Brilliance of the Seas Review

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Amazing Scenery; Shame About the Tipping System on Board

Review for Norwegian Fjords Cruise on Brilliance of the Seas
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jul 2015
Cabin: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
Traveled with children

My family, including two sons aged 19 and 13 had a wonderful time visiting Norway, The Faroe Islands and Iceland. The scenery was amazing. We stopped off at Bergen first walking around the port visiting the fish market . We walked up to the Floyen Restaurant through residential area, parks and woodlands. Stopping to enjoy the views below of the Fjord and the port. It was quite a strenuous walk and not advisable to anyone who is not used to climbing up hills. At the top we enjoyed the stunning views and caught the Funicular back down to the town.

Our second stop was Alesund a delightful port. We discovered the old wooden town houses and tasted the local bakes from the bakery. Finishing with a ride on an open top bus around the area.

Our third, and favourite, was Gerainger, most spectacular scenery of all. We rambled along the trail of a waterfull, again quite a strenuous walk but very well worth the effort. Very quaint buildings, with grass covered roofs. We hired a Renault electric "Twizy" car with Satnav for a very enjoyable drive around the local roads visiting a farmhouse and beautiful scenic church overlooking the Fjord. We finished our trip with an exhilarating Rib ride on the Fjord for a closer look at the waterfalls.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Not suitable for 3 adults and one child. We had to climb over the sofa bed to reach the bathroom!

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