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Norwegian Christmas

and New Year Celebrations

Norway is a wonderful place where the Northern Lights can be spotted high above. Take in the exquisite scenery surrounding Stavanger and Tromsø, home to an Arctic aquarium and an ideal location to search for Aurora Borealis. Discover the elegant city of Trondheim with spectacular heritage including an outstanding medieval cathedral; the art nouveau city of Ålesund and Bergen, a spectacular place with its colourful Bryggen and charming Troldhaugen Museum. Combine all this with traditional Christmas and New Year celebrations, for a lovely festive journey.

Including...

  • 15 nights cruise on Black Watch
  • 44 meals: 15 breakfasts (days 2-16) 14 lunches (days 2-15) 15 dinners (days 1-15)
  • Exclusive Titan drinks party on board
  • Varied daytime activities, lectures, talks and evening entertainment
  • 3 formal nights
  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Embarkation assistance by Titan staff
  • Services of an experienced Titan tour manager
  • Port taxes

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VIP Outbound4

Day 1 - Southampton

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your journey to Southampton, where our staff will greet you and assist with embarking Black Watch (3T+) in readiness for a late afternoon sailing.

Black Watch (3T+)

Day 2 - At sea

Our voyage begins with a day on board, giving you time to relax, settle in and familiarise yourself with the extensive facilities.

Black Watch (3T+)

Day 3 - Stavanger, Norway

Awarded ‘European Capital of Culture’ in 2008, this vibrant city not only has extravagant scenery but also a wealthy history of 1,000 years of ancient seafaring. We arrive early afternoon, with time to explore its old town, Gamle Stavanger, a wonderful place to take a stroll with narrow winding streets, beautiful, ancient wooden houses and a lively market selling fresh fish and vegetables. Here, you will also find the Oil Museum, home to drilling tools and a model oil platform.

Black Watch (3T+)

Day 4 - Christmas Eve - At sea

Spend this Christmas Eve sailing north towards the Arctic Circle.

Black Watch (3T+)

Day 5 - Christmas Day - At sea

Happy Christmas all! Celebrate in style and spend a memorable Christmas Day at sea. A fun-filled day awaits: Christmas lunch with all the trimmings; afternoon parlour games; a buffet supper; a memorable evening show; and of course Father Christmas will be on hand with presents and festive cheer.

Black Watch (3T+)

Day 6 - Boxing Day - Alta (overnight)

Appealing for its potential views of the stunning Northern lights, Alta is elegant with a memorable history, having been inhabited by Sami people since prehistoric times. We arrive early afternoon and this evening may be spent searching the skies for these haunting displays. We dock overnight.

Black Watch (3T+)

Day 7 - Alta

Just outside of Alta is the beautiful town of Hjemmeluft, with a fascinating collection of rock carvings dating from 2,000 to 6,200 years ago, that now form part of the Alta Museum. Through the town runs the Altafjord and Altealva River - said to have the best salmon fishing in the world - where you might see fish leaping up the river. We sail late evening.

Black Watch (3T+)

Day 8 - Tromsø (overnight)

Tromsø has beautiful coastal views, outstanding neo-classical architecture and a number of stunning attractions to enjoy. We arrive early this morning and you may like to visit the Arctic Cathedral - shaped as an iceberg, this distinctive building was inspired by the outstanding landscapes of northern Norway. Later, explore the charming museums and galleries in the town including the Perspektivet Museum, home of the Art Museum of Northern Norway and the Mack Brewery.

Black Watch (3T+)

Day 9 - Tromsø

Enjoy a trip to Polaria, an Arctic aquarium popular with both tourists and locals alike. Here, you will see huge tanks filled with a variety of Arctic fish species. A highlight of your time in Tromsø is a visit to the top of the Storsteinen Mountain via cable car; here you can capture astonishingly-beautiful views over Tromsø.

Black Watch (3T+)

Day 10 - At sea

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Day 11 - New Year’s Eve - Trondheim

The first Norwegian capital founded 1,000 years ago by Viking King Olav Trygvasson, offers interesting sights that can be enjoyed by foot. Visit the medieval cathedral, Nidarosdomen which is situated on the site of St Olav’s grave, a place of worship for medieval pilgrims. Later, explore the Archbishop’s Palace - a museum exhibiting artefacts, sculptures and gargoyles, the Sverresborg Trøndelag Folk Museum or beautiful Kristiansten Fortress. This evening, we welcome in the New Year on board.

Black Watch (3T+)

Day 12 - New Year’s Day - Ålesund

After a leisurely morning, we arrive in Ålesund - an elegant city that was completely rebuilt in three years, after a fire in 1904 destroyed the area. Today, the beautiful city is home to art galleries, outstanding towers and turrets, beautiful architecture and spectacular, panoramic views that can be captured by climbing 418 steps to the top of Mount Aksla. Discover the city’s history by visiting Jugendstilsenteret - The National Art Nouveau Centre to see the town’s best-preserved art nouveau interior.

Black Watch (3T+)

Day 13 - Bergen

One of the Hanseatic ports, Bergen’s heritage becomes clear when visiting the UNESCO-listed Bryggen Wharf. It is an interesting place to explore, with bright, colourful timbered houses, cobbled streets and a lively fish market. Another brilliant attraction in Bergen is the Troldhaugen Museum, once home to Edvard Grieg, Norway’s most famous composer.

Black Watch (3T+)

Days 14-15 - At sea

More time to relax on board as we sail home.

Black Watch (3T+)

VIP Inbound

Day 16 Southampton

We disembark after breakfast and you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.

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Norwegian Christmas

and New Year Celebrations