Norway Astronomy Voyage (Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen)
September 2019 - March 2020
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- See the magical northern lights
- Guidance by an experienced astronomer who holds lectures
- Experience the beautiful Norwegian coastline
- Exclusive visit to the planetarium in Tromsø
The adventure begins in Bergen, the cultural gateway to the fjords. Enjoy the relaxed ambiance and take the opportunity to meet your fellow astronomers.
An early arrival at the Art Noveau town of Ålesund gives you an opportunity to go ashore and explore this pretty town.
Continuing north you head for the medieval city of Trondheim, whose colourful history is reflected in its handsome civic architecture.
Crossing the Arctic Circle you continue to the modern town of Bodø. After crossing the Vestfjord you are amidst the glorious Lofoten Islands and their capital, Svolvær.
A relaxing morning on board precedes your arrival in Tromsø, the Capital of Arctic Norway. Here a visit to the Northern Lights Planetarium is included especially for this tour.
Following an early call at Hammerfest you arrive in Honningsvåg, the portal to the wonders of the spectacular North Cape (optional excursion).
The vistas and sea life become more dramatic as you approach Kirkenes, just a few kilometres from the Russian border, and you can join one of our exciting excursions here. As you return south the northbound ports visited by night are now seen by day.
Hammerfest, the world's most northerly town is your first major stop, before continuing to Tromsø.
Passing through the legendary Lofoten Islands the ship negotiates an intricate network of inlets and isles. This is one of the most beautiful stretches of the Norwegian coast for many it is the most stunning part of your journey south.
Cross the Arctic Circle and sail past the famed peaks of the Seven Sisters as you enter a world of legends and folklore.
An early morning arrival in Trondheim, where you have time to explore the city.
A few nautical miles are left between you and Bergen today as your Astronomy Voyage draws to a close.
|Year of refurbishment||2020|
|Shipyard||Kværner Kleven (N)|
|Length||138.5 m / 454 ft|
|Beam||21.5 m / 71 ft|
On board MS Finnmarken you find Hurtigruten´s relaxed style combined with a bit of luxury.
|Shipyard||Fosen Mek. Verk. (N)|
|Length||135.75 m/ 445 ft|
|Beam||21.5 m/ 70.5 ft|
This ship is named after spectacular Trollfjord in the Lofoten Islands, and provides exquisite indoor comfort, modern facilities and interior design that makes extensive use of Norwegian wood and stone.
★ Excursion packages
2F A Taste Of Norway
2G Mountain Hike In The Hjørundfjord
2B Geiranger With Trollstigen Pass
2J Hjørundfjorden, Geiranger and Ålesund
2H Hike With A Visit To A Shieling
2K Kayaking in Ålesund (2019/20)
2D Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium And Mount Aksla
2C Art Nouveau Walk
2E Art Nouveau Walk
3A Nidaros Cathedral & Ringve Museum
3B Trondheim With Nidaros Cathedral
3D Trondheim City Walk
3H Cycling In Trondheim
3I The Northernmost tramride in the world
3G Kayaking On The River Nid
4A Svartisen Glacier
4B Arctic Coastal Walk
4D Rib Safari To Saltstraumen
4C Experience Bodø And Saltstraumen
4E Meet The Vikings
4F Meet The Vikings Summer
4G Highlights Of Lofoten
4H Lofotpils Brewery
4I Farm Visit In Lofoten
5A The Arctic Capital Tromsø
5C Scenery & Huskies
5D Polar History Walk
5M Cross-Country Skiing
5N Snowshoeing In Tromsø
6A The North Cape
6B Birdwatching Safari
6H Fishing Village Visit
6C Sami Culture
6D Snowmobile Trip In The Arctic
6E Sami Autumn
6J RIB Expedition on 71 degrees North
7A The Russian Border
7B Riverboat To Russian Border
7C Snowmobile Safari
7D Arctic Ice Dome
7E Atv/Quad-Safari To The Russian Border
7F Husky Sled Adventure
7H King Crab Expedition
8B The Northernmost Town In The World
8F Snowmobile Trip Into The Polar Night
8A Breakfast At North Cape
8G Mountain Hike In Hammerfest
8H Into The Ice Stories Of A Polar Hero
8C Midnight Concert In The Arctic Cathedral
8I - Arctic Midnight Adventure (2019/20)
9A A Taste Of Vesterålen
9B Lofoten Islands
9C Sea Eagle Safari
9D Lofoten By Horse
9E Rib-Adventure In Lofoten
9F Discover a fishing village
10B Unesco Vega Archipelago
10C Visit The Salmon
11A Trondheim With Nidaros Cathedral
11C The Atlantic Road
11E Bergtatt- Magnificent Marble Mine
Life On Board
- Hosts of the Coast – Our Expedition Teams
- Young Explorers’ Programme: Bring your kids on board
- Onboard activities and lectures along the Norwegian Coast
- A Trip Through the World’s Best Pantry
- Hurtigruten goes vegan!
- À la Carte Menu