Norway in the Spring – Expedition Cruise to the West Coast Fjords

Departure date

Discover the Norwegian west coast fjords in spring

  • 21-day round trip expedition cruise from Dover along Norway’s beautiful west coast, including UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjorden and the North Cape.

  • Experience the fjords in spring when snow dusts the soaring mountain peaks, flowers begin to bloom and waterfalls are at their most spectacular.

  • With our Expedition Team as your guides, you'll enjoy authentic experiences meeting small coastal communities and discovering Norway's hidden gems.

Snow melts and the Sun returns

Enjoy an expedition cruise along Norway’s spectacular coast via Harlingen in the Netherlands. You'll visit picturesque Bergen, the stunning Lofoten Islands, the Arctic cities of Tromsø and Alta, before standing at the top of the world at the North Cape.

Get closer to Norway

We've been sailing the Norwegian coast since 1893. Together with our Expedition Team, you'll explore and learn about Norway's fjords and coastal communities. Epic scenery awaits you in Geirangerfjorden, Hjørundfjorden and Sognefjorden. Cruising back towards Dover, you'll visit Nordfjorden and the untamed Værlandet archipelago.

What's Included

Onboard activities

Landing activities

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent.

Day 1

Set sail from Dover

Harlingen in the Netherlands from Sea side. Old sailing ship in front the sidewalk with cafées.

Day 2

Potter around Harlingen

Man in red jacket and with binoculars standing on deck watching a bird.

Day 3

Norway bound

Colorful wooden houses on Bryggen in Bergen, Norway.

Day 4

Beautiful Bergen

Hjørundfjorden in winter.

Day 5

Scenic Hjørundfjorden

The Arctic Circle monument on a small island in the sea.

Day 6

Towards the Arctic Circle

Svolvær on a sunny winter day. Houses next to the sea and snow-covered mountains in the background.

Day 7

Discover Lofoten

Tromsø from above in sunset.

Day 8

Tromsø the Arctic gateway

The Northern Lights Cathedral in Alta by night, with northern lights in the sky.

Day 9

Arctic Alta, Aurora city

North Cape in winter.

Day 10

The North Cape

Senja, Norway, in winter. Person in a red jacket taking a picture of the sea, snow covered mountains in the background

Day 11

Senja: miniature Norway

One person standing on ice, ice fishing in the dark. Northern lights in the sky.

Day 12

The port of Narvik

Woman looking into a microscope.

Day 13

Rest and relaxation

Person with blonde hair and arms up in the air looking out over fjord.

Day 14

The heights of Romsdalen

Kayaking in Geirangerfjord, people paddling kayak, mountain walls to the left and right.

Day 15

Green Geirangerfjorden

Nordfjord from above  - Loen sky lift.

Day 16

Views from Mount Hoven

Sea eagle catching a fish out of the water.

Day 17

Wild Værlandet

Snowcapped Fjarland mountains seen from the shore

Day 18

Norway's longest fjord

Colorful wooden tree houses in Egersund, Norway.

Day 19

Cosy Egersund

At Sea, enjoying the view from the Explorer lounge

Day 20

Reflections of Norway

The Harbour entrance in Dover.

Day 21

Arrival in Dover

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages

Photo Credit: Espen Mills

Onboard Science Programme

Our Science Programme has one goal: to increase your curiosity, knowledge and interest of the areas you are sailing to.