Northern Europe

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.

Alesund, Norway

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.

Akureyri, Iceland

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.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Strikingly beautiful Amsterdam is spoken of highly for its concentric canals and the humpbacked bridges that cross them, and for its cyclist-friendly avenues of graceful tall trees and gabled houses.

Andalsnes, Norway

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.

Belfast, NI, UK

Belfast, capital of Northern Ireland, enjoys a wonderful setting of high hills, sea lough and river valley. Founded in the 17th century, the city prospered to become a world-leading industrial center.