Lerwick

Shetland Islands, Scotland

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Cruises To Lerwik

The capital of Scotland's Shetland Islands is a vibrant and energetic city coloured by grand Victorian houses and the region's namesake ponies. It is a cruise ship's primary entry to the Shetlands, a mosaic of over a hundred islands inhabited by about 22,000 people and an abundance of wildlife. It is a land shaped by the sea featuring views of dramatic sculptured cliffs and tranquil sandy bays. Explore more of Lerwick on a European cruise!

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Lerwick
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    BST (British Summer Time)
    UTC/GMT +1 hour
  • Language
    The local language is English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    British Pound (GPB)
    Native crafts, souvenirs, hand-made fudge and knitwear.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Whilst in Lerwick explore Croft House Museum, Fort Charlotte and take a tour of the Shetland islands and let local experts fill you in on the secrets of this fascinating region. Bicycle and bus available.
    • Famous For
      Known for its fishing heritage and annual fire festival, Lerwick is the main port of the Shetland Islands, located about 100 miles off mainland Scotland.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Up-Helly-Aa is Lerwick's annual winter fire festival, which features a torch-lit parade of 1000 people and the burning of a replica Viking ship.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Visit the Up-Helly-Aa exhibition to view pictures and videos of the annual Viking fire festival.

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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK London (Southampton) (England);
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Explore Viking history, museums, villages & more in Norway.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK London (Southampton) (England);
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SHIP Norwegian Star
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK London (Southampton) (England);
Inverness (Invergordon) (Scotland); Edinburgh (Newhaven) (Scotland); Lerwick (Shetland Islands); Bergen (Norway); Ålesund (Norway); Akureyri (Iceland); Isafjordur (Iceland);
DISEMBARK Reykjavik (Iceland);
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