Hurtigruten Cultural Voyages through Norway’s History, Music, Food & Art
There are 9 Hurtigruten cultural voyages on offer in 2017 with a special focus on the music, culture, art and history of Norway, based around the 12-day Classic Round Voyage (read the full itinerary details). Enjoy exclusive lectures, concerts and food tastings both on board and on shore, that will enlighten and delight you.
Price from: €2098 pp sharing
Activities: Not included – available to book on board or in advance
Season: Spring, Autumn
Types: Couples, Groups, Solo Travellers, Special Interest
Note: For those who prefer a shorter Cultural Voyage it is possible to only take the 6 night Classic Voyage north or the 5 night Classic Voyage south based on the Cultural Voyage sailings (departure dates shown below). Please contact Project Travel for prices.
Day 1: Fly Dublin to Bergen. Coach transfer from airport to Bergen where you will stay for one night B&B in a centrally located hotel.
Day 2: [breakfast, dinner] At leisure to explore Bergen in the morning. Coach transfer to attend a pre-departure piano concert at Grieg’s house in Trollhaugen before boarding your Hurtigruten ship in the early evening. Your cabin will be allocated at time of boarding. You will stay in the cabin category of your choice for 11 nights on a full board basis.
Days 3 – 12: [breakfast, lunch, dinner] Follow the coastline on the Classic Round Voyage itinerary but with the added benefit of an English-speaking Tour Leader on board together with a Tour Manager and lectures. On-board activities include a lecture series (Sami culture, Norwegian legends & myths, art, etc), concerts and recitals (on board and in unusual locations en route) as well as food tastings and demonstrations, exclusively for Cultural Voyage passengers.
Day 13: [breakfast, lunch] Arrive back in Bergen and disembark. Coach transfer to Bergen where you will stay for one night B&B in a centrally located hotel in Bergen in order to fit in with flight schedules back to Dublin.
Day 14: [breakfast] Coach transfer from central Bergen to airport. Fly Bergen to Dublin.
Departures: 11, 17 & 28 April; 10, 15, 21 & 26 October; 01 & 06 November 2017
Adult from: €2098 pp sharing an Inside Cabin / €2669 pp sharing an Outside Cabin
Single Supplement from: €641 in an Inside Cabin / €934 in an Outside Cabin
These prices refer to the November departure dates. Travel in April or October will cost slightly more.
Return flights Dublin/Norway including taxes
One 20kg checked bag per person
2 nights B&B in a quality, centrally located Bergen hotel
Coach transfers in Bergen (x 4)
11 nights in cabin category of your choice on board the Hurtigruten ship on a full board basis
English speaking Tour Leader on board
Tour Manager, lectures, concerts and food tastings
Optional tours and activities bookable in advance
Meals other than as stated
Drinks with meals
Travel insurance (required)
Optional excursions and tours
Additional nights in Bergen, Copenhagen, Stockholm and/or Oslo before / after your voyage.
If staying in Oslo, you have the option to add a cross-country journey on the beautiful Oslo-Bergen Railway.
(Changes to the cost will apply.)
Prices correct at time of print (Mar 2017). E&OE.
Subject to availability at time of booking.
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