Christmas Expedition Cruise from Dover

Price from £3,999

Departure date
December 22, 2022
15 days

Experience a magical Christmas cruise to see the Northern Lights

  • 15-day Christmas expedition cruise from Dover in the UK to Norway, on the hunt for the spectacular Northern Lights.

  • Spend six festive days above the Arctic Circle under the Auroral Zone as you discover Norway's Christmas traditions among astounding fjords and wildlife.

  • Celebrate the New Year against the backdrop of Norway's beautiful coast, traditional markets and picturesque villages.

A festive adventure like no other

Setting sail from Dover, this Christmas and New Year's will be dominated by the spectacular beauty of nature. You'll spend Christmas and New Year at sea, expedition style – on a fun-filled journey of discovery and adventure. Sailing in winter, you'll have the best chances of seeing the Northern Lights too.

Explore Norway's fjords and Arctic towns

You'll spend time in some of Norway's most picturesque fjords – Nordfjorden, Sognefjorden and the Lofoten archipelago. We'll sail above the Arctic Circle, where you'll visit Alta, Tromsø and Narvik. You'll round off your Christmas Norway expedition in charming Bergen and cosy Egersund before heading back to Dover.

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

Setting sail from the White Cliffs of Dover

Day 1

Set sail from Dover

Watching for birds, crossing the North Sea.

Day 2-3

Celebrate Christmas at sea

The Christmas market in Egersund is regularly voted to be the best in the country.

Day 4

Christmas in Nordfjorden

Relaxing in the Explorer Lounge.

Day 5

Towards the Arctic Circle

A beautiful winter day in Svolvær, Lofoten

Day 6

Idyllic Reine

Meet the Sami in Narvik, Norway

Day 7

Arctic Alta, Aurora city

The Northern Lights cathedral in Alta, Norway.

Day 8

Tromsø the Arctic gateway

Tromsø under the Northern Lights, Norway.

Day 9

Historik Narvik

Celebrating New Year's Eve in Norway.

Day 10-11

New Year at sea

Passengers up on deck, at sea

Day 12

Charming Bergen

Little fishing village of Kalvåg

Day 13

Cosy Egersund

At sea getting tips from the on-board photographer

Day 14

Homeward bound

Dover Castle, tipped to be the largest in England.

Day 15

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.