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Great Northern Circle

Ship: Sirena  
Departure: Friday, August 6, 2021
Nights: 40 nights
Departs: Stockholm
Returns: Stockholm
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Duration
40
Nights
Days at Sea
14
Sea Days
Ports
23
Ports
Countries Visted
11
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Great Northern Circle

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Friday, August 6, 2021 Stockholm, Sweden Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Stockholm, Sweden

    The city of Stockholm in Sweden spreads across 14 islands as it faces proudly out to the Baltic Sea. Its history stretches over seven centuries, and it is Sweden's centre of art and culture. It is also famous for being the home of the Nobel Prizes. You can get to just about all of Stockholm’s many wondrous sites on foot, or you can take a boat trip that will give you a different facet of Scandinavia’s largest and undoubtedly most beautiful city. Read more about Stockholm, Sweden

    2 Saturday, August 7, 2021 Visby, Sweden 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Visby, Sweden

    Visby, on the island of Gotland that lies 90km off the SE coast of Sweden, is a medieval town of roses, ruins, narrow winding lanes, and an amazingly well preserved town wall with 27 of the towers still intact. There are also 200 medieval houses as well as several ancient churches, many of which were built in the 12th century. Another attraction is the beautifully restored Cathedral of St Mary’s. This delightful town certainly gives one the feeling of stepping back in time. Read more about Visby, Sweden

    3 Sunday, August 8, 2021 Copenhagen, Denmark 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Copenhagen, Denmark

    Copenhagen, situated on two islands, is the capital and largest city in Denmark. It is perhaps best known for being the final resting place of the famous author Hans Christian Andersen, and also being one of the world’s most environmentally friendly cities. It has a very high quality of life. With many colourful buildings dating back to the early 18th century, medieval cobbled streets and canals just a stone's throw away from ultra-modern waterfront architecture, and a street plan that dates back to the Middle Ages, it simply captures the imagination of all visitors. Read more about Copenhagen, Denmark

    4 Monday, August 9, 2021 Cruising The Skagerrak & North Sea
    5 Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Alesund, Norway 7:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Alesund, Norway

    The Norwegian Art Nouveau town of Ålesund could be taken right out of a fairy tale. If you look up as you explore the town, you will discover an abundance of imaginative ornamentation on the fronts of the buildings. Walk up the 418 steps to the top of Mount Aksla and you will be rewarded by unforgettable panoramic views. It also boasts stunning seascapes, and the high peaks of the Sunnmore Alps. Read more about Alesund, Norway

    6 Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Cruising The Norwegian Sea
    7 Thursday, August 12, 2021 Hammerfest, Norway 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Hammerfest, Norway

    The construction of the large liquefied natural gas site on Melkoya Island just off Hammerfest, which processes natural gas from Snohvit, is the most expensive construction project in the history of Northern Norway. This project has resulted in an economic boom and new optimism for Hammerfest in recent years. Hammerfest offers both sea and freshwater fishing, as well as scuba diving. This tiny town was a nexus for travellers and traders in the far north and a meeting point for traders coming west from the Arctic Ocean and Russia. Read more about Hammerfest, Norway

    8 Friday, August 13, 2021 Murmansk, Russian Federation 12:00 PM 9:00 PM
    View of Murmansk, Russian Federation

    Murmansk is a port that remains ice-free year round, located in the extreme NW of Russia, not far from its borders with Norway and Finland. It is the largest city north of the Arctic Circle. You won’t miss the massive 35.5 m statue Alyosha, depicting a Russian WWII soldier, on a 7 m foundation overlooking the city harbour. You must also visit the snow-white church of the Saviour-on-the-Waters, built to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the city's founding, as well as the world’s northernmost Jewish synagogue. Read more about Murmansk, Russian Federation

    9 Saturday, August 14, 2021 Cruising The White Sea
    10 Sunday, August 15, 2021 Solovetsky Islands, Russian Federation 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Solovetsky Islands, Russian Federation

    The Solovetsky Archipelago of six islands is located in Onega Bay, at the western part of the White Sea, in NW Russia. The islands are just 170 km south of the Arctic Circle, and are a major tourist magnet, making the World Heritage List in 1992. The hilly islands are covered with lakes and pine and spruce forests. Migratory birds fill the skies. Read more about Solovetsky Islands, Russian Federation

    11 Monday, August 16, 2021 Arkangelsk (Archangel), Russian Federation 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Arkangelsk (Archangel), Russian Federation

    Arkhangelsk (Archangel) lies on both banks of the Northern Dvina River near its delta, with its numerous islands and exit into the White Sea, in the far north of European Russia. To reach this port explorer ships pass the North Cape of Norway, usually call at Murmansk, then drop below the Arctic Circle to Arkhangelsk. The city is a major seaport open year-round due to improvements in icebreakers. Some of the city's extant landmarks are the fort-like Merchant Yards (1668–84), the New Dvina Fortress (1701–05), the Gostiny Dvor that is the oldest surviving building in Arkhangelsk, and the Assumption Church on the Dvina embankment (1742–44) that was rebuilt in 2004. Read more about Arkangelsk (Archangel), Russian Federation

    12 Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Cruising The Barents Sea
    13 Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Honningsvag, Norway 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Honningsvag, Norway

    Honningsvåg, Norway, lies deep within the Arctic Circle at 71 deg.N. latitude, on the island Magerøya. Twenty-two km north of Honningsvåg is North Cape, the northernmost part of mainland Europe. Magerøya connects to the mainland via the 6.87km North Cape Tunnel. Read more about Honningsvag, Norway

    14 Thursday, August 19, 2021 Cruising The Norwegian Sea
    15 Friday, August 20, 2021 Molde, Norway 11:00 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. Near Molde is the famous Atlantic Road, labeled the world’s best road trip, leading travelers to some of Norway’s most popular sights in one day. Read more about Molde, Norway

    16 Saturday, August 21, 2021 Haugesund, Norway 11:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Haugesund, Norway

    Haugesund is a small municipality in the county of Rogaland, Norway. The port lies near the entrance to Hardangerfjord, and faces the North Sea. The town is situated on a strategically important sound, the Karmsundet, through which ships pass protected from heavy seas. It is the homeland of the Viking kings and Norway’s birthplace. Read more about Haugesund, Norway

    17 Sunday, August 22, 2021 Kristiansand, Norway 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Kristiansand, Norway

    Kristiansand is the southernmost city in Norway and lies where the rivers Otra and Tovdalselva enter into Skagerak. It is an interesting city retaining many of the 17th century buildings from its founding days by King Christian IV. The city is home to some of the best beaches - such as Hamresanden Beach located just 10 minutes from the city centre - in Norway. Kristiansand is also renowned for its cultural events, such as the numerous festivals held throughout the year, which include the Bragdoya Blues Festival in June, the Dark Season Festival in October, and the International Children’s Film Festival in April. Read more about Kristiansand, Norway

    18 Monday, August 23, 2021 Cruising The North Sea
    19 Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Amsterdam, Netherlands 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Originally a dam in the river Amstel, Amsterdam today is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands, as engineered dams, sea gates, and the 19-mile dyke walling out the Zuider Zee prevent this low-lying country from being reclaimed by the North Sea. Interestingly, the 17th century canals of Amsterdam located in the heart of the city have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The main tourist attractions are undoubtedly the famous Museums such as the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, and the Stedelijk Museum. However, there is much more to be seen and appreciated. Read more about Amsterdam, Netherlands

    20 Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Zeebrugge, Belgium 8:00 AM 6:00 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. There is something for everybody. Read more about Zeebrugge, Belgium

    21 Thursday, August 26, 2021 Southampton, Great Britain 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Southampton, Great Britain

    Southampton, UK, is a city and major port situated on the south coast of England, and is widely recognised as the capital of the country’s cruise industry. Each year more and more cruise liners take advantage of its superb cruise terminals. It is, of course, a gateway to Europe’s largest city, the enormous cosmopolitan city of London, with all the cultural and gastronomic attractions you'd expect from a world capital. Needless to say there are a variety of well-priced means to travel to London as well as some truly amazing tours on offer. Read more about Southampton, Great Britain

    22 Friday, August 27, 2021 Cruising The Celtic Sea & English Channel
    23 Saturday, August 28, 2021 Dublin, Ireland 8:00 AM 8:00 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. When at their ease, they are the greatest hosts of all, providing a life-affirming experience that will restore your faith in human nature. Read more about Dublin, Ireland

    24 Sunday, August 29, 2021 Belfast, Great Britain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Belfast, Great Britain

    Belfast is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, and is currently experiencing a successful tourist boom. One of the most visited cities in the UK, Belfast has plenty of attractions and is a good base from which to visit virtually anywhere else in the North. In the city centre concentrate on the glories resulting from the Industrial Revolution – grandiose architecture and magnificent Victorian pubs – and the rejuvenated area from Ann Street to Donegall Street now known as the Cathedral quarter. Among the fascinating places that tourists visit is the Belfast Castle with its restaurants, small heritage centre, and beautiful views of the whole city. Read more about Belfast, Great Britain

    25 Monday, August 30, 2021 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    26 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    27 Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    28 Thursday, September 2, 2021 Paamiut, Greenland 10:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Paamiut, Greenland

    Paamiut is a town in SW Greenland located on the coast of the Labrador Sea. The town’s name means "the people who live at the mouth”, a reference to its location at the mouth of the Kuannersooq Fjord. Paamiut naturally attracts travellers who want to go off the beaten path and gain a different perspective. Founded in 1742, it now has about 1,500 residents, and is renowned as an especially good place to spot white-tailed eagles. Read more about Paamiut, Greenland

    29 Friday, September 3, 2021 Nuuk, Greenland 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Nuuk, Greenland

    Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland, as well as being the northernmost capital in the world, though 2 degrees south of the Arctic Circle. It’s a place where the old and the new are united in a unique and dynamic way. The missionary Hans Egede founded Nuuk in 1728 as the very first town in Greenland. The natural beauty and wildlife surrounding Nuuk is breath-taking and includes magnificent geology, whales playing in the fjord, reindeer on land, bird watching and much more. Read more about Nuuk, Greenland

    30 Saturday, September 4, 2021 Qaqortoq, Greenland 1:00 PM 9:00 PM
    View of Qaqortoq, Greenland

    Qaqortoq is a town in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. It is the most populous town in the region and the fourth largest town in the country. The oldest standing building of Qaqortoq is a black-tarred log building from 1797. The building was designed by royal Danish architect Kirkerup, pre-assembled in Denmark, shipped in pieces to Qaqortoq, and then reassembled. Read more about Qaqortoq, Greenland

    31 Sunday, September 5, 2021 Cruising Prince Christian Sound
    32 Monday, September 6, 2021 Cruising The Atlantic Ocean
    33 Tuesday, September 7, 2021 Reykjavik, Iceland 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Reykjavik, Iceland

    Reykjavik, the capital and largest city of Iceland, is the gateway to Iceland's stunning natural wonders, which range from ice fields to boiling thermal pools. The landscape on the island seems to be in a continual process of transformation much like its society, which blends Nordic tradition with sophisticated technology. On the waterfront see the open-air history of shipping disasters. In town walk past parliament building, city hall, Tjörnin pond, Höfði House(where Gorbachev and Reagan met in 1986 to end the Cold War), Hallgrímskirkja (the largest church in Iceland), and Laugavegur (the main shopping street) Read more about Reykjavik, Iceland

    34 Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Isafjordur, Iceland 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Isafjordur, Iceland

    The capital of the Westfjords of Iceland is Isafjordur. The landscape is majestic, with fjord after fjord towering above shore and sea, but each and every fjord has its own distinctive character. Tiny fishing villages nestle at their foot. On arrival take a stroll through the streets of the town. Read more about Isafjordur, Iceland

    35 Thursday, September 9, 2021 Akureyri, Iceland 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Akureyri, Iceland

    The town of Akureyri with its population of 17,000 is the administrative, transportation, and commercial centre of North Iceland. It is situated at the head of the 60 km long Eyjafjordur fjord, the longest and one of the most breathtaking fjords in Iceland. At first sight it appears as though it was transplanted from the Swiss Alps, as behind the city are beautiful farmlands that rise gently to year-round snow-capped granite mountains that provide the best skiing in Iceland. However, one of the most unusual aspects of the area is its warm climate. Read more about Akureyri, Iceland

    36 Friday, September 10, 2021 Cruising The North Sea
    37 Saturday, September 11, 2021 Alesund, Norway 11:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Alesund, Norway

    The Norwegian Art Nouveau town of Ålesund could be taken right out of a fairy tale. If you look up as you explore the town, you will discover an abundance of imaginative ornamentation on the fronts of the buildings. Walk up the 418 steps to the top of Mount Aksla and you will be rewarded by unforgettable panoramic views. It also boasts stunning seascapes, and the high peaks of the Sunnmore Alps. Read more about Alesund, Norway

    38 Sunday, September 12, 2021 Cruising The Skagerrak & North Sea
    39 Monday, September 13, 2021 Copenhagen, Denmark 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Copenhagen, Denmark

    Copenhagen, situated on two islands, is the capital and largest city in Denmark. It is perhaps best known for being the final resting place of the famous author Hans Christian Andersen, and also being one of the world’s most environmentally friendly cities. It has a very high quality of life. With many colourful buildings dating back to the early 18th century, medieval cobbled streets and canals just a stone's throw away from ultra-modern waterfront architecture, and a street plan that dates back to the Middle Ages, it simply captures the imagination of all visitors. Read more about Copenhagen, Denmark

    40 Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Visby, Sweden 12:00 PM 8:00 PM
    View of Visby, Sweden

    Visby, on the island of Gotland that lies 90km off the SE coast of Sweden, is a medieval town of roses, ruins, narrow winding lanes, and an amazingly well preserved town wall with 27 of the towers still intact. There are also 200 medieval houses as well as several ancient churches, many of which were built in the 12th century. Another attraction is the beautifully restored Cathedral of St Mary’s. This delightful town certainly gives one the feeling of stepping back in time. Read more about Visby, Sweden

    41 Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Stockholm, Sweden 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Stockholm, Sweden

    The city of Stockholm in Sweden spreads across 14 islands as it faces proudly out to the Baltic Sea. Its history stretches over seven centuries, and it is Sweden's centre of art and culture. It is also famous for being the home of the Nobel Prizes. You can get to just about all of Stockholm’s many wondrous sites on foot, or you can take a boat trip that will give you a different facet of Scandinavia’s largest and undoubtedly most beautiful city. Read more about Stockholm, Sweden

  • Ship

    Sirena Overview

    Sirena

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    Launched in 1999 and refurbished in 2019, Sirena measures 30,227 GT and carries just 684 passengers. This is a ‘small ship’ boasting many big-ship features. Dress is informal in a luxurious setting, with an accent on personalised service and five-star cuisine.

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    Cabin Types

    G, F

    Average Cabin Size – 14.9 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 160 sq. ft. / 14 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Twice daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Balcony

    Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    A3, A2, A1, B2, B1

    Average Cabin Size – 16.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 216 sq. ft. / 20 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks and bottled water replenished daily. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Flat-screen television with live satellite news and programming. DVD player with extensive media library. Complimentary and extensive 24-hour room service menu. 110/220 volt outlets. Direct-dial satellite phone and cellular service. Writing desk and stationary. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Thick cotton robes and slippers. Plush cotton towels. Expanded lunch and dinner room service menu from the Grand Dining Room. Free laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom. Priority Noon ship embarkation. Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPad® upon request for your enjoyment on board (limited availability). Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag. Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). Complimentary shoe shine service. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Suite

    Suite

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    Cabin Types

    OS, VS, PH3, PH2, PH1

    Average Cabin Size – 36.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 14.6 m2

    Size: 1,000 sq. ft. / 92 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks and bottled water replenished daily. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Flat-screen television with live satellite news and programming. DVD player with extensive media library. Complimentary and extensive 24-hour room service menu. 110/220 volt outlets. Direct-dial satellite phone and cellular service. Writing desk and stationary. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Thick cotton robes and slippers. Plush cotton towels. Free laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom (restrictions apply). Priority 11am ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery. 24 hour Butler Service. Complimentary in-suite bar setup with 6 full-size bottles of your choice of premium spirits and wines from the suite beverage menu (certain limitations apply). Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne. Fresh fruit basket replenished daily. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPad® upon request for your enjoyment on board. Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities. Choice of daily printed newspaper. Cashmere lap blankets. Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection. Complimentary shoe shine service. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

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    Cabin Types

    C2, C1, D, E

    Average Cabin Size – 14.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 165 sq. ft. / 15 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Twice daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Sirena

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    • Elevator
    • Launderette
    • Obstructed Views
    • Quad with Pullman
    • Quad with Sofabed
    • Restrooms
    • Triple with Pullman
    • Triple with Sofabed
    • Wheelchair Accessible

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