Next year in 2016, the Disney Cruise Line will return to the Norwegian land of Frozen and discover for the first time (in forever) the British Isles and Scotland, England, Ireland and France. In total, Disney will visit more than 15 European countries composed of the Baltic, Iceland, the Greek Isles and the Mediterranean. Additionally, the cruise line will repeat Alaska, the Caribbean and the Bahamas.

New British Isles

The Disney Cruise Line will greet the British Isles on June 5, 2016 for a 12-night itinerary. The Disney Magic will make inaugural calls at Invergordon and Greenock (Glasgow), Scotland; Newcastle and Liverpool, England; Dublin, Ireland; Le Havre (Paris), France; and Guernsey; one of the Channel Islands; and the cruise line will return to Kirkwall, Scotland.

British Isles
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Sailing highlights will include the Scottish Highlands and the country’s cuisine and castles. The magic of Paris, Liverpool home to the British Invasion, the rural Guernsey, and the urban Dublin are also on the menu.

New Iceland and Norway

Iceland will additionally be features with two new 12-night Disney Magic itineraries. Each sailing will stop for two days in Reykjavik and a day visit in Akureyri, Iceland; Bergen, Norway; and Kirkwall, Scotland. On June 17, 2016, embarking from Dover, England and disembarking at Copenhagen, Denmark; the cruise ship will also arrive at Stavanger, Norway and Newcastle, England.

Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf in Bergen, Norway
(Copyright © Disney Cruise Line ~ Chloe Rice, photographer)

In reverse, from Copenhagen to Dover on July 13, 2016, the Disney Magic will also visit Oslo and Kristiansand, Norway and Invergordon, Scotland.

Norwegian Fjords
(Copyright © Disney Cruise Line ~ Chloe Rice, photographer)

With three days in Iceland, there will be ample time to explore the country’s natural wonders like volcanoes, lava fields, glaciers and thermal springs. Viking culture will additionally be discovered in Norway.

New Norwegian Fjords from Dover

Also a first, Disney Cruise Line will depart from Dover, England on a 7-night cruise to the fjords of Norway. Leaving on May 29, 2016, the Disney Magic will stop at Stavanger, Alesund, Geiranger and Bergen, Norway.

Geiranger, Norway – Does the troll fellow in the background look familiar? 😉
(Copyright © Disney Cruise Line ~ Jimmy DeFlippo, photographer)

The Scandinavian culture enchants with its mountain ranges, expansive glaciers, and beautiful fjords; plus its striking architecture, storybook villages and storied city centers.

More Summer 2016 Itineraries

What’s more in 2016, the Disney Magic will make calls in northern Europe, the Greek Isles and the Mediterranean with 7-night and longer cruises.

As for the rest of the fleet, the Disney Wonder will sail to Alaska from Vancouver, Canada to Tracy Arm Fjord, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan. The Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy will continue to sail from Port Canaveral, Florida to the Bahamas, the Caribbean, and Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay on a variety of itineraries.

Disney Wonder in Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska
(Copyright © Disney Cruise Line ~ Diana Zalucky, photographer)

This year, you can also join MiceChat and yours truly onboard the MiceChat Disney Wonder cruise to Alaska on June 1, 2015. Visit Fairy Godmother Travel for more information (or write to [email protected]). I’d love to meet you in person!

To learn more about Disney Cruise Line‘s 2016 itineraries, visit the cruise line’s website here.

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Jason Leppert is a dedicated Disney fanboy and cruise travel journalist with over 175 sailings under his belt and a fresh, youthful perspective on the cruise industry. He has been cruising – and more importantly, visiting Disneyland – since before he was even two years old thanks to his parents’ shared passion for traveling and their desire to experience all journeys together as a family. He now explores the world with his beautiful wife and fellow Disney aficionado Heidi by his side. Jason is the founding editor of and regular producer of videos for the Popular Cruising YouTube channel, as well as cruise editor at TravelAge West. He also contributes to Cruise Critic and Porthole magazine. You can follow him at the following social media networks: YouTube, TwitterFacebook, Instagram