Nordic Cruises - polar bears, fjords and the midnight sun
The Nordic Cruise is almost like a trip to another world: a mystic backdrop, marked by ice-blue glaciers, fjords and dark-green mountain ranges.
The Nordic Cruise - where it takes place and when to go
The Nordic countries include Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, the Ã land Islands, Greenland and the Faeroe Islands. They all border on the Arctic Ocean. The best time for a Nordic Cruise is between June and September.
Nordic Cruises - countries and cities
Take a Nordic Cruise and discover the breathtaking beauty of Norway. The city of TromsÃ¸ invites you to stay awhile and stroll around. From here it's then off to the world-famous Geirangerfjord, which in 2005 was declared a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO.
The trip then continues to Svalbard with its principal island of Spitsbergen. It's not for nothing that Svalbard is also called the Land of Cold Coasts: polar bears which suddenly loom out of the mist, walruses cavorting on enormous ice floes and the endless expanse of the eternal ice all combine to define the landscape.
The world's largest volcanic island, Iceland, home of Europe's second-largest glacier, VatnajÃ¶kul, will captivate you. The ThjÃ³dhminjasafnidh National Museum of Iceland in the capital, Reykjavik, will give you insights into a bygone age.
Take a Nordic Cruise and get to know the world's largest island: Greenland.
About 80 percent of the island is covered by the Greenland ice sheet, which, at its thickest point, is about 3000 m thick. The Danish possession, which, despite its icy nature, is home to a large number of mammals, is a particular highlight for animal lovers.
The Nordic Cruise - a breathtakingly beautiful voyage
This unique voyage is mainly conducted using special expeditionary and icebreaking ships. Take the Nordic Cruise and immerse yourself in another world. Unforgettable moments and adventures await you...
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Riviera will start its first Caribbean cruise in Miami
Riviera, which is the newest ship of the Oceania Cruises company, will depart for the first winter cruise from Miami on November 29, 2012.
More cruises in Northern Europe
It is expected that 2012 will be one of the most successful season in the modern history of the cruise traveling for the Northern Europe region. The European Cruise Council (ECC) has estimated that the number of passengers in the current season will increase by 16% compared with 2011 and reach 1 million 490 thousand people.
Norwegian: free cruises for children
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, announced a special offer â âKids Sail Freeâ. As part of the offer potential customers will be able to book on favorable terms cabins on the cruise ships for themselves and their children â the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.