Northern Europe and British Islands Cruise Ports and Shore Excursions
A blend of old world meets new world on our Northern Europe and British Islands Cruise Excursions. With a mix of culture, architecture, and brim full of history, your port stops in Northern Europe and the British Islands will keep you busy.
Famous for its beer and chocolate, Belgium is full of interesting shore excursion sites. Why not hear the ring of the Belfry bells in Mons? Visit Leuven, the oldest Catholic university in the world or Strombou Cathedral for a panoramic view of Antwerp and Mechelen. Head for Brussels if you enjoy shopping or take in some Viking education in Bruges.
Kronborg Castle or Elsinore as it is more famously known through Shakespeare's Hamlet is found in Denmark. Head to Legoland for a family affair or enjoy an open-air museum visit in Aarhus. Nature lovers will enjoy the Tivoli Gardens and their blossoming plant life.
Enjoy a sightseeing wonderland in Paris, France. With your camera at the ready, take in the famous Eiffel Tower or the fascinating Louvre. A visit to Notre Dame or L'Arc de Triomphe will ensure fond memories. Be sure to enjoy the street cafes and ambiance or take in the impressive Musee d'Orsay on one of our Northern Europe and British Islands Cruise Shore Excursions.
A variety-packed country, Germany is full of history and culture. Although famed for its Octoberfest, a visit to Rugen Island and the setting of the chalklike cliffs will pleasantly surprise you. Visit Cologne and its Gothic cathedral or Lubeck and its wondrous Medieval architecture. Heidelberg is a great option, it is home to The Church of Holy Spirit as well as street pubs, galleries, delicious beer, shops selling cuckoo clocks, and delicious traditional cuisine. A must-see is Neuschwanstein Castle, the "Sleeping Beauty" Disney-style structure. Don't miss the unique theaters in Munich or the city of Berlin, full of World War 2 history.
Fall in love with the breathtaking scenery and heritage of Ireland. Marvel at the Cliffs of Moher. Visit Blarney Castle, one of the country's oldest castles. From the Belfast Murals and their education of Ireland's political loyalties to a visit to the Guinness Storehouse, there is always something to learn on our Shore Excursions in Northern Europe Shore Excursions! The impacting scenery at the Ring of Kerry and the stunning architecture at Trinity College await. Discover The Burren, a botanical paradise with various birds and species. For music lovers, check out St Patrick's Cathedral where Handel's "Messiah" was first performed.
A visit to Amsterdam is not complete without experiencing Anne Frank's House on one of our Shore Excursions in Europe, Northern Europe, and the British Islands. Not just famous for clogs and windmills, the Netherlands offers you, Rijksmuseum - the largest museum in the country packed with Dutch Gold Age masterpieces. The National Maritime and Van Gogh museums are also a worthwhile visit.
Explore Norway and its beautiful fjords. Take in Voringfossen's famous waterfall and the important Nidaros Cathedral. Why not hike under the Arctic Sun at Nordkapp? Visit Josedalsbrren Glacier, the largest glacier in Europe or the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo. If you are looking for breathtaking views then look no further than heading to the natural wonder of Geirangerfjord with its waterfalls and farms.
From the Hermitage Museum to a fun ride on the Hydrofoil, a visit to St Petersburg simply allows the country of Russia to show off its fascinating history. Enjoy a guided tour along rivers and canals as well as a stop at Yusupov Palace!
See how the Swedish Royal Family live with a visit to the UNESCO Heritage Site of Drottningholm Palace. Visit the Vasa Museum with its famous battleship presentation. Hop on a boat shore excursion and head down the Stromma! Enjoy Lapland or Liseberg theme park for great entertainment, or take in Visby, known as "the Pearl of the Baltic". Visby is a UNESCO site full of Medieval history!
Discover some of England's finest sights! Visit the famous author, Charles Dickens's birthplace and the Medieval Bargate monument. Venture to Stonehenge and Salisbury Cathedral. Island hop to the Isle of Wight and marvel at the home of Queen Victoria. Enjoy seeing the ancient Roman city of Bath and various museums.
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