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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Land of the Northern Lights

Witness the spectacular Aurora Borealis and admire the incredible scenery of Norway's beautiful coastline on this 13-night no-fly cruise from London Tilbury. Includes a superb programme of daytime & evening entertainment and guest speakers on board

No Fly Cruise
13 nights from £849pp

Discovery Holiday
  • Alta Cathedral
  • Alta, Norway
  • Bergen, Norway
  • Northern Lights
  • Oslo, Norway
  • Tromso Arctic Cathedral
  • North Cape

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Join Marco Polo in London Tilbury and voyage to the charming Norwegian village of Olden and take the opportunity to visit the magnificent Briksdal Glacier. In Kristiansund, see the interesting sculptures in memory of the 18 Jews from the town killed in Auschwitz and then head to Atlantic Road, one of the world's most scenic roads for a journey you will never forget.

Cruise on to the bustling town of Alta which is one of the best paces to see the magical Northern Lights. From Honningsvaag, take the opportunity to enjoy excursions to the dramatic North Cape. In the intriguing city of Tromsø, perhaps take a cable car ride to the summit of Mount Storsteinen which offers stunning views of the city or explore the city's landmarks including the The Polar Museum and the Arctic Cathedral.

In the modern town of Narvik, perhaps enjoy a bird eye's view of the amazing landscape from Narvikfjellet Mountain or head to Salagsdalen Valley and take the opportunity to visit one of the world’s northernmost zoos. Your final stop in Norway will be the beautiful city of Bergen which boasts traditional wooden buildings on the colourful Bryggen wharf.

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Norway & Land of the Northern Lights Itinerary

Day 1 - London Tilbury (UK)

Embark Marco Polo in London Tilbury.

Day 2 - 3 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 4 - Olden (Norway)

The village of Olden is situated at the end of the innermost arm of the mighty Nordfjord. Steep mountains tower on both sides of the valley, making the village of Olden one of the most charming and idyllic in Western Norway with the opportunity to visit the Briksdal Glacier.

Day 5 - Kristiansund

Kristiansund is built across four islands connect by bridges. Famed for its Salted Cod, known as 'Clipfish', it owes it's prosperity and growth to the locals who were producing and exporting the product as far back as 1690. There are various interesting sculptures scattered around the town, including "The end of the journey", in memory of the 18 Jews from Kiristiansund, killed in Auschwitz. It is also the gateway to the Atlantic Road, one of the world's most scenic roads, offering amazing views and a journey you will never forget.

Day 6 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 7 - Alta

Alta is the largest town in Finnmark and located on the banks of the Alta River, popular for salmon fishing. The town has three centres. Bossekop is traditional, Elvebakken is home to the airport and harbour, and the new town features a variety of shops. Large areas of woodland surround the town which is one of the best places to see the magical Northern Lights.

Day 8 - Honningsvag for North Cape

Honningsvaag is one of the smallest cities in Norway and lies on the south-eastern side of Mageroya island in the Barents Sea. It is the starting point of excursions to the dramatic North Cape.

Day 9 - Tromso

Tromso is located around 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle and lays claim to the world's northernmost university, cathedral and brewery. The cable car ride to the summit of Mount Storsteinen offers stunning views of the city, which is built on two islands. The Arctic Cathedral is one of the landmarks of Tromso and The Polar Museum is just one of the city's museums.

Day 10 - Narvik

Modern Narvik was the first industrial town in Northern Norway and was given town status in 1902. The cable car on Narvikfjellet Mountain opens up an incredible bird’s eye view of the town and dramatic landscape around Ofotfjorden. Outside the town in the Salagsdalen Valley is one of the world’s northernmost zoos.

Day 11 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 12 - Bergen

Known as the 'gateway to the fjords', Bergen is Norway's second largest city and is beautifully located against a backdrop of seven mountains. Perhaps take the funicular ride to the summit of Mount Floien for panoramic views of Bergen, or explore the traditional wooden buildings of the colourful Bryggen wharf which house souvenir shops.

Day 13 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 14 - London Tilbury

Disembark Marco Polo in London Tilbury.

Price Includes

  • 13-night accommodation in cabin grade of your choice on board Marco Polo
  • Full board with traditional British and international cuisine including afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Superb programme of daytime and evening entertainment
  • Informative guest lectures
  • Wide range of onboard leisure facilities
  • Port Taxes
  • UK Currency onboard

Price Does Not Include

  • Shore Excursions
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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