Discover the lands of the Vikings and the Gaels on this 10-day itinerary combining the legendary treasures of Scotland and Iceland. Cruise for eight nights from Glasgow to Reykjavík aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Bellot, featuring only 92 Suites and Staterooms, each with a private balcony. Visit the breathtaking archipelago of the Faroe Islands and the 5,000-year-old ruins of the Standing Stones of Callanish on the Isle of Lewis. Explore UNESCO-designated St. Kilda and cruise along Iceland’s UNESCO-inscribed Surtsey, one of Earth’s youngest islands. Edinburgh and Glasgow Pre-Program and Reykjavík and the Golden Circle Post-Program Options.
- Discover the lands of the Vikings and Gaels on this exclusive 10-day itinerary combining the legendary treasures of Scotland and Iceland.
- Experience eight nights aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star LE BELLOT from Glasgow, Scotland, to Reykjavík, Iceland.
- Visit a Scottish malt whisky distillery on the Island of Islay.
- Cruise past the over 500-foot Stac Lee and marvel at its large gannet colony.
- Explore UNESCO World Heritage-designated St. Kilda and the 5,000-year-old Neolithic ruins of the Standing Stones of Callanish on the Isle of Lewis.
- Visit breathtaking Tvoroyri and Torshavn on the archipelago of the Faroe Islands.
- In Iceland, call at Djupivogur and enjoy an excursion to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, home to playful seals swimming among calving glaciers and passing ice floes.
- Tour Heimaey Island, which records the largest sea catches in Iceland since the days of its first settlers.
- Visit the new Eldheimar Museum to learn about the “Pompeii of the North,” Eldfell volcano.
- Cruise along Iceland’s UNESCO-inscribed Surtsey, one of Earth’s youngest islands.
Day 1: Depart the U.S. or Canada
Day 2: Glasgow, Scotland/Embark Le Bellot
Day 3: Isle of Islay
Day 4: Stac Lee, St. Kilda/Callanish, Isle of Lewis
Day 5: Tvøroyri, Faroe Islands, Denmark
Day 6: Tórshavn/Vestmanna
Day 7: Cruising the North Atlantic Ocean
Day 8: Djúpivogur, Iceland, for Jökulsárlón
Day 9: Heimaey, Westman Islands/ Cruise along Surtsey Island
Day 10: Reykjavík/Disembark ship/ Return to the U.S. or Canada
Edinburgh and Glasgow Pre-Program Option and Reykjavík and the Golden Circle Post-Program Option
Easy / Moderate
Aine Donovan is a Clinical Professor of Business Education at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. She is the Director Emerita of the Ethics Institute at Dartmouth College, a campus wide initiative that serves the needs of faculty and students in ethics education. Prior to her tenure at Dartmouth, she was a professor at the United States Naval Academy where she developed the ethics curriculum and founded the first ethics center at Annapolis.
Her research emphasis, publications, and professional presentations are in the field of moral education, bioethics, business ethics and global strategies for ethical understanding. Her recent books include "Global Bioethics" (Oxford) and "The Human Genome Project in College Curriculum: Ethical Issues and Practical Strategies"(UPNE).