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The stunning fjords of Norway

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Example 6 Day Cruise aboard MS Lofoten
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Join the MS Lofoten on this 6-day southbound voyage through the Norwegian fjords. Begin in Kirkenes, cross the Arctic Circle, navigate your way through pristine fjords, and stop to greet the locals in charming coastal villages. The fjords of Norway offer wonderful opportunities for photographers with their unmatched, unspoiled beauty. 

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Kirkenes | Embark
Day 2 : Hammerfest | Tromso
Day 3 : Vesteralen | Lofoten Islands
Day 4 : Arctic Circle, Seven Sisters
Day 5 : Trondheim | Kristiansund
Day 6 : Bergen | Disembark

Highlights

  • Visit Hammerfest, where signs of settlement date back to the Stone Age
  • Pass through the inlets and isles of the Lofoten Islands
  • Cross the Arctic Circle and celebrate in an on-deck ceremony
  • Tour Nidaros Cathedral, Scandinavia's largest medieval building

Ship

MS Lofoten

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

The stunning fjords of Norway Birds soar above colorful buildings in the Norwegian fjords A small home in the Norwegian fjords Small, picturesque villages line the shores of Norway A misty morning in the Norwegian fjords

Day 1 Kirkenes | Embark

Board the ship in Kirkenes, known as the Capital of the Barents Region and the Gateway to the East. The people who live in Kirkenes speak Norwegian, Sámi, Finnish, and Russian. Settle in to your cabin and begin your southbound journey down the coastline of Norway.

Day 2 Hammerfest | Tromso

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Reach Honningsvåg early in the morning and begin your day with an excursion to the North Cape. Enjoy breakfast 1,000 feet above the churning Atlantic Ocean. Hammerfest, where signs of settlement date back to the Stone Age, still plays an important role as a fishing settlement. Visit the Meridian Column, erected in 1854 to commemorate the first precise measurement of the globe - an achievement so important it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Arrive in Tromsø, where you may choose to book a seat at the Midnight Concert at the Arctic Cathedral.

Day 3 Vesteralen | Lofoten Islands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Pass through the Lofoten Islands as the ship negotiates a stunning network of inlets and isles, then enter the spectacular and dramatic Trollfjord.

Day 4 Arctic Circle, Seven Sisters

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The Helgeland coast, which offers hundreds of islets, fertile farmlands, and steep mountains is worth getting up early to experience. Legends and myths are numerous along this part of the coast. Celebrate the second crossing of the Arctic Circle out on deck.

Day 5 Trondheim | Kristiansund

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrive in Trondheim in the early morning. Nidaros Cathedral, in which three Queens and seven Kings have been crowned, is Scandinavia's largest medieval building and definitely worth a visit. The town of Kristiansund, located on the scenic Atlantic Road, holds the rather obscure title of Norway's 'cured cod capital,' owing to the nature of its main export.

Day 6 Bergen | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Make the most of your final impressions of Norway as you say goodbye. Enjoy the last few nautical miles of fascinating scenery ahead of you, such as the picturesque Nordfjord below the enormous Jostedal Glacier. Navigate the estuary of the mighty Sognefjord and get the best views of the archipelago en route.

MS Lofoten

Per person starting at
$1,470
A comfortable cabin aboard the MS Lofoten
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Category A
54-86 square feet. Upper and lower berths, most with porthole, some with no/limited view, shower/wc.
MS Lofoten Category I
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Category D
54-75 square feet. Upper and lower berths, washbasin only.
MS Lofoten Category J
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Category J
54-140 square feet. With limited/no view, separate beds, shower/wc
MS Lofoten Category J
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Category I
54-108 square feet. Upper berth and lower bed that can be turned into a sofa, shower/wc.
MS Lofoten Category N
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Category N
54-140 square feet. Separate beds, where one bed can be turned into a sofa, shower/wc.

Notes

Included:
*Voyage in cabin grade of your choice on a full board basis
*English-speaking tour leader on board
*Entrance fee to the Hurtigruten Museum

Not Included:
*Transfers
*Optional excursions
*Luggage handling

Included

  • 5 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 5 Dinners
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Our guide and driver were very good with their knowledge and were very helpful with our questions. It was a very pleasant visit that would have been impossible to do on our own. Hotels and restaurants were fantastic. The special places we got to go to, like the kitchens, were great. Enjoyed the entire trip!
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