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 09:45 hrs. 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.
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.
Ijmuiden, pronounced “Eye Muiden” for non-Dutch speakers, is located at the entrance of the Amsterdam North Sea Canal. Ijmuiden is a small town that functions mainly as a gateway to Amsterdam, being only 26 km 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.
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
Today you will arrive in Bergen, the second largest city of Norway. Explore the city on foot, the unique UNESCO medieval settlement, wander around the narrow cobblestone streets and learn about the area’s unique architecture and culture. Visit the Bryggen Wharf, definitely one of the highlights of Bergen, then hop on board a funicular to enjoy panoramic views over Mount Floyen. Continue and visit the Hanseatic Museum at Bryggen Wharf that gives an authentic picture of the working life of the German merchants and the apprentices, before returning back to the ship.
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.
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.
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 stay in Reykjavik overnight.
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. The ship will do another overnight in Reykjavik, thus you have really all the time to discover this amazing place.
Very early in the morning, towards 06:00 hrs, the ship will depart from Reykjavik after spending two days in this wonderful Icelandic port. The day will be spent at leisure on-board, relaxing and enjoying the amenities of the ship. Whatever you choose to do, you will be traveling in style on Norwegian Spirit. Make a trip to the Tivoli Pool, soak in one of the outdoor hot tubs, or take the kids to Buccaneer’s Wet and Wild.
Enjoy another day at sea. 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.
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 in 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.
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 at O’Connell Street and a pint (or two) of Guinness at one of the city’s many pubs
After a night, bar hopping in Dublin, you have the day to recover, rest and unwind. For sure this cruise, has brought you wonderful memories which you will take home with you. You will be instructed to leave the luggage behind your cabin door in order to be transported by the ship’s crew. You will then collect them the next day upon disembarkation, at the terminal.
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 23Kgs Checked-In Luggage & Hand Luggage
- Transfers Airport/Port/Airport
- 14-night Fjords, Iceland & British Isles cruise onboard 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
- Protection by the Insolvency Fund
- Travel Insurance (optional), but highly recommended
- Excursions bookable on board