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Norwegian Fjord Cruises from Bergen

Experience Norway’s majestic fjords, charming fishing villages and more on a Hurtigruten fjord cruise from Bergen. Tour packages include cruise reservations, accommodations and land travel.

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Embark on a fjord cruise from Bergen

Norway’s dramatic 2,000-kilometre coastline is one of Europe’s great attractions, and for more than 100 years the popular Hurtigruten fjord cruise from Bergen has been offering travellers spectacular fjord scenery. In fact, Lonely Planet called the Hurtigruten cruise along the steep mountainsides of the west coast of Norway "The World's Most Beautiful Voyage".

So it’s no surprise that fjord cruises in Norway are among the most popular tours from Bergen offered by Nordic Visitor.

Nordic Visitor specialises in tailor-made fjord tours in Norway that include overnights on the Hurtigruten cruise line. Our Norway tour packages are nearly all-inclusive, meaning that we handle all of your cruise reservations, accommodations both at sea and on land as well as as any travel via train or rental car.

Ready to take that dream cruise in Norway? Keep browsing below for our suggestions of tour packages that include fjord cruise from Bergen.

 

— WHY US?

Why book with Nordic Visitor

  • Hassle-free & seamless travel experience
  • Flexible & customisable tour options
  • Value for your money
  • Professional service from local experts

 

See the fjords on a cruise from Bergen

Start a Hurtigruten cruise from Bergen for incredible fjord scenery and exciting shore excursions. We handle all your voyage details, accommodations and land travel.

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Highlights of a Hurtigruten fjord cruise from Bergen 

The classic Hurtigruten coastal voyage sails south to north from the charming city of Bergen to the arctic town of Kirkenes, passing the stunning Norwegian fjords along the coast. It runs year-round, making it ideal to experience the midnight sun in summer or to enjoy Hurtigruten northern lights cruises in winter. A one-way Hurtigruten cruise from Bergen covering the full route takes around 6 or 7 days and the voyage stops at 34 ports of call, with a variety of shore excursions on offer.



Here are just a few of the things you can experience on a cruise starting from Bergen:

  • Walk around the city of Ålesund and admire its renowned Art Nouveau architecture.
  • Sail up the Geirangerfjord, past tumbling waterfalls like the Seven Sisters and Bridal Veil.
  • Stroll past the colourful wharf houses in Trondheim, the original capital of Norway until the 16th century.
  • See the beautiful Lofoten Islands, well known for its jagged mountains and quaint fishing villages.
  • Visit lively Tromsø, "The Paris of the North”, where many famous 19th-century arctic expeditions began.
  • Cruise along steep bird cliffs to the scenic North Cape, the northernmost point of mainland Europe.

What’s more, the comfortable boats are equipped with many of the amenities of larger cruise ships, such as outdoor hot tubs, a fitness room, different dining rooms and lovely indoor and outdoor viewing decks for bird watching.

Exploring Bergen before your fjord cruise: things to see & do

Known as the “Gateway to the Fjords”, Bergen is located between the longest fjord in Norway, Sognefjord, and another beautiful fjord, Hardangerfjord. The city makes a great starting point for exploring Norway’s dramatic coastline, but it’s also a fascinating destination on its own. Some of the attractions in Bergen you can visit include the old Hanseatic wharf of Bryggen with its colourful houses -- now a World Heritage Site, the lively Fish Market and the funicular to the scenic overlook on the top of Mount Fløyen.

Starting tours from Bergen: getting here by train or rental car

Nordic Visitor specialises in combining fjord tours from Bergen with scenic train rides and road trips in Norway. To get from Oslo to Bergen, we recommend the Norway in a Nutshell © train journey, which includes a ride on the famous Flåm Railway, a fjord boat trip and a drive on a steep, hairpin road in the fjords. Plan to spend at least 8 days in Norway if you wish to enjoy a train-cruise combo trip, which includes at least one full day in Bergen. Want to extend your trip? We can even customise your itinerary to include travel to neighbouring Scandinavian countries.

 

— COASTAL VOYAGES

Quick facts about Hurtigruten

  • Hurtigruten was founded in 1893 to transport cargo, mail and passengers between coastal towns
  • In the old days, Norway’s fjords made road travel difficult and sometimes dangerous
  • Hurtigruten means “fast route” in Norwegian
  • Today the cruise line is considered a leader in the “slow travel” movement

 

Norway Cruise Travel Experts

As a trusted travel agency with experienced staff throughout the Nordic region, Nordic Visitor knows how to make the most of your time in Norway. What's more, we're certified Hurtigruten agents. This means we have the most up-to-date information regarding availability of cruises and cabin types.

Nordic Visitor works only with licensed, reputable travel partners that meet our high standards, and Hurtigruten has the same strict expectations for its certified agents. To ensure the highest quality for our guests, we maintain close connections with Hurtigruten and try their cruise services ourselves.

We go beyond booking cruise services in Norway – we also make all your travel arrangements on land, including accommodations and travel by train and rental car. Our nearly all-inclusive itineraries -- that can be customised to your needs -- include Norway's must-see attractions as well as lesser-known highlights that are hand-picked by our own staff.

Different ways you can experience Norway

We have tours for all varieties of travel styles and interests. See our options for exploring Norway below.

Our Services

Whether you travel by train, cruise ship or car in your Nordic Visitor package, all customers receive personalized service with a designated travel consultant, tailor-made quality travel documents, and our self-drive clients receive a hand-marked map that outlines their route, overnight stays and highlights along the way. Furthermore, Nordic Visitor has long-standing professional relationships with local tour operators, which are carefully selected by our staff and are recognized for consistent, quality service.

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  • 97% of customers say they’d recommend us to friends.
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  • Get peace of mind with a 24/7 helpline during your stay.
  • We’re here for you in case of unforeseen circumstances.

Contact us

Whatever your travel needs, we are here to help. If you have any questions about our Norway travel packages or services, please do not hesitate to contact us..

Our main phone number is
+354 578 20 80
Lines are open Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM (GMT)

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What do our customers say?

The reviews speak for themselves. See what Nordic Visitor travellers said about their experience with us.

Clare, United Kingdom

Scenic Fjords of Norway, April 2018

Excellent service

Second time we've used Nordic Visitor and they will continue to be my first choice for booking tours. Excellent service from travel consultants, value for money and the information provided make it an excellent company. 

Jeanette, United States

Norway in a Nutshell® - Classic, October 2017

I did not realize how easy the travel would be

I did not realize how easy the travel would be, it was a great blend of being on your own and the privacy, but having a back up and someone to organize the transportation was great. I felt like I saw the most I could in 5 days. 

Janice Persson, United States

Norway in a Nutshell® - Classic, October 2017

Impressed with how well everything was handled

I was impressed with how well everything was handled and the superb communication I received from my agent throughout. He responded to my emails immediately and answered every question I had.  I loved the personal connection I felt and the knowledge that Nordic Visitor would respond appropriately if I ran into a problem.

Swapna, United States

Norway in a Nutshell® and the Pulpit Rock, July 2017

Truly was a trip of a lifetime!

All accomodations were perfect. All hotels were close to all the local attractions, easy to get to from the airport, train station, ferry station. All the rooms were ready when I got there, they were clean and comfortable. The included breakfast were really delicious. I am a vegetarian, and had plenty of options. My whole experience with Nordic Visitor has been exceptional, and I have been telling everyone of my friends how easy everything was. Sofia was very patient with me, and worked with me, to tailor the itinerary to my satisfaction, was prompt in answering all my questions. Everything was done over email, which I loved, because I didnt have to rely on my memory. All in all, Nordic Visitor rocks! This was truly a trip of a lifetime! 

Carolyn, United States

Highlights of Norway, July 2017

I'm so glad I booked the trip with Nordic Visitor

I'm so glad I booked the trip with Nordic Visitor. Norway is spectacular in itself, but have such a knowledgeable, friendly and helpful guide made the trip so much easier and enjoyable.

Robert, Albania

Express Norway, September 2017

Perfect

The Norway landscape is as beautiful as I have ever experienced. The destinations, accommodations, and routes were perfect.

Carla, United States

Highlights of Norway, June 2017

I would recommend your company to anyone going to Scandinavia

Your company provides outstanding tours, guides, and Arrangements. If and when we return to Scandinavia, we would only use your company. We never had to worry about anything and knew our experience would be spectacular. I would recommend your company to anyone going to Scandinavia. In fact we're looking forward to more tours

Ron, United States

Fjord Tour with Pulpit Rock, July 2016

Memorable experience

Nordic Visitor is a knowledgeable, competent and effective travel agent for Norway. Its suggested itinerary for southern Norway produced an enjoyable and memorable experience that leaves one wanting more of Norway as well as other countries in which Nordic Visitor specializes. Mange takk.

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