Norway En Route to/from Edinburgh

Norway En Route to/from Edinburgh

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Norway En Route to/from Edinburgh

Location
Norway, Scotland
Duration#Number of nights offered for the pre cruise or post cruise program.
6-Night Pre-Cruise | 5-Night Post-Cruise

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$4,829 USD/Per Person

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Journey between Oslo and Bergen by rail, a trip that crosses one Europe’s highest mountain plateaus. In Myrdal, transfer to the Flåm Railway for a spectacular ride that winds nearly 3,000 feet above sea level, passing through 20 tunnels along the way. Explore centuries of seafaring tradition in Bergen, Norway’s second-largest city, before ferrying over to Stavanger, where you can hike to “Pulpit Rock” or dive into local culture at niche shops and charming cafes. Arrive in Edinburgh and step back to the medieval era in this Scottish treasure, built atop rocky hills and crowned by its legendary castle.

Highlights

Oslo: Visit Karl Johans Gate, the harbor front, Akershus Festning, the Nobel Peace Centre, and Holmenkollen Ski Jump.

The Flåm Railway: One of the world’s most scenic train journeys across one of Europe’s highest mountain plateaus.

Bergen: Explore the Bryggen harbor-district, and take the Fløibanen funicular to Fløyen for spectacular views of the city and surrounds.

Hike to Preikestolen: Climb to “Pulpit’s Rock” for views over the Lysefjord—the experience of a lifetime. (Optional.)

Edinburgh: A city orientation tour.

Six nights/ four cities—2 in Bergen, 2 in Stavanger, 1 each in both Oslo and Edinburgh.

Highlights

  • Oslo: Visit Karl Johans Gate, the harbor front, Akershus Festning, the Nobel Peace Centre, and Holmenkollen Ski Jump.

  • The Flåm Railway: One of the world’s most scenic train journeys across one of Europe’s highest mountain plateaus.

  • Bergen: Explore the Bryggen harbor-district, and take the Fløibanen funicular to Fløyen for spectacular views of the city and surrounds.

  • Hike to Preikestolen: Climb to “Pulpit’s Rock” for views over the Lysefjord—the experience of a lifetime. (Optional.)

  • Edinburgh: A city orientation tour.

  • Six nights/ four cities—2 in Bergen, 2 in Stavanger, 1 each in both Oslo and Edinburgh.

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Land Program Itineraries

  • Pre-Voyage Itinerary
  • Post-Voyage Itinerary
Pre-Voyage Itinerary #Download Itinerary PDF
  • Day 1
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    Upon landing at Oslo Airport, you’ll be shown to your hotel to drop off your luggage and enjoy a moment to catch your breath. Then, set out with the group to explore Norway’s capital city. Stroll from Karl Johans Gate on a guided walk that winds along the waterfront and takes you to the famed Nobel Peace Centre. You’re sure to notice the rich forests and glistening lakes surrounding the city, as you make your way to its iconic winter sports wonder – the Holmenkollen Ski Jump. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your leisure before regrouping for dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 2
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    Dine early this morning, then board the Bergen Railway to begin a panoramic seven-hour journey across one of Europe’s highest mountain plateaus. Wind your way through Norway’s unspoiled majesty in the comfort of a cozy railcar. In Myrdal, transfer to the Flåm Railway and continue your journey in historic style, climbing higher into the mountains and passing through some 20 tunnels along the way. Enjoy lunch onboard before arriving the seafaring town of Bergen. Check into your hotel and meet up for dinner, where the conversation is sure revolve around the day’s epic train ride.

  • Day 3
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    Enjoy breakfast before setting out to discover Bergen. Stroll through the harbour district, known as the Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where the city’s maritime history can be felt in architecture dating back to the 17th century. Connect with locals at the colorful fish market and sit down to a traditional lunch. Afterwards, head to Fløyen, one of seven mountains surrounding Bergen, and zip up to the summit in less than eight minutes aboard the funicular. Take in jaw-dropping panoramas of the city and snap plenty of photos before relaxing on the ride back down. Return to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure.

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    Today, you take to the water. After breakfast, board a local ship and set out on a 5.5-hour cruise to Stavanger. Departing from the Port of Bergen, you’ll glide past the city and soak up views framed by a landscape of mountains rising above the fjord. Grab a bite at the ship’s onboard eatery as you make way to Haugalandet, a stretch that provides amazing panoramas of the surrounding archipelago. Upon arrival in Stavanger, check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Later, dinner is sure to be a highlight – an authentic Norwegian experience at a local restaurant.

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    Day five brings a choice of great adventures after breakfast. Option one – a four-hour hike to the summit of Pulpit Rock. Rising nearly 2,000 feet above Lysefjorden, the views from this flat-topped cliff are absolutely stunning. However, you must earn your way to the summit with a pretty strenuous hike. If you’re not up for that, choose option two – a carefree walk through Gamle Stavanger. This historic quarter invites you to dive deep into Stavanger’s rich maritime past. Explore museums and galleries; stroll past charming wooden homes, and visit the town’s most colorful street to learn about its rather odd renaissance. Regroup for dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 6
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    Meet up with the group for breakfast before heading to Stavanger Airport for your flight to the pride of Scotland – Edinburgh. Upon landing, you’ll be shown to the lovely Balmoral Hotel. Check in and take advantage of some downtime to unwind before rejoining the group for a true taste of Scotland at the famed Forage & Chatter restaurant, renowned for its locally sourced menu.

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    After breakfast at the hotel, soak up the medieval charms of Edinburgh on a fascinating citywide tour that includes photo stops at legendary Edinburgh Castle and Victoria Street. Learn about the city’s Scottish lore from a local guide before heading to the port where your Azamara® voyage is set to get underway.

Post-Voyage Itinerary #Download Itinerary PDF
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    Upon arrival in Edinburgh, you’ll debark the ship and set off on a leisurely city tour. Uncover the history of Scotland’s treasured city from your local guide and enjoy photo stops at legendary Edinburgh Castle and Victoria Street. Afterwards, make way to the airport to catch your flight to Stavanger. Once you land, you’ll be shown to your hotel, where you’ll get further acquainted with your fellow travelers over dinner.

  • Day 2
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    Following breakfast set off on your choice of great adventures. Option one – a four-hour hike to the summit of Pulpit Rock. Rising nearly 2,000 feet above Lysefjorden, the views from this flat-topped cliff are absolutely stunning. However, you must earn your way to the summit with a pretty strenuous hike. If you’re not up for that, choose option two – a carefree walk through Gamle Stavanger. This historic quarter invites you to dive deep into Stavanger’s rich maritime past. Explore museums and galleries; stroll past charming wooden homes, and visit the town’s most colorful street to learn about its rather odd renaissance. Regroup for dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 3
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    Today, you take to the water once again. Board a local ship and set out on a 5.5-hour cruise from Stavanger to historic Bergen, a journey that navigates through spectacular natural settings. Grab a bite at the ship’s onboard eatery and marvel at amazing panoramas of the surrounding archipelago. Closing in on the Port of Bergen, soak up city views framed by a landscape of mountains rising above the fjord. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and enjoy the rest of the afternoon to explore at leisure. Later, dinner is hosted at a favorite local restaurant.

  • Day 4
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    Board the famed Flåm Railway to begin a panoramic seven-hour journey across one of Europe’s highest mountain plateaus. Wind through the mountainous terrain and pass through 20 tunnels as you discover some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. In Myrdal, transfer to the Bergen Rail and continue your journey through Norway’s unspoiled landscape to Oslo. Enjoy lunch onboard the train as you take in the ever-changing majesty rumbling by outside your window. Upon arrival, check into your hotel.

  • Day 5
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    Wake to breakfast at the hotel before enjoying a guided exploration of Norway’s capital. Set out from Karl Johans Gate on a guided walk that winds along the waterfront and takes you to the famed Nobel Peace Centre. You’re sure to notice the rich forests and glistening lakes surrounding the city, as you make your way to its iconic winter sports wonder – the Holmenkollen Ski Jump. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your leisure before regrouping for dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 6
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    Enjoy a leisurely morning with breakfast at the hotel. Explore independently or just relax. At the appointed time, you’ll be escorted to the Oslo airport for your onward flight. Bid Oslo a fond farewell and head home with a few extra memories, having discovered some of Europe’s greatest treasures by sea and by land.

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Sailing:

Jul

16

2021

Region Northern & Western EuropeNorthern & Western Europe
Ship Azamara JourneyAzamara Journey
Embark Leith (Edinburgh), Scotland Leith (Edinburgh), Scotland
Debark Southampton, EnglandSouthampton, England

Voyage Only from
$3,149 USD

Land Program from
$5,144 USD

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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
$380.56

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16

2021

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Ports of Call:

  • Leith (Edinburgh), Scotland
  • Dundee, Scotland
  • Invergordon, Scotland
  • Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Glasgow, Scotland
  • Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Liverpool (Lake District), England
  • Southampton, England

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Journey Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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Sailing:

Jun

21

2021

Region Northern & Western EuropeNorthern & Western Europe
Ship Azamara JourneyAzamara Journey
Embark Southampton, EnglandSouthampton, England
Debark Dublin, IrelandDublin, Ireland

Voyage Only from
$3,149 USD

Land Program from
$5,144 USD

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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
$326.65

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Ports of Call:

  • Southampton, England
  • Waterford, Ireland
  • Cork (Cobh), Ireland
  • Foynes, Ireland
  • Galway, Ireland
  • Donegal (Killybegs), Ireland
  • Londonderry, Northern Ireland
  • Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Warrenpoint, No. Ireland
  • Dublin, Ireland

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Journey Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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3

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Region Northern & Western EuropeNorthern & Western Europe
Ship Azamara JourneyAzamara Journey
Embark Dublin, IrelandDublin, Ireland
Debark Leith (Edinburgh), Scotland Leith (Edinburgh), Scotland

Voyage Only from
$4,162 USD

Land Program from
$4,829 USD

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Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses
$284.70

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Ports of Call:

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Isafjordur, Iceland
  • Skagafjordur, Iceland
  • Akureyri, Iceland
  • Husavik, Iceland
  • Seydisfjordur, Iceland
  • Leith (Edinburgh), Scotland

Ship Highlights Include:

Onboard Dining

  • Aqualina (Italian Cuisine)
  • Prime C (Steakhouse)
  • Chef's Table
  • Windows Café (Casual Dining & Snacks)

Entertainment & Activities

  • Living Room
  • The Journey Shop
  • Indulgences (Fine Jewelry)
  • White Night Parties

Spa & Fitness

  • The Sanctum Spa
  • Massage Therapy (Various Treatments)
  • Acupuncture
  • Fitness Center
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What's Included

  • Unique & guided tour experiences
  • Four-Five Star hotel accommodations
  • Transportation between port & hotel and hotel & airport
  • Most meals & beverages (see itinerary for specifics)
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