In summer, Norway’s overabundance is marvelous to see. It is a wonderful time to be there, and being there on a Seabourn cruise is elegant, easy and every bit as much fun.

Seabourn's Northern Europeports map

Follow the sun northward to lands of fairy tale castles and majestic fjords, gilded palaces and picturesque coastal villages, iconic museums and untouched islands teeming with seabirds. Northern Europe exudes a special magic during summer, and Seabourn introduces you to the region’s many charms on a series of ultra-luxury sailings with an expedition-style flair — including optional kayak, Zodiac, and hiking excursions guided by a veteran expedition team.

Celebrate the rich history, culture, and architectural treasures of Scandinavia. Delight in the medieval cathedrals and stately formal gardens of the British Isles, and marvel at the abundant wildlife and sheer natural beauty of Iceland and Greenland. Each Northern Europe voyage offers a unique blend of exciting adventures and exclusive amenities, designed to enhance every moment:

·       Amazing itineraries with marquee ports*
·       Hidden gems around Scandinavia and the British Isles
·       Optional Ventures by Seabourn™ excursions led by a skilled expedition staff
·       Extended Seabourn Journeys overland experiences
·       Complimentary special events and activities, including our popular Caviar on the Ice deck party

* Cruising of the Northern Europe, Iceland and Greenland is subject to pilotage, traffic and weather conditions and at the Captains discretion. Actual routes, durations and timings may vary accordingly.

Seabourn’s Northern Europe

Northern Europe

Scandinavia’s majestic fjords, snow-capped mountains and colorful, friendly coastal towns are even more unforgettable when you experience them on intimate kayak, zodiac and trekking excursions guided by Seabourn’s veteran expedition team.

Iceland & Greenland

Experience the spectacular unspoiled realms of Iceland, Greenland and more — with expert lecturers and a veteran expedition team guiding kayak, zodiac and trekking adventures right from your ship.

Norwegian Fjords

Seabourn Current

A Travel Blog from Seabourn
Read the latest Northern Europe articles on Seabourn’s digital magazine, Current — the newest way to find out about some of the most unique Seabourn destinations.

"What To Do In Kristiansand"
Visit Current to learn about Kristiansand, Norway. A great walking city, it's small enough to cover in an afternoon, but big enough to offer food and culture on par with the world’s biggest cities.

More on Northern Europe from Current:
"Best Waterfalls in Iceland"
"Here's What to Do at Alnwick Castle"
"The Best Norwegian Fjords"

Icelandic Falls

Featured Ports

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

A wealth of historic, artistic and cultural marvels makes this city a magnet for visitors. Take a canal tour, visit the Rijksmuseum’s art treasures and the Anne Frank House.

Copenhagen, Denmark

Vibrant Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital, sits on the coastal islands of Zealand and Amager. Originally a Viking fishing village established in the 10th century, Copenhagen today is one the world’s most liveable cities.

Dover (London), England, UK

Crossing the English Channel from continental Europe to Great Britain, the first view of England is the milky-white strip of land called the White Cliffs of Dover. 

Alesund, Norway

Following a fire in 1904, Ålesund was rebuilt in the Art Nouveau style. Its towers and turrets, backed by the Sunnmøre Alps, make it one of the loveliest towns in Norway.

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, is the northern-most national capital in the world. Its name translates as ‘smoky bay’, referencing the geothermal nature of the surrounding area.

Scenic Cruising Trollfjord

Entering Trollfjord’s 100-meters-wide, cliff-walled entry is a thrill, and the view inside is simply breathtaking. Join your Ventures by Seabourn team and do it in a Zodiac! 

Northern Europe Travel Articles: Learn More About Northern Europe

Sailing Northern Europe with Seabourn gives guests the opportunity to take in the beautiful landscapes as well as castles, fjords and palaces.

In picturesque Iceland, guests can join a shore excursion to view the wildlife on remote Vigur Island and experience unique Icelandic delicacies. Norway offers inventive, seasonal food options along with exceptional art and architecture in Ålesund and the charming shops and restaurants in Kristiansand. Visit the best of Great Britain when you sail into Dover to visit the hotspots of London and head to Alnwick Castle which was featured in Downton Abbey.

If guests want to add adventure to their Northern Europe experience, they can join optional Ventures by Seabourn™ to kayak, hike and boat. To extend the trip, join a Seabourn Journey for a once-in-a lifetime tour of a UNESCO World Heritage sites throughout interior cities