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Cruises in Norway

geiranger_peWhether you dream of seeing the northern lights, the Norwegian fjords, the north cape or all of them, there are loads of cruises in Norway to choose from.

You can book a luxury journey with one of the many larger cruise ships sailing to Norway in the spring or summer months from the UK, or you can book an unforgettable journey on the famous Hurtigruten coastal steamer that sails up and down the Norwegian coast.


Whatever your preferred choice, the stunning Norwegian nature and scenery will not let you down.

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Mountains, Fjords, Northern Lights and Midnight Sun

All along the 2,000km of coast, mountains tower up above narrow fjords, fishing villages and glaciers.


In winter you will have the chance to see the alluring northern lights, and in summer enjoy the magical midnight sun.

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Why Cruise in Norway?

Norway makes a perfect cruise destination because you will have the best views of the dramatic coastline from a ship.


Distances are long, and the seaway is often the quickest and most pleasant way to get from A to B in this long mountainous country.


It is not coincidence the Hurtigruten coastal steamer from Bergen in the South to Kirkenes in the North still is a popular choice and important means of transportation for the locals as well as tourists. This is what makes a holiday on the Hurtigruten something quite different from your usual cruise holiday.


Lofoten_beachWhat to See

Whilst the Hurtigruten follows a set route with several stops and shore excursions every day, all year round, the cruise ships coming form the UK and the rest of Europe all follow different itineraries.


Most will stop in the historical city of Bergen and sail through the famous Sognefjord and Geirangerfjord.


Many take you to Flaam, where you can take a trip on the famous Flaam railway. Olden and the Birksdal glacier is another popular stop.


Further North, many dock in cozy Aalesund and historical Trondheim before cruising into the Arctic Circle, the Lofoten Islands, Tromso and the North Cape.


The Hurtigruten does not go to Oslo, but some of the international cruises will stop in the Norwegian capital as part of the journey.


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