Sail among Nordic nations in spring’s bloom
Experience the natural splendor and delightful cultures of Europe’s Nordic nations on a voyage aboard National Geographic Explorer. You’ll discover some of Scandinavia’s most remote and spectacular coastal scenery, from the picturesque fishing village of Skagen in Denmark to Sweden’s enchanting Weather Islands, and Norway’s fjord-laced western coast. Stroll past brightly-colored fishing huts clinging to rocky outcrops, kayak amid tiny islets and vast fjords, and explore vibrant cities where contemporary life gracefully mingles with centuries of history. Meet the locals of tiny Risǿr and walk to the lighthouse at Stangholmen. Go ashore at Grimstad by Zodiac to hike, bike, and explore this charming seaside community. Sail through Norway’s iconic Fjordland and take every opportunity to hike, kayak, or cruise the shoreline by Zodiac.
Step back in time while exploring centuries-old fishing villages and colorful coastal towns
Walk the windswept beaches of Skagen, Denmark, and discover the island’s artistic traditions
Kayak into the sheltered coves of Sweden’s Weather Islands to seek out seals, seabirds, and other marine life
Glide along the waters of Norway’s magnificent, mountain-framed Hardangerfjord, and opt to sample Norwegian culinary specialties in Oslo
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On an expedition that travels to a remote artists’ colony at the very tip of Denmark to Norway’s famous fjords and Sweden’s cosmopolitan capital city, our itinerary designers have worked exceptionally hard to create revealing and enriching experiences. You’ll go with the top expedition team that has the knowledge and passion for this region that will kindle yours. Our naturalists will illuminate the geology of these rich coastlines while our historians will add insight, depth, and clarity to each of the fascinating places we explore. And as always, flexibility is a hallmark of a Lindblad-National Geographic expedition—our daily itineraries may adjust to take advantage of unique opportunities we find along the way.