Northern Europe & the Kiel Canal

Northern Europe & the Kiel Canal

London to Oslo

May 24, 2025 to May 31, 2025

7 Days

SeaDream II

22521

Date Ports of Call Arrive Depart
May 24, 2025 London,
United Kingdom
2 PM - 4 PM
(Embarkation)
Evening
May 25, 2025 The Hague (Scheveningen),
Netherlands
Afternoon Evening
May 26, 2025 Amsterdam,
Netherlands
Morning Evening
May 27, 2025 Kiel Canal Transit,
Germany
Afternoon Evening
May 28, 2025 Fredericia,
Denmark
Morning Afternoon
May 29, 2025 Copenhagen,
Denmark
Morning Evening
May 30, 2025 Lysekil,
Sweden
Afternoon Evening
May 31, 2025 Oslo,
Norway
Morning 8 AM - 10 AM
(Disembarkation)

Ports

  • London
    London

    Synonymous with royalty, London is a living testament to the lofty achievements of the mighty kings and queens that have presided over this storied island nation. Witness the changing of the guard at gracious Buckingham Palace, a cherished custom that is both timeless and precisely on time, and tour the Houses of Parliament, the city’s other magnificently ornate center of power and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Cross the iconic Tower Bridge on your way to view the utterly dazzling Crown Jewels, which are kept in the once-forbidding Tower of London, another UNESCO site. After refreshing with a pint of beer at a classic English pub, sample the best of contemporary art at the essential Tate Modern, which is housed in a former brick power station. Next door, you’ll find the faithful reconstruction of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, where Romeo and Juliet can keep falling in love for eternity. Stroll through immaculately manicured Hyde Park, shop in tony Covent Garden and take in the entire city from the London Eye observation wheel, as the resonant chimes of Big Ben comfort both Londoners and visitors with time-honored tones known the world over.

  • The Hague (Scheveningen)
    The Hague (Scheveningen)

    A resort nestled in sandy dunes outside the Hague, Scheveningen boasts wide sandy beaches and beautiful seascapes. It is the gateway to The Hague, home of the United Nations and notable monuments including its Gothic-style Binnenhof, seat of the Dutch Parliament, and Noordeinde Palace.

  • Amsterdam
    Amsterdam

    You might begin your exploration of resplendent Amsterdam with a cruise along its meticulously planned network of canals, a UNESCO World Heritage site lined with quintessentially Dutch gabled buildings. Otherwise, do as the locals do and ride a bicycle, as this mode of transportation is so ubiquitous you’ll have no trouble blending in while you’re catching the sights. Amsterdam is an art lover’s nirvana, with a multitude of world-class museums at one’s fingertips, including the Van Gogh Museum, the Rembrandt House Museum and the Rijksmuseum, which overflows with masterpieces from the Dutch Golden Age. A more sobering experience awaits at the Anne Frank House, where the brief but effulgent life of the endearing Jewish girl concealed during World War II is vividly evoked. Breathe in the restorative scent of fresh flowers at the famed Keukenhof Gardens, revered for their dazzling array of tulips just under an hour away from the city. If you’re here outside of tulip season, fret not, as you’ll still find a breathtaking variety of blooms. And for an essential Dutch experience, visit the quaint town of Zaanse Schans, where timeless riverside windmills spin gently in the breeze.

  • Kiel Canal Transit
    Kiel Canal Transit

    Thrill to one of the world’s most unique sailing experiences, a transit of the storied Kiel Canal. The idea for a waterway connecting the Baltic and North Seas was conceived by Chancellor Otto von Bismarck during the Danish-German War of 1864, as the Germans were keen to avoid Danish hostility while sailing around the Jutland Peninsula. The ambitious project, however, didn’t come to fruition until 1895 under the auspices of Wilhelm II, albeit right on budget. These days, the canal’s purpose is primarily mercantile. While transiting, look out over a famously flat landscape of well-tended fields, dense forests and quaint villages, and pass under a succession of steel overpasses, including the fascinating Rendsburg High Bridge, both a railway viaduct and a transporter bridge. When you emerge into the open sea, you’ll have the satisfaction of having undertaken a remarkable transit only available to smaller vessels.

  • Fredericia
    Fredericia

    The Danish town of Fredericia on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula sits by the shimmering Little Belt, between two coastlines, with incomparable nature. A short stroll into the heart of town, Fredericia is notable for its Danish military history and historic sites, including the protected Fredericia Ramparts, among Northern Europe’s oldest and most well-preserved forts amid an urban park.

  • Copenhagen
    Copenhagen

    There’s much to treasure in glorious Copenhagen, one of Europe’s most beautiful capital cities. No visit is complete without indulging your inner child at the Tivoli Gardens, a fantastical amusement park and pleasure garden that melds the atmosphere of 19th-century Europe with recreations of Far East architecture, all amid wonderfully manicured grounds. After paying your respects to the city’s iconic statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid, shop to your heart’s content on Strøget, an elegant lane flanked by sophisticated boutiques housed in graceful buildings. Although its exterior is handsomely austere, the interior rooms of the 18th-century Christiansborg Palace are sure to dazzle you with their extravagant stucco ceilings, brilliant chandeliers and gilded furniture. Fast forward to the 19th century at the spectacular Copenhagen Botanical Garden, where innumerable plant species are showcased in absolutely stunning historical glasshouses. Should you have the stomach for it, take in the entire city from the tower of the Church of our Saviour, which must be reached via vertiginous exterior spiral staircase. No matter how you’ve spent your day, a terrific place to wind down is the quayside Nyhavn district, where colorful historic buildings host an eclectic choice of cafés, bars and restaurants.

  • Lysekil
    Lysekil

    The town of Lysekil sits on Sweden’s Bohuslän Coast, where the mouth of Gullmarsfjorden faces the open sea. The Stångehuvuds Nature Reserve, affording incredible sea views from its red granite cliffs, are joined by a white lighthouse. In the Old Town, cobblestone streets and café-lined alleyways reveal perfectly manicured houses, several of which bear plaques telling the story of their history. Towering above Lysekil’s skyline, Lysekil Church was built entirely from granite and completed in 1901, in part as a navigation marker for seafarers.

  • Oslo
    Oslo

    Norway is a land steeped in myth, where irascible gods armed with frost and lightning once inspired Viking clans to plunder foreign lands. These days, genteel customs imported from mainland Europe have softened the country’s hard edges, but traces of an unruly past still abound. The exceptional museums dotting the Bygdøy Peninsula hold some of the city’s foremost attractions, including a thousand-year-old longship that was preserved in mud and the 12th-century Gol Stave Church, an exemplar of Norway’s distinctive wood sanctuaries. No less fascinating is a visit to the 1892 Fram, a legendary ship revered for her vital role in early polar explorations. To witness the evolution of Oslo’s soul, contrast battle-hardened Akershus Fortress, a ruggedly elegant citadel wrapped in nearly impregnable ramparts, with the neoclassical Royal Palace, whose formal exterior encloses sumptuously appointed rooms. You might wish to view Edvard Munch’s iconic The Scream, which hangs in the outstanding Norwegian National Gallery amid priceless European and Scandinavian masterworks. In expansive Frogner Park, wander among Gustav Vigeland’s thought-provoking sculptures, and if you’ve worked up an appetite, choose among the many restaurants and cafés lining the charming waterfront district of Aker Brygge.


Suites & Staterooms

*Single Supplement for this voyage is 200% for Yacht Club Deck 2, 3 and 4. For Commodore, Admiral and Owners Suite, a 200% single supplement rate applies.


Government, Port, Document Issuance, Handling & Service fees: $525 per guest (included)


Please Note: Fares are capacity controlled and may change without notice. The fares are per person based on double occupancy. Single and third person rates are also available. SeaDream Yacht Club strongly recommends that all guests purchase travel insurance.


Yachting Land Adventures & Activities

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  • Fredericia - Fredericia Walking Tour

    Description

    Discover Fredericia's fortress history and diverse religious heritage on a private guided walking tour.

    Founded in 1650 by King Frederik III, Fredericia stands out as a unique Danish town, meticulously planned without prior settlements to safeguard Funen and Zealand from southern threats. As a garrison town, it boasts state-of-the-art fortifications and generous privileges for settlers, shaping its destiny. Join a local guide on the pier for a captivating walking tour, blending military and religious history.

    Embark on a journey atop the massive ramparts encircling the old town, offering panoramic views and insights into its strategic layout. Delve into the town's past with visits to iconic landmarks such as the Prince’s Gate and the historic Guard House from 1735. Admire the imposing Brave Soldier statue, a poignant tribute to Danish victory in the Battle of Fredericia in 1849.
    Explore the religious tapestry of Fredericia with visits to Michaelis Church and the Protestant Trinitatis Church, where the graves of soldiers who fought in the great battle lie. Dive into the town's diverse religious heritage as you wander through the old Jewish quarter, home to the second largest Mosaic Cemetery in Denmark. Learn about the influential Jewish, Catholic, and French Huguenot communities that have left their mark on Fredericia through the many churches scattered across the town.

    The tour culminates in the heart of Fredericia, just a short stroll from the cruise pier, offering ample opportunities for further exploration. Whether you choose to delve into the town's charming streets independently or return with the guide, this tour promises a fascinating glimpse into Fredericia's rich history and cultural heritage.

    Notes

    The tour may operate in reverse. Wear comfortable shoes. Walking tour with uneven surfaces. Church visits depend on service schedules. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.

    Duration

    3 hour(s)

    Price

    99 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Fredericia - Skystride: A Danish Bridge Adventure

    Description

    Ascend one of Denmark’s oldest bridges, a privilege shared only with Sidney, New York, and now Middelfart/Fredericia, for unparalleled views over the Little Belt, Funen Island, and Jutland.

    Embark on an unforgettable journey starting at the pier, where you'll venture approximately 25 minutes to the base of the historic Old Belt Bridge. Spanning 1178 meters across the Little Belt and linking the Jutland peninsula with the island of Funen, this iconic structure, built between 1925 and 1935, serves as a testament to Denmark's interwar period.

    Upon arrival, gear up in a full-body suit, helmet, harness, and headset after a safety briefing. Ascend the stairs to reach the bridge's apex, 60 meters above sea level, where your knowledgeable guide will regale you with tales of the bridge's history and the surrounding area as you traverse its steel expanse. Take in breathtaking views, and on clear days, catch a glimpse of distant yachts dotting the horizon.

    Capture the moment with a commemorative photo taken by your guide atop the bridge. Upon your return, visit the bridge's website to retrieve your favorite snapshots, ensuring lasting memories of your elevated experience.

    Notes

    This outdoor tour operates in various weather conditions. Minimum height requirement: 140 cm. Please wear appropriate footwear. Bridge Walking is not suitable for individuals with vertigo, wheelchair users, those with reduced mobility, or severely overweight visitors. The walkway atop the bridge is only 49 cm wide. For safety, loose items are not allowed during the tour. You will receive a one-piece suit for the tour, which you can keep. Mobile phones are not allowed; lockers are provided for personal belongings.

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.

    Duration

    3 hour(s)

    Price

    249 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Copenhagen - Christiansborg Palace & Tivoli Gardens

    Description

    Embark on a journey through Copenhagen's history at Christiansborg Palace, then immerse yourself in the enchanting Tivoli Gardens, complete with traditional Danish cuisine and captivating attractions.

    Copenhagen is a city of castles and fairytales and on this tour you will get to experience the some of these highlights. Start this tour by meeting your local guide on the pier and board a coach that sets off on a grand tour of the capital city of Denmark. Drive through the city and enjoy a visit of the Christiansborg Palace, seat of the Danish parliament and house of the Queen’s Royal Reception Rooms. The Great Hall offers magnificent settings for state dinners hosted by the Queen, and in this very hall, take a glimpse of the tapestries telling more than 1000-years of Danish and international history. As you walk through the palace, Kings and Queens from yesteryear are gazing down at you. No visit to Christiansborg is complete without visiting the throne room. On the balcony of this room, overlooking Copenhagen, Queen Margrethe II was proclaimed regent of the Danish realm in 1972.

    Next up is a visit to Tivoli - Tivoli Gardens is a famous amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen. The park opened on August 15, 1843 and is one of the oldest amusement parks to survive intact to the present day. From the very start, Tivoli included a variety of attractions: buildings in the exotic style of an imaginary Orient: a theatre, band stands, restaurants and cafés, flower gardens, and mechanical amusement rides such as a merry-go-round and a primitive rollercoaster. Since its opening, the park has had prominent visitors such as the world-famous fairytale author Hans Christian Andersen. The park even has a building named after him called H.C. Andersen castle – today a venue for events and meetings. First stop in Tivoli is a visit to one of the oldest establishments, restaurant Grøften. This restaurant has existed for around 150 years and is an institution in Copenhagen that everyone is familiar with. Enjoy a tasting of traditional Danish food before having some free time to explore the rest of Tivoli with its amazing flower arrangements or enjoy the atmosphere of this magical place. Rejoin with your local guide for a return drive to the Yacht.

    Notes

    Please wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate attire. Please note that bags are not permitted inside Christiansborg Palace, except for very small ones. This tour sequence may vary. Inside visit to Christiansborg cannot be accommodated if the queen is using the castle. Rides in Tivoli Garden are not included in this tour but can be purchased directly at Tivoli garden. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.

    Duration

    4 hour(s)

    Price

    279 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure
  • Copenhagen - Royal Castles of North Zealand

    Description

    Experience a scenic drive from Copenhagen to Helsingør/Elsinore, visiting the legendary Kronborg Castle, the Queen's summer residence in Fredensborg, and the magnificent Frederiksborg Castle along the way.

    Embark on a scenic journey through Northern Zealand, tracing the breathtaking coastal road to explore three of the region's most magnificent castles. Begin in Hillerød at the awe-inspiring Frederiksborg Castle, a stunning example of Danish Renaissance architecture housing the Museum of National History, featuring historic portraits and the world's oldest working organ.
    Continue to Fredensborg, the beloved summer residence of the Queen, known for its baroque style and hosting royal events like the wedding of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary. Indulge in a traditional Danish lunch at a charming 18th-century inn, steeped in history and royal patronage.
    Conclude your tour with a visit to Kronborg Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site immortalized in Shakespeare's "Hamlet." Take in panoramic views from the ramparts and explore ornate interiors, including the chapel and imposing banquet hall, before returning to Copenhagen by coach.

    Notes

    A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board. Credit cards and Danish Kroner (DKK) are the only accepted forms of payment at Frederiksborg and Kronborg Castle gift shops. Please note, both castles require navigating approximately 100 stairs and walking on cobblestone roads, making this tour unsuitable for passengers with wheelchairs or walking difficulties.

    Duration

    8 hour(s)

    Price

    479 (USD)

    Pre-Book Land Adventure

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Testimonials

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