Our exclusive travel program takes you on the sea, and on the road, “less traveled,” for a rare glimpse of the wild and poetic beauty of these epic
destinations that will leave an indelible imprint on the hearts of those who embrace this adventure.
Complimentary alcoholic & nonalcoholic beverages are included throughout the cruise!
- Pricing from
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- Trip Type
- Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
- Departure Dates
May 31, 2024 - Jun 8, 2024
Edinburgh and Glasgow Pre-Program Option
May 28 to June 1, 2024 (Tour Begins: May 29)
Discover 2 of Scotland’s greatest cities and their histories of clans, medieval knights, and royal intrigue on a 3-night itinerary that includes visits to Edinburgh and Glasgow. Tour Edinburgh, visit Edinburgh Castle, and see the Crown Jewels of Scotland. Explore the heart of Scotland to see the sites of Trossachs and Loch Katrine. Visit Glasgow and Stirling castles, and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum. Accommodations are in the ideally located Sheraton Grand Edinburgh.
Price per person, based on double occupancy: $1,755
Price per person, based on single occupancy: $2,085
Wonders of Norway Post-Program Option
June 8 to 13, 2024 (Tour Ends: June 13)
Our 5-night itinerary extension explores Denmark’s storied past, from the reign of Vikings to Danish royalty, while basking in majestic scenery. Visit Stalheim, and then travel aboard the Bergen Railway, from Voss to Oslo,
over Europe’s highest mountain plateau. Take a scenic walking tour of Oslo and visit the Opera House. In Copenhagen, visit the Viking Ship Museum and explore the ancient Roskilde Cathedral. Take a canal cruise through
the city to see Copenhagen’s iconic sites. Stay in historic hotels and spend one night aboard an award-winning Seaways Ferry.
Price per person, based on double occupancy: $2,855
Price per person, based on single occupancy: $3,845
Airport transfers and luggage handling abroad are only included if air arrangements are booked through Gohagan & Company. If travelers make their own air arrangements, transfers and luggage handling are not included; transfers can be organized through Gohagan & Company and purchased by the traveler.
Mary Werner DeNadai
Mary Werner DeNadai, FAIA, is a nationally recognized architect and Trustee Emerita of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Her career spans four decades in the fields of historic preservation and classical architectural design and she has had personal involvement with projects that include the full spectrum of architectural styles, periods and building types. Mary has recently lectured on trips to the Rhine River, Spain, Portugal, Iceland, Peru, Eastern Europe, Cuba, the Canary Islands and Morocco. She has been acknowledged and awarded for her achievements by the American Institute of Architects, as well as by other National, State and Local organizations.
A non-refundable administrative fee of $300 per person will apply for all cancellations received more than 7 days after booking and before other fees take effect at 120 days:
120 days $300 per person admin fee after 7-day grace period from booking
120 – 91 days 25% of full invoice fare
90 – 61 days 50% of full invoice fare
60 – 31 days 75% of full invoice fare
30 – 0 days 100% of full invoice fare
Separate airfare Terms & Conditions apply
day 1 & 2
Depart home city Glasgow, Scotland/ Embark the ship
Depart your home city and arrive in Glasgow the next day to embark the five‑star Le Champlain
Isle of Iona
Visit the Inner Hebridean Isle of Iona, the birthplace of Christianity in Scotland and burial place of Scottish kings. Revel in an in-depth, guided visit to its restored abbey and marvel at the intricate Celtic crosses. Return to the ship for lunch on board with the option for leisure time back on shore to experience its idyllic beauty. Attend the Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner.
Kyle of Lochalsh/Isle of Skye
Visit Eilean Donan Castle, one of the world’s most recognized castles—located on a tiny island in the midst of some of Scotland’s most dramatic scenery. Named for the 6th-century Irish saint who established the first community on the island, learn the rich history of this castle, dating to the 13th century, and its clansmen. Take a scenic drive to admire the Isle of Skye with its 11 peaks of the Cuillin Mountains and dramatic peninsulas. Visit a historic, award-winning distillery for an authentic taste of Scottish whisky.
Kirkwall & Orkney Islands
Head into the west of Mainland, Orkney’s largest island, to visit the Neolithic Heartland of Orkney, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. View the sacred Standing Stones of Stenness and visit the early Orcadian settlement of Skara Brae to see the dwellings revealed from beneath the sand dunes. Then, follow the coastline of Scapa Flow, made famous for its role in both World Wars, before visiting St. Magnus Cathedral. Also known as the “Light of the North,” the cathedral was built by Vikings during their 500-year reign over the islands. Listen to a Scottish bagpiper as you re‑board the ship in Kirkwall. This evening, enjoy a storyteller’s performance of traditional Scottish tales.
Dock in Lerwick and travel to the island’s southernmost point as you pass through the rural townships of Fladdabister with a view of the magnificent Mousa Broch—weather permitting—the tallest and best preserved broch in the world. Visit the archaeological site of Jarlshof, pending UNESCO designation, uncovered by a violent storm in the winter of 1896 to 1897. See the remains of more than 5,000 years of human history, including an Iron Age broch and wheelhouse, late‑Neolithic stone houses, a Bronze Age village, Norse longhouses, and a 16th‑century laird’s house. Look for sightings of Shetland’s famous ponies on the way back to the ship.
Cruising Sognefjord, Norway/FLÅM RAILWAY
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. Back on the ship, cruise the mighty Sognefjord, passing traditional farmsteads and villages flanked by majestic mountains and glaciers. Rejoin the ship to cruise past stunning waterfalls and steep mountainsides.
Enjoy a panoramic tour of Bergen as you travel to the summer home and living museum of famed Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. Stroll the grounds of Troldhaugen, Grieg’s home for 22 years, where he composed many of his best-known works. The living museum features an exhibition center, concert hall, composer’s cabin, and Grieg’s villa dating from 1885. Then, visit the Fantoft stavkirke, a 12th‑century wooden stave church demolished by fire in 1992, and painstakingly rebuilt in its original post and lintel construction. Take a walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bryggen, Bergen’s historic waterfront. Enjoy time at leisure then the Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner this evening.
Bergen/Disembark ship/Return to home city
Following breakfast, continue on the Post‑Program Option or transfer to the airport for your
return flight home.
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