About the tour: Cruising the Faroes and Northern Isles

Taking you north to the remote and beautiful Faroe Islands and delightful Scottish Islands, this cruise promises to be the perfect get away from it all. You’ll be amazed by the wealth of breathtaking scenery, bountiful wildlife and dramatic nature. Sail from Newcastle and begin your journey in Dundee, the 4th largest city in Scotland, before heading to the beautiful Orkney Islands and the Royal Burgh of Kirkwall. Heading to the beautiful Shetland Islands, you will enjoy time in Lerwick before heading to the Faroes and the pleasant city of Tórshavn. So, why not embark on a real Scottish adventure and join us for this incredible cruise onboard the CMV Magellan.

Tour Includes


  • 6 nights cruising on board CMV Magellan with full board
  • FREE regional joining points
  • Delicious full board cuisine
  • Afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Captain’s Cocktail Party
  • Self-service tea and coffee (6am to 10pm)
  • Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
  • Daytime activities and leisure facilities
  • Guest speaker and arts & crafts
  • Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
  • All port taxes

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Depart 20:00

    Regional departure by coach and travel to Newcastle to join your cruise ship.

    If you would rather drive to the port yourself, you can take advantage of our free parking offer at Newcastle. We set sail at 8pm.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    Arrive 08.30. Depart.22:00

    Dundee is the 4th largest city in Scotland. It is situated beside Scotland's longest river, the River Tay, and is home to RRS Discovery – the ship built in 1901 for Captain Scott who travelled to the Antarctic. Explore the city's cobbled lanes and hidden courtyards.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Dundee
    Dundee

    Included Highlights

    • Dundee

    Arrive 12:00. Depart 22:00

    The capital of the amazing Orkney archipelago, the Royal Burgh of Kirkwall sits almost exactly in the centre of Mainland, dividing the island into East and West. The magnificent St. Magnus Cathedral, a legacy of the town’s rich Viking heritage, dominates Kirkwall’s skyline.

    In its shadow, the town is a cluster of grey stone buildings lining narrow, flagstone streets. Excursions explore these beautiful islands whose history can be traced back some 6,000 years through Neolithic standing stones and the magnificent archaeological site of Skara Brae. Modern day Orkney is a hive of creative activity and its craft workshops are perfect for a special souvenir.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Kirkwall
    Kirkwall

    Included Highlights

    • Kirkwall

    Arrive 07:00. Depart 17:00

    Originally settled by the Norsemen in the 9th century, Lerwick was founded as an unofficial marketplace to service 17th century Dutch herring fleets. The core of the town is a maze of narrow, flagstone streets set behind 18th century sandstone buildings overlooking the busy harbour.

    Hay’s Dock, once the centre of Shetland’s fishing and boat building industries, is home to the marvellous Shetland Museum and Archives. On the southern tip of Mainland the extraordinary archaeological site of Jarlshof tells the story of some 4,000 years of human history on this remote archipelago with a wealth of wildlife.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Lerwick
    Lerwick

    Included Highlights

    • Lerwick

    Arrive 09:00. Depart 18:00

    Once the site of an annual Viking gathering, Tórshavn is today one of the smallest and most pleasant capital cities in the world. It sits on the southern tip of Streymoy, one of eighteen islands in the Faroese archipelago. Tinganes is the old part of the town where characteristic, red wooden buildings with turf-covered roofs cluster on a narrow peninsula.

    It juts into the natural harbour around which the modern town has been built. The Faroe Islands have a wild and dramatic landscape, which is a magnificent backdrop to optional excursions showing how islanders live on this remote and unspoiled archipelago.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Tórshavn
    Torshavn

    Included Highlights

    • Tórshavn

    Enjoy a day at sea making the most of your onboard facilities.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    CMV Magellan
    CMV Magellan

    Included Highlights

    • CMV Magellan

    Arrive 06:00.

    Arrive in Newcastle and join your coach for the transfer back to your original joining point.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    CMV Magellan joined the CMV fleet in 2015 to much acclaim. Able to carry 1,250 guests, CMV Magellan offers a more traditional and leisurely ‘country house’ style of cruising and maritime experience. Enjoy traditional wood type decking and expansive deck areas on a smaller ship able to access more ports of call than the larger resort ships, enabling some really innovative itineraries.

    Onboard Facilities
    Discover a wide range of comfortable lounges and stylish leisure facilities to enrich your time on board. The wide range of public facilities include the impressive Waldorf and Kensington Restaurants offering two dining sittings, or the more informal Raffles Bistro. There are comfortable lounge areas throughout, including the two-tier theatre-style CMV Magellan Show Lounge and a wide range of other amenities. Out on deck, there are two swimming pools, three whirlpools and large deck areas.

    Cabins
    Your cabin is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day sightseeing ashore and your cabin steward will ensure that you enjoy a high degree of comfort and service, whichever grade of accommodation you decide best suits your holiday requirements. A high priority is placed on your comfort, with hanging and storage space and a designated steward service twice daily, including a nightly turndown service.  All cabins offer twin lower beds, bathroom with shower, T.V., telephone, hairdryer, music console, safe, air conditioning and complimentary pool towel.

    Cabin upgrades are available, please call for details.

    Magellan

    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower

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