Check-in at 05:15 hrs at Malta International Airport for your Air Malta flight departing at 07:20 hrs arriving in London Heathrow at 09:4 5hrs. Upon arrival in London, you shall be met by a local representative who will guide you to your bus for the transfer to Southampton port. Once you arrive at the pier, you will hand over your luggage to the porters and start check-in formalities. Your adventure begins as soon as you embark, settle in your cabin and enjoy the freedom and the All-Inclusive concept of this beautiful and welcoming Norwegian ship. You are guaranteed the best of service by the friendly and attentive staff on board, who will do all possible to make your coming cruise vacation a one to remember.
Dominated by a mighty neo-gothic cathedral, Cobh - pronounced “Cove” - lies on the Great Island, one of three islands in Cork harbor linked by roads and bridges. The small town is the gateway to Cork and has one of the world’s largest natural harbors. Ireland’s third largest city, Cork is a wonderful walking city built on the River Lee. Visit St. Finn Barre’s Cathedral, a wonderful, triple-spired example of French-gothic architecture, and spend some time in The Old Gaol, where original 19th century cells tell some fascinating tales.
Ireland’s thriving yet elegant capital sits at the mouth of the River Liffey. Dublin is thought to be almost a thousand years old, but the city has transitioned well into the 21st century. Easily navigated by foot, the city’s 44 square miles and cobble stoned streets speak to its storied history of patriots and writers. As you meander through Dublin’s ancient streets, you’ll see St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the country’s largest church, where St. Patrick is said to have baptized converts around 450 AD. You’ll also pass Dublin Castle, the seat of English rule for seven centuries. Then, stroll the green lawns and cobbled squares of Trinity College, as you explore the best of Ireland’s capital city. However, no visit to Dublin would be complete without some shopping atand a pint (or two) of Guinness at one of the city’s many pubs.
Belfast has undergone an enormous transformation in recent years. Today, free from the mayhem that once was, this capital city of Northern Ireland has done a terrific job in both recovering from her tumultuous recent past and creating a thriving, positive public image. With new cultural quarters - the Cathedral Quarter, the Gaeltacht Quarter, the Queen’s Quarter and the Titanic Quarter the former linen and shipbuilding epicenter is a flourishing community that blends industry with culture. Here, where the Titanic was so carefully built, you can see beautifully restored Victorian architecture, indulge retail therapy at a fabulous shopping centre, and enjoy the quintessentially Irish experience at the lively waterfront, which is a friendly hub of live music, overflowing pubs and modern art.
On your first day at sea, after some exploration days you have the perfect opportunity to enjoy the ship with its numerous facilities on board. The ship itself is a great experience, the perfect blend of word-class amenities and classic style. Treat your taste buds to a celebration of exquisite cuisine or enjoy that
favorite cocktail at your special spot on board.
As you enter the beautiful city of Reykjavik, today you will be able to explore Iceland’s amazing landscapes forged by glaciers, geysers and volcanoes. We suggest you to include a tour to the magnificent Gulfoss waterfall, the spectacular Geysir geothermal area and treat yourself to a trip to the Blue Lagoon, a luxurious spa that is one of Iceland’s most popular destinations. With steamy, mineral-rich water harvested from beneath the earth, it’s the perfect place to relieve stress and tension in an idyllic backdrop. The ship will overnight in Reykjavik.
Europe’s northernmost and westernmost capital is a delightful destination, part of old Norse, part modern city, with a quirky personality of its own. One of the advantages of Reykjavik is being able to see it on foot. You can find a wide choice of museums, galleries, restaurants and cafe. The downtown area is rather small and walk-able. Return it time, as the ship will set sail at 12:00 hrs.
After breakfast, you will enter the port of Akureyri, the second largest city in Iceland. Located on Iceland’s longest fjord, Eyjafjordur, Akureyri has been settled since Vikings arrived in the 9th century. Today’s most popular trip is to Lake Myvatn, an hour’s drive away. Located in this district is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland, The Gooafoss. The water of the river Skjalfandafjot falls from a height of 12 metres over a width of 30 meters. The trip usually includes a stop at the sulfurous steaming ‘mud pots’.
Whether you seek an adrenaline rush or total tranquility, this ship has it all. Try the different activities on board. Melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories or simply relax by the poolside.
A quaint village nestled in a valley in western Norway, Geiranger grants a respite to remember. Visitors come from all over to explore the fjord and its gorgeous views of nearby waterfalls, mountains capes and charming farms. The magnificent Geiranger fjord is considered by many to be the most beautiful in Norway with towering steep mountainsides and numerous waterfalls. We suggest you explore the beautiful small village or you may wish to join one of the on-board excursions.
Nordfjord is situated between the biggest glacier in mainland Europe and Norway`s wildest stretch of coast at Stad. Port of Nordfjordeid is in the heart of this area from ocean to glacier, an excellent starting point for round trips to some of Norway`s most popular tourist attractions, including the Briksdal Glacier. Nordfjordeid is the small town with the glowing heart eager to present the full size replica of the Myklebust ship, Norway`s largest known Viking ship, more than 30 meters long.
On such a ship, there should never be a dull moment, but you are sure to enjoy every moment! From traditional fine dining to endless buffets with custom-order action stations, there is a host of delicious choices included in your cruise fare. For an additional charge, you’ll have access to a world of possibilities including gourmet French, Japanese Teppanyaki and an upscale steakhouse.
Ijmuiden, pronounced “Eye Muiden” for non-Dutch speakers, is located at the entrance of Amsterdam North Sea Canal. Ijmuiden is a small town that functions mainly as a gateway to Amsterdam, being only 26km away. Affectionately known as the “Venice of the North,” Amsterdam is actually situated below sea level and built entirely on stakes driven into the ground. The Anne Frank House, The Hague and a Delft Blue Pottery Factory are just a few of the sights that await your arrival.
Zeebrugge is the gateway to Flanders and Belgium. The major attractions in Flanders are the historic city centres which are brimming with quaint medieval squares, tree-lined canals, gorgeous architectural facades, world class museums and friendly outdoor cafes perfect for sipping on the local brews. Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp radiate charm with cobblestone streets, Gothic cathedrals and artistic treasures of internationally renowned paintings. And let’s not forget Brussels, the ultimate European city, with tonnes of museums, fountains, gardens and great shopping. Stroll the Old Town area to see St. Hubert Arcades and its shops, as well as Butchers’ Street with its plethora of restaurants and cafes and the Grand Place with its Baroque guild houses.
Ship docks in Southampton at 05:00 hrs. You will disembark the ship early in the morning in order to be transferred from Southampton port in time for your return flight from London Gatwick departing at 11:55 hrs arriving in Malta at 16:00 hrs.
- Return Air Malta flights including 23 kgs checked-in luggage & hand luggage
- Transfers Airport/Port/Airport
- 14-night Fjords, Iceland & British Isles cruise on-board the Norwegian Spirit on Premium All-Inclusive Plus
- All meals & Drinks
- Daily entertainment and use of on board facilities
- Airport, Port taxes & fuel surcharge
- On board Gratuities
- Meet & assist on arrival at airport and disembarkation
- Insolvency Fund Protection
- Travel Insurance (optional), but highly recommended
- Excursions bookable on board