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

Northern Lights and Fjords from Dover

This no-fly expedition cruise from Dover sails along Norway's amazing coastline in winter in search of the mesmerising Northern Lights on board a hybrid-powered ship. Explore the authentic heart of Norway with an overnight stay in Tromso, an Arctic Circle crossing and visits to the Lofoten Islands, Senja, Stavanger and the North Cape, with excursions accompanied by the on-board expedition team

No Fly Cruise
14 nights from £3399pp

Expedition Holiday
  • Northern Lights
  • Dover
  • Alesund
  • Bergen
  • Molde
  • North Cape
  • Stavanger
  • Svolvaer

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NORTHERN LIGHTS PROMISE: Next voyage free if the lights don't appear! Terms and conditions apply

Northern Lights and Fjords from Dover Special Offer

Discover beautiful coastal towns and cities on this special winter expedition cruise from Dover to Norway in search of the Northern Lights. See the best of Norway’s coastline on board a hybrid-powered ship, learn about Norwegian culture, history and nature with the Expedition Teams and take part in exciting excursions to really discover this winter wonderland, with an extensive range of optional excursions.

Sail past the white cliffs of Dover en-route to the snow-covered scenery of the Norway coast where there may be the chance to experience the dazzling Northern Lights. Stroll through Bergen's historic UNESCO-listed Bryggen district and join the included excursion on the Floibanen funicular to the top of Mount Floyen, then travel along the famous Atlantic Road from Molde to Kristiansund through spectacular landscapes. Join local guides for a town walk through Bronnoysund or take the opportunity to visit the community of Vega who thrive using centuries-old traditions. Sail past the legendary Seven Sisters and cross the Arctic Circle on the way to the dramatic scenery of the Lofoten Islands.

Discover the majestic snow-capped peaks of Reine, visit the hamlet of Å to explore the Norwegian Fishing ViIlage and cruise past the massive Lofoten wall to Svolvaer. An overnight stop in Tromso gives ample time to try optional winter activities including dog-sledging, and join the included trip on the Fjellheisen cable car. A highlight of this voyage is the visit to the North Cape, one of the most northernmost points in Europe which feels like the end of the world. Enjoy a journey to the magical landscapes of Senja, admire the art nouveau architecture of Alesund and tour its Norwegian Aquarium then discover the 18th-century wooden houses of Stavanger before sailing back to Dover to conclude this superb Norwegian no-fly adventure.

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Northern Lights and Fjords from Dover Itinerary

Day 1-3 - Dover (UK) - Bergen (Norway)

Embark ship in Dover and set sail towards the snow-covered landscapes of Norway's magical coast. Spend some time exploring your ship and get to know the Science Center, hot tubs and Explorer Lounge. On Day 3 you arrive in Bergen, gateway to the fjords and surrounded by its famed seven mountains. Today's included excursion is a trip on the Floibanen funicular to the top of Mount Floyen for amazing views over the city. There will be time to explore the city's enchanting cobbled streets or hike along alpine forest trails.

Day 4 - Molde - Kristiansund

Discover Molde, Norway's City of Roses, where a visit to the city's scenic viewpoint is recommended for its superb vistas across Molde, the fjord and the snow-capped peaks of the Romsdal Alps. Enjoy an included bus trip along the famous Atlantic Road which spans 8 bridges across the open sea and through picturesque scenery. Rejoin the ship in Kristiansund, where history enthusiasts will be fascinated by tales of battles between the Danish and Norwegian Vikings over 1,000 years ago.

Day 5 - Bronnoysund - Arctic Circle

Bronnoysund is a pretty little town with a rich maritime history. Today's included activity is a guided historical town walk accompanied by local guides, visiting a beautiful church and small-scale producers of local food. Perhaps join the optional excursion to Vega who thrive by practicing centuries-old traditions including eider farming and duck down processing. Sail along the coast of Helgeland past the legendary Seven Sisters mountain range, then cross the Arctic Circle.

Day 6 - Reine - Svolvaer

The Lofoten Islands are famous for their formidable mountains, picturesque villages and untouched beaches. Dock at Reine and join the included excursion to Å, a scenic traditional fishing village which is home to the Norwegian Fishing Village Museum. Sail along the immense Lofoten wall to Svolvaer where there is a wide range of optional activities to choose from. Later, sail to Trollfjord to admire the entrance to the fjord's vertical mountain walls that rise majestically from the sea. Keep looking out for the magical Northern Lights.

Day 7 - Tromso

Tromso is the perfect place to try out optional winter activities such as dog-sledging, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. There is even the chance to visit the Arcticv Cathedral and Mack Bryggeri, the world's northernmost brewery. Today's included excursion is a ride on the Fjellheisen cable car for breathtaking views of the city, mountains and fjords.

Day 8 - Tromso

Join the included visit to the Arctic experience centre, Polaria, to learn about life in the sea and on land, and see bearded seals up close. Spend the afternoon and evening sailing, perhaps up on deck hunting the Northern Lights.

Day 9 - Honningsvag - North Cape

Today's included excursion is a scenic bus ride from Honningsvag across a mountain plateau to the spectacular North Cape, which feels like the end of the world and is a great place to take stunning photos and visits the North Cape Hall's cinema to watch a short film about the area. Back in Honningsvag there is time to stroll around the picturesque town before the ship turns around to start the return trip southward.

Day 10 - Finnsnes - Senja

Dock at Finnsnes for the included coach trip to the fairytale island of Senja, well known for its spectacular scenery which ranges from towering mountains to sandy beaches and pine forests.

Day 11 - At sea

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

Day 12 - Alesund

Alesund was rebuilt in an art nouveau style following a fire in 1904. Take the opportunity to admire the magnificent buildings with turrets and towers or join one of the interesting optional excursions in and around the city. Today's included activity is a visit to the Norwegian Aquarium which features colourful fish, octopus, seals and penguins.

Day 13 - Stavanger

Stavanger's picturesque old part has Europe's best-preserved wooden house area with over 170 white wooden structures dating back to the 1700s. Your included activity today is a visit to the excellent Norwegian Petroleum Museum to see how oil and gas were formed millions of years ago and how petroleum is produced. Optional excursions are available, including a visit to the Norwegian Canning Museum.

Day 14 - At sea

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

Day 15 - Dover (UK)

Disembark ship in Dover.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 14-night full board voyage in cabin grade of your choice
  • House beer and wine, sodas and mineral water with lunch and dinner
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • A La Carte restaurant (for suite guests)
  • Fredheim restaurant meals (for suite guests)
  • Excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Landings with Polarcirkel boats
  • English speaking Expedition Team on board
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Wind and water-resistant jacket and water bottle

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance
  • Luggage handling
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities (at guests' discretion)

Additional Information

  • Included activities
  • Bergen Trip on the Fløibanen funicular to the top of Mount Floyen
  • Molde Scenic bus tour along the Atlantic Road
  • Bronnoysund Guided historical town walk
  • Reine Excursion to traditional fishing village of Å
  • Tromso Ride on the Fjellheisen cable car
  • Tromso Visit to the Arctic experience centre, Polaria
  • Honningsvag Scenic bus ride to the North Cape
  • Finnsnes Coach trip to the island of Senja
  • Alesund Visit to the Norwegian Aquarium
  • Stavanger Visit to the Norwegian Petroleum Museum
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2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • October
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  • January
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