Taste of the Arctic

A 4-night voyage from the Arctic capital of Tromso south to Bergen, sailing through the stunning Lofoten and Vesteralen Islands, in search of the Northern Lights

Fly Cruise
4 nights

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This fascinating voyage begins above the Arctic Circle in the Arctic capital, Tromsø. Cruise the dramatic winter coastline through the beautiful Vesteralen and Lofoten Islands.

Cross the Arctic Circle and cruise past the stunning scenery of the Seven Sisters mountain range to Trondheim, with its colourful buildings and Gothic cathedral.

Experience brief calls at the small towns of Molde and Alesund before your Northern Lights voyage comes to an end in the cultural city of Bergen.

N357 Operated by Hurtigruten


Taste of the Arctic Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Tromsø (Norway)

Fly from the UK to Tromsø, Norway's Arctic capital where you have time to explore this lively city.

Day 2 - Vesteralen - Lofoten Islands

Arrive in Harstad where there is opportunity to take part in the Taste of Vesteralen optional excursion. The Risoyrenna channel is just 7m deep and was made especially for Hurtigruten in the 1920s to provide a route between Harstad and Sortland. Make a small stop in Risoyhamn, a small village with only 200 inhabitants. Continue via Sortland to Stokmarknes, the spectacular Trollfjord ad Stamsund where the majestic peaks of the Lofoten Islands can be viewed.

Day 3 - Arctic Circle - Seven Sisters

Today we cross the Arctic Circle and cruise the majestic Helgeland coast enjoying the impressive view of the Seven Sisters mountains.

Day 4 - Trondheim - Kristiansund - Alesund

Arrive in Trondheim in the morning where you have the chance to visit the famous Nidaros Cathedral or take a stroll through the old town with its picturesque wooden buildings. The voyage then continues out of the Trondheimsfjord and past Hitra Island, making brief calls at Kristiansund and Molde before a midnight call at Alesund.

Day 5 - Bergen - UK

Depending on your flight timings there may be some time to explore Bergen before you return to the UK.

Key: B - Breakfast; D - Dinner

Price Includes

  • 4 night voyage in cabin grade of your choice, on a half-board basis
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions

Additional Information

  • Optional excursions:
  • 9A - A Taste of Vesteralen - Level 1 from £85pp (available 1 Jan - 31 Dec)
  • 9D - Lofoten by Horse - Level 3 from £108pp (available 1 Jan - 31 Dec)
  • 9F - Fishing Village Walk - Level 2 from £51pp (available 1 Oct - 31 Mar)
  • 9H - Mountain Hike in Lofoten - Level 4 from £71pp (available 1 Oct - 8 Nov)
  • 10A - Bronnoysund Village Walk - Level 2 from £46pp (available 1 Jan - 31 Dec)
  • 10D - Gateway to Helgeland - Level 3 from £296pp (available 1 Oct - 31 Mar)
  • 11A - Trondheim to Nidaros Cathedral - Level 1 from £49pp (available 1 Jan - 31 Dec)
  • 11B - The Hidden Rooms of Nidaros Cathedral - Level 2 from £155pp (available 1 Jan - 31 Dec)
  • 11D - Trondheim City Walk - Level 2 from £40pp (available 1 Jan - 31 Dec)
  • 11E - Bergatt Magnificent Marble Mine - Level 2 from £153pp (available 1 Oct - 31 Mar)
  • 11F - Husky Safari - Level 3 from £298pp (available 22 Dec - 22 Mar)
  • All Excursions are pre-bookable. Some excursions are only available on selected dates. Extra exclusive optional excursions are also available in Tromso
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