About the tour: Iceland’s Land of Ice and Fire

Enjoy an Icelandic adventure and cruise around this magnificent island! From the Faroes to the Fjords, this 13-day cruise will take you to the very best of Iceland. The capital of Reykjavik offers a cultural extravaganza, and the option to embark on the 'Golden Circle' with it's geysers, lava fields and crashing waterfalls, or opt for a more relaxing experience at the world-famous Blue Lagoon. Head to the capital of the North, Akureyri, with its colourful houses and well-kept gardens, you can even enjoy the natural wonders of the Myvatn Nature Baths and Vigur Island, famous for it's bird population, including the iconic puffin. This exceptional cruise really offers the best of this popular bucket list destination.

Tour Includes


  • 12 nights cruising with full board
  • Coach travel from selected joining points
  • Delicious full-board cuisine
  • Afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Self-service tea and coffee (6am to 10pm)
  • Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
  • Daytime activities and leisure facilities
  • 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 17:30.

    Regional departure by coach then to Bristol to join your cruise ship.

    If you would rather drive to the port yourself, you can take advantage of our free parking offer at Bristol.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    Enjoy the impressive facilities onboard your ship.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    A day at leisure as we sail on towards Iceland.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Arrive 08:30. Depart 16:00.

    Kollafjørdur is a small fishing port on the Faroe islands of Streymoy.

    Initially there were just a few dwellings adjoining the village church, which dating from 1837 is a typical black-tarred wooden building with white painted windows and a turf roof.

    Today, although it is home to less than a thousand people, the village stretches over four miles along the northern shore of the Kollafjørdur Fjord.

    From the port of Kollafjørdur optional excursions visit the island communities that live on this isolated archipelago where the landscape is both wild and dramatic.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Kollafjordur
    Kollafjordur

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    • Kollafjordur

    Arrive 12:00. Depart 18:00.

    At the innermost point of the Seydisfjordur fjord, Seydisfjordur is a picturesque town surrounded by snow-capped mountains and waterfalls.

    A welcoming town, booming with creativity and rich in history, the multicoloured wooden houses are a charming sight.

    This friendly town has an international community of artists, musicians and craftspeople, and provides one of the most historically and architecturally magnificent places in East Iceland.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Seydisfjordur
    Seydisfjordur

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    • Seydisfjordur

    Arrive 09:00. Depart 19:00.

    Akureyri lies at the head of the 60-kilometre long Eyjafjördur, which is the longest fjord in Iceland. The capital of the north, which was founded as a trading post, is today an attractive town with colourful houses and well-kept gardens. It is also home to both the northernmost botanical garden and northernmost golf course in the world.

    Optional excursions highlight Iceland’s extraordinary landscapes including surreal rock formations, the lunar-like pseudo-craters at Skutastadir and the stunning, crescent-shaped Godafoss Waterfall. Laufas Folk Museum, or Myvatn Nature Baths, Iceland’s newest spa, are relaxing alternatives.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Akureyri
    Akureyri

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    • Akureyri

    Arrive 08:00. Depart 18:00.

    Situated just below the Arctic Circle, Isafjördur is the largest town in the Westfjords region of Iceland. It sits on a gravel spit that stands out into the Skutulsfjördur flanked on three sides by towering mountains.

    There are only three roads leading out of the town and all are through tunnels. The Maritime Museum traces the life and history of the settlement where fishing has been, and remains, the area’s main source of income.

    The Westfjords region is a nature lover’s paradise and a popular excursion visits the magical island of Vigur, which is home to a large eider duck colony and vast bird population.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Isafjordur
    Isafjordur

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    • Isafjordur

    Arrive 08:00.

    Part old Norse, part modern city, the Icelandic capital has a quirky character of its own. Although Reykjavik is one of the world’s smallest capital cities, it is home to almost half of Iceland’s population.

    Mosaics, murals and sculptures are found throughout the oldest part of the town where brightly coloured houses with tin roofs are watched over by the towering Hallgrimskirkja Church.

    The classic ‘Golden Circle’ featuring vast lava fields, bubbling mud pools, crashing waterfalls and spouting geysers, is a popular optional excursion along with the chance to bathe in the famous geothermal Blue Lagoon.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Reykjavik
    Reykjavik

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    • Reykjavik

    Depart 14:00.

    Today, we enjoy another day in the Icelandic capital, with free time to discover the charm of this small city.

    Why not discover the highlights of Reykjavik such as Hallgrímskirkja Church, the city's main landmark, the Sólfarið Sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason, one of the most famous pieces of art in Iceland or maybe even visit the National Museum of Iceland, perfect for anyone interested in Icelandic history, culture and heritage.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Reykjavik
    Reykjavik

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    • Reykjavik

    Enjoy a day at leisure as we begin our journey back towards the UK.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Another day at sea to enjoy the facilities on board your ship.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Arrive 07:30. Depart 12:30.

    Lying at the mouth of the River Lee, Cobh has one of the best natural harbours in the world. Known as Queenstown until 1922, it was the departure point for thousands of Irish emigrants to America and the last port of call of the Titanic.

    The ‘Queenstown Story’ is a wonderful exhibition telling of this rich maritime history. From Cobh’s waterfront, streets lined with brightly coloured houses climb the steep slope of a hill, which is crowned with the imposing St Coleman’s Cathedral.

    A charming little town, Cobh is a gateway to the city of Cork and excursions to Ireland’s legendary Blarney Castle.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Cobh, Co. Cork
    Cobh, Co Cork

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    • Cobh, Co. Cork

    Arrive 04:00.

    Arrive in Bristol and join your coach for the transfer back to your original joining point.
    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Please note: In the event of adverse weather/sea conditions preventing the ship from calling at one of the scheduled ports, alternative arrangements will be made, where possible.

    Extras: optional shore excursions

    Please note, a gratuities charge of approximately £7 per person, per day will be added to your on-board account

    CRUISE AND MARITIME IS AN ADULT ONLY CRUISE LINE - PASSENGERS MUST BE 16 YEARS OR OVER AT DATE OF TRAVEL 

    Please note that due to limited docking facilities, it may be necessary in some ports to land by launch or tender.

    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.

    Your Cruise Ship – Magellan

    Magellan boasts a spacious interior with wide corridors and expansive wooden deck areas providing comfortable surroundings for guests. However, the ship still provides an intimate atmosphere, with a huge range of leisure facilities, including bars and lounges, as well as multiple dining options. Combining comfortable surroundings and a friendly service with stylish entertainment and delicious cuisine, Magellan is the perfect choice for those looking for a greater range of on board facilities. However, the ship still retains a feel of intimacy and personal attention when compared with the ‘mega’ resort-style ships built today – no climbing walls or ice-skating rinks!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 sitting dining, or the more informal Raffles Bistro. There are comfortable lounge areas throughout, including the two-tier theatre-style Magellan Show Lounge, and a wide range of other amenities. Out on deck, there are two swimming pools, three whirlpools and large deck areas.

    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. There are fifteen categories of cabins and suites, primarily graded according deck position and even in the most economical cabins, the standard features are impressive.

    Ocean View Cabin describes a cabin which has natural light from a window; Inner Cabin describes a cabin which has artificial light only.

    Find your nearest pickup point

    You can join your coach at your nearest joining point – we’ve hundreds to choose from throughout England, Scotland and Wales. To find your nearest pick up, search using your postcode below.

      *Please note pickups are subject to availability.

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