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Cruises to Norway

Discover the diverse landscapes and wildlife of Norway aboard an Arctic expedition cruise

Our trips to Norway

Information about Norway

Norway is rightly famed for its stunning coastline. Created over millions of years by the relentless passage of glaciers carving their way to the sea, Norway's shores are marked by the countless fjords, valleys, and small rocky islets (known as skerries) that shelter it from the raging North Atlantic.

The capital city, Oslo, and the northern city of Tromsø both serve as departure and arrival ports for a number of Arctic cruises, but many cruises embarking from other ports such as Edinburgh will often follow the Norway coastline because of its beauty.

As well as remarkable geography, you can also enjoy the abundant birdlife. On your passage along the Norway coast, you will see puffins, skuas, auks, jaegers, petrels, and many gull species.

Pictures of Norway

Fjords of Norway
 Flickr Preikestolen, Lysefjord, Norway
Lofoten, Norway

Interesting Facts in Norway

Our expert guide says: 'The Norwegian coast is remarkable in its geology - there are so many inlets, fjords, and skerries that protect it from the North Atlantic swells and storms that many sea birds live here or migrate here to breed. A highlight for many people is to spot colonies of puffins, one of the iconic sea birds of the arctic.'

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