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Explore the stunning fjords of Norway on this 7-day expedition cruise. Begin in Bergen and make your way north, cruising through remote fjords, stopping in pristine coastal villages, and navigating your way through off-the-beaten-path destinations. Adventure awaits as you sail to Trondheim, cross the Arctic Circle, and continue your way to the northernmost tip of the European continent.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Bergen | Embark
Day 2 : Alesund | Geirangerfjord
Day 3 : Trondheim
Day 4 : Arctic Circle | Lofoten Islands
Day 5 : Tromso, Gateway to the Arctic
Day 6 : Honningsvag | North Cape
Day 7 : Kirkenes | Disembark


  • Cruise through scenic Geirangerfjord
  • Cross the Arctic Circle en route to the Land of the Midnight Sun
  • Explore small fishing villages in the Lofoten Islands
  • Meet and interact with a local Sami family


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An early morning view of Alesund, Norway Explore the charming coastal city of Bergen A small home in the Norwegian fjords A local sculpture on top of a lookout Charming port cities of the Norwegian fjords

Day 1 Bergen | Embark

Founded in 1070, the vibrant city of Bergen has retained a great deal of local character and history. Explore this cultural gateway to the fjords and spend some time in one of the outdoor cafes and restaurants before boarding the ship. Settle in to your cabin as the ship begins its voyage north.

Day 2 Alesund | Geirangerfjord

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Sail north to Ålesund, a beautiful town renowned for its Art Nouveau architecture. Set course into the spectacular UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord, where you can enjoy a scenic excursion which includes a breathtaking drive down the winding Trollstigen Pass.

Day 3 Trondheim

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The architecture and surroundings in Trondheim create a beautiful setting for any outing, whether as part of a guided tour in Nidaros Cathedral or a casual stroll through the Bakkland district. In the evening, continue to the Land of the Midnight Sun.

Day 4 Arctic Circle | Lofoten Islands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cross the Arctic Circle and arrive in Ørnes. The Arctic Circle marks the southern extremity of the polar, 24-hour sunlit day - often referred to as the 'Midnight Sun.' In the evening, reach Svolvær, the picturesque capital of the Lofoten Islands. These islands are renowned for their small fishing villages with their Bohemian atmosphere, surrounded by majestic granite cliffs and white sandy beaches. Complete your visit with a stroll between the stock-fish racks and 'rorbuer,' the traditional red fishermen's residences.

Day 5 Tromso, Gateway to the Arctic

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
During the night, pass the magnificent Trollfjord and sail through the narrow Raftsund Strait. Admire the rugged mountainous landscape which juts up against the horizon under the endless sun. Continue to Tromsø, a city with many lively restaurants and cafés.

Day 6 Honningsvag | North Cape

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrive in Honningsvåg, the starting point of an optional excursion to the spectacular North Cape, the northernmost point of mainland Europe. From the fishing village of Kjøllefjord, get a 'Taste of Lapland' by meeting a Sámi family.

Day 7 Kirkenes | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
The vistas and sea life become more dramatic as the ship approaches Kirkenes, just a few miles from the Russian border. Enjoy breakfast on board before disembarking for your continued journey home.

MS Lofoten

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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.


*Voyage in cabin grade of your choice on a full board basis
*English-speaking tour leader on board

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