Grand imperial cities, a string of welcoming capitals and stunning wildernesses define Europe’s northern reaches.
These cruises introduce you to welcoming towns and cities, many with intriguing medieval roots. You can also explore dramatic landscapes of geysers, fjords and glaciers under summer’s Midnight Sun.
Where we sail.
You have Kaiser Wilhelm II to thank for this city’s wonder. He rebuilt his beloved gateway in Art Nouveau style after it was destroyed by fire in 1904. Lose your heart in this gem of the Nordic coast.
Established in the mid-17th century and affectionately nicknamed “The Capital of North Iceland,” Akureyri is an industrious port, and home to the country’s largest and most well-known fishing company.
Not far from the idyllic Andalsnes, you’ll locate a unique curiosity: the “Troll Wall,” which features immense grassy cliffs forming Europe's highest vertical mountain face. An amazing natural wonder.
Aurlandsfjord, Norway (Cruise-by)
The stunning Aurlandsfjord is one of the most picturesque fjords in the world. It is part of the World Heritage region surrounding the Nærøyfjord and the world’s second-longest fjord, the Sognefjord.
Your fascinating “Gateway to the Fjords” is Norway’s second-largest city, Bergen. Its maritime trade and oil industry remain vital to the economy and it’s a thriving epicenter of culture and history.