Norway & Norwegian Fjords Cruises
Explore our Norwegian fjord cruises
Visit this popular all-year-round cruise destination on one of our boutique ships. Discover Norway in full bloom on a springtime voyage or travel during the winter months and go in search of the Northern Lights. Our Norwegian fjord cruises introduce you to beautiful landscapes, cascading waterfalls and quaint villages clinging to the hillsides. In many ports, our smaller ships can berth alongside the smaller towns and quays – getting you closer to the sights and right into the heart of the action.
On our latest Norwegian cruises, you can head off on a dogsledding adventure in Tromso, visit the ethereal North Cape at the ‘top of the world’ and ride the Flåm Railway, one of the world’s most scenic train journeys.
Cruises to Norway departing from the UK
Popular Norway cruise ports
Ålesund is notably famous for its distinctive Art Nouveau architecture; the city was rebuilt in this style after a devastating fire disaster in 1904. Visit the surrounding archipelago and fjords from the Mount Aksla lookout to see panoramic views of this architecture.
You can even explore the nearby islands of Giske and Godoy which are rich in Viking history and fishing heritage.
Alta is surrounded by mountains, forests and coastal scenery. From UNESCO- listed rock art, to its Sami culture and the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, Alta offers much to discover. Our cruises visit at the peak time of year so that you can seek out the Northern Lights and view a colourful celestial light show.
Witness sweeping landscapes by taking the funicular up to the top of Mount Floyen, or visit Bergen’s colourful wooden buildings from the Wharf, a UNESCO site since 1979. This beautiful city is also packed with wonders of natural, cultural and seafaring history accompanied by many fish markets located near the Bryggen wharf houses.
This small southwestern village includes a well-known scenic railway journey (Flåmsbana) which features expansive scenery of Western Norway. This trains starts at sea level and runs you past wide-ranging mountain scenery, cascading waterfalls and agricultural landscapes. You can also take a special boat trip into the Nærøyfjord, a spectacular narrow fjord, where most cruise ships cannot go.
Stavanger is a multifaceted city that reflects its progression from a prosperous fishing port to an industrial centre for shipbuilding and oil.
Discover the 40-kilometre Lysefjord neighboured by impressive mountains. Here, you can also explore above this fjord and hike up to the iconic Pulpit Rock with great surrounding views.
The city’s setting 69 degrees north of the Arctic Circle also means that it is perched squarely within the Aurora Belt. To top this all of, Tromsø has a surprisingly mild climate considering its location, which allows for the perfect arctic experience without being freezing.
Its glories past and present are retold in the Polar Museum, a 19th-century wooden warehouse set on the seafront.
When is the best time to visit Norway?
Every season offers something special when cruising to Norway. From the opportunty to get a glimpse of the Northern Lights in the winter to exploring beautiful fjords in the summer.
Summer Norway cruises
Summer is a popular time for cruising to Norway due to milder weather, longer daylight hours, and the chance to see the Midnight Sun in the northern regions. Embarking on a scenic Flåm Railway or exploring Jotunheimen National Park are some of the favourite excursions that can be enjoyed on our Norwegian cruises.Find out more
Winter Norway cruises
Not only do Norway winter cruises offer up the chance to spot the Northern Lights, there's also a host of exciting cruise excursions to embark on from Arctic dog sledding to visiting unique Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel and more.Find out more
Go in search of the Northern Lights
Departing in the winter of 2024 and 2025, our Northern Lights cruises are a magical winter adventure. Sail to Norway to enjoy a host of experiences, with selected excursions and the aurora borealis tour all included in the price.