On August 6th, 2023, a voyage of discovery and delight embarks from England aboard the gorgeous Prima, the latest addition to Norwegian Cruise Line’s innovative fleet. This 11-night cruise, organized by Kosherica, the leading company in the Kosher cruise industry, will take you through the breathtaking landscapes of Iceland, Norway, Belgium, and Amsterdam before culminating in England. On top of experiencing the local cultures and breathtaking views, you will also be immersed in a distinctly Jewish environment, ensuring a travel experience that combines tradition and adventure in equal measure.
The Prima: A Luxurious Journey
The Prima, the newest vessel from the Norwegian Cruise Line, is a testament to luxury, comfort, and innovative design. With spacious rooms, panoramic sea views, state-of-the-art fitness centers, indulgent spas, and high-end shopping options, it is a floating paradise ready to enhance your cruising experience. The ship offers a unique open-air promenade called Ocean Boulevard, which offers food, drink, and stunning 360-degree views. All of this is underpinned by the exceptional service the warm and friendly crew provides.
Kosherica: The Jewish Experience on Sea
Kosherica, well-known for its exquisite Kosher cruises, ensures that Jewish culture and traditions are seamlessly woven into the cruising experience. As you sail on the Prima, you will enjoy freshly prepared gourmet Kosher meals under strict supervision, ensuring the highest Kosher standards. In addition, Shabbat onboard is an unforgettable spiritual experience, complete with candle lighting, Kabbalat Shabbat services, and beautiful Shabbat dinners.
Enriching lectures on Jewish history, culture, and tradition are also part of the experience, making this cruise an opportunity for relaxation and learning. Kosherica also ensures that every festival, from Rosh Hashanah to Chanukah, is celebrated with joy and reverence, making the ship feel like a floating home away from home.
The Itinerary: Discovering Northern Europe
The journey begins in England, a land rich in Jewish history and heritage. You can explore the Tower of London, the British Museum, and many of the city’s synagogues before and after the magnificent cruise.
The first stop is in the magical land of Iceland, famous for its geysers, glaciers, and enchanting Northern Lights. The capital city, Reykjavik, boasts an intriguing Jewish history, and the country’s breathtaking landscapes remind us of the magnificence of the Creator’s handiwork.
Next, we sail to Norway, known for its spectacular fjords and vibrant cultural life. The city of Oslo is home to the Jewish Museum, where you can learn about the rich Jewish history in Scandinavia. A walk through the city’s old quarter is an opportunity to absorb the local culture, while the natural beauty of the fjords is a sight to behold.
Our journey then takes us to Belgium, with its beautiful architecture and rich Jewish heritage. The city of Antwerp, in particular, is known for its vibrant Jewish community and is famous for its diamond district, largely run by Orthodox Jews.
Finally, we head to Amsterdam, a city of deep Jewish historical significance. You can visit the Anne Frank House, the Portuguese Synagogue, and the Jewish Historical Museum here. Amsterdam’s canals, flower markets, and local life are also delightful to explore.
Conclusion: An Unforgettable Journey
This 11-night cruise with Kosherica on the Prima offers an unforgettable experience that combines the delights of travel with the warmth of Jewish tradition. From the Kosher gourmet meals and the Shabbat services to the educational lectures and cultural exploration, every aspect of this trip is designed to enrich your senses and soul. With the majestic scenery of Iceland, Norway, Belgium, and Amsterdam as the backdrop, this journey promises to be the voyage of a lifetime. Don’t miss this chance to explore the world in luxury and faith, surrounded by breathtaking beauty and deep-rooted Jewish traditions.
Our world is vast, diverse, and waiting to be explored. Join us, and set sail on a journey of discovery and spiritual enlightenment. We promise it will be a voyage you will never forget.