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Arctic Circle Cruises May 2024

Arctic CircleEmbark on a mesmerizing journey through the Arctic Circle during the enchanting month of May in the year 2024. 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.The Arctic region, with destinations such as Greenland, Iceland, North Cape, and Svalbard, springs to life in May. Marvel at the stunning scenery, from the snow-capped mountains to the mesmerizing glacial landscapes, all bathed in the magical glow of the midnight sun. Witness the stirring wildlife - polar bears, Arctic foxes, and walruses, all actively engaging in the light of the spring. The myriad of migratory birds fill the air with their delightful chorus. With each passing iceberg, an enchanting Arctic tale unfolds.

Arctic Circle

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, P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Regent Cruises, Silversea Cruises, and Viking Cruises others offer itineraries that visit Arctic Circle in May 2024. Easily find and compare Arctic Circle cruises in May 2024 from Bergen, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Hamburg, Kiel, London Greenwich, London Tilbury, Reykjavik, Rotterdam, Southampton, Tromso, and Warnemunde (Rostock), as well as other Northern European ports.

Arctic Circle Cruise Schedule May 2024

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.

AIDA Cruises Svalbard 14-day route

14-day Svalbard cruise from Kiel

AIDAluna, AIDA Cruises

Date: May 12, 2024

Ports of Call: Kiel, Shetland Island, Reykjavik, Isafjordur, Akureyri, Spitsbergen, Spitsbergen, Honningsvag, Honningsvag, Hammerfest, Tromso, Leknes, Bergen, Hamburg; View Itinerary

Date: May 31, 2024

Ports of Call: Hamburg, Shetland Island, Reykjavik, Isafjordur, Akureyri, Spitsbergen, Spitsbergen, Honningsvag, Honningsvag, Hammerfest, Tromso, Leknes, Bergen, Hamburg; View Itinerary