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scenery in every direction. Cruising along this magnificent waterway, you’ll pass Hornelen, Europe’s highest sea cliff. Flåm, Aurlandsfjord, Norway Flåm is a delightful, unspoilt treasure, with quaint orchards, cottages and farmland surrounding the spellbinding waterfront. The views are nothing short of magical, whether you’re standing at the Stegastein Lookout or admiring the mighty waterfalls, Tvinde and Kjosfossen. And don’t miss the magnificent Flåm Railway, a 20km-long spiralling sensation with an abundance of photo opportunities along the way. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Have your camera at the ready as you journey up high into the mountains on the worldfamous Flåm Railway, on our popular ‘Norway in a Nutshell’ tour. Cruising Nærøyfjord to Dyrdal The Nærøyfjord has been rated joint top in National Geographic’s list of natural heritage sites worldwide: evidence enough that you’re in for something special. The passage through is one of the most dramatic in Europe; each twist and turn gives the impression of heading towards a dead end, which opens up as you turn each corner. Cruising Sognefjord At an impressive 127 nautical miles long, the Sognefjord is the longest fjord in Norway and the third longest in the world. With a steep and rocky appearance, in places it can feel almost eerie. Cruising by Fureberg Waterfall, Maurangerfjord Experience unforgettable views as you cruise along the Maurangerfjord, past the imposing Fureberg Waterfall – be sure to keep your camera to hand. Cruising Hardangerfjord Sail along the breathtaking Hardangerfjord. Known as ‘Queen of the Fjords’, it was voted by Norwegians as a top 10 fjord experience. There’s inspirational scenery wherever you look, from towering mountains to shimmering waterfalls, and magical glaciers to idyllic orchards. Eidfjord, Hardangerfjord, Norway Sited on moraines left behind by the Ice Age, Eidfjord is reached by sailing along the glassy waters of the picturesque Hardangerfjord. Tour to the Hardanger Juice and Cider Factory or Hardangervidda Nature Centre for an authentic Norwegian cultural experience; embark on a kayaking adventure against a dramatic backdrop of towering cliffs; or discover the breathtaking beauty of the Vøringfoss Waterfall. ©Svein Ulvund/Fjord Norway AS You really do get to see places that bigger ships can’t get to. independent customer reviews Bergen Nærøyfjord All of the following included from only £143 per person, per night: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5-course à la carte dinner, late night buffet & self-service tea & coffee • Varied daytime activities • Lectures & talks • Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & gym Choice of live evening entertainment • 2 formal nights Norwegian Fjords View destination and ship videos at www.cruisewithfred.tv 191


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