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28th August 2017 • 11 nights • Sails from Newcastle • Balmoral • CRUISE ID: L1720 Experience the immense natural beauty of Iceland as you pass by a seemingly never-ending selection of spine-tingling scenery, including the teeth-like pinnacles of Drangaskörð, the famous Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, and the unusual Elephant Rock. Ashore, there are chances to visit the Blue Lagoon Spa; take on an unforgettable whale-watching adventure; uncover the mystery of the ‘Worm Monster’; and more. Thingvellir National Park, the Gullfoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and the Geysir hot spring area. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Relax in the mineral-rich waters of the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, one of the most popular attractions in Iceland. Ísafjörður, Iceland Set against a backdrop of steep mountains, Ísafjörður is a delight to explore, from the well-preserved timber buildings of the Old Town to the Westfjords Heritage & Maritime Museum. It’s also the gateway to many intriguing adventures, including the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve and Vigur Island – home of Iceland’s only windmill and one of Europe’s smallest post offices. Cruising by Hornstrandir (King & Queen of Cliffs) Feel royally spoilt for views as you bask in the grandeur of the King & Queen of Cliffs, majestically pointing outwards and upwards into the sky. Home to huge numbers of migrating birds every year, this incredible natural wonder lies at the tip of the mystical, remote Hornstrandir Nature Reserve. Akureyri, Iceland Sitting proudly at the head of Iceland’s longest fjord and atop Lonely Planet’s ‘Best places in Europe 2015’ list, Akureyri is an enchanting spot. Easy-going, with no ‘big city’ feel, it’s a rewarding adventure in itself, with art galleries and quality restaurants to discover. The wonders and wildlife of Northern Iceland are accessible too: tour to Icelandic Explorer From only £1,399 per person Cruising by Eyjafjallajökull Eyjafjallajökull (also known as the ‘Big E’) consists of a volcano completely covered by an ice cap; the highest point of which rises to 5,466 feet above sea level. Take in this natural phenomenon, which is still active, as you cruise gently past. Cruising by Elliðaey Island Part of the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago lying south of Iceland, the fascinating Elliðaey Island has been a source of intrigue for centuries, thanks to what has been proclaimed “the most isolated house in the world”. A scenic cruise is the perfect way to take advantage of this unmissable photo opportunity. Cruising by Elephant Rock A natural rock formation said to be formed following the eruption of the Heimaey Island’s Eldfell Volcano in the 1970s, Elephant Rock has an unusual appearance akin to a giant elephant dipping its trunk into the Atlantic. Reykjavík, Iceland Overlooked by the iconic Hallgrímskirkja Bell Tower, Reykjavík is a stunning capital, which makes admiring the splendour from The Pearl observation platform a very worthwhile activity. What’s more, a collection of picturepostcard natural wonders lie nearby. Highlights include the Blue Lagoon Spa, Single friendly: We will always offer an Ocean View Twin Room at a reduced price for sole occupancy. Please call for details. All of the following included from only £128 per person, per night: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5-course à la carte dinner, late night buffet & self-service tea & coffee • Varied daytime activities • Lectures & talks • Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & gym Choice of live evening entertainment • 2 formal nights • Overnight stays in Reykjavík & Akureyri Akureyri (overnight) Seyðisfjörður Reykjavík (overnight) Ísafjörður Eyjafjallajökull Hornstrandir Drangaskörð Hrísey Skjálfandi Bay Borgarfjörður eystri Dalatangi, Akurfell & Tóarfjall Nipukollur Norðfjaðarhorn & Gerpir Eyjafjörður Grímsey Elephant Rock Elliðaey Island To/from Newcastle Arctic, I Authentic celand, Greenland & Norway Upgrade prices per person, per night from > Ocean View Room: £23 | Balcony Room: £128 | Suite: £146 | Single Rooms from > £2,299 Prices are correct at time of going to print, but may change at any time. Call for latest prices. 218 Date Arrive Depart Destination AUGUST 2017 Mon 28 PM Newcastle Tue 29 Cruising Wed 30 late pm late pm Cruising by Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Wed 30 late pm late pm Cruising by Elliðaey Island Wed 30 late night late night Cruising by Elephant Rock Thu 31 early am Reykjavík, Iceland SEPTEMBER 2017 Fri 01 late pm Reykjavík, Iceland Sat 02 early am early pm Ísafjörður, Iceland Sat 02 late pm late pm Cruising Hornstrandir Sat 02 late night late night Cruising by Drangaskörð Sun 03 early am Akureyri, Iceland Mon 04 early pm Akureyri, Iceland Mon 04 early pm early pm Cruising Eyjafjörður Mon 04 early pm early pm Cruising by Hrísey Mon 04 early pm early pm Cruising Eyjafjörður Mon 04 late pm late pm Crossing the Arctic Circle Mon 04 late pm late pm Cruising by Grímsey Mon 04 late night late night Cruising Skjálfandi Bay Tue 05 early am early am Cruising Borgarfjörður eystri Tue 05 early am late am Cruising Seyðisfjörður Tue 05 late am late pm Seyðisfjörður, Iceland Tue 05 late pm late pm Cruising Seyðisfjörður Tue 05 late pm late pm Cruising Dalatangi, Akurfell & Tóarfjall Tue 05 late pm late pm Cruising by Nipukollur Tue 05 late pm late night Cruising Norðfjaðarhorn & Gerpir Wed 06-Thu 07 Cruising Fri 08 AM Newcastle Visit fredolsencruises.com, contact your travel agent or call 0800 0355 105


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