Dan O’Donnell’s Adventure to Norway

Sail away with Dan O’Donnell and his family on the Celebrity Eclipse for spectacular views of fjords, deep valleys, blue waters, and majestic landscapes. Take in the stunning beauty of Olden to see firsthand the mighty Briksdal Glacier and Jostedal Glacier National Park. It will be hard to leave your veranda as you approach Stavanger and Kristiansand with their breathtaking views and backdrops, or the jaw-dropping views of Molde nestled in the mountains along the deep blue waters.

Meet Your Host: Dan O’Donnell

Dan O'Donnell has more than a decade of experience as a radio news anchor, reporter, and news and sports talk show host. He is a two-time winner of broadcast journalism’s prestigious national Edward R. Murrow Award and has won nearly 20 regional Murrow Awards and Wisconsin Broadcasters’ Awards for excellence. Dan has worked as a Wisconsin correspondent for FOX News Radio, CBS News Radio, ABC News Radio, In Session TV, and HLN’s “Nancy Grace. A lifelong Wisconsinite who grew up just four miles from WISN’s studio, Dan is a graduate of both Marquette University and The University of Wisconsin Law School. He is a licensed (but thankfully non-practicing) attorney, so please try not to hold that against him. Dan now lives in Milwaukee with his wife Megan and their three children.

Per Person Double Occupancy
From $6,899

Single Supplement: $2,099
(Limited Availability)

June 13 – 23, 2025

11 Days / 10 Nights

Itinerary

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Friday, June 13, 2025

Depart
Depart Chicago and travel to Amsterdam, the gateway for your Norwegian adventure.

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Saturday, June 14, 2025

Arrive Amsterdam
Arrive in one of the most famous cities in the world: Amsterdam. Known for its vibrant culture, rich history, and beautiful canals, Amsterdam offers a unique experience. Board your boat for a lunch cruise along the famous canals, constructed in the 17th century, making them one of the world’s most unique and recognized landscapes. Take in the city as you float along before you explore Dam Square, or “The Dam,” the historic center of the Dutch national capital. Later, enjoy leisure time to explore the city on your own. (L)

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Sunday, June 15, 2025

Amsterdam
Today is yours to explore Amsterdam as you desire. You may choose to explore the museum district, which houses Van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, or more modern art at the Stedelijk. A popular activity is enjoying a bicycle ride along the city’s many paths and canals, or touring the oldest brewery, Heineken, finishing with a tasting. (B)

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Monday, June 16, 2025

Board Ship
Enjoy a leisurely morning in Amsterdam before you embark on the Celebrity Eclipse, commencing your voyage to Norway. (B, D)

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Tuesday, June 17, 2025

At Sea
Today is all about indulging in the ship’s finest offerings! Whether you’re lounging by the pool with a book, treating yourself to a spa experience, or exploring the twenty-nine restaurants, bars, and lounges aboard the Eclipse, the choice is yours to make the most of your day! (B, L, D)

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Wednesday, June 18, 2025

Molde
Today, the town of Molde is your playground. This little fjord city is nestled between mountains along the shores of Romsdalsfjord. It is known for its lush gardens and is often referred to as the “town of roses.” Choose to delve into its history at the Romsdal Museum, take in the breathtaking views at Masta Skybar, or enjoy nature on the tranquil island of Hjertøya. (B, L, D)

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Thursday, June 19, 2025

Olden
Today, venture into a 17th-century picturesque town nestled at the tip of Nordfjord and the mouth of Oldeelva river. This village is cocooned between towering mountains, serene glaciers, and cascading waterfalls, offering a blend of history and natural splendor. (B, D)
Featured Event: Begin your day with a boat cruise along the glacier water of Lake Lodalen, renowned for its awe-inspiring mountains, waterfalls, and the famed Kjenndal glacier. Later, embark on a Troll Car journey, immersing yourself in majestic mountain surroundings as you step onto Briksdal Glacier and explore Jostedal Glacier National Park.

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Friday, June 20, 2025

Stavanger
Stavanger, the Edge of Norway, is known for stunning fjords, blockbuster cliffs, pristine beaches, and preserved wooden houses. The Oil Capital of Norway is renowned for its preserved wooden houses. Its most famous location is Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock), named the world’s most breathtaking viewpoint. Today, explore the street art scene, tasty restaurants, the old town, the Maritime, Petroleum Museum, or the historic 12th-century Cathedral. (B, L, D)

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Saturday, June 21, 2025

Kristiansand
Kristiansand, referred to as “Norway’s Hollywood,” is a popular holiday destination for Norwegians. First settled in the early 5th century, it is now home to cultural, music, and art festivals, making it a great city to explore. With many museums, natural features, and hiking trails, Kristiansand offers a variety of attractions. (B, L, D)

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Sunday, June 22, 2025

At Sea
Make the most of your cruising time onboard today. Whether it’s trying your luck at the  Vegas-style casino, enjoying the serene resort deck with its rooftop garden and boundless ocean views, catching a theater performance, or exploring the diverse dining options among the twenty-nine restaurants, bars, and lounges aboard the Eclipse, you are sure to enjoy the many offerings on your ship. (B, L, D)

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Monday, June 23, 2025

Amsterdam – Depart for Home
This morning, disembark from the Eclipse, carrying memories of your remarkable voyage to Norway as you prepare to fly home. (B)

Kristiansand, Norway Stavanger, Norway Olden, Norway Molde, Norway Amsterdam, Netherlands

Inclusions

Included

  • Economy Class Roundtrip International Airfare from Chicago (ORD)*
  • Roundtrip Airport Transfers from Milwaukee to Chicago (ORD)
  • Premium Hotel Accommodations in Amsterdam and Aboard the Celebrity Eclipse**
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Expert English-Speaking Guides
  • Classic Beverage Package and Basic Wi-Fi Package****
  • 22 Meals (9 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 7 Dinners)
  • Gratuities for Cruise Staff, Drivers, Local Guides, and Tour Director
  • Taxes and Fees as of 5/21/24
  • Complete Services of Cruise & Tour Including Tour Director
 

*Other gateways may be available upon request. Additional charges may apply.
**Hotels may be substituted due to unforeseen circumstances.
***ETIAS: The European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) is a visa waiver/pre-screening program for ALL travelers who are visiting countries in the Schengen Area, Cyprus, Bulgaria, and Romania, expected to come into effect sometime in 2025. For more information, please visit the official website: www.etias.info.
****Guests booking Suites receive the Premium Beverage and Premium Wi-Fi Packages.

Extraordinary Experiences

  • Cocktails with your host, Dan O’Donnell.
  • Get to know Dan O’Donnell during a Q&A session.
  • Cruise through Olden and immerse yourself in the magnificence of Briksdal Glaciers, the largest in Europe.
  • Embark on a Troll Car tour through Jostedal Glacier National Park and revel in its wonders.

 

Not Included

  • Increases in Taxes, Fees, or Surcharges after 5/21/24
  • Travel Insurance
  • Air Upgrades
  • Airline Baggage Fees
  • Optional Tours
  • ETIAS Authorization***
  • Items of a Personal Nature

 


 

Activity Level 2

As this tour requires average physical activity, participants should be in overall good health, standing for periods of time, climbing stairs, and able to walk longer distances over level and uneven surfaces.

 

Testimonials

The anticipation was exciting, the realization was thrilling, and the end is filled with memories, stunning and lasting. I am enjoying being back home; however, I would sign up again without reservations! You are to be commended for the impeccable realization of the cruise which went without flaws. Thank you for a most enjoyable and perfect cruise!
- Monique
We Loved the Cruise!!!!! All the planning paid off in spades. Cruise and Tour does a wonderful job setting everything in motion, explaining things in detail, and executing all according to plan.
- Joe & Sue

Accommodations

Park Centraal Amsterdam, Amsterdam
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Celebrity Eclipse
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Ocean View (O2)
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Veranda (V2)
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Concierge Class (C2)
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AquaClass Stateroom with Veranda (A2)
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Sky Suite (S1)
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Sunset Suite with Veranda (SS)
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Celebrity Suite with Veranda (CS)
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Royal Suite with Veranda (RS)
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Rates

O2 - Oceanview$6,899Per Person Double Occupancy
O2 - Oceanview Single Supplement (Limited Availability)$2,099Per Single
V2 - Veranda$7,299Per Person Double Occupancy
V2 - Veranda Single Supplement (Limited Availability)$2,499Per Single
C2 - Concierge Class with Veranda$7,399Per Person Double Occupancy
A2 - AquaClass with Veranda (Doubles Only)$7,799Per Person Double Occupancy
S1 - Sky Suite with Veranda$9,199Per Person Double Occupancy
SS - Sunset Sky Suite with Veranda (Select Prime Location)$9,499Per Person Double Occupancy
CS - Celebrity Suite with Veranda$11,999Per Person Double Occupancy
RS - Royal Suite with Veranda$13,699Per Person Double Occupancy
Travel InsuranceQuoted at time of BookingPer Person

 


Deposit/Payment

      • A $1,000 per person deposit is required with your reservation.
      • A second deposit in the amount of $2,000 is due 11/14/24.
      • Final payment due 2/13/25.
      • All payments can be made by credit card or check.

Cancellation/Refund

      • Your initial $1,000 deposit is refundable through 11/13/24, less a $500 per person cancellation fee.
      • Between 11/14/24 and 2/13/25, the cancellation charge is 50% of deposits paid.
      • After 2/13/25 or non-appearance on departure day, 100% of the cost of your travel arrangements is forfeited.

 

Call 800-383-3131 to Reserve Your Spot Today!

How to Book

  1. Call Cruise & Tour at (800) 383-3131 or REQUEST A CALL
  2. Ask to have a place held on this trip
  3. You will receive an email with a link to our online registration form

Fill it out and you’re in!

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Travel Insurance Information

Travel Insured International
Worldwide Trip Protector

Cruise & Tour recommends that you purchase travel insurance.

To purchase travel protection insurance:

  1. Click here to view and print the Travel Insured International brochure which has a brief summary of coverage.
  2. After making your travel reservation and deposit, a Cruise & Tour representative will create an insurance quote for you. You will receive that travel insurance quote from Travel Insured International Customer Care.
  3. From here you will be able to view the quote, add additional coverage options such as Cancel for Any Reason, and purchase your policy all in the Travel Insured International Portal.

Please Note: Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion will be waived if you purchase the protection plan within 21 days of the date of your initial trip payment. Options such as Cancel for Any Reason or Interrupt for Any Reason must also be purchased within 21 days of the date of your initial trip payment.

To view and print the Explanation of Benefits, click here.

Covered events for trip
Cancellation/Interruption
Sickness, Accidental Injury or Death of You, Your Travel Companion, Family Member, or Business Partner Job Loss or Lay Off Traffic Accident en Route to Departure Weather Natural Disaster at Destination Extension of School Year Terrorist Attack Revoked Military Leave Strike Bankruptcy of Travel Supplier Being Hijacked, Quarantined, Subpoenaed, or Asked to Serve on Jury Duty
* See Travel Insured International Description of Coverage for complete coverage details.