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The Northern Europe

Discover one of the oldest kingdoms in the world. The Jutland peninsula, thrusting between the North Sea and the Baltic, forms the mainland and is surrounded by hundreds of islands of all sizes. Blending the dynamism of a capital city and the quality of life of a small town, Copenhagen offers you its picturesque neighbourhoods and its colourful quaysides. An astute blend of softness, elegance and vitality. Embark for an exceptional cruise on Le SOLEAL across the North Sea to Reykjavik..

Reykjavik, the "Bay of Smoke": nestled in a bay that protects its dreamlike beauty from the wind, Reykjavik’s rhythm is determined by the infinite movements of the ocean. The capital of Iceland is also merely a stone’s throw away from the magnificent Icelandic outback, as evidenced by the large numbers of Arctic terns and wild geese and duck that are to be found in the town center! Established in around 874 by a Viking chief, the world’s northernmost capital is simultaneously fierce and fascinating.

The Northern Europe itinerary:

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Day 1: Copenhagen (Denmark)
Copenhagen is the capital and most populated city of Denmark, and second largest in Scandinavia. Embarkation from 4.30 pm to 17.30 pm
Day 2: Lillesand (Norway)
Lillesand is a town and municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. It is part of the traditional district of Sørlandet. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Day 3: Stavanger (Norway)
With about 120,000 people, Stavanger is Norway's fourth-largest city and a fascinating mix of old and new. Its history stretches back deep into the Middle Ages. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Day 4: Vik and Flam (Norway)
Vik is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located on the southern shore of the Sognefjorden in the traditional district of Sogn. Flåm is a village in Flåmsdalen, at the inner end of the Aurlandsfjorden—a branch of Sognefjorden.
Day 5: Bergen (Norway)
Bergen is known for Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf, the Fish Market, and surrounding mountains and fjords, such as the Hardangerfjord and Sognefjord Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Day 6: Kirkwall (Scotland)
The town of Kirkwall was founded around 1035 by Earl Rognvald Brusason and quickly became the administrative centre of Orkney. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Day 7: Stornoway (Scotland)
Stornoway is a town on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The town's population is around 9,000, making it the largest town in the Western Isles and the third largest town in the Scottish Highlands after Inverness and Fort William. The civil parish of Stornoway, including various nearby villages, has a population of approximately 12,000. Stornoway is an important port and the major town and administrative centre of the Outer Hebrides. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Day 8: Portree (Isle of Skye - Scotland)
Portree is the largest town on Skye in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Day 9: Iona and Tobermory (Hebrides - Scotland)
Iona is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of Scotland. It was a centre of Irish monasticism for four centuries and is today renowned for its tranquility and natural beauty. It is a popular tourist destination and a place for retreats. Tobermory is the capital of, and the only burgh on, the Isle of Mull in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. It is located in the northeastern part of the island. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Day 10: At sea
Day 11: Heimaey (Iceland)
Heimaey, literally Home Island, is an Icelandic island. At 13.4 square kilometres, it is the largest island in the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago, and the largest and most populated island off the Icelandic coast. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Days 12 & 13: Reykjavik (Iceland)
The world’s most northerly capital combines colourful buildings, quirky people, a wild nightlife and a capricious soul to devastating effect. Most visitors fall helplessly in love, returning home already saving to come back. Day 13 - Disembarkation. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge

The Northern Europe reverse itinerary:

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The world’s most northerly capital combines colourful buildings, quirky people, a wild nightlife and a capricious soul to devastating effect. Most visitors fall helplessly in love, returning home already saving to come back. Day 13 - Disembarkation. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Heimaey, literally Home Island, is an Icelandic island. At 13.4 square kilometres, it is the largest island in the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago, and the largest and most populated island off the Icelandic coast. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Iona is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of Scotland. It was a centre of Irish monasticism for four centuries and is today renowned for its tranquility and natural beauty. It is a popular tourist destination and a place for retreats. Tobermory is the capital of, and the only burgh on, the Isle of Mull in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. It is located in the northeastern part of the island. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Portree is the largest town on Skye in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Stornoway is a town on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The town's population is around 9,000, making it the largest town in the Western Isles and the third largest town in the Scottish Highlands after Inverness and Fort William. The civil parish of Stornoway, including various nearby villages, has a population of approximately 12,000. Stornoway is an important port and the major town and administrative centre of the Outer Hebrides. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
The town of Kirkwall was founded around 1035 by Earl Rognvald Brusason and quickly became the administrative centre of Orkney. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Bergen is known for Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf, the Fish Market, and surrounding mountains and fjords, such as the Hardangerfjord and Sognefjord Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Vik is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located on the southern shore of the Sognefjorden in the traditional district of Sogn. Flåm is a village in Flåmsdalen, at the inner end of the Aurlandsfjorden—a branch of Sognefjorden.
With about 120,000 people, Stavanger is Norway's fourth-largest city and a fascinating mix of old and new. Its history stretches back deep into the Middle Ages. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Lillesand is a town and municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. It is part of the traditional district of Sørlandet. Note: Excursions available at an extra charge
Copenhagen is the capital and most populated city of Denmark, and second largest in Scandinavia. Embarkation from 4.30 pm to 17.30 pm
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Map for The Northern Europe
Le Soleal, the ship servicing The Northern Europe

Le Soleal

Luxury Small Ship
A sleek silhouette, a welcoming intimate atmosphere, and the same philosophy that has made L'Austral and Le Boreal such a success.

This magnificent yacht of only 132 staterooms and suites, all with balconies, has contemporary decor inspired by the luxury yachting world, with fluid lines and a modern colour scheme combining natural wood with shades of grey and white. White Corian counters in the lobby contrast with the warmth of leather to recall a boat's hull, while the central scuplture of enamelled pieces takes its inspiration from the sea.  In the lounge bar, the carpet picks up a tennis stripe theme symbolising a certain idea of cruising, one synonomous with French elegance and a chic seaside spirit.

Wheelchairs
3 specially adapted wheelchair cabins (Deck 3 = Superior cabin no. 307, no balcony, Deck 4 = Prestige Cabin no. 407 - with balcony and Deck 5 = Prestige Cabin no 509, with balcony) and lifts to all decks/areas.

Details
Length: 142 metres

Passenger Capacity: 264, Built: 2013

Cabin layout for Le Soleal
• Trilogy Norway - Scotland - Iceland

• Visit the most beautiful sites: Fjords of Norway and the Orkney Islands

• Reykajvik in overnight for a possible visit to the Blue Lagoon
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