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Greenland & Iceland

Greenland & Iceland

Greenland & Iceland

Greenland & Iceland

Greenland & Iceland with M/S Pacific Princess (w/Optional Edinburgh Military Tattoo)

18 DAYS

July 30, 2019

FROM $6,889*PP

INCLUDES: Cruise | Guided Sightseeing Tours | Meals | Entertainment

Visit ports in Iceland, Greenland, Ireland and the UK over 18 days with the Pacific Princess.

INCLUSIONS

A cruise from/to Dover (London) on board the Pacific Princess
Accommodation in the cabin category you booked
All shipboard main meals (excluding specialty restaurants)
Most entertainment onboard

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Day 1

Dover (London), England, United Kingdom Embarkment

Dover is a historical port town in Kent, South East England. It is the narrowest part f the English channel, looking over the strait of Dover towards France, meaning it has always been a place on immigration and emigration from the UK. It is also known for it's iconic surrounding chalk cliffs known as the White Cliffs of Dover.

Highlights of Dover:

  • The White Cliffs of Dover
  • Dover Castle
  • Dover Transport Museum

 

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Day 2

Falmouth (Cornwall), England

Falmout is located in Cornwall, southwest England. The city has about 22 000 inhabitants and is known for having the third largest natural harbour in the world as well as for often being a starting or finishing point for world boat races. Some of the local attractions include the National Maritime Museum of Cornwall as well as the Pendennis Castle which is now used as a museum and own by English Heritage. The city also offers plenty of natural beauty with its parks, laurel mazes and Rhoderdons.

 

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Day 3

Cobh (Cork), Ireland

Cobh, in southern Ireland, is a picturesque town full of charm. It is located in one of the largest natural harbors in the world, Cork Harbour. Get to know the warmth of the Irish, explore the town and visit the St. Colman's Cathedral. During a visit to a typical Irish pub, you can experience the Irish way of life.

Highlights of Cobh:

  • St. Coleman's (Cobh) Cathedral
  • Take a ferry to Spike Island, one home to a prison of which you can get guided tours.
  • The Titanic Experience, a museum about the history of the ill fated vessel in the old White Star Line offices, where some 123 passengers boarded.
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Day 4

Cruising

At Sea

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Day 5

Cruising

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Day 6

Cruising

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Day 7

Prince Christian Sound Passage, Greenland

While driving through the Prince Christian Sound Passage one can see the stunning view of the nearby icebergs. Make sure you bring along your camera for this unique experience!

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Day 8

Nanortalik, Greenland

Nanortalik, Greenland

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Day 9

Qaqortoq, Greenland

Qaqortoq is the largest city in South Greenland. Near the harbor is the oldest fountain in the country. In addition, there are some old buildings from the colonial period.

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Day 10

Cruising

At Sea

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Day 11

Cruising

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Day 12

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, with a population of approximately 120,00 may not be the biggest European capital, but it is widely regarded as an exciting destination and Icelands cultural and economic center, having been established as a city in the 18th century. Reykjavik provides the perfect base for exploring nearby landmarks such as fjords, glaciers and more. There are strong connections between the city and the Vikings, with many visible signs still remaining today, such as the Longhouse at Hofsstaðir Historic Park.

Highlights of Reykjavik:

  • Delve into Reykjaviks Viking connections at Hofsstaðir
  • Learn the city's history at the National Museum
  • Explore the art at the Harpa Art Center in Laugavegur
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Day 13

Isafjördur, Iceland

Isafjordur is a small town in north-western Iceland. The city is characterized by its industrial and fishing ports, which are some of the city's main attractions. The city is very impressive and has a variety of old and colorful houses. Enjoy the site of the beautiful lighthouse or visit some of the restaurants to try the local Icelandic specialities.

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Day 14

Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri is a city with an approximate population of 18,000, located in northern Iceland. The city is known for having a stunning natural landscape, which means that there are many opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities. One of the most unique opportunities which can be enjoyed in Akureyri is the chance to witness the Northern Lights between September and April. Akureyri is located at the base of the Eyjafjordur, another example of the stunning natural surroundings.

Highlights of Akureyri:

  • Try out some skiing and snowboarding at Hlidarfjall
  • The Botantical Gardens are not to be missed
  • Visit the Old Town, the city's cultural quarter
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Day 15

Cruising

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Day 16

Cruising

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Day 17

Rosyth (Edinburgh), Scotland Overnight

This village is located on the east coast of Scotland. The port found here is the only one from which there is a direct ferry link from Scotland to Europe.

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Day 18

Rosyth (Edinburgh), Scotland

Rosyth (Edinburgh), Scotland

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Day 19

Dover (London), England, United Kingdom

Disembarkment

Pacific PrincessTwin Share
Balcony cabins from$8189pp
Standard cabin$6889pp

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We'd have no hesitation in recommending  Flower Travels to anyone ( in fact already have) and if we had enough money we'd go again soon.  One highlight was the trek up to Taktsang Monastery which I'd do again and I'd particularly love to do a trek in Bhutan in Spring.  The rural areas of Bhutan Continue Reading

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