Stockholm to Copenhagen - 10 Days
Visit seven magical countries and eight delightful cities as you travel through the Baltic's most fascinating cultures and breathtaking scenery. Your yacht docks close to the center of most ports placing you just steps away from major sights, while an overnight stay in St. Petersburg gives you time to savor more of the imperial city’s wonders.
Dublin to Lisbon - 8 Days
Follow the dreamers of the world from the coast that launched a thousand explorers to the land of leprechauns and rainbows. Nations that face the Atlantic have always wondered what lies beyond the horizon. From the soulful strains of fado to a stout Irish Guinness, Galicia’s famed seafood to the granite castles of Brittany, this voyage is full of fascinating discoveries.
Stockholm to Edinburgh - 11 Days
The stunning beauty of Norway surrounds you; sparkling Scandinavian capitals delight you; charming villages and quiet country lanes capture your heart. Savor the smorgasbord of offerings from Oslo’s lush parks and bold architecture to the palaces, canals, and copper spires of Copenhagen. Enjoy the unique perspective of your glistening white yacht parting the waters of an indigo fjord.
Edinburgh to Dublin - 8 Days
From the pubs of Dublin to the castles of Edinburgh, journey through hills and highlands, idyllic islands, and lyrical landscapes. Here in the land of good Scotch and great golf, astonishing natural beauty meets refined elegance in beautiful ports and quaint marinas. Celebrate Scotland's iconic past and lively present – and toast the spirit of the Emerald Isle.
Complimentary Destination Discovery 2017 Event • Fort George: Beating Retreat
Dublin to Lisbon - 10 Days
Hosted by award-winning chef, author, and restaurateur Hugh Acheson, this August 15th voyage will captivate the most discerning foodies aboard the 212-passenger Star Legend. This itinerary features stops in Ireland, France, Spain, and Portugal, allowing both guests and James Beard Foundation chefs to sample and source fresh, regional produce. Back onboard these ingredients will be transformed into unforgettable dining and wine tasting experiences. Critically acclaimed sommelier Steven Grubbs will share the journey with you, hosting wine tasting events and pairing your meals with ideal varietals and vintages.
A Complimentary Windstar Destination Discovery Eve • Bordeaux: A Perfect Blend
Lisbon to Dublin - 10 Days
Discover the delectable cuisines and spirits of Spain and France at their authentic best. Treat your palate to Europe’s best seafood in Spain’s Galicia region, to sweet port in Porto, cognac in La Rochelle, and world-famous wines in Bordeaux. Spend time absorbing the culture, history, and landscapes that have gone into the creation of each delicious mouthful. Follow the pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela and share conxuro da quiemada with them in a social ritual passed down through the generations. Toast a region so bursting with flavor you wished you never had to leave.
Reykjavik to Dublin - 11 Days
Cruise beneath the Midnight Sun to sparkling Norwegian fjords, steaming Icelandic geysers, ancient Scottish standing stones, and the bucolic Faroe Islands. Hear the echoes of Old Norse tongues, see lands once lauded in ancient Viking sagas, and witness sights that will stir your soul. As a Windstar guest you experience it all from a uniquely thrilling perspective.
Reykjavik to Reykjavik - 7 Days
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.
Copenhagen to Copenhagen - 15 Days
Bring your watercolors, your sunglasses, and your thirst for new experiences on this two-week voyage to Norway and above the Arctic Circle. Fjords—including Trollfjord, a small ship exclusive—whet your appetite for mouthwatering scenery. Listen to the cacophony of Atlantic Puffins nesting on the cliffs of the Lofoten Islands, where craggy mountain vistas and sublime light have inspired artists for decades. Visit tiny ports only small ships can visit like Svolvaer and sail all the way to the North Cape for the ultimate Midnight Sun experience as the sun bows to the horizon but never sets.
Amsterdam to Stockholm - 10 Days
Discover the radiant beauty of Baltic capitals from the fairytale castles and gardens of Copenhagen to Tallinn’s medieval walls and Helsinki’s charming Old Town. Spend two days in St. Petersburg enthralled by the gold-and-amber excesses of imperial palaces, the Hermitage, a perfectly performed ballet. Then venture to places off the beaten path, including some reserved exclusively for small ships like ours. Sail your ship through the middle of the German countryside as you cross the Kiel Canal. Nose into the tiny port of Harlingen with its 600 historic homes and UNESCO-designated wetlands. Stand on deck as your luxurious sailing yacht arrives in Mariehamn, Port of the Last Windjammers, and docks next to a lovely windjammer from ages past. Go to sleep each night with stars in your eyes, even as the Midnight Sun is slow to set.
Edinburgh to London - 11 Days
Close in geography, distinct in culture, the countries of the British Isles offer their own unique takes on the United Kingdom. See it all with the perspective only a Windstar ship can give you as you visit small-ship-only ports like Ullapool, Oban, and Fishguard; berth at small-ship-only locations in Belfast and London ; and stay in key cities like Belfast and Dublin late into the evening. Explore castle ruins and gardens in Scotland. Check the Giant’s Causeway and Blarney Castle off your list in Ireland. Discover the idyllic Cornish village of St. Ives. Even your disembarkation is an adventure as you dock in London right next to HMS Belfast (Tower Bridge), one of the most exclusive cruise ports in the world.
Lisbon to Amsterdam - 12 Days
Journey from the coast that launched a thousand explorers to the bucolic shores of the Channel Islands, sampling ambrosial meals and unique cultures along the way. Listen to the soulful strains of fado music as you stroll the black-and-white calcada sidewalks of Lisbon. Taste Galicia’s famed seafood, hearty Basque cuisine, and fine Bordeaux wines. Explore Brittany’s granite castles and the landing beaches of Normandy. Feed your intellect at the Guggenheim, and your soul amid the Victorian gardens and watercolor seascapes of Guernsey.
Copenhagen to Copenhagen - 8 Days
More than a thousand fjords lace the west coast of Norway, carved by glaciers and filled by the Norwegian Sea. One of the world’s natural wonders, Geirangerfjord and Signefjord are stunning from every angle—from the top of Lysefjord’s anvil-shaped Pulpit Rock, from the Flam Railway as it winds through the mountains and past waterfalls high above Aurlandsfjord, and from the fjords themselves as you cruise on Star Breeze. Tiny hill farms, half-timbered houses, and stave churches pass by, leading the way to the Art Nouveau architecture of Alesund, the colorful Hanseatic pier in Bergen, and sights too beautiful to imagine.
Copenhagen to Edinburgh - 11 Days
Drink in the scenery of Norway’s famous fjords, then lay claim to three of Scotland’s four island groups—Shetland, Orkney, and Outer Hebrides. Stunning scenery is all around—velvet-green moors, jagged mountains, timeless gray castles perched on lonely lochs. And each day brings a new adventure from meeting a Scottish laird to watching for Nessy in Loch Ness to tasting Scotland’s national dish, haggis. Cities large and small punctuate this well-rounded voyage, concluding with an evening in Edinburgh—time to shop for tweeds, kilts, and cashmere along the Royal Mile.
Stockholm to Copenhagen - 7 Days
Marvel at the sheer magnitude of it all. The charming Old Towns of Stockholm, Tallinn, and Helsinki. Copenhagen’s picture-perfect Nyhavn wharf. St. Petersburg’s imperial grandeur and treasure trove of visual and performing arts. Marvel again at the ever-changing panorama of emerald archipelagos, fairytale castles, and immaculately manicured gardens. Six countries in a week, yet nothing feels hurried. There’s time to stroll the Nevsky Prospect for amber earrings, explore the golden age of sail on Mariehamn’s classic windjammer, and spend a day at sea relaxing with a good book and a perfect massage in the WindSpa.
Edinburgh to Edinburgh - 7 Days
Travel back in time as you visit the islands of the North Atlantic, where castles, gardens, and sod-roofed houses dot the landscape. Small ports with unique claims to fame—Shetland ponies, Atlantic Puffins, the opportunity to meet the laird of a castle—alternate with scenic cruising that takes your breath away. Follow the world’s finest whiskies to their source. Cross Scotland’s oldest bridge, built on the orders of Robert the Bruce . Find a new serenity that’s more satisfying than any souvenir.