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Best of the Fjords

Balmoral sailing from Newcastle

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  • All inclusive Free upgrade to all inclusive
  • VIP travel service VIP door to door

Stunning scenery awaits...

Norway’s fjords are stunning in their majesty - tranquil blue waters lapping at lush green slopes, rising to towering mountain peaks. On this 9-night adventure, cruise the beautiful waterways of Lysefjord, Hardangerfjord, Geirangerfjord and Naeroyfjord, plus step ashore in a host of fascinating Norwegian destinations.

Saga price includes...

And on your cruise...

  • Full board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Room service
  • Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
  • Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
  • Shuttle bus at selected ports
  • Porterage of luggage

*Drinks package includes selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks and 50% off selected premium brands and cocktails.


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24/07/2020 Newcastle, England

Newcastle, England

After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Newcastle, embark Balmoral.

Depart late afternoon.

Newcastle Tyne and Wear England UK Europe

25/07/2020 Cruising Lysefjord

Lysefjord, Norway

Cruise the Lysefjord, a stunning fjord flanked by mountains and dramatic cliffs, along with waterfalls and charming settlements along its shores.

26/07/2020 Eidfjord, Norway

Eidfjord, Norway

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Make a stop at the peaceful village of Eidfjord, one of the most beautiful highlights of the fjords and gateway to the Hardangervidda Nature Centre and the Voringfossen Waterfall. Surrounded by soaring mountains it comprises lush gardens and fields, clusters of traditional clapboard homes in an array of cheerful colours and two churches, one of which can be dated back to 1309. Perhaps hop on the little train which trundles through town and discover pockets of Eidfjord that you may not have otherwise known were there.

Eidfjord Hordaland Western Norway Norway Europe

26/07/2020 Cruising Hardangerfjord

Hardangerfjord, Norway

Sail past stately mountains sometimes tinged with snow, slopes covered in green forest and orchards, sparkling waters and even the occasional islet.

27/07/2020 Maloy, Norway

Maloy, Norway

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Situated on the island of Vagsoy, the small town of Maloy flourished due to the local fishing industry, and was later used as a key coastal fortress by German forces in WWII. Today, Vagsoy offers excellent access to stunning natural landscapes, including the incredible Jostedalsbreen Glacier.

Måløy Sogn og Fjordane Western Norway Norway Europe

28/07/2020 Kristiansund, Norway

Kristiansund, Norway

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Kristiansund is situated on Norway’s north west coast and spread across three islands connected by bridges. A large percentage of the city was rebuilt during the second half of the twentieth century and it is noted for its modern architecture. One earlier survivor is the city’s Opera house where regular performances take place. Explore the city, perhaps visiting the Klippfish museum dedicated to the dry salted cod locally produced and which was at one time an important industry in the area.

Kristiansund Nordmøre Western Norway Norway Europe

29/07/2020 Hellesylt, Norway

Hellesylt, Norway

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Regarded as one of the most beautiful Norwegian Fjord locations, the settlement of Hellesylt is one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. Nestled in the incredible scenery of the UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord, the tiny, old Viking port of Hellesylt begs to be explored. Hellesylt Waterfall is one of the many highlights, as are the Kjellstaddalen and Moldskreddalen valleys.

Hellesylt Møre og Romsdal Western Norway Norway Europe

29/07/2020 Cruising past Seven Sisters waterfall and cruising Geirangerfjord

Geirangerfjord, Norway

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. The highlight of the cruise is the spectacular Seven Sisters waterfall.

30/07/2020 Ålesund, Norway

Alesund, Norway

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Cruise into the city of Ålesund which is known for its art nouveau buildings built after the entire city was ravaged by fire a century ago. Set across two islands, connected by bridges at the mouth of the Stor Fjord, Alesund is a delight to explore and is well placed for trips to the islands of Giske and Godøy.

Alesund Møre og Romsdal Western Norway Norway Europe

31/07/2020 Flam ⚓, Norway

Flåm, Norway

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Visit the secluded village of Flåm at the head of Aurlandsfjord, the innermost arm of the mighty Sognefjord. It has been 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.

Flåm Sogn og Fjordane Western Norway Norway Europe

31/07/2020 Cruising Naeroyfjord

Nærøyfjord, Norway

Later in the day cruise Naerøyfjord – one of the most beautiful fjords and rumoured to be the inspiration for Disney's Frozen!

01/08/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

02/08/2020 Newcastle, England

Newcastle, England

Arrive early morning.

Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.

Newcastle Tyne and Wear England UK Europe

Please note

⚓ Land by launch or tender.

Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.


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