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Norway Cruise Holidays

The long, rugged coastline of Norway, with its dramatic seascapes and rich maritime heritage, is best explored on a cruise holiday. The local Hurtigruten ships ply the coast year round, calling at ports between Bergen and Kirkenes a route also frequented by Havila’s new eco-friendly ships.

The coastal route threads through a maze of deep fjords and scattered islands, past towering mountains and colourful fishing villages. At North Cape, the northernmost part of continental Europe, stand on the 307 metre-high cliff and take in the breathtaking views out to the North Atlantic and Arctic Ocean.

Beyond the famed coastal route, Norway’s Arctic archipelago, Svalbard, offers a different type of cruise holiday. A naturalist’s paradise, this remote island group is the kingdom of the polar bear and is best exploring during summer on an expedition cruise.

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Norway Coastal Cruising

Ships vary in age and size and some of the older vessels, although smaller, have a very special character while the newer ship boast large panoramic lounges, hot tubs on the sun deck and a selection of cafes and bars.

Voyages during the winter months are very popular due to potential sightings of the northern lights. Between September and early April with the vast, dark skies you have a good chance of seeing them awash with the aurora borealis. On the other hand, during the summer months, the Nordic sun barely sets above the Arctic Circle bathing the dramatic coastline in the golden rays of the beautiful midnight sun.

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