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Embark on an enchanting voyage with Cunard's Queen Anne to witness the mesmerizing Norway & Northern Lights. Departing from Southampton, UK on 15th October 2024, explore picturesque destinations including Alesund, Tromso, Narvik, and Stavanger, Norway. Immerse yourself in Norway's stunning landscapes and the possibility of witnessing the awe-inspiring Northern Lights before returning to Southampton.
Northern Lights: Indulge in luxury onboard while uncovering the wonders of the Aurora Borealis. From October to March, Norway offers prime Northern Lights viewing, making it the ideal season to embark on a Cunard cruise and witness this breath-taking natural phenomenon.
- 15th October 2024
- Queen Anne
- from £1,249 per person
- 12 Nights
Ports of Call: Southampton, UK – Alesund, Norway – Tromso, Norway – Narvik, Norway – Stavanger, Norway – Southampton, UK - Plus 5 days At Sea.
Southampton, England, UK
Nestled in Hampshire, Southampton is a lively waterfront city, easily accessible with direct trains to London, an airport, and a cruise terminal. Immerse in maritime history at the Sea City Museum, discover British art in the Cultural Quarter, or stroll medieval walls in the Old Town. Nearby, explore New Forest National Park, Winchester Cathedral, Stonehenge, and more. Savour the city's vibrant craft beer and culinary offerings for a satisfying experience.
As you cruise through Norway's serene waters end route to Aalesund, you'll be captivated by the panorama of Art Nouveau architecture against lush greenery, with soaring mountain peaks mirrored in the merging fjords. Arriving in Aalesund feels like stepping into a fairy-tale with its spires and turrets. This fishing port, once rebuilt from a devastating fire in 1904, now spans seven islands connected by underwater tunnels. Aalesund promises warm locals, delectable cuisine, enchanting architecture, and breath-taking vistas for an unforgettable Norwegian experience.
In route to Tromso, nature's splendor takes centre stage. Amidst unspoiled wilderness, serene fjords, and majestic snow-crowned peaks, every vista is a delight. Winter nights offer mesmerizing displays of the northern lights. In summer, Tromso basks in the midnight sun, renowned for its lively nightlife. Clear days segue into bright nights, perfect for activities like hiking, fishing, or simply observing locals in motion while enjoying a comforting cup of tea.
Sailing to Narvik, Norway unveils a meeting of rugged mountains and tranquil blue fjords. Beloved by skiers, the snowy peaks gracefully slope toward white sandy beaches hugging the port. Despite its northern latitude, Narvik, situated 137 miles inside the Arctic Circle, enjoys a mild climate due to North Atlantic currents and protective mountains. With its serene ambiance and hospitable charm, Narvik serves as a gateway to a captivating world of culture, cuisine, wildlife, and awe-inspiring Norwegian scenery.
Stavanger in Norway marries rich history with natural allure. Radiating from its ancient port, the city sprawls across interconnected islands, joined by graceful bridges. Once a European Capital of Culture, Stavanger blends old and new seamlessly. Gamle Stavanger's 18th-century houses still host artists' workshops, offering a glimpse into the past. Museums delve into the city's maritime heritage, while its charming essence lets you wander into Stavanger's bygone era.
Southampton, England, UK
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From £1,249 per person.