Cruise along the majestic Nordfjord on your way to Olden.
Take a ride on the Ulriken cable railway and enjoy stunning views of the city of Bergen.
- Fjordane Mountains
The Fjordane Mountains loom over Nordfjord.
Nicknamed the king of fjords the Sognefjord is the largest and deepest fjord in Norway.
- VIP door to door
- Full board
Cruise three of Norway’s finest fjords...
This cruise will introduce you to breathtaking views of cascading waterfalls, sheer grey cliffs and majestic mountains. In contrast you will be able to visit the pretty fjord villages of Flam, Geiranger and Olden set among green fields, and Bergen, the fjord capital, with its busy harbour and historic Hanseatic buildings. Plus enjoy a stop in the world’s largest port, Rotterdam, for contemporary architecture and a plethora of museums, shops and cafes.
Saga price includes...
- Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK Branch and additional cancellation rights on overseas holidays for over 50s, or a price reduction if not required (cover is subject to medical questions)
- All port taxes, fees and charges
- Tourist visas if required
And on your cruise…
- Full board
- Afternoon tea
- Captain's welcome and farewell cocktail party
- Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
- Porterage of luggage
26/09/2020 London Tilbury, England
After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Tilbury, embark Columbus. Depart 1600.
27/09/2020 Rotterdam, Netherlands
Arrive 0830. Depart 1500.
Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands, the largest port in the world, and was completely rebuilt after the Second World War, so you’ll find a wonderful mix of modern, post-modern and contemporary architecture here.
28/09/2020 At Sea
Spend the day at sea.
29/09/2020 Cruising Sognefjord
Cruise along Sognefjord; nicknamed the ‘King of Fjords’ it is the deepest and longest fjord in Norway.
29/09/2020 Flåm, Norway
Arrive 0830. Depart 1830.
Visit the secluded village of Flåm at the head of Aurlandsfjord, the innermost arm of the mighty Sognefjord. It has been a popular tourist destination since the 19th century when steamships carrying English and German passengers arrived to take advantage of the Flåm River’s outstanding salmon fishing. Today’s visitors are drawn to Flåm for a chance to ride on one of the world’s steepest and most spectacular railways, Flåm Railway, which navigates the winding Flåm Valley.
30/09/2020 Cruising Nordfjord
Cruise Nordfjord, one of Norway's longest fjords.
30/09/2020 Olden, Norway
Arrive 0900. Depart 1800.
The charming village of Olden is set at the eastern end of Nordfjord. Enjoy exploring the village, perhaps visiting the 18th century church or the home of William Singer – founder of the sewing machine company. Beyond Olden lies the Oldedalen Valley with its waterfalls, and the impressive Briksdal glacier.
01/10/2020 Cruising Geirangerfjord
Thread your way through the breathtaking Geirangerfjord, rated among the best fjord experiences in the world. On either side of the ship rise sheer granite walls, hung with lush vegetation and if you are lucky you might spot a porpoise breaking the still, cold waters. Highlights of the cruise are the The Seven Sisters, The Bridal Veil and The Suitor waterfalls.
01/10/2020 Geiranger, Norway
⚓ Arrive 0800. Depart 1400.
Tucked away at the head of picturesque Geirangerfjord, the isolated little town of Geiranger is a favourite destination for visitors to the Norwegian Fjordlands. Occupying lush meadows on the shores of the fjord the town is dwarfed by towering snow-capped mountains that rise almost vertically from the valley floor. Perhaps navigate the winding mountain road to the Geiranger Skywalk for unforgettable panoramic views of this UNESCO listed World Heritage site.
02/10/2020 Bergen, Norway
Arrive 0800. Depart 1700.
Bergen’s rich maritime heritage will be evident as soon as you arrive. Pay a visit to the UNESCO-listed Bryggen waterfront, with its traditional Hanseatic storehouses, or catch the cable car to the summit of Mount Ulriken for fantastic views over the city and beyond.
03/10/2020 At Sea
Spend the day at sea.
04/10/2020 London Tilbury, England
Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.
Joining you on board
Television presenter, actress, and passionate crafter, Julie Peasgood will be joined by a team of talented super-crafters on board to lead a range of creative workshops. Join Melissa Waudby, owner of Simply Vintage, and learn how to make vintage teacup dioramas and rose wreaths; owners of the renowned Lechlade Craft Barm, Jennie Rainsford and Karen Holland, will lead workshops creating printed tote bags and no-sew Christmas baubles; Anna McGeoghegan, a specialist tutor for the blind and partially-sighted will demonstrate jewellery and bookmark making; and professional sculptor John Rattenbury will be creating an original plaster casting of a unique plaque on board. Covering all levels from beginner to experienced crafter, your creative talents will reach new levels on this supercraft-themed cruise.
⚓ Land by launch or tender.
All excursions mentioned are optional, at an additional cost, and are subject to availability and change. Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.