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MS Spitsbergen Review

4.5 / 5.0
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32 reviews
8 Awards

Classic roundtrip Bergen-Kirkenes-Bergen

Review for MS Spitsbergen to Norwegian Fjords
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Hivoghoi
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Apr 2019
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Excellent cruise, but you’ll have to remember this is not at traditional cruise but a coastal line on the norwegian coast from Bergen to Kirkenes and back again with several port calls each day. So in addition to cruise guests doing the whole or parts of the roundtrip, there will be guests sailing form one port to another and shipping goods in and out in the different ports.

MS Spitsbergen is one of the smaller ships of Hurtigruten - a perfect size. Good cabins with very comfortable beds. Serviceminded crew, excellent expeditionteam, great food and If the weather allows the most beautiful view in the world.

There’s daily lectures with topics from the coast, history, geology, geography, nature. In the ports they offer different excursions you can buy in addition to the cruise.

Cabin Review

Cabin Arctic superior

Great cabin with double bed, very comfortable beds. Large window. Some noise from the ganway when in port, unavoidable since cabin lies rigth next to the gangway.

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