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Polarlys Review

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Hurtigruten 12 Day Voyage of Discovery & Delight

Review for Polarlys to Norwegian Fjords
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6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Mar 2019
MS Polarlys approaches Sortland
"It's chilly Up North" 2 - Hammerfest
Dog Sledding at Kirkenes

Hurtigruten? That’s not a real cruise is it?

We started our long-planned Hurtigruten Norwegian cruise travelling by rail from Oslo to Bergen. The train journey across the mountains made a fitting start to the cruise – the occasional village or small town hugging the riversides and the individual wooden dwellings dotted amongst the snow giving a foretaste of the sights along the coast.

Before boarding the train, booked directly with NSB, we had stayed the night at the perfectly located Comfort Hotel Grand Central, the nearest hotel to the station. In fact, so near it’s actually part of it. That it was integrated into a large food hall with several restaurants meant we only needed a few paces to find an excellent evening meal. The hotel itself was modern, quirky and very comfortable.

Cabin Review

Cabin Artic Superior

Cabin was small, modern and very clean. Bed was incredibly comfortable. Bathroom was small but had all essentials.

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