Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords Aboard Le Dumont-d’Urville
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 Dumont-d’Urville. 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.
Complimentary alcoholic & nonalcoholic beverages are included throughout the cruise!
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- Trip Type
- Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
- Departure Dates
Jun 2, 2023 - Jun 10, 2023
Jun 9, 2023 - Jun 17, 2023
Pre-Tour Option – Wonders of Norway
May 28 to June 3, 2023 or June 17 to 22, 2023 (June 9 Post-Program)
Our five-night itinerary extension explores the Norwegian highlands and the scenery of Europe’s highest mountain plateau on the Bergen Railway. Take a canal cruise through Copenhagen, passing by the Naval Church.
Visit Oslo and Stalheim—taking the Bergen Line train from Oslo to Voss. Stay in historic hotels and one night aboard an award‑winning Seaways ferry.
Price per person, based on double occupancy: $2,595
Price per person, based on single occupancy: $3,495
Post‑Program Option – Edinburgh and Glasgow
June 10 to 13, 2023 or June 6 to 10, 2023 (June 9 Pre-Program)
Discover two of Scotland’s greatest cities and their histories of clans, medieval knights, and royal intrigue on a three-night itinerary that includes visits to Glasgow and Edinburgh. Visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum.
Explore the heart of Scotland and see the sites of Trossachs and the Stirling Castle. Accommodations are in the ideally located Sheridan Grand Edinburgh.
Price per person, based on double occupancy: $1,495
Price per person, based on single occupancy: $1,895
|PRIOR TO DEPARTURE
96 days or more prior*
95-61 days prior
60-45 days prior
44-0 days prior
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.
day 1 & 2
Depart home city Bergen, Norway/ Embark the ship
Depart your home city and arrive in Bergen the next day to embark the five‑star Le Dumont‑d’Urville.
Itinerary operates in reverse June 9
In Bergen, stroll the grounds of Troldhaugen, the summer home of famed Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. Visit the Fantoft Stavkirke, a 12th century wooden stave church, noted for its durable post and lintel construction. Take a walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bryggen, Bergen’s historic waterfront. Attend the Captain’s Welcome Reception this evening.
Cruising Sognefjord/ Flåm Railway
Cruise Sognefjord, passing traditional farmsteads and villages flanked by mountains and glaciers. This morning, board the Flåm Railway, one of the world’s most scenic train journeys, traveling 13 miles through 20 tunnels to Myrdal’s mountaintop station. Watch as snowcapped mountains and cascading waterfalls—including the awe‑inspiring Kjosfossen—unfold along this branch of the world-renowned Bergen Line alongside intriguing hamlets.
Lerwick, Shetland Islands, for Jarlshof
Dock in Lerwick and transfer to the island’s southernmost point. Visit the archaelogical site, Jarlshof, pending UNESCO designation. See the remains of more than 4,000 years of human history, including an Iron Age broch and wheelhouse; late‑Neolithic stone houses; a Bronze Age village; Norse longhouses; a medieval farmstead; and a 16th‑century laird’s house. This evening, the director and head archaeologist of the Ness of Brodgar site, Nick Card, will provide keen insight on the impressive ancient compound that lies outside of Kirkwall.
Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, for Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae
Visit the Neolithic Heartland of Orkney, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and view the ceremonial Stones of Stenness, the Ring of Brodgar henge, and the nearby site of Ness of Brogdar. Continue to the early Orcadian settlement of Skara Brae, then visit St. Magnus Cathedral, also known as the “Light of the North.” Hear the iconic sounds of a Scottish bagpiper as you reboard the ship in Kirkwall. This evening, enjoy a storyteller’s amazing performance of traditional Scottish tales.
Kyle of Lochalsh/ Isle of Skye
Visit Eilean Donan Castle, one of the world’s most recognized castles—located on a little island where three sea lochs meet in the midst of some of Scotland’s most dramatic scenery. Travel through the beautiful Cullin Mountains to the Isle of Skye’s scenic coastal capital of Portree.
Fort William for the Scottish Highlands
In Glenfinnan, see the Glenfinnan Viaduct, immortalized by the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter film series, and the Glenfinnan Monument commemorating the Jacobite Highlanders that rallied against King George II. See Neptune’s Staircase, the longest staircase lock in Britain and an incredible feat of engineering. Explore Glencoe, one of Scotland’s most scenic landscapes. Attend the Captain’s Farewell Reception on board the ship this evening.
Glasgow, Scotland/ Return to home city
Itinerary operates in reverse June 9
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