Day 1 ARRIVAL IN OSLO
Arrive at Oslo Gardermoen Airport. Transfer on your own to the hotel. Spend you day at leisure. Overnight at the Hotel Bristol, ideally located in the city center close to Karl-Johan Boulevard.
Day 2 OSLO (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Your day is free in Oslo to explore the many sights and museums. Perhaps a visit the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, or take a short cruise to Bygdøy Peninsula. Overnight at the Hotel Bristol, ideally located in the city center.
Day 3 OSLO - FLÅM - BALESTRAND (B, D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer on your own to Oslo Central Station for your departure on the scenic Bergenbanen to Myrdal. Take the famous Flåm Railway to Flåm. Cruise the spectacular Sogne Fjord to Balestrand. This evening enjoy the fabulous buffet dinner and overnight at one of the most scenic first class resorts in Norway, the historic Kvikne's Hotel, anno 1877.
Day 4 BALESTRAND - BERGEN (B)
After breakfast, embark on your cruise to Bergen. Upon arrival, transfer on your own to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure to explore the sights of Bergen. Perhaps enjoy a ride on the Fløybanen to Mt. Fløyen. Overnight at the first class Clarion Admiral Hotel, ideally located on the waterfront in the city center.
Day 5 BERGEN - COASTAL STEAMER (B, D)
After breakfast, spend your day at leisure. Visit the colorful Fish and Flower Market, Bryggen, and Troldhaugen, home of famous composer Edvard Grieg. Perhaps take the funicular to Mt. Floyen. This evening transfer on your own to the Coastal Steamer pier. Depart on your northbound voyage and enjoy a light dinner onboard the ship. Overnight in your cabin of choice on board.
Day 6 MALØY - TORVIK- ÅLESUND - MOLDE - KRISTIANSUND (B, L, D)
When you awake, the ship will be crossing Stadthavet and heading for Torvik. You'll have time to stroll around the beautiful Art Nouveau town of Ålesund. After a short stop at the Jazz Festival town of Molde, you'll cross Hustadvika before docking at Kristiansund.
Between April 1-September 30, all ships call at Geiranger in the spectacular Geiranger Fjord on day 2, giving you an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Bridal Veil and Seven Sisters waterfalls. Overnight in your cabin of choice on board.
Day 7 TRONDHEIM - RORVIK (B, L, D)
You'll arrive in Trondheim early this morning, where you'll have ample free time to explore this historic and colorful town. Take a stroll through the streets, past the charming harbor, or cross the old city bridge to see the restored wooden buildings in Bakklandet. From Trondheim the ship will sail past many islands and skerries before arriving in Rorvik, where the southbound and northbound Coastal ships meet. Overnight in your cabin of choice on board.
Day 8 ORNES - BODØ- STAMSUND - SVOLVÆR (B, L, D)
You'll have passed the Arctic Circle before you are fully awake. Now in the land of the Midnight Sun, the ship will follow the mighty Borvass Mountains on its way into Bodø. Then you'll sail out to sea, crossing Vestfjord in the direction of the dramatic Lofoten Islands before reaching Stamsund and Svolvær in the evening. Later in the evening, the ship will continue north through the beautiful, narrow Raftsund Strait, passing the majestic Trollfjord on the port side. Overnight in your cabin of choice on board.
Day 9 HARSTAD - FINNSNES - TROMSØ - SKJERVØY (B, L, D)
The ship will call at Harstad at breakfast time. It will then continue through Vagsfjord and Malangen before starting its approach to Tromsø. You'll have three hours for shopping and sightseeing in the capital of Arctic Norway before you leave to cross Lopphavet. Tomorrow, you'll wake up in Hammerfest.
Day 10 HAMMERFEST - HAVØYSUND - HONNINGSVÅG - KJOLLEFJORD- MEHAMN - BERLEVÅG - KIRKENES (B, L, D)
In the Finnmark region, nature has created an austere, more dramatic landscape. You'll see both fishing villages from days gone by and lively fishing ports bustling with activity. The ship will head for Havøysund and Honningsvåg, before turning east across Austhavet toward the well-known fishing villages of Kjollefjord, Mehamn, and Berlevåg.
Day 11 KIRKENES - OSLO (B)
Breakfast onboard. Morning arrival in Kirkenes, the journey's northern terminus. Transfer on your own to Kirkenes Airport for your SAS flight to Oslo. Upon arrival in Oslo Gardermoen, take the Airport train Flytoget to the Oslo city center. Overnight at the Radisson SAS Oslo Plaza.
Day 12 OSLO (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer on your own by high-speed Flytoget train to the Gardermoen Airport. Return flight home (not included) or extend your stay in Oslo.
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