- Spectacular Sognefjord
Nicknamed the king of fjords the Sognefjord is the largest and deepest fjord in Norway.
Take the chance to explore the canal-laced streets of this laid-back city.
Cruise along the ‘Queen of the Fjords’ and see towering mountains and cascading waterfalls reflected in its still, cold waters.
Oil has made the city of Stavanger extremely wealthy yet it has also retained old-world charm in its historic neighbourhoods.
- VIP door to door
- Full board
Discover Norway's magnificent scenery...
A week long escape and a fantastic opportunity to cruise Norway’s dramatic ice-carved fjords! Experience breathtaking scenery as you sail to picturesque villages and charming towns nestled in the very heart of fjordland. At each port of call a full programme of optional excursions takes you closer to an incredible landscape of majestic mountains, tumbling waterfalls and picturesque villages.
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
26/05/2020 London Tilbury, England
After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Tilbury, embark Columbus.
27/05/2020 Rotterdam, Netherlands
Arrive 0900. Depart 1700.
Rotterdam is nicknamed 'Manhattan on the Meuse' due to its impressive skyscrapers and modern architecture such as cubic houses and the striking Erasmus Bridge. You'll also come across street sculptures and a variety of museums.
28/05/2020 At Sea
Spend the day at sea.
29/05/2020 Cruising Hardangerfjord
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.
29/05/2020 Eidfjord ⚓, Norway
Arrive 0700. Depart 1530.
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.
30/05/2020 Cruising Sognefjord
Cruise along Sognefjord; nicknamed the ‘King of Fjords’ it is the deepest and longest fjord in Norway.
30/05/2020 Flåm, Norway
Arrive 0800. Depart 2000.
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.
31/05/2020 Stavanger, Norway
Arrive 1200. Depart 1900.
Visit cosmopolitan Stavanger with its fascinating history and long seafaring tradition. Explore the old town with its charming wooden houses and winding streets, browse the market and shops, or relax in one of the cafes in this lively university town. Also known as the country’s ‘oil capital’ Stavanger is home to the Norwegian Petroleum Museum, with its multi-media displays relating to the industry.
01/06/2020 At Sea
Spend the day at sea.
02/06/2020 London Tilbury, England
Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.
⚓ 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.