12 Day Cruise

07/03/2022 - 07/14/2022

Givens Terry
Terryl Givens
Givens Fiona
Fiona Givens

Terryl & Fiona Givens will enlighten our group with his fascinating talks on sea days. Join our optional tours at the ports to make the most of your cruise experience. From Invergordon, we travel to Urquhart Castle and then sail on Loch Ness to watch for “Nessy”. Tour the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh—a truly royal city and travel the Royal Mile from Holyroodhouse to the Edinburgh Castle. Lerwick offers dramatic sculptured cliffsVictorian houses and the region’s namesake ponies. Our first port in Norway, we visit the Bergenhus Fortress and Bryggen—the old wharf which is on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Built on islands extending into the sea, Ålesund’s scenic views of fjords and the Sunnmore Alps is accented by the unique Jugend-style architecture. A memorable highlight of our tour in Ísafjörđur allows us to take an inside look into the lives of the locals at the Hversdagssafn Museum of Everyday Life. See a 100’ geysir and Gullfoss Waterfall as we travel the Golden Circle in Reykjavik. Sailing with the Givens and our adventurous LDS group will create memories to last a lifetime!

Join us for our 2-night pre-cruise tour of the highlights of London!


Day 1 : Southampton (London), England

July 3, 2022 (Sunday)

Day 2 : At Sea

July 4, 2022 (Monday)
Seminars at Sea

Day 3 : Invergordon, Scotland

July 5, 2022 (Tuesday)
The Scottish Highlands are home to famous battles, historic castles and to an even more famous legendary sea monster: Nessie of Loch Ness. Explore Inverness’ picturesque riverside on foot. You’ll pass by the 18th-century Old High Church and the Castle of Inverness, built of red sandstone in 1863 on the site of an 11th-century fortress. 

Day 4 : Edinburgh, Scotland

July 6, 2022 (Wednesday)
Make sure you pack your walking shoes for Edinburgh. Stroll along the medieval Royal Mile to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to see the abbey and Queen Mary’s chambers. Savor the old town’s marvelous Georgian and Victorian architecture. Marvel at the impressive Edinburgh Castle, high on its volcanic crag with a fabulous view.

Day 5 : Lerwick, Shetland Islands

July 7, 2022 (Thursday)
Lerwick is a seafaring town with a proud maritime and Nordic heritage. It’s the only town on Scotland’s Shetland Islands, which were a part of Norway until the 15th century. Originally a fishing village before becoming a major herring port, the town’s harbor today is dotted with sailing ships, private yachts and boats. 

Day 6 : Bergen, Norway

July 8, 2022 (Friday)
View this lovely and charming Norwegian city from your cruise ship and you’ll see how the city is nestled between seven mountains, seven fjords and the North Sea. The Norwegian King resided here, and many historical events took place in this busy port. These events come alive when you amble down the old streets of Bryggen, past picturesque, wooden buildings and the Romanesque-style St. Mary’s church

Day 7 : Alesund, Norway

July 9, 2022 (Saturday)
One of Norway’s most beautiful towns, renowned for its Jugend-style architecture and art nouveau style. Cruise visitors will immediately notice Ålesund’s unique layout, as it is built on islands extending to the sea, and offers scenic views of fjords and the Sunnmore Alps. Ålesund is the fishing capital of Norway.

Day 8 : At Sea

July 10, 2022 (Sunday)
Seminars at Sea

Day 9 : Akureyri, Iceland

July 11, 2022 (Monday)
Nestled along the shores of one of the most breathtaking fjords in Iceland, Akureyri is the nation’s second largest urban area and a center of Icelandic folk culture. Visit the museums, hike along the extraordinary vistas or explore the botanical gardens. 

Day 10 : Isafjordur, Iceland

July 12, 2022 (Tuesday)
As the largest town in Iceland’s remote Westfjords’s region, Ísafjörður is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts. Originally a church site and a 16th century trading post, the town of Ísafjörður is home to wonderful museums and historic sites for those wishing to learn about the region’s rich heritage and local culture.

Day 11 : Reykjavik, Iceland

July 13, 2022 (Wednesday)
There’s a good reason that Iceland is considered a photographer’s dream destination. Its terrain is visually stunning, offering views of lava flows, hot springs, unspoiled nature – and colorful, fascinating cities like Reykjavik. The world’s most northerly capital brings together quaint villages, exciting museums, a flourishing music scene and restaurants that rival Europe’s finest.

Day 12 : Reykjavik, Iceland

July 14, 2022 (Thursday)


Ship Information: Norwegian Star

Norwegian Star blends the relaxed Freestyle Cruising concept with cruises to The Caribbean, Europe, South America, Mexican Riviera, Panama Canal, and Transatlantic. Onboard, Norwegian Star features a large delicious dining options, a sprawling spa, plus tons of fun for kids of every age. So whether you’re exploring Europe, sipping virgin Piña Coladas in The Caribbean, or cruising across the Atlantic, this ship offers it all.


All Rates are per person based on double occupancy. Call for rates on 3rd and 4th persons in same cabin. Organize 8 cabins and earn $1,356.00 towards your cabin!

Inside CALL
Ocean View CALL
Balcony CALL
Taxes & Govt. Fees $398

Terms and Conditions: Advertised rates INCLUDE port charges but DO NOT INCLUDE shore excursions, airfare, or gratuities. We will be happy to book your air if you would like–air is available at all major gateways.  A $250 deposit, per person, is required to reserve your space. Final payment is due February 25, 2022.Deposit is refundable prior to final payment without penalty. Within three months of the cruise, the tours and cruise are non-refundable. Space can be recalled at anytime before the sail date so BOOK EARLY!

Passports: Passports are required for this sailing and must be good for at least 6 months prior to the end of the cruise.


Terryl Givens
Terryl Givens did graduate work in intellectual history at Cornell and in comparative literature at UNC Chapel Hill, where he received his Ph.D. He is Professor Emeritus of Literature and Religion at the University of Richmond, and the Neal A. Maxwell Senior Research Fellow at Brigham Young University. His numerous books include a history of Latter-day Saint theology, (Wrestling the Angel and Feeding the Flock with Oxford University Press) and several studies of LDS scripture, culture, biography and history. The New York Times has called his scholarship “provocative reading,” and he has been a commentator on LDS topics on PBS, CNN, and NPR. With his wife Fiona, he has published several books that celebrate the Restored Gospel; they travel frequently to speak on the topic of finding faith in trying times.
Fiona Givens
Fiona Givens was born in Nairobi, Kenya, educated in British convent schools, and converted to the LDS church in Frankfurt, Germany. She earned degrees in French, German, and in European History while co-raising six children. Fiona is a frequent speaker on podcasts and at conferences addressing both LDS and interfaith audiences. She works now as an independent scholar in religious studies, having published articles and chapters in several journals and scholarly collections from LDS Living to University of Illinois Press. With her husband, she is the co-author of The God Who Weeps, The Christ Who Heals, The Crucible of Doubt, and most recently, All Things New: Rethinking Sin, Salvation, and Everything in Between. She and Terryl are teachers in their Midway, Utah ward.

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