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The Exclusive Grand Tour of Norway - 11 nights

Enjoy an extensive Cruise package/round trip, with the real highlights of Norway:
The Flam Railway, the Bergen line, Sognefjord cruises, the picturesque coastal town of Bergen, 6 nights cruise along the amazing Norwegian coast - with the Geirangerfjord, Trollstigen hairpin road, the historic town of Trondheim, the Arctic circle, Lofoten Islands, Tromso & the North Cape. The round trips starts & finishes with overnight stays in the Norwegian capital Oslo

Individual/unescorted trip. Duration 11 nights. Read more:

Oslo waterfront & the City hall. Photo Frithjof Fure/Innovation Norway

Day 1 - Overnight in Oslo

Individual arrival to Oslo. Check in at the centrally located, classic Hotel Continental, with excellent restaurants. This family owned hotel is Norway's only member of "The Leading Hotels of the World".


Spend 1 night in Oslo

Flam Railway. Photo Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Day 2 - Oslo-Balestrand

Bergen line & Flam Railway: Enjoy great train journeys - the scenic Bergen mountain train line across the Hardangervidda National Park to the Myrdal station, where you change to the famous Flam Railway, taking you through the spectacular Flam valley with waterfalls, rivers and mountain peaks down to the Sognefjord

Sognefjord. Photo Frithjof Fure/Innovation Norway

Sognefjord cruise: In Flam you board the express steamer for a scenic fjord cruise on the Aurlandsfjord branch and the main Sognefjord to the beautiful fjord village of Balestrand.


Overnight in Balestrand at the beautifully located Kvikne's Hotel. Room with Fjord view in the historic wing. Norwegian buffet dinner is included.

Bergen. Photo Oddleiv Apneseth/Bergen Tourist Board

Day 3 - Balestrand-Bergen

Fjord cruise: Express steamer cruise on the Sognefjord and along the scenic coast line to Bergen, with narrow straits, islands & skerries.


You will arrive directly to the heart of Bergen waterfront, close to the Fish market, a short taxi ride from your hotel (also within walking distance, 10 mins).


Spend 1 night in Bergen

Bergen Funicular. Photo Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Day 4 - Bergen at leisure

Spend the day in Bergen; take the Funicular to the top of mount Floyen, offering a marvelous view, visit the authentic areas with tiny wooden houses & narrow streets at the hillside & Nordnes peninsula, the Aquarium, the UNESCO Bryggen wharf

Bergen Bryggen wharf. Photo Per Nybo/Bergen Tourist Board

Evening cruise departure

The cruise departure is at 8PM, take a short taxi ride from your hotel to the pier. Spend 6 nights on board. 

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

Geirangerfjord view. Photo Fred Jonny Hammero/Destinasjon Geiranger

Day 5 - Geirangerfjord cruise

Morning arrival to the Art Nouveau town of Alesund before the ship continues to the scenic Geirangerfjord (02.06-01.09), now a UNESCO World heritage site, with the famous "7 sisters" waterfalls. Disembark in tender boats in Geiranger for the excursion

Trollstigen. Photo Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

The Golden Route excursion (02.06-01.09)

Enjoy the spectacular land excursion across the dramatic "Golden Route" - the Eagles road offering a spectacular view of the Geirangerfjord & the breathtaking Trollstigen hairpin road.


 Bakklandet Trondheim. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Day 6 - Cruise-Trondheim

Main port will be the historic city of Trondheim, with its picturesque quarters of tiny, old wooden houses. In Trondheim you will aslo find the Nidaros Cathedral - Norway's only cathedral. Spend 4 hours at leisure in the city, or take an optional sightseeing tour.  

Lofoten Islands. Photo Andrea Gubelli/Innovation Norway

Day 7
- Cruise-Lofoten Islands

Crossing the Arctic Circle & Bodo
The ship will cross the Arctic circle before it heads towards the beautifully located Arctic town of Bodo, with the famous Saltstraumen maelstrom.

Optional RIB-safari to the maelstrom

The Trollfjord. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Enjoy a couple of hours in Bodo before the ship sails across the Vestfjord to the beautiful Lofoten Islands, with majestic rock formations and tiny fishing settlements.


Raftsund strait & Trollfjord; Leaving the main port of Svolvaer the ship sails in to the very narrow Raftsund strait and the dramatic, narrow Trollfjord (depending on the weather conditions)

 Tromso view Photo Fritjof Fure/Innovation Norway

Day 8 - Cruise-Tromso

Into a magnificent archipelago to the north after the Vesteralen islands, then on to the beautifully located Arctic town of Tromso, also known as the 'Paris of the North'. Tromso is the world's northenmost University town.


Spend 4 hours at leisure in the city, or join one of the optional sightseeing trips

 Hammerest. Photo Frithjof Fure/Hurtigruten

Day 9 - North Cape excursion

Early morning call at Hammerfest, the world's northernmost town, also important for the Norwegian oil industry. Then on to Havoysund & Honningsvag, where you will join the exotic North Cape land excursion to the North Cape cliff - northernmost point of Europe

North Cape cliff. Photo Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway


After the North Cape excursion the ship cruises along Finnmark's barren coast, passing the Svaerholdtklubben Bird Colony and the spectacular rock formation of Finnkjerkja.

Kirkenes. Photo Trym Ivar Bergsmo/Finnmark TB

Day 10 - Flight Kirkenes-Oslo

Cruise along the north and east of the Finnmark coast to the Arctic town of Kirkenes, situated close to the Russian Border.

Disembark in Kirkenes, then a flight to Oslo. Spend 2 nights in Oslo at the Hotel Continental

Vigeland Sculpture park Oslo. Photo Gunnar Strom/VisitOslo

Day 11 - The main sights of Oslo

4 hour city sightseeing including the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Holmenkollen Ski Jump & the Fram museum or the Kon-Tiki museum. Late morning departure.


In the evening you can join the very popular evening cruise on the Oslo fjord on a traditional sailing yacht, including a traditional, Norwegian prawn buffet. (optional/additional costs)

The tour finishes after breakfast on day 12


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