Arctic, Iceland, Greenland & Norway
Greenland & Norway
Nothing quite competes with a voyage to the top of the
world. There is something truly magical about going in search
of ancient Viking settlements and spellbinding landscapes,
following in the wake of some of history’s boldest explorers.
Welcome to the Arctic.
Sailing to the extreme north of the planet offers riches that most of us can only dream
of: the wonder of the Midnight Sun, the thrill of a snowmobile or husky sled adventure,
and the absorbing natural phenomena of icebergs, glaciers and geysers. That’s not to
forget the sensational Aurora Borealis – Mother Nature’s must-see light show. No two
destinations are alike; each port of call possesses a mystique all of its own. From iceberg
cathedrals and igloo hotels to Sea Eagles and puffins, you’ll witness an array of nature,
heritage and culture, and a way of life as intriguing as it is unusual.
On your way into the Arctic Circle you’ll uncover the devastating beauty of Norway’s
North Cape; Torghatten, the ‘mountain with the hole’; the beguiling peaks of Seven
Sisters Mountains; the dramatic ruggedness and white sands of the Lofoten Islands; and
the mysterious prehistoric carvings of Alta’s indigenous people, the Sami. Some cruises
venture even deeper, into more remote areas, such as the ghost-like, abandoned Soviet
mining town of Pyramiden, which lies a mere 700 nautical miles from the North Pole.
There are a number of cruises that reveal the awesome natural power of Iceland.
This unspoilt landscape is blessed with an astounding diversity of wildlife, including
Humpback and Minke Whales, dolphins and puffins. The Golden Circle – the gushing
Geysir Hot Springs, the mighty Gullfoss Waterfall, and the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir
National Park – is an unmissable trail of discovery.
Fred. Olsen’s Greenland itineraries will also inspire and delight. While imposing glaciers
and pristine blue icebergs will amaze, the interesting insights into island life – and the
dance performances of Nanortalik locals – add a fascinating dimension to these voyages.
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