Skip between colourful coastal towns as you travel up the length of Norway, before sailing on to the wildly beautiful archipelago of Svalbard - just 700 miles south of the North Pole. Cruise through breathtaking fjords and rugged, remote landscapes, and spot reindeer, puffins, beluga whales and even polar bears. Timed for you to enjoy the midnight sun, there’ll be plenty of time for you to take in the natural beauty and fascinating culture of western Scandinavia and beyond
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to Dover, where our staff will greet you and assist with embarking Boudicca (3T+) in preparation for a late evening sailing.
Days 2-3 - At sea
As we cruise towards Norway, unwind and relax and get acquainted with the facilities on board.
Day 4 - Åndalsnes, Norway
Sailing into Åndalsnes early this morning provides the opportunity for you to learn about this fascinating town located between the most incredible mountains and fjords in Norway. Enjoy views of the tallest vertical rock face in Europe and be dazzled by a picture-postcard town of roses and jazz.
Day 5 - Cruising Rørvik, Torghatten, Seven Sisters - Arctic Circle
Observe from your ship Norway’s picturesque island village of Rørvik and some of the country’s most astonishing natural wonders - Torghatten Mountain, known as 'the mountain with the hole' - the Seven Sisters Mountain range, a majestic chain of peaks standing at 1,000 feet above the shoreline. We also cross the Arctic Circle, above which the summer sun can be seen even at midnight.
Day 6 - At sea
Day 7 - Honningsvåg
Cruise into the gateway to the North Cape this morning and visit Honningsvåg - a town framed by rugged mountains and the Arctic Ocean. Now a pretty little fishing port, the town has been rebuilt since it was destroyed in the Second World War and attracts visitors from all over the world.
Day 8 - At sea
Day 9 - Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard - Cruising Templefjorden
Today we sail into the heart of the Norwegian Arctic docking in Longyearbyen in Spitsbergen, where the reindeer amble freely along the roadsides. Maybe take advantage to go summer dog sledding with beautiful huskies. This evening our voyage resumes, to cruise along mesmerising waters, as we sail into Tempelfjorden, a fjord named after the mountain Templet, which resembles a temple.
Day 10 - Pyramiden
Far above the Arctic Circle only 700 miles from The North Pole, is Pyramiden - a former Russian coal mining town, once one of the Svalbard Archipelago’s most important and busiest settlements, now an abandoned ghost town. It provides a stunning backdrop of natural surroundings and Polar bears are sometimes spotted among the rocky, mountainous landscapes as well as the beluga whale sighted in the summer months. Ship to shore tender service.
Day 11 - At sea
Day 12 - Tromsø
A morning arrival in Tromsø allows you to explore the capital of northern Norway and its fascinating blend of old and new architecture. You may choose to take a ride on a cable car to enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the city or visit the Tromsø museum, founded in 1872, before setting sail this evening.
Day 13 - Cruising Trollfjord
This afternoon we cruise through the spectacular two kilometre-long Trollfjord, one of the most popular sightseeing destinations, embellished with steep mountain sides and amazing peaks. Our small ship allows direct access into the heart of the Trollfjord to view the flocks of native sea eagles up close in their natural habitat.
Day 14 - At sea
Day 15 - Stavanger
Awarded the ‘European Capital of Culture’ in 2008, it’s not hard to see how this provincial seaport earned this title. Explore this vibrant and exciting city, where you’re immediately greeted by narrow winding streets and ancient wooden houses, mixed with a selection of bars, restaurants, cafes and art galleries.
Day 16 - At sea
Day 17 Dover
Early this morning we arrive back in Dover, where we disembark after breakfast. Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.