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 world-class dining, a state-of-the-art spa, and an endless array of entertainment options on board.
Celebrity’s 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 that plunge straight into the glassy water. Discover the rugged natural beauty of Iceland, where you’ll stop in both Akureyri and Isafjordur, before disembarking in Reykjavik.
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.”
This picturesque city is the gateway to some of the best activities the north of Iceland has to offer, and some of its most impressive natural wonders. Visit the unique Laufas turf houses, built in the mid-19th century and known for their roofs made from thick earth, roots, and grass, to insulate them during the colder months. Trek up Mount Sulur, where you can enjoy fantastic unobstructed views of the Eyjafjordur fjords. Go on a whale watching tour in search of these mighty mammals at close view as they swim and feed in their natural habitat.