Windstar Cruises
WS Star Legend

Dramatic scenery and curious communities coalesce on this week-long circumnavigation of Iceland. Explore a country few people will ever visit, and go far beyond the tourist hotspots to remote fjords, raging waterfalls, and small fishing villages. Get to know the independent and creative Icelanders, and watch whales and seabirds play offshore. This Iceland cruise is yachting at its most inventive.

Country: Iceland
Embark:
 Reykjavik
Disembark:
 Reykjavik

Tour Highlights

  • Soak in Reykjavik’s famous Blue Lagoon, a soothing 98-104°F year-round
  • Sail past Surtsey Island, the youngest place on earth, created by an eruption in 1963
  • Visit the island of Heimaey, the Pompeii of the North, covered in ash by a devastating 1973 eruption
  • Overnight in Seydisfjordur with its colorful historic houses imported from Norway by wealthy merchants at the turn of the 20th century
  • Take a polar flight to Grimsey Island and stand half in, half out of the Arctic Circle
  • Witness the rainbow-colored beauty of Godafoss, “Waterfall of the Gods,” outside Akureyri
  • Meet a friendly Icelandic horse, brought to Iceland by the Vikings in the 9th or 10th century A.D.
  • Sample “Viking sushi” (fermented shark), the national dish of Iceland

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