- Duration: 8 days
- Board Basis: Full Board
- Tour Ref: D2TNEW99667
- Travel Type: Make your own way to port
7 nights. April 2020. From £1129.00.
Scandinavian Spring Sunshine
Join us on board Magellan as she cruises from Dundee to Norway. Discover a landscape marked by crashing waterfalls and ancient villages like Hellesylt and Geiranger as Magellan sails into Geirangerfjord, and cruises along the vast length of Sognefjord, past deep forests and towering mountains, to the tiny village of Flam.Opportunities to head deep into the astonishing fjordland landscape on optional shore excursions, lazy days at sea, and a relaxed day exploring Bergen's lively fish market and Bryggen, its lovingly regenerated warehouse district now full of unusual shops and stylish restaurants and bars round off this unforgettable spring cruise that also includes a call in Newcastle.
What's Included7 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
Delicious full board cuisine
Afternoon teas and late night snacks
Captain’s Cocktail Party (cruises of 6 nights or more)
Self service tea & coffee (6am to midnight)
Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
Daytime activities and leisure facilities
Guest speaker and arts & crafts (cruises of 5 nights or more)
Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
Holiday HighlightsSee the fjords in the springtime
Four delightful ports of call
Two lazy days at sea
Spend a day in historic, Hanseatic Bergen
Anchor off pretty fjord-side Geiranger
Flam, with its famous railway, in remotest Sognefjord
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1Depart from Dundee
Depart: 1730hrs Board Magellan in Dundee, today, settle in to your cabin and relax as your cruise begins.
Day 2At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.
Day 3Bergen, Norway
Arrive: 0700hrs Depart: 1600hrs Bergen is one of the most beautifully located cities in the world. This ancient fishing and trading port, spectacularly set amid hills and fjords, is also one of Northern Europe’s most enjoyable destinations. Step ashore to explore the harbour and fish market, discover Bryggen’s historic wooden warehouses or ride the funicular to the top of ‘Mount’ Floyen.
Day 4Geiranger, Norway
Arrive: 0800hrs Depart: 1600hrs Geirangerfjord is one of the smallest but most beautiful fjords, its twists and turns marked by crashing waterfalls and ancient and beguiling villages. Disembark at Geiranger to enjoy an unforgettable overland excursion through the glorious scenery of the fjord and its surroundings, or to visit the fascinating Norsk Fjordsenter, which chronicles life in this beautiful place.
Day 5Flam, Norway
Arrive: 0900hrs Depart: 2000hrs The lovely village of Flam welcomes Magellan to the remotest reaches of spectacular Sognefjord, this morning. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to board the world-famous Flamsbana Mountain Railway for the journey to Myrdal. Later this afternoon, the ship navigates her way into stunning Naeroyfjord where some of fjordland’s prettiest scenery awaits.
Day 6At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.
Day 7Newcastle, England
Arrive: 0600hrs Depart: 2000hrs The historic northern port of Newcastle greets Magellan, today. As some of your fellow passengers disembark, you’ll have the chance to explore the city, or head along the coast on an excursion to historic Alnwick Castle and its incredible Gardens.
Day 8Arrive back at Dundee
Arrive: 1030hrs Say goodbye to Magellan, her crew and your fellow passengers as she arrives in Dundee, today, and you disembark at the end of a wonderful cruise. Back to top
Passport requirementsBritish Citizens will need a full, 10-year passport to travel on this cruise. Since some countries require visitors to be valid for at least six months after the return date of the cruise we recommend that all customers ensure that this is the case. Holders of non-British passports should check with the relevant embassies to see if any requirements and restrictions exist for any countries visited during the cruise.
Foreign Office travel adviceVisit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas. Back to top