These Adventure Highlights have been hand-picked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.
Ever-changing natural splendor awaits you as you cruise along 1,250 miles of pristine Norwegian coastline
Tour Bergen and Bryggen Wharf, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, plus Troldhaugen, the home of Edvard Grieg
Enjoy picturesque cruising among the Vesteralen Islands, including a stop at a local trading post
Embark on a walking tour of medieval Trondheim, Norway's historic and religious capital
Take a walking tour of Ålesund, which was completely rebuilt in the Art Nouveau style following a 1904 fire
Explore the distinctive architecture of Tromso, a culturally diverse city known as the Gateway to the Arctic
Embark on an illuminating excursion to the Russian border, followed by a tour of Andersgrotta or Snow Hotel visit (dependent on season)
From guided hikes through magnificent scenery to a variety of adventurous optional tours, you'll have plenty of opportunities to customize your Scandinavian adventure
Interact with Norwegians during the cruise portion of your adventure, who board your ship for local transportation along their rugged coast
Thrill to incredible views during a drive down the Atlantic Road, "the world's most beautiful drive"
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This adventure is more than a feast for your visual senses — it's also an opportunity to experience Scandinavian culture through its foods. With the sea at their doorstep, Scandinavians have long been among the world's most intrepid fishermen, going out in all seasons to fish the rich northern Atlantic waters. During your time at sea, you’ll enjoy daily menus focusing on seasonal delicacies of the regions you'll visit, with each meal including information ranging from the origin of the ingredients to the locals who harvested them.
In addition to its natural beauty, Ålesund features an incredible display of art nouveau architecture just waiting to be admired. Rebuilt after an early 20th-century fire destroyed most of it, this Nordic town has an intriguing mix of styles and an undeniable artistic spirit, which we’ll explore during a walking tour.
Hurtigruten’s onboard Expedition Team enhances your experience with your Vantage Adventure Leader! These specially trained experts help guide your discoveries of Norway’s natural wonders.
Good photography depends on light — and Norway has plenty of it! From 24 hours of sunshine during the summer months to the winter’s Northern Lights, here are a few ways to take photographic advantage of your Norwegian cruise:
Nothing brings us closer to the world — or to each other — than sharing those moments of wonder, beauty, and connection that define travel at its best. With accommodations built for traveling together, itineraries built for a range of interests, and an unbeatable value, this adventure is perfect for your next family vacation!
More than 300 bird species make their home in Norway, and birding is a beloved pastime in the country. Here’s a glimpse of the birding opportunities you may enjoy: