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Historic Ports & Scenic Fjords

Discover some of the most beautiful coastal scenery anywhere in the world as Magellan cruises from Belfast to Western Norway. Begin your visit to this spectacular area with a day in Alesund – the beautiful, unexpected home of the Sunnmore Museum - then head down the coast to navigate the vastness of Nordfjord on your way to the tiny village of Olden, and cruise the twists and turns of Hardangerfjord, through a landscape of deep forests and towering mountains, to Eidfjord.

As well as opportunities to follow crystal-clear rivers to hidden waterfalls or ride a mountain train through the spectacular scenery on optional shore excursions, you'll also have time to soak up the natural beauty that surrounds the bustling port of Lerwick, capital of the Shetland Isles.

What does this price include?

  • 9 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
  • Delicious full board cuisine
  • Afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Captain’s Cocktail Party (cruises of 6 nights or more)
  • Self service tea & coffee (6am to midnight)
  • Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
  • Daytime activities and leisure facilities
  • Guest speaker and arts & crafts (cruises of 5 nights or more)
  • Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
  • Port Taxes

Your Itinerary

  • Depart: 1800hrs

    Board Magellan in Belfast, settle in to your cabin and relax as she gets underway this evening.

  • Spend today relaxing on board, and getting to know the ship, her crew and your fellow passengers.

  • Arrive: 0700hrs

    Depart: 1600hrs

    Magellan's first port is the Shetland capital, Lerwick. This rugged, enchanting town is your gateway to a land of ancient legend, traditional crafts and an incredible abundance of bird-life. Wander the town, or join an excursion to the 3,000-year-old archaeological site at Jarlshof to discover its Bronze and Iron Age remains.

  • Arrive: 0800hrs

    Depart: 1800hrs

    Alesund, with its natural harbours lined with pastel-painted, gabled and turreted buildings, is an unexpectedly beautiful port. Don't miss the town's fascinating Sunnmore Museum, which offers insight into life in this part of the world through the ages and boasts a fine boat collection.

  • Arrive: 0700hrs

    Depart: 1900hrs

    Today you’ll call at Olden. This is the starting point for an excursion, through scenic countryside, to the famous Briksdal Glacier. This immense cliff of ice is actually just one of the 50 arms of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, which looms over the entire eastern reach of the Nordfjord.

  • Arrive: 1200hrs

    Depart: 1900hrs

    Relax and soak up the spectacular scenery as Magellan cruises along Hardangerfjord to Eidfjord. Here you can go ashore to enjoy an optional excursion through the beautiful surrounding countryside, perhaps taking in the famous Voringfossen waterfalls.

  • Spend two days relaxing on board and Magellan cruises back towards the UK

  • Arrive: 0900hrs

    Depart: 2200hrs

    As Magellan arrives in the Scottish port of Greenock, you'll have the chance to join an excursion to one of two famous and fascinating cities. In Edinburgh, explore the Royal Mile, shop on Princes Street or take in city views from the ancient Castle's ramparts. In Glasgow, discover 'Scotland's style capital' and its fascinating blend of culture, architecture and design.

  • Arrive: 0700hrs

    Disembark in Belfast at the end of a wonderful summer cruise.


Days marked above with an anchor include ports where you will be transferred to shore by landing boat. These ports may be inaccessible for customers with mobility difficulties as a result. Any days not listed will be spent at sea.

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Further Information

  • British Citizens will need a full, 10-year passport to travel on this cruise. Since some countries require visitors to be valid for at least six months after the return date of the cruise we recommend that all customers ensure that this is the case. Holders of non-British passports should check with the relevant embassies to see if any requirements and restrictions exist for any countries visited during the cruise.
  • Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice  to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.
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