Iceland &
Norway Sojourn

Come Close to Contrasting Views

From the stunning Norwegian fjords to the small villages of Iceland, this voyage brings you and your fellow explorers to some of the most beautiful landscapes. Explore the UNESCO-listed Hanseatic wharf in Bergen and appreciate the vistas during an enchanting train journey on the Flåm Railway. For a more challenging excursion, feel the thrill of glacier canyon river rafting from Akureyri through scenes of Skagafjörður. Step into the charm of Stavanger’s UNESCO Old Town from Sandnes and embrace Norwegian hospitality as you’re invited for coffee and pastries in a local family’s home, a rare glimpse into their traditions and daily life. From Måløy, connect with nature at the Nave Deer Farm in Stad, where nature’s gentle creatures await your arrival, and you may join in the timeless ritual of feeding them. Experience the magnificent beauty of Isafjörður with a trek to the stunning Dynjandi Waterfall, often called the Jewel of the Westfjords.

Cultural Expedition
FREE Cultural Immersion
Gastronomic Guests
Shore Excursions selected by Afar as exceptional experiences to connect with local culture

Oslo to Reykjavik

August 10, 2024

11 Nights

World Navigator



FREE Cultural Immersion

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Cruise Fares are per guest, cruise-only, based on double occupancy, and are subject to change at any time without notice. Government Taxes and Fees of $550 per guest are included in the fares shown and are not eligible for special offers or promotional savings.

Aug 10 Oslo, Norway Depart: 6:00 pm

Oslo, Norway

From music and museums to quiet forest explorations to charming neighborhoods, Norway’s capital Oslo contains a dynamic array of experiences for every traveler. The city is filled with cutting-edge architecture, among them the iconic Oslo Public Library. As part of its status as a green city, Oslo has become easy to navigate by foot or bike, perfect for intimate explorations. The Historical Museum holds a vast array of artifacts from the Middle Ages and pre-historic times. Among the cities with the most concerts per capita in Europe, Oslo always has an event to immerse into local culture.
Aug 11 Arendal, Norway Arrive: 7:00 am Depart: 2:00 pm

Arendal, Norway

Arendal, the inspiration for the name of the fictional land in Disney’s Frozen, is a popular summer getaway for the locals. Like most destinations in Norway, Arendal offers idyllic villages made for quaint and quieter explorations. Find your way to Tyholmen, the Old Town, a charming scene with cobblestone alleys and small wooden houses. Cool down with a refreshing swim in the ocean or opt for the floating pool by the Arendal marina. When you’re ready to engage the mind, head over to the Science Center for exciting, interactive exhibits that bring out your inner child.

Aug 12 Sandnes, Norway Arrive: 9:00 am Depart: 8:00 pm

Sandnes, Norway

In the heart of Gandsfjord sits the cosmopolitan Sandnes surrounded by stunning nature, bringing together the best of both worlds. Lush scenes amid rugged cliffs make the perfect hiking trails at Varlivarden and Rogaland. Gather with your new companions for a trek to Manafossen, a rushing, free-fall cascade that reinvigorates your soul. A rich culture of horse farming comes to life at Tryggvi Islandshestgård, where you may experience a guided ride with a local expert. Between these breathtaking scenes of nature lies the legendary history of the Vikings at a recreated traditional village, Sandnessjøen, that invites you and your fellow explorers to journey to the past. Nearby in Hafrsfjord, the famous Swords in Rock monument stands tall and proud as an homage to this Viking heritage. Take the Nuart Sandnes Art Trail to admire the vibrant street art that tells the story of Norway’s history from past to present, and where the artists believe their culture’s future is headed.

Aug 13 Bergen, Norway Arrive: 8:00 am Depart: 6:00 pm

Bergen, Norway

When you think of Norway, among the images that come to mind are those of brightly painted wooden buildings with a backdrop of ice-capped mountains. In a nutshell, you’ve envisioned Bergen, Norway’s second-largest city that’s an easy access gateway to the fjords. Start with an unforgettable funicular ride to the top of the iconic Mount Floyen, rising over 1,000 feet above sea level in a seamless eight minutes. Back on the ground, you will not tire of snapping images of Bergen’s famous UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hanseatic wharf, Bryggen. You will also find that Bergen is a city for foodies, with a commitment to organic and sustainable food that has earned it the additional UNESCO designation of City of Gastronomy.

Aug 14 Flåm, Norway Arrive: 7:00 am Depart: 4:00 pm

Flåm, Norway

Surrounded by steep mountainsides, roaring waterfalls, and deep valleys, Flåm is located off one of the hidden arms of the Sognefjord. To fully appreciate the breadth of this region, leave the harbor behind to reach Gudvangen, a tiny hamlet at the tip of spectacular Nærøyfjord. This 11-mile-long fjord is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and rated by the National Geographic Society as the world’s number one natural heritage site. In addition to attracting naturalists, this destination will surely delight avid cyclists with some of the best, most scenic routes. If you prefer to take in the scenery in comfort, climb aboard the Flåm Railway and get ready for one of Europe’s most dramatic and visually stunning train adventures.

Aug 15 Måløy, Norway Arrive: 9:00 am Depart: 6:00 pm

Måløy, Norway

Sitting on the island of Vagsoy, the village of Maloy contains striking beaches of silver sand and a longstanding history of fishing. As a major source of Norway’s beloved seafood, it’s here you will find local favorites such as crab-stuffed sandwiches, cod and chips and fish soup. Once you’ve fueled up on regional cuisine, venture out to the 10-foot-tall Kannesteinen rock. Its unique shape has been compared to a whale fluke or a blooming mushroom, but regardless of what you think it looks like, it leaves an impression. Gather your fellow history buffs for a visit to the Maloy Raid Center, where you will learn about the Allies’ operation that led to a strategic World War II victory. The village’s four lighthouses beckon you to discover stunning scenes, as they each overlook rugged cliffs that plunge into the sea. Steeped in legends of a Viking king, Maloy inspires the imagination and invites you to connect with a piece of the past.

Aug 16 Ålesund, Norway Arrive: 7:00 am Depart: 4:00 pm

Ålesund, Norway

Spread across three islands and ringed by dramatic mountains, Ålesund is imbued with whimsy and romance. Dressed elegantly in its signature Art Nouveau architecture, you can appreciate the turrets, spires and medieval ornaments that adorn the town. In a small park at the base of Mount Aksla, you’ll find a picture-postcard view of Ålesund, the Art Nouveau city center and the surrounding alpine landscapes of Sunnmøre. If dramatic views are what you seek, Trollstigen Road is an exciting roadway through enormous mountains, offering amazing views of Norway. The ultimate adventure is Trollveggen, the Troll Wall, which is the highest perpendicular rock face in Europe.

Aug 17 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Aug 18 Seyðisfjörður, Iceland Arrive: 8:00 am Depart: 4:00 pm

Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

The tiny, picturesque village of Seyðisfjörður is the pearl of Iceland. A town of just 700 people, it is hidden at the innermost point of the fjord of the same name. In the valley above town, the river Fjarðará cascades over the hill to create several, beautiful waterfalls, down to the lagoon at the head of the fjord. Throughout the scenic village you’ll also find well-preserved, old wooden buildings, an enticing subject for photography as you walk down Rainbow Street..

Aug 19 Akureyri, Iceland Arrive: 9:00 am Depart: 6:00 pm

Akureyri, Iceland

A rich folklore culture abounds in Akureyri, Iceland, put on full display during the city’s festivals throughout the year. Inland, only 50 kilometers south of the Arctic Circle, is the Akureyri Botanical Garden, a remarkable sight with brightly colored flowers and lush greenery. The iconic Akureyrarkirkja (or The Church of Akureyri) designed by architect Guðjón Samúelsson resembles more a 1920s U.S. skyscraper, but within its walls stands an impressive 3,200-pipe organ. Among the local favorite eating spots is Greifinn, a modern restaurant serving a mix of fare from classic burgers to pasta to Tex Mex to salted fish pizza (to honor Iceland’s roots).
Aug 20 Isafjörður, Iceland Arrive: 8:30 am Depart: 5:00 pm

Isafjörður, Iceland

Amid the enchanting Westfjords of Iceland stands Ísafjörður, a fishing town thriving with local energy and culture. Summer months here are brisk, but it’s this cool climate combined with breathtaking and quaint scenery that makes the village feel like an undiscovered treasure. The massive depression among the flat-topped mountains called Naustahvilft - known colloquially as the troll seat - combines Iceland’s natural beauty with the town’s rich folklore. Make a stop at Dokkan Brugghús, the only brewery in the entire Westfjords, and sample the local beers, crafted with naturally filtered spring water from the nearby mountains. For those for whom the sea’s siren call beckons, you must visit the Westfjord History Museum, based on Ísafjörður’s maritime heritage and its rise in the fishing industry.

Aug 21 Reykjavik, Iceland Arrive: 8:00 am

Reykjavik, Iceland

In the southwest of Iceland near Faxaflói Bay lies the capital of the country, Reykjavík, simultaneously cosmopolitan and charming. The colorful houses on the horizon create a quaint scene that will make you want to stay forever.Kaleidoscopic views await you at the Harpa Concert Hall, a glittering, glass structure that perfectly exemplifies Iceland’s modern design and will fascinate your inner architect. One of Iceland’s most prominent landmarks is Perlan, originally a group of hot water tanks that was converted to a building that now hosts an exhibition, planetarium, restaurant and observation deck, located atop Öskjuhlíð hill..

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