Norway and Spitsbergen Cruise

Come aboard the L'Austral to explore this extraordinary region - Arctic Norway and Spitsbergen. On this luxury cruise, sail to a nature that is colored by polar hues. Thus, over 8 days, sailing from fjord to fjord and glacier to glacier, you will discover the Polar universe in all its diversity.

Day 1

    Kirkenes, Norway

    Embark this evening and settle into your luxurious accommodations in preparation for your upcoming Arctic voyage.A group charter flight from Paris and arrival transfers are included in your cruise fare.

    Day 2

      At Sea

      Day 3

        Svalbard, Hornsund

        Svalbard has a history of exceptional wildlife density. Seventeenth century whalers, trappers adventurers, bear hunter, gold diggers, Pole conquerors and more have gone before the L'Austral as you approach this polar land in hues of tinted colors. Icebergs, ice caps and more comprise a fascinating universe covered by more than 55% of glaciers creating a ragged sea front. The days of sailing will be punctuated by unique shore trips by Zodiac - either by the light of dawn or later in the day, all with the goal of trying to approach the lord of the sea ice, the polar bear.

        Day 4

          Svalbard, Bellsund

          Your Arctic adventures continue as you voyage to Bellsund.

          Day 5

            Svalbard, North West National Park

            Navigate towards the ice floe.

            Day 6

              Svalbard, Ny Alesund & King Bay

              Continued polar exploration.

              Day 7

                Svalbard, Isjford & Templefjord

                Fjord navigation.

                Day 8

                  Longyearbyen, Norway

                  Disembarkation this morning for your continued journey home. A group charter flight to Paris and airport transfers are included in your cruise fare.
                   Superior StateroomDeluxe StateroomPrestige Stateroom - Deck 4Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6Deluxe SuitePrestige Suite - Deck 5Prestige Suite - Deck 6Owners Suite
                  Please note:
                  Fares are based on double occupancy and are capacity controlled. Rates may increase at any time as the ship sells out and subject to change without notice.
                  Not included in rates:
                  - Air transportation and airport taxes
                  - Port and safety taxes
                  - Gratuities
                  - Optional shore excursions -booked onboard. (Except Antarctic & Arctic voyages)
                  - Personal expenses onboard
                  - Personal insurance

                  Children welcome:
                  - Flexible, or connecting staterooms
                  - Baby-sitting service on request
                  - Children's menus, fun tea parties, games, piano lessons and a host of other activities
                  - Special kids' rates

                  Please note:
                  Fares are based on double occupancy and are capacity controlled. Rates may increase at any time as the ship sells out and subject to change without notice.
                  Fares are per person and include the following:
                  • All meals while on board the ship (from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation)
                  • Captain’s welcome cocktail and gala dinner
                  • Mineral water, tea, filter coffee, a selection of white, red and rosι wines offered during meals; afternoon tea
                  • Evening entertainment and events
                  • Luggage transfer from pier to the ship and vice versa
                  • Room service 24h (special selection)
                  • Direct flight as follow: chartered flights from/to Paris in Economy-class on European airline
                  • Meet and Greet by representatives at the destination airport, transfers to and/or from the ship

                  Special program for US/Canada Bookings: The all inclusive package includes the Open Bar (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands...list available upon request), port taxes, fuel surcharge and gratuities

                  Fares do not include:
                  • Airport taxes (subject to modification)
                  • Port and safety taxes
                  • Any ground services before and/or after the cruise other than the ones mentioned
                  • Optional Open bar package
                  • Optional Spa package to be booked prior your departure; please ask for more information
                  • Optional shore excursions
                  • Beverages other than the ones mentioned
                  • Laundry services, hair salon and ΰ la carte Spa treatments
                  • Personal expenses, on board medical consultations and drug prescriptions
                  • Gratuities (included only in cruise package sold in US/Canada)
                  • Cancellation/luggage/assistance/repatriation/medical insurance(s)
                  • Visa, disembarkation taxes, environmental taxes and/or national park fees if applicable

                  Deposit & Payment

                  Initial deposit is 30%, and most travelers will call our office and pay the deposit with a credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, and Discover. Alternatively, you can send a check to our Missoula, Montana, office or register online at:

                  Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure.

                  Final payment by Visa, Mastercard, Discover or AmEx.

                  Booking last minute? No problem! Please contact one of our trip planners, and we can get you on your way if booking less than 100 days prior to departure.

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                  Cancellation Policy

                  Days Prior to departureFee
                  Antarctic & Arctic Cruises
                  91 days or more$450
                  90-61 days30% cruise cost
                  60-46 days55% cruise cost
                  45-31 days80% cruise cost
                  30-0 days100% cruise cost
                  All other Cruises
                  45 days or more$450
                  44-31 days55% cruise cost
                  30-0 days100% cruise cost