Cruising from Scotland to the Faroe Islands & Iceland Aboard Le Bellot

Cruising from Scotland to the Faroe Islands & Iceland Aboard Le Bellot

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Join us for this unforgettable journey to discover the myths and stories of the Nordic Vikings and the Gaels of Scotland, from the misty peaks of Scotland to the rarely visited Faroe Islands and on through the “fire and ice” of Iceland. Cruising the North Atlantic Ocean from Glasgow, Scotland, to the remote Faroe Islands and then to Reykjavík, Iceland.
Complimentary alcoholic & nonalcoholic beverages are included throughout the cruise!

Pricing from
$5,995

Early Booking Discount up to $4,500 Savings if reserved by Oct. 14!

Trip Type
Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
Departure Dates
May 26, 2023 - Jun 4, 2023

EDUCATIONAL EXPERTS

  • John Meffert

    John Meffert

    John Meffert, consultant on Heritage Conservation Services, has a long tradition with the National Trust. He has served as the Director for our Southern Office from and was the director of the Preservation Society of Charleston, the oldest nonprofit organization in the United States, responsible for preserving the historic resources of Charleston, S.C. John has delighted many study tour groups with his lectures and insights on preservation, and receives rave reviews as study leader.

BEFORE YOU GO FAQs/HEALTH

Click here for answers to commonly asked questions pertaining to our travel programs. If you need further information, please contact National Trust Tours at 888.484.8785 or Gohagan Travel at 800.922.3088.

The safety and well-being of our travelers remains our highest priority. Cruise lines and some other providers of services (as well as, potentially, some countries) require all passengers traveling on our programs to present confirmation of a full COVID-19 vaccination, and, as well, passengers may have to produce evidence of a recent negative COVID test. All our staff are committed to adhering to all health and safety protocols from the start of your trip to the end as directed by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overseas health officials as well as those protocols mandated by your cruise company (if applicable) and other suppliers of services. Detailed protocol information tailored to your travel program will be mailed to you along with additional pre-departure information.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

CANCELLATION FEES: Final payment due at least 95 days prior to departure. Cancellation fees and penalties apply as follows:

PRIOR TO DEPARTURE

96 days or more prior*

95-61 days prior

60-45 days prior

44-0 days prior

FEE

Full refund

50% of program price

75% of program price

100% of program price

*In the event of a cancellation between 45 and 95 days prior to departure, the refund will be by credit, usable on a future Gohagan & Company trip which commences on or before December 31, 2023. In addition, for all bookings, any applicable airline cancellation fees, optional excursion cancellation fees and administrative fees may apply. Click here for more information.

TOUR MAP

Scotland Faroes map

ITINERARY

  • days 1 - 2

    Home city/ Glasgow, Scotland/ Embark ship

    Depart home city and arrive in Glasgow, famed for its elegant Victorian homes, public buildings, and a storied trade and ship building history, and embark the Le Bellot

  • day 3

    Tobermory, Isle of Mull/Isle of Iona

    Cruise to the Isle of Iona, the birthplace of Christianity in Scotland, and stroll through the serene, restored abbey and see the churchyard’s intricate Celtic crosses. This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure in the picturesque port of Tobermory. Attend the Captain’s Welcome Reception this evening.

  • day 4

    Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis For Callanish

    Call at Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis and continue on an excursion to the 5,000-year-old Neolithic ruins of the Standing Stones of Callanish. Among Scotland’s best-preserved ruins, the stones form a cross shape and predate Stonehenge. Although no known reason for their existence remains, historians and archaeologists speculate that the Standing Stones were once a setting for ritual activities and astronomical observances. Discover Dun Carloway Pictish Broch, one of the best-preserved of its kind in the Hebrides, and continue north to see the Gearrannan Blackhouse Village. After lunch on board the ship, enjoy the afternoon at leisure to explore Stornoway, or choose to visit Lews Castle.

  • day 5

    Tvøroyri, Faroe Islands, Denmark

    Arrive in Tvøroyri and visit the black wooden Faroese church, built in 1847 with a traditional turf roof. Continue to the village of Sumba and the Akraberg lighthouse to look for puffins, kittiwakes, gannets, and migrating warblers.

  • day 6

    Tórshavn/Vestmanna

    In Torshavn, explore the historic neighborhood of Tinganes. Transfer to Kirkjubour to visit the ruins of St. Magnus Cathedral and the 900-year-old Roykstovan, the oldest wooden house in Europe. Continue to Kollafjordur to visit a traditional Faroese church and see the Duvugardar national heritage museum in the remote village of Saksun.

  • day 7

    Cruising the North Atlantic Ocean

    Enjoy an evolving panorama of the glistening Atlantic seascape.

  • day 8

    Djúpivogur, Iceland for Jökulsárlón

    On a drive from Djúpivogur, enjoy the beauty of the snow-capped mountains that rise amidst the grassy plains. Continue to the legendary Jökulsárlón ice lagoon in UNESCO World Heritage-designated Vatnajoküll National Park. Embark specially designed boats for a private cruise and the chance to touch ice blocks broken from Breidamerkurjökull, one of Vatnajoküll’s glacier outlets.

  • day 9

    Heimaey, Westman Islands/ Cruise along Surtsey Island

    Visit Heimaey Island for a tour of the Herjólfsdalur valley and its Viking ruins. Continue to Stórhöfdi’s lava fields of Eldfell, known as the “Pompeii of the North,” and tour the Eldheimar Museum. Cruise past Surtsey Island and attend the Captain’s Farewell Reception this evening.

  • day 10

    Reykjavík/Disembark ship/Return to home city

    Disembark in picturesque Reykjavík, the central hub in tracing Iceland’s Viking history.  Continue on the Reykjavík Post-Program Option or transfer to the airport for your return flight to the U.S.

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