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British Isles Explorer

Ship: Viking Star  
Departure: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Nights: 14 nights
Departs: Bergen
Returns: Greenwich
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
14
Nights
Days at Sea
0
Sea Days
Ports
13
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    British Isles Explorer

    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 Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Bergen, Norway Embark 12:00 AM
    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. Join the city walk to get the most out of your Bergen visit. Read more about Bergen, Norway

    2 Wednesday, August 24, 2022 Bergen, Norway 12:00 AM 6:00 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. Join the city walk to get the most out of your Bergen visit. Read more about Bergen, Norway

    3 Thursday, August 25, 2022 Lerwick, Great Britain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Lerwick, Great Britain

    Lerwick is the capital and main port of the Shetland Islands, Scotland, located more than 160 km off the north coast of mainland Great Britain. Open to shipping in all weathers, it operates around-the-clock. Lerwick has strong ties with Scandinavian countries, particularly Norway, and this is reflected in the street names of the port. Behind the old harbour is the compact town centre made up of one long main street, Commercial Street. Read more about Lerwick, Great Britain

    4 Friday, August 26, 2022 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. Invergordon also has a grain whisky distillery that produces many blended whiskies. Read more about Invergordon, Great Britain

    5 Saturday, August 27, 2022 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. Situated atop a volcanic crag, the famous Edinburgh Castle has an undeniably imposing presence, dominating the cityscape. Read more about Edinburgh, Great Britain

    6 Sunday, August 28, 2022 Orkney Islands, Great Britain 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Orkney Islands, Great Britain

    The Orkney Islands, an archipelago of more than 70 islands, graced with temperate weather warmed by the Gulf Stream, feature some of the most dramatic coastal scenery. There are sea cliffs, some over 300m, descending to sooth white-sand beaches. Yet even more fascinating are the more than 1,000 prehistoric sites that have been found here. Amazingly, they constitute the greatest concentration of these sites in all of Europe. Read more about Orkney Islands, Great Britain

    7 Monday, August 29, 2022 Ullapool, Great Britain 7:00 AM 1:30 PM
    View of Ullapool, Great Britain

    Ullapool is a small village on the shores of Loch Broom in the Highlands of Scotland, about an hour north of Inverness. It is the largest settlement for many miles around, and is a major tourist destination of Scotland. The North Atlantic Drift passes by Ullapool, bringing mild temperatures. The town of 1500 with its white houses is neatly set out along the shores of the Loch, with colourful boats in its small fishing marina, and holiday camping ground along the water front. Read more about Ullapool, Great Britain

    8 Tuesday, August 30, 2022 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

    9 Wednesday, August 31, 2022 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. Most visitors make sure to visit Paul McCartney's birthplace and other famous haunts of the Beatles by taking a nostalgic tour during their stay. Read more about Liverpool, Great Britain

    10 Thursday, September 1, 2022 Holyhead, Great Britain 8:00 AM 6:00 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. However, visitors should also note that the town has a number of interesting attractions and is a bustling shopping and visitors' area in its own right. Read more about Holyhead, Great Britain

    11 Friday, September 2, 2022 Dublin, Ireland 7:00 AM 6:00 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

    12 Saturday, September 3, 2022 English Channel, Great Britain 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    13 Sunday, September 4, 2022 Dover, Great Britain 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Dover, Great Britain

    Dover, the world’s busiest ferry port, is located in the county of Kent, England, at the extreme SE corner of Britain. It faces France across the narrowest part of the English Channel, 35 km away across the Straits of Dover. Possibly best known for its lyrically famous ‘White Cliffs’, archaeological finds have revealed that the area has always been a focus for peoples entering and leaving Britain, and this continues to this day. This goes some way to explaining why this region in Kent has more than its fair share of castles, stately homes and museums than any other coastal region in the UK. Read more about Dover, Great Britain

    14 Monday, September 5, 2022 Greenwich, Great Britain 7:30 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Greenwich, Great Britain

    Greenwich Pier on the River Thames in the London borough of Greenwich, UK, is upstream from the London Barrage, and downstream from the heart of London. The name says you are within walking distance of the historic Royal Observatory, Greenwich (now a museum), marking zero degrees longitude, where you can be photographed with one foot in the Eastern hemisphere and one foot in the Western hemisphere. View historic astronomic and navigational tools vital to Britain’s ships since 1675, railways since 1847, and the Prime Meridian since 1884. Greenwich Mean Time is now superseded by Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Read more about Greenwich, Great Britain

    15 Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Greenwich, Great Britain 12:00 AM Disembark
    View of Greenwich, Great Britain

    Greenwich Pier on the River Thames in the London borough of Greenwich, UK, is upstream from the London Barrage, and downstream from the heart of London. The name says you are within walking distance of the historic Royal Observatory, Greenwich (now a museum), marking zero degrees longitude, where you can be photographed with one foot in the Eastern hemisphere and one foot in the Western hemisphere. View historic astronomic and navigational tools vital to Britain’s ships since 1675, railways since 1847, and the Prime Meridian since 1884. Greenwich Mean Time is now superseded by Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Read more about Greenwich, Great Britain

  • Ship

    Viking Star Overview

    Viking Star

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    Viking’s all-inclusive cruises mean guests are freed from concern about additional costs. The ship – while not the destination – provides a super level of luxury; and on shore the focus is on the food, culture and customs of ports.

  • Cabins

    Viking Star Cabins

    Verandah

    Verandah

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    Cabin Types

    V2, V1

    Average Cabin Size – 20.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.3 m2

    Features: 270 sq. ft. Private balcony. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Luxury toiletries. Complimentary interactive TV system & Movies-on-Demand. 110/220 Volt outlets. Mini-bar setup (soft drinks, water, and requested snacks). Viking Explorers’ bed with luxury linens. 42” flat screen LCD 3D TV. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Direct dial satellite phone and cellular service.

    Deluxe Verandah

    Deluxe Verandah

    Deluxe Verandah on the Viking Star Deluxe Verandah on the Viking Star

    Cabin Types

    DV6, DV5, DV4, DV3, DV2, DV1

    Average Cabin Size – 20.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.3 m2

    Features: 270 sq. ft. Private balcony. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Luxury toiletries. Complimentary interactive TV system & Movies-on-Demand. 110/220 Volt outlets. Mini-bar setup (soft drinks, water, and requested snacks). Viking Explorers’ bed with luxury linens. 42” flat screen LCD 3D TV. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Direct dial satellite phone and cellular service.

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

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    Cabin Types

    PV1, PS3, PS2, PS1

    Average Cabin Size – 29.9 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 6.2 m2

    Features:Over 338 sq. ft. Private balcony. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Luxury toiletries. Complimentary interactive TV system & Movies-on-Demand. 110/220 Volt outlets. Mini-bar setup (soft drinks, water, and requested snacks). Viking Explorers’ bed with luxury linens. 42” flat screen LCD 3D TV. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Direct dial satellite phone and cellular service.

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Viking Star Suite on the Viking Star

    Cabin Types

    OS, PV3, PV2, ES3, ES2, ES1

    Average Cabin Size – 43.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 14.6 m2

    Features: Owners Suites: 1,448 sq. ft. Private balcony. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Luxury toiletries. Complimentary interactive TV system & Movies-on-Demand. 110/220 Volt outlets. Mini-bar setup (soft drinks, water, and requested snacks). Viking Explorers’ bed with luxury linens. 42” flat screen LCD 3D TV. Security safe. Handheld hair dryer. Direct dial satellite phone and cellular service.

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