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Norse Legends & Britain, Scotland & Ireland - Y449A

Ship: Rotterdam   
Departure: Saturday, July 27, 2024
Nights: 21 nights
Departs: Rotterdam
Returns: Rotterdam
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Duration
21
Nights
Days at Sea
6
Sea Days
Ports
15
Ports
Countries Visted
5
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Norse Legends & Britain, Scotland & Ireland - Y449A

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Saturday, July 27, 2024 Rotterdam, Netherlands Embark 3:00 PM
    View of Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Rotterdam - located at the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta on the North Sea - is the largest port in Europe, and a perfect starting point for excursions to the cities of Holland. Few cities rebounded as quickly as Rotterdam following the Nazi invasion, which levelled the medieval heart of town, burning most of it to the ground. Today some of Europe's most bold contemporary architecture, such as the unique Cube Houses, can be found amid classic 18th and 19th C buildings in this, the greatest comeback city in the world. Read more about Rotterdam, Netherlands

    2 Sunday, July 28, 2024 At Sea
    3 Monday, July 29, 2024 Nordfjord, Norway 11:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Nordfjord, Norway

    Nordfjord is a fjord and a traditional district in western Norway. It is one of the well-known fjords on the west coast of Norway, 106 km long, with off-branching smaller fjords. Peaks along the shore reach 1000 m, to 1700 m at the end of the fjord. Read more about Nordfjord, Norway

    3 Monday, July 29, 2024 Scenic Cruising Nord
    4 Tuesday, July 30, 2024 Molde, Norway 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Molde, Norway

    Molde is situated by the beautiful Romsdalsfjord. The city is known for its roses, International Jazz Festival, and its panoramic view of 222 mountain peaks. Varden, 407m above sea level, is a viewpoint directly above Molde with a good view of the city, the fjord and the Molde archipelago. Read more about Molde, Norway

    5 Wednesday, July 31, 2024 Geiranger, Norway 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Geiranger, Norway

    Geiranger is a little village tucked in a hollow surrounded by the towering craggy rock walls that rise almost straight out of the water of the Geirangerfjord, which is one of the most majestic sights in all of Norway. From here visitors take a spectacular bus tour to Mt. Dalsnibba. Read more about Geiranger, Norway

    5 Wednesday, July 31, 2024 Geiranger, Norway
    View of Geiranger, Norway

    Geiranger is a little village tucked in a hollow surrounded by the towering craggy rock walls that rise almost straight out of the water of the Geirangerfjord, which is one of the most majestic sights in all of Norway. From here visitors take a spectacular bus tour to Mt. Dalsnibba. Read more about Geiranger, Norway

    6 Thursday, August 1, 2024 Bergen, Norway 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Bergen, Norway

    Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, is located in the county of Hordaland on the SW coast of Norway. Surrounded by seven mountains, Bergen is the starting point for fjord tours and cruises as it is located midway between the main Sognefjord and the Hardangerfjord. The city was one of nine European cities honoured with the title of European Capital of Culture in the Millennium year. Read more about Bergen, Norway

    7 Friday, August 2, 2024 At Sea
    8 Saturday, August 3, 2024 Rotterdam, Netherlands 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Rotterdam - located at the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta on the North Sea - is the largest port in Europe, and a perfect starting point for excursions to the cities of Holland. Few cities rebounded as quickly as Rotterdam following the Nazi invasion, which levelled the medieval heart of town, burning most of it to the ground. Today some of Europe's most bold contemporary architecture, such as the unique Cube Houses, can be found amid classic 18th and 19th C buildings in this, the greatest comeback city in the world. Read more about Rotterdam, Netherlands

    9 Sunday, August 4, 2024 At Sea
    10 Monday, August 5, 2024 Edinburgh, Great Britain 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Edinburgh, Great Britain

    Scotland's showcase capital of Edinburgh has a magnificent geographical location, perched on a series of extinct volcanos and rocky crags above the flatlands. The setting is wonderfully striking, as the modern city is often said to be built on seven hills. Both a historic and modern city, this metropolis is home to the largest arts festival in the world. Read more about Edinburgh, Great Britain

    11 Tuesday, August 6, 2024 Invergordon, Great Britain 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Invergordon, Great Britain

    Invergordon is a deepwater port near the entrance of Cromarty Firth, "the seaway to the Scottish Highlands." Inverness, where shopping is great and visitors can see tartans being made, is the capital of the Highlands, and is a half an hour drive from Invergordon. Loch Ness, home of the elusive monster, is just a few kilometres beyond. The town of Invergordon itself is small and modern, and now specialises in the construction of large offshore wind turbines. Read more about Invergordon, Great Britain

    12 Wednesday, August 7, 2024 Stornoway, Great Britain 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Stornoway, Great Britain

    Stornoway is an attractive town and the administrative centre of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The shape of the town is defined by the harbour, and is home to a beautiful, rugged landscape of rolling grassy hills and crinkly inlets of the sea. Take a leisurely stroll round the harbour and see everything from the ferries to cargo boats and small visiting yachts, as the harbour is definitely an asset to the town. Read more about Stornoway, Great Britain

    13 Thursday, August 8, 2024 Portree, Great Britain 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Portree, Great Britain

    The largest town on Skye, located in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, Portree’s harbor is fringed by steep cliffs. The town's Gaelic heritage is evident in the local attractions that include the run of striking, brightly painted buildings down the south-west as well as the delightful natural stone and whitewashed buildings to the north. In addition the mountainous terrain provides breathtaking vistas from nearly every destination. Read more about Portree, Great Britain

    14 Friday, August 9, 2024 At Sea
    15 Saturday, August 10, 2024 Douglas, Great Britain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Douglas, Great Britain

    Douglas, located at the mouth of the River Douglas and a sweeping bay, is the capital and the largest town of the Isle of Man. Douglas has a number of attractions and items of interest, such as the Tower of Refuge, a small castle-like shelter built upon Conister Rock in Douglas Bay that was a sanctuary for shipwrecked sailors. From spring to early autumn, take a trip back in time to when the way of life was much slower. Read more about Douglas, Great Britain

    16 Sunday, August 11, 2024 Dublin, Ireland 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Dublin, Ireland

    This capital and largest city of Ireland is situated on the mid-east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Dublin has more green spaces per square kilometre than any other European capital city, with 97% of city residents living within 300 meters of a park area. But Dublin’s greatest draw remains Dubliners themselves, both native-born and blown in. Read more about Dublin, Ireland

    17 Monday, August 12, 2024 Liverpool, Great Britain 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Liverpool, Great Britain

    Liverpool lies along the Mersey Estuary in England, UK. Not only is it extremely well known for the Beatles and other groups from the Merseybeat era, it is also home to the oldest Black African and Chinese communities in Europe. In addition, several areas of the city have been granted World Heritage Site status. Read more about Liverpool, Great Britain

    18 Tuesday, August 13, 2024 Holyhead, Great Britain 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Holyhead, Great Britain

    Holyhead is the largest town on the island of Anglesey, off the coast of Wales, and is perhaps known best for being a busy ferry port. It is also well known for offering easy access to some of the best attractions in the country. Subsequently, visitors typically spend the whole day on day trips through Wales to see, for example, the three nearby medieval castle towns, the more distant Snowdonia National Park and the Ffestiniog Steam Railway. Read more about Holyhead, Great Britain

    19 Wednesday, August 14, 2024 Cork, Ireland 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Cork, Ireland

    Cork is the principal city and administrative centre of County Cork, situated in the SW of Ireland. County Cork has earned the nickname of ‘the Rebel County’, while Corkonians often refer to the city as the ‘real capital of Ireland’ and themselves as the ‘Rebels’. It began on an island in the swampy estuary of the River Lee, and gradually climbed up the steep banks on either side. Read more about Cork, Ireland

    20 Thursday, August 15, 2024 At Sea
    21 Friday, August 16, 2024 Zeebrugge, Belgium 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Zeebrugge, Belgium

    The port city of Zeebrugge is a harbour town at the western end of the Belgian coast and a subdivision of the city of Bruges - one of the best preserved cities in Europe - for which it is the modern port. The new port has reinvigorated the city as an art and tourist centre for northern Europe. Upon visiting Bruges you will immediately notice that this city has always carefully cherished its architectural and artistic treasures from the past, but what makes Bruges so unique though is the way it deals with this past today. Read more about Zeebrugge, Belgium

    22 Saturday, August 17, 2024 Rotterdam, Netherlands 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Rotterdam - located at the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta on the North Sea - is the largest port in Europe, and a perfect starting point for excursions to the cities of Holland. Few cities rebounded as quickly as Rotterdam following the Nazi invasion, which levelled the medieval heart of town, burning most of it to the ground. Today some of Europe's most bold contemporary architecture, such as the unique Cube Houses, can be found amid classic 18th and 19th C buildings in this, the greatest comeback city in the world. Read more about Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • Ship

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    Rotterdam

    MS Rotterdam focuses on cruising northern Europe, North-East America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific coast of the Americas. In honor of some of the most memorable ships in Holland America Lines history, their third Pinnacle-class ship (and new flagship) will be named Rotterdam. This new addition to our fleet will fill your journey with a rhythm all its own, putting music front and center, creating the soundtrack to the discoveries you make every day.

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