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Bergen to Europe Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews
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4.5
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356 reviews
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"I am certain there are many reviews of the Hurtigruten cruise from Bergen to Kirkenes - I will try to provide some more details than I have read online and to give some advice I could have used while traveling...."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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Public areas don’t have enough seats, generally overpriced

Review for Polarlys to Europe - British Isles & Western

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fredehorn

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

Even in times of corona, where the ship is maximum 60% full, the seats in the public areas are not enough. I would not want to travel on this or similar ships when 100% of its capacity can be used. Looking at the Norwegian coastline surely is beautiful but it’s also more or less the only thing you can do on board so it’s very disappointing if you can’t enjoy it properly because of not enough ...
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Sail Date: July 2020

Departure Port: Halifax

3 Helpful Votes


Great Norwegian scenery

Review for Trollfjord to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Botaniker

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We have always wanted to experience going with Hurtigruten along the Norwegian coast, and the scenery was amazing. We started in the beautiful town of Bergen and went all the way to Kirkenes. Embarkation and disembarkation were both very easy and well-organized, although there were some slight confusion about when and where to put the suitcases before disambarkation. The staff were all very ...
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Sail Date: July 2020

Departure Port: Halifax


Expensive ferry boat, not a cruise

Review for Midnatsol to Europe - British Isles & Western

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catkim2020

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

I don’t think I’ll ever do the Hurtigruten again. First it was very expensive, over 5000 kr per person for a 36 hour trip from Bergen to Trondheim going through Geiranger. We ordered the Arctic Superior room which was twice as expensive as a standard room, but it just had a round port window. It was no better than standard rooms on a normal cruise ship. The Hurtigruten shouldn’t be thought of ...
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Sail Date: July 2020

Departure Port: Halifax

Traveled with children

3 Helpful Votes


Northern lights seen!

Review for Viking Star to Baltic Sea

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JujuMary

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it has always been a dream to see the Northern Lights and have also wanted to try out Viking Ocean cruises. (Got a good deal from travel agent) From start to finish the whole experience was lovely and we really didn’t want to come home. The Star has a lovely relaxed atmosphere and is beautifully designed in a scandi style. The Staff were very friendly and the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Halifax

3 Helpful Votes


Great cruise - highly recommended

Review for Polarlys to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Madradiant

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

I went on this cruise with my brother and his wife. We had always wanted to visit Norway and thought the winter cruise with the possibility of seeing the Northern Lights would be a great idea. We were not disappointed - we did see the lights although personally I was disappointed that they appeared like grey "clouds" and it was only through a good camera lens where the exposure could be left ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Halifax

1 Helpful Vote


Amazing Experience

Review for Trollfjord to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Helsbels1960

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I'd wanted to see the Northern Lights and go on a cruise for years. I'd looked at Hurtigruten along with other companies. The Hurtigruten seemed expensive but offered fewer 'on board' activities (musicals, casino, entertainment). I spoke to my travel agent and one of the company had been with Hurtigruten and raved about it. I also decided that for this trip I was more interested in the culture ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Halifax

1 Helpful Vote


In search of the Northern Lights

Review for Viking Star to Baltic Sea

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Kat9lives

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Our first cruise on Viking Ocean and the Viking Star did not disappoint. A beautiful ship and the staff was excellent. BRINSLEY as cruise director did a great job and was very organized. The guest lecturers were very good and We enjoyed the fact that if we missed the real time lecture, we could view it later in our room. All the public areas were beautifully decorated and cozy. Loved tea at ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Halifax

6 Helpful Votes


The planetarium in Tromso's norther lights show was outstanding.

Review for Viking Star to Baltic Sea

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Traveling650

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We had done a Viking River Cruise and wanted to try the ocean cruise and see the Northern Lights. The ship was outstanding; the decor was very nice and not overdone. There were plenty of activities for all. The ports in Norway were all very interesting especially Tromso, Alta, and Stavanger. In Tromso, the visit to the Planetarium was exceptional; the movies of teh Northern Lights and the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Halifax

1 Helpful Vote


Outstanding Expedition to the Arctic

Review for Viking Star to Baltic Sea

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Khollar

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Seeing the Northern Lights has long been on our wish list for travel. After having a wonderful experience with Viking on a Danube River cruise a couple of years ago, we started looking at this cruise up the coast of Norway t see the Aurora Borealis. This was a wonderful cruise to a truly beautiful part of the world. Norway is a lovely country and Norwegians are most hospitable. Traveling ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Halifax

1 Helpful Vote


Search for the Northern Lights

Review for Viking Star to Baltic Sea

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Ktfromlv

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

A friend had the Northern Lights on her Bucket List and I gladly accepted the offer to join her on this cruise. It all started out great until our first night at sea. The ocean wasn’t that rough, but the ship was rolling and rocking a bit. This was when we discovered our cabin, #6054 had a serious noise problem. It sounded like Thor was banging his hammer on a huge metal pipe under our cabin’s ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Halifax

4 Helpful Votes


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