Viking Realm Exploration

1 September - 1 October 2018

Duration

30 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

24 Ports

1 September

Setting sail from Copenhagen

With a history that dates back to 1043, this small city is full of historic landmarks, significant buildings and interesting sights and museums. It is of course also a history that sits alongside the height of modern Danish design. It is great to explore on foot, by bicycle or by water. Be sure to visit Amalienborg Palace and to walk down the famed shopping street (Strøget). The pretty harbour of Nyhavn is a great location to stop for coffee or lunch and watch the world go by. And of course highlights include the Tivoli Gardens, and the (surprisingly) tiny statue of The Little Mermaid.

Our tip

Copenhagen boasts some of the world’s best restaurants, so plan your visit and book ahead to get a real taste of Denmark. Really – they book up fast!

2 September

At sea

3 September

Norway: Flåm

4 September

Norway: Ålesund

5 September

At sea

6 September

Norway: Lofoten Islands

7 September

Norway: Tromsø

8 September

Norway: Honningsvåg

9-10 September

At sea

11 September

Norway: Olden

12 September

Norway: Bergen

13 September

Norway: Stavanger

14 September

At sea

15 September

United Kingdom: Dover

16-17 September

United Kingdom: Portland, Falmouth

18 September

United Kingdom: Fishguard

19 September

United Kingdom: Liverpool

20 September

Ireland: Dublin

21 September

United Kingdom: Belfast

22-23 September

United Kingdom: Campbeltown

Ireland: Killybegs

24 September

At sea

25 September

United Kingdom: Stromness

26 September

United Kingdom: Peterhead

27-28 September

United Kingdom: Edinburgh

29 September

United Kingdom: Newcastle-upon-Tyne

30 September

United Kingdom: Great Yarmouth

1 October

Arriving in Dover

White Cliffs Country is a fascinating region, one packed with history and natural beauty. We think there is no sight like that of the stunning cliffs rising from the sea, topped by the fortifications of Dover Castle, and surrounded by lush green countryside. But the nearby area is also packed with charm, and not so further afield are captivating pretty villages, fascinating towns such as Sandwich (one of the original Cinque ports), and of course Kent's glory, Canterbury with its magnificent cathedral. A final thought must go to the many castles including Deal, Walmer and the magnificently photogenic Leeds Castle.

Don't miss

Perhaps our favourite restaurant in the South is The Sportsman at Seasalter, an extraordinary isolated pub on the bleak estuary coast. A Michelin Star, fantastic food and astonishing value.

The Ship

Your home from home

Seabourn Encore - Pool deck
Seabourn Encore - The Colonnade
Seabourn Encore - Penthouse Suite

Once again Seabourn leaps ahead, expanding the most modern luxury fleet with the innovative Seabourn Encore and Ovation.

What we love

When Seabourn introduced the three sisters, they changed the face of luxury cruising. Seabourn Encore (and her sister Seabourn Ovation, due to be completed in 2018), with 604 guests on board, will take things a step further, with lots of new thinking and special additions, continuing Seabourn's magical ability to surprise and delight.

Capacity 604 Guests

Style

The contemporary décor appeals to a sophisticated and cosmopolitan crowd. With lots of outside space, you can enjoy an al fresco experience if you choose.

Inclusions
  • All meals in all restaurants including room service
  • Open bar policy throughout the ship
  • Onboard entertainment and lecture programme
  • Extensive spa and fitness facilities
  • Programme of daytime activities
  • Gratuities
Year launched 2016 (Seabourn Encore) / 2018 (Seabourn Ovation)
Tonnage 40,350 grt
More about Seabourn Ovation

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
71 Nyhavn hotel, Copenhagen

Two nights in Copenhagen

Excellent super modern hotels abound, but our favourite for comfort and value is 71 Nyhavn, overlooking the harbour front.

Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark

Around Copenhagen

Travel out of the city to North Zealand to see the renaissance Frederiksborg Castle, and Hamlet’s Kronborg Castle at Elsinore.

Walletts Court, Kent

Extend your stay in Kent

We love historic Walletts Court, just ten minutes outside Dover but feels like another world – cosy, welcoming, and great food too.

Seals on the beach in Kent

Our recommended private tour

An extraordinary trip up the coast by RIB to the mouth of the Stour River and the orange seals basking on the mudflats.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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