fairy tale landscapes of Geiranger. Bergen is the southern turnaround port of the "Express Route" - Norway's Government subsidized "Norwegian Coastal Express". King Haakon's Hall was built in the 13th Century, Rosenkranz Tower and Mariakirken in the 12th century. Hammerfest is the most northerly town in the world. The approximately 780 miles (or 1,255 kilometres) of coastline between the two destinations are a dreamland of dramatic fjords, historic cities, incomparable seabird and marine life and, at certain times of the year, the mesmerising spectacle that is the Northern Lights. For the first time ever, on July 28, 2015, all four Fred Olsen ships (the whole fleet) came together in Bergen. Winter departures necessitate thermal layers. Spitsbergen is the crown of Arctic Norway. Bergen cruise terminal, most cruise ships in Bergen Havn dock at the Skolten cruise port (Vagen Harbor).
The city offers great experiences in nature as well as cultural excursions, such as a midnight concert in the magnificent Arctic Cathedral. During the summer months, there is the additional opportunity to voyage into the unesco World Heritage Site of Geirangerfjord.
Colossal icebergs in fantastic shapes and the inland ice - a sheet of ice that is kilometres thick. Dress is informal although, of course, breathable, windproof and waterproof clothing is a must for voyages at any time of year. The "ferry and cruise" itinerary is between two turnaround ports. Hurtigruten Cruise, hurtigruten has an old and illustrious history. From here it is a 5-min walking distance (along the waterfront) to the Bryggen (aka Tyskebryggen) docking area. It may be difficult to decide which time of year to take. Right to the heart of Norway and its people, the Norwegian Coastal Voyage,. Expert lecturers accompany themed voyages but passengers on all voyages will find that there is a culture of sharing experiences of the trip with their fellow travellers. The ports of call vary in size and purpose. 1/10 Photo: Christian Huehn Photo 2/10 Mountain hike in Lofoten Photo: Photo 3/10 MS Polarlys sailing into the 100-metre wide mouth of Trollfjord. Arriving from Stavanger, it docked is oslo worth visiting at Bontelabo Terminal.