Embark on an unforgettable transatlantic journey on a European cruise from New York. During this exciting vacation, you’ll spend tranquil days at sea and enjoy our world-class dining, state-of-the-art spa, and endless array of entertainment options on board.
Our European cruises from New York depart from Cape Liberty and stop in Halifax, Nova Scotia before sailing towards the town of Qaqortoq in Greenland. Journey through the Prins Christian Sund, a dramatic fjord surrounded by towering mountains and green pastures. Discover exquisite natural beauty in Iceland, where you’ll stop in both Reykjavik and Akureyri. Then finish off your trip with a day in Scotland before disembarking in Southampton, England.
On a European cruise from New York, you’ll depart from Cape Liberty, a port located less than an hour’s drive from New York City. Before embarking on your transatlantic cruise, enjoy close-up views of the Statue of Liberty and admire the glittering Manhattan skyline in the distance. Witness the bright lights and throbbing pace of Times Square. Go shopping in SoHo and along Fifth Ave, or head on a whirlwind tour of the city’s famous landmarks including the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, and Central Park.
Learn about Nordic history and marvel at the breathtaking landscapes in Qaqortoq, the largest town in Greenland. Walk around the preserved ruins of Hvalsey Church, once part of a Norse settlement that dates back to the 1400s. Go on a nature hike around Qaqortoq’s sprawling hills, where you’ll see fjords and colorful colonial houses. Unwind in the hot springs of Uunartoq, where you can take a soothing dip in naturally warmed waters.
Discover the fascinating capital of Iceland, where icy landscapes and sparkling natural wonders await. Relax in Reykjavik’s famous Blue Lagoon and soak in the milky blue water’s healing properties. Go on an outdoor adventure around the Golden Circle, where you’ll see thrilling blowholes erupt at the Geysir geothermal area and feel the cool mist of the majestic Gullfoss Falls. Or go on a sightseeing tour around the city, visiting its many parks and museums. By the end of your tour, you’ll understand why it has earned its reputation as the city of “Pure Energy.”
Spend a day in the charming town of Kirkwall, located in the Orkney Islands just off of Scotland’s north coast. Visit ancient landmarks like the stunning St. Magnus Cathedral, which was founded by a Viking earl in 1137. Walk around the Bishop and Earl’s Palace, two ancient buildings that once served as medieval residences. Tour an Orkney distillery, where you can sip on a glass of locally distilled whiskey.