The Icelandic Saga: West & North

Overview

  • IFIVC
  • 8 Days
  • Panorama

Cruise Itinerary

  • Variety Cruises
  • Reykjavik (Iceland)
  • Akureyri (Iceland)
  • Iceland

Overview

Visit Iceland in the summer months, the perfect season to sight humpback whales, orcas, dolphins. Discover Heimaey Island, the Pompei of the North. The Myvatn Lake, the Namarskard a striking geothermal field, and the Godafoss Waterfall. The quaint fishing village of Husavik. Siglufjordur a fishing town close to the Arctic cirle. Isasfjordur, and nearby Arnardalur Valley.

Departures


2350

Lower Deck 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2650

Lower Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


3200

Upper Deck or Main Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2350

Lower Deck 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2650

Lower Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


3200

Upper Deck or Main Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2350

Lower Deck 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2650

Lower Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


3200

Upper Deck or Main Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2350

Lower Deck 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2650

Lower Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


3200

Upper Deck or Main Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2350

Lower Deck 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2650

Lower Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


3200

Upper Deck or Main Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2350

Lower Deck 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2650

Lower Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


3200

Upper Deck or Main Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2350

Lower Deck 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2650

Lower Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


3200

Upper Deck or Main Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2350

Lower Deck 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2650

Lower Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


3200

Upper Deck or Main Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2350

Lower Deck 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2650

Lower Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


3200

Upper Deck or Main Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2350

Lower Deck 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


2650

Lower Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.


3200

Upper Deck or Main Deck 2 Lower Beds or 1 Double Bed Cabin The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck or on the Main Deck and have large windows enabling a breathtaking view or the areas you are cruising in. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equiped bathrooms are finished with marble.

Cruise Itinerary

Embarkation at 3-4 pm. Overnight in port.


All day optional excursions in Reykjavik.Overnight in port.


Morning sailing and arrival in Akranes for our optional full day excursion to Deildartunguhver, Europe’s mostpowerful thermal spring, to the Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls area. We will stop in Reykholt which wasat one time one of the intellectual centers of the island and had for many years one of the most importantschools of the country. Here lived and died in the middle ages one of the most important persons in Icelandichistory: Snorri Sturluson, a famous poet and politician whose records of the old Norse language andmythology of medieval Iceland are invaluable to modern scholars. Remains of his farm and a bathroom withhot pot and a tunnel between the bath and the house can still be visited. In the afternoon we rejoin the shipand sail to the west fjords. Overnight at sea


We sail past the latrarbag cliffs which rise 450 m over the sea and reach Bildudalur. Our afternoon optionalexcursion will take us to the dynjandi waterfall and we will walk around Bildudalur and visit the sea monstersmuseum. In the afternoon, we cruise around the Westfjords to Isafjordur. Evening arrival in Isafjorfur.Overnight in port


Isafjordur is a large fishing port in Wesfjords. Our afternoon optional excursion will take us to Bolungravik and then to Osvor town where we will visit a restored fisherman's hut. Back in town we will visit the maritime museum and walk around the town known for its rich cultural heritage and merchant's homes dating from the 18th century. In the afternoon we sail to Siglufjordur. Overnight at sea


This morning we reach Siglufjordur, Iceland's northernmost city, very close to the arctic circle and possibly the most picturesque port of Iceland. Once known as the capital of herring fishing. The optional walking tour through the city will take you to the port, the herring museum, the folk music center housed in Madame house, the oldest house in the city. After lunch we leave for nearby Husavik port. Late in the afternoon we sail in the Skjafandi Bay and reach Husavik, Europe's capital of whale watching. We will have time to stroll around this charming fishing village and visit the wooden church, the best preserved church in Iceland. Overnight in port.


This morning our full day optional excursion will take you from Husavik to Akureyri (where you will meet the Callisto in the evening). You will visit the lake Myvatn, namarksard and dimmuborgir, all fine examples of the volcanic world with lava fields, boiling and steaming mud pools, steam vents and craters. After lunch we continue on the ring road to reach Godafoss waterfall - the falls of the gods - and will hear about the kristni saga, recounting the arrival of Christianity and the end of paganism. We rejoin the Callisto in Akureyri the capital of northern Iceland and we will spend some time walking around this colorful city visiting in particular the art alley. Overnight in port.


Disembarkation 6 am-10 am.


Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of the Vessel's Captain in case of adverse weatherconditions - winds of 6/7 beaufort or more depending on the vessel- on port authorities not allowing a vessel to leaveport or in case of other extraordinary conditions.


Panorama

Vessel Type: Luxury Yacht Length: 54 metres Passenger Capacity: 49 Built / refurbished: 1993 / 2009 Discover a 3 masted sail cruiser which can accommodate up to 49 passengers in 25 cabins. The Panorama was launched in 1993 and was renovated in 2009. This state of the art sail cruiser has performed several Atlantic Ocean crossings and has sailed from the Seychelles to Monte Carlo and from the Black Sea to Tunis and offers the highest standard of accommodation and comfort safety.

Highlights

• Discover Myvatn Lake, Namarskard a striking geothermal field and Godafoss Waterfall (from Akureyi/Husavik) • Visit the quaint fishing village of Husavik • Explore Siglufjordur, a fishing town close to the Arctic Circle • See Borganess with the Hraunfossar & Barnafoss waterfalls

Specials

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