The Orkney Archipelago is found just off of the north coast of Great Britain, and is composed of 70 islands, of which only 20 are populated. It boasts a vast amount of prehistorical, Bronze- and Iron-age history and has influenced swathes of literature. The luscious sites on these islands are even referred to in Arthurian legend.
Map of Orkney Archipelago
Trips that visit Orkney Archipelago
Scottish Highlands to Norwegian Fjords and onto Svalbard
Set sail from Edinburgh and explore the Highlands and Orkney before delving into the fjords of Norway as you head north across the Arctic Circle. Stopping at the Lofoten Islands you'll be following whales and the spring migration north all…
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