May 21–June 4, 2014
Discover sophisticated Scandinavian cities, Neolithic sites, and Norse settlements on a remarkable voyage across the North Sea to Iceland. Begin in Copenhagen to view the fascinating Glyptothek Museum and the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art located on the city's north coast. Step ashore in Gothenburg, Sweden, for an afternoon of touring. In Norway, see Oslo's City Hall, then after a morning in Stavanger, view Bergen's fourteenth-century wharf and visit the country villa of Edvard Grieg for a private performance of his work. Cross the sea to Lerwick, Shetland Islands, then explore the ancient sites of the Orkney and Faroe Islands. Marvel at the beauty of the Westman Islands before disembarking in Reykjavik. Optional Reykjavik postlude.
Traveling with You: Wendy Stein, art historian. Listen to Wendy discuss her fascination with writing and its history in her Connections episode, "Writing."
Land/Cruise Rates: From $9,790
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Above: Bergen Harbor, Norway