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Arctic Circle Cruises December 2023

Arctic CircleEmbark on a mesmerizing journey through the Arctic Circle during the enchanting month of December in the year 2023. Embark on an Arctic cruise and experience the wilderness as you float between ice floes and icebergs along dramatic coastlines and visit quaint villages. Comfortable ships glide travelers beyond the Arctic Circle through various Arctic regions, including the Canadian Arctic, Greenland, Spitsbergen, Alaska, and the Russian Far East, with dramatic ice floes to walk in the footsteps of the Vikings or marvel at the breaching of a humpback whale.December in the Arctic - Greenland, Iceland, North Cape, and Svalbard - is a surreal experience. The land is held in the grip of the Polar Night, with the sun never rising above the horizon. Despite the extreme cold, Arctic wildlife, including polar bears, Arctic foxes, and seals, can be seen in their icy environments. The dark skies are frequently lit up by the vibrant and magical dance of the Aurora Borealis. A cruise to the Arctic in December is akin to stepping into a mesmerizingly beautiful, winter fairy tale.

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The Arctic's highlights are as vast and varied as the region itself. Ports of call such as Longyearbyen in Svalbard, Norway, and Nuuk in Greenland provide gateways to the polar wilderness and vibrant local cultures. From your ship, witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of massive icebergs calving from glaciers, and the captivating Northern Lights painting the night sky in hues of green and purple. The Arctic’s natural environment is a realm of stark contrasts and haunting beauty, characterized by ice-covered seas, rugged mountains, and sprawling tundra.

Cruise lines such as AIDA Cruises, Azamara Cruises, Costa Cruises, Holland America, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Princess Cruises, Regent Cruises, Silversea Cruises, and Viking Cruises others offer itineraries that visit Arctic Circle in December 2023. Easily find and compare Arctic Circle cruises in December 2023 from Bergen, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Hamburg, London Greenwich, Reykjavik, Rotterdam, Southampton, Tromso, and Warnemunde (Rostock), as well as other Northern European ports.

Arctic Circle Cruise Schedule December 2023

The best time to visit the Arctic on a cruise ship is during the summer months, from June to September. This period, known as the Midnight Sun season, offers longer daylight hours for wildlife spotting and exploring the incredible landscapes. It's also the period when the ice is at its most navigable, allowing ships to venture further into the region.