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Pyramiden Tempelfjorden & Tuna Glacier Longyearbyen (overnight) Honningsvåg Eyjafjörður Grímsey Akureyri Cape Enniberg Dover Dinosaur Rock Drangaskörð Narsarsuaq Nanortalik Reykjavík Tunulliarfik Fjord Tasermiut Fjord Torssukátak Prins Christiansund Svartisen (Black Glacier) Nordfjord Olden Skjolden Lustrafjord Nærøyfjord Sognefjord Bergen Tromsø Rørvik Torghatten (Hat Mountain) Trollfjord* North Cape & The Horn Hornstrandir Westfjords Hrísey Mykines Gásadalur Gáshólmur, Tindhólmur & Drangarnir Hestur Jan Mayen Island Tórshavn Kollafjørður Leirviksfjørður & Djupini Svínoyarfjørður Temple’ as you glide along the Tempelfjorden, a visual treat rated as the best Norwegian destination by Fred. Olsen guests. At the halfway point of this incredible itinerary, have your binoculars to hand for spotting birdlife on the peaceful island of Hrísey. The next call, Akureyri, presents unmissable opportunities to visit Godafoss, ‘Waterfall of the Gods’, go whale-watching, and much more. As Black Watch ventures northwest, you’ll pass the intriguing Dinosaur Rock, the toothlike pinnacles of Drangaskörð, and the dominating ‘King & Queen of Cliffs’, before immersing yourself in the jaw-dropping network of the Westfjords – a mystical region that only a small percentage of Iceland’s guests see. And, of course, no visit to Iceland would be complete without paying the marvellous capital, Reykjavík, a visit. A collection of picture-postcard natural wonders lie nearby; highlights include the Blue Lagoon Spa, Thingvellir National Park, the Gullfoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls, and the Geysir hot spring area. Following smoothly on, Greenland features a fusion of pristine waterways and gloriously isolated towns, all nestled amongst mighty mountains, vertical sea-cliffs, plummeting waterfalls and gleaming blue icebergs. This unspoilt wilderness is a popular haven for kayakers, trekkers and hikers alike, with potential for wildlife-spotting too. Rounding off in the hard-to-reach Faroe Islands is nothing short of magical. A breathtaking array of scenic cruising includes the island of Mykines – famed for its nesting Longyearbyen Pyramiden Guillemots Tempelfjorden seabirds; the unusual, arch-shaped sea stack of Drangarnir; Cape Enniberg, a remarkable feat of nature that’s the northernmost point of the islands; the village of Gásadalur, muchphotographed due to its iconic waterfall onrushing from the cliff’s edge to the water below; and a handful of mysterious fjords flanked by soaring mountains and cliffs. That’s not forgetting a call into Tórshavn; this capital city – one of the world’s smallest – was founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago. Going through Prins Christiansund was breathtaking. independent customer reviews Arctic, Iceland, Greenland & Norway Exploration View destination and ship videos at www.cruisewithfred.tv 213


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