Undiscovered by mainstream tourism, cruising in Norway is truly the best way to experience the paramount beauty of the Fjords.
Cruises that tour the fjords of Norway are truly captivating, allowing guests to explore the natural beauty and breathtaking scenery. A Norwegian fjords cruise is a treat of stunning snow capped mountains and ancient glaciers and gives you the opportunity to investigate historical towns and cities such as Flåm. Learn how the sea and harsh coastal conditions have shaped the lives of those living in Norway. Fjord cruises overshadow the experiences offered by a land based experience. In fact, the best way to really appreciate and absorb the magic of the fjords is to enjoy a combination of cruising and shore excursions
Appreciate the grandeur of the Norwegian Fjords with their ice-carved inlets and wonderful waterfalls such as Furebergsfossen as well as the incredible Midnight Sun with the reflection of light across the North Cape. A cruise through the Norwegian Fjords will lead you to places including Stavanger, Flåm, Hardangerfjord, Geirangerfjord and Bergen. Enjoy special moments such as the opportunity to capture the Northern lights in Alta. Cruising the Norwegian fjords offers a wide range of shore excursions to choose from with compelling culture and iconic sights waiting at every port of call.
The Nærøyfjord is a part of the overall Sognefjord. The fiord is known for being the most narrow part of Sognefjord and is surrounded by valleys and mountain peaks. Nærøyfjord has also been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, due to the natural beauty of the fjord. There are multiple boat-trips available from both Flåm or Gudvangen. The Nærøyfjord is a wonderful example of the beauty of nature and the magic of the fjords. Visitors can also expect to spot many breathtaking waterfalls throughout the passage.Highlights of Nærøyfjord
- Witness the unique scenery of Nærøyfjord
- Bask in the grandeur of the impressive waterfalls
- Enjoy the tranquility of Nærøyfjord
The Sunnylvsfjorden is a fjord found in the Møre og Romsdal county of Norway, not far from the village of Hellesylt and the Geirangerfjord. The Sunnylvsfjorden is a part of the large Storfjorden. Sunnylvsfjorden is synonymous with little villages in addition to historical farms. The fjord itself is approximately 26 kilometres in length and offers guests stunning scenery with many towering mountain peaks, during the course of the passage through the fjord.Highlights of Sunnylvsfjorden
- Look out for the many small villages which can be seen during the passage
- Have a camera at the ready for stunning landscape photos
- The fjord waters are both tranquil and crystal-clear
Hornelen is located in the Bremanger Muncipality of Norway, in the county of Sogn og Fjordane. Hornelen is a mountain peak which due to its height has long been used for naval navigation, it is the tallest sea cliff in Europe. Hornelen has an approximate height of 860 metres. It is possible to hike to the top of Hornelen from Berleneset.Highlights of Hornelen
- Visit Europe's tallest sea cliff
- Hike Hornelen for a great outdoors experience
- Take in the stunning scenery from atop Hornelen or while cruising
Kongsfjorden is located in Svalbard in Norway. Kongsfjorden is known in particular for its eco-system. At Kongsfjorden there are both warm and cold waters, influenced by the Artic and Atlantic waters, this contributes to the diverse range of flora and fauna found in the area. The area is immensely popular for birdwatchers. On the South side of the fjord is one of the four settlements of Spitsbergen, Ny-Ålesund a former mining town known for producing coal.Highlights of Kongsfjorden
- Witness thousands of birds such as puffins
- Look out for the settlement of Ny-Ålesund
- Enjoy the tranquility of the fjord
Torghatten is a granite mountain situated on Torget Island, Norway. This geographic feature is unique in that it contains a hole through its centre created during the Scandinavian ice age. Torghatten stands at 258 metres tall, the tallest point on the island, with the tunnel being 160 metres long. Surrounded by magnificent panoramic views, this destination is a must-see for travellers.Highlights of Torghatten
- The navigable path allows easy walking to the mountain
- A natural path allows walkers to traverse through the tunnel
- Discover the natural beauty of the Norwegian coastline
Romsdalsfjorden is an area of the Norwegian fjords synonymous with fishing. Romsdalsfjorden is located within Tautra, a part of both the Fannefjorden and Langfjorden. The fjord is an impressive 88 kilometres in length. There are 68 registered species within the region of Romsdalsfjorden and fishing is a popular activity for visitors and locals alike. Romsdalsfjorden provides a great opportunity to partake in a wide host of activities, in order to truly experience the magic of the fjordsHighlights of Romsdalsfjorden
- Journey up to the Varden View Point for a spectacular panoramic view of the Romsdalfjord
- Travel the fjord on board the Raumabanen Railway, complete with photo stops at the most beautiful locations
- Get a guide and try your hand at some skiing on the Romsdal mountains
There are some places in the world which are difficult to appreciate due to their rough terrain and spectacularly rugged landscapes. However, when pursued they often turn out to be the most memorable and special experiences of all. A Norway cruise is one such place.
A Norway cruise is, by far, the best way to experience this country’s wondrous natural beauty and stunning cities. How else would you be able to experience the splendour of Oslo, the majesty of the Harangerjord, the great magnificence of Sognefjord, king of the fjords, which lie along the 25,000 kilometres of Norway’s coastline?
Just imagine witnessing the phenomenal Northern Lights while your cruise ship is anchored amongst the majestic fjords or experiencing the Land of the Midnight Sun first-hand from the Lido Deck.
Norway Cruises- Oslo
A Norway cruise will give you the chance to discover Norway’s dynamic capital which hides a vast array of attractions just waiting to be discovered by the curious traveller.
On one of your tour excursions take advantage of the numerous museums, galleries and parks including the Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park with boasts over 212 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland.
Oslo also boasts a rich opera and music tradition and often exhibits performances of the highest class in the marble and glass building in Bjørvika. Oslo masterfully balances bustling city life with an organic natural ambience resulting in an unforgettable cruise waypoint.
Norway Cruises- Bergen and beyond.
When your ship anchors in Bergen you will see why people from all over the World travel there. This beautiful old fishing port with its big old traditional building gives you a true sense of Norway. If you get to spend some time there make sure you eat at one of the amazing restaurants along the sea front, or take the cable car to the top of the mountain. This picturesque city has everything a traveler wants and more.
Many Norway cruises also take in the island of Iceland. You will sail from Norway over to Iceland and experience some of the majestic nature that Iceland has to offer. If its entering one of the numerous Fjords on the East coast, or sailing around to the capital of Reykjavik, you will not be disappointed with the wonders of Iceland.
Excursions onto the mainland are highly recommended. If it’s a short day tour around the Golden Circle, while taking in the geyser and waterfalls, its an option not to miss. Day tours into the lava and ice caves are also a must if you have a little more time on the island.
Whichever options you take, a Norway cruise will be a part of your memory for many years into the future.
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