There are few destinations in the world that inspire and captivate as much as Northern Europe. Relaxing on board one of our award-winning ships, you can watch the magnificently serene Scandinavian coast pass by outside. Alpine forests, glaciers, fjords and rocky coastlines make Scandinavia and Russia a true pleasure to cruise through.
With its deep inlets carved into landscape where mountains fall to the sea at sheer angles, Scandinavia simultaneously takes your breath away and demands your respect. On your cruise, you will see some of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders, coupled with captivating Nordic culture. Call at some of the major ports across the region to sample local flavours and marvel at some of the world’s most incredible natural architecture. Culture both old and new will keep you captivated – from the fairytale streets of Bruges to the Nobel Prize banquet-hosting City Hall of Stockholm.
On the course of your cruise, stop at ports throughout the region and discover what life is really like deep in the fjords of Norway. Timber houses sit beside the deep water and, when snow falls, the land is transformed into an inimitable alpine world. As the cool water shimmers outside, relax in the warmth of your Celebrity Cruises ship with a serene spa experience – there is no better place for true calm and reflection.
Amsterdam is a mix of old and new, historical charm and cosmopolitan flair. It's a blend of cultures, but quintessentially Dutch. People-watching is rewarding; the quest for rich history even more so.
In summer Copenhageners come outdoors, enjoying outdoor cafés and street performers. Glide around the city on a bicycle, pay your respects to the Little Mermaid statue, and explore the Tivoli Gardens.
Highlights to be discovered in this English port city include an interactive Titanic exhibition, award-winning parks and a number of music venues. It’s also the cruise capital of Europe.
With so much to see, you’ll be glad we stay overnight in St. Petersburg. Visit Peterhof Palace or St. Isaac’s Cathedral, topped by a vast dome coated in pure gold.
Although Stockholm spans 14 islands, more than 50 scenic bridges make it easy to explore. The home of the Nobel Prize is a city of vast parks, museums and palaces..
One of Northern Europe’s best-kept secrets, this compact medieval jewel is great fun to explore on foot. Enter the ancient walls into a maze of intimate cobblestone streets.
On Norwegian cruises, you will stop at the port of Bergen, where you can explore one of Europe’s largest aquariums as well as streets lined with coffee shops to warm you in the fresh Nordic atmosphere. History buffs will be in their element on this leg of their Norwegian Fjord cruise, with cultural highlights that include the fabulous Edvard Greig museum – perfectly preserved since the iconic composer’s death in 1907.
You will find it hard to choose between the city of Oslo and the magnificent Geiranger Fjord as your favourite place to be on your Norway cruise. At Geiranger, sail to the foot of the Skageflå mountain before heading to the top for a truly stunning view across the landscape.
In charming Flåm, you can ride The Flåm Railway through some of the country’s most spectacular scenery, including cascading waterfalls and Scandinavian houses clinging to hillsides. There is more alpine excitement to come when your fjord cruise arrives in Alesund, a picture-perfect port that is distinctly Art Nouveau. See real Viking boats, museums, and scale the 418 steps to the stop of the Aksla viewing point.
When your Norwegian cruise docks in Oslo, you’ll want to explore the clifftop Akershus Fortress as well as the historical 700-year old streets and buildings. Very few settings in the world inspire and enchant like Scandinavia – join us on a Norway cruise and find out why.
You will make port at cool Copenhagen, where ancient Viking history is intertwined with innovative new development. Explore ships that date back to the 1880s and investigate the stunning state-of-the-art Bang & Olufsen factory. Denmark’s Copenhagen is the centre of all things cultural, with the incredibly well-preserved medieval Town Hall Square of Tallinn, Estonia certainly worth a visit. And with Russia’s St Petersburg and the atmospheric city of Helsinki also on the itinerary of our Scandinavian cruises, whatever interests you, there will be plenty to discover. All the while, you will enjoy the first-class service, attention to detail and fresh, invigorating experiences that only a cruise from Celebrity Cruises can offer.
In Helsinki, you can watch passers-by in the busy town square and absorb the unique ambience – sample reindeer salami and fresh berries, and browse wares from modern ceramics to one-of-a-kind jewellery.
In Stockholm, Sweden, you can take a tour to discover all the sights and sounds of this incredible city. Explore the City Hall in all its glory – from the grandeur of the Blue Hall and the Golden Chamber to beautiful views from the Garden. Then head to Old Town, where you can explore the Cathedral, the oldest church in the city and more.
Your Celebrity cruise will call at St Petersburg on the west coast of Russia, where you can disembark to discover a city steeped in rich history and tinged with military intrigue.
Our Scandinavian cruises also call at Tallinn and Berlin, where you can explore old and new with Estonia’s medieval architecture and the iconic Berlin Wall in the vibrant German city of the same name.
You will also stop in Belgium, where the charming city of Bruges awaits. In this most fashionable of European destinations, you will have the chance to sample a real Belgian waffle, take some photos of the magnificent cathedral and indulge in the most famous Belgian export – chocolate.
Celebrity Eclipse offers a whole host of exciting and contemporary features. Onboard Celebrity Eclipse, your journey becomes a destination in itself. Whether you choose to treat yourself to an indulgent treatment at the world-renowned Canyon Ranch SpaClub, or get competitive with some games at the Lawn Club (our very own half acre of real grass), there’s luxury on every level onboard Celebrity Eclipse.
As night falls, head to the Martini Bar where you can enjoy a cocktail; our talented bartenders transform mixing your evening drink into jaw-dropping entertainment. Or, simply sit back and admire the night sky from the Sunset Bar on the top deck.
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