skies you’ll ever see. After exploring some of the northernmost cities in the world, circle back to the Netherlands and glide through the canals of Amsterdam. At the Rijksmuseum, works by masters like Rembrandt and Vermeer transport you to the Dutch countryside, and the Van Gogh Museum takes you on a journey through the landscapes of France, which is exactly where your voyage will take you next. After island hopping through the Azores, you’ll have relaxing days at sea to savor your memories and try to choose your most treasured. Was it gawking at the sumptuous summer “cottages” of the Carnegies, Rockefellers and Vanderbilts in Bar Harbor or strolling through the gardens of the Palace of Versailles in Paris? Maybe your favorite moment was gazing across the Arctic Sea from North Cape, a 1,000-foot rocky plateau at Europe’s northernmost outpost, or perhaps it was snapping a selfie with the 40-foot puppy carpeted with flowers at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. There’s no need to pick a favorite — you will cherish them all. CALL 1.844.4REGENT (1.844.473.4368) | VISIT RSSC.COM OR CONTACT YOUR TRAVEL ADVISOR 31 2020 GRAND ARCTIC DISCOVERY CATHERINE PALACE ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA ÅLESUND, NORWAY A HIDDEN GEM Ålesund, Norway Even though Ålesund is within reach of some of Norway’s most astounding natural wonders, the town itself is worthy of exploration. After a devastating fire, the city reimagined and rebuilt, leaving you with a wonderland of art nouveau architecture to admire. Or you can head into the countryside to behold a landscape so magnificent that it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Cruise the West Norwegian Fjords for stunning views of towering, sheer rock walls decorated with plunging waterfalls, impossibly green meadows and thick forests, glacier lakes and rugged mountain ranges.