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Explore Iceland's Coast | Visit the Akureyri's Art Alley| Discover the Heimey Island, the Pompei of the North | Visit Godafoss Waterfalls | Explore Local Fishing Towns | See a Striking Geothermal Field |One UNESCO World Heritage Site

Map of Iceland Europe cruise sail coast

A SMALL SHIP CRUISE

Start your journey with a full day excursion in Iceland's capital city Reykjavik, then embark the elegant M/Y Callisto to continue exploring the country's natural wonders. With your fellow travelers, you will discover a fascinating country with amazing rugged landscapes full of old legacies of Vikings and the Norse. Discover Heimaey Island, the Pompeii of the North, Lake Myvatn, the Namarskard a striking geothermal field, and the Godafoss Waterfall. Journey through the quaint fishing village of Husavik, and visit Siglufjordur a fishing town close to the Arctic Circle.



Accommodations & Deck Plan for M/Y Callisto


Callisto sailing in Iceland
Reykjavik
Day 1

Early morning arrival in Reykjavik. Meet outside the airport for a full-day tour before embarking on your cruise.  

We’ll start the day with breakfast at a local hotel. Our tour includes three of the country’s most famous landmarks: Þingvellir, Gullfoss, and Geysir, together known as the Golden Circle. Your full-day journey begins with a drive over the moorlands of Mosfellsheiði, an ancient undulating lava field. We’ll reach Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Iceland’s chief attractions. We’ll leave Þingvellir and continue on to the Gullfoss. The “Golden Waterfall” is the most famous of the country’s numerous waterfalls. The last of the “big three” is Geysir geothermal area, from which the word “geyser” originates. When we return to Reykjavík, we’ll make a scenic drive through the city. Later in the evening, we'll transfer to the ship to begin your 7-night Icelandic cruise. 

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Heimaey Island
Day 2

We reach Heimaey Island in the morning and discover a community which almost disappeared during a 1973 eruption that buried 400 homes and created a mountain. Heimaey is also known as the “Pompeii of the north.” Our excursions will take us to 2 volcanoes and the Eldheimar Geological Museum, where we’ll learn about the conditions that led to that 1973 event. We leave Heimaey in the afternoon and cruise west to Akranes. Overnight at sea.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Akranes
Day 3

In the morning, we reach Akranes for our optional full-day excursion to Deildartunguhver, Europe’s most powerful thermal spring, and to the Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls area. We will stop in Reykholt, once an intellectual center and, for many years, home to one of the most important schools in the country. Medieval poet and politician Snorri Sturluson lived and died here. Remains of his farm, and a bathroom with a hot pot and a tunnel between the bath and the house, can still be visited. In the afternoon, we rejoin the ship and sail to the Westfjords. Overnight at sea.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Bildudalur
Day 4

We sail past the Latrabjarg cliffs, which rise 450 meters over the sea, and reach Bildudalur, the "good-weather-capital of the Westfjords.” Our excursion will feature a walk around Bildudalur, taking us to the Dynjandi waterfall and the Sea Monsters Museum. In the afternoon, we cruise around the Westfjords to Isafjordur. Evening arrival in Isafjordur. Overnight in port.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Isafjordur
Day 5

Isafjordur is the largest fishing port in Wesfjords, with a trading post dating back to the 16th century. Our afternoon excursion will take us to Bolungarvik and then to Osvor town, where we will visit a restored fisherman's hut. We will tour the Maritime Museum and walk around the town, known for its rich cultural heritage and merchant's homes dating from the 18th century. In the afternoon, we sail to Siglufjordur. Overnight at sea. 

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Siglufjordur / Husavik
Day 6

This morning, we reach Siglufjordur, Iceland's northernmost city and perhaps its most picturesque port. Once known as the capital of herring fishing, Siglufjordur lies close to the Arctic Circle. A walking tour through the city will take you to the port, the herring museum, and the Folk Music Center housed in Madame House, the oldest house in the city. Late in the afternoon, we sail through the Skjafandi Bay to Husavik port, Europe's whale-watching capital. We will have time to stroll around this charming fishing village and visit the wooden church, the best preserved in Iceland. Overnight in port.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Husavik / Akureyri
Day 7

This morning, our full-day optional excursion will take you from Husavik to Akureyri. We will visit Lake Myvatn, Namarksard and Dimmuborgir, all fine examples of the volcanic world, with lava fields, boiling and steaming mud pools, steam vents and craters. After lunch, we continue on the Ring Road to Godafoss: the Falls of the Gods. We’ll hear the Kristni saga recounting the arrival of Christianity and the end of paganism. We rejoin the M/Y Callisto in Akureyri, the capital of northern Iceland. We’ll spend some time walking around this colorful city, visiting, in particular, the art alley. Overnight in port.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Akureyri
Day 8

Disembark the M/Y Callisto for your trip to the airport and your return flight.

Meals | Breakfast

Sailing direction and activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only. Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure.

  • One full day, pre-cruise tour of Reykjavik

  • Eight days, seven nights aboard the M/Y Callisto

  • Luxurious and intimate mega yacht experience with only 17 cabins

  • Experienced program manager while aboard the M/Y Callisto

  • Expert local guide while on land excursions 

  • Meals include 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners

  • Evening entertainment and lectures while aboard the M/Y Callisto

  • All entrance fees to scheduled activities and events

  • All in-country ground transportation and airport transfers*

  • Travel health and emergency medical evacuation insurance**

  • 24-hour emergency customer service hotline

  • Flight concierge service (flight cost additional)

*Round trip transfers available for group flights only to ensure timely boarding on ship.

**Trip-cancellation coverage available for an additional fee through Allianz.

Not included: airfare, baggage fees, gratuities, and port taxes.

Cruise Iceland
DateDouble Occupancy
(per person)
Cuban Visa
 A - $5,995   
Jun 10 – Jun 17, 2017B - $5,195   
 C - $4,795   
 P - $6,295   
 A - $5,995   
Jun 24 – Jul 1, 2017B - $5,195   
 C - $4,795   
 P - $6,295   
 A - $5,995   
Jul 8 – Jul 15, 2017B - $5,195   
 C - $4,795   
 P - $6,295   
 A - $5,995   
Jul 22 – Jul 29, 2017B - $5,195   
 C - $4,795   
 P - $6,295   
 A - $5,995   
Aug 5 – Aug 12, 2017B - $5,195   
 C - $4,795   
 P - $6,295   
 A - $5,995   
Aug 19 – Aug 26, 2017B - $5,195   
 C - $4,795   
 P - $6,295   
 A - $5,995   
Sep 2 – Sep 9, 2017B - $5,195   
 C - $4,795   
 P - $6,295   

Single Supplement Pricing:

CategoryJUN-SEP 2017
A$3200
B$1800
C$1600
P$3500

Port Tax: Add $295.

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