Autumn Expedition Cruise to Svalbard from Dover

Departure date
22 days

Discover the Norwegian coast and Svalbard Archipelago in autumn

Beautiful fjords and coastal communities

Starting from Dover, you'll explore the dramatic and enchanting fjords of the Norwegian coast, up close and in comfort aboard MS Maud. You'll visit remote villages, discover historic cities, and learn about Norwegian history and culture on this 22-day expedition cruise.

Polar bears and glaciers

We cruise from Norway across the Barents Sea to Bear Island and Spitsbergen, where you'll encounter Arctic birdlife and maybe polar bears. Around Isfjorden and Bellsund, you'll enjoy expedition activities on landings near glaciers and learn about local hunting traditions.

What's Included

Expedition Cruise

Onboard Activities

Landing Activities

Route overview

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

Northern Exposure

Day 1

Norway Bound

Day 2-3

The longest fjord of Norway

Day 4

Exceptional natural beauty

Day 5

Expedition day

Day 6

‘Black ice’

Day 7

Iconic Lofoten landscapes

Day 8

The gateway to the Arctic

Day 9

To the top of the world

Day 10

'Bear Island’ without the bears

Day 11

South Spitsbergen National Park

Day 12

Second-longest fjord in Svalbard

Day 13

Beauty and history in one

Day 14

Heading south again

Day 15

Norway in miniature

Day 16

Far out at sea

Day 17

Norway’s dried cod capital

Day 18

City of Seven Mountains

Day 19

Picturesque town of wooden houses 

Day 20

Relax and unwind

Day 21

Return to England

Day 22

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