From Hamburg to Iceland – Half Circumnavigation of the Land of Ice and Fire

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Departure Dates
May 1, 2023 and May 4, 2024
13 days

Unforgettable landscapes and Atlantic wildlife

13-Day Expedition Cruise from Germany to Iceland - Half-Circumnavigation

13-Day Expedition Cruise from Germany to Iceland - Half-Circumnavigation

Remote nature of Northern Europe 

Taking in highlights of Norway, the Shetlands and the Faroes along the way, this expedition cruise sets out from Hamburg to explore Iceland’s natural wonders on an enthralling half-circumnavigation of the ‘Land of Ice and Fire’.  

Reach of Norse influence 

You'll see one of Norway's most impressive fjords and visit one of Europe's oldest capitals in the Faroe Islands. Experience a taste of life in the Scottish Isles. Explore Iceland's volcanic landscapes and remote fishing villages, and scan for whales, puffins and other seabirds.

What's Included

Expedition Cruise

Onboard Activities 

Landing Activities 

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Your adventure to Iceland begins

Day 1

Enjoy a leisurely sea day aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen

Day 2

Remarkable landscapes of Lysefjord

Day 3

Discover the deep Norse roots of Scotland's Shetland Islands

Day 4

A visit to Streymoy in the Faroe Islands

Day 5

Waterfalls and wildlife in special Seyðisfjörður

Day 6

Cross the Arctic Circle and see Atlantic Puffins

Day 7

See dramatic moonscapes and waterfalls

Day 8

Exploring Northwest Iceland, expedition-style

Day 9

A stunning beach, waterfalls and superb birdwatching

Day 10

Snæfellsnes peninsula

Day 11

Discover the town that defied a volcano

Day 12

Enjoy Reykjavík at your leisure

Day 13

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages