Day 1 - London Tilbury
At London Tilbury Port, embark Magellan (3T) in preparation for a late afternoon sailing.
Day 2 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
This morning we arrive in the beautiful Dutch capital, Amsterdam - adored for its easily-navigable, beautiful tree-lined canals, charming bridges, delightful old merchant houses and numerous art galleries and museums. You can choose to discover the fascinating old centre on a walking tour past the wonderful St Nicholas Church and through the Dam Square - dating back to the 13th century, the square is now a vibrant attraction with historic architecture, food stalls, modern shops and the dazzling Diamond centre.
Day 3 - At sea
Enjoy a leisurely day at sea as we cruise towards Norway.
Day 4 - Eidfjord, Norway
Arrive in the small, Norwegian town of Eidfjord, a place renowned for its outdoor activities due to a collection of magnificent mountains, glaciers, waterfalls and vast hillside landscapes. Discover the land hidden between mountains and valleys where fruit is grown, known as the Hardanger region or ‘Norway’s fruit garden’. Here you can visit Lekve Farm, which follows the ancient traditions of apple cider production - you will be given a tour of the facilities and enjoy a tasting of the delicious products produced here, including juice, cider and brandy. In the afternoon we undertake scenic cruising along the Hardangerfjord.
Day 5 - Flåm
Located on the dramatic Aurlandsfjord’s inner bank is the small idyllic village of Flåm. Its grand surroundings of steep mountains, powerful waterfalls and charming valleys are breathtaking and you will be left mystified by its sheer beauty. Flåm’s unmissable railway is one of the most dramatic in Europe; join a train ride through breathtaking scenery of the Flåm Valley to Myrdal capturing the finest views of towering mountains hosting snow and ice. You can also view the extreme scenery by taking part in an exciting adventure, travelling along Aurlandsfjord on a rigid inflatable boat (RIB). Our ship later cruises along the Sognefjord.
Day 6 - Olden
This morning we arrive in Olden, a beautiful village located on the innermost arm of Nordfjord. Towering mountains on both sides gives the village a spectacular appearance and a scenic coach journey takes you to Kjenndalen for a fascinating walking tour of the majestic land and views of the awe-inspiring Kjenndalen Glacier. Continue to the Kjenndalen Lodge for delicious refreshments before a breathtaking boat journey across the emerald waters of Lovatnet Lake to Sante. Alternatively, join an adventurous mountain hike from Olden along a scenic forest past Huaren Viewpoint, approximately 385m above sea level - you will see unforgettable views of Olden, the surrounding enormous mountains and stunning fjord. Nordfjord is our scenic cruising destination this evening.
Day 7 - Bergen
Bergen is Norway’s second largest city, surrounded by seven mountains. Discover magnificent viewpoints by joining Bergen’s impressive cable car, where you can see the city from above alongside the soaring mountains; the tallest is Mount Ulriken reaching 2109ft above sea level. You continue with a panoramic coach tour of the city’s highlights including King Håkon’s Hall, the Bryggen Hanseatic Quarters, Aquarium, the National Theatre and the local Fish Market. Or, embark on an excursion to the city’s main attractions, where a magnificent classical concert will also be enjoyed.
Day 8 - At sea
A relaxing day spent sailing home.
Day 9 London Tilbury
Arrive at London Tilbury Port.