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British Isles, Norway & More Cruise
May 16 - May 30, 2020

Join Best Single Travel on this fascinating cruise around the British Isles, stopping to take in the delights of historic port towns all along the way. Visit ancient castles, small villages, and the beautiful lochs of England, Scotland and Ireland. Discover the history and hear the stories behind decades of war, love and royal intrigue. 
ALL SHORE EXCURSIONS ARE INCLUDED!
Kiss the Blarney Stone - Visit Stonehenge - See Loch Ness  Monster -  Taste A Guiness - And Much Much More
 

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British Isles, Norway & More Singles Cruise Daily Itinerary

Cruise Day 1: Amsterdam, Netherlands (Saturday: May 16, 2020 / 6:00pm Embark)
Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. Cycling is key to the city’s character, and there are numerous bike paths.

 

Cruise Day 2: Cruising (Sunday: May 17, 2020 )
Our day at sea is always a Best Single Travel exclusive - Jewelry Making day! Create your own memory bracelet. Relax and let your creative juices flow. 

 

Cruise Day 3: Edinburgh (Newhaven), Scotland (Monday: May 18, 2020 / 7:00am - 7:00pm)
edinburgh castleMake sure you pack your walking shoes for Edinburgh. Stroll along the medieval Royal Mile to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to see the abbey and Queen Mary’s chambers. Savor the old town’s marvelous Georgian and Victorian architecture. Marvel at the impressive Edinburgh Castle, high on its volcanic crag with a fabulous view. Visit St. Giles’ Cathedral where John Knox once preached. Leave enough time to rest your legs at one of Edinburgh’s seaside restaurants to enjoy fresh salmon, scallops, lamb and prime Angus beef.
Optional Shore Excursion - City Highlights - (8 hours - $66.32 Not a Private Tour but a Good Value) 
Experience the grandeur of Scotland’s brooding capital with a full-day shore excursion of Edinburgh. With an expert guide, journey by coach to the city’s main attractions such as the formidable Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, and the Royal Yacht Britannia, owned by the British Royal Family for more than four decades! Accompany your local guide on a stroll along the Royal Mile and through Old Town, the city’s oldest quarter strewn with historic landmarks.

 

Cruise Day 4: Inverness (Loch Ness), Scotland  (Tuesday, May 19, 2020 / 7:00am - 4:00pm)
Scotland nessieInverness is a city in the glorious Scottish Highlands . Teeming with bagpipe players and enthusiasts thanks to the city's annual Northern Meeting in September, Inverness also boasts a diverse music scene. Gaelic was the native language until the turn of the 19th century.
Shore Excursion - Loch Ness & Urquhart Castle Tour -  We start our day from Invergordon port and make our Urquhart Castleway to The Loch Ness Visitor Centre, where we explore Loch Ness from it's beginnings to present day. Loch Ness, already the most famous lake in the world, it is the Centre's aim to make it better understood. Enjoy "a portal to the unique natural phenomenon that is Loch Ness"  with a presentation that integrates the real tools and archive footage from four decades of research. The facts are objectively explained whilst keeping the mystery center stage.
We venture further south to the quaint village of Drumnadrochit before arriving at Urquhart Castle – one of the most photographed sites in Scotland. Leaving the castle we continue our journey and spend time visiting picturesque villages, waterfalls and forest walks before returning to Inverness via the south road.

 

Cruise Day 5: Bergen, Norway  (Wednesday: May 20, 2020 / 1:00pm - 9:00pm)
Bergen NorwayView this lovely and charming Norwegian city from your cruise ship and you'll see how the city is nestled between seven mountains, seven fjords and the North Sea. The Norwegian King resided here, and many historical events took place in this busy port. These events come alive when you amble down the old streets of Bryggen, past picturesque, wooden buildings and the Romanesque-style St. Mary's church.
Included Shore Excursion - Private Guided City Tour (3 hours) + Funicular -  For over 400 years, FunicularThe Bergen Wharf was one of the offices of the Hanseatic League (an alliance of trading guilds established to maintain a trade monopoly). We stroll through the wooden tenements and delve into bygone days and the history of the Wharf and the stories of those who lived and worked there. The narrow alleyways will make you feel like we stepped back in time to the era when the Hanseatic merchants dominated Bergen's trade. Visit the Hanseatic Museum, one of the oldest wooden buildings in Bergen, furnished in 18th century style and shows the life of the Hanseatic merchants. From the Wharf it's a short walk to the Bergenhus Fortress, with the royal stone hall and the Rosenkrantz tower.
Then we take the funicular railway, one of Norway's most famous attractions to Mount Fløyen and see all of Bergen in just 8 minutes. The exiting trip up the mountain is a magnificent experience in itself. From Mount Fløyen, approx 1000 feet above sea level, we can enjoy the beautiful view and fjords surrounding Bergen.

 

Cruise Day 6: Alesund, Norway  (Thursday: May 21, 2020 / 9:00am - 6:00pm)
Alesund NorwayOne of Norway's most beautiful towns, renowned for its Jugend-style architecture and art nouveau style. Cruise visitors will immediately notice Alesund's unique layout, as it is built on islands extending to the sea, and offers scenic views of fjords and the Sunnmore Alps. Alesund is the fishing capital of Norway. Explore more of Alesund on a European cruise!
Included Shore Excursion - City train Alesund (70 minutes) - Board the train for a great overview of the city. We drive onto City train AlesundKeiser Wilhelmsgate and pass market square and the prison. Next is Borgundveien, Ålesunds longest street and the previous main road to the city centre. Pass Volsdalen church and the "Color Line" Stadium. Now starts our climb up towards Fjellstua where we take a break to admire the spectacular mountain and sea views. On our way down we pass many historical sites and the city park before we drive past the oldest breakwater in Norway and the lighthouse from 1858. Then we cross Hellebroa which connects the two central islands Nørvøya and Aspøya together. On our way back to the cruiseterminal we'll pass lots of beautiful Jugend style houses.

 

Cruise Day 7: Hellesylt, Norway  (Friday: May 22, 2020 / 8:00am - 9:00am)  Geiranger, Norway - (Friday: 11:00am - 5:00am)
Hellesylt is a small village in Stranda Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The village lies at the head of the Sunnylvsfjorden, which is a branch of the Storfjorden, and which the more famous Geirangerfjorden in turn branches off nearby.

Geiranger is a village in western Norway, at the head of Geirangerfjord. The Norwegian Fjord Center has multimedia on the history of the region and its inhabitants. Part of the steep Trollstigen mountain road weaves through the village, connecting to Flydalsjuvet lookout, which has views over the fjord. The fjord’s waterfalls, including the Seven Sisters, the Suitor and the Bridal Veil, are visible by boat.

 

Cruise Day 8: A Day at Sea (Saturday: May 23, 2020)
Our day at sea is always a Best Single Travel exclusive - Jewelry Making day! Create your own memory bracelet. Relax and let your creative juices flow. 

 

Cruise Day 9: Belfast, Northern Ireland  (Sunday: May 24, 2020 / 10:00am - 8:00pm)
Belfast is Northern Ireland’s capital. It was the birthplace of the RMS Titanic, which famously struck an iceberg and sunk in 1912. This legacy is recalled in the renovated dockyards' Titanic Quarter, which includes the Titanic Belfast, an aluminium-clad museum reminiscent of a ship’s hull, as well as shipbuilder Harland & Wolff’s Drawing Offices and the Titanic Slipways, which now host open-air concerts.

 

Cruise Day 10: Dublin, Ireland (Monday: May 25, 2020 / 8:00am) 
Temple BarDublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland, is on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Its historic buildings include Dublin Castle, dating to the 13th century, and imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral, founded in 1191. City parks include landscaped St Stephen’s Green and huge Phoenix Park, containing Dublin Zoo. The National Museum of Ireland explores Irish heritage and culture.
Shore Excursion: 2 Day Dublin Pass & Hop-On Hop-Off Bus -  Experience the best of Dublin Guinness Storehousewith complimentary access to over 30 of Dublin’s most popular attractions, sights and landmarks using the hop-on, hop-off bus. With the Dublin Pass, benefit from skip-the-line access to many attractions and landmarks. Of course we can't do everything so enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own itinerary or stay with the cruise host. The Dublin Pass offers entry to these attractions • Guinness Storehouse  • Jameson dubliniaDistillery Bow St. • Dublin Zoo  • National Wax Museum Plus  • Glasnevin Museum  • Aviva Stadium  • Christ Church Cathedral  • GPO Witness History Visitor Centre • St Patrick's Cathedral  • Airfield   • Castletown House  • Dalkey Castle  • Dublin Writers Museum  • Dublinia  • James Joyce Centre  • Jeannie Johnston Famine Ship Museum  • Little Museum of Dublin  • Malahide Castle & Gardens  • Number Twenty Nine  • Skerries Mills

 

 

Cruise Day 11: Dublin, Ireland (Tuesday: May 26, 2020 / 4:00am) 

Dublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland, is on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Its historic buildings include Dublin Castle, dating to the 13th century, and imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral, founded in 1191. City parks include landscaped St Stephen’s Green and huge Phoenix Park, containing Dublin Zoo. The National Museum of Ireland explores Irish heritage and culture.

 

Cruise Day 12: Le Havre (Paris), France  (Wednesday: May 27, 2020 / 7:00am - 7:00pm) 
Le Havre is a major port in northern France's Normandy region, where the Seine River meets the English Channel. It's joined to the city across the estuary, Honfleur, by the Pont de Normandie cable-stayed bridge. Following WWII, Le Havre's heavily damaged city center was famously redesigned by Belgian architect Auguste Perret. Today it features many landmark examples of reinforced-concrete architecture.

 

Cruise Day 13: Tilbury (London), England  (Thursday: May 28, 2020  / 8:00am - 8:00pm)

Tilbury is a town in the borough of Thurrock, Essex, England. The present town was established as separate settlement in the late 19th century, on land that was mainly part of Chadwell St Mary. It contains a 16th century fort and an ancient cross-river ferry.

 

Cruise Day 14: Brussels / Bruges (Zeebrugge), Belgium  (Friday: May 29, 2020  / 8:00am - 6:00pm)

Bruges is an ancient city located in the northern part of Belgium, about 62 miles from Brussels. The city was once a main port of Belgium welcomed artists and nobles from Europe during the 15th century and is distinguished by canals, cobbled streets and medieval buildings. Its port, Zeebrugge, is an important center for fishing and European trade. In the city center’s Burg square, the 14th-century Stadhuis (City Hall) has an ornate carved ceiling. Nearby, Markt square features a 13th-century belfry with a 47-bell carillon and a 272 foot tower with panoramic views.
Included Shore Excursion: Shuttle to Bruges & Private Walking Tour - The shuttle to Bruges is about a half an hour and where we will meet our tour guide. Bruges maintained its medieval appearance thanks to various factors from the last centuries, which we will learn about during our tour. We will visit the city's most important places, such as the ancient city wall park, market square, Burg Square, VisMarkt, GroeningeMuseum, Our Lady of Bruges, Old St. John’s Hospital, Brewery ‘De Halve Maan, the Beguinage and the ‘Lake of Love".

 

Cruise Day 15: Amsterdam, Netherlands  (Saturday: May 30, 2020 / 7:00am Disembark)
Cruise docks in Amsterdam 6:00am - Arrange your flights accordingly - Time to say goodbye to all your new single cruise friends as we make our way to the airport for our flights home.

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British Isles, Norway, Ireland & More Singles Cruise

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