Greenland is a vast Arctic land of ice and snow, a powerful place of adventure. Visit the astonishing icebergs and moving glaciers, search for other unique arctic wildlife, sail the world's biggest icefjord and enjoy the stunning scenery. Visit historic Viking settlements and villages of gaily painted timber cottages, to learn about local life and culture. Or seek the Northern Lights, try dog sledding, or marvel at the panoramic views of the inland ice cap, which covers 80% of this massive island.
North of mainland Norway, surrounded by the Arctic Ocean as well as the Barents, Norwegian and Greenland Seas, is Svalbard Archipelago. The largest and only permanently populated island is Spitsbergen, whose capital is Longyearbyen. While cruising in the Summertime, there is a good chance to see wildlife including whales, walrus, polar bears, reindeer, Arctic fox and many birds. Travel across the barren tundra to see spectacular fjords, isolated islands and icy mountains. In winter, enjoy the vast ice fields - try snowmobiling, dog sledding or search for the Northern Lights.
The Faroe Islands are a beautiful archipelago of 18 islands, forming part of the Kingdom of Denmark. Located between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, the islands are a place of incredible natural beauty, with fresh air, quiet country lanes and villages of turf thatched houses and dry stone walls, set in a magnificent background of deep blue ocean, green mountains and valleys. The islands also offer an extraordinary diversity of bird life, with over 300 species identified.
Norway is famous for its wonderful and majestic fjords, steep sided green forested mountains, crystal clear lakes and stunning waterfalls. View the astonishing landscapes along Sognefjord, Norway’s longest fjord and visit the picturesque fjord village of Flam. From Balestrand you can take a ferry across to Fjaerlandjord to see Jostedal Glacier, Europe’s largest glacier on the mainland.
With a rich cultural heritage and an abundance of unspoiled nature, Sweden is a land of contrasts. Explore beautiful historic cities such as Malmo, Gothenburg and Stockholm, cruise the famous Göta Canal from Stockholm to Gothenburg, visit sparkling lakes, fish or go berry picking under the Midnight Sun.
With a proud heritage of independence and a strong sense of tradition and culture, Finland offers extraordinary experiences. Visit Helsinki, a vibrant city of design and the bridge between East and West, the ancient capital of Porvoo and charming Turku. Try a famous Finnish sauna, see wild brown bear and other Arctic wildlife in their natural habitat, explore the wonderful remote forests and lakes in summer, enjoy the long days of the Midnight Sun and much more.
Denmark is a country of islands with a proud maritime history. Spend some time in Denmark’s capital city exploring its many attractions, visit Arhus and Odense the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, or re-capture your childhood with a trip to Legoland. And of course take time to savour fine Danish food - New Nordic Cuisine dominates the world of gastronomy.