• TRAVEL NOTICE: Learn more about COVID-19
  • Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • Cruise Tips
  • News
  • Deals
You may also like
Dismiss
How to Prevent Seasickness on a Cruise
How to Prevent Seasickness on a Cruise

Redirected: Slideshow: 10 Postcards From a Norwegian Fjords Luxury Cruise

Carolyn Spencer Brown
Contributor
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

Seabourn-Sojourn-Norwegian-Fjords-Cruise

Norway's fjords are a perfect cruise destination not just because the scenery – craggy mountains, mirror-clear waters, pastoral valleys – is gorgeous. An equal delight is the chance to visit charming villages and cosmopolitan cities such as Alesund, Bergen, Flam, Olden and Molde, among others, that aren't terribly accessible by land.


The timing of my 12-night September (shoulder season) cruise in and around Norway's fjords and coastlines on

Seabourn Sojourn

seemed like a good idea for a couple of reasons. As in Alaska, fares are markedly cheaper on the shoulder compared to high season months like June and July. As well, summer crowds have dispersed. The trade-off? Weather could be unpredictable, even in late summer, and boy, was it ever!


And above all, the atmosphere onboard is decidedly casual: There are neither formal nights nor rules about where and when you dine, not to mention with whom.


Updated October 10, 2019

How was this article?

Featured News

1
The 2021 Black Friday Cruise Deals You Don't Want to Miss
5
Disney Cruise Line Vaccine Requirements to Include Children Ages 5 And Up As of January 13
Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.