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'Land of the Northern Lights' cruise on board Discovery
Sail Date: Wednesday 11th Mar 2014 Duration: 15 nights
Cruise Code: D442
Enjoy the kaleidoscope of glorious scenery on this voyage that follows Norway’s incredibly beautiful coastline and crosses the Arctic Circle into the frozen north, which in winter is the ‘Land of the Northern Lights’. Along the way you’ll step ashore in delightful towns and villages where you can try a host of wintry adventures. It’s an amazing opportunity to witness, if atmospheric conditions are right, the spectacular Aurora Borealis, a truly magical experience
Return Coach & Ferry transfer from Dublin to Liverpool and from Hull to Dublin via Holyhead.
15 night cruise aboard CMV ship Discovery in the cabin of your choice
Stylish daytime and evening entertainment
Use of shipboard facilities
Full board cuisine
Not Included :
Travel Insurance, Optional Shore Excursions, Expenditures of a personal nature on board ship – drinks, gifts, shopping, laundry, communications etc..
Crew Gratuities which will be automatically billed to your onboard account at a rate of € 7 per day per person.
Minimum Numbers Required for this tour: 16 persons
Valid Passport Required | Currency on board Discovery: Sterling
Offer valid for travel...
11th March 2014
Land of the Northern LightsWith its Viking history Lerwick, the capital of the Shetland Isles, is a fascinating stepping-stone as you sail towards Norway. Your first Norwegiaan call is the art nouveau town of Ålesund where streets lined with quirky architecture are a delight to explore. Enjoy a day at sea, during which you will cross the Arctic Circle and have a chance to view the breathtaking Svartisen Glacier from the ship’s rail. An optional tour to visit the Polar Zoo is a highlight from historic Narvik before an overnight stop in Alta, known as the ‘City of the Northern Lights’. You might choose to venture into the wilderness in search of the Aurora Borealis, or take a drink in the ice bar at the unique Igloo Hotel. Tromsø is the gateway from which many famous explorers set off to the Arctic. Visit the elegant Arctic Cathedral or take the thrilling cable car ride to the summit of Mount Storsteinen. Bodø promises dramatic nature with an optional tour to Saulstraumen, the world’s strongest maelstrom. Surrounded by beautiful fjord and mountain scenery Åndalsnes is an absolute delight and along with historic Bergen promises a wonderful finale to this incredible voyage.
|Day Date Port Arrive Depart |
|Tue 11th Mar Liverpool, UK 1700h|
Wed 12th Mar at Sea
|Thu 13th Mar Lerwick, Shetland Is 0800h 1230h|
|Fri 14th Mar Alesund, Norway 0730h 1400h|
|Sat 15th Mar at Sea |
|Sun 16th Mar Alta, Norway 1230h Overnight |
|Mon 17th Mar Alta, Norway Overnight 1800h |
|Tue 18th Mar Honningsvag,Norway 0800h 1830h|
|Wed 19th Mar Tromso, Norway 0800h 1800h|
|Thu 20th Mar Narvik, Norway 0800h 1700h|
|Fri 21st Mar Bodo, Norway 0900h 1700h|
Sat 22nd Mar Svartisen Glacier
|Sun 23rd Mar Andalsnes, Norway 0940h 1700h |
|Mon 24th Mar Bergen, Norway 0920h 1430h |
|Tue 25th Mar at Sea|
|Wed 26th Mar Hull, UK 0300h|
The intimate 700 passenger Discovery joins the Cruise & Maritime Voyages fleet in February 2013 under charter and in association with the widely respected All Leisure Holidays who also operate Voyager, under the Voyages of Discovery brand, and the well known Minerva and Hebridean Princess. Discovery has an enviable reputation for special interest destination cruising and CMV will continue to combine friendly service with stylish entertainment, delicious cuisine and on selected sailings, themed guest speaker programmes
Discovery offers a more traditional maritime experience in cosy surroundings. Discover a wide range of comfortable lounges and stylish leisure facilities.
If it’s a day at sea, then why not listen to one of our informative guest speakers, join a craft session, work off a few pounds in the gym or simply relax with a good book.
Picture yourself with your table companions enjoying a sumptuous dinner in the Seven Continents Restaurant served by our attentive restaurant staff.
Then, you are invited to take your seats in the Carousel Lounge for a glittering ‘big show’ of song and dance or to enjoy the talents of one of our guest acts. In the Discovery Lounge, theme nights such us ‘Remember the 60s’ and ‘Abba Party’ will certainly keep you entertained well into the night.
However, for something more mellow, relax to your favourite melodies in the Hideaway Bar and enjoy a drink and conversation with new found friends. Then to round off a perfect evening, take a romantic stroll on deck before retiring to your cabin at the end of another wonderful day.
The fully equipped health and beauty center and gym is spread over two decks and offers clear views over the stern of the ship. With modern exercise equipment, men's and women's saunas, hairdresser and treatment room for facials and massage, it has all you need to pamper yourself and indulge your senses. For further relaxation there are two open-air jacuzzis outside the beauty salon. There will also be gentle daily exercise classes either on deck or in the aerobics area of the gym.
Dining on board is always a special event and on Discovery you will experience new levels of gastronomic delight. From breakfast through to midnight snacks you will be impressed by the choice and quality of the superb food our chefs have prepared and by the friendly, attentive service of the stewards. Full breakfast will be served in the Seven Continents Restaurant or "al fresco" on the Sun Deck. Sitting basis is open. Continental breakfast is also available in your cabin. Lunch is taken on an open sitting basis in the Seven Continents Restaurant or "al fresco" on the Sun Deck. Dinner is served at two sittings in the Seven Continents Restaurant. The timings will depend on the day's programme, but usually First sitting is approx 6.30pm and Second sitting is approx 8.30pm. Your preference should be indicated at time of booking, and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, but cannot be guarenteed. Occasionally - for example, when we are in the Land of the Midnight Sun there will be the chance to dine "al fresco" on the Sun Deck.
Our ships have some great entertainment on board, from show teams to pianists to disco. Why not start your evening with a pre-dinner drink and enjoy some of your favourite melodies? Our resident musicians invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy conversation with new friends about another wonderful day ashore.