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Hurtigruten Vesteralen Cruise Reviews
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"My first trip on the Vesteralen was great. Beautiful scenery, northern lights, cute villages and nice people in a quiet atmosphere. The interior of the ship is simplel and dated (or vintage depending on your point..."Read More
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Fine cruise with unexpected adventures

Review for Vesteralen to Norwegian Fjords

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Rev. Dr. Michael

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

My woman and I had an excellent cruise in summer 2017 with MS Midnatsol to Norway's fjords, so we wanted to make another cruise to see the northern lights in Norway. It was sometimes adventurous and challenging, because the weather was more stormy than in many years before. So the agenda of some days had again to be scheduled. My compliments to our tourist guide and the hotel manager who ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Halifax


Neither here nor there

Review for Vesteralen to Norwegian Fjords

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ujacob

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Hurtigruten could be an interestingly different offer to typical cruise ships as they also provide ferry services along the Norwegian coast and you get to see some areas typical cruise ships would not visit. The itinerary is driven by the deliveries made at 34 ports during day and night - unfortunately that does not always cater well for cruising passengers. Some stops are much too short to ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Halifax

2 Helpful Votes


Awful cabin initially allocated

Review for Vesteralen to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Cmmk

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose to do a Hurtigruten trip as a once in a lifetime experience to see the Northern lights and to experience the beauty of the coastline from the comfort of the ship. B Unfortunately the first cabin we were allocated was the worst accommodation I have ever experienced, too small for two people ( to be frank only just acceptable for one) barely room to move past each other, storage space ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Halifax


My first cruise

Review for Vesteralen to Europe - British Isles & Western

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margeve

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

I wanted to go on a small manageable ship which this was. The standard of food, cabins, cleaning and detailed information, was excellent. I booked lots of excursions and enjoyed them, but in hindsight would have toured the towns without a guide, except for Trondheim, where the guide was useful. I would have liked more time when we docked to have seen museums, but this was not always ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Halifax


Northern Lights experience

Review for Vesteralen to Norwegian Fjords

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Nadineh

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

My main purpose for the cruise was to view the Northern Lights. Unfortunately, due to the prevailing weather conditions, I was somewhat disappointed - less than what I was expecting. However, the amicability and interaction between crew and travellers, and between travellers more than compensated for this. An unanticipated side benefit was being able to connect with fellow passengers as ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Departure Port: Halifax

1 Helpful Vote


Exploration of the Norwegian Coast and ports on a working post and freight boat

Review for Vesteralen to Norwegian Fjords

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Trevor Cherrett

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

I chose this cruise in order to explore the Norwegian coast, its islands, its scenery, its ports and its people. As a boating enthusiast I was also interested in the navigation of this `inside passage`, and the essential functions of this ship in linking many remote communities, transporting people and freight between them. I was not disappointed on any of these counts. The journey was ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Departure Port: Halifax

3 Helpful Votes


Good value, good crew, pity about the weather!

Review for Vesteralen to Norwegian Fjords

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HDAV

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I have wanted to do this coastal voyage for many years. I took advantage of the No single supplement offer, the Wi-fi and unlimited Tea and coffee offer as I don't really drink wine or beer. The Cabin was excellent - I was able to choose which one I wanted when booking (full board booking). My only gripe was that the heating wasn't working and they were not able to fix it, however they would ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Halifax

5 Helpful Votes


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