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Lofoten Islands, Helgeland & Sognefjord, 8 nights

An amazing Cruise package with Arctic highlights such as the spectacular Lofoten Islands & the beautiful Helgeland coast, 3 nights cruise on an authentic Hurtigruten ship to the picturesque coastal town of Bergen, Fjord cruise on the Sognefjord, the famous Flam Railway & the scenic Bergen line.

Overnight stays in the Norwegian capital Oslo, the Lofoten Islands & Bergen.

Individual/unescorted round trip, starting & finishing in Oslo. Duration 8 nights.
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Oslo waterfront. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Day 1 - Arrival to Oslo

Individual arrival to Oslo, the city of the Nobel Peace Prize and the capital of Norway. Oslo is located by the idyllic Oslofjord

 

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

Lofoten Islands. Photo Terje Rakke/Innovation Norway

Day 3 - Oslo-Bodo-Lofoten Islands

Morning flight to Bodo, then a 5 hour cruise across the Vestfjord to the spectacular Lofoten Islands, on one of the authentic Hurtigruten ships.

 

Approaching the Lofoten Islands you will see the impressive Lofoten wall rock formation. Calls at Stamsund & Svolvaer, the capital of the islands


Spend 1 night at Lofoten Islands in Svolvaer

 

Read more about the spectacular Lofoten Islands

 

 

 Lofoten archipelago Photo Frithjof Fure/Innovation Norway 

Day 4 - 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 on board.

 

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 5 - 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


Helgeland coast. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

 

Upon departing the village of Bronnoysund the ship will pass the famous Torghatten mountain peak, with the spectacular hole - one of nature's wonders. 

 

Calls at Ornes, Sandnessjoen, Bronnoysund & Rorvik.

 
Bakklandet Trondheim. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway
 

Day 6 - 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 7 - 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. Check in at a centrally located hotel in Bergen.

Spend 1 night in Bergen
Optional: add a 3 hour fjord cruise from Bergen to Mostraumen & an additional night in Bergen

The old Bryggen wharf, Beregen. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

 

Some sights in Bergen:

The old Bryggen wharf, the Fish market, the Funicular to mount Floyen, the Aquarium & the composer Edvard Grieg's home Troldhaugen. Bergen has several picturesque areas with authentic, wooden houses and narrow streets, like the Nordnes peninsula & the hillside around the Funicular station

 Fjords Flam village Photo Morten Rakke/Flam Utvikling 

Day 8 - Bergen-Sognefjord-Oslo

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.

 

Flam Railway & Bergen line: 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, and then through the Hallingdal valley to Oslo.  Late evening arrival. Spend 1 night in Oslo

 

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