Norway: Set Sail Aboard Fjords Norwegian Cruises
Experience Norway’s captivating beauty in winter
Due to its northerly location, Norway has seen plenty of glacial action throughout the millennia. As a result, magnificent fjords have formed along the coastline, presenting viewers with awe-inspiring vistas. See the breathtaking sight of the fjords on Norwegian cruises which take you on a terrific voyage along the fragmented coastline, calling at coastal cities like Trondheim, Ålesund and Tromsø. When you go ashore, choose from a selection of exciting excursions or simply soak up the charm and character of each settlement. Throughout your tour of the fjords on Norwegian cruises, there is always the chance that you will see the fabulous Northern Lights. If you are lucky enough to witness these natural phenomena in all their glory, you can expect your Norway cruise in winter to be an experience of a lifetime. As the swirling colours flicker and ripple against the blackness of the night sky, the glistening white snow that blankets the landscapes becomes illuminated with an atmospheric glow, creating a real dream-like scene.
When you sail around the fjords on Norwegian cruises, you can expect a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere on board. The interior is decorated to a very fine standard with locally crafted works of art adorning the walls. The cabins are cosy and comfortable, the facilities are excellent, and the freshly prepared cuisine is simply divine. Choose an Arctic cruise in winter for a completely unique holiday experience.
Day 1 - Set Sail from Bergen
Fly into Bergen, gateway to the fjords. From the airport, transfer to the quayside where the ship awaits. Locate your cabin and relax in the ship’s stylish Panorama Lounge before enjoying a hearty dinner of local cuisine as you set sail to discover the fjords on Norwegian cruises. Admire the stunning views from the enormous windows in the lounge, and keep an eye on the skies to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights.Meals included:Dinner
Day 2 - Ålesund
Wake up this morning to magnificent views of the entrance to Geirangerfjord, Norway’s most famous and arguably most beautiful fjord. Rightly deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the fjord has several islands at its entrance, with the charming city of Ålesund spread across two of them. Explore the sights of this attractive city when you tour the fjords on Norwegian cruises.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Visit Trondheim
Today we visit one of the oldest cities in Norway which is located on the south shore of Trondheimsfjord, giving you chance to see another one of the spectacular fjords on Norwegian cruises. This city was once the capital during the Viking era and was an important centre for trading. Explore Trondheim’s medieval streets, visit the impressive Nidaros Cathedral, or perhaps browse around the Ringve Museum of music.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - The Arctic Circle Crossing
Venturing now into Arctic waters, the scenery becomes more and more incredible, especially during the winter when the landscapes are enveloped in pristine white snow. Your chances of seeing the Northern Lights also improve when you reach these northerly latitudes. Today the ship docks at Bodø and Svolvær, letting you see the sights of both of these charming coastal settlements.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 - The Arctic Capital – Tromsø
After a leisurely morning admiring the coastal scenery from the ship, we dock at one of the best locations for viewing the Northern Lights. Spend some time sightseeing in this modern city and perhaps visit one of the incredible museums and learn about life in these high latitudes. When night falls, keep watching the skies for the Northern Lights before you continue your tour of the fjords on Norwegian cruises.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 - Honningsvåg
More spectacular scenery can be seen from the ship today as she rounds the northern tip of Norway. When you visit the fjords on Norwegian cruises, you have the opportunity to take an excursion to the incredible North Cape and stand at the very edge of the cliff at the northernmost point of mainland Europe. Today the ship docks at Hammerfest and Honningsvåg.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 - Reach Kirkenes
The ship sails the final leg of the journey on its way to Kirkenes, close to the Russian border, where tours of the fjords on Norwegian cruises conclude. Enjoy the alluring wintry scenes before bidding farewell to your fellow passengers and transferring to the airport for your return flight to the UK.Meals included:Breakfast
- 6 night Northern Lights cruise.
- Boarding point Bergen and disembarking in Kirkenes
- Half Board
- Transfers on day 7
- International flights between Uk and Bergen and Kirkenes back to the UK with the package only
- Airport transfers with the package only
- Luggage handling
- Travel insurance
- Optional carbon balancing fee (£5 per person)
- Fuel Surcharge
FLIGHTS ARE BASED ON LONDON GATWICK OR HEATHROW DEPARTURES. PLEASE CALL ONE OF OUR TRAVEL ADVISORS FOR REGIONAL AIRPORT DEPARTURES. We also provide exciting Northern Lights tours in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.