Majestic Fjordland Cruise
- Duration: 8 days
- Board Basis: Full Board
- Tour Ref: D2TNEW99721
- Travel Type: Make your own way to port
7 nights. April 2020. From £679.00.
Scandinavian Spring Sunshine
Join us on board Magellan as she cruises from Newcastle to Norway via the historic Scottish port of Dundee. 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.
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 HighlightsThe springtime glories of the fjords
Calls at four unforgettable ports
Relax on two days at sea
The preserved Bryggen quarter of historic Bergen
Pretty fjord-side Geiranger, surrounded by mountains
Majestic Sognefjord, the mightiest of the fjords
A shore excursion on Flam’s famous railway
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 Newcastle
Depart: 2000hrs Board Magellan in Newcastle, today, settle in to your cabin and relax as your cruise begins.
Day 2Dundee, Scotland
Arrive: 0530hrs Depart: 1730hrs Today Magellan calls at the historic Tayside port-city of Dundee, where some Scottish passengers will come aboard. Explore this engaging city, home to Captain Scott’s Royal Research Ship Discovery, a beautifully restored example of the days when maritime adventures were less luxurious affairs.
Day 3At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.
Day 4Bergen, 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 5Geiranger, 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 6Flam, Norway
Arrive: 0900hrs Depart: 2000hrs The remote village of Flam welcomes Magellan today, and 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 7At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.
Day 8Arrive back at Newcastle
Arrive: 0600hrs Say goodbye to Magellan, her crew and your fellow passengers as she arrives in Newcastle, 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