Fjords | Norwegian Fjords
From gleaming glaciers to soaring mountain peaks, there are endless treasures
for you to experience on this nine-night adventure. You’ll be able to revel in
the drama of the fjordland by ship, on foot and even by rail – just a few of the
many ways you can explore this incredible region. Tempting destinations are
on the menu too, including charming Olden, historic Stavanger and vibrant
Bergen, the home of the UNESCO-listed Bryggen Wharf.
Stavanger Briksdal Glacier
After a day relaxing at sea, this magical cruise begins
in historic Bergen, where you will able to enjoy an
array of cultural experiences. You’ll also find a host
of attractions, including the UNESCO-listed Bryggen
Wharf, the vibrant fish market and the Troldhaugen
Museum – once the former home of acclaimed
composer Edvard Grieg. Should you take the funicular
railway to the top of Mount Fløyen you’ll be rewarded
with unparalleled vistas of Norway’s second city.
The charming village of Flåm is next. The highlight
of your time here is surely the chance to journey
through stunning landscapes on the Flåm Railway.
Spectacular views are on offer from the Stegastein
Lookout, or you could opt to uncover the mighty
waterfalls of Tvinde and Kjosfossen. Make sure you’re
out on deck to see Boudicca cruise the full length of
the twisting Nærøyfjord – rated joint top in National
Geographic’s list of natural heritage sites worldwide
– to conclude the day.
Gliding by the Strandafjellet Mountain is sure to
delight. You’ll then sail on to Hellesylt, which is
the gateway to enchanting Tystigen Glacier, and
Hornindalsvatnet – Europe’s deepest lake. Capturing
the full force of the Hellesylt Waterfall on camera is
also a must for any visitor here. The memorable
experiences continue as Boudicca cruises the
During a day in Olden, the magnificent Briksdal
Glacier and mighty Kjenndalen Glacier vie for your
attention. The quaint church, rich green meadows
and blaze of summer flowers make the setting even
more romantic too, while the Loen Skylift offers
breathtaking panoramic views. You’ll also cruise
along the dramatic Nordfjord. In Stavanger, you’ll be
immersed in 1,000 years of rich traditions and history.
The Old Town promises charm in abundance.
Spending the following morning in Eidfjord presents
opportunities to kayak on the tranquil surrounding
waters, tour to the invigorating Hardangervidda
Nature Centre, savour local treats at the Hardanger
Juice and Cider Factory, or visit the spectacular
Vøringsfoss Waterfall. All this before a leisurely sailing
through the orchard-filled landscapes of the
Hardangerfjord – ‘Queen of the Fjords’.
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