Norway: Norwegian Coastal Voyage Tromso – Kirkenes – Bergen
A fascinating tour of Norway’s highlights
Bathe in the beauty of a Nordic winter wonderland when you embark on a Norwegian coastal voyage. Experience the serenity of travelling by ship to some of Norway’s most incredible locations and participate in exciting excursions and activities. Sailing from Tromsø, we travel north and witness the delights of Honningsvåg and the majestic presence of the North Cape. The Norwegian coastal voyage takes you to prominent positions to search for the captivating colours of the Northern Lights, which embrace the skies of the ebony winter nights, should conditions permit. During the winter voyage, guests will delight in the cultures and history of Norway’s cities, and can absorb the sensational aesthetics of regions that are abundant in both natural landscapes and mesmerising architecture.
A Norwegian coastal voyage provides the perfectly balanced blend of relaxing sailing upon the fjords and exciting shore excursions. Take the opportunity to photograph Norway’s coastal brilliance as you journey from one location to the next. Wrap up warm and take to the deck of the ship where you can enjoy capturing images of the country’s stunning sealife and coastal wildlife, which includes whales, King Crabs and several species of bird.
Day 1 - London to Tromsø
Departing from either London Gatwick or Heathrow, arrive in Tromsø and board the ship for the beginning of the Norwegian coastal voyage. Owing to its position in the Arctic, Tromsø is renowned for hosting appearances of the Northern Lights and boasts a picturesque backdrop of mountain ranges and fjords, which add to the beauty of the phenomena.Meals included:Dinner
Day 2 - North Cape
We arrive in Hammerfest in the morning before making our way to Honningsvåg, where we stride to the edge of the famous North Cape, the northernmost point in mainland Europe. Absorb incredible views of the ocean from the cliff’s peak and enjoy the visitors’ centre, restaurant and museum, which can also be found at the North Cape.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Kirkenes
Continuing our Norwegian coastal voyage, the ship sails effortlessly to the town of Kirkenes, where we visit the stunning Snowhotel. Built using snow and ice, the hotel is constructed afresh each year, making it a truly unique piece of architecture.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - Hammerfest
Today’s adventures on the Norwegian costal voyage allow you to learn about the incredible history of the Sámi people when we arrive at Hammerfest. Explore the town and visit its museums and galleries, which offer an intriguing insight into Sámi traditions and culture. Later, we return once again to Tromsø, where you can attend the Midnight Concert at the spectacular Arctic Cathedral.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 - Lofoten Islands
Winding its way through the Lofoten Islands, the ship sails past the famous bird cliffs and then meanders along the glistening waters towards Svolvær, where we alight in the evening. Take advantage of the winter nights and look to the skies for the captivating dance of the Aurora Borealis.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 - Arctic Circle
Today on the Norwegian coastal voyage we cross the Arctic Circle and pass the majestic peaks of the Seven Sisters mountain range. When we visit Rørvik, take the time to explore the exhibits at the award-winning maritime museum in the village.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 - Trondheim
On the final full day of the Norwegian coastal voyage, delight in the charm of medieval Trondheim. Wander the cobbled streets and discover ancient architecture such as the Nidaros Cathedral, which was built in the 14th century. Sailing south, we visit Kristiansund and Molde, before stopping at Ålesund.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8 - Depart Bergen
Sailing in the morning, we arrive in the afternoon at Bergen, where the Norwegian coastal voyage ends. Transfer to the airport for your journey home.Meals included:Breakfast
- Return economy class flights for the package only from Heathrow or Gatwick. Other departure airports or extra nights in Bergen are available for a supplement.
- Aurora Borealis Voyage
- Hotel as per itinerary description
- Transfers with the package only.
- Meals as per itinerary description
- Travel insurance
- Luggage handling
- Optional excursions
- Optional carbon balancing fee (£5)
Optional Excursions on the Norwegian Coastal Voyage
Space does not permit us to show all of the excursions available at the 34 ports visited on this cruise. If you would like to find out more information, please call the number at the top of this page to speak to one of our Travel Advisors.
For alternatives to the complete Norwegian coastal voyage see our other Norway Fjords Cruises.