Northern Europe Yacht Charter Guide

For a summer getaway based purely on hours of sunlight, Northern Europe’s epic cruising grounds come up trumps.

Long regarded as one of Europe’s most pristine cruising grounds with scenery on an epic scale, the timeless quality of Northern Europe’s coastlines has changed little over the past centuries, leaving a unique atmosphere that is best enjoyed from the decks of a luxury yacht. Dare to discover the spectacular fjords, volcanic landscapes, archipelagos and inland waterways of the Baltic Sea and the non-traditional cruising grounds of the British Isles by the likes of the Solent, the Channel Islands and Scotland. You can expect quintessential British countryside mixed with coastal cool seaside towns backed by rolling green meadows.

The Baltic Sea has long been regarded as one of Europe’s most pristine cruising grounds. As the allure of bright nights and days blurring into one draws travelers north to reset their compass, the enchanting coastlines of Norway, Sweden and Denmark offer myriad delights that are bathed in the warmth of endless summer days. You will not get tired of the epic scenery. The timeless quality of these coastlines has changed little over the past centuries, leaving a unique atmosphere that is best enjoyed from the decks of a luxury yacht.

The coastlines of Scandinavia provide an abundance of charter experiences. From their sleepy fishing villages to medieval castles, the timeless quality of scenes that have changed little over the centuries is an intriguing backdrop to any luxury yacht charter. You can spend time ashore in the cosmopolitan cities of Stockholm and Copenhagen or cruise the dramatic fjords of Norway and the alluring coastline of Denmark and its islands. For those looking for even more adventure and a different landscape than your yacht’s sprawling sundeck, the spectacular coastline of Iceland provides dramatic scenery at every anchorage, while Finland offers plenty of natural wonders for an action-packed charter.

The dramatic fjords are what draw most luxury yachts to explore these majestic cruising grounds. From Stavanger up to Bergen, spend time ashore exploring the medieval architecture, restaurants and cafés, before cruising through the deep blue fjords and coastline dotted with farms and villages. Continue up to the Lofoten Islands, part of the Arctic Circle, for even more tranquil cruising opportunities. A Northern Europe yacht charter promises days filled with the Midnight sun, quaint and picturesque British villages and endless strolls along the charming streets of these beautiful countries’ downtown centers.

Location Highlights

  • Explore the picturesque Scottish cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow
  • Head ashore to London and enjoy the lively atmosphere of England's lovely capital
  • Hike Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord
  • Visit Stockholm to enjoy some high-end shopping and local cuisine
  • Crusie the coast of Scotland in search of puffins, gray seals and other wildlife
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