Wild Scotland & the Hebrideans

11 Days
Bergen to Dublin
From (CAD)
$ 13,445
Dates & Pricing

2021 Bergen > Dublin

Find Magic on the Atlantic’s Edge

A beautifully wild and rugged network of islands and coastlines will unfold before you on this magical voyage through the Scottish Isles.
Making your way from Bergen, Norway, you’ll encounter pristine beaches, picturesque harbours and fascinating birdlife as you traverse Scotland’s remote North Isles, Inner and Outer Hebrides – a network of hundreds of craggy islands offering spectacular landscapes. Once through the tranquillity of the archipelago, this diverse adventure will take a livelier turn, as you finish with visits to the Northern Irish and Irish capitals of Belfast and Dublin.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
601N
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Bergen
Return City:
Dublin

Selected Itinerary

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Bergen, Norway

    Welcome on board Scenic Eclipse. Meet the captain, crew and your Discovery Team before setting sail towards the Scottish Isles.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Lerwick, Scotland

    A picturesque harbour town surrounded by spectacular nature and wildlife, you’ll learn about ancient Norse roots with its historic Viking sites, longship replicas and longhouses.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    View the limestone community of Fladdabister and the world’s best preserved 200-year-old Iron Age broch or explore Scalloway, the largest settlement on the North Atlantic coast, and learn the history of the castle.

    Discovery

    Hike around the cliffs of Sumburgh head or join a guided biking adventure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Kirkwall

    Kirkwall is the Orkney Islands’ beating heart, where Viking roots continue to run through its ancient winding streets.

    Freechoice

    Discover the treasures of Orkney, including the The Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae, or visit Sheila Fleet for demonstration. Alternatively, taste the local Orkney beer, or head to the distillery for a whiskey tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Stornoway

    Stornoway is a sheltered harbour where you’ll find medieval castles, Gaelic culture and rugged coastlines that give way to dramatic island landscapes and majestic white-sand beaches.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Choose to learn the heritage of this quaint town and visit the Callanish Stones, or head to the green for a round of golf. 

    Discovery

    If you’re feeling active, go for a hike with a naturalist.   

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Portree

    The Isle of Skye is a true gem of Scotland’s Islands, and Portree is Skye’s main town and cultural hub;
    a pretty harbour famous for its brightly painted waterfront houses.

    Freechoice

    Explore the coloured houses on a walking tour, or or journey further on a coach tour of the island. Alternatively, visit the  Dunvegan Castle and gardens, located on a glistening inlet.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Tobermory

    The picture-postcard harbours of Scotland will entice you on a visit to Tobermory on the Isle
    of Mull.

    Freechoice

    Join a photography tour and learn how to capture the beauty of one of the prettiest ports,  or visit the ancient home of Clan Maclean at Duart Castle. Alternatively, taste the local delicacies on a foodie tour, or explore the town of Tobermory on a guided walking tour. Discovery: Listen to the birds sing while walking through lightly dappled woods on a guided hike.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Fort William

    On the shores of Loch Linnhe and in the shadow of Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain, Fort William is a majestic setting. With a full day, explore some of Scottish Highland’s finest scenery.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Nestled between the mountains and the sea, play a round of golf at the base of Ben Nevis, or join a tour of the highlands.

    Discovery

    Explore this region on a guided hiking or biking tour.

    Enrich

    Experience a Scottish Ceilidh and be immersed in the Scottish dance traditions, learning from local Highland dancers.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Iona

    This small island has played a big role in Christianity throughout the ages and you’ll be quickly won over by the slower pace of life on this enchanting isle, as you stroll Iona’s beautiful sandy beaches looking out for its varied wildlife.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Visit Iona Abbey and Nunnery, one of the oldest and most sacred religious places in all of western Europe.

    Discovery

    Join a naturalist for a guided nature walk, or discover Staffa Island on a boat tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Isle of Man

    Douglas, the capital of the Isle of Man, welcomes you to one of the most beautiful areas of Britain.

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a unique experience on board a luxury trike, or ride a steam train to Castletown along the longest narrow gauge steam line in Britain. Alternatively, delve into the history of the region at the House of Manannan and Peel Castle or at Cregneash Village, one of the last strongholds of the Manx language.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Belfast, Northern Ireland

    With its rich cultural heritage, you’ll have the day to explore Belfast’s world-class museums  and flourishing arts scene. Not to mention the city’s famous maritime history found in the Titanic Quarter, now one of the world’s largest urban-waterfront regeneration projects.

    Freechoice

    Delve into the history of Belfast, or explore the mystery of Giant’s Causeway. Alternatively, visit the Titanic Museum and HMS Caroline, or taste some of the local delicacies

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Dublin, Ireland

    Your cruise ends this morning in the Irish capital of Dublin. Say farewell to the crew and disembark Scenic Eclipse for your journey home. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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