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.

Set sail from Dover

Day 1

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

Potter around Harlingen

Day 2

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

Norway bound

Day 3

Colorful wooden houses on Bryggen in Bergen, Norway.

Beautiful Bergen

Day 4

Hjørundfjorden in winter.

Scenic Hjørundfjorden

Day 5

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

Towards the Arctic Circle

Day 6

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

Discover Lofoten

Day 7

Tromsø from above in sunset.

Tromsø the Arctic gateway

Day 8

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

Arctic Alta, Aurora city

Day 9

North Cape in winter.

The North Cape

Day 10

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

Senja: miniature Norway

Day 11

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

The port of Narvik

Day 12

Woman looking into a microscope.

Rest and relaxation

Day 13

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

The heights of Romsdalen

Day 14

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

Green Geirangerfjorden

Day 15

Nordfjord from above  - Loen sky lift.

Views from Mount Hoven

Day 16

Sea eagle catching a fish out of the water.

Wild Værlandet

Day 17

Snowcapped Fjarland mountains seen from the shore

Norway's longest fjord

Day 18

Colorful wooden tree houses in Egersund, Norway.

Cosy Egersund

Day 19

At Sea, enjoying the view from the Explorer lounge

Reflections of Norway

Day 20

The Harbour entrance in Dover.

Arrival in Dover

Day 21

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