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

Spitzbergen and the Midnight Sun

Journey deep inside the Arctic Circle to the North Cape, the northernmost point of Europe and the Land of the Midnight Sun and explore the remote island of Spitzbergen on this spectacular 16-night no-fly cruise

No Fly Cruise
16 nights

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Alesund
  • Stavanger
  • Svalbard
  • Trodnheim

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Join Marco Polo in London Tilbury and admire some truly stunning scenery on this magnificent voyage to the ‘Top of the World’. (Viewing of the Midnight Sun is subject to weather conditions.)

See the beautiful architecture and wealth of historical sites in Trondheim and in Narvik, take the opportunity to ride a cable car up Narvikfjellet Mountain for a bird's eye view of the town. In Svalbard, explore the small mining settlement of Barentsburg and explore the Norwegian wilderness from Longyearbyen.

Journey to the spectacular North Cape and admire the magnificent art nouveau buildings in Alesund. Marvel at the amazing scenery as you cruise Boknafjord before exploring the picturesque city of Stavanger with its impressive Anglo-Norman style cathedral.

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Spitzbergen, North Cape & Land of the Midnight Sun Itinerary

Day 1 - London Tilbury

Embark Marco Polo in London Tilbury.

Day 2-3 - At Sea

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

Day 4 - Trondheim (Norway)

Explore Trondheim, Norways first capital with its low timbered buildings, charming alleys and picturesque wooden bridge. The city is home to the gothic-style Nidaros Cathedral, the nations finest medieval building.

At Sea - At Sea

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

Day 6 - Narvik

Modern Narvik was the first industrial town in Northern Norway. Narvik became the focus of the world’s attention in 1940 and five years of German occupation are documented in the Nordland Red Cross War Memorial Museum. The cable car on Narvikfjellet Mountain opens up an incredible bird’s eye view of the town and dramatic landscape around Ofotfjorden.

Day 7 - At Sea

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

Day 8 - Barentsburg, Svalbard

Barentsburg is a small mining settlement on the shores of the beautiful Grønfjord.

Day 9 - Longyearbyen, Svalbard

Longyearbyen is the largest populated area in the region of Svalbard, and the world's northernmost city. The city itself is mainly industrial with a waterfront which is lined with shipping containers. However, it's location and ease of access, make it the perfect base for exploring the Norwegian wilderness and glaciers.

Day 10 - At Sea

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

Day 11 - Honningsvåg 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 12-13 - At Sea

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

Day 14 - Ålesund

Alesund was rebuilt in an art nouveau style following a fire in 1904. Admire the magnificent buildings with turrets and towers or walk up the 418 steps to the summit of Mount Aksla for stunning views of the town. The Jugendstilsenteret in the former Swan Pharmacy celebrates Alesund's architectural history.

Day 15 - Cruising Boknafjord - Stavanger

Stavanger is a modern city and known as the "Oil Capital of Norway". Explore the picturesque old part with is 18th century wooden houses or admire the impressive Anglo-Norman style cathedral. Optional excursions are available, including a visit to the Iron Age Farm at Ullanhaug.

Day 16 - At Sea

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

Day 17 - London Tilbury

Disembark Marco Polo in London Tilbury.

Price Includes

  • 16 nights accommodation in cabin grade of your choice
  • Full board with traditional British and international cuisine including afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Superb programme of daytime and evening entertainment
  • Wide range of onboard leisure facilities
  • Port Taxes
  • UK currency onboard
  • Child-free ship

Price Does Not Include

  • Shore Excursions