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Hurtigruten Bergen-Kirkenes cruise

Vesteraalen. Hurtigruten Bergen-Kirkenes cruise. Photo by Baard Loeken

Hurtigruten cruise – 6 nights N/A

«Hurtigruten Bergen-Kirkenes cruise» – An authentic Hurtigruten cruise along the spectacular Norwegian coast, passing the Arctic circle and along the breathtaking Arctic coast to Kirkenes, with amazing Cruise highlights. Available all year

Highlights: The Geirangerfjord (summer), Alesund, the historic city of Trondheim, the Arctic Circle, the Lofoten Islands, the Arctic towns of Bodo & Tromso, the North Cape (optional excursion)

Bergen Norway photo; the UNESCO Bryggen wharf. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Bergen Bryggen waterfront

DAY 1 – Cruise departure from Bergen
Check-in from 18:00. We recommend early arrival to Bergen, allowing you time to explore the charming Hanseatic town before the cruise departure
Read about Bergen

View of the Geirangerfjord. Photo by Fred Jonny Hammero/More og Romsdal fylke

Geirangerfjord view

DAY 2 – Cruise Alesund & Geirangerfjord*
Morning arrival to the Art Nouveau town of Alesund. Enjoy a full day cruise to the famous Geirangerfjord (*June 02 to Sept 01), with the “Seven Sisters” waterfalls. During the winter season you can enjoy 3 hours at leisure in Alesund, in September and October a full day cruise to Hjorundfjord
Read about the UNESCO Geirangerfjord

Bakklandet area, Trondheim Norway. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Trondheim, wooden houses

DAY 3 – Cruise & historic Trondheim
Through the wide Trondheim fjord to the picturesque, historic city of Trondheim. Spend 4 hours at leisure in the city, or take an optional sightseeing tour.
Make sure to visit the authentic areas with tiny well preserved wooden houses at Bakklandet, the old bridge “Gamle Bybro” & the Nidaros Cathedral. Continue along the scenic Troendelag coast
Read about historic Trondheim

Saltstraumen Bodo. Photo by Roger Johansen,  Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Saltstraumen current Bodo

DAY 4 – Cruise, Arctic Bodo & Lofoten Islands
Passing the Arctic circle before the call at the beautifully located Arctic town of Bodo, surrounded by mountain peaks. Time to visit the town before the ship continues across the Vestfjord towards the impressive Lofoten wall & the Lofoten Islands
Read about the Lofoten Islands

Tromso Panorama. Photo by Bard Loken, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Tromso Panorama

DAY 5 – Arctic coast & Tromso
Along the spectacular Arctic coast and through a marvelous archipelago before the arrival to Tromso – Europe’s northernmost University town. Time to visit the town before the cruise sets off towards the north

The Arctic coast. Photo by Baard Loeken, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

The Arctic coast

DAY 6 – Arctic coast & North Cape
Main port Honningsvag, then cruise along Finnmark’s barren coast, passing the Svaerholdtklubben Bird Colony and the unbelievable rock formation of Finnkjerkja. From Honningsvag you can join an optional excursion to the North Cape plateau

Varanger peninsula Norway. Photo by Bjarne Riesto, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Varanger peninsula

DAY 7 – Finnmark coast & Kirkenes
Cruise along the barren Finnmark coast before the ship continues to the south-east into the Bokfjord and on to Kirkenes, close to the Russian border. Optional excursions in Kirkenes.

Lofoten Islands. Photo by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Lofoten Islands

READ MORE ABOUT the Bergen-Kirkenes cruise:
This cruise is available all year, with nearly daily departures from Bergen

You can add a wide range of exciting land excursions en route
(available for booking during the booking process)
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General cruise information & facilities on board
Read about the authentic Hurtigruten
Read about Hurtigruten’s history

Read about the Hurtigruten ships
See the Hurtigruten cruise picture gallery

Midnight sun

Midnight sun

More Hurtigruten cruise options:
Hurtigruten Bergen-Kirkenes-Bergen cruise, 11 nights
Hurtigruten Kirkenes-Bergen cruise, 5 nights

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