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Norwegian Fjords Cruise

Set sail  aboard a luxury French ship for this Norwegian fjords cruise. Take in the dizzying cliff faces sculpted by the wind and the sea. Explore the Viking-founded Bergen, famous for its rich historic past, and the Norwegian capital of Oslo, a city with unique energy.

On the 8-day Norwegian Fjords itinerary, take in the small town of Alesund with its magnificent examples of Art Nouveau architecture. View the Geiranger Fjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the village of Hellesylt with its beautiful waterfall. Admire the magnificent Briksdal glacier from the charming village of Olden, home to one of the last ice caps in Europe. Enjoy Arendal and its canals. And call at Gothenburg, Sweden’s main port with pretty canals, cultural treasures and emblematic districts.

On the Cruising the Norwegian Fjords itinerary, uniquely visit Stavanger with its preserved historic feel, in place of Sandnes and its clever pottery works. This itinerary is tailored for English-speaking travelers who want to engage with the world. These Ponant voyages in alliance with Smithsonian Journeys uniquely include transfers to and from the ship on embarkation and disembarkation days, talks and discussions aboard ship by world-class experts from Smithsonian Journeys, and a shore excursion or activity in each port of call that encourages guests to embrace the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of the local environment and culture. Look for the themed icon in the Rates and Dates table below.

This Norwegian fjords cruise is offered aboard 184-guest Le Champlain. Enjoy refined and attentive service, a plethora of onboard activities and unrivaled elegance. Appreciate understated sophistication, an international feel and top-notch guides aboard this ship. Le Champlain features 100% private balconies or terraces, innovative equipment, elegantly designed guest accommodations, welcoming lounge areas that open to the outside and the Blue Eye underwater lounge–a multi-sensory space in the ship’s hull featuring hydrophones, expansive underwater views and other amenities that create the feeling of being underwater beside the marine life that the ship is sailing past. Onboard, enjoy a variety of activities while underway.

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