Spend the Summer Solstice exploring Norway and the magnificent Arctic. In Trondheim, visit the imposing Nidaros Cathedral, the largest medieval building in Scandinavia. While in Hammerfest, admire the colourful homes lining the sea, plus visit the striking, avant-garde Kirkegata church with its tent-shaped gable. And feel like you’re floating through a fairy tale as you make your way from charming Hellesylt (an old Viking port) through the Geiranger Fjord, with its pine forests, surrounding mountains, central waterfall and lush valley.

Package Includes
  • Round trip airfare to London
  • 12 night cruise aboard Norwegian Spirit
  • Round trip transfers from airport to pier and pier to airport

 

 

June 13, 2019  Vancouver
Inside $2699
Oceanview $3199
Balcony $4399
Taxes & Fees $798
Victoria, Kelowna, Comox add from $300 more
Calgary, Edmonton add from $200 more

Please call to inquire for flights from other departure cities.

 

12-Day Norway & the Arctic: Summer Solstice from London (Southampton)
Jun 14 – 26, 2019
Day Cruise Ports Arrive Depart
Fri, 14Jun19 Southampton (London), England (EMBARK)

Southampton (London), England
Protected from the frequent storms of the English Channel by the Isle of Wight, Southampton has survived a turbulent history to serve as a principal port of the United Kingdom today. Pay homage to one of the most famous ships to sail these shores at the Mayflower Memorial. Visit the stoic walls of Bargate and the Tudor House Museum.
5:00 pm
Sat, 15Jun19 At Sea
Sun, 16Jun19 Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger, Norway
Chosen as the European Capital of Culture in 2008, Stavanger lies in southwestern Norway’s stunning fjord region. Old Stavanger has been meticulously preserved with many of its wooden cottages converted into art galleries and boutiques. But it’s the museums that set this cosmopolitan city apart. Visit one of Stavanger’s museums to view collections that include maritime, medical and printing artifacts. Or get outside and take a cruise around the fjords. And when in Norway, one should of course buy Norwegian wool. In addition to wool garments, Stavanger also has glasswork, pewter goods and nautical clothing for you to bring home to friends and family (or keep all to yourself).
8:00 am 4:00 pm
Mon, 17Jun19 Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim, Norway
Trondheim is Norway’s history. The country’s annals are written in the buildings and monuments of the nation’s historic capital. The timbered architecture of the magnificent 11th-century Domkirke was actually built over the tomb of St. Olav and even today, Norwegian kings continue to be crowned within its massive nave. The city has been the keeper of the kingdom’s treasures, values, legends, religious life, national aspirations and in short, Norway’s past since 997 when the Viking King, Olav Tryggvason, established this trading port on this yearround ice-free fjord at the mouth of the river Nid.
3:00 pm 11:00 pm
Tue, 18Jun19 Overnight
Wed, 19Jun19 Hammerfest, Norway

Hammerfest, Norway
The gorgeous port of Hammerfest touts the world’s northernmost city, as well as the first European city to install electric street lamps. World-class freshwater and deep sea fishing, and Arctic hunting have historically taken hold here.
12:00 pm 8:00 pm
Thu, 20Jun19 Honningsvaag, Norway

Honningsvaag, Norway
Honningsvag is Norway’s third largest harbour and the last port of call before heading eastward to the Arctic Ocean. This is one of the best towns in northern Norway to experience the beauty of continuous daylight. Rebuilt in the 50’s after being destroyed during World War II, Honningsvag has colourful, modern buildings dotting its landscape. Situated in the Island of Mageroya – with a population of 2,600 – Honningsvag has a cosmopolitan flair and yet retains the charm of a small enclave. Fishing is the main industry of this Arctic Circl
8:00 am 4:00 pm
Fri, 21Jun19 At Sea
Sat, 22Jun19 Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger, Norway
A quaint village nestled in a valley in western Norway, Geiranger grants a respite to remember. Visitors come from all over to explore the fjord and its gorgeous views of nearby waterfalls, mountainscapes and charming farms.
10:00 am 7:00 pm
Sun, 23Jun19 Flam, Norway

Flam, Norway
Situated deep within the valleys of Norway, Flam is a nature lovers’ escape. The towering mountain cliffs and sweeping waterfalls are a pure splendour. The Flam Railway is a point of interest and so are the various fjord sightseeing tours.
10:00 am 7:00 pm
Mon, 24Jun19 Haugesund, Norway

Haugesund, Norway
Although the region of Haugalandet has a rich Viking heritage, Haugesund is a vibrant young city touting culture and arts festivals. The Folgefonna Glacier to the north and the Preikestolen Mountains to the south – creates an enchanting backdrop for seemingly endless possibilities for outdoor exploration. Discover the Langfoss Waterfall – nominated by CNN as “One of the 10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in the World” – that rushes down a steep mountainside and into the fjord below. Enjoy a scenic hike or bike ride on one of the many trails crisscrossing the landscape or visit the tranquil beaches of Karmøy for breathtaking views.
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Tue, 25Jun19 At Sea
Wed, 26Jun19 Southampton (London), England (DISEMBARK)

Southampton (London), England
Protected from the frequent storms of the English Channel by the Isle of Wight, Southampton has survived a turbulent history to serve as a principal port of the United Kingdom today. Pay homage to one of the most famous ships to sail these shores at the Mayflower Memorial. Visit the stoic walls of Bargate and the Tudor House Museum.
5:00 am

Please Note:

  • Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
  • Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
  • Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.

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