Once you’ve reached the bottom, it’s time for a hot drink and a bite to eat before you continue on to the gentler landscape of the Romsdalsfjord.You conclude with dinner in Molde before embarking the Hurtigruten ship again.3A NIDAROS CATHEDRAL & RINGVE MUSEUM Date: Apr 03 – Sep 02 Level: 2 Duration: 3 h Price from: pp Your tour starts from the pier and takes you to Norway’s national shrine, Nidaros Cathedral – Norway’s only Gothic style cathedral, built over the burial place of St. Here you can marvel at the cathedral’s incredible architectural details and exquisite works of art.
From Nidaros Cathedral, the bus takes you to the Ringve Museum of Musical History,, an absorbing collection of some 2,000 musical instruments housed in a beautiful manor house.
4A SVARTISEN GLACIER Date: May 01 – Sep 30 Level: 2 Duration: 6 h Price from: $275 pp Situated near Ørnes, Svartisen is Norway’s second largest glacier.
Your Hurtigruten ship will make a stop to allow you to transfer to another smaller boat for the excursion.
This boat will then sail between islets and skerries whilst the guide tells you all about the area and the scenery – an impressive view best enjoyed out on the deck.
It’s important not to forget your camera for this part because you will now be in the realm of the sea eagle, Europe’s largest predatory bird.
Once we move on to the Svartisen Tourist Centre, you will be able to admire the beauty of this enigmatic ice world whilst enjoying a warm drink and the centre’s varied buffet of delicious cakes.
Afterwards, you continue your journey along the beautiful coast of Helgeland back to Bodø where you rejoin the ship.
2B GEIRANGER WITH TROLLSTIGEN PASS Date: Jun 02 – Sep 01 Level: 1 Duration: 7 h 30 min Price from: 6 pp Your day begins with a drive up Ørneveien (Eagle Road), enjoying magnificent views of Geirangerfjord en route to the beautiful Eidsdalsvatnet Lake.
From there you take a picturesque ferry ride from Eidsdal to Linge.
Back on dry land, we head for the stark, wild, high-alpine areas, stopping en route for photos at the impressive Gudbrandsjuvet (Gudbrands Gorge).
One of the many highlights of this trip is the series of 11 hairpin bends down the winding Trollstigen Pass.