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Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords Voyage – with Smithsonian Journeys

Bergen - Glasgow, Scotland

Dates:
17/6/2023
to  24/6/2023

8
days
7
nights on board
Starting from*
AU$8,320
15% Ponant Bonus

Shore excursion in each port of call + transfers included


In alliance with Smithsonian Journeys.

This cruise is part of a collection of PONANT voyages that are specially tailored for English-speaking travellers who want to engage with the world. In addition to the usual elements of the PONANT experience, the listed price for these voyages includes transfers to and from the ship, talks and discussions aboard ship by world class experts, and a shore excursion or activity in each port of call that encourages guests to embrace the sights, sounds, tastes, and smells of the local environment and culture. Join PONANT aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville for an 8-day cruise on an exceptional itinerary to discover the beauty of the Norwegian fjords and the rugged landscapes of the Scottish Isles.  

Begin your voyage in Bergen, famous for its Hanseatic wharf, Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that still carries traces of the rich historic past of the city founded by the Vikings.  

Your ship will first sail to Flåm where you will board the Flåm Railway to take a beautiful train journey high into the mountains of western Norway. Stunning rivers, waterfalls and cultural landscapes will be found around every bend. 

Continue to Olden. From this small and charming village, located a few miles from Jostedalsbreen National Park, home to one of the last ice caps in Europe, you can admire the magnificent Briksdal Glacier. 

Le Dumont-d’Urville then sails for Lerwick, the main port in the Shetland Islands. Nearby is the Jarlshof prehistoric and Norse settlement, where Neolithic people first settled more than 4,000 years ago – it is one of the most spectacular excavated sites in the British Isles. 

Your ship sails next towards Kirkwall, capital of Orkney, where numerous seabirds, such as gannets and European shags, take residence. The Standing Stones of Stenness, built around 5,400 years ago, are a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.  

From Kyle of Lochalsh, spend a day including the unparalleled Isle of Skye. Not to be missed on the mainland is Eilean Donan, one of the most recognisable castles in the world and an iconic symbol of Scotland. You may recognise the castle as the Scottish headquarters of MI6 in the James Bond film The World is Not Enough. 

End your voyage in Fort William, from where you can immerse yourself in local lore during a cruise of fabled Loch Ness or take a tour and enjoy a dram of scotch whisky at a local distillery. 

You will disembark in Glasgow, Scotland's warm cultural capital with a rich artistic and architectural heritage. 


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A voyage specially tailored for English-speaking travellers including discussions with experts, transfers before and after your cruise, and an included excursion in each port of call.  Engaging discussions...


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Choose your stateroom

Choose your stateroom

Deluxe Stateroom
 

(19 m2)

From AU$8,320
15% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 4
 

(19 m2)

From AU$9,060
15% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 5
 

(19 m2)

From AU$9,410
15% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 6
 

(19 m2)

From AU$9,860
15% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(27 m2)

Fully booked
15% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 4
 

(27 m2)

Fully booked
15% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 5
 

(27 m2)

Fully booked
15% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 3
 

(27 m2)

Fully booked
15% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 5 Suite
 

(38 m2)

From AU$17,070
15% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 6 Suite
 

(38 m2)

From AU$17,870
15% Ponant Bonus

Privilege Suite Deck 5
 

(32 m2)

From AU$18,680
15% Ponant Bonus

Privilege Suite Deck 6
 

(32 m2)

From AU$18,680
15% Ponant Bonus

Suite Grand Deluxe Deck 6
 

(45 m2)

Fully booked
15% Ponant Bonus

Owner's Suite
 

(45 m2)

From AU$24,670



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Complete your trip

Included in your cruise
To make sure things run smoothly, PONANT has included certain elements before and after your cruise as part of the price.


Included in your cruise

Shore Excursions, Overlands & Pre/Post Programmes
To complete your voyage, PONANT can organise a range of shore excursions, pre & post cruise activities and packages, plus transfers.


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