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Lofoten Islands, Helgeland & Sognefjord - 12 nights

An amazing, extensive Round trip/Cruise package. Experience Arctic highlights such as the amazing Nordland train line, the spectacular Lofoten Islands, the beautiful Helgeland coast & 3 nights cruise on an authentic Hurtigruten ship to the picturesque coastal town of Bergen. Enjoy a Fjord cruise on the Sognefjord to the fjord village of Flam, the famous Flam Railway & the scenic Bergen train line.

Overnight stays in the Norwegian capital Oslo, the historic town of Trondheim, the beautifully located Arctic town of Bodo, the Lofoten Islands & Bergen.

Individual/unescorted round trip, starting & finishing in Oslo. Duration 12 nights. View the 8 nights option. Read more:

Oslo, old building at Stortorvet. Photo rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Day 1 - Arrival to Oslo

Individual arrival to Oslo, the city of the Nobel Peace Prize. Individual check in at a centrally located hotel.


Spend 2 nights in Oslo

Vigeland Sculpture park Oslo. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Day 2 - Oslo at leisure

Spend the day at leisure or take one of the optional sightseeing tours

Some sights in Oslo:

The Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Opera house, the Viking ship museum, the National Gallery, the Edvard Munch's museum, the Akershus Fortress & the Astrup Fearnley Museum of contemporary art

Norway train Rolf M Sorensen/NSB

Day 3 - Train Oslo-Trondheim

The scenic Dovre line: Enjoy the train ride to the picturesque, historic town of Trondheim, passing through the scenic Gudbrandsdal valley and across the beautiful Dovrefjell mountain plateau and National Park. Spend 1 night in Trondheim

Trondheim Bakklandet. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway


Some sights in Trondheim
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The Nidaros Cathedral, the Nidelv river and old wharfs, the old bridge "Gamle Bybro", Ringve Museum of music history

Nordland train line Photo Rune Fossum/NSB

Day 4 - Train Trondheim-Bodo

Nordland line & crossing the Arctic Circle: Morning train through beautiful scenery from Trondheim to the Arctic coastal town of Bodo, beautifully located in the middle of the magnificent Arctic fjords and mountain scenery of Nordland county. Spend 1 night in Bodo

Lofoten islands Photo Frithjof Fure/Innovation Norway

Day 5 - Bodo-Lofoten Islands

Enjoy the cruise across the Vestfjord, approaching the Lofoten Islands you will see the impressive Lofoten wall rock formation.

Spend 1 night at Lofoten Islands, in the village of Svolvaer

 

Read more about the spectacular Lofoten Islands

 Lofoten archipelago Photo Frithjof Fure/Innovation Norway  

Day 6 - Evening cruise departure

Board the authentic Hurtigruten ship in the evening for an unforgettable cruise to Bergen.

Enjoy the beautiful view sailing along the Lofoten Islands, with calls at tiny villages. Spend 3 nights onboard

 

All meals are included during the cruise; Buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3 course dinner (food only)

Helgeland coast. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway  

Day 7 - Cruise Helgeland coast

Make sure to get up early to see the remarkable scenery surrounding the tiny Ornes village before the ship sails along the beautiful and dramatic Helgeland Coast with views of the Svartisen glacier & the Seven Sisters mountains south of Sandnessjoen

Helgeland coast. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway


After the call at Bronnoysund the ship passes the famous Torghatten mountain peak with the remarkable hole - one of nature's wonders


Calls at Ornes, Sandnessjoen, Bronnoysund & Rorvik

 
Nidelven river. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway
 

Day 8 - Cruise & Trondheim

Morning arrival to the historic city of Trondheim. Enjoy a few hours at leisure in the city before the ship sails through the Trondheim fjord, passing the beautiful island of Hitra and the open sea of Hustadvika before approaching the city of Molde.

The Atlantic ocean road. Photo Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Fjord Norway


Calls at Kristiansund, Molde and late evening at Alesund.

 

Optional land excursion to the spectacular Atlantic Ocean road - an engineering masterpiece

 Bergen view Photo Paul Smit, Imago/Bergen TB

Day 9 - Cruise arrival to Bergen

Passing through magnificent West Norway scenery with small fjords, narrow passages and a beautiful archipelago, including the island kingdom of Oygarden, before the ship arrives to Bergen at 14:30. Transfer bus to your centrally located hotel in Bergen.

Spend 2 nights in Bergen

The Funicular in Bergen. Photo Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norway

Day 10 - Bergen

Full day at leisure in Bergen.

Some sights in Bergen:

The old Bryggen wharf, the Fish market, the Funicular to mount Floyen, the Aquarium, the Nordnes peninsula with the authentic areas of tiny, wooden houses, the composer Edvard Grieg's home, the Fantoft Stave church, Old Bergen Museum & the Hanseatic Museum

 Fjords Flam village Photo Morten Rakke/Flam Utvikling  

Day 11 - Bergen-Geilo

Sognefjord cruise: Enjoy the scenic Fjord cruise by express steamer through narrow straits and scenic local fjords to the main Sognefjord with calls at tiny fjord villages, then on to the Aurlandsfjord branch and the fjord village of Flam.  Disembark

 

Flam Railway & Bergen line: In Flam you board the famous Flam Railway, taking you through the spectacular Flam valley with rivers and waterfalls to the mountain station of Myrdal. Change to the Bergen line, taking you across the beautiful Hardangervidda mountain plateau and National Park. Disembark at the mountain village of Geilo, arriving in time for dinner at the historic Dr Holm's hotel. Spend 1 night at Geilo

The Royal Palace, Oslo. Photo Gunnar Strom/VisitOslo

Day 12 - Geilo-Oslo

Late morning train to Oslo, with arrival appr at 3PM. Overnight in Oslo as per day 1.

 

 

The tour finishes after breakfast on day 13

 

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