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The Wonders of Spitsbergen 10th June 2017 • 14 nights • Sails from Newcastle • Balmoral • CRUISE ID: L1712 See inspirational landscapes, elusive wildlife and more on this epic exploration. Heading towards the North Pole, you’ll visit remote destinations, from the eerie ‘ghost town’ Pyramiden, to Longyearbyen, framed by glacial mountains. There’s also spellbinding scenic cruising, including the North Cape, the mighty Svartisen and Tempelfjorden – rated as the best Norwegian destination by Fred. Olsen guests. mountain range – four of the seven peaks measure up at over 1km in height! After crossing the Arctic Circle, you’ll also see the second largest glacier in Norway, the mighty Svartisen (Black Glacier). Tromsø, Norway Known as the ‘Gateway to the Arctic’, Tromsø is hidden away in Norway’s intercoastal passage. Diverse experiences range from hiking to perusing the many captivating museums on offer, including the Tromsø War Museum. Alternatively, savour the neoclassical architecture, marvel at the views from Mount Storsteinen, or tour to the unique, iceberg-shaped Arctic Cathedral, the Tromsø Wilderness Centre, or the charismatic Mack Brewery. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Get the most out of your visit to Tromsø on our ‘Arctic Highlights’ tour. Experience many of the attractions: the Polaria Centre, the Arctic Cathedral, the cable car, and more. Honningsvåg, Norway Honningsvåg is one of the world’s most northerly cities and is the gateway to the North Cape (Nordkapp) and the magical sensation of the Midnight Sun. Populated with pastel-shaded buildings and framed by rugged mountains, it is a delight to explore. From the North Cape plateau, savour the dramatic scenery and panoramic views of the Arctic Ocean, or take a tour and discover Magerøy Island’s flourishing birdlife. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Travel through a wild, desolate landscape to the edge of continental Europe – the North Cape – to admire the dramatic scenery and capture the stunning views on camera. If the weather allows, you can also experience the view from the famous Globe monument. From only £1,799 per person Ålesund, Norway It’s no surprise Ålesund is a popular spot for visitors to Norway. You can savour the collection of replica ships at the Sunnmøre Museum; or head to the top of Mount Aksla for stunning panoramic views of the city and surrounding Sunnmøre Alps. The centre boasts a fascinating collection of artnouveau towers, turrets, ornaments, balconies, steeples and spires, of which you can find out about at the Jugendstilsenteret (The National Art Nouveau Centre). Scenic cruising, Arctic Norway Enjoy an array of spectacular sights from the comfort of your ship, including the picturesque island village of Rørvik; Torghatten, the mountain with an unusual hole through its centre; and the Seven Sisters Longyearbyen Single friendly: We will always offer an Ocean View Twin Room at a reduced price for sole occupancy. Please call for details. Svartisen (Black Glacier) Rørvik Kristiansund Ålesund Pyramiden Longyearbyen (overnight) Honningsvåg Tromsø Seven Sisters mountain range Torghatten Geiranger Seven Sisters Waterfall Geirangerfjord North Cape & The Horn Tempelfjorden & Tuna Glacier To/from Newcastle Arctic, I Exploration celand, Greenland & Norway Upgrade prices per person, per night from > Ocean View Room: £29 | Balcony Room: £129 | Suite: £143 | Single Rooms from > £2,999 Prices are correct at time of going to print, but may change at any time. Call for latest prices. 208 Date Arrive Depart Destination JUNE 2017 Sat 10 PM Newcastle Sun 11 Cruising Mon 12 early am early pm Ålesund, Norway Tue 13 early am early am Cruising Rørvik Tue 13 late am late am Cruising by Torghatten (Hat Mountain) Tue 13 early pm early pm Cruising by Seven Sisters mountain range Tue 13 late pm late pm Crossing the Arctic Circle Tue 13 late pm late pm Cruising by Svartisen (Black Glacier) Wed 14 early pm late night Tromsø, Norway Thu 15 late am late night Honningsvåg (North Cape), Norway Thu 15 late night late night Cruising by North Cape & The Horn Fri 16 Cruising Sat 17 late am Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard Sun 18 early am Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard Sun 18 late am late am Cruising Tempelfjorden & Tuna Glacier Sun 18 early pm late pm Pyramiden, Spitsbergen, Svalbard D Mon 19-Tue 20 Cruising Wed 21 early pm late pm Kristiansund, Norway Thu 22 early am late pm Geiranger, Geirangerfjord, Norway Thu 22 late pm late pm Cruising by Seven Sisters Waterfall Thu 22 late pm late pm Cruising Geirangerfjord Thu 22 late pm late night Cruising Sunnylvsfjord Fri 23 Cruising Sat 24 AM Newcastle D Anchor Port Visit fredolsencruises.com, contact your travel agent or call 0800 0355 105


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