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Norwegian Expedition Cruise

Trip Code: EUTCRNC13
0 Days
35 Meals
2 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • 12 nights cruising aboard the MS Serenissima
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Cruise Director, Expedition Team and local guides
  • 35 meals - 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 12 dinners
  • Daily bottled water, tea and coffee, as well as soft drink, beer and local wine during lunch and dinner on your cruise
  • Explore up to 17 towns, villages, cities and fjords
  • Transfers, port charges and tipping

Travel & Accommodation

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Aboard the MS Serenissima

Sail aboard the the charming MS Serenissima, where an age of exploration lives on

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Aerial view across tranquil village set on a lake, Norway

Sail around the Lofoten Islands

Sail through the picturesque Lofoten Islands and make landfall to discover quaint villages and spectacular landscapes

Pristine clear waters and huge barren mountains on a sunny day, Norway

Arctic Crossing

En route to the Lofoten Islands, enjoy the special occurrence of crossing the Arctic Circle

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Coastal Cruising itineraries are subject to sailing conditions
  • Group transfers are at set times
  • Prices are for cruise only. Flights not included
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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Fly into Copenhagen Tromsø this afternoon and settle into your cabin before enjoying a Welcome Dinner tonight.

Stay: 12 Nights, MS Serenissima

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit The Viking Museum at Borg and enjoy a traditional Viking lunch.


Today, enjoy an Insider Experience before taking the scenic drive to Vikten where you will visit a glass blower’s studio. Take a scenic drive to the World Heritage-listed fishing hamlet of Nusfjord and then onwards to step ashore on the Lofoten Islands at the sleepy fishing village of Reine.

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This morning as we cruise past the island of Vikingen you will cross the Arctic Circle. Today the adventurous among you have an opportunity to join a guided hike to the famous ‘Hole in the rock’ of Torghatten. Or, stay aboard your boutique ship for a day of total relaxation.

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From colourful wooden buildings, to lush parks and serene waterways, you’ll quickly discover why Trondheim is one of Norway’s most photogenic towns. Your first stop on a guided tour of town will be Nidaros Cathedral. As Europe’s most northern Gothic structure, the first church building on this historic site was built in the 11th century, however the church has been burnt down and rebuilt many times over the centuries, with the oldest parts still standing dating from the 12th century. After a guided tour of the cathedral, continue to the Ringve Manor, a typical estate house of the Trøndelag district. Here you will see a collection of musical instruments from all over the world. This afternoon, enjoy some time at leisure. Perhaps hike the Lade Trail or enjoy some Urban Kayaking (own expense).

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Today you will fall in love with the Art Nouveau–styling of Ålesund, the largest town on Norway’s Northwest coast. Learn how this architectural beauty resulted from a fire that levelled the town in 1904, with the lovely building you see today literally built out of the ashes of this disaster. Stroll through the Jugend quarters and the town centre back to the pier where your ship awaits. Perhaps join an optional wildlife sea safari or culinary tour this afternoon (own expense).

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Today you board a smaller boat to cruise on the tranquil Lake Loen. On arrival at Kjenndalsbre Fjellstove, a small lakeside village where a morning tea of homemade waffles and tea or coffee awaits. After a short coach ride from the village you will discover the Kjenndalen Glacier. Return to Loen by coach to reboard your ship.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Eldalstunet farm to taste some delicacies of the region and see the rose painted handicrafts made exclusively from local materials.


Today, experience the picturesque mountains and countless waterfalls of Sunnfjord on a coach tour leaving in the morning from Bygstad. Step inside buildings dating from the 1500s to the 1800s on a tour of the open-air Sunnfjord Museum. Later, make a stop at the picturesque Huldefossen waterfall. As you continue along the Rørvik Mountain Road discover why this region is nicknamed “the waterfall country”. Enjoy an Insider Experience before continuing along the shores of Viksdalsvatnet lake to the Hestadfjord where the Hestad Chapel awaits before returning to Bygstad to rejoin your ship.

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Board a coach to explore the city sights of Bergen as you make your way to the Fløibanen funicular for a scenic ride to the top of Mt Fløyen to indulge in a famous Bergen cinnamon bun. Enjoy the afternoon to yourself to spend as you please with your ship docked right in the middle of town until late tonight.

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Arriving at Tau this morning, there is a chance to conquer the iconic Pulpit Rock for spectacular views of the 42kilometre-long fjord below. This is a strenuous hike that is worth the effort for the spectacular views. Guests wanting a more relaxed start to the day can cruise on Lysefjord. Arrive in Stavanger in the afternoon and enjoy free time to explore as your ship stays in port until late this evening.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Join a local guide for a walk through Lillesand.


Join a local guide for a walk through Lillesand to discover a town frozen in time. The streets of this unique Norwegian village are completely vehicle free, lined with quaint white timbered houses surrounded by roses and geraniums, just how they were in the 19th century. Your visit to this lovely town would not be complete with seeing the Carl Knudsen-gården.

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Travel through the Norwegian countryside of Vestfold arriving at the historic Telemark Canal where a nostalgic cruise awaits. Enjoy a free afternoon in Kragerø.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Discover one of the most important ancient monuments in Scandinavia, Lindholm Høje, where 700 graves from the Iron Age and Viking Age are set on a hill overlooking the nearby fjord. Walk through a reconstructed Viking settlement and museum, then taste authentic Viking cuisine.


Dock in Aalborg, founded by the Vikings in the 10th century. Here, enjoy an Insider Experience before returning to Aalborg for free time.

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After breakfast disembark your ship and transfer to the airport.

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In all we had a fantastic holiday. We would recommend Travelmarvel to all who'll ask.