A unique journey to Scotland’s rarely-visited Inner Hebridean, Orkney and Shetland islands and Norway’s majestic fjords awaits. Cruise from Glasgow to Bergen aboard the exclusively-chartered, Five-Star Le Champlain. Travel in the wake of early Viking explorers, cruising into ports accessible only by small ship, and take one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys aboard the Flåm Railway through Norway’s fjordlands. Enjoy a special presentation by a local archaeologist in Neolithic Orkney and a tour of Bryggen, the oldest quarter in Bergen. John Meffert is the study leader on the May 23-31, 2020 departure.
Complimentary alcoholic & nonalcoholic beverages are included throughout the cruise!
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- Trip Type
- Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
- Departure Dates
- May 16, 2020 - May 24, 2020
May 23, 2020 - May 31, 2020
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.
- day 1
Depart the U.S.
- day 2
Bergen, Norway/Embark Le Champlain
- day 3
- day 4
Cruising the Norwegian Fjords/Flåm Railway
- day 5
Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland, for prehistoric site of Jarlshof
- day 6
Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, for Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae
- day 7
Kyle of Lochalsh for Isle of Skye
- day 8
Fort William and the Scottish Highlands
- day 9
Glasgow/Disembark ship/ Return to the U.S.
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