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Voyage of The Vikings

Cruise Line: Holland America Line
Ship: MS Rotterdam
Date: 21 August 2017
Duration: 19 nights
Ports of call: Rotterdam | Dublin | Liverpool | Douglas | Portree, Isle of Skye | Djupivogur | Akureyri | Isafjordur | Nanortalik | St. Anthony, Newfoundland | St John | Halifax | Boston, USA
Cruise Only Fly Cruise
Inside £3,898 £CALL
Outside £4,098 £CALL
Balcony £5,848 £CALL
Suite £8,158 £CALL

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Art Gallery Art Gallery
Atrium Atrium
Canaletto Restaurant Canaletto Restaurant
Casino Casino
Club HAL Gameroom Club HAL Gameroom
Club HAL Club HAL
Crow's Nest Crow's Nest
Explorations Café Explorations Café
Explorer's Lounge Explorer's Lounge
Fitness Center Fitness Center
La Fontaine Dining Room La Fontaine Dining Room
Lido Pool Lido Pool
Lido Restaurant Lido Restaurant
Mix, Ales & Spirits Mix, Ales & Spirits
Mix, Champagne Mix, Champagne
Mix, Martini Mix, Martini
Ocean Bar Ocean Bar
Pinnacle Grill Pinnacle Grill
The Bar at the Retreat The Bar at the Retreat
The Loft The Loft
The Oasis The Oasis
The Retreat The Retreat
The Showroom at Sea The Showroom at Sea
Thermal Suite Thermal Suite
Wajang Theatre & Culinary Arts Center Wajang Theatre & Culinary Arts Center
Wine Tasting Room Wine Tasting Room
MS Rotterdam MS Rotterdam
 
Day Port Arrival Departure
1 Rotterdam
Often called the gateway to Europe, the port city of Rotterdam is full of old-world charm. The harbor offers amazing views and a maze of wharves and canals, along with towering spires make for a beautiful sight. Take a stroll and duck into one of the pubs or eateries along the way.
Only three pre World War II buildings in the city centre have survived and are worth a look - city hall, St. Laurence church and the White House. Explore the Museum Boymans van Beuningen, which houses a unique collection dating from the 14th century, or the Museum Voor Volkenkunde - home to ethnological exhibits. Exquisite architecture can be seen in many areas of Rotterdam, most notably in the Delfshaven quarter of the city - where 18th century houses are on display. For a laugh, check out Kijk-Kubus, an upside-down house.
Mon 21 Aug 2017 Mon 21 Aug 2017 16:00
2 At Sea
Tue 22 Aug 2017 Tue 22 Aug 2017
3 Dublin
Dublin, the fair city, invites you to wander the streets trod by Joyce, Yeats and Oscar Wilde. Drop in at pubs with mahogany bars and stained glass. In the Trinity College Library, feast your eyes on the illuminated 9th-century Book of Kells. Sample the stout at Guinness Brewery. Shopping's a dream—from a souvenir shillelagh to Waterford crystal
Wed 23 Aug 2017 09:30 Wed 23 Aug 2017 21:30
4 Liverpool
The city that launched the Beatles, Liverpool is still a hardworking docks town, offering a lively pub scene and a branch of London's Tate Gallery. Sample shore excursions: The Beatles; The Roman City of Chester.
Thu 24 Aug 2017 08:00 Thu 24 Aug 2017 23:00
5 Douglas
Fri 25 Aug 2017 08:00 Fri 25 Aug 2017 16:00
6 Portree, Isle of Skye
The largest town on Skye - located in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland - this port's harbor is fringed by steep cliffs and the town's Gaelic heritage in evident in the local attractions. Harry Potter fans will recognize that the town is home to the fictional Pride of Portree. Everything is a short stroll away within Portree, and nearby Glasgow provides further opportunities for exploration. The mountainous Isle of Skye provides breathtaking vistas from nearly every destination. Play a round of golf in nearby Sconser or go pony trekking at Skeabost. Skye is also the ideal place for fishing and bird watching. Sample the local whisky at Talisker Distillery in Carbost or simply find a quiet spot to admire the views.
Sat 26 Aug 2017 10:00 Sat 26 Aug 2017 20:00
7 At Sea
Sun 27 Aug 2017 Sun 27 Aug 2017
8 Djupivogur
With a history of trading that dates back to 1589, this quiet fishing village on the eastern coast of Iceland lies on Bulandsnes peninsula near Bulandstindura-a pyramid-shaped mountain thought to be a source of spiritual energy. Visit Langabud, a log house built in 1790, which also houses the local folk museum-or journey to Papey Island, home to thousands of sea birds, including the colorful puffin.
Mon 28 Aug 2017 08:00 Mon 28 Aug 2017 15:00
9 Akureyri
From Iceland's second largest city, explore the lunar landscape near Lake Myvatn, marveling at its tumultuous volcanic crater lake, boiling mud pools and steaming earth.

Tue 29 Aug 2017 08:00 Tue 29 Aug 2017 17:00
9 Scenic cruising Eyjafjordur
Tue 29 Aug 2017 Tue 29 Aug 2017
10 Isafjordur
Wed 30 Aug 2017 08:00 Wed 30 Aug 2017 17:00
10 Scenic Cruising Isafjardurdjur
Wed 30 Aug 2017 Wed 30 Aug 2017
11 At Sea
Thu 31 Aug 2017 Thu 31 Aug 2017
12 Cruising Prince Christian Sund
Fri 01 Sep 2017 Fri 01 Sep 2017
13 Nanortalik
Greenland's southernmost town, Nanortalik is surrounded by the steep mountain peaks of Tasermiut Fjord - whose rugged landscape and lush vegetation attracts serious climbers all year long. Inside the fjord are the ruins of an Augustinian monastery and the towering trees of the Qingua Valley. In this region, the northern lights dance across the sky in the evenings and polar bears have been known to drift by on ice floes.

Visit the old town around the colonial harbor where the museum includes exhibits of rare Norse clothing. This harbor is thought to be the last point of departure of the Norse voyagers when they sailed to or from Greenland. The importance of the site is evidenced in the ruins of boathouses. Take a chilly trip to the ice cap by boat, or warm up in the natural hot springs at Uunartoq.
Sat 02 Sep 2017 08:00 Sat 02 Sep 2017 14:00
14 At Sea
Sun 03 Sep 2017 Sun 03 Sep 2017
15 St Anthony
The scenic waters off St. Anthony are known as Iceberg Alley, offering the largest concentration of icebergs in Newfoundland and spectacular whale watching. Sample shore excursions: Icebergs & Whales; L anse Aux Meadows A Viking Tour.
Mon 04 Sep 2017 07:00 Mon 04 Sep 2017 16:00
16 St. John's, Newfoundland
At the easternmost gateway to North America, come ashore in the snug, landlocked harbor to discover a land the Norsemen visited five centuries before Columbus. See fishing villages perched on cliffs, visit the lovely Botanical Gardens.

Tue 05 Sep 2017 10:00 Tue 05 Sep 2017 20:00
17 At Sea
Wed 06 Sep 2017 Wed 06 Sep 2017
18 Halifax
For ocean scenery at its best, nothing rivals Nova Scotia's south shore. Here find craggy coastlines, fabled Peggy's Cove, and the striking German village of Lunenburg, so meticulously restored it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Back in Halifax the ramparts of the Citadel and a museum commemorating the Titanic await your inspection.
Thu 07 Sep 2017 08:00 Thu 07 Sep 2017 16:00
19 At Sea
Fri 08 Sep 2017 Fri 08 Sep 2017
20 Boston, Massachusetts
There is no better way to get a sense of the Revolutionary struggle that changed our nation's destiny than with a stroll along Boston's Freedom Trail. Along the way: Paul Revere House, Old North Church, the Old State House and Faneuil Hall, gathering place of the early revolutionaries. Farther afield: Lexington Green, where the minutemen and redcoats first skirmished, and bewitching Salem. Sample shore excursions: Freedom Trail Walking Tour; Lexington & Concord with Harvard Yard; Historic Salem & Seafaring Marblehead.
Sat 09 Sep 2017 07:00 Sat 09 Sep 2017
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