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Majestic Fjordland Cruise

Europe
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Board Basis: Full Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TNEW20314

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Make your own way to port

8 nights. June 2018. From £599.00.

Cruise Norway's scenic waterways

Join Columbus as she makes a summer visit to Norway's fjord- and island-dotted coastline, to bathe in the long light of the Norwegian summer and explore the spectacular landscape. Don't miss your chance to experience one of Earth's most awe-inspiring regions.

Ship Information

Weighing in at 63,000 tonnes and 250 metres, Columbus is the biggest ship in the CMV fleet. Originally launched in 1989 (by Audrey Hepburn), she was extensively refitted in 2015, and now offers 1500 passengers spacious accommodation and elegant communal areas arranged over 12 decks and topped off with the panoramic Dome Observatory.

Deck-plans

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Cruise Information

The greatest pleasure of a cruise holiday is the knowledge that as each day dawns, there'll be a new adventure to enjoy, a new experience to savour.

Ports of call

Day One - Depart London Tilbury, UK 1600 hrs
Day Two - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Day Four - Flam , Norway
Day Five - *Olden, Norway
Day Six - Andalsnes, Norway
Day Seven - Bergen, Norway
Day Nine - Arrive in London Tilbury, UK 0800 hrs

N.B. All days not listed are spent at sea enjoying the excellent facilities aboard Columbus. Please see the Full Itinerary for details. Ports marked with an asterisk will be reached by landing boat and may be inaccessible for customers with mobility difficulties.

What The Price Includes

8 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
Full-board arrangements including full breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and midnight snacks
On-board entertainment as arranged
Calls at ports as detailed in the itinerary
The services of a friendly, professional crew and cruise staff
Port charges and taxes Single and upgrade cabins are available for a supplement
PRICE FROM ? £599 per person
Plan My Trip

Itinerary

Day One

Make your way to Tilbury for embarkation and this afternoon's sailing.

Day Two

The delightful Dutch capital welcomes Columbus today. Step ashore to explore Amsterdam's colourful streets, picturesque canals and renowned museums. Perhaps take to the water on a canal cruise to see the city from a different angle and hear stories from its past before you rejoin Columbus in the late afternoon.

Day Three

Spend today at sea, getting to know the ship, her crew and your fellow voyagers.

Day Four

The tiny village of Flam, at the inner end of Aurlandsfjord, welcomes Columbus today. Here you'll have the chance 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 Five

Today's call is at Olden. This is the stopping-off point for a trip through the beautiful surrounding countryside to the famous Briksdal Glacier, part of the vast Jostedalsbreen ice-pack, which broods over the eastern reaches of the fjord.

Day Six

This morning Columbus cruises into beautiful Romsdalfjord, making her way to the port-town of Andalsnes. Take an optional excursion over the vertiginous Trollstigen (Troll's Ladder), a breathtaking road into the Valldal valley, or perhaps visit the famous wooden Rodven stave church in its dreamy setting beside the fjord.

Day Seven

Compact and friendly, Bergen was once a great trading city within the Hanseatic League. It remains Norway's second city and, despite being sheltered from the sea by its seven hills and outlying islands, is unashamedly nautical in outlook. Visit the vibrant harbour and fish market, stroll past the wooden warehouses of Bryggen and take the Floibanen funicular to the summit of 'Mount' Floyen.

Day Eight

A final day at sea, reliving the memories of your cruise holiday.

Day Nine

Columbus arrives back in Tilbury at the end of a wonderful fjords cruise. Back to top

Accommodation

Columbus

Weighing in at 63,000 tonnes and 250 metres, Columbus is the biggest ship in the CMV fleet. Originally launched in 1989 (by Audrey Hepburn), she was extensively refitted in 2015, and now offers 1500 passengers spacious accommodation and elegant communal areas arranged over 12 decks and topped off with the panoramic Dome Observatory.

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Further Information

Passport requirements

British 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 advice

Visit 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