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Fjordland Splendour

Magellan sailing from Greenock

  • VIP travel service VIP door to door
  • Full Board Full board

For breathtaking and dramatic scenery

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 cruise you’ll call first at the cosmopolitan city of Belfast and the remote Shetland Islands, before visiting the charming villages of Eidfjord and Olden, and cruising through two of the region’s most scenic fjords.

Saga price includes...

And on your cruise…

  • Full board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Captain's welcome and farewell cocktail party
  • Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
  • Porterage of luggage

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01/07/2020 Greenock, Scotland

Greenock, Scotland

After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Greenock, embark Magellan.

Depart 2200.

Greenock Scotland UK Europe

02/07/2020 Belfast, Northern Ireland

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Arrive 0700. Depart 1800.

The cosmopolitan city of Belfast has a long association with ship-building, reinforced by the two gantry cranes that rise above the city known locally known as ‘Samson and Goliath’! The ill-fated liner Titanic was built here and the visitor attraction ‘Titanic Belfast’ explores the story of the ocean liner through a series of interactive galleries. The city is also home to the Ulster Museum as well as Botanic gardens and central Donegal Square. Further afield lies the famous Giant’s Causeway.

Belfast Northern Ireland UK Europe

03/07/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

04/07/2020 Lerwick ⚓, Shetland Islands

Lerwick, Shetland Islands

Arrive 0700. Depart 1600.

Sturdy little Lerwick is the friendly capital of the 100 islands and islets of the Shetland Islands, which have a rich Viking heritage with a distinct dialect and culture from mainland Scotland. This windswept, sea-lashed archipelago is a lush green haven for birds and also offers some of Scotland's most stunning archaeological remains.

Lerwick Shetland Islands Scotland UK Europe

05/07/2020 Alesund, Norway

Alesund, Norway

Arrive 0800. Depart 1800.

Alesund is the largest town on the northwest coast of Norway, built on three islands and with a backdrop of impressive mountain peaks. The town centre was rebuilt after being destroyed by fire in 1904 and today is known for its Art Nouveau style architecture. In addition to the National Art Noveau Centre, the city is also home to galleries, shops and cafes. Alternatively, perhaps head up to the Mount Aksla viewpoint where, weather permitting, you can appreciate impressive views over the city, surrounding islands and fjords.

Alesund Møre og Romsdal Western Norway Norway Europe

06/07/2020 Olden, Norway

Olden, Norway

Arrive 0700. Depart 1700.

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.

Olden Sogn og Fjordane Western Norway Norway Europe

06/07/2020 Cruising Nordfjord

Nordfjord, Norway

Depart Olden and cruise Nordfjord, one of the country’s longest and most beautiful fjords.

07/07/2020 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. Keep your camera to hand as you sail this famous waterway, often referred to as the ‘Queen’ of fjords.

07/07/2020 Eidfjord, Norway

Eidfjord, Norway

Arrive 1200. Depart 1900.

Dwarfed by mountains reaching heights of up to 1,900 metres, Eidfjord has an idyllic setting at the head of one of Hardangerfjord’s beautiful tributaries. This small village is a gateway to Europe’s largest mountain plateau and Norway’s largest national park, Hardangervidda. It is also close to the stunning Vøringfossen waterfall, one of Norway’s most popular natural attractions, so you’ll be spoilt with a choice of which natural sights to see.

Eidfjord Hordaland Western Norway Norway Europe

08/07/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

09/07/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

10/07/2020 Greenock, Scotland

Greenock, Scotland

Arrive 0900.

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

Greenock Scotland UK Europe

Please note

⚓ 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.

Fjordland Splendour

Magellan sailing from Greenock

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Magellan sailing from Greenock