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Hurtigruten Kirkenes-Bergen cruise

Hurtigruten Kirkenes-Bergen cruise; Lofoten Isla<nds. Photo by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life

Hurtigruten cruise – 5 nights N/A

«Hurtigruten Kirkenes-Bergen cruise» – An amazing cruise from north to south along the unique Norwegian coast, with the most spectacular Cruise highlights. Available all year

Highlights: The North Cape (optional excursion), the Arctic coast, the narrow Raftsund strait, the Trollfjord (summer season), the Lofoten Islands, the magic Helgeland coast, historic Trondheim, the Atlantic Ocean Road (optional excursion)

Varanger peninsula Norway. Photo by Bjarne Riesto, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Varanger peninsula

DAY 1 – Kirkenes & Finnmark coast 
Board the ship in Kirkenes, then cruise to Vardo, Norway’s easternmost town, with the enchanting Vardohus Fortress. Continue along the Varanger peninsula before a late evening arrival at Batsfjord.

Arctic coast Norway. Photo by Baard Loeken, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

The Arctic coast

DAY 2 – Arctic coast – Tromso
Optional morning excursion to the North Cape. Cruise via Hammerfest, across Soroysund to Oksfjord. The course is set via Lopphavet open sea and the ship finds quiet waters towards Skjervoy island and the Arctic town of Tromso; late evening arrival.
Optional Midnight concert in the Arctic cathedral

Lofoten Islands, Arctic Norway. Photo by Christian Bothner. Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Beautiful Lofoten Islands

DAY 3 – Vesteralen islands, Trollfjord & Lofoten Islands
Through the narrow Risoyrenna channel after leaving Harstad. Stokmarknes with the Hurtigruten Museum, then on to Vesteralen islands & the spectacular Lofoten islands. Depending on the weather conditions, the ship will take a detour to the breathtaking, narrow Trollfjord (summer season)
Read about the Trollfjord

Helgeland coast. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Helgeland coast

DAY 4 – The magic Helgeland coast
The ship sails along the beautiful and fabled Helgeland Coast, with the impressive Seven Sisters mountain range and the Vega islands. Make sure to get up early for the call at Ornes, surrounded by a magnificent scenery with views of the Svartisen glacier
Read about the Helgeland coast

Norway, the historic Munkholmen island outside Trondheim. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Munkholmen island

DAY 5 – Trondheim, Molde & Alesund
The tiny historic island of Munkholmen leads the way to the historic town of Trondheim, with picturesque areas of tiny, wooden houses (Bakklandet) and Norway’s only cathedral. Then passing the beautiful island of Hitra and the open sea of Hustadvika before approaching the town of Molde & Alesund towards midnight
Optional excursion to the Atlantic Ocean Road

Bergen Norway. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

The heart of Bergen

DAY 6 – Western coast to Bergen
Magnificent West Norway scenery with mouths of fjords and a lush, beautiful archipelago, including the island kingdom of Oygarden, before the ship approaches Bergen. Arrival to Bergen at 14:30

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

Lofoten Islands

READ MORE ABOUT the Kirkenes-Bergen 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
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General cruise information & facilities on board
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