FRED.OLSEN CRUISE LINES – Springtime Norwegian Fjords Cruise

6 DAYS
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FRED.OLSEN CRUISE LINES – Springtime Norwegian Fjords Cruise

Destination: Norway

Duration: 6 days

Departs: 01/05/2020

Price: £1,099

A short foray to Fred.Olsen’s beautiful homeland packs in plenty of highlights.  From dramatic landscapes and incredible natural wonders to immersing yourself in the history and culture of enchanting destinations.

YOUR ACCOMMODATION
The Balmoral
Balmoral is a classically styled ship exuding a friendly atmosphere and a home-from-home feel.  It is the newest and largest ship in the fleet.  There is a range of dining options available to suit all tastes and a fantastic selection of bars and lounges.

SUPPLEMENTS
Single cabin supplement: Please ask for details
Ocean view porthole window supplement from: £150 per person
Ocean view picture window supplement from: £230 per person
Superior ocean view picture window supplement from: 350 per person

COST INCLUDES

  • Door to Door Service
  • Porterage
  • Cabins are en-suite, air-conditioned and have TV, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer
  • All meals throughout the cruise from 5 course a la carte dining to casual buffets & late night snacks
  • All inclusive drinks package
  • Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
  • Evening entertainment including cabaret shows, live music & dancing
  • Use of leisure facilities and a wide range of daytime activities & lectures
  • Crew gratuities
  • Port taxes

Please note we do not include shore excursions.  Full details will be sent in advance by Fred.Olsen.

Day 1
Your Door to Door Service will transfer you to Newcastle to board Balmoral.

Highlights of the cruise include:

  • Lysefjord.  A stunning example of the Norwegian fjords’ spectacular natural beauty.  Carved into the landscape by glacier movement in the Ice Age approximately 10,000 years ago.  Lysefjord is lined by magnificent mountains and dramatic cliff faces, some soaring over 1,000 metres high.
  • The picturesque village of Eidfjord, set within the breath-taking Hardangerfjord, is the gateway to some of the region’s most spectacular natural features.  Located beneath a back-drop of soaring snow-peaked mountains, engraved with rivers and waterfalls.  On an excursion, visitiors can head to the amazing Hardangervidda Nature Centre or the infamous Voringfossen Waterfall, set deep in the mountains of the Mabodalen Valley.
  • Norway’s second longest fjord Ulvikafjord, is surrounded by soaring mountains and lush-green valleys and leads to the beautiful village of Ulvik.  Be sure to have your camera to hand to take advantage of the fantastic photo opportunities as your ship slices through the still blue waters of the fjord.
  • Hardangerfjord, known as the queen of fjords.  The best way to enjoy this incredible fjord is to sail along its 197km, enjoying the spellbinding scenery, towering mountains, waterfalls and idyllic orchards.
  • Bergen, a city steeped in maritime heritage.  Don’t miss the chance to visit the 900 year old UNESCO-listed Bryggen Wharf or climb the cobbled stairways lined with traditional half-timbered buildings.  Bergen has a vibrant fish market and not to be missed is a chance to ride the Funicular Railway to the top of Mount Floyen, offering spectacular panoramic views of Bergen and its scenic surroundings.
  • 1 day at sea

Day 6
We cruise back into Newcastle to meet your Door to Door Service home.

Price:£1,099.00

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