Viking Star’s Arrival In North America Is A Game Changer

Viking Star sails into New York City on October 13, 2016. Photo courtesy of Viking Cruises

Today, Viking Cruises’ Viking Star sets sail from New York City on her journey south, to the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea, where she will spend her first winter sailing to the Caribbean roundtrip from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Come February, Viking Star sets out across the Atlantic once again, bound for the Mediterranean.
It’s all part of a journey that began last month in Bergen, Norway as Viking Star made her first-ever transatlantic crossing, arriving in Montreal, Canada on October 2, 2016.
The second I heard that Viking Star would be doing this crossing, I made arrangements to get onboard. No other cruise line is doing anything like this, and no other cruise line plans to. To cross from Norway to Montreal, via Scotland, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, Newfoundland and Quebec, follows in the very footsteps of the Vikings, and proves that when it comes to itinerary planning, Viking isn’t content to follow the leader. It is the leader.
Our full Voyage Report:

Viking Star : In the Wake of the Vikings

September 18, 2016 Bergen, Norway Embark Overnight
September 19 Bergen, Norway Overnight 6:30 PM
September 20 Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
September 21 Torshavn, Faroe Islands / An Unexpected Day at Sea 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
September 22 At Sea
September 23 Reykjavik, Iceland 8:00 AM 5:30 PM
September 24 At Sea
September 25 Cruising Prince Christian Sound / Nanortalik, Greenland 2:00 PM 8:00 PM
September 26 Qaqortoq, Greenland 7:00 AM 2:00 PM
September 27 At Sea
September 28 L’Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland 7:00 AM 2:00 PM
September 29 Cruising the St. Lawrence Seaway
September 30 Saguenay, Quebec 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
October 1 Quebec City, Quebec 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
October 2 Montreal, Quebec 4:00 AM Disembark

Now that my own voyage is in

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