords peninsula, its population is only a few thousand, and the town has remained remarkably quaint and well worth a photo.

Day 11

Date : September 6, 2023

Time : 7:00 am

Reykjavik, Iceland

The Viva will dock in Reykjavik at 7 am. Enjoy a full 25 hours in the magnificent port, but participating in a variety of excursions offered by Norwegian. You may wish to visit the perfectly formed lava ring and crater of Stóra Eldborg, venture into the beautiful Thingvellir national park - a UNESCO World Heritage Site only about 30 miles from Reykjavik, and ranking at the top of Iceland’s attractions or Relax as you bathe in the healing waters of the famous Blue Lagoon Spa and get a glimpse of some of the city sites

Day 12

Date : September 7, 2023

Time : 8:00 am

Debarkation: Reykjavik, Iceland

On your last day in Reykjavik, you may want to take in the wonderful sites by taking Hop On Hop Off bus- Ending at Airport

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