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CRUISE & MARITIME VOYAGES Circumnavigate Iceland 12 nights from £1,249 including optional travel insurance or from £1,194 without insurance§ The Saga price includes... VIP door-to-door travel service · Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK · All port taxes, fees and charges · Tourist visas if required And on your cruise... Full board · Afternoon tea · Captain's welcome and farewell cocktail party · Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities · Porterage of luggage ­ see page 3 for details. Your journey begins with a stop in the world's largest port, Rotterdam, and continues to the remote and rugged landscapes of bonny Scotland and the historic Faroe Islands. Next, venture towards the magnificent fjords of Iceland where you'll sail past volcanic landscapes, breathtaking waterfalls, and colourful towns and villages. Godafoss waterfall Sailing from Tilbury June 27, 2020 and August 9, 2020 · 12 nights aboard Columbus Day 1. Tilbury, England. After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Tilbury, embark Columbus. Depart 1600. Day 2. Rotterdam, Netherlands. Arrive 0900. Depart 1800. Rotterdam is nicknamed 'Manhattan on the Meuse' due to its impressive skyscrapers and modern architecture such as cubic houses and the striking Erasmus Bridge. You'll also come across street sculptures and a variety of museums. Day 4. Lerwick , Shetland Isles on June 27, 2020 departure Arrive 0700. Depart 1700. The remote Shetland Islands sit around 200 miles from Aberdeen and, of nearly 100 islands, only 20 are inhabited. The capital, Lerwick, derives its name from the Old Norse for 'mud bay' and reflects the area's Viking heritage, as do the archaeological sites to be found here. Kirkwall , Orkney Islands on August 9, 2020 departure Arrive 0700. Depart 1600. Located on Mainland, the largest of the Orkney Islands, Kirkwall's most striking feature is 12th-century St Magnus' Cathedral. The islands are famed for their Neolithic and Iron Age archaeological sites, of which no fewer than four are listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO Day 5. Tórshavn, Faroe Islands. Arrive 0900. Depart 1600. Cruise to the remote Faroe Islands where you can discover an unruly landscape of contorted, grass-clad mountains, jagged cliffs and wild seascapes. Arrive in the quaint capital of Tórshavn, one of the smallest and most pleasant capital cities in the world. Venture into Tinganes, the old part of the town where characteristic, red wooden buildings with turf-covered roofs cluster on a narrow peninsula. Day 6. Seydisfjordur, Iceland. Arrive 1200. Depart 1800. Remote Seydisfjördur is regarded as one of Iceland's most picturesque towns and is Akureyrarkirkja home to a unique collection of wonderfully preserved wooden buildings. The valley Ísafjörður Akureyi above the town echoes to the sound of the Seydisfjörður 25 thundering waterfalls formed by the river Reykjavík Fjaroara as it cascades down to a lagoon at the head of the fjord. Day 7. Akureyri, Iceland. Arrive 0900. Depart 1900. Cruise Tórshavn Lerwick up the 60-kilometre long Eyjafjördur ­ the longest fjord in Iceland ­ to reach Akureyri which lies at its head. Founded as a trading post, the `Capital of the north' has Amsterdam grown into an attractive town decorated Tilbury with colourful houses and manicured gardens. You can also find both the world's northernmost botanical garden and golf course here. Day 8. Isafjordur , Iceland. Arrive 0800. Depart 1700. Situated just below the Arctic Circle, Isafjördur is a small town that's easy to explore on foot. It has a wonderful natural harbour, which makes this one of Iceland's primary fishing and trading centres. Despite its diminutive size, Isafjördur is the largest town in the Westfjords region of Iceland which is a nature lover's paradise ­ a popular excursion visits the magical island of Vigur, which is home to a large eider duck colony and vast bird population. Day 9. Reykjavik, Iceland. Arrive 0700. Depart 2000. Arrive in one of the world's smallest capital cities, Reykjavik which is home to half of Iceland's population. Be sure to explore the old town where you can admire brightly coloured houses and wander up to Hallgrimskirkja Church which towers above the tin roofs below. Form here you can join popular excursions exploring the vast lava fields, bubbling mud pools, crashing waterfalls SAVE up to £300 per person* when you book by January 31, 2020 DOUBLE/TWIN CABINS June 27, 2020 August 9, 2020 Interior from £1,649 £1,579 £1,349 £1,249 Oceanview from £2,049 £1,899 £1,799 £1,679 Superior from £2,249 £2,099 £2,099 £1,949 Balcony from £3,399 £3,099 £3,199 £2,899 Suite from £3,749 £3,499 £3,499 £3,199 SINGLE CABINS Please call our Cruise Consultants for availability and prices Circumnavigate Iceland. Departing June 27, 2020 (cruise code: CM250), 12 nights aboard Columbus. August 9, 2020 (cruise code: CM252), 12 nights aboard Columbus. All prices are per person and may only be available for a limited number of bookings. *Prices shown include any relevant savings as described. Exact saving depends on your chosen cruise and cabin grade. Fares are the lowest available for the category shown, were correct at the time of going to print and are subject to availability and change. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £55 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 34 for details. Please call for details for other cabin grades available, cabin guides and deck plans. Please note: Land by launch or tender. All excursions mentioned are optional, at an additional cost and are subject to availability and change. Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently. Travel information: Domestic flights are available as part of Saga's VIP door-to-door travel service ­ see page 35 for details. Days not detailed are at sea. To book see page 35 and call FREE on 0800 302 9014 or visit saga.co.uk/cruise-partners Please quote TPC67 29