The Ultimate Nature-based Cruise Destination
A presentation of Norwegian cruise destinations
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Index About Cruise Norway Cruise Wonderful Norway Cruising in Norway Map of Norwegian Cruise Ports Distances in Nautical Miles Norwegian Pilot Stations UNESCO World Heritage Cruise Calendar Winter Wonderland Activities and Experiences
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Cruise Destinations Fredrikstad 14 Oslo 16 Sandefjord 18 Telemark 20 Arendal 22 Kristiansand 24 Stavanger 26 Haugesund 28 Eidfjord 30 Ulvik 32 Jondal/Rosendal 34 Bergen 36 Vik 38 Flåm 40 Skjolden 42 Florø 44 Olden/Nordfjord 46 Geirangerfjord 48 Ålesund 50 Molde /Åndalsnes 52 Kristiansund 54 Trondheim 56 Brønnøysund 58 Bodø 60 Narvik 62 Harstad 64 Lofoten 66 Vesterålen 68 Tromsø 70 Alta 72 North Cape Turnaround Port Lakselv 74 Hammerfest 76 North Cape 78 Longyearbyen/Spitsbergen 80 ADVERTISERS DMC 82 Nordic Cruise Service 82 European Cruise Service 83 Nordic Gateway AS 84 T.R. Shipping 85 Spitsbergen Travel 86 Ulriken643/ Bergen 87 Stranda Ski Resort/ Stranda 88 North Cape Turnaround Port 89 Aquarium/ Bergen 90 The Rauma Line/ Åndalsnes 91 North Cape Hall 92 Fløibanen/ Bergen 93 Visit Svalbard 94 Hadeland Glassworks/ Oslo 95 Destinasjon Briksdal 96 Bymuseet i Bergen 97 Cover photos: Bergen Photo: Jan M. Lillebø
Storm Atlantic Road Photo: Steinar Melby
Whale Safari Andenes Photo: whalesafari.no
Traena Photo: ToFoto/ www.nordnorge.com
View from Mount Aksla. Photo: Staale Wattoe
About Cruise Norway Cruise Norway’s main objective is to market Norway as the world’s ultimate nature-based cruise destination. Established in 1992 by Norwegian port authorities, transport companies and other Norwegian suppliers to the incoming cruise industry in Norway, we concentrate our activities on the international cruise market, presenting information about Cruise Norway member ports, destinations, attractions and other services provided by cooperating companies.
Working towards a common goal, Cruise Norway and its members seek to contribute to a simpler planning process. Our aim is to maintain and increase the number of cruise passengers to Norway in the years to come and at the same time ensure both environmental, social and financial sustainability for all involved. Cruise Norway encourages its cooperating partners to engage in active product development, ensuring that Norwegian cruise ports has a wide variety of top quality shore excursions on offer. In close cooperation with our Norwegian stakeholders and member ports, we developed our quality guidelines in 2008. The guidelines’ main intention is to help Norwegian cruise ports deliver excellent quality and service at all stages. The guidelines include: - Port facilities - Signs, information and service - Service for crew - Shore excursions
- Guide standard - Environment & traffic To help cruise lines plan their cruises to Norway in the long and short term, Cruise Norway has developed an online Early Warning System i.e. a calendar with an overview of cruise calls to Norwegian cruise ports 3 years ahead. For more information, see www.cruise-norway.no Please feel free to contact us at email@example.com
Cruising beautiful Norway The Cruise Norway Manual that you are holding in your hands gives you a quick overview of our members’ ports and their attractions and shore excursion possibilities. Our aim is to provide cruise lines and travel agents with relevant information regarding ports and shore excursion possibilities in Norway.
This guide is the only comprehensive overview of Norwegian cruise ports. The presentation of each cruise port gives concise information about the most important attractions, full day and half-day excursions and offers useful, practical information about harbour conditions.
Brønnøysund. Photo: Baard Loeken/www.nordnorge.com
The presentation follows the geography of Norway i.e. it starts in the south and finishes in the north. On page 7 you will find a useful overview of distances in nautical miles between the ports and on pages 8 and 9 you will find an overview of distances from pilot embarkation area to the various cruise ports. The information is limited due to space but you will find information that is more detailed at www.cruise-norway.no or by contacting the individual cruise ports and local tourist offices. The essence of Norway is our spectacular nature, our culture and heritage and our environment. Norway have as many as seven sites listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List - six of which are cultural and one of which is natural, and more sites are under consideration for the tentative list. For more information about Norwegian Unesco sites, see page 10-11.
Sandra Diana Bratland Managing Director Cruise Norway Sea rafting in the harbour of Bergen. Photo: Terje Rakke / Nordic Life
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Fishing boat, Lofoten. Photo: CH - Visitnorway.com
Top reasons why Norway should be your next cruise destination Cruising in Norway - the world’s ultimate nature-based cruise destination. 1. Creative, exciting itineraries With the world’s second longest coast line stretching more than 100.915 km, Norway offers unique possibilities for sailing schedules with various length and content. With more than 40 ports and destinations, Norway has something on offer for every taste and every brand. Your sailing schedule may include bustling modern cities and small rural fjord villages in one short cruise, or take your passengers as far as the North Cape; the Top of the World! Cruising in Norway offers you everything from Polar Bears in Spitsbergen, the Midnight Sun in Northern Norway, the soft and varied coastline of Mid-Norway interspersed with characteristic islands and small towns, the sharp, rugged beauty of Fjord Norway with tall mountains, glaciers and fjords cutting deep into the country, the welcoming picturesque coast of Southern Norway and last but not least; the panoramic fjord leading to Oslo; our capital. 2. Breathtaking waterfalls, high mountains and panoramic fjords More than anything, Norway is famous for its panoramic fjords. Surrounded by high mountains, the fjords give ships the unique possibility of sailing deep into the country where the landscape can be very different from the coast. Nine of the world’s tallest waterfalls are located in Norway. Some of Norway’s spectacular waterfalls can be viewed from the ship while sailing into one of Norway’s many fjords, while
others can be seen on one of the many shore excursions offered from our ports. In 2006, the breathtaking Geirangerfjord and the stunning Nærøyfjord were rated as top best cared-for UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 3. Outdoor activities From Norwegian ports, a wide range of outdoor activities suitable for all physical levels and a great variety of quality assured shore excursions are available. Passengers can experience kayaking, mountain walks, fishing, golf under the Midnight Sun, killer whales, king crab safaris, polar expeditions, RIB excursions and much, much more. 4. Cultural and historical attractions Shore excursions in Norway offer great opportunities for visitors to experience rich Norwegian culture, traditions and heritage - from architecture, folk dancing, museums and literature to festivals and concerts. 5. A safe cruise destination Norway is a financially stable and high-tech country situated in a calm corner of the world. Norway is widely recognized as a safe destination, the Norwegian system of ISPS Security, Pilot Service and Coast Guard, are internationally recognized. Situated far North and with the world’s second longest coastline, Norway has more than 67,000 islands enabling cruise ships to sail in sheltered waters.
6. Local food and cuisine Norwegians are proud of their traditions, which is also reflected in the food. In spite of international influence, Norwegians treasure their heritage when it comes to food. Traditions are maintained, especially during holiday periods. Traditional food, often with a modern touch, is served at restaurants throughout the land. 7. Winter Wonderland and all-year cruising During the last few years Norway has established itself as a popular cruise destination also in the winter. In 2009 the first winter cruise was operated along the Norwegian coast and since then more and more cruise lines have taken the opportunity to cruise along the Norwegian coast in winter time. The magical Northern Lights - the Aurora Borealis, fascinates visitors in winter when the sun does not rise above the horizon in the far north for months. However, Norway in winter is far more than searching for the illusive Lady Aurora. It is trying your hand at dogsledding, driving a snowmobile for the first time, sleeping in the icy cold beauty of an Ice Hotel, skiing and visiting and learning about the indigenous people of Norway; the Sami people.
Facts about Norway Norway is well known for its natural attractions such as the fjords, mountains, glaciers and the Midnight Sun, but equally worth experiencing is our culture, heritage and day to day modern life. The first ever cruise to Norway was as early as 1887 when the purpose built cruise ship St. Sunniva, able to accommodate 142 passengers, sailed the Norwegian fjords. The ship also sailed all the way to the North Cape and ever since, Norway has been a popular cruise destination for all major cruise lines. Facts about Norway System of government: Constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy Area: 385,155 square km Population: 5 million (as of January 2014) Capital: Oslo Currency: Norwegian kroner (NOK) 1 krone (1 NOK = Euro 0.11 / USD 1.39 December 2014) Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) +1 hour Constitution day: May 17 Shopping Typical Norwegian buys are pewter, wood carvings and knitted goods. Norway has a well-organized tax-free shopping for tourists and VAT refunds are offered in most Norwegian ports. Fjords Norway is famous for its fjords, two of which, the Geirangerfjord, famous for its many waterfalls and the narrow Nærøyfjord proudly feature on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The Sognefjord, also known as the King of Fjords is the world’s longest fjord and the Hardangerfjord, known as the Queen of
Fjords and famous for its cherry and apple trees, are among the most visited. Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis The spectacular Northern lights are a natural phenomenon most common in Northern Norway and are frequently observed above the Arctic Circle between late autumn and early spring. Midnight Sun The sun does not set in the summer above the Arctic Circle, which means that visitors to Northern Norway can enjoy 24 hours of daylight at this time of year. Climate The climate in Norway, in spite of its location in the North, is much milder than one would expect. Due to the Gulf Stream, temperatures along the coast of Norway are 5-8°C higher than at comparable latitudes elsewhere. The Gulf Stream warms the Norwegian coast and helps keep the ports free from ice. Viking history The Vikings have a bad reputation as raiders, but they were also traders, explorers, settlers and magnificent shipbuilders as well as being used as lifeguards in the Roman Empire. The Viking Age started in AD 793 with the attack on the monastery of Lindisfarne in England and ended in 1066 with the battle of Stamford Bridge where the last Norwegian Viking King, Harald Hardråde, fell.
The Sami people The Samis are the indigenous people of the northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. There are approx. 80,000 Samis with their own language, traditions and nomadic way of life. Most of them live in Norway. Sapmi, formerly also known as Lapland, is the name for the Sami’s historical settlement area. The Sami have been living in Sapmi for over 10,000 years, and today they have their own parliament in Karasjok as well as their own flag. Trolls Trolls are an important part of Norwegian folklore. These human-like creatures vary in size and appearance, but are commonly perceived as both dangerous and a little stupid. They usually live in caves or deep in the forest, and only emerge from their hiding places after sunset. Legend has it that they turn to stone upon contact with the sun. Several places in Western and Northern Norway are named after trolls such as Trollheimen, Trollstigen, Trollhatten and Trollveggen (the Troll Wall).
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norwegian cruise ports Spitsbergen Svalbard Longyearbyen
North Cape Honningsvåg Hammerfest
Vesterålen Lofoten Islands Leknes
Sortland Narvik Svolvær
Bodø Svartisen glacier
Ålesund Åndalsnes Måløy Hellesylt Geirangerfjord Geiranger Nordfjord Olden Florø Jostedal Glacier
Hardangerjøkulen glacier Eidfjord Folgefonna glacier
Brevik Kragerø Arendal Kristiansand
Lakselv (North Cape Turnaround Port)
Eidfjord / Ulvik
Vik i Sogn
1024 1015 974
1045 1036 995
1049 1040 999
1125 1116 1091 1066 1052 1037 1006 960
1245 1236 1192 1172 1165 1150 1115 1079 1039 959
Alta Honningsvåg (North Cape)
1245 1236 1192 1172 1165 1150 1115 1079 1039 959
301 1292 1267 1 247 1224 1209 1174 1148 1106 1025 992 1022 964 1013 931
1367 1358 1333 1 313 1298 1275 1240 1214 1172 1091 1058 1088 1030 1079 997
984 1014 1014 1036 904
1474 1465 1440 1420 1397 1382 1347 1321 1279 1198 1165 1195 1137 1178 1104 1083 1113 1113 1135 1003 1029 975 1026 1032 945
1698 1689 1664 1639 1625 1610 1475 1533 1493 1413 1389 1423 1365 1410 1320 1315 1345 1345 1367 1235 1261 1207 1198 1204 1169 1146 1164 1102 1172 898
Various informations: Nautical miles inner passage. Distance Vardø to Murmansk 109 n.miles. Distance to Brønnøysund 24 n.miles longer via Ut-torget, Bridgehight 31 m. Distance to Tromsø 15 n.miles shorter via Hekkingen/Sandnessund, Bridgehight 41 m. Distance Fugleøykalven to Longyearbyen 523 n.miles.
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Honningsvåg (North Cape)
Vik i Sogn
Eidfjor / Ulvik
Spitsbergen via Tromsø
distances in nautical miles
Map of Norwegian pilot embarkation stations Spitsbergen Svalbard Longyearbyen
North Cape Honningsvåg 30
25 Vesterålen Lofoten Islands
15 Kristiansund Molde
Åndalsnes Måløy Hellesylt Geirangerfjord Nordfjord 13 Geiranger Olden Florø Sognefjord
Hardangerfjord Jondal/Rosendal Haugesund 09 Stavanger 07
Sandefjord 02 Fredrikstad Brevik 03 01 Kragerø 04 Arendal
Sortland Narvik 20 Svolvær
Lakselv (North Cape Turnaround Port)
Distances from pilot embarkation areas
n59º 01,0’ e10º 55,9’ n59º 04,5’ e10º 34,4’
n58º 56,6’ e09º 47,6’
n58º 23,6’ e08º 50,4’
05 06 07
Oksøy Farsund Feistein
n58º 03,2’ e08º 07,4’ n58º 01,5’ e06º 48,4’ n58º 50,5’ e05º 27,9’
n59º 06,7’ e05º 26,2’
Kopervik / Karmsund
n59º 13,1’ e05º 21,0’
Marstein / Korsfjord
n60º 08,6’ e05º 00,9’
n60º 44,7’ e04º 40,9’
n60º 51,3’ e04º 36,8’
n61º 42,0’ e04º 45,6’
Breisundet / Ålesund
n62º 27,0’ e05º 58,9’
Grip / Kristiansund
n63º 15,0’ e07º 35,9’
Kråkvågfjorden / Flesa
n63º 39,0’ e09º 14,9’
n64º 44,0’ e10º 58,0’
n66º 17,0’ e12º 12,5’
n67º 13,5’ e13º 46,1’
n68º 12,7’ e15º 35,7’ n68º 22,9’ e16º 01,6’
n68º 13,0’ e14º 34,0’
n68º 02,0 e13º 35,0’
Melbu * Andenes
n68º 28,0’ e14º 48,0’ n69º 19,5’ e16º 13,4’
n69º 36,5’ e17º 51,9’
n70º 06,0’ e20º 12,9’
28 29 30
Grøtnes * Akkarfjordnæringen * Honningsvåg
n69º 52,4’ e19º 47,6’ n70º 47,0’ e23º 32,2’ n70º 57,5’ e25º 57,4’
Kirkenes Svalbard / Longyearbyen
n69º 51,2’ e30º 07,2’ n78º 08,0’ e14º 00,0’
Fredrikstad Oslo Drammen Sandefjord Fredrikstad Brevik Sandefjord Kragerø Arendal Kragerø Kristiansand Farsund Stavanger Haugesund Stavanger Haugesund Odda Rosendal Eidfjord Ulvik Haugesund Odda Rosendal Eidfjord Ulvik Bergen Odda Rosendal Eidfjord Ulvik Haugesund Haugesund Bergen Vik i Sogn Gudvangen Flåm Skjolden Bergen Vik i Sogn Gudvangen Flåm Skjolden Florø Olden Olden Måløy Ålesund Hellesylt Geiranger Molde Åndalsnes Kristiansund Olden Kristiansund Trondheim Molde Åndalsnes Ålesund Hellesylt Geiranger Trondheim Kristiansund Molde Åndalsnes Rørvik Brønnøysund Sandnessjøen Bodø Brønnøysund Bodø Sandnessjøen Narvik Harstad Tromsø Hammerfest Alta Honningsvåg Svolvær Leknes Svolvær Leknes Trollfjord Leknes Svolvær Sortland Harstad Tromsø Tromsø Tromsø Tromsø Hammerfest Alta Tromsø Hammerfest Alta Tromsø Hammerfest Honningsvåg Nordkapp Hammerfest Alta Lakselv NCTP Kirkenes Longyearbyen
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West off Karmøy West off Karmøy West off Karmøy West off Karmøy Via Karmsund Via Karmsund Via Karmsund Via Karmsund
Inner passage Outer passage
Inner passage Outer passage
South of Skrova
Via Hekkingen (Tromsøsund) Via Hekkingen (Sandnesund) Via Tromsøsund Via Sandnessund
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unesco world heritage World Heritage Norway is the name of the organization representing all the six sites, and the four points on Struve`s Geodetic Arc, which are inscribed on the UNESCO list of cultural and natural heritage sites. The first places in Norway to achieve this status were: Bryggen in Bergen, and Urnes Stave Church, both of which were entered in 1979. Heritage is something that is passed on from earlier generations and what we pass on to future generations. Cultural heritage, as well as natural heritage, is an irreplaceable source of knowledge, pleasure and inspiration for all peoples; and it is our most important point of reference with regard to who we are, and where we come from. Work to increase understanding for the responsibilities, the duties and the opportunities that are linked to World Heritage. Directorate for Cultural Heritage P.O.B. 8196 Dep. NO-0034 Oslo Tel.: +47 22 94 04 00 - Fax: +47 22 94 04 04 www.ra.no
the rock art at alta This group of petroglyphs in the Alta Fjord, north of the Arctic Circle, bears the traces of a settlement dating from about. 4200 to 500 B.C. The thousands of engravings add to our understanding of the environment and human activities on the fringes of the Far North in prehistoric times. The rock carvings depict Stone Age hunting of reindeer, elk and bear; bird catching, halibut fishing, a lot of boats, magical symbols, weapons, ceremonial animal-headed poles … and much more. Alta Museum is situated in the middle of one of the biggest fields of carvings, and pathways have been made that lead you through the rock art park. Alta. Photo: Kurt Hamann / Innovation Norway
In 1993 Alta Museum received “The European Museum of the Year Award”.
the meridian column The Struve Geodetic Arc was the first technical and scientific object to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Measurements were made in the form of a chain of triangulation along the meridian stretching from Ismail on the Black Sea in the South to Fuglenes in Hammerfest in the North. A meridian is an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface running from Pole to Pole.
Meridian Column Photo: Zenisk
the vega archipelago Just south of the Arctic Circle you will find the Vega archipelago, with 6500 islands, holms, and skerries. In 2009, the British newspaper The Observer put the Vega Islands on their list of “20 undiscovered island gems”.
Tåvær island, Vega Photo: Inge Ove Tysnes
Vega is an ornithologist’s dream. Chief among the bird population are eider ducks, raised for their down. – The islanders still make houses for the birds and the houses to nest in can still be seen, alongside lighthouses, fishing villages and dramatic landscapes. The archipelago reflects the way fishermen and farmers have, over the past 1,500 years, maintained a sustainable living.
røros mining town and the circumference
Horse and sleigh, Røros. Photo: Terje Rakke / Nordic Life
In August 2010, ‘Røros Mining Town and the Circumference’ was included on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. The new World Heritage area is an extension of the World Heritage Site of Røros Mining Town, which as early as 1980 was awarded a place on the UNESCO list. On your journey through this area you will experience how mining operations shaped our region. The colourful and charming little mountain town of Røros has been shaped by mining operations and agriculture through the ages. The town centre hosts a thriving handicraft community, workshop outlets, quaint little boutiques and good cafés and restaurants that offer local specialities made from the produce of the season.
urnes stave church The oldest stave church in Norway, built in 1132, and the only stave church to be included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The church contains ornaments dating from the 1060s and is unusually ornately decorated. It stands in a beautiful situation on the southern shore of the Lustrafjord, the innermost arm of the Sognefjord. The area also contains the oldest traces of church building in Norway.
Urnes Stave Church Photo: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life AS/Fjord Norway
the west norwegian fjords Fjords are among the most dramatic and spectacular landscapes on the planet. The World Heritage Area, the West Norwegian Fjords, embraces some of the longest, deepest, narrowest and most beautiful fjords in the world. Their scenery and cultural heritage have spellbound visitors down the ages. Many people consider the fjords the very symbol of Norway, the foremost nation of fjords in the world.
Skageflå farm by the Geirangerfjord. Photo: CH/ Innovation Norway
The World Heritage Area comprises two sub-areas, the Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord. Together, these areas have qualities that resulted in them being inscribed on the UNESCO list of the world’s cultural and natural heritage.
bryggen - the hanseatic wharf in bergen This UNESCO protected old merchant quarter is the only preserved business district from the Hanseatic period, reminding us of the town’s importance as a part of the Hanseatic League’s trading empire. Many fires, the last in 1955, have ravaged the characteristic wooden houses of Bryggen. Its rebuilding has traditionally followed old patterns and methods, thus leaving its main structure preserved. Today, some 62 buildings remain of this former townscape. Bryggen, the Hanseatic warf in Bergen Photo: Bergen Tourist Board / Johnny Mazzilli
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cruise calendar Cruise Norway has developed a Cruise Calendar, with an overview of calls to most Norwegian cruise ports. Cruise lines can search on certain dates, weeks and ports up to three years ahead. The Norwegian market is the first of its kind to develop a product of this kind, and one that has been requested by several cruise lines. Check out our cruise calendar at www.cruise-norway.no
Winter wonderland Photo: Gaute Bruvik/ Innovation Norway
Photo: Casper Tybjerg / Visitnorway.com
Photo: CH/ Innovation Norway
Photo: Bård Løken / www.nordnorge.com
Photo: Terje Borud/ Innovation Norway
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fredrikstad cruise port Events: Norwegian National Day (May 17), Midsummer Night (June), Viking Market (July), Opera at Fredriksten Fortress (May/June every second year), Celebration Sarpsborg 1000 Years 2016 (all year), Music Festivals, Food Festivals, Christmas Markets Cruise season: All year. Temperature: March-September from 8 to 300C. Cruise and Port information: www.cruiseportfredrikstad.com
Torvgaten. Photo: Thomas Andersen
Gateway to the Oslofjord Sail in to Fredrikstad through the 833 islands of the Marine National Park. On the quay passengers are greeted with a show themed around our industrial heritage. Close by is Gamlebyen, the best preserved fortress town in North Europe – a living attraction with busy markets and cafés. There is a free ferry into the city’s urban centre. The towns of Moss, Sarpsborg and Halden are a short bus ride away. Moss is known for its splendid galleries. The majestic Fredriksten Fortress towers over Halden. Sarpsborg will be 1000 years old in 2016. Through the town roars Sarpefoss, the waterfall with the greatest flow in Europe. Inland, the peaceful landscape is perfect for outdoor activities. Historical boats ferry passengers up the Halden Canal, with Scandinavia’s highest locks. ATTRACTIONS/EXCURSIONS Spectacular History – from a fortress town to Bronze Age rituals Duration: 3 hrs Guided tour of North Europe’s best preserved fortress town, founded in 1567 by King Frederik II. The town is among Norway’s most popular attractions. A definite must see! Enjoy glassblowing, artists in action, Scandinavia’s largest model railway, festivals and markets. The tour is combined with The Ancient Trail, a guided tour where you will discover Norway’s largest concentration of ancient monuments from the Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages – rock art, stone circles, and fortified hamlets. Capacity: No limit A coastal boat trip to Fredriksten Fortress, through the National Marine Park Distance: 34 km from port Embarkation at Skjærhalden, Hvaler. A guided cruise in the spectacular national park. We sail to Halden, a
historic town by the Swedish border, and visit Fredriksten Fortress – known as The King of Fortresses. Transport by bus from the harbour in Halden to the fortress for a one hour guided tour. Tourist Information inside the fortress, as well as restaurants, art galleries, museums, etc. Passengers will then be taken on a road trip by bus along The Ancient Trail. The trip covers many historical sites dating back to the Bronze Age, as well as the landmark Solberg Tower. Capacity: 50-240 Explore Roald Amundsen’s Birthplace Capacity: 25 - 50 Norway’s most famous explorer was born by the River Glomma in 1872. Today the house is a museum and café with its own Discovery Trail in the grounds. The trip includes boat transport from Fredrikstad, guiding, waffles in the café, exploration of the Discovery Trail – on which you can ski all year round! – and return by bus. Distance: 12.3 km
A day in Oslo Distance: 89 km Oslo is Norway’s largest city and has been the country’s capital for more than 700 years. The government and Parliament are located here. At the end of Oslo’s main street, Karl Johan’s gate, you will find the Royal Palace, the residence of Norway’s King and Queen. In Oslo there are around 50 museums, important art galleries, and many scenic attractions. Capacity: 15 - no limit Gamlebyen – the best preserved fortress town in Northern Europe One of Norway’s most popular tourist attractions. Enjoy guided walking tours, theatrical events and festivals. The cobbled streets invite you to stroll among the specialist shops, cafés, museums and galleries. From Gamlebyen you are only a short, free ferry ride away from the urban centre of Fredrikstad.
Sarpefossen Waterfall, Sarpsborg. Photo: Walter Shøffthaler
The Ancient Trail The Ancient Trail is Norway’s largest concentration of ancient monuments from the Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages including rock art, stone circles, and fortified hamlets. The landmark Solberg Tower stands as a gateway to this proud heritage. It has been designed as a “living” meeting place which can serve as a focal point for activities. Cultural heritage is integrated into the architecture. Comprehensive accessibility, including lift to the panorama platform. Outer Hvaler National Park – the first Norwegian Maritime Park The Hvaler-Fredrikstad archipelago boasts a rich diversity of species both on land and underwater. The area is also attractive for outdoor pursuits. Many people enjoy it as a summer paradise, but its scenery and natural history also have much to offer the rest of the year. Europe’s largest coastal coral reef is to be found here. The park is one of Norway’s 15 National Parks and the first maritime park, and has exhibitions, films, and samples of species.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION Port of Fredrikstad Visiting address: Borg Havn IKS, Øraveien 27, NO-1630 Gamle Fredrikstad Mailing address: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact person: Per Kristian Johansen Phone/Fax: +47 69 35 89 00/14 / +47 69 35 89 20 Mob. 99 56 77 88 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.borg-havn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Visit Fredrikstad & Hvaler, Torvgaten 59A, NO-1632 Gamle Fredrikstad Distance from port: 1 km, approx. 20 minutes to walk Mailing address: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone/Fax: +47 69 30 46 00 / +47 69 30 46 01 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.visitfredrikstadhvaler.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: YES Shuttle bus: YES Parking place for buses: YES Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation: YES Shopping: YES
Fredriksten Fortress, Halden. Photo: Walter Shøffthaler
Fredriksten Fortress – the King of Fortresses Construction of Fredriksten Fortress began in 1661 after Norway ceded the Bohuslän region to Sweden in 1658. It is Norway’s largest and most renowned border fortress, majestically located above Halden, offering fantastic views of the town and fjord, and far into what was once enemy territory. Halden Canal – climb by boat to a wonderful landscape The Halden Canal is a well-kept secret tucked away along the Swedish border. This fascinating and idyllic waterway is beloved by all who have discovered it. The canal was constructed between 1852 and 1860 to facilitate timber log drives. While timber is now transported by road and rail, we can still enjoy the beautiful lakes and astonishing system of locks at Strømsfoss, Ørje and Brekke – this last lock, at 26.7 metres, is the highest in Northern Europe.
Local currency: NOK ATM: Yes, 1 km Currency exchange: NO Tax refund: NO Public telephones in pier area: NO Internet access in pier area: From 2015 Mailboxes in pier area: NO, Nearest Tourist Office in Fortress Town Distances - airport 41.3 km - Moss Airport Rygge Distance to city centre: 4.2 km - 50 min Nearest hospital: 5.6 km - 8 min Other useful information: Østfold Hospital PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION: Bunkers delivery/method: YES, by barge or truck Supplies: YES Waste handling: YES Waste water method: YES, with tanker truck Tugboats: YES Anchorage*: YES Pontoons: NO Pilot channel: 12 Emergency channel: 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Norwegian habour chart no. 464 Tidal movement: 0,50 m ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: Designated only in advance of each call Ship tenders allowed: YES
A Baroque Experience in the Hydrogen Factory. Photo: Thomas Andersen
A canal trip can be combined with other attractions. In Halden is Fredriksten Fortress, one of Norway’s most popular attractions. The Canal Museum is sited at Ørje. Lake Vansjø - Norwegian wilderness and moose safari Lake Vansjø is located only 40 minutes from the cruise port. The island of Dillingøy offers spectacular nature and wilderness, together with the comfort of Viken Hotel. You can go on a moose safari or take a guided trip in an electric boat on the lake. You will experience some of the wildest and purest nature the Norwegian countryside can offer. Local food is served at the restaurants with the specialities Pike Fish Soup and Moose Burgers. Lake Vansjø is a truly memorable attraction to visit.
Beam: N/A Max size ship in port: 300 m L.O.A Max number of passenger per day in port: N/A Max number of ships per day in port: Possible to serve one major ship and two smaller ones Ship’s stay min /max: N/A Environmental limitations /restrictions: N/A Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: 1. Tollboden. Max. L.O.A. 140 m max draft - 6.5 m 2. The Fortress Town. Yacht dock max L.O.A. 60 m draft - 4.5 m 3. Øra (temporary) Max L.O.A. 230 m - 8.5 m 4. Øra main dock (form 2015) L.O.A. + 300 m draft - 8 m (from 2016 - 12 m) Maximum ship draft and depth: In sea 12 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: N/A Crew facilities: Tourist Office in The Fortress Tow: Wi-Fi, Computer access, telephone, Football fields Crew Card: Crew Card gives many different discounts at resturants, shops, art centre, golf. Enquiries at Tourist Office for Crew Card * IF ANCHORAGE: Type of bottom: Mud Minimum depth: 27 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 1.7 nautical miles to Tangen Brygge
Quay: Tollbod Quay Gamleby Quay Øra Quay Øra Quay (2015)
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OSLO CRUISE PORT Cruise destination information: www.visitoslo.com/cruise Cruise season: All year Average temperature: Summer approx. 200C (www.yr.no ) Port information: www.oslohavn.no
Cruise ship in the city centre just next to the Akershus Fortress and Castle. Photo: VisitOSLO, Torgny Gustafsson
Active, Urban and Green It’s perhaps this combination of stunning nature and capital city vibe with world class museums and attractions which makes Oslo such a unique cruise destination. Cruise vessels can dock at a great location in the city centre. A walk along the quay takes you in one direction to the newly opened Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, and in the other direction to the Opera. From the port you can see the City Hall and the Nobel Peace Centre. A 10 minute ferry-boat ride will take you to the peninsula of Bygdøy where some of the city’s most famous tourist attractions are located.
Attractions/excursions Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art with the new building designed by Renzo Piano, an architectural masterpiece, the Tjuvholmen neighbourhood has become a new destination in Oslo. The Museum contains works from the most innovative contemporary artists. The Munch Museum contains paintings, drawings and prints of the famous Norwegian expressionist painter Edvard Munch. 2013 is the 150-year jubilee of the painter. The Norwegian Opera & Ballet is one of the world’s most spectacular buildings, with a fabulous location in the Oslo Fjord and is Norway’s largest venue for music, theatre and dance with three stages. Nobel Peace Centre focuses on the Nobel Peace Prize laureates and their work, Alfred Nobel and problems related to war and conflict resolution. Changing and exciting displays,
unique digital presentations as well as films and lectures, all help create this dynamic and magical venue. Ekebergparken is a sculpture, nature and cultural monument park that provides city inhabitants, visitors and tourists with a unique experience. Among the more than 30 sculptures you will find world renowned artists such as Rodin, Renoir and Dalì to name a few, and many world-class contemporary artists. Akershus Fortress contains dungeons, plush upper floors with banquet halls and staterooms and a chapel used for royal events. The chapel holds the crypts of King Haakon VII and King Olav V. The Defence Museum and the Resistance Museum are located in the same area. Vigeland Sculpture Park is the life work of the sculptor Gustav Vigeland (1869-1943) with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and cast iron.
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design consists of four separate museum departments: The Norwegian Museum of Architecture, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design and The National Gallery. All the museum departments are centrally located in Oslo. Historical Museum houses the University’s Museum of Antiquities, the University Ethnographical Museum and the Coin Cabinet. Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Ski Museum Norway’s most visited tourist attraction and one of the world’s most modern ski jumps. The Ski Museum in Holmenkollen opened in 1923 and is the world’s oldest museum of skiing. Here you can experience 4000 years of exciting skiing history through an unforgettable show. Magic Ice Bar Oslo Welcome to an enchanted atmosphere, a magical adventure! Inside you will find of course a fantastic
Operahuset. Photo: VisitOSLO Roberto Meazza
Skrik (1910) Edvard Munch © Munchmuseet / Munch-Ellingsen Group BONO 2014
Cruise ship in the Oslo fjord. Photo: RP Anette
Ice Bar, as well as some of the most popular, renowned or famous artists from Norway.
museum is home to permanent exhibitions about Ra, Tigris, Fatu-Hiva, Kon-Tiki, and Easter Island.
summer, while the Glass Museum is open all year round.
Norwegian Museum of Cultural History The Open-Air Museum features 155 authentic buildings from different national regions, including Gol Stave Church from the 13th century. The indoor collections feature traditional Norwegian Folk Dress, Sami Culture and much more.
Treegardens Christmas House and the official Christmas post office are located in the centre of Drøbak, a small, charming village south of Oslo. People from all over the world write to “Julenissen” (Santa) and travel to Drøbak to visit the Christmas house where you can send cards with the official Christmas stamp from Norway.
The Viking Ship Museum holds three original Viking ships which are about 1100 years old. These ships were part of large burial mounds excavated at the turn of the 20th century. On display is everything needed for a long journey including sleds and a wagon from the Oseberg grave. The Polar Ship Fram is the strongest wooden ship ever built for the amazing Norwegian polar expeditions of Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen. Come into contact with their stories of hardships and triumphs, and learn how they managed to survive in the coldest and most dangerous places on earth - the North and the South Pole. The Kon-Tiki Museum houses original boats and exhibits from Thor Heyerdahl’s world famous expeditions. The
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF oslo Visiting address: Akershusstranda 19, Skur 38 Mailing address: P.O.B. 230 Sentrum, NO-0103 Oslo Contact person: Anette Brække Phone/Fax: +47 917 83 726/ +47 22 41 54 02 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.portofoslo.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Oslo Central Station Distance from port: 0.5 km Mailing address: Jernbanetorget 1, NO-0154 OSLO Phone/Fax: +47 815 30 555 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.visitoslo.com www.oslocruisenetwork.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: Yes Shuttle bus: No Parking place for buses: Yes, on pier Taxi: Yes Rental cars: On request Public transportation: Yes Shopping: Yes, on pier Local currency: NOK
Norwegian Maritime Museum The seafaring history of Norway is presented as well as coastal culture through a large collection of traditional vernacular vessels, fishing gear, boatbuilding and stockfish displays. Surrounding Oslo: Hadeland Glassworks is located in picturesque surroundings by lake Randsfjord, just an hour’s drive from the harbour of Oslo. In the factory, you can watch skilled glassblowers practice their age-old craft. The Art Gallery features interesting exhibitions during the
ATM: Yes, 0.5 km Currency exchange: No Tax refund: Yes, on pier Public telephones in pier area: Yes Internet access in pier area: Yes Mailboxes in pier area: Yes Distances - airport: 50 km Distance to city centre: 400 m Nearest hospital: Ullevål Hospital, Phone 02770, 6 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Yes, by barge or truck in small quatities Supplies: Yes Waste handling: Yes Waste water method: Truck Tugboats: Yes Anchorage*: Yes Pontoons: No Pilot: Channel 12 Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: 4,201,402,452 Tidal movement: Max 0.6 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes, 4 cruise piers Ship tenders allowed: No Beam: No limitation
The Oslo Pass – an easy way to explore Oslo on your own The Oslo Pass is valid for most museums and attractions in Oslo and entitles you to unlimited travel by metro, bus, tram, local trains and on the ferry boats to the museum peninsula Bygdøy and to the islands in the inner Oslo Fjord. The Oslo Pass is available from AppStore and Google Play (search “OsloPass”) and at the Tourist Information Centre in the Central Station.
Max size ship in port: Max 11 m draft Max number of passenger per day in port: No limitation Max number of ships per day in port: 5 ships Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: None Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: South Akershus 360 m, Filipstad 345 m, Revier 300 m, Vippetangen 255 m, Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: South Akershus 10.3 m, Filipstad 10.3 m, Revier 8.5 m, Vippetangen 8 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitation Crew facilities: As for passengers * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Sand/Rock Minimum depth: 30 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: Tender pier not available
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sandefjord Cruise Port Cruise season: May-September Events: National Day May 17, Mid-Summer Night June 23 with small boats on parade, recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. July 31-Aug 1 Sandefjord Grand Prix bike race/Fjord Fest music festival Visit our web site: www.visitsandefjord.com
View of Sandefjord. Photo: Terje Svendsen
sandefjord cruise port Sandefjord Welcomes You
Welcome to the friendly seaside town of Sandefjord, blessed with a long and beautiful coastline in addition to having a rich historical heritage. Take part in the history of Sandefjord with memories from the Viking Age, the glory years of its rise in popularity as a Spa Town in the 19th Century, the Whaling Period, as well as modern times of course. We offer a wide variety of excursions with optional duration. Oslo is easily reached on an organized day trip.
Attractions/Excursions: “SKJÆRGÅRD”, min. 2 hours … It is so unique that the word doesn’t even exist in the English language. Sandefjord has lots of it and we would love to share it with you. It is not archipelago nor skerries but hundreds of small and larger islands lining the coast. Some are inhabited but most of them are merely rocks polished by thousands of years of wear and tear by waves and wind. Scattered with wild flowers and an abundance of sea birds, they are our most precious treasures. Two old lighthouses are situated at the scenic approach of the fjord, offering a peek into the life of the Norwegian sailor. Sandefjord offers memorable boat trips where guests will experience this right on the water. From the pier in the town centre, the steam driven whaler “Southern Actor” takes the guests on a silent cruise among the islands. Or RIB boats take those who prefer a slightly rougher approach to see and explore the islands and the fjord. Both options are operated by crews with excellent
language skills who take pride in making the experience a lifelong memory for their guests. “Southern Actor” This steam boat, formerly a whaler, offers a pleasant and steady trip to explore the fjord and its landscape. Max 48 pers. Sailor’s meal available on board if desired. RIB boats Sturdy RIB boats operated by experienced crew. Open boats where the guests decide the speed and set the standard for what they feel comfortable with. Max. 10 pers. per RIB/max. 15 RIBs. All safety gear provided. Sandefjord and Coastal Panoramic, 4.5 hours On this tour you see a selection of the main attractions in Sandefjord and visit Stavern, Norway’s smallest town. You will get a brief description of Sandefjord and the three main periods of Sandefjord’s history, Viking, Spa and Whaling as well as modern history. We stop to see the restored veteran whaler “Southern Actor” at Sandefjord harbour, and the
Whaling Monument, Sandefjord’s most famous sculpture, created by Knut Steen in the 1950s. Midtåsen, the former property of shipping magnate Anders Jahre, offers a fantastic view of the fjord of Sandefjord. On the way you pass the historical Gokstad mound where the famous Gokstad Viking longship was excavated in 1880. Main stop in Stavern, a charming small town. In summer, it boils like a southern stew. Time for a stroll at Frederiksvern Fortress containing various exhibitions, many related to World War II. Historical tour, 3.5 hours Experience the Whaling Museum, Europe’s only museum dedicated to whaling and its history. This uniqe Museum is focused on the following topics: Whales, whaling and the oceans’ resources, life in the ocean, interaction between people and nature and anti-whaling activity. The tour also takes you to the beautiful former estate of shipping magnate Anders Jahre, Midtåsen. The park area surrounding the house contains a sculpture pavilion dedicated to the artist Knut Steen´s work, and has a fantastic view of the
Sandefjord, Whaling Monument. Photo: Nils Kavlie-Borge
Sandefjord. Photo: EL
Sandefjord Midtåsen Sculpture Pavillion. Photo: Nils Kavlie-Borge
Activities, 4-8 hours - NEW Fun and excitement at the High & Low Climbing Park. Scandinavia’s largest climbing park consists of various types of routes in the trees, of differing length and difficulty. All equipment is included. Organized hiking tours. Experience the Norwegian way of life in the woods, cooking the traditional Norwegian food of sausages on the fire.
fjord of Sandefjord. Visit the restored whaling boat Southern Actor with its authentic portrayal of how the men of Sandefjord spent their time at sea, and the Whaling Monument, Sandefjord’s most famous sculpture is a memorial to whaling, created by Knut Steen in the 1950s.
hours. Mølen beach has played an important cultural and geological role to play in the history of Norway and is a protected area as part of Gea Norvegica Geopark. Length of walk: 1.5 km.
Cultural and geological walks Sandefjord is a site of cultural and geological interest. In addition to the whaling legacy, there is also the history of World War II and the Viking Age. World War II is best reflected by a visit to the Coastal Fort at Folehavna where the armaments can still be viewed. Viking evidence is found at Gokstad, the site of a Viking burial ship, replicated as Gaia. Sandefjord is on the edge of the Oslo rift, a site of glacial interest and there is much evidence of rock shifts and the retreating glacier of the last ice age 10 000 years ago. Larvik is famous for its granite. Folehavna Fort tour, 3-3.5 hours. Constructed during the occupation in 1941. View out onto Skagerak Sea and Svenner Lighthouse. Length of walk: 2.5 km. Mølen tour, 3-3.5
Viking for a day, 6 hours - NEW The Vikings lived in the area surrounding the Oslofjord about 1000 years ago. Their presence is clearly seen in the artifacts and monument they left behind. A number of the world´s most important archaeological finds from the Viking Age were discovered in Vestfold, including monumental royal burial mounds in Borre, the Oseberg Ship burial mound, Slottsfjellet (Castle Hill) in Tønsberg and the Gokstad mound in Sandefjord. Today the Slottsfjell Museum and Midgard Historical Centre give us a glimpse of the Vikings and their way of life. Your meal will be served “the Viking way” in the Viking Hall, next to Midgard.
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ATM: YES, 3 km Currency exchange: Only at airport Tax refund: YES, at airport Public telephones in pier area: NO Internet access in pier area: NO Mailboxes in pier area: NO, nearest 500 m Distances - airport: 10 km Distance to city centre: 3 km Nearest hospital: SYKEHUSET I VESTFOLD (Tønsberg) 25 km +47 33 34 20 00 (Emergency 113) Other useful information: Ships up to app. 100 m can dock at “Pier II” in the town centre
Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: 50 m Max size ship in port: 250 m / app max pax 2000 Max number of passenger per day in port: No limit Max number of ships per day in port: No limit Ship’s stay min /max: 1 day or on request Environmental limitations /restrictions: Acc. to MARPOL Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: 250 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 10 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: Unlimited
PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Road tanker or barge, 8 and 24 hrs book at all berths Supplies: 24 hrs service for all supplies Waste handling: Yes (by truck) Waste water method: Yes (by truck) Tugboats: Book with 12 hrs notice, bollard pull 35 tons Anchorage*: Good anchoring ground Pontoons: No Pilot: 13 Emergency: 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Norwegian no. 2 and no. 480 Tidal movement: Nil ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: NO
* IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Mud Minimum depth: 20 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 4 nm
PORT OF sandefjord Visiting address: Tollbugt. 1, NO-3210 Sandefjord Mailing address: Tollbugt. 1, NO-3210 Sandefjord Phone/Fax: P +47 33 41 64 39 / M +47 90 41 84 45 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: sandefjordhavn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Kurbadet, Thor Dahlsgt. 7, NO-3210 Sandefjord Distance from port: 3 km Mailing address: Kurbadet, Thor Dahlsgt. 7, NO-3210 Sandefjord Phone/Fax: P +47 33 46 05 90 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: visitsandefjord.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: NO Shuttle bus: Yes, not mandatory. Cost on request Buses can stop down town Parking place for buses: 100 m Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES, at the Airport Public transportation: YES, 500 m Shopping: 3 km Local currency: NOK
Some other options from Sandefjord
QUAY: LENGTH: DRAFT: AIRDRAFT: BEAM: HEIGHT QUAYSIDE: Framnes 250 m 10 m - 50 m 3m Pier 120 m 8 m - 30 m 2m Pier II 100 m 8 m - 30 m 2m
Oslo, 8 hours A combined excursion providing an insight into Norway´s capital city can easily be arranged from Sandefjord.
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Telemark Cruise Ports Events: See www.visittelemark.com. Cruise season: All year. Average temperature: (Celsius) June 160C, July 20 C, August 160C, September 130C Useful link: www.visittelemark.com/cruise. Cruise and port information: www.grenland-havn.no
The Telemark Canal –Vrangfoss locks. Photo: Kåre S. Pedersen
Living history and magic scenery Looking for the quintessential Norwegian experience? Look no further than Telemark. Just 1 hour’s pilot distance in from the Skagerak sea you reach the cruise ports of Telemark. The ports are located in the beautiful archipelago from Brevik to Kragerø with hundreds of islands. Small towns with narrow streets and local museums gives visitors a good insight into the life and history of coastal life. The interior of Telemark offers majestic mountains, deep valleys, rivers, lakes and a historic fruit county. The Telemark Canal, stave churches, first-class museums, local food production and popular festivals contribute to a complete holiday experience. Attractions/Excursions: The duration of the following excursions is calculated from the cruise port of Brevik as a starting point. Enjoy coastal life in Brevik - one of the best preserved towns in Norway from the sailing ship era with narrow streets, small shops and beautiful gardens, and well worth a visit. In the footsteps of world famous painter Edvard Munch, in Kragerø - where he lived from 1909 until 1915, known especially for “The Scream”. Many of his famous works were painted here. See copies of his paintings exactly where he made them. The island of Jomfruland outside Kragerø - a small elongated island with two white lighthouses. The island has a great variety of birds. In springtime you can admire a marvelous flowering of wood anemone.
New maritime museum in Porsgrunn opened in 2013 and emphasizes the importance of the district’s long maritime traditions. Porsgrund Porcelain Factory Norway’s only producer of high-fired porcelain - also called “white gold”. See live production and get great offers in the outlet. Experience the history of Telemark in Brekkeparken, Skien An open-air museum in a beautiful park with heritage buildings from across Telemark. Admire traditional rose-paintings and fine examples of ornamental woodcarving. Visit the childhood home of the world famous play writer Henrik Ibsen A journey back to his childhood in Skien, where his work comes to life through films, pictures, holograms and talking heads.
Cruising the Telemark Canal - “the eighth wonder of the world” Enjoy a cruise with one of the nostalgic Canal boats. Experience how the lock-keepers operate the locks, the same way as they did 150 years ago. Admire the spectacular lock walls constructed in fine stone masonry by hand, former lock-keepers’ cottages, beautiful lakes, parks and historic areas. Kayaking on the Telemark Canal The old waterway between upper and lower Telemark, a journey through history in a spectacular natural setting. Biking and hiking along the Telemark Canal National cycle route number 2, through historic and rural areas and beautiful nature. Heddal Stave Church, Notodden Norway’s largest and best preserved stave church built in the 1200s, impressive wood constructions with decorative ornamental woodcarvings and paintings from the 1600s.
Cable car - Gaustatoppen in the background. Photo: Visit Rjukan
Heddal Museum, Notodden An open air museum with livestock. Located near Heddal Stave Church with a collection of typical, old buildings from the district. Admire beautiful decorative paintings, ornamental woodcarvings and national costumes. Norwegian nomination 2014 to UNESCO Industrial Heritage Rjukan – Notodden; The history of “Norsk Hydro” and mineral fertilizer. Notodden – revolutionary industrial inventions “Telemarksgalleriet and Lysbuen“ art gallery and museum with a variety of older and contemporary Norwegian artists. Beautiful old listed industrial park. Rjukan - “Heroes of Telemark” - Norwegian Industrial Workers’ Museum including “Heroes of Telemark” - Heavy Water sabotage during the Second World War - Cable car - Northern Europe’s first, and still working
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORTs OF telemark Brevik (B) Kragerø (K) Visiting address: (B) Strømtangeveien 39 (K) Ytre Standvei16 Mailing address: (B) P.O.B. 20, NO-3950 Brevik (K) P.O.B. 158, NO-3791 Kragerø Contact person: Jan Einar Skarding Phone/Fax: (B) +47 35 93 10 00 (K) +47 35 98 1750 E-mail: (B) firstname.lastname@example.org (K) email@example.com Internet: www.grenland-havn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: (B) Information office in town centre (K) Kragerø Bus Station Distance from port: (B) 1 km (K) 50 m Mailing address: (B) Visit Grenland, Uniongata 18, NO-3732 Skien (K) Torvgata 1, NO-3770 Kragerø Phone/Fax: (B) +47 35 90 55 20 (K) +47 35 98 23 88 E-mail: (B) firstname.lastname@example.org (K) email@example.com Internet: (B) visitgrenland.no (K) visitkragero.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: (B) Tangenkaia (K) Yes Shuttle bus: (B) Yes, it is mandatory, free service operates between 07:00 and 17:00 every day and the bus stops in the centre. (K) Yes
Tangenkaia, Brevik Length: Draft: Airdraft: Beam: Height quayside:
Apple picking in Gvarv. Photo: Live Skinnes
Kragerø. Photo: Visit Kragerø
- Railway inside Mount Gaustatoppen 1883 m, overlooking 1/6 of Norway - Sun mirror Making and tasting of local produce in historic fruit county, Gvarv Taste local wine, beer, apple juice and bakery products and see the produce in Fruit Farms, Winery, Microbrewery and Evju Bygdetun, an open air museum with goats and hens in the farmyard. Western-Telemark Museum Eidsborg tradition and history located in the midst of a lush and powerful cultural landscape. It shows centuries of long traditions of buildings, folk art and crafts. Voted Norway’s best museum in 2012. Eidsborg Stave Church from 1250 is located next to the museum. The history of skiing The Norwegian Ski Museum in the charming village of Morgedal, houses a multimedia journey through the history of skiing, paying special attention to the
Parking place for buses: Yes Taxi: (B) Yes, on orders (K) Yes Rental cars: (B) Yes, on request (K) Yes Public transportation: (B) No (K) Yes, 50 m Shopping: (B) Yes, in town (K) Yes, 50 m Local currency: NOK ATM: (B) Yes, 1 km (K) Yes, 200 m Currency exchange: (B) Yes, 1 km (K) Yes, 100 m Tax refund: No Public telephones in pier area: (B) No (K) Yes Internet access in pier area: (B) No (K) Yes Mailboxes in pier area: (B) No (K) Yes Distances - airport: (B) 50 km (K) 92 km Distance to city centre: (B) 1 km (K) 50 m Nearest hospital: (B) 20 km (K) 2 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Yes Diesel oil by road / heavy fuel oil by barge Supplies: (B) Yes (K) Can be arranged Waste handling: (B) Yes, on request (K) Yes Waste water method: (B) Yes, on request (K) Yes, by road tanker Tugboats: Yes Anchorage*: (B) Yes (K) Yes, min depth 22 m Pontoons: NO Pilot: Yes, phone +47 35572600 or ch 81 Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: Phone 113
200 m 15 m No limitation At pilot master’s discretion 2.20 m
Jernbanekaia, Kragerø Length: 100 m Draft: 8m Airdraft: No limitation Beam: At pilot master’s discretion Height quayside: 3.5 m
skiing revolution which developed from Morgedal in the 1850s. Festivals in Telemark - two of the most popular: • Mersmak in Skien – food festival Local food and international food, end of August. • Notodden Blues Festival – Blues musicians and visitors from all over the world, start of August. Telemark - Norway’s winter wonderland • Cruises in the Kragerø archipelago • Traditional Christmas markets • Horse sleigh ride • Dog sleigh ride • Storytelling Near to Telemark: • The Norwegian Mining Museum in Kongsberg and the Kongsberg Silver mines • Wooden Boat Festival in Risør, start of August • Oslo – the capital of Norway • Stavern Fortress and Citadel Island
Charts: (B) 1333 (K) Norwegian chart no. 6 Tidal movement: (B) 0.30 - 0.40 m (K) Max 0.5 m ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: NO Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: At master pilot’s discretion Max size ship in port: 150 000 BT / 1 200 Max number of passenger per day in port: 5000 Max number of ships per day in port: 2 Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: No Limitation Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: (B) 250 m (K) At master pilot’s discretion Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: (B) 15 m (K) 9 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitation Crew facilities: Free Wi-Fi for up to 10 people at a time, max 15 minutes per person. Amenities such as golf, city tour etc can be arranged * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Mud Clay/rock good holding ground Minimum depth: (B) 90 m (K) 20 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: (B) 500 m (K) 400 m
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arendal cruise port The island of Merdø, one of the many places to visit in the friendly archipelago of Arendal. Main events: Canal Street, music festival late July, International market late June, Moonlight shopping June and July, European Traditional Food Market early July. Cruise season: All year Useful links: www.arendal.com Port information: www.arendalhavn.no
Merdø Pier. Photo: Region Arendal Tourist Office
The heart of Southern Norway Founded on the industries of shipping, forestry and mining, Arendal developed into one of the wealthiest towns in Northern Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries. Evidence of the town’s golden days can still be experienced by walking through the old part of town called “Tyholmen”. Amongst the many beautiful old wooden houses, you can find Arendal Old Town Hall, one of the largest wooden houses in Northern Europe. Arendal has an excellent location literally “on” the water – being built on 7 small islands and known as Venice of the North. Its climate and resources have made it one of the most popular places to go for recreational boaters and holidaymakers during the summer. Arendal is also known for hosting a vast number of festivals, events and activities throughout the year.
Attractions/Excursions Explore Nature by train and bike Duration: 6 ½ hrs. Get your bike at the pier and follow your guide to the train station. After a 35 minute rather idyllic train ride you’ll reach the final destination, Nelaug. This is the start of an approx. 4 hour beautiful bike ride on gravel roads through typical Norwegian woods alongside the river Nidelv. A light lunch will be served on the way … Capacity: minimum 5, maximum 20. Visit the Næs Ironworks Museum in Tvedestrand County Duration: 3 ½ hrs Hop on the bus and travel from Arendal along the scenic coastal road to the historical Ironworks Museum in Tvedestrand County. Afterwards you can enjoy a guided tour, authentic
film recordings, coffee and typical Norwegian pastries at the Ironworks Museum where the buildings, machinery and equipment date back to the 17th century. It was Norway’s second largest iron works, closed down in 1959. Today it is a technical cultural heritage site. In the museum’s vicinity you find one of Norway’s most beautiful golf courses, the romantic park “Lunden” and the river “Storelva”, great for fishing salmon and sea trout. Capacity: minimum 20, maximum 50. A walk down history lane in the old parts of Arendal Duration: 1 ½ -2 hrs Get to know Arendal and its outstanding history by joining our guide on a walk through the old parts of the city. Learn why Arendal was called “Venice of the North”, see the well restored old wooden townhouses, some dating back to the 16th century, over 400 years
old. That’s Norwegian Wood for you! If not booked in advance, we will show you the old Arendal Town Hall, Norway’s highest and second largest wooden building. At the end of the tour the guide can show you the way to the town museum “Klöckers Hus”, where a guide from the museum will show you around a typical rich citizen’s house from the 18th century. Capacity: minimum 10, maximum 25. Exploring the archipelago of Arendal by sea Duration: 2 hrs Take this opportunity to explore the islands just outside the town of Arendal. Some of them are populated by locals all year round, such as Hisøy and Tromøy. A few of the islands only come to life during a few summer months, all filled up with summer houses. The boats passing the old outports, Havsøy and Merdø, where the town of Arendal originated back in the 16th and 17th century. Get a glimpse of
Pollen, Arendal Town. Photo: Region Arendal Turistkontor
the two famous lighthouses - Store- (big) and Lille (little) Torungen. We promise you a comfortable passage through the beautiful archipelago of Arendal. Duration: 2 hrs. Capacity: minimum 30, maximum 120. Visit Grimstad “City of Poets” The town of Grimstad, just 25 minutes drive from Arendal, has been home to two of Norway’s greatest poets, Henrik Ibsen and Knut Hamsun. Ibsen lived here as a young apprentice chemist before his breakthrough as a playwright, and Hamsun spent the last 34 years of his life on the farm Nørholm outside Grimstad. This excursion will give you an insight into the lives of these two internationally famous writers, as well as an understanding of what made them become writers and their gifts to lovers of literature around the world. We visit the Ibsen Museum and you will have ample time to explore the picturesque town of Grimstad. Duration: 3 hrs. Capacity: Minimum 20, maximum 50.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF Arendal Visiting address: Kristen Staksnæsvei 63, No-4810 Eydehavn Mailing address: Kristen Staksnæsvei 63, No-4810 Eydehavn Contact person: Gordon Fuglestad Phone/Fax: +47 97 52 70 00 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.arendalhavn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Sam Eydes plass 1, NO-4800 Arendal Distance from port: 200 m Mailing address: P.O.B. 780 Stoa, NO-4809 Arendal Phone/Fax: +47 37 00 55 44 / +47 37 90 55 40 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.arendal.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: No Shuttle bus: Not needed Parking place for buses: Yes Taxi: Yes Rental cars: Yes Public transportation: Yes Shopping: 50 m Local currency: NOK
Arendal Harbor. Photo: Region Arendal Turistkontor
VIP-trip VIP-trips for the adventurous? Do you like a bit of action while exploring? For a few lucky ones we can offer a trip on a fast-going “RIB” exploring the archipelago of Arendal. Along the river Nidelv, passing the outports of Havsøys and Merdø and visiting the lighthouse “Store Torungen”. You’re now entering the kingdom of the seagulls. Strong legs and no fear of heights? You’ll have the best view from the top of the lighthouse. Bring your swimsuit! Duration: 2 ½ hrs. Capacity: minimum 6, maximum 12. History, culture and beautiful surrounding “Aust-Agder Centre of History and Culture” reopens after a total makeover in April 2014, and presents some of the most interesting exhibitions from the local heritage. Findings from the wreck of the slave ship “Fredensborg” which sank in a storm outside Arendal in 1768, are one of the most visited exhibitions. On this excursion you will also experience the beautiful surroundings of Arendal by bus. Enjoy! Duration: 3 hrs Capacity: minimum 25, maximum 100.
ATM: 100 m Currency exchange: 100 m Tax refund: Yes, at Police station 200 m from pier Public telephones in pier area: No Internet access in pier area: Yes Mailboxes in pier area: Yes, 150 m from pier Distances - airport: 70 km - Kristiansand airport Kjevik Distance to city centre: 100 m Nearest hospital: Sørlandet Hospital, +47 03738, 2 km Other useful information: Local guide service available PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery/method: Truck Supplies: Yes Waste handling: Yes Waste water method: Yes, at Eydehavn terminal, 4 nm from cruise pier Tugboats: Yes Pilot: 12 and 16 Emergency: 12 and 16 Medical emergency: 113 Tidal movement: Insignificant, less than 0.5 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes Ship tenders allowed: Yes Beam: No restrictions Max size ship in port: 80 000 GRT / No limitations on PAX #
The South of Norway Science Centre The South of Norway Science Centre is a centre for fun learning experiences for kids and adults alike and situated directly at the cruise ship pier in Arendal. At the Science Centre you will find: - 300 m2 full of exciting educational installations and experiments you can try out. - an Astro amphitheater, where you can travel through space in 3D. - a great patio with an amazing sea view. - a gift shop with toys and games for kids and adults, and experiments to take home. - a café which serves coffee, cakes, baguettes, sandwiches and other light dishes.
Max number of passengers per day in port: No limitations Max number of ships per day in port: 2 at one time Ship’s stay min /max: No restrictions Environmental limitations /restrictions: None, shore power also available Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: 260 m and 150 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: More than 20 m on each pier Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No restrictions, no bridges Crew facilities: No specific facilities, but marina with restaurant, cafe, meeting room, free internet access and more
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Quay: Hotellbryggen Batterikaien
Length: 77 m 110 m
Draft: 30 m 33 m
Height Quayside: 2.20 m 2.20 m
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kristiansand cruise port Events: See www.visitkrs.no Cruise Season: All year Average Temperature: June 19o, July 20o, August 19o. Useful link: www.cruisesorlandet.com Cruise and port information: www.kristiansand-havn.no
Kristiansand. Photo: Anders Martinsen
The town of flowers & culture As the capital of southern Norway, Kristiansand has become known as the town of flowers, rich on culture and traditions and with a “laid back” southern atmosphere. Founded in 1641, Kristiansand tends to pleasantly surprise its visitors to the town due to its easy access to the town center with the fish market and the old town. From Kristiansand visitors also have easy access the unspoilt nature and can explore the rest of the region on foot or by coach. The citizens of Kristiansand are friendly and relaxed and the quaint town centre is easy to get to know, perfect for a one day stop as there is time to shop, walk around and check out some of the highlights.
Attractions/Excursions Kristiansand Open Air Museum 3 hours. Capacity: no limit. Distance from the pier: 5.2 km One of Norway’s largest museums featuring the culture and history of Kristiansand and the county of Vest-Agder. Visiting the museum gives you an unique introduction to the way of life in olden times in this region. Kristiansand Zoo 3-4 hours. Capacity: no limit. Distance from the pier: 13 km Besides being the largest zoo in Scandinavia, Kristiansand Zoo is very special due to its typical Norwegian landscape. In addition to the more traditional zoo animals you will find elk (moose), wolfs, lions, tigers and many more. The zoo also offers special guided botanical tours for smaller groups. A wonderful experience for adults and children alike.
The Cannon Museum 3 hours. Capacity: no limit. Distance from the pier: 10 km See the world’s second largest cannon ever to be mounted on land. Situated in beautiful surroundings by the coast, a visit to this cannon brings you back to the Second World War and gives an amazing insight into the way the cannons were in those days.
The foundation is based in a building that served as a Gestapo regional headquarters during the Second World War, with the basement functioning as a detention and interrogation centre. Arkivet took over the vacated building in 1999. The prison cells and torture chambers from 1942-45 have been reconstructed and installations and human-size dolls illustrate the events that took place in the basement.
Gimle Estate & Gardens 3 hours. Capacity: no limit. Distance from the pier: 2.8 km The Gimle estate was built around 1800. Collections of paintings, period furniture, china etc. reflect a family home through five generations. Now a cultural museum of historic interest, surrounded by an English style landscape manor house park and well worth a visit.
Christiansholm Fortress Distance from the pier: 400 m A beautiful fortress dating back to 1672 and well worth a visit while in Kristiansand. Only a short walk from the cruise pier, you can visit the outside of the fortress for a look at the 8 bronze cannons and an exceptional view over the marina and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Arkivet Foundation 2.5 hours. Capacity: 60 pax. Distance from the pier: 1.6 km
The Fish Market Distance from the pier: 100 m A very popular place for locals as well as tourists is the Kristiansand fish market. Here you can have a
Kristiansand. Photo: Anders Martinsen
The Pier, Kristiansand . Photo: Anders Martinsen
look at all the typical fish and seafood from the region. With a restaurant and café on every corner, the place bustles with life in the summer months, as people enjoy their fish soup or a delicious ice cream while watching the boats pass by. The Mineral Park 3 hours. Capacity: no limit. Distance from the pier: 57 km The park houses Europe’s finest private collection of stones and minerals. More than 1200 of them are exhibited inside the mountain in tunnels specially made for the exhibition. The brilliant colours and distinctive shapes of the minerals give you a visual experience you will never forget. Even those with no special interest in minerals will see them in a different light. You are sure be impressed with these natural wonders. An idyllic drive up to Evje will take you through a region known for significant occurrences of quartz and feldspar. These minerals have been mined for around 100 years and feldspar is still extracted for use in the production of porcelain.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION Port of Kristiansand Visiting address: Gravane 4, NO-4610 Kristiansand Mailing address: P.O.B. 114, NO-4662 Kristiansand Contact person: Duty Officer Phone/Fax: +47 97 09 05 04 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.kristiansand-havn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Rådhusgt.18 Distance from port: 600 m from berth 13 Mailing address: Rådhusgt. 18, NO-4611 Kristiansand Phone/Fax: +47 38 07 50 00 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.visitkrs.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: No Shuttle bus: Can be arranged. Shuttle train Parking place for buses: Yes Taxi: Yes, Phone +47 38 00 20 00 or +47 38 02 80 00 Rental cars: YES Public transportation: YES Shopping: 500 m Local currency: NOK ATM: YES, 400 m Currency exchange: Yes, during bank opening hours
Quay: Silokaia/Odderøya Lagmanns quay Kongsgård
Length: 317 m 268 m abt. 160 m
Ulvøysund. Photo: Anders Martinsen
Lake Ogge & Canoing 3.5 hours. Capacity: max 15 persons only for canoeing. Distance from the pier: 41 km Ogge Gjesteheim is located on the waterfront of Lake Ogge. A beautiful drive through typical Norwegian landscape takes you up the mountain to Lake Ogge. Here you can enjoy a stroll around part of the lake or simply sit down and enjoy freshly brewed coffee and taste some of the delicious home made cakes in the café. Ogge is a popular place for canoeing and there are more then 300 islands to visit out on the lake. Lindesnes Lighthouse 8 hours. Capacity: no limit. Distance from the pier: 81 km A coastal lighthouse on the southernmost tip of mainland Norway. It is also the oldest lighthouse station in Norway, first lit in 1655. Lindesnes lighthouse is owned by the Norwegian Coastal Administration and is still an active lighthouse, but also a museum.
Tax refund: Yes, at ship on departure or at local customs office Public telephones in pier area: NO Internet access in pier area: NO Mailboxes in pier area: Yes Distances - airport: Kjevik airport 17 km Distance to city centre: 400 m Nearest hospital: 3 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Two bunker stations, for smaller vessels, by tank truck Supplies: Yes, ship chandlers available Waste handling: Yes Waste water method: Yes, by tank truck Tugboats: Two tug boats available Anchorage*: At western harbour basin Pontoons: Yes Pilot: Yes, channel 13, phone 48251376 Emergency: VHF channel 12 Port Authority. Port duty officer Medical emergency: Phone 113 Charts: Harbour chart no. 459 Tidal movement: 10 - 20 cm ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: 13, 20 and 36 as needed Ship tenders allowed: Yes Beam: No limitation Max size ship in port: Max length 350 m, draft 10 m Max number of passenger per day in port: 10 000 Max number of ships per day in port: 4
Draft: 7-9-14 m 8.8 m 14 m
Airdraft: No restrictions No restrictions No restrictions
Beam: No restrictions No restrictions No restrictions
The Setesdalsbanen Vintage Railway 3 hours. Capacity: 320 pax. Narrow-gauge (1067mm) railway powered by a steam engine from 1901. The track section covers 8 km through tunnels, under avalanche shelters and across dams. The trip recreates the special atmosphere of a turn-of-century railway journey. A traditional light snack, griddle cake, is served in authentic historical surroundings. The Jewel of the South. Onboard the sightseeing boat MS Maarten you explore a narrow 20 km passage known as Blindleia, protected from the open sea by a number of islands and skerries. You pass idyllic summer houses, many of them kept in the traditional style. You conclude your boat trip in the charming town of Lillesand where you go on a pleasant walk before returning to the ship by coach.
Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: 350 m pier 13, 270 m pier 20 Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: Draft no limitation, depth 10 m berth 13.9 m berth 20. Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No bridges Crew facilities: No * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Mud, sand Minimum depth: 12 - 40 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 800 - 1000 m
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Stavanger Cruise Port Close to fjords that wind inland between towering mountains. The largest scree in Northern Europe with boulders huge as houses. Heather-covered hills where the wind sings, grasses bending, the distinctive cry of the lapwing. Everything is within reach!
The Pulpit Rock. Photo: Terje Rakke,Nordic Life, Region Stavanger
The shortcut to the Norwegian fjords Located in the south-western corner of Norway, the Stavanger region is indeed the shortcut to the Norwegian fjords. Nothing is far away, and cruise ships dock in the very city centre, near the oldest part of the town, Old Stavanger. Just a short stroll away is the lovely Stavanger Cathedral, and the charming city centre with its cobbled pedestrian streets. The landscape in the region varies between fjords, beaches and steep mountains. The Lysefjord and the iconic Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) are just an hour’s boat trip away from the city. The Stavanger region was where Norway once became united into one kingdom in the famous Viking battle that took place in Hafrsfjord in 872 AD. The city is furthermore rich on cultural experiences, having been the European Capital of Culture in 2008.
ATTRACTIONS/excursions “Out oars for Stavanger! Forward all for Stavanger!” the British poet Rudyard Kipling (“If”) wrote in 1906 in the poem “Thorkild’s Song”. Stavanger is among the fastest growing cruise ports in Europe, north of Gibraltar. Now being the 3rd largest Norwegian port of call for cruiseliners, Stavanger and its surroundings have become a popular and attractive stop on cruises to Norway. Locally trained and authorised official guides handle 23 different languages Cruise guests to Stavanger generally rate their overall experience in Stavanger to a high score. Stavanger is proud to have guest satisfaction proven both by statements and surveys. In 2010, Stavanger was rated 2nd best cruise destination worldwide by “Seatrade Insider”.
Old Stavanger Old Stavanger is a cluster of 173 small, white, wooden houses built some 200 years ago. Some of them now house craft shops, galleries and museums. The area is a National Heritage Site, and is also where The Norwegian Canning Museum is located.
Fascinating museums The Norwegian Canning Museum and The Norwegian Petroleum Museum are within easy walking distance from the port. The Maritime Museum and the Museums’ Information Centre are right in port, near the Fish Market.
Stavanger Cathedral Built in the Anglo-Norman style in 1125 AD, when the town only had 200 inhabitants, Stavanger Cathedral is a scaled down replica of Winchester Cathedral in England. It is one of the few churches in Scandinavia that has kept its original design. Its patron saint is St Svithun.
The heart of the city centre This area consists mainly of shops in wooden houses and narrow, cobbled streets. Shops and shopping centres offer a wide variety of top quality products and famous brands. The price level is the same as in Norway in general. There is ample scope for Tax free Shopping.
Swords in Rock Standing 30 feet high on the edge of Hafrsfjord Bay, are three swords set into the mountain rock as a memorial to King Harald I, “Harald Fairhair”, who founded Norway in 872 AD and who became its first king.
Iron Age Farm, Archaelogical Museum. Photo: Archaelogical Museum
POPULAR EXCURSIONS Hike to Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) Duration: 8 hours Join a guide on a hike to Pulpit Rock- the most visited nature based attraction in Norway. From the plateau you can enjoy a spectacular view of Lysefjord. Highlights of Stavanger Duration: 3 hours See the villas of the old bourgeoisie and the Swords in Rock monument on the way to a reconstructed Iron Age farmstead near the viewpoint at Ullandhaug Tower. After visiting the cathedral, - finally a stroll through Old Stavanger on the way back to the harbour. City walk: From oil to oil Duration: 3 hours Stavanger’s economy once depended on herring and sardine fishing, and the canning industry. The tour visits Old Stavanger and The Norwegian
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF stavanger Visiting address: Strandkaien 46 Mailing address: Strandkaien 46, NO-4005 Stavanger Contact person: Anders Bang-Andersen, Director of Cruise Development Phone/Fax: +47 51 50 12 00/ +47 51 50 12 21 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.stavanger.havn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Domkirkeplassen 3 Distance from port: 300-500 m Mailing address: Region Stavanger BA, Vagsgt. 22, NO-4306 Sandnes Phone/Fax: +47 51 85 92 00/ +47 51 85 92 02 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.regionstavanger.com GENERAL INFORMATION Guide service: Excellent authorized local guides - 23 languages Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: No Shuttle bus: Not relevant - short distances Parking place for buses: Yes Taxi: Yes (300 m)
Old Stavanger. Photo: CH/Visitnorway.com
Canning Museum - the only one of its kind in the world. We continue with a walk through the charming streets of Stavanger and finish with a visit to The Norwegian Petroleum Museum, where you will learn the history of the Norwegian oil adventure and how Stavanger became the petroleum capital of Norway. Boat trip to the Lysefjord Experience the impressive Lysefjord and one of Norway’s spectacular wonders, Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock), which rises 604 m (1968 ft) above sea level. Fetch drinking water from a waterfall at “Fantahola”, or feed goats! In the land of the trolls Duration: 4.5 hours On this tour you will experience beautiful Norwegian landscapes of valleys, rivers, mountains and beaches. A stop will be made at Byrkjedalstunet, - one of Norway’s biggest souvenir shops, where we will enjoy both good pastry and shopping. On our way back we stop at Gloppedalsura, the biggest boulder field in
Rental cars: Yes (800 m) Public transportation: Yes (300 m) Shopping: 10-500 m Local currency: NOK ATM: Yes (100-300 m) Currency exchange: Yes (100-300 m) Tax refund: Yes, on board by appointment Public telephones in pier area: Yes, close Internet access in pier area: Partial Mailboxes in pier area: Yes Distances - airport: 15 km / Stavanger Airport, Sola (SVG) Distance to city centre: 50-300 m Nearest hospital: Stavanger University Hospital / +47 51 51 80 52 / 3 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Upon request by truck or boat Supplies: Yes Waste handling: Yes Waste water method: Trucks Tugboats: Yes, upon request Pontoons: Yes Pilot: Channel 13 Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: Phone 113 Charts: Norway 16 Tidal movement: 0.5 m
Stavanger Cruise Port from north. Photo: Odd Bjørn Bekkeheien
Northern-Europe before returning via the open landscape and beautiful beaches of Jæren. Visit a Norwegian home Duration: 2 hours See how Norwegians live, and hear about how life has changed from the past to the present day! Learn about Norway and the Norwegians whilst savouring waffles served with either coffee or tea! Utstein Monastery Duration: 3 hours Bus trip through the undersea tunnel to see the beautiful green island of Mosterøy, home to Norway’s only preserved medieval monastery. Utstein Monastery was a royal estate for many Viking kings. Unique acoustics make it a favoured place both for concerts and recordings.
ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes Ship tenders allowed: Yes Beam: 260-345 degrees Max size ship in port: No limits Max number of passenger per day in port: 12 000 Max number of ships per day in port: 5 Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: Governmental standards, best practice Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes, when applicable Maximum ship length: No relevant limit Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 7.5-10 m Deeper when pontoons are used Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limits Crew facilities: Free entrance to museums Wi-Fi in parts of port area. Free crew walks by appointment ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Rock and sand
QUAY: LENGTH: AIRDRAFT: BEAM: HEIGHT QUAYSIDE: Concert House Quay 232 m None 315 degrees 3.2 m (-/+ 0.5 m) Strand Quay I 309 m None 340 degrees 2.5 m (-/+ 0.5 m) Strand Quay II 164 m None 327 degrees 1.9 m (-/+ 0.5 m) Skagen Quay 300 m None 345 degrees 2.1 m (-/+ 0.5 m) Skansen Quay 135 m None 260 degrees 2.1 m (-/+ 0.5 m)
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HAUGESUND CRUISE PORT Welcome to Haugesund – Norway’s new cruise destination. An unspoiled gem in the heart of Norway´s south-western cruise region.
The Dragon Harald Fairhair. Photo: Vest Foto & Forlag
Homeland of the Viking Kings, Norway´s birthplace The Homeland of the Viking Kings is located between Stavanger and Bergen in the heart of Norway’s south-western cruise region, and nestling among countless small islands and the mighty, almost endless, fjords such as Åkrafjord, Hardangerfjord and Lysefjord. Haugesund is a vibrant and historic town dating back to Viking times. This is where, a thousand years ago, King Harald Fairhair united Norway into a single kingdom, and it was from this area that the Viking Kings ruled Norway for more than 500 years. The region has laid claim to the title of Norway’s Birthplace – the Homeland of the Viking Kings. The region offers a wealth of natural wonders just waiting for you to explore – including the impressive North Sea coastline. The fjords on the other hand are enclosed and intimate, offering picturesque and tranquil landscapes. Our Viking history, fjords, islands, mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, rivers and the town itself all combine to make this region an exciting cruise destination. Welcome to Haugesund!
ATTRACTIONS and EXCURSIONS The region is rich in history and offers visitors a wealth of exciting experiences. We offer highly qualified guides expert in many languages. The town centre is only 800 m from the cruise pier and easy to reach on foot or by shuttle bus. EXAMPLES: Homeland of the Viking Kings Duration: 3 hours Travel back in time on an exciting journey to Avaldsnes, Norway’s first royal seat. a) Visit the old church, built by a Viking king, and the nearby heritage centre, where you can learn about the Viking Age and more.
b) At Avaldsnes you can see a reconstructed Viking farm and find out how the Vikings lived. You can combine all these attractions (4.5 hours), or just select one (a or b, 3 hours each). The Highlights of Haugesund Duration: 2 hours Experience Haugesund by bus and learn about the town’s history and architecture. The Steinsfjellet mountain gives you a panoramic view across the town, the North Sea and the surrounding islands. Haraldshaugen is Norway’s national monument commemorating the unification of Norway in Viking times. The City Hall is regarded as the most attractive in Norway. A glimpse into the past – World War Two Duration: 3 hours Visit one of Norway’s largest World War Two
museums. The museum extends over 2000 sq.m., guiding visitors through the dramatic history of the German occupation from April 9 1939 to our liberation in 1945. The tour ends with a stop at a nearby mountain offering a panoramic view of the region. Skudeneshavn - a bright, white haven by the sea Duration: 3 hours The charming old town of Skudeneshavn consists of 130 white wooden houses built in the 1800s. On your way to Skudeneshavn you will see the white sandy beaches and a monument commemorating local fishermen lost at sea. Sea fishing Duration: 3 hours Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy trying their luck off the coast of Haugesund. The guide will give you a safety
Haugesund. Photo: Tove Bråthen
Langfoss. Photo: Espen Mills
briefing, a thorough introduction to the fish species in the sea, and hints about where to drop the line. Fishing lines and life vests will be provided.
The Langfoss Waterfall Fjord Cruise passes tiny farms and rugged mountains on its way to the falls (B). (A and B + 1.5 hours)
Visnes Mining Museum Duration: 3 hours By 1895 Visnes was one of Europe’s most prolific copper mining areas, and the Statue of Liberty in New York is clad in copper produced from this area. The museum tells the story of the mining community and shows the work methods they used. It is located in the picturesque surroundings of the Fransehagen gardens, crossed by bridleways and footpaths.
Tractor safari along the Eikemo/ Åkrafjorden Mountain Pasture Trail (C) (A and C + 2.5 hours) An exciting boat trip and tractor safari bring you to a place where you would never think it possible to live. Experience mountain farm life with the locals and their goats, and on your return visit Langfoss – one of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls.
Røvær Island – population 110 and only one car. Duration: 4 hours Take the boat to Røvær island, meet the locals, and hear about everyday life and the history of the island. Åkrafjord and the Langfoss waterfall (A) In March 2011 CNN voted Langfoss in Åkrafjorden as one of the ten most beautiful waterfalls in the world. It is the fifth highest waterfall in Norway. The fjord is 32 km long and 650 m at its deepest point.
City Island Cruise, Haugesund. Small and charming boats that used to transport people and goods across the sound before the bridge was built. Visit the Zoo. There is a 41-acre zoological park just 15 minutes from town where you can enjoy 250 different animals, birds and reptiles. Panoramic hiking. There are excellent hiking areas very close to Haugesund town centre. Christmas Market. Enjoy Christmas. Or enjoy a City Walk, a Garden Tour, a Farm Visit,
PORT OF HAUGESUND Distance to nearest pilot station nautical miles/Hours: 5 nm /0.75 Visiting address: Killingøy, Haugesund Mailing address: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact person : Vigleik Dueland, Director Cruise Development / Leiv Sverre Leknes, Harbour Master Phone: +47 92 08 46 89 or +47 90 93 50 59 E-mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.karmsund-havn.no/
Local currency: NOK ATM: 800 m (Haugesund Sparebank) Currency exchange: 800 m (Haugesund Sparebank) Tax refund: At Tourist Information Office Public telephones in pier area: No Internet access in pier area: Yes Mailboxes in pier area: Yes Distances - airport: 14 km, Haugesund Airport Karmoy Distance to city centre: 800 m Nearest Hospital: Helse Fonna, Phone number: 05253, 1 km
TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: At the port / Main office; Strandgata 171 Distance from port: At the port / Main office; 1 km Mailing address: Tourist Information Office, Haugesund, Strandgaten 171, NO-5525 Haugesund, Norway Phone/Fax: +47 52 01 08 30 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.visithaugesund.no
PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Yes Supplies: Boat, truck Waste handling: Yes Waste water method: Yes Tugboats: Yes Anchorage: Yes Pontoons: NO Pilot: Channel 13 Emergency: Channel: 16 / Vessel traffic service Kvitsøy channel 18 / 19 Medical emergency: Phone 113 Charts: 17 / 469 Tidal movement: 0.5 m +/ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes Ship tenders allowed: Yes
GENERAL INFORMATION Guide service: Yes, Guidecompaniet Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: YES Parking place for buses: 50 m Taxi: Yes Rental cars: Yes, on pier (Hertz) Public transportation: 900 m Shopping: 800 m
Haugesund. Photo: Tove Bråthen
an Eagle Safari in Yrkefjord and many more! A selection of our festivals: • The Viking Festival – market stalls, jousting, saga readings, and much more. Every year in June. • The Skude Festival/ picturesque Skudeneshavn shows you the coastal lifestyle with veteran cars, wooden boats and tall ships. Every year in June. • The Ironman Triathlon – a sports event with great atmosphere (July). • The Sildajazz International Jazz Festival – pulsating rhythms and a thrilling atmosphere. Every year in August. • Harbour Days – maritime history and coastal culture, traditional handicrafts and exhibitions. Every year in August. • The Herring Table – the world’s longest table offering herring in all shapes, sizes and flavours, set out along the High Street. Every year in August. • The Norwegian International Film Festival, every year in August. • The Christmas Market, every year in November/ December.
Max number of passenger per day in port : 4500 Max number of ships per day in port: Garpaskjær: 1 (2) main cruise pier + smaller ships at inner harbor Ships stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: 350 m (bigger ships on request) Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 10 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No airdraft ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Sand / mud Minimum depth: 25 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 3 nm
Cruise pier Garpeskjær
Quay Length Draft Airdraft Beam Height quayside: Garpaskjaer West 422 m (297 m + 125 m) 9.5 m No limits 50 m 1.5 m Garpaskjaer East 268 m (128 m +140 m) 7.1 m No limits 35 m 1.5 m Inner harbour 250 m 6.0 m No limits 20 m 1.8 m
Cruise pier Inner harbour
200 m SCALE
HAUGESUND CITY CENTRE
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Hardangerfjord – Eidfjord Cruise Port Events: National Day (May 17th), Midsummer Night (June 23rd), Mini Triathlon (Aug), Norseman Xtreme Triathlon (Aug), Hardangervidda Marathon (Sep), Food Festival (Oct) Cruise Season: All year. Day temperature: May – Sep: 17 – 22 ºC Cruise and Port Information: www.visiteidfjord.no, www.cruisehardangerfjord.com
Eidfjord - Photo: FlatEarth Adventures
The fjord and mountain adventure Eidfjord offers a unique natural environment. With large contrasts and short distances you can experience the most and the best that Norway has to offer. Large open spaces and high mountains. Deep valleys and blue-green fjords. Glaciers, mountain lakes, rivers and waterfalls. Our visitors can experience peace and silence in the natural environment in addition to visiting many of our activities and attractions. Eidfjord is the gateway to the Hardangervidda, the largest high mountain plateau in Europe and Norway’s largest national park. Eidfjord opened a new cruise port in 2005 and is able to handle ships up to 350 meters in length. Fjord, mountain & waterfalls – all within a 30 minute drive from Eidfjord.
Attractions/Excursions Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord Duration: 1.5 hours (incl. 1 hour stay) Distance: 7 km from port Capacity: 168 per half hour Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord is a modern and wildly exciting nature and cultural historic exhibit centre for Norwegian nature, climate and environment. Live exhibitions on 3 floors, aquariums and interactive stations. View the great panoramic movie, produced by Ivo Caprino, on 5 large screens. You will experience an exciting trip by helicopter above high mountains, deep valleys, breathtaking waterfalls, wild reindeer and untouched glaciers - an experience for the whole family. Cafe/restaurant, gift shop and tourist information. Vøringsfossen Duration: 1.5 hours (incl. 45-minute stay) Distance: 20 km from port Capacity: unlimited
The most famous waterfall in Norway is an impressive 182m high, with a free fall of 145m. You’ll find the most exciting and marvelous viewpoint at Fossli Hotel, which also houses a restaurant and a souvenir shop. Sysendammen Duration: 1.5 hours (incl. 30-minute stay) Distance: 30 km from port Capacity: unlimited Sysendammen is one of Norway`s largest stone-filled dams. The total length of the dam is 1 160 m, and it consists of 3.6 million m³ of stone and moraine. View of the glacier Hardangerjøkulen from the parking lot. Sima Power Plant Duration: 1.5 hours (incl. 1 hour stay) Distance: 7 km from port Capacity: 50 (100 if coordinated) The power plant is one of the biggest hydroelectric power plants in Europe, 700 m inside the mountain. The station hall is 200 m long, 20 m wide and 40 m high. The guided tour includes a film about the
construction of the power station as well as a visit to the station hall. Kjeåsen Duration: 1.25-2 hours (incl. 15-60-minute stay) Distance: 15 km from port Capacity: 45 The famous mountain farm lies like an eagle`s nest on a mountain ledge 600 m above the Simafjord. “The most inaccessible mountain farm in Norway” has a spectacular view of the fjord. Please notice: traffic up to Kjeåsen every full hour, traffic down from Kjeåsen every half hour. One can drive up just to enjoy the view, or groups can book a visit to Bjørg Wiik’s farm, she will welcome you in her front yard and play a CD that tells the story of Kjeåsen. FlatEarth Adventures Duration: 2.5-3 hours Distance: 7 km from port (kayaking 300 m from port) Capacity: 8-30 per activity The largest outdoor activity centre in Hardanger! Paddling instruction for beginners, sea kayak trips,
Vøringsfossen. Photo: Pierre Chaton
Kjeåsen. Photo: Heidi Kvamsdal
rafting, climbing, white water jump. Fun rafting in July and August. All activities incl. instruction and guide. Mountain bike-/canoe rental. We’ll give you the best of Norwegian Nature! Eidfjord Active and Grindaløo Duration: 0.5-1 hour Distance: 300 m from port (start at the tourist information) Capacity: 5-10 Have a taste of real Hardangerfood in the atmospheric Grindaløo. Sale of homemade flatbread, baked goods, jam and canned fruit. Enjoy “bake & taste” in the baking basement where you can bake your own traditional cake and eat it too, served with homemade accessories and coffee/tea. Troll Train Duration: 1 hour Distance: 30 m from port (start at the tourist information) Capacity: 90 (two trains) The train takes you for a 1 hour sightseeing tour in the centre of Eidfjord. Nice view of the fjord and the
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF Eidfjord Visiting address: Ostangvegen 1, NO-5783 Eidfjord Mailing address: P.O.B. 74, NO-5786 Eidfjord Contact person: Terje Monsen Phone/Fax: +47 53 67 34 00 / +47 53 67 34 01 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or PFSO email@example.com Internet: www.visiteidfjord.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Ostangvegen 1, NO-5783 Eidfjord Distance from port: 30 m Mailing address: P.O.B. 74, NO-5786 Eidfjord Phone/Fax: +47 53 67 34 00 / +47 53 67 34 01 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.visiteidfjord.no GENERAL INFORMATION Guide Service: Van der Tuuk Travel & Guide service email@example.com Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: 30 m from port, at the tourist information office Shuttle bus: Yes, to be ordered in advance Parking place for buses: Yes, 0 m from pier Taxi: Yes, but limited. Rental cars: No Public transportation: Yes
Sima power plant. Photo: Agurtxane Concellon
mountains, ride through the Viking burial ground and a photo stop by the old, medieval stone church (the church is closed). Art Gallery N. Bergslien Duration: 0.5-1 hour Distance: 30m from port Capacity: 80 Free entrance The Quality Hotel & Resort Vøringfoss hosts a large, permanent exhibition of the well-known local artist Nils Bergslien (1853 - 1928). The gallery also stages various visiting exhibitions. Mosstovo cafeteria Duration: 1 hour Distance: 250 m from the port Capacity: 50 The brand new “Mosstovo” cafeteria, located next to the Vik Pensjonat (B&B) in the centre of Eidfjord, is built in local, old and authentic building style. There is sale of local food from Hardanger for both cup and platter.
Shopping: 50 - 200 m Local currency: NOK ATM: Yes, 200 m from pier Currency exchange: Yes, at the tourisinformation office Tax refund: Yes, at tourist office if booked in advance Public telephones in pier area: No Internet access in pier area: Yes, at tourist office Mailboxes in pier area: Yes, at tourist office Distances - airport: 150 km / Bergen Airport Flesland Distance to city centre: 50 - 200 m Nearest hospital: Voss Hospital / +47 56 53 35 00 / 55 km or Odda Hospital / +47 53 65 10 00 / 70 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: No Supplies: Yes, by agent Waste handling: Yes, to be ordered 24 h in advance Waste water method: None Tugboats: No Anchorage: Yes Pontoons: Yes Pilot: Channel 16 Medical emergency: Phone 113 Charts: Norwegian chart 118 Tidal movement: 1 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes Ship tenders allowed: Yes Beam: None
Lokal traditions, culture and buildings, historical hiking trails Duration: 0.5-2 hours Experience local traditions, culture and buildings at your own pace. Enjoy a walk on pleasant hiking trails, experience genuine Viking history and a beautiful view. In walking distance from the cruise port: • Outdoor sculptures (June - August) • Local handicrafts • Eidfjord New Church, built in 1981 • Eidfjord Old Church, a St James Church from 1309 (open for groups on request) • Trebua – traditional, local wood carvings and fiddle collection (located right next to Eidfjord Old Church) • Farmyards • Stroll along the river • Viking burial ground, the largest area of burial mounds from the Iron and Viking ages in Western Norway.
Max size ship in port: None Max number of passenger per day in port: 4000 Max number of ships per day in port: 1 at pier + 2 at anchor Ship’s stay min /max: No limitations Environmental limitations /restrictions: Normal care of environment Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: 350 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 10.75 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: 55 m Crew facilities: Crew service centre with computers and wireless internet zone over the whole port area (on board incl.), free of charge! Beach volleyball court 30 m from pier Discounts at different attractions and activities in Eidfjord, contact the tourist information office ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Sand Minimum depth: 40 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 300 - 400 m
Quay: Cruise pier
Length: 120 m Max length ship 350 m length
Draft: 10.75 m
Airdraft: 55 m
Height Quayside: 2m 1
2 km SCALE
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Hardangerfjord – Ulvik Cruise Port Events: National Day (May 17), Midsummer Night: Children´s Mock Wedding (June 23) Cruise Season: April-October. Average temperature: (Celsius) May: 10°, June: 14.5°, August: 15°, September: 11° on a 24 hour basis. Useful links: Tourist Information: www.visitulvik.com. Cruise Information: www.cruisehardangerfjord.com. Port Information: (+47) 56 52 61 05
Ulvik Tender Port. Photo: Reinhold Kaeger
The pearl of Hardanger In Ulvik tourism has been a permanent fixture of daily life for more than 150 years. The warm summers, the tranquillity and lush nature have attracted holidaymakers for generations. Ulvik offers an active holiday with a number of outdoor activities. Folklore performances, farm visits and excursions by coach and fjord cruisers are also included in our shorex menu. Ulvik and Hardanger, being the orchard of Norway, are famous for the fruit blossom in May. From July and until late October we harvest sweet cherries, plums, pears and apples. Why not take a stroll through the compact village centre where you will find public services, shops, hotels and cafes as well as different exhibitions of arts and crafts. Attractions/excursions “A taste of Hardangerfjord” A half-day excursion from the Port of Ulvik or the Port of Eidfjord. 4 hrs. The guided tour by coach or combined with a fjord cruise to the Hardanger Juice & Cider Factory offers a taste of cider, apple juice and local traditional food, including a guided introduction and history of how the cider and juice is made in Hardanger. Distance from port: 3 km. Capacity: 90. Fjord Cruise with MS Lady Anne Capacity: 100 passengers Ulvik Church is the third in the line of churches in Ulvik. Consecrated in 1859, the interior was decorated in traditional decorative floral style in 1923 by local artist Lars Osa. Church concerts and organ recitals are offered. The Olav H. Hauge Centre – literary museum In Ulvik the Nynorsk Kultursentrum is now
establishing a research and visitor centre presenting the life amd poetry of one of the most important Norwegian poets, Olav H. Hauge (1908-1994). His works have been translated into more than 25 languages. The centre offers exhibitions MondayFriday 9am-3pm related to Olav H. Hauge and other poets and literature. Guided tours or a visit outside opening hours can be arranged. Skeiesmylna was originally built in Bergen and was moved to Ulvik in the 1890s. Grain from the entire Hardanger area was processed here. Today you’ll find different exhibitions and activities in the mill. Hjeltnes Horticultural College is the oldest farming school in Norway, founded in 1901. The lovely gardens have a wide range of flowers, rare trees and bushes. It also has a herb garden and many old apple species. Osa and its two narrow mountain valleys, rivers and waterfalls are known for their unique flora and offer a unique experience to walkers, hikers and photographers.
The Osa Mountains, a 20 km drive (toll road) from Ulvik at an altitude of 1000-1250 m has a moonlike landscape of cliffs, rocks and snow. The Hjadlane Gallery of Modern Art presents various exhibitions throughout the year by local artists and often based on a theme of nature or impressions from a journey or an event. Distance from port: 12 km. Hikes and walks Duration 1.5-3+ hours Ulvik offers a wide range of guided hikes, walks and strolls, ranging from easy guided strolls in and around the village centre to longer and more strenuous hikes and walks in the surrounding hills. Walking distance: 1.5-7 km. Concerts & Folklore programmes Duration: 0.5-1 hour Concerts and Folklore programmes featuring local musicians, singers and dancers can be arranged in various locations. Distance from port: 0.5-3 km.
Fruit Blossom. Photo: Photo: Brakanes Hotel
Apple Brandy Tasting. Photo: Photo: Hardanger Saft og Siderfabrikk
Farm visits Duration: 1.5 hours Farm visits, including coffee/tea and cakes, can be booked at several farms in the area. The new Hardanger Bridge is the largest suspension bridge in Norway, 1.380 meters long and the towers are more than 200 meters high. Great engineering art and at both ends there are roundabouts in the tunnels with neon lighting. Coach parking and access for pedestrians to the bridge from both sides - ideal for a photo stop during shore excursions. Local Cider Farms At local cider farms you have the opportunity to taste apple juice and cider. Your host will tell you about the production and show you around the premises and the orchards. Distance from port: 2-3 km. Duration: 2 hours Capacity: 20-90. Cultural performances and VIP tours Please contact Ulvik Tourist Information for further information and details of tailor made programmes.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF ULVIK Visiting address: Brakanes Hotel, NO-5730 Mailing address: Brakanes Hotel, NO-5730 Contact person: Georg Angell-Hansen Phone/Fax: +47 56 52 61 05/+47 56 52 64 10 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.cruisehardangerfjord.com TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Tyssevikvegen 15, N0-5730 Ulvik Distance from port: 500 m Mailing address: NO-5730 Ulvik Phone/Fax: +47 56 52 62 80 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.visitulvik.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: No Shuttle bus: No Parking place for buses: 100 m Taxi: Yes Rental cars: No Public transportation: Yes, 200 m from port Shopping: 200 m Local currency: NOK ATM: Yes, 200 m from port
Hardanger.“Sea to Sky” Duration: 15 minutes – in the air. Experience the fjords, mountains and glaciers from the air, while the helicopter pilot explains the area to you (Norwegian and English). There is no other way to see so much of the mountain and fjords in such a short time! Osa and the Osa mountains. “Valleys and Rivers”. Duration: 3-4 hours. Leave Ulvik by coach passing through the green fields and orchards, including a stop at Hjeltnes Horticultural College. The journey continues along Osafjorden, a wild and narrow branch of the Hardangerfjord, to Osa. There is time to visit the Austdalen river and the Hjadlane Gallery before driving up the winding mountain road to the Osa Mountains. Return to Ulvik along the same route. Distance from port: 20 km (Osa mountains) Voss A Cultural Tour to Voss By coach from Ulvik, driving through orchards and forests, passing mountains and spectacular waterfalls. Visit Voss Folk Museum, a cluster farm
Currency exchange: Yes, 200 m from port Tax refund: No Public telephones in pier area: No Internet access in pier area: Yes, Brakanes Hotel Mailboxes in pier area: Yes Distances - airport: 157 km/Bergen Airport Flesland Distance to town centre: 200 m Nearest hospital: Voss Hospital, +47 56 53 35 00- 48 km Other useful information: Full service hotel by the tender pier - free Wi-Fi PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: No Supplies: No Waste handling: No Waste water method: No Tugboats: No Anchorage*: Yes Pontoons: No Pilot: Channel 16 Emergency: Local surgery- 47567040 - channel 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Norwegian Charts 117-118 Tidal movement: 0.5-1.0 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: No Ship tenders allowed: Yes Beam: No
Ulvik and Ulvikfjord. Photo: Reinhold Kaeger
situated at Mølster. Then the Voss stone church from 1100. Coffee stop can be included. Return to Ulvik by coach. Duration: 4-5 hours. Distance from port: 48 km (Voss). Geilo “Across the roof of Norway” Leave Ulvik by coach and drive to Voss where you board the Bergen Railway Line for a tour across the roof of Norway to Geilo, where lunch is served. Return by coach through the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, Norway’s largest national park, to Eidfjord. Duration: 8-10 hours. Distance from port: 132 km (Geilo-Ulvik). The Sognefjord and the Flåm Railway Various options from Ulvik – for example – bus from Ulvik to Voss-train to Myrdal and Flåm – fjord cruise from Flåm to Gudvangen – bus from Gudvangen to Ulvik – or the opposite way around alternatively – bus from Ulvik to Gudvangen – fjord cruise to Flåm – the Flåm railway to Myrdal – continue by train to Voss – bus to Ulvik.
Max size ship in port: Max air draft 55 m Max number of passenger per day in port: 4000 Max number of ships per day in port: 2 Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: No Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: No limitation Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: No limitation Maximum ship air draft if bridge: 55 m Crew facilities: Full service hotel by the tender pier - free Wi-Fi * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Sand bottom 50 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 100-300 m
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Length: 91 m / 300 f.
Draft: Airdraft: Tonnage: 4200 55 m
Height Quayside: -
Ulvikpollen 25 m
Hjeltnes 43 m
400 m SCALE
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Hardangerfjord - Rosendal and Jondal Cruise season: May – September Average temperature: www.met.no Useful links: Rosendal: www.visitsunnhordland.no, www.rosendalhamn.no Jondal: www.hardangerfjord.com, www.visitjondal.no
Photo: Folgefonni Breførarlag © Frode Tønnesen
Rosendal and Jondal
Villages underneath the Folgefonna glacier Rosendal is centrally situated in the Hardanger fjord, snugly placed between high mountains and beautiful valleys. The landscape around Rosendal attracts many visitors the whole year round. Most attractions in the village can be reached on foot, or you can experience splendid waterfalls and see part of the glacier on a bus trip to Sundal. Jondal is situated by the Hardanger fjord, surrounded by dramatic and beautiful mountains and waterfalls. Jondal is architecturally different, and at the same time cosy and warm with several attractions within walking distance from the village centre. You can also visit the Folgefonna glacier by bus, driving though magnificent landscape with spectacular views over the Hardanger Fjord.
Attractions/excursions ROSENDAL: SUNDAL AND BONDHUSBREA GLACIER Duration: 3 or 4 hrs Distance: 60 km Capacity: 300 pax This is a popular trip on which local coffee and cakes can be tasted at Olaløo farm restaurant including alt.1: a short walk to a panoramic viewpoint of the Bondhus icefall(1+1 km) or alt. 2: a walk to the Bondhus lake (3+3 km), and a photo-stop at the fantastic roadside waterfall Furebergfossen on the way. ROSENDAL BY FOOT Duration: 2.5 hrs Distance: 3 km Capacity: pax pr guide
A walking trip from the ship, including a guided tour of the manor, Barony Rosendal, from 1665, a walk through its gardens and a guided visit at the Kvinnherad Church from the 12th century. ROSENDAL BY HORSE AND CARRIAGE Duration: 1 hr Capacity: 4 – 20 pax Enjoy this nostalgic trip by horse and carriage on old roads in the village of Rosendal. This is also a good opportunity to see the fjord horse! FLIGHTSEEING FOLGEFONNA GLACIER Duration: 20 min Capacity: 4 Minimum 20 pax Take the opportunity to see the beautiful Hardanger fjord and Folgefonna Glacier from the air!
THE GREAT WATERFALL TOUR Duration: 8-9 hrs Distance: 154 km Capacity: 200 pax This is a day-trip to the Langfoss waterfall in the Åkra fjord, in the Odda valley and the Furebergfoss waterfall in the Mauranger fjord. The excursion also includes a splendid lunch with locally produced food from the Åkra fjord. Jondal: FOLGEFONNA NATIONAL PARK Duration: from 2-6 hrs (depending on activity), Capacity: Unlimited (subject to bus availability). From the dock, you can go by bus or car to the glacier, through 19 km of magnificent and breath-taking landscape. There is free parking at Fonna Glacier Ski Resort, where you can ski in the middle of summer, or
Rosendal and its mountains. Photo: Bjarne Øymyr
Blue ice trip at Folgefonna glacier, Jondal. Photo: Desire W
just enjoy watching snowboarders and skiers while finding a viewpoint down to the fjord from 1200 m above sea level. It is also possible to take a walk on the glacier with guides, on ice with spikes or on snow with snowshoes. JONDAL CENTRE Duration: Individual Capacity: Unlimited By the fjord in Jondal centre, just a few metres from the port, you can wander the streets to see the Swiss style houses, dating from the 1800s and 1900s. There are gravel paths from where you can see the grand flagstone or slate roofs, the unique “lace” decorations under the eaves, and the distinctive windows, characteristic of this style. In the village centre, you will also find beaches, grocery stores, and at the house called “Juklafjord” with tourist information, exhibition about the Folgefonna National Park, a Centre for glacier hikes, hire bikes, sea kayak and GPS-devices that are programmed with the local hiking possibilities.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION Port of Rosendal = R/ Jondal = J Visiting address: R: Rosendal hamn / J: Jondal hamn Mailing address: R: P.O.B. 141, N-5486 Rosendal / J: Jondal kommune v/Teknisk og næring, NO-5627 Jondal Contact person: R: Øyvind Lernes / J: Trygve Vik Phone/Fax: R: +47 915 11 468 / J: +47 900 69 759 E-mail: R: firstname.lastname@example.org / J: email@example.com Internet: R: www.rosendalhamn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: R: Skålafjæro 17 / J: Jondal sentrum Distance from port: R: 100 m / J: 200 m Mailing address: R: Rosendalsvegen 10, NO-5470 Rosendal / J: NO-5627 Jondal Phone/Fax: R: +47 53 48 42 80 / J: +47 53 66 85 31 / +47 951 17 792 E-mail: R: firstname.lastname@example.org / J: email@example.com Internet: R: www.visitsunnhordland.no / J: www.visitjondal.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: No Shuttle bus: No Parking place for buses: Yes Taxi: Yes Rental cars: No
VIKETUNET Duration: ca 40-90 mins Capacity: 100 pax A three minute walk from the dock you’ll find an old Bailiff’s farm with 7 houses, the oldest dating from about 1611 AD. Old and new handicrafts are exhibited, and coffee and cakes are for sale. Guided tours for groups. JONDAL CHURCH Jondal Church is the biggest in Hardanger, and is therefore often called ”the Hardanger Cathedral”. It was built in 1888, and can now seat approximately 500 people. The church has an altarpiece which was painted by Hardanger artist Nils Bergslien, and the frame was carved by Ingebrigt Vik, also a well known artist from the region. The old church bells from the 1200s have been preserved and can be seen on the guided tour.
Public transportation: Yes Shopping: R: 200 m / J: 100 m Local currency: NOK ATM: Yes. R: 300 m / J: 150 m Currency exchange: No Tax refund: No Public telephones in pier area: No Internet access in pier area: Yes Mailboxes in pier area: R: Yes, 200 m / J: Yes, 250 m Distances - airport: Bergen Airport R: 95 km / J: 90 km Distance to city centre: Bergen R: 96 km / J: 95 Nearest hospital: Odda: R: 48 km / J: 40 PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: No Supplies: No Waste handling: No Waste water method: No Tugboats: No Anchorage*: Yes Pontoons: Yes Pilot: Channel 16 Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: 113 Tidal movement: 1.5 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: No Ship tenders allowed: Yes Beam: No limitation
Furebergfossen. Photo: G. Røhne Andersen
HERAND Duration: ca 2hrs Capacity: Unlimited The village of Herand, 13 km from Jondal, has an especially well preserved cultural landscape, both in the village itself and in the mountain farms. The whole history of Norway can be found here, from the 9000 year old dwelling site from the Stone Age to modern fish farming. The cultural trail and the exhibitions at the Herand Cultural History Centre can be highly recommended.
Max size ship in port: R: 2 / J: No limitation Max number of passenger per day in port: R: 1500 / J: No limitation Max number of ships per day in port: R: 2 / J: No limitation Ship’s stay min /max: R: 2 hrs. / J: No limitation Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: No limitation Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: No limitation Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitation Crew facilities: Free Internet at tourist information * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: R: Sand/Rock / J: Sand Minimum depth: R: 50-70 m / J: 40 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: R: 200-600 m / J: 600 m
Rosendal quay ROSENDAL city center
Quay: Jondal/Rosendal Tenderhamn
Height Quayside: -
400 m SCALE
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BERGEN cruise port Events: Bergen International Festival (May-June), Night Jazz - Jazz Festival (May-June) Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra (all year) Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen (June-September) lunch concerts every day. Cruise Season: All year Average temperature: www.met.no Useful links: www.bergenhavn.no, www.visitBergen.com/cruise
Bryggen – the Wharf. Photo: Bergen Tourist Board / Robin Strand – visitBergen.com
The Gateway to the Fjords of Norway The city of Bergen was founded on an old Viking settlement in the year 1070, and has a proud history and many interesting cultural monuments. Today Bergen has more than 270 000 inhabitants. The city is famous for its exciting mixture of old and new architecture, its charm and atmosphere. Bergen is surrounded by one of the world’s most spectacular tourist attractions - the Norwegian Fjords, which are included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Bryggen (the Wharf) in Bergen is also listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and the city is a designated World Heritage City. Bergen is a popular cruise destination and the leading cruise port in Norway, with around 323 cruise ship calls bringing more than 443 000 passengers per year. Attractions/ Excursions Bryggen - The World Heritage Site Walking distance from the port: 300 m The very first buildings in Bergen were alongside the harbour called Bryggen, dating back to the 11th century. This Hanseatic Wharf, a maze of wooden buildings, attracts visitors from all over the world and acts as a landmark in the city centre. Mount Fløyen - A Highlight in your Tour Programme Walking distance from the port: 500 m A ride on the Fløibanen Funicular is a thrilling experience in itself. The 7-minute ride takes visitors 320 m above sea level, to the top of Mount Fløyen. Here you can experience a breathtaking panoramic view of Bergen from the spacious plateau on the edge of the mountain top. Beautiful scenery and fresh nature - perfect for short
and long walks on marked paths, and well suited for outdoor activities, such as hiking, jogging and mountain biking. At Fløyen there is also a restaurant, cafeteria, souvenir shop and play area. In the summer you can listen to Norwegian folk music. Special concerts for groups may also be arranged. In this setting we invite you to hear some of Norway’s very best folk musicians perform. www.floibanen.no / www.floyenfolk.no Bergen Aquarium Experience seals, sea lions and penguins, at close hand, and watch them being trained and fed. Inside, the tanks show life in the ocean and fjords, rivers and lakes. The tropical section has snakes and crocodiles. Watch the sharks at close range in the shark tunnel. www.akvariet.no. Ulriken 643 – Ulriken Cable Car Enjoy food and the view of the city, the sea and the island archipelago, from an altitude of 643 m.
A double-decker bus takes you from the city centre to Ulriken Cable Car. www.ulriken643.no. Edvard Grieg Museum - Troldhaugen Distance from the port: 8 km south of Bergen Built in 1885, Troldhaugen was the home of Norway’s most famous composer Edvard Grieg (1843-1907). He lived here for 22 years and composed many of his best-known works in the little garden hut. The garden now includes a modern concert hall – Troldsalen – which accommodates 200 and is a venue for concerts and chamber music. From June to September, enjoy daily half-hour lunchtime concerts in Troldsalen. You can buy a ticket including free bus transfer from the Tourist Information, the concert, entrance to the exhibition and a guided tour through Edvard Grieg’s villa.
The Funicular: Photo: Pål Hoff
Bergen. Photo: Bergen Tourist Board / Jan M. Lillebø
Fish Market The picturesque and lively Fish Market in Bergen is one of Norway’s most visited outdoor markets and has a charming location in the heart of the city between the fjords and Bergen’s 7 mountains. VilVite – Bergen Science Centre This is a discovery centre for the promotion of science and technology among children and young people of all ages. Here you can experience 75 interactive installations, machines and experiments. Bergen’s Art Street Bergen has an impressive collection of unique Norwegian and international art treasures ranging from the classical to the contemporary. The collections are housed in a row of galleries lining the picturesque Lille Lungegårdsvann lake in the heart of city. Experience the masterpieces by Edvard Munch, Nikolai Astrup, Pablo Picasso and J.C. Dahl and visit the unique exhibition “The Silver Treasure”.
Bergen Aquarium. Photo: Fjord Norway / Sverre Hjørnevik
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene One of the oldest and best preserved wooden buildings in Bergen, and the only one with original interiors from the Hanseatic period. The “Schøtstuene” show the assembly rooms and kitchen used by the Hanseatic merchants. Bryggens Museum A museum based on the findings of the archeological excavations of Bryggen (1955-1972). The foundations of the oldest buildings in Bergen (12th c.) as well as finds of European ceramics, runic inscriptions etc, illustrating commerce, shipping, cultural activities and daily life in the Middle Ages. Old Bergen Museum An open air museum comprising some 40 characteristic wooden houses placed on squares, streets and alleys. The interiors show town life as it was in the 18th and 19th centuries, for instance a bakery, dentist’s, photographer’s, jeweller’s, shopkeeper’s etc.
Lysøen Island and Ole Bull’s Villa The villa on Lysøen was built in 1873 as a summer residence for the Norwegian composer and violin virtuoso Ole Bull. Magic Ice Magic Ice is a wondrous winter wonderland constructed from several tons of ice. The ice gallery is the hottest place to cool down. Sport and leisure activities The fact that Bergen is located in one of the world’s most scenic areas means that there is a wide range of activities for adults and children alike, for instance fishing, golfing, hiking, biking, diving, rafting, ocean kayaking and climbing. And if you prefer an indoor life, there is plenty to do indoors as well. What’s on in Bergen – the City of Culture Search for events during your stay at: visitBergen.com/events The choice is yours!
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF bergen Visiting address: Nøstegaten 30 Mailing address: P.O.B. 6040, NO-5892 Bergen, Norway Phone/Fax: +47 55 56 89 50 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.bergenhavn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Strandkaien 3, NO-5013 Bergen, Norway Distance from port: Approx 500 m Mailing address: Strandkaien 3, NO-5013 Bergen, Norway Phone/Fax: +47 55 55 20 00 E-mail: info@visitBergen.com Internet: www.visitBergen.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: Yes, at Skolten pier Shuttle bus: Yes, at Jekteviken/Dokken piers - free of charge Parking place for buses: Yes Taxi: Avaiable on request Rental cars: Avaiable on request Public transportation: Yes Shopping: Several shopping centres within walking distance, approx 500 m Local currency: NOK ATM: Yes, approx 200-500 m
Currency exchange: Yes, approx 200-500 m Tax refund: Yes, onboard Public telephones in pier area: Yes Internet access in pier area: Yes Mailboxes in pier area: Yes Distances - airport: 16 km, Bergen Airport Flesland, Distance to city centre: 300-500 m Nearest hospital: Haukeland Hospital, +47 05300, approx 2.5 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Yes, by car/boat Supplies: Yes Waste handling: Yes Waste water method: By car, ordered by the shipping agent Tugboats: Yes Anchorage*: Yes, max 15 000 GT Pontoons: No Pilot: Channel 13 Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: BA 460 Tidal movement: 1.2 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes Ship tenders allowed: Yes, max 15 000 GT Beam: No limit Max size ship in port: No limit Max number of passenger per day in port: No limit
Max number of ships per day in port: 4-6, depending of the ship sizes Ship’s stay min /max: No limit Environmental limitations /restrictions: Reception for grey water and sewage Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes, as far as possible Maximum ship length: 350 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 11 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: 63.5 m Crew facilities: Yes
Quay: Skoltegrunnskaien Bontelabo Festningskaien Jekteviken Dokkeskjærskaien
Length: 664 m 331 m 300 m 500 m 450 m
Draft: 9.2-7 m 9.2-7.2 m 6-5 m 12.2-8.7 m 10-5.7 m
Airdraft: Max 63.5 m -
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vik cruise port Events: National Day May 17, “Cheese Festival” end of May (www. gamalostfestivalen.no), End of July “Fres Rock Festival” (www.fresn.no). Mid August Raspberry Festival (http://www.norskbringebaerfestival.no/) Average temperatures (Celsius): December & January 2°, February 1°, March 2°, April 7°, May 10°, June 14°, July 16,°August 15°, September 12°, October 8°, November 5°. Useful links: www.sognefjord.no
Vik seen from Storesvingen viewpoint. Photo: Terje Målsnes
At the heart of the Sognefjord Vik is an excellent starting point for excursions across the beautiful high mountain area from Vikafjellet to Voss and Flåm. Vik offers a variety of attractions, shops and cafes within walking distance from the port. The Tourist Office is directly by the pier. Try the locally produced Gamalost cheese, its roots going back to the Viking Age. Vikøyri Cultural Walk tells you the story of the old Shore Dweller site. The Silver Ring Walk takes you to some of the most important attractions, such as Hopperstad Stave Church and the medieval Hove Church. Local excursions by bus or boat take you westwards into breathtaking scenery in Arnafjord or Finnafjord, or eastwards to the World Heritage landscape of Nærøyfjorden. Vik Ski Centre is only a 15-minute drive away from the pier.
Attractions/Excursions Over the mountains to Voss and Flåm Distance: 120 km. Duration: 6-8 hours by bus. Capacity: 20-500 Visit Hopperstad Stave Church and the breathtaking viewpoint at Storesvingen. Travel across the beautiful Vikafjell mountains and via the amazing Tvindefossen Waterfall to Voss. Continue to Flåm by bus, including the famous Stalheimskleiva Road, or by train and the Flåm railway. Can also be combined with express boat on return from Flåm to Vik. Roundtrip Medieval Vik Distance: 35 km. Duration: 3 hours by bus. Capacity: 20-200 Visit the Fridtjov Park and the imposing statue of the Viking Fridtjov the Bold and get to know the legend about him. Guided tours at Hopperstad Stave Church
and/or Hove Stone Church, both built in the 12th century. Fantastic view of Vik and the Sognefjord from Storesvingen viewpoint. Fjord Cruise to Finnafjorden Distance 50 km. Duration: 2-3 hours. Capacity: 10-60 Fjord cruise to Finnabotn and Finden, two farms with a spectacular location in a narrow side arm of the main fjord. No roads reach into this wonderful inlet where families make their living by farming and tourism. Try one of their delicious home made local food specialities! The Silver Ring - Cultural walk Distance: 4-5 km. Duration: 2-3 hours on foot. On your own or as a guided tour (Capacity: 10-30) The walk takes you through a lovely landscape with small rivers and green meadows to some of the most
important cultural attractions in Vik, such as Hopperstad Stave Church from 1130, Hove Church from 1170 and the Moahaugane burial mounds from 300-500 AD. Notification in advance is necessary for local excursions. Hopperstad Stave Church Duration: 0.5-1 hour. Capacity: 70-80 per guided tour, max 240 per hour. Hopperstad Stave Church, built in 1130, is among the oldest of the 28 remaining stave churches in Norway. All vital parts are original. Hopperstad is the only stave church where the original narrow chancel opening is preserved, as well as a baldachin from approx. 1300 with beautiful paintings. The church stands today more or less as it did in the Middle Ages, with its unique woodcarving, tarred roof and dark interior.
Skiing at Vik Skisenter in spring. Photo: D. Hauderowicz
The Fridtjov Park/statue of Fridtjov the Bold. Photo: Reisemål Vik i Sogn
Hove Church Duration: 0.5-1 hour. Capacity: 70-80 per guided tour, max 240 per hour Hove Church was built around 1170 as a private chapel. This small, yet monumental stone building has a wonderful setting, surrounded by green meadows and farmland. The woodcarving, the wrought iron and the wall paintings are of high quality, as well as the beautiful glass mosaics in the chancel windows. During the summer season there are organ concerts in the church. Fridtjov Park Duration: 15-20 min. In this lovely little park with its magnificent view over the Sognefjord stands the 26 m high statue of the Viking Fridtjov the Bold. Fridtjov fell in love with Ingebjørg, the daughter of King Bele from the other side of the fjord. But when they decided to marry, their kingdom was put at threat. The German Emperor Wilhelm II loved this Norwegian saga. In 1913, he gave the statue as a gift to the Norwegian people, in gratitude for the hospitality he met on his yearly
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF vik Distance to nearest pilot station nautical miles/Hours: Feidje 120 nautical miles Visiting address: Vik Local Authority, NO-6893 Vik i Sogn Mailing address: Vik Local Authority, Municipal Technical Dept., P.O.B. 134, NO-6891 Vik i Sogn Contact person: Arve Hønsi Phone/Fax: +47 57 69 82 00/Mob: +47 97 98 55 50 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.vik.kommune.no VIK TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Vikøyri Distance from port: 0 m Mailing address: P.O.B. 95, NO-6891 Vik i Sogn Phone/Fax: +47 57 69 56 86 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.sognefjord.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: YES Shuttle bus: On request Parking place for buses: YES Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation: YES
summer holidays by the fjords of Norway. The Statue of Fridtjov the Bold celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2013. Vikøyri – the historical shore dweller site Duration: approx. 1 hour. Capacity per guided tour: 40 (divided into 2 groups) Experience Vikøyri, the historical quarter of Vik directly by the fjord with characteristic tiny wooden houses. The first settlers were impecunious farm labourers or maidservants who leased small plots of land in the first half of the 17th century. Many of these socalled shore dwellers later became tradesmen or craftsmen. Today, approximately half the remaining, nicely refurbished houses still serve as permanent residences. Many of them still tell us stories about life in pre-modern Vik.
Hopperstad Stave Church (1130). Photo: Reisemål Vik i Sogn
Vikafjellet is the home of wild reindeer herds. Under normal conditions, snow beds in the mountains survive all summer. The road over the mountain pass reaches its highest point at approx. 1000 m above sea level. The Nærøyfjorden World Heritage Park stretches over parts of the mountain area between Vik and the Nærøyfjord, including the Fresvikbreen glacier and the Huldafossen waterfall. Guided hikes in the Heritage Park Tel. + 47 97 50 78 38 or email@example.com Winter activities Hopperstad Stave Church / Hove Church,Cheese tasting at TINE Cheese Bar, Vik Ski Centre (Skiing, Try Biathlon! (cross-country skiing and rifle shooting) For more detailed information on all excursions and attractions visit www.sognefjord.no
Vikafjellet, Stølsheimen & Nærøyfjorden World Heritage Park Stølsheimen Nature Preserve protects an idyllic landscape with lakes, rivers & waterfalls characterized by mountain summer farming.
Shopping: 300 m Local currency: NOK ATM: YES, 600 m Currency exchange: YES, 600 m Tax refund: NO Public telephones in pier area: NO Internet access in pier area: YES Mailboxes in pier area: YES Distances - airport: 70 km Sogndal, 170 km Bergen Distance to city centre: 300 m Nearest hospital: Voss Hospital, +47 56 53 35 00, 69 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: NO Supplies: NO Waste handling: NO Waste water method: NO Tugboats: NO Anchorage: NO Pontoons: NO Pilot: NO Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: Phone 113 Charts: Norwegian chart no. 252 Tidal movement: 1.5 m ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: NO Ship tenders allowed: YES
Beam: No limitation Max size ship in port: One at the time/no limitation Max number of passenger per day in port: 3000/No limitation Max number of ships per day in port: Dependent on ship’s duration of stay Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: None Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: No deep water quay Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: No deep water quay Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No bridge Crew facilities: Tourist Information facilities (public toilets) ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Sand, mud and in some places rock Minimum depth: Approx. 70 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 300 m
Quay 1: Tender quay Quay 2: Express boat quay
Quay: Tender quay Express boat quay
Length: 18.5 m 45 m
Draft: 6m 6m
Height Quayside: Quay 2
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flåm cruise port Events: Norwegian National Day (May 17), Midsummer Night (June), Viking Market (July). Cruise season: All year. Temperature: March-September from 8˚C to 22˚C. Cruise and port information: www.aurlandhavn.no www.www.visitflam.com Tourist Information: www.sognefjord.no
Stegastein. Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/ Fjord Norway
The Ultimate Cruise Destination The charming village of Flåm with its 350 inhabitants is situated at the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, a tributary of the 204 km long and up to 1308 m deep Sognefjord. Flåm and Aurland are two of four harbours that welcome cruise ships to Aurland Harbour Authority. Centrally located in the fjord region, Flåm offers some of the most popular attractions in Norway. Flåmsbana - the Flåm Railway - is widely recognized as one of the steepest and most beautiful railways in the world. Flåm is also home of the spectacular Nærøyfjord, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
ATTRACTIONS/EXCURSIONS Scenic Chair Lift ride in Myrkdalen Flåm-Myrkdalen-Stalheimskeiva-Flåm Season: April –July Duration: 4 hrs Stunning views as you take the chair lift from Myrkdalen Hotel to the viewing platform at 860 metres. Within 1.5 hours of leaving the ship in Flåm you could be standing here in the snow, overlooking the snowcovered mountains, and the beautiful Myrkdalsvatnet lake surrounded by lush green fields. Norway in a Nutshell Flåm – Myrdal – Voss – Tvinde – Stalheim – Flåm (vice versa) Duration: 6 hrs Highlights include the Flåm Railway, Kjosfossen waterfall, Bergen Railway, the beautiful town of Voss, Tvindefossen waterfall, Stalheim viewpoint and Stalheimskleiva road. The Stalheimskleiva road is one of the steepest stretches of road in Northern Europe, winding its way through 13 hairpin curves.
The Flåm Railway & Vatnahalsen Flåm – Vatnahalsen – Flåm Duration: 3.5 hrs Highlights include the Flåm Railway, Kjosfossen waterfall and home-made waffles at Vatnahalsen Mountain Lodge. The Flåm Railway is a masterpiece of engineering. With a height difference of 865 m, it is one of the world’s steepest adhesion-type railways on normal tracks. The journey provides a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most dramatic mountain scenery in Norway, including photo-stop at the mighty Kjosfossen waterfall.
Take the opportunity to experience a scenic and diverse landscape, and interact with the many goats at the mountain farm Kårdal.
The Flåm Railway & hiking Flåm – Vatnahalsen – Berekvam – Flåm Duration: 4 hrs Highlights include the Flåm Railway, Kjosfossen waterfall, mountain farms and hiking along the old navvies’ road in the Flåm valley. Guided walk through the upper part of the valley to Blomheller (9 km) or Berekvam (11 km), with a height difference of 460 m.
Cruise on the Nærøyfjord – UNESCO World Heritage Site Flåm – Gudvangen – Stalheim – Flåm (vice versa) Duration: 4 hrs Highlights include boat sightseeing on the Nærøyfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, bus tour to Stalheim viewpoint and Stalheimskleiva road. The Nærøyfjord is rated as one of the best preserved
The Flåm Railway & biking Flåm – Myrdal – Berekvam – Flåm Duration: 3 hrs Highlights include the Flåm Railway and Kjosfossen waterfall, and biking down the lower part of the Flåm valley. The bike adventure begins at Berekvam, and is a guided tour down to Flåm by the Aurlandsfjord. The distance is 10 km, and involves a descent of 340 m. This is a close to nature experience!
Myrkdalen. Photo: Frøydis Asp Ormåsen
The spectacular Flåm Railway. Photo: Morten Rakke
UNESCO World Heritage Sites by National Geographic Traveler. The narrow fjord allows for some of the wildest and most dramatic scenery in Norway. Not to be missed! Lærdal & Stegastein Viewpoint Flåm – Lærdal – Borgund – Stegastein - Flåm Duration: 4 hrs Highlights include driving through Lærdalstunnellen, the world’s longest tunnel, the Norwegian Wild Salmon Centre, Borgund Stave Church, the Aurland mountain road and Stegastein viewpoint. The viewpoint is a unique platform situated 650 metres above sea level, overlooking the Aurlandsfjord. Fjord Safari & Ægir Brewery Flåm – Nærøyfjord – Flåm (vice versa) Duration: 4 hrs Highlights include Fjord Safari RIB boats into the UNESCO World Heritage Area, local food, beer tasting and guided tour at Ægir Micro Brewery in Flåm. The unique design of Ægir brewery is based on a union of Old Norse and local tradition with modern architecture. Discover the art of brewing.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF FLÅM Distance to nearest pilot station nautical miles/hours: Approx. 90 nm / 5-6 hrs Visiting address: Port of Flåm Mailing address: P.O.B. 42, NO-5742 Flåm Contact person: Mr. John Erik Johnsen Phone: +47 57 63 33 12 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.aurlandhavn.no, www.visitflam.com
Kjosfossen waterfall. Photo: Morten Rakke
Østerbø & the Aurland valley Flåm – Østerbø – Flåm Duration: 3.5 hrs Highlights include bus sightseeing through the historical Aurland valley, traditional Norwegian cuisine at a mountain lodge at Østerbø, and a scenic viewpoint overlooking the Aurlandsfjord. Holo Farmyard Mountain farm overlooking the Flåm valley 470 metres above sea level. Offering locally produced food and beer in a beautiful setting.
GENERAL INFORMATION Guide service: All languages Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: Yes Shuttle bus: No Parking place for buses: Yes Taxi: Yes Rental cars: Yes Public transportation: Yes Shopping: 200 m Local currency: NOK
The Aurland Shoe The Aurland Shoe factory is the only remaining shoe factory in Norway producing the original Aurland Shoe or ‘Penny Loafer’. Experience artisans at work.
Undredal Visitor Centre & Undredal Stave Church Undredal Visitor Centre gives an introduction to the process of making goat cheese and offers a tasteful menu of locally produced food. Visit the smallest Stave Church in Scandinavia. Otternes Farmyard Consisting of 27 houses in a cluster from the 18th century with an impressive view of the Aurlandsfjord. Serving locally produced food.
ATM: Yes - 200 m Currency exchange: Yes - 200 m Tax refund: Yes – Cruise pier Public telephones in pier area: Yes Internet access in pier area: Yes Mailboxes in pier area: Yes Distances - airport: 70 km - Sogndal Haukasen / 165 km - Bergen Flesland Distance to city centre: 200 m Nearest hospital: Lærdal Hospital / +47 57 64 00 00 / 40 km Voss Hospital / +47 56 53 35 00 / 65 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Waste handling: Yes Anchorage: Yes Pontoons: 2 floating piers for tender boats Pilot: VHF Channel 12 Emergency: VHF Channel 16 Medical emergency: Phone 113 Tidal movement: 1.5 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes Ship tenders allowed: Yes Beam: 90 cm Max size ship in port: No limitation Max number of passenger per day in port: 5000 Varies through the season Max number of ships per day in port: Varies through the season Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation
TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Flåm Railway Station Distance from port: 200 m Mailing address: P.O.B. 86, NO-5742 Flåm Phone: +47 57 63 21 06 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.sognefjord.no www.visitflam.com
Rallarosa Dairy Farm Visit a summer farm in the Flåm valley. They produce their own goat cheese and you can interact with the goats.
Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: No limitation Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 12 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitation Crew facilities: Free of charge: Wi-Fi, soccer and beach volley field, beach and barbeque area, hiking maps, discounts in stores ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Sand Minimum depth: 50 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 500 m
Quay: Quay 1
Length: 110 m
Draft: 12 m
Height Quayside: 1.8 m Quay 1
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Skjolden Cruise Port Cruise Season: May - September. Average temperature: (Celsius) May 15°, June 20°, July 22°, August 20°, September 16° Useful links: www.sognefjordcruise.com, www.sognefjord.no and for the village: www.skjolden.com Cruise Information: www.sognefjordcruise.com. Port Information: www.sognefjordcruise.com
Skjolden Seawalk. Photo: Tage S Moen
At the end of Norway’s longest fjord The tranquil village of Skjolden is nestled between Norways highest mountain range, Jotunheimen National Park, and two spectacular glaciers, the Nigards Glacier and the Jostedal Glacier. Guests experience genuine Norwegian hospitality and nature beyond imagination. Skjolden is home of Urnes Stave Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The approach is via the picturesque Lusterfjord, which is emerald green because of the melt water from the glaciers. Along both shores of the fjord there are beautiful villages and lush cultural landscapes where fruits and berries are grown on small, idyllic farms. Attractions / excursions Jotunheimen National Park & Sognefjellet National Scenic Route Distance: 1 km - 80 km Norway’s first national scenic route, the Sognefjellet Mountain Road (Route 55) through Skjolden and the Jotunheimen National Park, is the highest and most impressive mountain pass in Northern Europe. Explore spectacular and wild mountain scenery on the roof of Norway, including alpine tops, glaciers, lakes and waterfalls, and view Norway’s highest mountains at close range!
of the Jostedalsbreen glacier is one of the most accessible glaciers where you also can join guided glacier walks for the whole family. You can also visit the National Park Centre -Breheimsenteret. UNESCO World Heritage – Urnes Stave Church Distance: 30 km Urnes Stave Church is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site and Norway’s oldest stave church. It is located in an idyllic setting by the Lusterfjord at the end of the Romantic Road between Skjolden and Urnes. There is a small visitor centre next to the church too. These three main attractions can of course be combined with other attractions in and around Skjolden, such as:
Jostedalsbreen National Park & Nigardsbreen Glacier Distance: 65 km
Breheimsenteret National Park Centre Distance: 60 km
The impressive Nigardsbreen Glacier in Jostedalsbreen National Park can be viewed at close range in Jostedalen. This very spectacular branch
Breheimsenteret is the visitors’ centre for the Jostedalsbreen Glacier National Park. Enjoy the spectacular view from the restaurant!
Feigumfossen Waterfall Distance: 15 km Feigumfossen is one of Norway`s highest waterfalls, and the free fall of 218 m can be seen from the fjord, the Romantic Road and the national tourist route. There are also many other beautiful waterfalls in this area. From authentic West to authentic East Distance: 83 km The Sognefjellet scenic route from Skjolden runs across the roof of Norway to the friendly village of Lom in the Gudbrandsdalen Valley, which is known for being a very authentic and well preserved eastern Norwegian village.
Skjolden Pier. Photo: Tage S Moen
The Heiberg Collections / Sogn Folk Museum Distance: 62 km This museum at Kaupanger is one of the oldest and biggest folk museums in Norway. Enjoy the open-air museum with exhibitions, old houses, animals and traditional farming etc. Safthuset - factory museum & village store Distance: 10 km Safthuset is the old, restored jam and juice factory at Sørheim where the famous jam and juice producing company, Lerum, started their production. You can visit the factory museum and the old village store museum. Munthehuset - artist’s villa Distance: 21 km Munthehuset is a romantic villa that numerous well-known Norwegian artists, like Tidemand & Gude, Fearnley, J.C. Dahl etc, used to visit in the old days, to be inspired by the unique scenery.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF SKJOLDEN Visiting address: Skjolden port, NO-6876 Skjolden Mailing address: Egge gård, NO-3514 Hønefoss E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.sognefjordcruise.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Fjordstova, NO-6876 Skjolden Distance from port: 900 m Phone/Fax: +47 97 60 04 43 E-mail: email@example.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: yes Shuttle bus: no Parking place for buses: yes Taxi: yes, on request Rental cars: no Public transportation: yes Shopping: 0-700 m Local currency: NOK ATM: no Currency exchange: no Tax refund: no Public telephones in pier area: no Internet access in pier area: yes
Mountain Road in Spring
Other amazing attractions • Kaupanger Stave Church (from 1150) • Dale Stone Church (from 1200) • Gaupne Old Church (part of old stave church) • Jostedal Power Station • Anestølen Goat Farm • Sogn Fjord Museum (boat collections etc) • Several art galleries • Monuments • Fantastic viewpoints etc Outdoor activities for everyone! No other cruise destination can offer such a huge variety of guided outdoor activities for the whole family! Professional local guides give you the opportunity to experience glacier walks at all levels, as well as Nordic walking, mountain hiking, kayaking among icebergs on glacier lakes, kayaking on the fjord, canyoning, rafting, horseback riding beneath the glacier, boat trips and much more. Available for you in Skjolden are also sit on top kayaks, bikes, beach volleyball, climbing wall, swimming pool, sauna and library.
Mailboxes in pier area: no Distances - airport: 75 km, Sogndal Airport Distance to city centre: 900 m Nearest hospital: Førde Hospital, +47 57839000/175 km
Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 13.5 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: no Crew facilities: Wireless internet zones in the terminal building. Restrooms
PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: no Supplies: yes Waste handling: yes Waste water method: no Tugboats: no Anchorage*: yes Pontoons: yes Pilot: 10 Emergency: 10 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Norwegian Tidal movement: 1.5 m ISPS approved: yes Designated quays for cruise ships: yes Ship tenders allowed: yes Beam: None Max size ship in port: No restrictions Max number of passenger per day in port: No limitation Max number of ships per day in port: 2 Ship’s stay min /max: 5 hours Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: yes Maximum ship length: 340 m
* IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Mud Minimum depth: 30 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 250 m
Quay: Skjolden Cruise Pier The Hydro Pier The Seawalk
Length: 130 m 51 m
Draft: 13 m 5m
Airdraft: 340 m 110 m
Beam: No No
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florø cruise port Events: The world’s longest Herring Table and Kinnaspelet - spectacular outdoor pageant in June – The World Music Festival in July Water Sport Festival In July Cruise Season: April – September Average temperature: April 8, May 9, June 13, July 17, August 15, September: 12 Visit our website: www.fjordkysten.no
Kinn Island. Photo: Gry Seim
The gateway to the island wonders Between Bergen and Ålesund you will find the westernmost town in Norway, Florø. This is the gateway to the islands on the Norwegian west coast. Exploring Florø is easy. You can walk from the pier; experience the statues and charming houses, visit the church, and stop at the small cafes and local shops. Wander the footpaths in the woods around the lakes and enjoy the views from the viewpoints. The archipelago outside Florø is perfect for sightseeing, fishing, kayaking, RIB and hiking. We recommend that our guests do as the locals: visit the islands, meet the islanders, absorb the atmosphere and taste the local food! Experience our stunning scenery, local variety and great hospitality. Welcome to Florø!
Attractions/Excursions Kinn island: Highly recommended! 200 m from quayside by boat Duration: 3.5 hrs Capacity: 11 – 120 Operated by: boat This tour requires good physical condition. 2 km walk on Kinn Island. Far out in the sea lies the beautiful and green Kinn Island. The Island is a wonderful place for great nature and cultural experiences. Kinn is well known for its medieval church and the characteristic mountain cleft Kinnaklova. We offer a guided experience in the legendary Kinn church, which was built in a Romanesque style, and is one of the oldest in Norway. We guarantee an impressive and impressive experience with narration and music. Concerts in the church for up to 120 people can be arranged on request.
The 360 Summit: Florø and surroundings Distance: 28 km Duration:2 - 2 ½ hrs Capacity: 22 – 180 Operated by: Coach A popular tour which provides local knowledge and history, a visit to the interesting Coastal Museum and a fantastic 360 degree view of Florø! The heart of Norway: Explore Sunnfjord or Nordfjord Distance: 310 km Duration: 8 hrs Capacity: 16 – 300 Operated by: Coach A wonderful tour through scenic landscapes from the coast to the fjords in Sunnfjord/Nordfjord. We stop at waterfalls, museums and Norway biggest souvenir shop. This tour cuts through the very heart of Norway - past, present and future.
Coastal life: Kalvåg – Highly recommended! 300 m from quayside by boat Duration: 2-4 hrs Capacity: 11- 170 Operated by: boat Kalvåg is a vibrant fishing village 30 min by boat from Florø. Visit the local galleries, and have a look at the art and crafts to be found in Kalvåg. A wonderful place to spend free time and excellent seafood! Coastal Contrasts: A great blend selection from Sunnfjord Distance: 132 km Duration: 4- 6 hrs Capacity: 22 -180 Operated: by Coach We go to the village of Naustdal, famous for its salmon river, and visit the Black Friday Museum, returning along the beautiful Førdefjord. We stop at one of Norways largest and most interesting rock carving sites, Ausevika. More than 300 figures have been found here.
Brandsøyåsen. Photo: Truls Kleiven
Hornelen. Photo: Rolf M Sørensen
The Scenic Route: Florø–Bremanger Distance: 220 km Duration: 8 hrs Capacity: 22 – 200 Operated by: Ferry and coach This tour includes highlights such as the village of Kalvåg and the wonderful beach Grotlesanden. A scenic roundtrip packed with historical highlights. Venice of the North: Bulandet and Værlandet 300 m from quayside by boat Duration: 6 -7 hrs Capacity: 11 -70 Operated by: boat and coach Værlandet and Bulandet are the westernmost inhabited island communities in Norway. They have a unique landscape with special crags combined with marshland and lakes. Bulandet has 365 islands and is referred to as “Venice of the north”. Lighthouse Safari 300 m from quayside by boat Duration: 3 hrs Capacity: 12 Operated by: RIB This tour requires good physical condition.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION Port of Florø Visiting address: Fugleskjærskaia Mailing address: P.O.B. 17, NO-6901 Florø Contact person: Erik Svendsen Phone/Fax: +47 57 75 67 44 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.florahamn.no
Superfast Seafood. Photo: Jon Ivar Langøy
Join us on a thrilling and exotic Lighthouse Safari, taking in 3 of the county’s most westerly lighthouses and going ashore at one of them. We stop at a seal colony and the nest of a sea eagle and hopefully experience these great examples of the fauna in our region. We pass the island of Kinn and learn about the myths and history of the island. Florø – Guided Town Walk From the pier Duration: 2.5 hrs Capacity: 30 per group Operated by: foot This tour requires good physical condition. Follow our guide on a historical walk through our town, Florø. Storeåsen Viewpoint, an absolute highlight, is included in the tour. Experience the view from Hornelen, Europe’s Highest Seacliff - New From the pier Duration: 30 min Capacity: 4-7 per group Operated by: Helicopter Enjoy the spectacular view from Europe’s highest Seacliff, Hornelen by helicopter.
Currency exchange: Yes, 350 m Public telephones in pier area: No Internet access in pier area: No Mailboxes in pier area: 200 m Distances - airport: Florø Airport, 3.2 km Distance to city centre: 350 m Nearest hospital: Førde, 59 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Yes Florø Bil og Havneservice AS - quay A and quay C. Supplies: Yes, K. Jansen AS, shipping agency operating on the main quay in Florø Waste handling: Yes. K. Jansen AS, shipping agency operating on the main quay in Florø Waste water method: Yes, K. Jansen AS, shipping agency operating on the main quay in Florø Tugboats: Yes, Stadt Sjøtransport AS Anchorage*: Yes, but not recommended for cruise ships Pontoons: No Pilot: CH. 13 and CH. 16 Emergency: CH. 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Chart nr 026 and 027. (Norwegian Nautical Chart Series) Tidal movement: 1.5 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes Ship tenders allowed: No
TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Strandgata 30, NO-6900 Florø Distance from port: 400 m Mailing address: Visit FjordKysten AS, Strandgata 42, NO-6900 Florø Phone/Fax: +47 57 74 30 00 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.fjordkysten.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: Yes Shuttle bus: No Parking place for buses: 5-10 m Taxi: Yes Rental cars: Yes Public transportation: Yes, 200 m Shopping: 400 m Local currency: NOK ATM: Yes, 450 m
Hikes to the top of the Seacliff can also be arranged on request for guests in great physical condition! Boat from the pier. Duration: 10 hrs. Superfast Seafood 500 m from quayside by RIB Duration: 3 hrs Capacity: 12-24 Operated by: RIB Enjoy our superfast seafood experience. Visit Kalvåg, a vibrant fishing village 15 min by RIB from Florø. A wonderful place to spend free time and excellent seafood! Visit the local galleries, and have a look at the art and crafts you can find in Kalvåg. Walk on the Haugabreen Glacier Distance: 220 km Duration: 8 hrs Capacity: 16 – 100 Operated by: Coach This tour requires good physical condition. A wonderful tour through scenic landscapes from the coast to the fjords in Sunnfjord. We drive to Stardalen where the trail to the glacier begins. Approximately 1 hour’s hike before your reach the glacier. Packed lunch.
Beam: No restrictions Max size ship in port: 37000 BT / 1500 PAX Max number of ships per day in port: 2 Environmental limitations /restrictions: No Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes, when applicable Maximum ship length: C: 200 m, D: 150 m, E: 200 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: Depth in sea: C: 11.3 m D: 10.7 m E: 6 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No bridge Crew facilities: Free Wi-Fi in the tourist office, rowing boats, tennis, hikes, please request.
Quay: Fugleskjærskaia West Fugleskjærskaia Mid. Fugleskjærskaia East
Length: 140 m 140 m 185 m
Draft: 11 m 11 m 6m
Height Quayside: 2.95 m Lat 2.95 m Lat 2.95 m Lat
FLORØ city centre
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olden cruise port Events: See www.nordfjord.no/en/events. Cruise Season: April - September Average temperature: May 15, June 19, July 20, August 20, September 15. Cruise Information: www.nordfjord.no/cruise Port Information: www.nordfjord.no/cruise Tourist information: www.nordfjord.no
Briksdal Glacier. © Normann
Olden - Nordfjord Gateway to the Glaciers
Olden is a pleasant little village located at the inner end of the Nordfjord. The head of the Fjord is characterized by varied and dramatic scenery. Peaceful valleys and tidy farms lie in contrast to gleaming glaciers, foaming waterfalls and towering mountains. Olden is the gateway to the Jostedal Glacier, the largest glacier on the European mainland. A tour to Briksdal, its most well-known glacier arm, is highly recommended. The village of Olden and the Stryn region are vigorous and active, with blooming trade and businesses. They have long been known for tourism and industry, but are now also famous for contemporary design. Olden is the main cruise destination in the Nordfjord, but cruise vessels are most welcome in all the Nordfjord ports: Måløy, Selje, Nordfjordeid, and Sandane; each hosting a range of interesting attractions and excursion possibilities.
Attractions/excursions Experience the Briksdal Glacier Duration: 4-5 hours Journey through the beautiful Olden Valley up to the frozen cascade of the spectacular Briksdal Glacier, the best known of the Jostedal Glacier’s many icy arms. From Briksdal Glacier Mountain Lodge to the glacier there is a choice between a hike or a ride in the popular Troll Cars. Loen Valley - Kjenndal Glacier Duration: 4-5 hours See the breathtaking Loen Valley by boat on the glassy, ice-green Loen Lake, and experience the wild Kjenndal Valley and Kjenndal Glacier.
Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre Duration: 3-5 hours Located on the banks of beautiful Lake Stryn. Experience the panorama glacier film, the interesting exhibitions of climate changes and wildlife, the outdoor park with rocks of Norway, natural herbs, the Sami tipi and the Viking settlements. Nordfjord Panorama Duration: 4.5 hours Panoramic views and culture on the northern banks of the Nordfjord. Geirangerfjord Duration: 8-9 hours This tour gives a unique picture and a cross-section of the best that Norwegian nature has to offer, in short breathtaking variety and multiplicity.
Culture & Cuisine of Nordfjord Duration: 6-7 hours A round-trip of the Nordfjord with a visit to the Nordfjord Folk Museum at Sandane. Local cuisine at Gloppen Hotel. Fjærland Duration: 7-8 hours A visit to the Norwegian Glacier Museum, combined with a scenic tour. RIB Rafting on the fjord Duration: 15-20 min. on the fjord. High speed adventure tour on the Nordfjord.
Breng, Lodalen. © Erik Hermansson
Nordfjord. © Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Fjord Norway
Idyllic Yrineset Duration: 3 hours Get a few hours of peace and tranquility at this idyllic spot on the banks of Lake Olden. Briksdal Glacier Safari Duration: 4.5-6 hours Guided adventure paddling on the Briksdal Glacier Lake. Farm Visit Duration: 3-4 hours A taste of Norwegian nature, agriculture and local cuisine. Boat trip Olden Lake Duration: 2 hours Enjoy a relaxing boat trip between the majestic mountains rising high over the deep green Olden Lake. Skiing at Stryn Summer Ski Centre Duration: 8 hours Try the great slopes and the fantastic summer snow at one of Norway’s best summer skiing centres.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF Olden - Nordfjord Visiting address: NO-6788 Olden, Stryn Mailing address: NO-6700 Måløy Contact person: Nordfjord Havn IKS Phone/Fax: +47 57 85 26 20 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.nordfjordhavn.com TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: NO-6788 Olden, Stryn Distance from port: At port and 700 m to town centre Mailing address: Perhusvegen 24, NO-6783 Stryn Phone/Fax: +47 57 87 40 40 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.nordfjord.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: Yes Shuttle bus: No Parking place for buses: Yes - 50 m Taxi: Yes Rental cars, bicycle and segway: Yes Public transportation: Yes Shopping: Yes - 700 m Local currency: NOK ATM: Yes - 700 m Currency exchange: Yes
Quay: Port of Olden
Length: 121 m
Flo and Lake Oppstryn. © CH/Innovation Norway
Helicopter Duration: 15-20 min. in air Explore Nordfjord, glaciers and mountains from above.
Wild water rafting Downstream the many long and exciting rapids of River Jølstra, one of the best rafting rivers in Norway.
Hikes in Olden Duration: 2.5- 6 hours Refreshing hikes in Olden to Mt. Huaren close to the pier, or to the gleaming glaciers of Olden Valley.
Home of William Singer The Singerheimen was the home of the American artist and multimillionaire W. Singer, and consists of several buildings of cultural and historical interest – art and artifacts.
Fjord Fishing Duration: 2.5 hours Relaxing fishing trip on the famous Nordfjord on board the small vessel “Isabella”. The “Isabella” is equipped with all fishing equipment needed. Tystigen/Videseter Along scenic Stryn Lake to Videseter and the Summer Ski Centre at Tystigen/Mt. Stryn. High mountains and stunning views. Crayfishing in the fjord Combine an exciting Rib boat ride with crayfishing and a delicious meal from the catch on the banks of beautiful Nordfjord.
Tax refund: Yes - when Olden is the last port in Norway Public telephones in pier area: Yes Internet access in pier area: Yes Mailboxes in pier area: Yes Distances - airport: 60 km - Sandane Distance to city centre: 700 m Nearest hospital: Eid / Førde PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: No Supplies: Smaller quantity by local agent Waste handling: Yes - shoreside containers Waste water method: Not available Tugboats: Not compulsory. Can be arranged within approx. 6 hrs notice Anchorage*: 2 anchor positions (Chart 253) Pilot: Kvanhovden Emergency: 110 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: 253 Tidal movement: Approx. 1.5 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes Ship tenders allowed: Yes Max size ship in port: No limitation Max number of passenger per day in port: 6000 (trying to avoid more than 5000 pax/day) Max number of ships per day in port: 2 big or 3 smaller ships Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation
Draft: 12 m
Hike to Sigdestad Farm A hike to the abandoned and remote mountain farm Sigdestad – situated on a mountain shelf high above Lake Oppstryn. Via Ferrata Loen An airy experience for those who are seeking a different challenge. The Nordfjord Coast Duration: 4-5 hours Exciting attractions like the West Cape, Kråkenes Lighthouse, and Selja Monastery.
Environmental limitations /restrictions: No outside painting while in Olden Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: 1 berth, 121 m long Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 12 m depth at chart datum. Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitation, but be aware of power cable at Isefjorden. * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Clay with good holding ground. Minimum depth: Captains discretion. Distance from anchorage to tender pier: Depends on ship size. From 0.2 nm - 1 nm.
Height Quayside: 2.5 m above MSL
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Geirangerfjord Cruise Port: Geiranger – Hellesylt – Stranda Cruise season: All year Average temperatures: (C) May 15°, June 19°, July 20°, Aug 20°, Sept 15° Useful links: www.geiranger.no www.visitalesund-geiranger.com www.verdsarvfjord.no Shore excursions/booking: www.geirangerfjord.no and www.geiranger-nordfjord.no Port information: www.stranda-hamnevesen.no
Flydalsjuvet, Geiranger. Photo: DGT/ Terje Rakke
GEIRANGERFJORD CRUISE PORT Geiranger – Hellesylt – Stranda Dramatic Norwegian Nature, Summer and Winter
Geirangerfjord, rated as the best cared for Unesco World Heritage Site by National Geographic. It is definitely the scenery that is the main attraction of the area. The narrow fjord arms and steep mountains diving into the deep blue water can best be experienced by taking part in an excursion in this most secluded part of the fjord landscape. An adventure never to be forgotten. Geiranger Port: a well-known tender port offering exciting and scenic excursions and activities. SeaWalk is available in Geiranger. Hellesylt Port: the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hellesylt pier is 143 m. long. Starting point for the famous overland excursions to Geiranger. Or to Stranda, one of Scandinavias most renowned freeride ski destinations.
Attractions/excursions geiranger port
NEWS 2015: 2 ports in one day ½ day in Hellesylt and ½ day in Geiranger. Increase your number of ½ day shore excursion options to your passengers. Experience two ports in one day with ½ day tours.
Road with 11 hairpin bends. Enjoy the spectacular panorama stretching from Geiranger town back over the fjord and to the Seven Sisters Waterfall. Continue the tour to Mount Dalsnibba. Mount Dalsnibba (1500 metres above sea level) and Norwegian Fjord Centre The tour to Mount Dalsnibba combined with a visit to the Norwegian Fjord Centre; interactive learning about the nature, culture and history of Geirangerfjord.
Mount Dalsnibba (1500 metres above sea level) and Flydal Gorge An easily accessed high mountain experience and a viewpoint for the surrounding mountains and the Geirangerfjord in the distance. A “must see” on your visit to Geiranger.
Mount Dalsnibba (1500 metres above sea level) – Grotli – Stryn Mountain Road The tour to Mount Dalsnibba combined with a round trip in the Stryn Mountains; beautiful and varied scenery with views of glaciers on the roof of Norway.
Mount Dalsnibba (1500 metres above sea level) and Eagel Bend Two fantastic views of Geiranger and the fjord. The Eagel
Hike to Westerås Farm and Storseter Waterfall Walking uphill, following the old farm path leading up to the waterfall. See, feel and experience the power of
nature by walking behind the waterfall. Enjoy the spectacualar view of Geiranger 250 metres below. Herdal Mountain Farm Visit Herdal summer farm with 450 goats and other animals, and enjoy samples of food production on the farm. Stop at the Eagle Bend. Guided local walk Walk through the village, past the boat houses and the local chocolate factory. Continue to the waterfall and walk up to the Norwegian Fjord Centre and the local church. Fjord Safari by RIB boat Experience the Geirangerfjord, the exciting way. This is an intense and exhilarating way to visit the Geirangerfjord.
SeaWalk Geiranger. Photo: Frank Stenersen
Summer, Stranda Ski Resort. Photo: EBW
Hellesylt quay. Photo: Rust Foto, Eivind Helset
Sky to fjord Enjoy the highlight Flydal Gorge and the scenic route from the mountains and down to the fjord. From Djupvasshytta Mountain Lodge (1030 m.a.s.l.) you cycle downhill back to Geiranger on your own mountain bike.
Overland excursion Geiranger - Hellesylt The famous overland excursion gives a unique picture and cross section of Norway, with magnificent fjords, snow capped mountains, plunging waterfalls, glaciers and stunning panoramic views - an unforgettable experience.
Sea Kayaking An excursion where you glide on water in stable tandem sea kayaks, close to the waterfalls. Suitable for all abilities. Fjord sightseeing with MS Geirangerfjord Cruising slowly along the Geirangerfjord. Guests can go ashore for a hike.
Highlights in Hellesylt Port
Nordic Walking Join us on an invigorating walk, using ski poles. A fun and healthy way to experience the surroundings. Norwegian Fjord Centre The World Heritage visitors’ Centre brings the story of the fjord and its people to life with a multimedia exhibition and a panoramic film. Valldal Rafting (full day) Via the Eagle Road to Valldal Wilderness Camp, where you go rafting on one of the best rafting rivers in Norway.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION geirangerfjord cruise port Visiting address: NO-6216 Geiranger Mailing address: Øyna 13, NO-6200 Stranda Contact person: Rita Berstad Maraak Phone: +47 46 41 11 13/ 31 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.stranda-hamnevesen.no
Stranda Mountain Panorama The mountain gondola by the fjord takes you from 430 m.a.s.l. up to the panoramic viewpoint at 1067 m.a.s.l., with a breathtaking view overlooking the village of Stranda, the Storfjord and the dramatic alpine fjord landscape, just by the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage Area of Geirangerfjord.
GENERAL INFORMATION Guide service: All major languages Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: Yes Shuttle bus: Yes Parking place for buses: Yes Taxi: Yes - 100 m Rental cars: Yes Public transportation: Yes Shopping: Close to the pier Local currency: NOK
Norang Valley and Ljøen Viewpoint Enjoy a scenic bus ride through the wild and rugged Norang Valley, combined with the spectacular view from Ljøen. Ljøen can also be experienced as a separate hike. Contact info: Geirangerfjord Cruise Port Shore excursions: Guide, bus, activities:
Overland Excursion Hellesylt/Øye - Geiranger The famous overland excursion gives a unique picture and cross section of Norway, with magnificent fjords, snow capped mountains plunging waterfalls, glacier and stunning panoramic views - an unforgettable experience. Overland Excursion Hellesylt - Geiranger via Briksdal Glacier A visit to the famous Jostedal Glacier’s many icy arms, Briksdal Glacier, beautifully situated among majestic mountains and cascading waterfalls - or via Loen Valley and Kjenndal Glacier.
ATM: Yes - 100 m Currency exchange: Yes, close to the pier Tax refund: Yes, Tourist Office Public telephones in pier area: Yes Internet access in pier area: Yes, free hotspot Mailboxes in pier area: Yes Distances - airport: 130 km - Ålesund Airport Distance to city centre: 50 - 100 m Nearest hospital: Ålesund Hospital, +47 70 10 50 00, 108 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: On request Supplies: On request Waste handling: On request Waste water method: No Tugboats: Yes, available with 12 hrs’ notice Geiranger: Anchorage: 3 - 4 anchor positions, depending on the size of ship Geiranger: Pontoons: 4 ex. 200T SeaWalk available in Geiranger: 236 m long, 4.5 m wide steel, ADA compliant contruction. Floating on 10 wave damping pontoons Hellesylt Pier 2 ex 200T,12 ex 100T, 1 ex mooring buoy 136T Pilot: Compulsory / Channel 13 Emergency: 110 - 112 - 113 / Channel 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Nr. 127
TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: NO-6216 Geiranger Distance from port: 50 - 100 m Mailing address: NO-6216 Geiranger Phone/Fax: +47 70 26 30 99 /+47 70 25 77 67 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.visitgeirangerfjord.com
Flo Mountain Hike A hike with Norwegian history, geology, flora and fauna combined with beautiful views, or combined with the Hellesylt village walk.
Geiranger Fjordservice AS, NO-6216 Geiranger, +47 70 26 30 07 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.geirangerfjord.no Geiranger & Nordfjord Cruise Handling AS Perhusvn 24, NO-6783 Stryn, +47 57 87 74 73 Email: email@example.com www.geiranger-nordfjord.no
Tidal movement: 1.5 - 2.0 m ISPS approved: Geiranger NOGNR-0001 and Hellesylt NOHSY-0001 Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes Ship tenders allowed: Yes Beam: None Max size ship in port: 130 000 BT/ 5000 pax Max number of passengers per day in port: Geiranger and Hellesylt: 7000 Max number of ships per day in port: Geiranger and Hellesylt: 2 - 5 Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: Tenderboats must stop engine at ship’s side and alongside jetty. Thoughtful use of side trusters. Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: Hellesylt Pier: No limit. Maximum ship draft anddepth in sea: Geiranger: Depth 25-40 m. Hellesylt: Depth 10.5 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitation Crew facilities: As passenger facilities IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Sand/Clay Minimum depth: 40 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 400 - 1000 m
Quay: Hellesylt pier Geiranger
Length: 143 m Anchor/ tender port Seawalk
Anchorage area deep 45 – 60 m
Draft: 9.38 m
GEIRANGER Anchor/ tender port
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ålesund cruise port Events: Viking Play (June 2015), Summer Party Festival (July), Tall Ships Races (15-18 July 2015), Norwegian Food Festival (August), Jugendfest Music Festival (August) Cruise Season: All Year Average temperature: www.yr.no Useful links: www.alesund.havn.no, www.visitalesund.com
View from Mount Aksla. Photo: Staale Wattø
The Adventure Capital of the Fjords Ålesund has a spectacular setting across several islands stretching out into the sea, and is situated at the very entrance to the World Heritage listed Geirangerfjord. Destroyed by a catastrophic fire in 1904, the town was rebuilt in the Art Nouveau style with a myriad of towers, turrets and medieval-romantic ornaments. The town can offer a wide variety of activities, attractions and excursions and is an excellent starting point for round trips to some of Norway’s most spectacular sights, like Geiranger, Trollstigen, Hjørundfjord and Runde Bird Sancturary. Cruise ships of all sizes can dock at the ‘Cruise Terminal’ in the very centre of the town. Attractions/ Excursions Mount Aksla & Fjellstua Enjoy the breathtaking view of Ålesund, the surrounding islands, the fjords and the Sunnmøre Alps from Mount Aksla/Fjellstua vantage point. Ålesund’s main attraction is a must-see! NEW! Seal Bay – The Atlantic Park (aquarium) Europe’s largest seal pool, the new Seal-Bay, is surrounded by an amazing landscape facing the ocean where the seals live in their natural outdoor environment. Ålesund Guided Walk Duration: 2 hours A stroll through Ålesund reveals a town full of colourful and charming architecture. Enjoy walking along the canal in the picturesque fishing harbour and experience the detailed ornaments at close hand. Ålesund Guided Walk & the Art Nouveau Centre Duration: 2 – 3 hours Same tour as above, but includes the Art Nouveau Centre Museum.
Discover the Yoogon Trolls of Ålesund Duration: 2 hours (children & families) Take an exciting discovery tour hunting the little fable creatures on the facades of the Art Nouveau buildings. We call them the Yoogon trolls. A small booklet with the Yoogon trolls pictures and names is included.
The saga islands Giske and Godøy Duration: 3 – 4 hours Explore the saga islands of Giske and visit the old marble Giske Church. Taste the delicious homemade cakes at the lighthouse in the picturesque fishing village of Alnes and enjoy the breathtaking view from Mount Aksla.
Ålesund Panoramic & Sunnmøre Open Air Museum Duration: 3 hours Experience the Art Nouveau town and the breathtaking panoramic view from Mount Aksla/ Fjellstua. Explore the open air museum with its old farmhouses, special collection of old boats and replicas of Viking ships.
The Saga Islands Giske and Godøy & Atlanterhavsparken Duration: 4 hours Explore the saga islands of Giske with the old marble church and the picturesque Alnes lighthouse. Enjoy the aquarium and the breathtaking view from Mount Aksla.
Ålesund Panoramic & The Atlantic Park Duration: 3 hours Visit The Atlantic Park, an aquarium built into the natural landscape by the ocean. Enjoy watching the diver feeding the fish by hand in the large Atlantic Ocean tank, and the new Seal-Bay. The tour includes city sightseeing and viewpoint at Mount Aksla.
NEW! Follow the Viking Trail to the Saga Island of Giske Duration: 3-4 hours The Viking Scene is beautifully located at Giske Amphi near the old Giske Marble Church (1150). Taste Viking food and enjoy storytelling and games from the Middle Ages. Can also be operated in combination with sailing a Viking ship (one way).
Kayaking in Ålesund. Photo: Fred Jonny Hammerø
Atlanterhavsparken Seal-Bay. Photo: Atlanterhavsparken
The Geirangerfjord Duration: 9 hours Experience the beautiful Geirangerfjord. Rated the best preserved UNESCO World Heritage Site in the world by the National Geographic Traveler’s Magazine (round trip by bus/ferries).
The Bird Sanctuary Runde Island Duration: 3 – 5 hours Experience the fascinating bird life at Runde with more than half a million birds of about 230 different species. Excursion by boat, or in a combination of bus/ boat.
Trollstigen (Trolls Path Road) Duration: 8 – 9 hours Explore the district of trolls and fairy-tales. Experience wild mountains, roaring waterfalls and peaceful nature. National Tourist Road (round trip, no ferries).
Culinary Cooking Tour Duration: 4 – 5 hours Prepare a gourmet dish in a hands-on cooking class at the Bacalao Academy taught by a professional chef in Norway’s fish capital (located at the aquarium).
Hjørundfjord Cruise Duration: 4 hours Enjoy the dramatic Hjørundfjord on a combination tour by catamaran on the fjord and a bus trip to Mount Aksla/Fjellstua view point.
Hiking Sukkertoppen (Sugarloaf) Mountain Duration: 3 hours Admire the spectacular views from the peak of Sukkertoppen Mountain. An impressive sight of the town with a never ending view of majestic snow-capped mountain ranges in the background.
The Spectacular Hjørundfjord Duration: 7 – 8 hours Explore the dramatic and remote Hjørundfjord on a roundtrip by bus and ferries. The fjord cuts its way through the Sunnmøre Alps, some of the wildest mountain ranges in Norway.
Home Visits Duration: 2 hours Visit a private home. Be treated with homemade waffles and learn about the Norwegian way of life. Your host is your guide.
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Local currency: NOK ATM: 150 m Currency exchange: Tourist Office Tax refund: YES (onboard the ship) Public telephones in pier area: YES Internet access in pier area: YES Mailboxes in pier area: YES Distances - airport: 15 km Distance to city centre: 200 m Nearest hospital: Ålesund Hospital 8 km/ +47 70 10 50 00 or 113/8 km
PORT OF Ålesund Visiting address: Skansekaia, NO-6002 Ålesund Mailing address: Skansekaia, NO-6002 Ålesund Phone/Fax: +47 70 16 34 00 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.alesund.havn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Destination Ålesund & Sunnmøre Visiting address: On the Pier/Main Office at Skateflukaia (city centre) Distance from port: On pier/Main Office 500 m Mailing address: Skateflukaia, NO-6002 Ålesund Phone/Fax: +47 70 16 34 30/ +47 70 16 34 29 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.visitalesund.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: YES Shuttle bus: Cruise pier within short walking distance of city centre Parking place for buses: YES Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation: YES Shopping: YES (100 m)
Giske Amphi Viking Scene. Photo: Giskespelet
Wildlife Sea Safari Duration: 1 – 2 hours Enjoy a safari along the coastline outside Ålesund in a high-speed open RIB boat. The trip includes a visit to a small seal colony and Runde bird cliff. Fishing Trip Duration: 3 hours Enjoy a fishing trip on a small local fishing boat on the waters around Ålesund. Sea Kayaking Tour Duration: 3 hours Paddle along the fjord and surrounding islands. High capacity. Furniture Guiding Duration: 3-4 hours Visit furniture factories. Local history and design inspired by the dramatic nature of the fjord landscape. Helicopter Tours Duration: 15 - 30 minutes An excellent way to experience the spectacular views of the fjords, mountains and islands with the town beautifully situated in the midst of it all.
Max size ship in port: No limitations Max number of passenger per day in port: No limitations Max number of ships per day in port: No limitations Ship’s stay min /max: No limitations Environmental limitations /restrictions: No limitations Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: No limitations Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: No limitations Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitations
PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: By truck or barge Supplies: Available Waste handling: Available Waste water method: By truck Tugboats: Available on demand Anchorage*: N/A Pontoons: None Pilot: 13 Emergency: 16 Medical emergency: 113 Tidal movement: 1.5-2 m ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: YES Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: N/A
Quay: Cruise Terminal Stornespiren/Prestebrygga
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Length: 570 m south + 200 m north 195 m 300 m
Draft: 11-29 m
Airdraft: No limit
Beam: No limit
Height Quayside: 2.2-2.5 m
10 –13 m 12 m
No limit No limit
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molde & åndalsnes cruise port Events: 17th May: Norways National Day. Week 28: Norwegian Mountain Festival. Week 29: Molde International Jazz Festival. August: Bjørnson Literary Festival, Rauma Rock Festival Cruise Season: All year. Average temperature: May: 14, June 17, July 19, August 17, September 14 Tourist Information: www.visitmolde.com / www.visitandalsnes.com
The Atlantic Road - The World`s best Road Trip. Photo: Øyvnd Leren
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The Atlantic Road and Trollstigen Norway’s most fantastic scenic roads The ports of Molde and Andalsnes are situated by the beautiful Romsdalsfjord, and have been visited by cruise ships since 1882. Cruise ships dock in the town centres, perfect for a great variety of independent exploration. All excursions are possible from both ports. The distance from Molde (M) and from Åndalsnes (Å) tells you which is the nearest port. Ships visiting both ports pay for one. Perfect for visiting some of Norway`s most spectacular destinations and dramatic sights in one day. Attractions/ Excursions Trollstigen and Trollveggen 3.5-8 hours (Å/M) An exceptional driving experience along a route steeped in tradition, through scenery with deep fjords and lush valleys. Trollstigen is one of the National Tourist Routes in Norway. New restaurants and spectacular new viewpoints both in Trollstigen and by the Trollveggen, the highest vertical mountain in northern Europe. The Atlantic Road 3.5 hours (M) The Atlantic Road zigzags across bridges and islands, to the point where the land and the ocean meet the fjord. One of the National Tourist Roads in Norway. Amazing on a sunny day, and dramatic in stormy weather. Voted Norwegian Structure of the Century and the world’s most beautiful road trip!
The Rauma Line 3.5 hours (Å) One of the most exciting railways in the world, built in 1924. Passes several waterfalls, the salmon river Rauma, with spectacular peaks rising above the Romsdal valley, including the Trollveggen. The change in altitude is 570 m.
Hjertøya Island & Fishing Village 3 hours 10 minutes (M) by boat from Molde harbour to the idyllic Hjertøya Island. Visiting a small fishing village, the Fisheries Museum, portraying local coastal culture, working life and living conditions from around 1850.
Molde City Tour & Folk Dance at the Romsdal Museum 3 hours (M) Sightseeing tour in the town of jazz and roses including the Varden viewpoint, Molde panorama of 222 mountain peaks, Molde Cathedral, the rose gardens and the children’s folk dance group at the Romsdal Museum.
Sagelva Hydro Power Centre 3.5 hours (Å). A Culturally and historical first class, unique experience. Restored sawmill, where you can gain an insight into the nearly 300 year-old history of how the water has been exploited.
The Golden Route to Geiranger 3-8 hours (Å/M) Visit 3 famous sights in one tour. The Trollstigen, the Trollveggen wall and the UNESCO World Heritage listed Geirangerfjord. Several amazing stops; the Gudbrandsjuvet ravine, the Eagle road and lush villages along the route.
Bud Fishing Village & Ergan Coastal Fort + The Atlantic Road 5 hours (M) A fishing village north of Molde. Visit the new coastal centre showing the use of the natural resources like gas and oil along the Norwegian coastline, and visit the restored subterranean War Memorial Museum from WW II, Ergan Coastal Fort.
Trollstigen. Photo: Terje Rakke-Nordic Life-Fjord Norway
Molde. Photo: Einar Engdal
Rødven Stave Church 3 hours (Å/M). An excursion to one of the oldest stave churches in Norway, the history of this church dating back to the 13th century. Håholmen Viking Ship Sailing 5 hours (M). Sail with a Viking ship to the Norwegian adventurer Ragnar Thorseth’s island Håholmen. Original fishing village with wharfs, traditional fishermen’s shacks and a bakery. Mardalsfossen Waterfall and Nesset Vicarage 6-8 hours (M/Å). One of the highest free-falling waterfalls in the world. The water flows from 20/620/8, due to hydroelectric production. A 30 min. easy hike will take you to the foot of the waterfall. Visit the Nesset Vicarage, the childhood home of the Norwegian writer Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF molde & åndalsnes Distance to nearest pilot station nautical miles/Hours: M: Breisundet 40/46 nm, Grip Island-Molde 45 nm Å: Breisundet 55 nm, Grip 65 nm Visiting address: Hamnegata 8, NO-6413 Molde Mailing address: P.O.B. 281, NO-6401 Molde Phone/Fax: +47 71 19 16 20, +47 932 31 470 / +47 71 19 16 21 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.molde-romsdalhavn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal - Åndalsnes Tourist Info Visiting address: Torget 4, NO-6413 Molde / Åndalsnes Skysstasjon, NO-6300 Åndalsnes Distance from port: Molde approx. 300 m / Åndalsnes approx. 50 m Mailing address: P.O.B. 484, NO-6401 Molde / P.O.B. 133, NO-6301 Åndalsnes Phone/Fax: Molde +47 71 20 10 00 / Åndalsnes + 47 71 22 16 22 E-mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.visitmolde.com / www.visitandalsnes.com GENERAL INFORMATION Guide service: All major languages Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: Kiosk/restrooms Shuttle bus: Only if the ships go to Moldegaard Pier in Molde Parking place for buses: M =Storkaia Pier / Å =Nato pier
Caving Blåhammerhola 3 hours (Å). An exciting caving tour for smaller groups.
ACTIVE EXCURSIONS: Hike Litlefjellet 3.5 hours (Å). A short bus ride and an easy hike to mount Litjefjellet gives you an unforgettable view of Mt. Trollveggen and the Romsdalen valley.
Musk oxen and moose safaris 5-8 hours (Å). New excursions from Åndalsnes to Dovrefjell National Park to meet the native beasts, and to Lesja to see the moose. (Limited)
River or seakayak course 3 hours (M/Å). Introcourse for smaller groups. Hike the Varden viewpoint 3,5 hours (M) By coach to the Varden viewpoint, with an amazing view of the Molde panorama. A scenic trail leads down through the wood to the Romsdal Museum, a rural town and a cluster of buildings from the Romsdal region. Hike Romsdalseggen 5-8 hours (Å). The hike across Romsdalseggen is to be found in Norway’s most beautiful mountain region, with a view that will take your breath away. Wherever you turn, you will see mountains and fjords, peaks and waterfalls.
Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation : YES Shopping: Molde 100 m / Åndalsnes 200 m Local currency: NOK ATM: M =100 m / Å =200 m Currency exchange: M =100 m / Å =200 m Tax refund: On request Public telephones in pier area: Yes Internet access in pier area: YES Mailboxes in pier area: YES Distances - airport: Molde 6 KM Molde Airport / Åndalsnes 55 km Molde Airport Distance to city centre: M =100 m / Å =200 m Nearest hospital: Molde Hospital Phone +47 71 12 00 00 Molde 2 km / Åndalsnes 55 km 1 hour 10 min, (ferry 12 min) PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Truck and bulkship/tankship Supplies: Truck Waste handling: Truck with container Waste water method: Truck. Black/Grey water NO Tugboats: Not compulsory. 1 hour from Aukra to Molde / 2.5 hours from Aukra to Åndalsnes Anchorage: Yes Pontoons: No Pilot: Channel 12-16 Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: Phone 113 Charts: Molde 33, 34,484 / Åndalsnes 33, 34, 434 Tidal movement: 1.8-2.0 m
ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: YES Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: None Max size ship in port: Anchorage no limititation in Molde and Åndalsnes. Pax No limitation M & Å. Molde: One ship 150 000 BT to Quay. Åndalsnes: CA BT 120 000 one ship to quay. Max number of passenger per day in port: No limitation Max number of ships per day in port: Molde 2-4 ships alongside / Åndalsnes 1 ship alongside - Several anchorage Molde & Åndalsnes Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: Molde: Storkaia 350 m, Moldegaard pier 400 m / Åndalsnes Nato pier max 295 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: Molde Draft: Storkaia 9 m, Moldegaard 10.5 m Depth: Storkaia 9 m, Moldegaard 10.5-11 m / Åndalsnes Draft: 10 m Depth: 8.5-10.5 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No bridge Crew facilities: Phones, shopping, free internet at the pier, library, golf, bowling, bicycle rent etc. ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Clay and sand Minimum depth: No limitation Distance from anchorage to tender pier: Molde 500 m / Åndalsnes 500 m
Quay: M: Storkaia M: Moldegård M: Moldegård Å: NATO quay
Length: 300 m 130 m 100 m 158 m
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kristiansund cruise port Events: Kristiansund Opera Festival (February), Nordic Light International Festival of Photography (April), Cruise Season: All year. Useful links/cruise information: www.visitkristiansund.com, www.knhavn.no
The Atlantic Storm Atlantic Road Road. - The Photo: World`s Steinar best Melby Road Trip. Photo: Øyvnd Leren
Kristiansund The Atlantic Road
The Atlantic Road – The world`s best road trip and the cultural town of Kristiansund. The Atlantic Road has been ranked the world’s best road trip by the British newspaper ‘The Guardian’. The Norwegian people have voted the road ‘the Construction of the Century’. The road zigzags across bridges and skerries, bringing you right out to the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. Kristiansund has a rich history and is known as the Klipfish (dried, salted cod) and opera town. Beautifully situated on four islands at the edge of the ocean, Kristiansund has a spectacular harbour, and it is an intimate, colourful and convivial town that is perfect for day trips. The region is full of contrasts, with deep fjords, steep mountains, lovely villages and vibrant island communities – all within easy reach of Kristiansund. Attractions / excursions The Atlantic Road Combine with Håholmen island/Kvernes Stave church or Bergtatt marble caves Duration: 3-5 hrs. The Atlantic Road is a unique stretch of road which takes you right out to the ocean`s edge. The road has won many prizes: “the world`s best road trip”, Norway`s engineering feat of the Century and Norway`s most beautiful cycling route. The road is one of Norway`s national tourist roads and is only a 30 min drive from the centre of Kristiansund. The Atlantic Road may be combined with a visit to Håholmen Island, a former fishing village from the 18th century. Board a replica Viking ship for a short boat tour. Film of the Norwegian adventurer Thorseth’s world tour on a Viking ship. The Atlantic Road may also be combined with the beautiful
Kvernes Stave Church, beautifully situated on historic ground or the mesmerizing adventures inside Bergtatt marble cave. Grip island – boat tour to a medieval fishing village Duration 3 hrs. / 1.5 hours by boat 14 km out in the open sea, Grip used to be one of the most important fishing villages on the western coasts. Today, Grip serves as a summer holiday paradise. Narrow streets, colourful houses and a picturesque stave church – you will be charmed by this island! Guided tour on the island and a visit to the Grip Stave Church from 1470. Café on the island. Kristiansund city sightseeing Duration 2-3 hrs. Kristiansund has an exciting history and this tour includes a stop at the Norwegian Klipfish Museum, commemorating an important period of the town`s
prosperity. Take a step back into the klipfish era and learn about its production and history. On the city sightseeing tour we visit Varden view tower, the Kirkelandet Church and may also stop at the Rastarkalv memorial of the Viking battle that took place here in 955, followed by a visit to the opera house, Festiviteten. Modern Kristiansund and the history of the oil industry, as well as a visit to the Petro cOil and Gas Centre can be included as the last part of this tour. Sundbåten harbour sightseeing in Kristiansund Duration 1-2 hrs. Distance: 3-6 km by boat. Capacity: 50 The Sundbåten harbour ferry has been operating for more than 130 years. A guided tour between the four islands of Kristiansund is a great way to learn more of the town history. Recommended in combination with a visit to the Norwegian Klipfish Museum.
Kristiansund, the colourful harbor. Photo: Terje Rakke Nordic Life AS
Technical visit to the Oil and Fish Oil Base NEW! Duration: 2 hrs Kristiansund has long traditions of trading with the outside world. This guided tour provides a good insight into two of the most important export industries in Norway, fisheries and oil/gas. Kvalvik Farm and Kvalvik Fort NEW! Duration: 3-4 Hrs. Capacity 20 Kvalvik farm is situated 25 minutes by bus from the centre of Kristiansund in rural and idyllic surroundings. Cafe, farm shop, see dogs herding sheep. Coffee around the fire outside, weather permitting. Farm visit may be combined with Kvalvik Fort - one of Norway`s best preserved forts from the WW2. Walking tour in Maritime Kristiansund NEW! Duration: 2-2.5 hrs. Capacity: max 20 Season: winter Some of the history of Kristiansund will be seen on this tour when we learn about maritime Kristiansund
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF Kristiansund & Nordmøre Havn IKS Visiting address: Astrupsgt. 9 NO-6509 Kristiansund Mailing address: Astrupsgt. 9 NO-6509 Kristiansund Phone/Fax: +47 40 00 65 04 E-mail: email@example.com/Havnevakt@knhavn.no Internet: www.knhavn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Kongens Plass 1 Distance from port: 400 m Mailing address: Kongens plass 1, NO-6509 Kristiansund Phone/Fax: +47 71 58 54 54 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.visitkristiansund.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: No Shuttle bus: No need Parking place for buses: YES Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation: YES/ 100 m Shopping: YES/ 50 m Local currency: NOK ATM: YES Currency exchange: NO
Kvernes Stave church- built around 1300. Photo: Hans Ohrstrand
and see a blacksmith at work. At the end of this tour we visit a coffee roaster in the museum café. Activities Fishing trip Duration: 3 hrs. Start at the pier, 2 min from the cruise berth. Capacity: 10 – 30 persons Deep-sea fishing off Kristiansund on board the 78 foot MS Hagbart Waage. Fishing also available on the Atlantic Road and the island of Smøla. Hiking tours Guided hiking tour to Ørnhammaren (The Eagles Ridge) Duration 3.5 hrs. Bus from the city, about 25 minutes to Vadsteinsvika. Breathtaking views of the sea and surroundings. The peak is about 350 m above sea level, giving a total climb of about 270 m on the trip. Guides will tell you about the area and we have lunch at the top. Duration: 3.5 hours including bus Length: 4 km
Tax refund: NO Public telephones in pier area: NO Internet access in pier area: YES - the whole area of Storkaia Mailboxes in pier area: YES - bus station 600 m Distances - airport: Kristiansund Airport Kvernberget / 8 km Distance to city centre: 0 m Nearest hospital: Kristiansund Hospital/ 500 m Other useful information: Internet Storkaia: KNH Password: havna6509
Hiking at the Atlantic Road - Farstadsanden Duration: 4 hrs. about 4 km. Note: Flat terrain, dirt road, wear hiking shoes and warm clothing. Enjoy the salty experience by hiking near the Atlantic Road on the Farstadsand Coastal Path, Farstadsand and the Nordneset Coastal Path. This tour is a popular and easy walkway out by the ocean. Other excursions and activities: - Home visit - Introduction coach tours in Kristiansund - Diving by the Atlantic road - Seal safari by the Atlantic road Sea Eagle Safari on Smøla Duration: 7 hrs. Capacity: 10-48 persons Season: All year Sea Eagle Safari led by expert naturalist guides. Besides looking for white-tailed eagles, we explore the area’s rich wildlife. Fantastic photograpic opportunities.
Max number of ships per day in port: 2 Ship’s stay min /max: No Limit Environmental limitations /restrictions: No restritions Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: 360 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 10.5 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No Limit Crew facilities: No
PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Bunkering by barge Supplies: Vest supply/ Kraemer Maritime/ TP Engros Waste handling: SAR AS Waste water method: By truck Tugboats: Kristiansund Taubåt Service Pontoons: Yes Pilot: 16/13 Emergency: 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: 454 Tidal movement: 1.59 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes Ship tenders allowed: Yes Beam: No Limit Max size ship in port: 150 000/4 000 Max number of passenger per day in port: 4 000
Quay: Storkaien no. 8
Length: 366 m
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Height Quayside: Airdraft: Beam: No restrictions No restrictions Low water 3.55 m High water 2.30 m No restrictions Low water 3.55 m High water 2.30 m
Devoldholmenkai no. 12 205 m
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trondheim cruise port Events: Trondheim Jazz Festival (June), St. Olavs Festival (July/August), Trondheim Food Festival (August) Cruise season: May-September. Tourist Information: www.visittrondheim.no
Trondheim. Photo: Trondheim Havn
The historical capital of Norway Trondheim was founded by Viking King Olav Tryggvason in AD 997. It was the nation’s first capital, and continues to be the historical capital of Norway. The city is surrounded by lovely forested hills, and the Nidelven River winds through the city. The charming old streets at Bakklandet bring you back to architectural traditions and the atmosphere of bygone days. It has been, and still is, a popular pilgrimage site, due to the famous Nidaros Cathedral. Trondheim is the 3rd largest city in Norway – vivid and lively, with everything a big city can offer, but still with the friendliness of small towns. Choose between a rich variety of historical sights, museums and art galleries – and look forward to an unforgettable cultural and historical experience.
Benedictine Monks built a monastery on the island. In 1658 it was converted into a prison and fortress.
Nidaros Cathedral Duration: 1-2 hours Distance from the harbour: 1 km Nidaros Cathedral is the national sanctuary of Norway, built over the grave of St. Olav. Work began in 1070, but the oldest parts of today’s cathedral date from the middle of the twelfth century. It is the most northerly gothic cathedral in the world. A tour in the Nidaros Cathedral can be combined with a visit to the Archbishop’s Palace and the Crown Jewels.
Ringve Music Museum and Botanical Gardens Duration: 2 hours Distance from the harbour: 3 km Norway ’s National Museum of Music and Musical Instruments, with instruments and artifacts from all over the world. It is situated at Ringve Gård, one of the distinguished mansions just outside the city centre, surrounded by a botanical garden with varied plant collections.
The Monk’s Island Duration: 2.5 hours Distance from the harbour: 0 km The Monk’s Island is a hidden treasure and a visit to the fortress on the island will take you thousands of years back in time. This was originally an ancient place of execution, but in the 11th century the
Rockheim Museum Duration: 1.5 hours Distance from the harbour: 0 km A visit Rockheim is a digital and high-tech experience. This spectacular and interactive museum charts the development of contemporary Norwegian music and popular culture from the 1950s until today.
Sverresborg, Trøndelag Open Air Museum Duration: 2-3 hours Distance from the harbour: 4 km The Museum of Cultural History situated around the ruins of King Sverre’s medieval castle. This is a large open air museum with 90 historical buildings from Trondheim and the Trøndelag area, including a stave church from the 12th century. Harbour Sightseeing Duration: 1-2 hours Distance from the harbour: 0 km Explore Trondheim from the Nidelven river and the harbour area, and pass by landmarks such as Nidaros Cathedral, Bakklandet with its charming wooden houses, the wharves and The Old Town Bridge.
The Old Wharves. Photo: Visit Trondheim
Rockheim Museum. Photo: Tom Gustavsen
Little Viking. Photo: Marius Rua
Trondheim city sightseeing Duration: 2 hours A guided bus tour of Trondheim and its outskirts. Learn about Trondheim’s history and cultural life, and see the most prominent sights such as Nidaros Cathedral, the Royal Residence, the wharves, the old wooden town bridge from 1681 and the the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Urban Kayaking Duration: 2 hours Distance from the harbour: 1.5 km Kayak or canoe adventures are not solely for the wilderness. On this kayaking adventure you’ll experience Trondheim’s architecture from water level and paddle along the famous wharves up the river Nidelven and on the fjord.
Hiking in Bymarka Duration: 4 hours Distance from the harbour: 5 km This is an opportunity to head away from the city centre and explore Norwegian nature with all your senses. The nature hike will take you through the scenic forestland, passing small lakes and open landscape.
Guided city walk Duration: 2-3 hours In Trondheim city centre everything is within walking distance. Experience the city and its architecture while learning about the city’s history that stretches from the Middle Ages to our high-tech society.
Rib boat adventure Duration: 1 hour Distance from the harbour: 0 km In a fast moving RIB you will get an experience you will never forget. This is an opportunity to see Munkholmen, the island Tautra with castle ruins from 1251, Steinvikholmen Castle from the 16th century, or the fishing village Råkvåg.
Oldtimer railway and historical mine Duration: 5 hours Distance from the harbour: 45 km Thamshavn Railway dates back to 1908, when the line was built to transport ore from the copper mines at Løkken. During World War II, several attempts were made to sabotage the line. The one kilometre route inside the mine takes you through narrow corridors and large caves.
Maritime city walk Duration: 2 hours Did you know that Linie Aquavit was invented by accident, that coffee came to Trondheim as early as 1693, or that Trondheim had one of Norway’s busiest ports? The tour takes you to the quays warehouses and the old river port by the Nidelven river.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF TRONDHEIM Visiting address: Pirsenteret, staircase B on 4th floor Mailing address: P.O.B. 1234 Sluppen, NO-7462 Trondheim Contact person: Kirsti Østensjø Phone/Fax: +47 73 99 17 06 / +47 73 99 17 17 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.trondheimhavn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Nordre gt. 11 Distance from port: 800 m Mailing address: Nordre gt. 11, NO-7011 Trondheim Phone: +47 73 80 76 60 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.visittrondheim.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: YES Shuttle bus: YES, if ordered Parking place for buses: YES, on pier Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation : YES, 100 m Shopping: 600 m Local currency: NOK ATM: YES, 400m at the Sentral Station Currency exchange: YES, 400 m at the Central Station
Walking in the footsteps of the Pilgrims Distance from the harbour: 4 km Walk in the steps of thousands of pilgrims, along the Pilgrim’s Way from Sverresborg Folk Museum to the Nidaros Cathedral. This walk may open up your mind to to life’s more existential questions, and will give you an understanding of Norway’s Christian heritage.
Tax refund: NO Public telephones in pier area: YES Internet access in pier area: YES, Pirsenteret Mailboxes in pier area: YES Distances - airport: 35 km / Værnes Airport Distance to city centre: 600 m Nearest hospital: St. Olavs H ospital / (+47) 73 52 25 00 / 2.5 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Truck/Trailer Supplies: YES Waste handling: YES Waste water method: YES, Truck/Trailer Tugboats: YES, if ordered Anchorage*: YES Pontoons: YES Pilot: Channel 16 Emergency: Channel 16/14 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: 458 Tidal movement: Between 2-3 m ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: YES Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: No limitations Max size ship in port: BT 150 000 / PAX 4500 Max number of passenger per day in port: 8000 Max number of ships per day in port: 4
Ship’s stay min /max: No limitations Environmental limitations /restrictions: NO Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: Quay 68: 360 m Quay 30: 260 m Quay 31: 300 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: Quay 68: 13 m Quay 30: 8 m Quay 31: 10.6 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitations Crew facilities: WI-Fi in terminal * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Mud Minimum depth: 30 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 1000 m
Quay: Quay 68 Turistskipskaia (Tourist ship quay) Quay 30
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brønnøysund cruise port Events: Norwegian National Day, Norwegian Coast Festival, Nordland Boat Regatta, Brass Music Festival, Village Festivals Cruise Season: March - October Average temperature: May 8, June 12, July 15, August 15, September 10 Useful links: www.visithelgeland.com Cruise Information: www.visithelgeland.com Port Information: www.cruiseportbronnoysund.no, www.bronnoyhavn.no
Torghatten. Photo; Bård Løken, www.nordnorge.com
Brønnøysund Below the Arctic Circle
Brønnøysund is a coastal town with a distinctive character and its attractive town centre offers a wide variety of services. The town centre is a popular place for visitors and residents alike. A walk in the town will introduce you to the local population and coastal heritage, where a pleasant environment and cheerful atmosphere create a memorable setting for your visit. The mythic mountain Torghatten and Vega Archipelago World Heritage Site are places which simply have to be experienced.
Attractions/Excursions Mythical Mount Torghatten Duration: approx. 2.5 hours. Capasity: 25-180. The famous mountain with its distinctive hole right through it is a place which visitors simply must experience. People feel small as they wander through the hole, with a length of 160 m, height of 35 m and width of 15-20 m, which resulted from sea erosion thousands of years ago. The mountain, like many along the Helgeland Coast, is the subject of many myths and legends. The bus tour starts in Brønnøysund with city sightseeing, before crossing the splendid Brønnøysund Bridge and continuing 15 km to the foot of Torghatten. We then commence the hike to the hole. We follow a natural path and after around 30 minutes reach the entrance. From here, we can enjoy the fantastic view and walk through the hole itself before following the same path down again. NB! Good footwear is required, preferably hiking shoes. The path is partly covered by small and biggish stones. You are advised to bring a bottle of water with you.
Hildur’s Herb Garden Duration: approx. 1.5-2 hours. Capacity: 25-90. Don’t miss out on this unique food and herb farm – Hildurs Urterarium. You will be extremely well received by the excellent hosts and experience their private home. You will see furniture and other antiques. The Sagastua lounge features local artefacts from the Viking Age. The herb garden, with more than 200 plants, roses and perennials, is a gorgeous sight bringing peace of mind. The farm shop stocks food and handicraft products from smallscale producers. You can also visit the farm’s own art exhibition in the summer café. The tour includes: bus transport and guide, city sightseeing in Brønnøysund, tour of the herb garden and main building, presentation of the farm’s history, a taste of home baked bread with cheese and the farm’s own rhubarb marmalade and berry drink. UNESCO Island Vega Not available each day. The Vega Archipelago was inscribed on UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites in 2004. The Vega Archipelago gained world heritage status mainly due to the unique interaction between eider ducks and
generations of fishermen/farmers. A trip to the island of Vega offers an exciting insight into the traditions of egg and down collection. We travel by bus and scheduled ferry/speedboat to Nes, Vega- “the Gateway to the World Heritage Site”. Here we will visit the Eider Duck Museum (E-house) which provides an insight into the islanders’ unique tradition of keeping eider ducks as domestic animals. We also visit the World Heritage Exhibition that in words and images further explains the archipelago’s status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the same house is yet another exhibition and shop, Little Lånan, which documents the history of the islands of Lånan. Norwegian Aquaculture Centre Duration: approx. 2.5 hours. Capacity: 25-90. Norway is one of the world’s major exporters of fish and seafood. We have a very fertile coast and conditions in the sea are well-suited to environmentally friendly and responsible aquaculture. The bus tour starts in Brønnøysund with city sightseeing, before crossing the splendid Brønnøysund Bridge and continuing to Toft and the Aquaculture Centre. At the Norwegian Aquaculture
UNESCO Island Vega. Photo: Rita Johansen, Stiftelsen Vegaøyan Verdensarv
Centre you can get a glimpse of life in the sea, and learn about modern aquaculture, from fish-egg to ready products of high quality. The Centre offers underwater cameras, feeding of fish and professional guiding. Tour includes: bus transport incl. guide, professional guiding at the Aquaculture Centre and sampling of fresh grilled salmon. Nevernes Havn Duration: approx. 4 hours. Capacity: 25-135. Nevernes Havn, with an idyllic location overlooking the Velfjorden, is a centre for coastal heritage in Southern Helgeland. Through extensive exhibitions with artifacts dating from the 18th century to the present, Nevernes tells the story of the people of Helgeland, during times of peace and war. Nevernes was once a commonly used harbour for local fishermen, and at Brygga local fishing boats, nets and other artefacts from the 18th century to the present time are exhibited. The Brattås House is a farmhouse from around 1850 with inventory, metal and wooden tools. It was removed on its original location and rebuilt at Nevernes Havn. There is also an exhibition on carpentry and shoe making, along with a blacksmith’s cabin. In the main house you will find a
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF BRØNNØYSUND Visiting address: Havnegata 40, NO-8900 Brønnøysund Mailing address: P.O.B. 65, NO-8901 Brønnøysund Contact person: Sølvi Helen Kristoffersen Phone/Fax: +47 75 01 20 70 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.bronnoyhavn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Sømnaveien 92, NO-8900 Brønnøysund Distance from port: 2 km Mailing address: Sømnaveien 92, NO-8900 Brønnøysund Phone/Fax: +47 75 01 80 00 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.visithelgeland.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: No Shuttle bus: Yes, to be ordered at the tourist office Parking place for buses: 50 m Taxi: Yes, to be booked in advance Rental cars: Yes, to be booked in advance Public transportation: No Shopping: 2 km Local currency: NOK ATM: Yes, 2 km
Norsk Havbrukssenter. Photo: Erlend Haarberg
Hildurs Herb Garden. Photo: Fabrice Milochau
permanent exhibition of paintings by Even Uving and an art installation of approx. 1200 cloth hangers. The art gallery features changing summer exhibitions by different artists. Nævernes Gaard features an exceptional collection of war memorabilia from World War II, with displays ranging from uniforms and personal effects to equipment and small firearms. The tour includes: bus transport incl guide, guided tour of Nevernes Havn and coffee/tea and cake. Velfjord Open Air Museum and Nøstvik Church Duration: approx. 3.5-4.5 hours. Capacity: 25-90. Velfjord Open Air Museum has an idyllic location on the shores of Strengevatnet in Velfjord. The museum comprises a large collection of buildings and artefacts from the 16th and 17th centuries, which combine to illustrate the daily life on a farm during this time, along with the full range of tools for a variety of crafts. The museum features an exhibition of Saami articles of everyday use. Nøstvik Church is a log-built cruciform church dating from 1674. The church’s location beside the fjord reflects the main means of transportation of the day:
Currency exchange: Yes, 2 km, at the tourist office Tax refund: No Public telephones in pier area: No Internet access in pier area: Yes Mailboxes in pier area: No Distances - airport: 4 km Distance to city centre: 2 km Nearest hospital: Brønnøysund Medical Centre, phone +47 75 01 24 00, 3 km
the boat. The church features some historical contents, including an alterpiece and church bell given as a gift to the church in 1758. The journey here follows the beautiful Velfjorden, a fjord with seven distinct arms. The tour includes: bus transport incl. guide and guided tour at Velfjord Open Air Museum and Nøstvik Church. Exclusive excursions • Making of flatbread at Sømna Open Air Museum (NEW) • Prestøya Lighthouse (NEW) • Other exclusive excursions upon request Other attractions • Brønnøy Church • Skarsåsen Fortress • Sømna Open Air Museum • Vevelstad Open Air Museum • Forvik Trading Post with coffee roastery • Hiking, biking and kayaking tours
Max number of ships per day in port: 2 Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: Central Port: 200 m Northern Port Gårdsøya: 300 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: Central Port: 6.2 m Northern Port Gårdsøya: 25 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: 30 m
PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: By truck Supplies: Yes Waste handling: Yes Waste water method: By truck Tugboats: Yes, on request Anchorage*: Yes, on request Pontoons: No Pilot: Channel 13 Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Norwegian Charts NO 488 and 53 Tidal movement: 2.5 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: No Ship tenders allowed: No Max size ship in port: 300 m /2000 pax Max number of passenger per day in port: 2000
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Quay: Central Port Northern Port
Length: 200 m 100 m
Draft: 6.2 m 25 m
Airdraft: Bridge 30 m None
Height Quayside: BRØNNØYSUND 1
Central Port in town center
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bodø cruise port Events: August - Nordland Music Festival, August - Parkenfestivalen Music Festival, January – Bodø Jazz Open Music Festival Cruise Season: All year Normal temperature range: (C) Winter: -10 /+5 Summer +10 / +20 Useful links: www.visitbodo.com Cruise Information: www.portofbodo.com Port Information: www.portofbodo.com
Kjerringøy Trading Post. Photo: Terje Rakke / Nordic Life
Your first port of call north of the Arctic Circle Dazzling midnight sun, the world’s strongest maelstrom, incredible fishing, exciting cave adventures, 18 hole golf course, pristine national parks, island hopping by bike, unique isles and skerries, steamy concerts, flickering northern lights, off-piste skiing, mountain biking, mountains great and small in an alpine landscape, paragliding, sea safari, scuba diving, kayak paddling along the world’s most beautiful coastline, art exhibitions, festivals, unique travels in time, local traditional fare, prawns and white wine on the breakwater… The list is long, but you have to have been there to understand. Attractions/ Excursions Natural phenomenon and outdoor activities Saltstraumen, the world’s strongest maelstrom Sea fishing, sea eagle safaris and historical adventures in the world’s strongest tidal current. See one of the wonders of the world at close quarters, as an onlooker on the shore, or in a boat with a local guide. The phenomenon occurs every 6 hours when almost 400 million cubic metres of water pass through the 3 km long and 150 metre wide strait between the Saltenfjord and the Skjerstadfjord at speeds of up to 20 knots. Duration: 3 hours. Capacity: 200.
Hiking and walks Bodømarka is a find for those who love nature, and the view from Mount Keiservarden is magnificent. Bodø is a peninsula surrounded by ocean and fjord, but also by luxuriant countryside on the outskirts of the city. And right outside the city centre you will find the 366 metre tall Mount Keiservarden, with a 360 degree view which includes the Lofoten Islands to the north-west. The mountain was named after Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany who paid a visit there on 16 July 1889. Mountainous Bodø municipality offers wonderful hiking opportunities. There are 120 peaks above 700 m in height, and 30 peaks that tower more than 1000 m. You can choose between easy walks and demanding rock climbing.
18-hole golf course at Bodø Golf Park Many visitors are tempted by the unique idea that you can play golf in the middle of the night during the summer months, when the floodlights of the midnight sun cast long shadows and transform the green into a shimmering fairy tale landscape. In light of this, it seems only natural that there are several Viking graves on the course. Duration: 4 hours. Capacity: 40. Galleries and museums Kjerringøy old trading post at Kjerringøy Kjerringøy, a half hour’s drive from Bodø, is a pearl on the Nordland coast. A picturesque, coastal-alpine landscape sheltered from the ocean by a garland of small islands, islets and rocks.
Duration: 3 hours. Capacity: 40. Kjerringøy Trading Post is situated in an idyllic setting in beautiful Kjerringøy, and is well-known for,
Kjerringøyimage. Photo: Ernst Furuhatt / www.nordnorge.com
amongst other things, the screen versions of Knut Hamsun’s novels. The 15 authentic buildings at this traditional, North Norwegian trading post are uncommonly well-preserved. Here, you can follow the farmhand and the maid through the old buildings with their distinctive and authentic atmosphere, buy boiled sweets at the country store and take part in many other activities during the season. An AV show (20 minutes) recounts the history of the trading post. café, museum shop, old country store, guided tours. The service building has been adapted for wheelchair users. Duration: 5 hours. Capacity: 250. Bodøgaard Art & Culture Displays Northern Norway’s biggest private collection of art and cultural artefacts. Works by Oscar Bodøgaard (1923-2011), Ingrid and Harald Bodøgaard, together with several hundred artistic objects by artists from or associated with northern Scandinavia. Special department displaying approx. The ethnographical collection consists of several
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF BODØ Visiting address: Bodøterminalen, Terminalveien Mailing address: P.O.B. 138 , NO-8001 Bodø Phone/Fax: +47 75 55 10 80/90 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.bodohavn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Tollbugata 13, NO-8006 Bodø Distance from port: 50 m Mailing address: P.O.B. 514, NO-8001 Bodø Phone/Fax: +47 75 54 80 10 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.visitbodo.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: YES Shuttle bus: NO Parking place for buses: YES Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation: YES, 100 m Shopping: 50 m Local currency: NOK ATM: 50 m Currency exchange: 100 m
Saltstraumen. Photo: Tommy Andreassen / www.nordnorge.com
Bodø as seen from Ramnfloget. Photo: Kjetil Iversen/ www.nordnorge.com
thousand time-honoured objects, largely tools and domestic implements associated with life in the Salten region and Northern Norway, including sections on hunting, fishing, home crafts, handicrafts and agriculture.
(from 1904), you can see the exhibition entitled “Our City”, which portrays the city’s history. The museum also has a 1000-year-old silver treasure from Rønvik on display. Outside the museum there is an Iron Age monolith.
Duration: 1.5 hours. Capacity: 40.
Duration: 2 hours. Capacity: 50.
Norwegian Aviation Museum The Norwegian Aviation Museum was opened in 1994 and is Norway’s national museum in this field. It is situated in Bodø in a building shaped like a gigantic propeller, and deals with both military and civil aviation. Inside the museum you can experience aviation and its fascinating history at close quarters. See famous and infamous aircraft like the Spitfire, the Twin Otter and the U-2 spyplane at close quarters.
Sightseeing From quayside, by bus or walking Duration: 1,5- 2 hours. Capacity: 100. A tour around the city by coach. Includes most sights.
Duration: 2 hours. Capacity: 150. Nordland Museum Bodø This is the oldest museum in Nordland County, established in 1888. In one of Bodø’s oldest buildings
Tax refund: NO Public telephones in pier area: NO Internet access in pier area: YES Mailboxes in pier area: YES Distances - airport: 2 km / Bodø Airport Distance to city centre: 50 m Nearest hospital: Nordlands Hospital/ +47 75 53 40 00 / 1 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Yes, by truck or bunkers terminal Supplies: Yes Waste handling: Yes Waste water method: Tank. Trucks Tugboats: Yes, on prior request Anchorage*: Yes Pontoons: Yes, but for tenders only Pilot: Channel 16/13 Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Norwegian Tidal movement: MLVS, 0.4 m; MHVS, 2.8 m ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: YES Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: Unlimited Max size ship in port: TBF Max number of passenger per day in port: Max 3000 pax
Max number of ships per day in port: Max 4 ships Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: NO Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: 1; 150 m 2; 200 m 3; 300 m 4; 150 m 5; 210 m 6; 200 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 1; 7 m 2; 7 m 3; 8 m 4; 9 m 5; 8.4 6; 8.5 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitation Crew facilities: Mooring in city centre provides very easy access to numerous types of shopping, attractions, cafes etc. Free Internet access available. * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Sand/clay Minimum depth: 20 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 500 m
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Quay: Length: Draft: Airdraft: Beam: Hight quayside: Dampskips quay 100 m 6 m Unlimited Unlimited +4.5 (LAT) Ostbrekken quay 130 m 7 m Unlimited Unlimited +4.5 (LAT) Terminal quay 350 m 8m Unlimited Unlimited +4.5 (LAT) Klossen 35 m 9 m Unlimited Unlimited +4.5 (LAT) Terminal quay south 210 m 8.4 m Unlimited Unlimited +4.5 (LAT) Valenterminal quay 125 m 8.5 m Unlimited Unlimited +4.5 (LAT)
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Narvik Cruise Port Narvik – We have a story to tell. Cruise Season: All year. Average temperature: Winter: -15°C /+7°C, Summer +15°C / +25°C Cruise Information: www.visitnarvik.com Port Information: www.portofnarvik.com
Northern light train. Illustration/Photo: Visit Narvik
The region of contrast Welcome to Narvik - A peninsula surrounded by fjords and mountains. Narvik is so much more than just beautiful nature! It is the home of Ofoten railway, the navvies, the famous bears Salt & Pepper and its unique war history. It was the first industrial town in Northern Norway and was given town status in 1902 as the construction of the Ofoten Railway was completed. A town centre was formed and its unique culture was, and still is, influenced by Swedish navvies, British engineers and sailors from across the world. Located 45 km from the Swedish border you can visit two countries in one day.
Attractions/excursions Polar Park The world’s northernmost wildlife park and one of Northern Norway’s most popular tourist attractions. With its 114 acres of natural habitat it houses Arctic animals such as wolves, brown bear, lynx, wolverine, moose, reindeer, musk oxen and fox. Enjoy a guided tour of the park. Why not try a different kind of visit? • Wolf Camp We give you the unique opportunity to meet the wolves at Polar Park inside the enclosure! Meet this mythical animal, and discover the actual truth about wolves. • Howl night (winter) Join us and get a unique and fantastic experience after closing time. Close your eyes and imagine standing in the park. It is dark, crispy snow underfoot, you are calling the wolves and they reply. This is the perfect setting for the Northern Lights to magically light up the sky.
The Ofoten Railway The Ofoten Railway extends for 42 km from Narvik to the Swedish border and winds its way through steep, rugged, mountainous terrain north of the Arctic Circle. The journey is a tourist attraction in itself. The line was once described as the 8th Wonder of the World and was the northernmost, coldest and harshest railway construction project the world had ever seen. • Combination tour Ofotbanen Railway, navvy trek and RIB In a rich and wild nature setting the Navvy Trail winds its way down from the mountain to the fjord. The framework for this picturesque walk is nature itself with vibrant colours, brilliant light and unique sounds. The Navvy Trail has been branded a cultural heritage trail. • Combination tour Ofotbanen Railway & Polar Park The two most sought after excursions in one package.
Narvikfjellet Narvikfjellet offers activities both summer and winter. Spectacular views from the Mountain Restaurant. The cable car brings you to an altitude of 656 metres above sea level in just 7 minutes. • The newest attraction Linken Climbing Park is great fun for the entire family. At the Park you can challenge yourself and your own limits while having fun in secure environments. War History & Memorial Museum Narvik’s dramatic history from World War II. For two months a bitter battle for Narvik and the iron-ore raged between the invading German forces and the French, Polish and Norwegian troops on land, and a considerable British flotilla at sea. The Battle of Narvik was the first major victory gained by the Allies during World War II, thanks to the powerful support of the Royal Navy. The museum’s exhibits document the period 1940-1945 and contain an original enigma machine and a Victoria Cross.
Polar Park. Photo: Visit Narvik
Cable Car, Narvik. Photo: Lise Hansen
Tinja Mountain Lodge Tinja Mountain Lodge is a unique gourmet restaurant that prides itself on homemade cooking using only local ingredients. Tinja is a natural stop on the road to Sweden, so any combination of train/bus or bus/bus is ideal. • Beer tasting Tinja have set up a microbrewery in the basement and they invite you to join in a beer tasting session. Their beer has been given great reviews and is served with some local snacks. • Gourmet tour Tinja Mountain Lodge is run by descendants of the Svonni people and is built on old Sami land. Their food philosophy is built on a simple, but solid foundation where taste is the essence, using local raw materials such as grouse, char, berries, herbs etc. Jukkasjärvi Ice Hotel The world’s first and largest ice hotel. Day trip, stay overnight, get married, Northern Lights excursions.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF NARVIK Visiting address: Fagernesveien 2, NO-8514 Narvik Mailing address: P.O.B. 627, NO-8508 Narvik Contact person: Øistein Kaarbø Phone/Fax: +47 76 95 03 83 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.portofnarvik.com TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Stasjonsveien 1 (Railway station) Distance from port: 2 km Mailing address: P.O.B. 338, NO-8505 Narvik Phone/Fax: +47 76 96 56 00 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.visitnarvik.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: No Shuttle bus: Not mandatory, but most cruise lines use them. Not free Parking place for buses: 20 m from ship Taxi: Yes Rental cars: Yes Public transportation: Yes, 200 m Shopping: Yes, 1.5 km Local currency: NOK
Panoramic Skjomen. Photo: Jens Christiansen - ESCAPE
Dog sledding Glide across the blanket of snow to the sound of the runners and the panting of the dogs In the footsteps of the iron-ore Enjoy the magnificent train ride from Narvik to Kiruna, where most of the iron-ore is mined. The mines are as large as cities. You will be taken on a bus tour 1.4 km underground in the mines which also host an exhibition. Leaving Kiruna on a coach back to Narvik the tour ends at LKAB’s port terminal where all the iron-ore is shipped from. Hiking trek to Forsnesvannet (Tøttatoppen) Tøttatoppen is one of Narvik’s most famous peaks, and in order to be considered a true Narviking you must have climbed this mountain. It is located to the east of the town centre and stretches 1234 metres above sea level.
ATM: Yes, 1.5 km Currency exchange: No Public telephones in pier area: No Internet access in pier area: No Mailboxes in pier area: No, but we post mail for guests Distances - airport: Narvik Airport: 4 km (local flights), H/N Evenes: 80 km. Distance to city centre: 1.5 km Nearest hospital: Narvik Hospital - 769 68000, 2.2 km from port PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Bunker barge from Harstad Supplies: Smaller amounts available Waste handling: Waste containers Waste water method: Tank lorry, suction Tugboats: 3 tugboats available Anchorage*: Inner or outer anchorage spots, also used by Bulk Carriers Pontoons: NIL Pilot: Lodingen Pilot Station Emergency: Bodo Radio or Narvik Port Control Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Norwegian Ch. No. 142 and 461 Tidal movement: Average 2 m ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: NO Ship tenders allowed: YES
Panoramic Skjomen (summer only) Skjomen is known for its scenic and volcanic terrain with high, steep mountains, and clear water. Skjomtind, Reintind, and Klubbviktind are three of the many staggering mountains surrounding the fjord. The Frostisen glacier, which is one of the larger plateau glaciers in Norway, is located just west of the fjord. RIB Narvik – Skjomen Experience the thrill of riding a RIB. Skjomen has a site of about 80 rock carvings near the sea. It’s believed that the rock carvings were made by the Fosna-Hensbacka culture, a Mesolithic culture from around 5000 BC. The rock carvings were discovered in the 1930s and you will be able to view some of these up close from the RIB.
Beam: No limitation Max size ship in port: Approx. 100 000 GT/3000 PAX Max number of passenger per day in port: 2000, with view to increase over the next few years Max number of ships per day in port: 2 alongside, plus tendering Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: Fagernes Quay: 250 m, Pier 1: 140 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 15 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitation Crew facilities: Seamen’s Club, shopping, sightseeing * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Mud Minimum depth: 25 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: Inner anch.: 1000 m, Outer anch.: 3000 - 4000 m
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Quay: Fagernes Central Harbour
Length: 280 m 140 m
Draft: 15 m 8.3/5.3 m
Airdraft: No limit No limit
Beam: No limit 60 m
Height Quayside: 3.9 m at MW 3.7 m at MW
Bulk Pier Pier 1
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Harstad Cruise Port Events: the Northern Norway Cultural Festival (June), the International Sea Fishing Competition, the Northern Norwegian Beer Festival, the BAKgården Festival and the Viking Festival (August) Cruise season: All year Average temperature (Celsius): January 2,8° and July 12,6° Port information: www.harstadhavn.no Useful links: www.destinationharstad.no
Keipen. Photo: Tommy Simonsen
Culture, history and coastal adventures! Harstad is located right in the middle of Northern Norway with unbelievable natural surroundings, a rich history stretching back to medieval times and some of the broadest cultural heritage of the North. Harstad is the city of the largest island in Norway, Hinnøya, the gateway island in the Lofoten and Vesteraalen archipelago. With 24 000 inhabitants, our town is the cultural capital of Northern Norway. We will be pleased to provide you with any service you might require, including technical services from our two shipyards, provisions, crew and passenger change/turnaround, city centre cruise quay with short distances to all points of interest or transport for your shorex, and a professional destination company with qualified guides and tour operators. Welcome to Harstad!
Attractions/ excursions We have available a wide variety of tailor-made and theme-based excursions within walking distance or easy travel arrangements from our cruise port, when visiting Harstad. Our guides are highly competent and will do their very best to make your excursion an unforgettable experience. The Trondenes Peninsula Duration: 3.5 hrs Capacity: 10 – 500 pax The Trondenes Peninsula is historically important; it was once the seat of a Viking Chief and later it was occupied by the Germans during World War II. Visit the world’s northernmost stone church, the Trondenes Church, dating back to the late middle ages (1250). A short walk from the church you will
find Trondenes Historical Centre, where its exhibition takes us from the Viking ages to the present day. Further up the hill lies the Adolf Gun - one of the world’s largest land based canons - and the world’s only fully restored fortification. It has a barrel measuring 40.6 in diameter. The green community – Kvæfjord Duration: 5 hrs Capacity: 10 – 120 pax In the lush countryside of Kvæfjord you will find the Rå Gardening School, with plants specially adapted to the Arctic climate. You can visit Hemmestad Wharf which is a former trading post where time has stood still for almost 200 years. In Kvæfjord you will also find the Trastad Collection, where you can visit an authentic residential and care facility from 1966. Today the institution is a museum; visit a unique
collection of art in the only gallery in Norway exhibiting art created by people with mental disabilities. We recommend having lunch at the beautiful Røkenes Farm, dating back to 1750, before returning to your ship. Polar Park Duration: 6 hrs Capacity: 15 – 250 pax Visit the world’s northernmost Zoo with a rich display of local Arctic wildlife. The biggest tourist attraction at Polar Zoo is the Wolf Camp, where you can meet the wolves inside the enclosure. It is also possible for families with children to meet polar foxes inside the enclosure; an unforgettable experience.
Polar Park. Photo: Tommy Simonsen
Snow Fun. Photo: Active Events
Hiking to Keipen (Aune) – breathtaking view Duration: 3.5 hrs Capacity: 10 – 180 pax Enjoy the magnificent view from the top of Mount Aune (490 m above sea level). The guide will make an open fire, serve real Norwegian “fire coffee” and offer something to eat. This is an easy walk and is therefore suitable for all ages. Remember to bring your camera; from the top plateau the mountain descends steeply into the ocean. Guided day trip to the Lofoten Islands Duration: 8 hrs Capacity: 15-200 pax From Harstad we travel south through the historical and beautiful Tjeldsundet strait. On our way, we pass the old trading post Sandtorgholmen from the 15th century. North of Lødingen we head westwards for 18 km before entering “LOFAST”- the mainland connection of Lofoten. From here we drive towards Fiskebøl and Svolvær. The nature is dramatic and wild in one of Norway`s most important fishing ports. In
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF HARSTAD Visiting address: Rikard Kaarbøesgt 2 Mailing address: P.O.B. 193 Contact person: Ivar Hagenlund Phone/Fax: +47 77 00 12 12 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.harstadhavn.no
Trondenes Kirke. Photo: Sør Troms Museum
Svolvær we pay “Magic Ice» a visit - ice bar and gallery, where you can look at ice art and coastal culture while enjoying some refreshments. After lunch we head back towards Harstad, and you get another chance to enjoy the magnificent nature of the Lofoten Islands. Snow Fun Duration: 4 hrs Capacity: 10 – 200 pax Go to the summit of Mount Sollia by snow-cat, then sled down the side of the mountain. The visit also includes playing a game of curling with natural stones and taking part in a toboggan race. A warm lunch is prepared over the fire in a lavvo (traditional Sami tent). Aurora Borealis in Sami Duration: 3-4 hrs Capacity: 10-200 pax At Aun we have our lavvo camp, a 800 sq m big arena surrounded by snow, mountains and sea. Inside the
Internet access in pier area: NO Mailboxes in pier area: YES, 50 m Distances - airport: 44 km Distance to city centre: 50 m Nearest hospital: Harstad University Hospital/ +47 07766 / 1 km PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Truck Supplies: Possible to arrange Waste handling: Possible to arrange Waste water method: By truck Tugboats: On request Anchorage*: YES Pontoons: Can be rented Pilot: #12 Emergency: # 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: 69-77-79-81-82-487 Tidal movement: Approx. 2 m ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: YES Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: No limit Max size ship in port: 300 m Ship’s stay min /max: 08:30-06:30 next day Environmental limitations /restrictions: NO Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES
TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Sjøgata 1 B Distance from port: 100 m Mailing address: P.O.B. 654, NO-9486 Harstad Phone/Fax: +47 77 01 89 89/ +47 92 22 44 08 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.destinationharstad.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: NO Parking place for buses: YES, 50 m Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation: YES, 70 m Shopping: 150 m Local currency: NOK ATM: 200 m Currency exchange: YES, 10 m Public telephones in pier area: NO
lavvo you can keep warm by the big bonfire. The location provides an excellent opportunity to see the Northern Lights. We serve special Aurora Cocktails in ice glasses and you can have a taste of our “Aurora Wild chips”, dried reindeer meat. Viking chieftain Tore Hund’s empire Duration 3-5 hrs Capacity: 8 – 24 pax A RIB takes you from Harstad to Sundsvoll strait to Bjarkøy. Learn about the geography, nature and history of the area, such as the seat of chieftan Tore Hund at Øvergården in Nergårdshavn. We make a short stop in the Sundsvoll strait so that you can get to know the kittiwakes and eagles on bird rock. Light lunch is served in “Midgard”. Coffee or tea included. Good footwear suitable for the time of year is recommended. Your camera is an absolute must on this trip!
Maximum ship length: 300 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 7-10 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limit * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Sand/stone Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 1/2 nm Harstad/Narvik Airport, Evenes Runway: width 45 m RWY 17 Take off runway available (TORA): 2808 m Accelerate stop distance available (ASDA): 2808 m Take off distance available (TODA): 3090 m Landing distance available (LDA): 2716 m RWY 35 Take off runway available (TORA): 2808 m Accelerate stop distance available (ASDA): 2808 m Take off distance available (TODA): 3046 m Landing distance available (LDA): 2750 m Accepted Aircrafts: ICAO code E plain (Boeing 747/777, Airbus A330/A340)
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Quay: Larsneset Terminal Stangnes Terminal
Length: 220 m 120 m
Draft: 7-13 m 12 m
Airdraft: No limit No limit
Beam: No limit No limit
Height Quayside: Sea chart 0 is 3.74 m - below quayside.
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Lofoten Cruise Port Events: World Cod Fishing Championship (March), Lofoten Chamber Festival (July), Viking Festival (August) Cruise Season: February-September Average temperature: (Celsius) May: 9°, June: 10°, July /August: 12° Useful links: www.lofoten.info Cruise and Port Information: Leknes: www.vestvagoy.kommune.no Svolvær: www.vaganhavn.no
Reine, Lofoten. Photo: Mattias Fredriksson Photography AB, Visitnorway.com
Magical islands Voted by Nathional Geographic as one of the most appealing destinations in the world, Lofoten is an Arctic island group that has been a cruise destination since 1889. Recent years have seen an annual average of 100 cruise calls as well as expansion into a winter cruise season. There are two main ports: Leknes (70%) and Svolvær (15%). The landscape is striking in its variety: wildly beautiful places of marsh and rock, green fields and still lakes, dramatic mountains and white sand beaches by jade seas. Lofoten is dotted with picturesque villages and fish-drying racks, as stockfish – dried cod – has been the main export since the Middle Ages. The five main islands are linked by road and you can easily cross all five and return in a day. Passengers can also disembark at one port and rejoin the ship at another.
Attractions/Excursions Magic Ice in Svolvær is the world’s first ice gallery and bar. Ice sculptures representing different aspects of Arctic life are dramatically lit and sound-tracked. The SKREI Experience Centre is a complete experience for the whole family, located in Storvågan, Kabelvåg. The Lofoten Aquarium presents the northern Norwegian sea life, the Lofoten Museum tells the history of the Lofoten fisheries from the Middle Age up until modern times, and Gallery Espolin shows paintings with captivating scenes from Lofoten. Nyvågar Rorbuhotell has a restaurant, conference facilities and ample accommodation. Gallery Lofotens Hus is located in the charming fishing village of Henningsvær. As well as paintings by North Norwegian artists past and present, the
gallery shows the multi-media work «Magic Island Kingdom», a loving portrait of Lofoten through the year. Full Steam is a private museum with a special collection of items connected to Lofoten’s long fishing traditions. It also contains a cod-liver factory that shows the historical production of cod liver oil. Lofoten Golf Links offers a newly opened 18-hole championship golf course situated next to white sandy beaches facing the Atlantic Ocean. Here you can play golf 24 hours a day during the summer. The season lasts from the end of April until the end of October. Next to the golf course the horse farm Hov Hestegård offers trips on Icelandic horses both summer and winter. Dining is possible in the Clubhouse at the golf course.
Meet the Vikings! The biggest house in the world of the Vikings was found in Lofoten and reconstructed in full size, 83 m long. At Lofotr Viking Museum at Borg you can travel 1000 years back in time and see the Vikings demonstrating handcrafts, study arts and crafts. Row the Viking ship, try your hand at archery and other activities. Film, exhibition halls with unique artefacts. Viking style food and drinks. Vestvågøy Museum is located in the old scoolhouse and displays items from many areas of daily life in Lofoten’s past. There is also a fisherman’s cabin in the grounds. Hauklandsstranda with its turquoise waters, white sand and backdrop of green mointains was voted «the most beautiful beach in Norway».
Hauklandsstranda, Lofoten. Photo: Kristin Folsland Olsen
Lofotr Viking Museum. Photo: Kjell Ove Storvik Lofotr Vikingmuseum
Unstad viewpoint gives a breathtaking panorama over the fishing village of Unstad, just a few houses nestled in a classic U-shaped glacial valley on Lofoten’s wild north coast.
Sund is home to a blacksmith, famous for his sculptures of cormorants, as well as a fishing boat motor museum and souvenir shop with refreshments.
Nusfjord is Norway’s best preserved fishing village. The centre is the harbour, surrounded by fishermen’s cabins, some over 100 years old. As well as a variety of historic buildings, there is a cafe, a pub, a shop, a silversmith and a bird cliff.
Reine was voted the «most picturesque village in Norway» by a national paper, while Time Magazine called the view of the mountain-lined fjord beyond «the most beautiful view in the world». Also in Reine is Gallery Eva Harr.
Vikten has an attractive beach with some extraordinary rocks sculpted by time and the elements. It is home to a glassblower and a ceramicist, with workshops open to the public.
Å Fishing Village Museum boasts the oldest working cod liver oil refinery in the world. The historic buildings house displays focused on Lofoten’s fishing past.
Rambergstranda and Flakstadstranda are two stunning white sandy beaches on the north coast of Flakstad island. Both make ideal photo-stops.
Å Stockfish Museum specializes in educating visitors about stockfish, or dried cod, the islands’ main export.
Flakstad Church is the second oldest church in Lofoten. This picturesque red church with its distinctive onion dome is set idyllically by the sea.
Lofoten Cuisine is famous for its award winning lamb, the Barents cod (skrei) and wide variety of excellent seafood available all-year around. Many of
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Public transportation: L: Yes, 1 km /S: Yes, 50 m Shopping: L: At pier and city centre 4 km / S: East 140 m, West 2.3 km Local currency: NOK ATM: L: Yes, 4 km / S: Yes, East: 300 m, West: 2 km Currency exchange: L: Yes /S: No Tax refund: NO Public telephones in pier area: L: No /S: No Internett access in pier area: L: Yes /S: No Mailboxes in pier area: YES Distances - airport: L: 5.4 km /S: East 6.2 km, West 7 km Distance to city centre: L: 4 km /S: East 140 m, West 2.2 km Nearest hospital: Nordlands Hospital Lofoten, +47 76 06 01 00, L: 3 km /S: 73 km
PORT OF LEKNES (L) AND SVOLVÆR (S) Visiting address: L: Storgata 37 /S: Fiskergata 23 Mailing address: L: Storgata 37 /S: Fiskergata 23 Contact person: L: Ann-Helen Ernstsen /S: Audhild Rasmussen Phone/Fax: L: +47 76 05 60 65, +47 90 03 53 79, +47 76 05 59 20 /S: +47 76 06 79 90, +47 76 06 79 91 E-mail: L: email@example.com / S: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: L: www.vestvagoy.kommune.no / S: www.vaganhavn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: L: City centre /S: Torget 18 Distance from port: L: 4 km /S: 140 m East / 2.3 km West Mailing address: L: Vestvågøy turistinformasjon, NO-8370 Leknes /S: P.O.B. 210, NO-8301 Svolvær Phone/Fax: L: 76 08 75 53 /S: +47 76 07 05 75 E-mail: L: email@example.com /S: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.lofoten.info GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restroms in pier area: L: Yes / S: Yes, on east Shuttle bus: L: Yes / S: No Parking place for buses: L: Yes, 100 m /S: Yes, 50 m Taxi: L: Yes / S: Yes Rental cars: L: Yes / S: Yes
PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: YES, tanker truck Supplies: YES Waste handling: YES Waste water method: L: Truck /S: Truck Tugboats: L: Yes, if ordered in advance DNV / S: RS Stormbull, pulling strength 5.2 t. Anchorage*: L: N68°06,9 E13°36; N68°06,6 E13°35,6; N68°06,64 E13°35,03 (in agreement by pilot) / S: N68* 13.29. E014*33.93 Pontoons: L: Yes /S: No Pilot: Channel 13 Emergency: Channel 16
Northern lights, Lofoten. Photo: Bjørn Jørgensen, Visitnorway.com
the local restaurants specialise in cuisine based on produce sourced locally and from the Arctic region in general. Lofoten is ideal for all kinds of nature-based activities. On land there is hiking at all levels, road biking, mountain biking and rock-climbing for the adventure seeker. At sea you can go kayaking, diving, snorkelling, or try your luck with the fishing rod. Sea Eagle safaris by RIB Lofoten, can be arranged from both Svolvær and Leknes. In the wintertime, you can experience the magical Aurora Borealis, and you can go skiing or snowshoeing.
Medical emergency: 113 Charts: L: Number 72 /S: Number 462 Tidal movement: L: 2-2.5 m /S: 1.86 m average ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: L: YES /S: NO Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: No limit Max size ship in port: L: No limit /S: 140 m East, 165 m West Max number of passengers per day in port: 4000 Max number of ships per day in port: 3 Ships stay min /max: L: No restrictions / S: East only until 18.00 Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: L: At pier, 230 m /S: East 214 m, West 122 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: L: 10 m /S: East 6 m, West 10 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limit Crew facilities: No * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: L: Sand /S: Sand Minimum depth: 35 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: About 0.75 nm
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VESTERÅLEN cruise port - SORTLAND Vesterålen is a group of islands bordering on Lofoten in the south. The Vesterålen islands are connected by bridges and are also linked with the mainland, making travel ferry-free. Vesterålen comprises six municipalities: Andøy, Bø, Hadsel, Lødingen, Sortland and Øksnes.
Whale Safari Andenes. Photo: whalesafari.no
The world`s most beautiful island kingdom The Northern Lights appear with the advent of the dark season. Breathtakingly beautiful colours shimmer across the sky and create a bewitching atmosphere. Steep snow-covered mountains are reflected on the ocean surface, along with the sparkling colours from the heavens. In spring the rocky mountains of the islands turn green, and we call Vesteralen “the green Alps”. In summer we have 24-hours of daylight and you may experience the amazing Midnight Sun. Most popular attractions are Whale Safari, Inga-Sami-Siida, Nyksund, the Hurtigruten Museum and Sortland - the Blue City.
Attractions/ Excursions Bus Trip around Eidsfjord Starting from the Blue City of Sortland we head south. We pass the characteristic bridge to the town of Stokmarknes and in the distance we may see the old Hurtigruten (Coastal Express) boat MS FINMARKEN in the dock. We follow the Vesterålen fjord rounding the south point of the Island Langøya. Soon we reach the Eidsfjord (The Herring Fjord). Your guide will tell you the fascinating story of the combined Fisherman and Farmer industry. We continue on and soon pass The Herring Oil Factory. Before our tour ends at the pier, we will enjoy a short sightseeing tour of Sortland. Bus Trip to Nyksund From Sortland we drive along the west coast of Langøya, first to Myre, one of the most important fishing villages in the north of Norway. From there it
is just a short but very impressing trip to Nyksund, the abandoned fishing village, which came to life again. A guided tour through Nyksund will give you an understanding of how people managed to live here up in the north on this little island, and why it has once again come to life. Inga Sami Siida is a Sami family that offers Sami traditions, culture, reindeer and nature experiences. Inside the wooden Lavvo, the Sami tent, you will learn about the Samis and their way of life while enjoying a hot drink. Hear fascinating stories about these indigenous people and you will also be treated to some joiking; the traditional Sami singing. During your stay at the Siida you can try your hand at throwing a lasso on reindeer antlers. Hurtigruten Museum in Stokmarknes is the place where Richard With started his coastal steamer company which is today known as “Hurtigruten”.
We visit the museum where we see the history of the most renowned cruise company in Europe. We also visit the old Hurtigruten ship MS Finnmarken which lies in front of the museum. The Aquaculture adventure centre in Vesterålen First, we take you on a boat trip to visit our fish farm. Then we go to the new exhibitions where we give you the story of the Norwegian aquaculture industry from its beginnings in the 50s and 60s up to the present time with its high-tech operations. We have a funny tunnel that kids can crawl through, computer games, underwater cameras, exciting films and a 12 metre-long map made from glass where every light shows where there are fish farming installations in the north of Norway.
Photo: Inga Sami Siida
Nyksund. Photo: Discover Artic
Sortland - the Blue City. Photo: Vesterålen Reiseliv
Andenes – 3 different trips: Whales, bird and seal safari, natural tourist road and rocket centre
1.5-hour trip the group changes. While the second group is on tour we will have a sightseeing tour through Andenes.
quotations written on many of the walls in the centre of the town.The tour starts and finishes at the port of Sortland.
The guide will present local history along the route from Sortland to Andenes.
The third tour follows the national tourist road on the west side of Andøya to Andenes. We stop at a traditional farm renowned for its homemade cheese. We will have several photo-stops on the way, including the white beach of Bleik. We visit the Spaceship-Centre Aurora and operate a mission. In Andenes we have some local snacks, with time for a walk through Andenes before heading back to Sortland. Our last stop will be at a Soap Factory.
Other excursions on request We also offer other different excursions on request, such as hiking, bicycling, kayaking, golfing and different cultural activies.
On the first tour we arrive at the Whale Centre for a guided tour around the exhibition, providing basic knowledge about the biology of the whales, their function in the eco-system and assertive research. We then board the safari vessel and go out to search for whales. Hot soup and coffe/tea will be served. After arrival at the port of Andenes the coach will take you back to the port of Sortland. On the second trip we arrive at the Sea Safari Centre where half of the group get ready for a tour out to the sea in a RIB boat. We are out, looking for birds and seals and if we are lucky also for whales. After a
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF Sortland Visiting address: Havnegata 7, NO-8400 Sortland Mailing address: email@example.com Contact person : Hugo Næss Phone/Fax: +47 76 10 82 64 / +47 76 10 82 61, Cell phone: +47 905 53 181 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.sortland-havn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Kjøpmannsgata 2, NO-8400 Sortland Distance from port: 400 m Mailing address: email@example.com Phone/Fax: +47 76 11 14 80 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.visitvesteralen.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: YES Shuttle bus: YES, Free. Every 30 minutes. Between pier, church and city centre. Parking place for buses: YES, 40 m Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation: YES, 500 m Shopping: 400 m
Sortland - The Blue City We take a tour around the town, accompanied by an informative talk where we learn more about the ‘blue city’ concept. We will hear how the idea was born; ‘art for a better environment and integrating art into architecture’. We will also learn about the many
Local currency: NOK ATM: YES, 400 m Currency exchange: NO Tax refund: NO Public telephones in pier area: NO Internet access in pier area: Wi-Fi by the end of 2015 Mailboxes in pier area: NO Distances - airport: 20 km, Stokmarknes Airport - 110 km Evenes, Harstad/Narvik Airport Distance to city centre: 400 m Nearest hospital: Nordlands Hospital Vesterålen / +47 75 42 40 00 / 25 km
Ship tenders allowed: NO Beam: Unlimited Max size ship in port: BT 150 000 / PAX 3500 Max number of passenger per day in port: 3500 Max number of ships per day in port: 1 (2) Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: 350 m Maximum ship draft and Depth in sea: 10 m Maximum ship Air draft if bridge: 30 m
PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: By oil hose Supplies: YES Waste handling: YES Waste water method: NO Tugboats: To be booked in advance Anchorage*: Not used Pontoons: NO Pilot: To be booked in advance Emergency: CH 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Chart 76 Tidal movement: 0.6 m - 2.8 m ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: YES
Quay: Sortland Terminalkai
Length: 450 m
Draft: 7.5-12 m
Airdraft: No limitation
Beam: No limitation
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tromsø cruise port Events: Tromsø International Film Festival (Jan), Northern Lights Festival (Jan), Midnight Sun Marathon (June), Bukta Festival (July), Tromsø Beer Festival (Aug) Cruising seasons: All year Average temperature: www.met.no (Jan -4.4°C / July 11.8°C) Midnight sun: May 18 - July 25 Northern Lights: September - April Useful links: www.visittromso.no
Midnight sun. Photo: Bjørn Jørgensen
Arctic Adventures Powered by Nature At 69º north, only 2000 km from the North Pole Tromsø is the capital of Norway’s high north and home to 70 000 lively inhabitants living on the edge of the Arctic. This well functioning cruise destination is located in a spectacular setting between islands, picturesque fjords and dramatic mountain peaks midway between the Lofoten Islands and North Cape. Tromsø hosts the world’s northernmost university, beer brewery, cathedral and botanical garden. Visitors are amazed to learn that our city has facilities of international standard, busy cafés, restaurants serving world-class food, an active cultural life, captivating museums, art galleries, a wide range of attractions, spectacular activities and nearby experiences. Tromsø - where your Arctic adventure begins!
Tromsø is the activity capital of Norway and a wide range of activities for individuals and groups are offered all year round. Summer Activities The Arctic light in summertime makes most activities possible both during the day and at night. • Guided City Walk • Scenic Excursions (by bus, helicopter or plane) • Midnight Sun Tour • Midnight Sun Photographic Tour • Fjord Tours • Fjord and Photographic Tour • Deep Sea Fishing Tours • RiB tours • Kayaking • Horseback riding • Hiking with dog • Mountain Hike • Mountaineering • Glacier Hike • Guided Cycle Trips (city, terrain or mountain)
Winter Activities Tromsø with its exhilarating, safe and well planned activities takes you into the Arctic winter landscapes. • Guided City Walk • Scenic Excursions (by bus, helicopter or plane) • Whale Watching (Nov-Feb) • Dog sledding • Reindeer sledding • Snowmobile Tours • Snowshoeing • Cross-Country Skiing • Ice Fishing • Fishing Trips • Northern Lights Chase • Northern Lights Experience
For more information about activities in Tromsø contact Visit Tromsø AS email@example.com
Polaria – an Arctic Experience An Arctic experience centre with knowledge and fascination. Enjoy the “Arctic Walkway”, aquariums with fish and bearded seals and the panoramic cinema. “One of the best museums you could ever take children to” – The Independent.
The Arctic Cathedral The Arctic Cathedral is the iconic symbol of Tromsø inspired by Arctic nature. The “Return of Christ” glass mosaic wall dominates the interior. To top the experience an evocative concert in the Cathedral is recommended. Concerts can be booked all year round at preferred times. A captured moment! Tromsø Domkirke The world’s northernmost Protestant cathedral from 1861 is Norway’s only wooden Cathedral. During the summer various concerts are held during the day every Monday-Friday.
Northern Lights Safari. Photo: Arctic Guide Service
The Science Centre of Northern Norway Experiment, have fun and learn about regional and universal phenomena on more than 80 interactive installations suitable for all ages. Experience the spectacular Northern Lights in Norway’s largest 360º fully digitalized planetarium. The Cable Car Take the cable car up Mount Storsteinen (421 m) for a fantastic view of Tromsø, the surrounding waterways and mountains. Excellent starting point for mountain walks. Tromsø Wilderness Centre Experience North Norwegian nature at its best with adventures at all levels for all kind of people. Everyone enjoys a visit to the dog farm, to cuddle puppies or hike with one of the 300 friendly Alaskan huskies. Mack Brewery, Ølhallen Enjoy a guided tour of the old beer cellars and the microbrewery, combining over 130 years of history, a film and a taste of beer in the northernmost brewery in the world.
Cable Car. Photo: Baard Loeken/ www.nordnorge.com
Tromsø University Museum Northern Norway’s most comprehensive museum presents in-depth knowledge about the people in the Arctic and their history as well as the Northern Lights. Polar Museum Located in an 1830 wharf house, the Polar Museum tells the exciting story of risky Arctic trapping and courageous polar expeditions. Perspektivet Museum Stories from Tromsø’s past and present are displayed. Challenging exhibits in a magnificent 1838 neoclassical estate. Tromsø Defence Museum The story of ”Tirpitz”, the German battleship sunk by the Allies on November 12 in 1944 near Tromsø, told through exhibits in a World War II bunker. The Art Museum of Northern Norway Art about and from Northern Norway from early 19th century to the present, along with national art history and temporary exhibitions.
A taste of North Norwegian Seafood Guided bus tour to “Rya Products” which is renowned for its excellent seafood.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF TROMSØ Visiting address: Kirkegt. 1, NO-9008 Tromsø Mailing address: P.O.B. 392, NO-9254 Tromsø Contact person: Harriet Willassen Phone/Fax: +47 77 66 18 50 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.tromso.havn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Visit Tromsø, Kirkegt. 2 Distance from port: 0 km city centre, 4 km from Breivika Port Mailing address: P.O.B. 311, NO-9253 Tromsø Phone/Fax: +47 77 61 00 00 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.visittromso.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: NO Shuttle bus: NO Parking place for buses: YES Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation: YES, 0 km city centre, 500 m Breivika Shopping: YES, 0 km city centre, 4 km Breivika Local currency: NOK ATM: YES, in the city centre Currency exchange: YES, in the city centre
Tax refund: Yes, on board Public telephones in pier area: YES, in the city centre Internet access in pier area: YES, in the city centre Mailboxes in pier area: YES, in the city centre Distances - airport: 4 km from both city centre and Breivika Distance to city centre: O km, 4 km from Breivika Nearest hospital: UNN Tromsø University Hospital / +47 07766 / 4.5 km from city centre, 500 m from Breivika PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: YES, by tanker/boat, arranged by ship agent Supplies: YES, arranged by ship agent Waste handling: YES Waste water method: Sludge-truck Tugboats: YES, arranged by ship agent Anchorage*: YES Pontoons: YES (Yokohama fenders available upon request) Pilot: Channel 13 Emergency: Channel 12/16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Norwegian chart no 466 Tidal movement: 1.8 m - 2.3 m average, depending on neap/spring ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: YES Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: Unlimited Max size ship in port: Max 5000 pax
Dog Sleigh. Photo: Baard Loeken/ www.nordnorge.com
BLÅST – the world’s northernmost glass hut! BLÅST is an open workshop where you can get a demonstration of how glass is made. Like magic, glass is formed into fantastic products that make great gifts. Tromsø Gallery of Contemporary Art Changing exhibitions covering Norwegian and international contemporary art in a classical building centrally placed in Tromsø. Arctic Alpine Botanical Garden The world’s northernmost botanic garden features is ranked among the top five botanical gardens in the world by BBC’s garden expert Monty Don. Tromsø City Walk A must do activity loaded with tips that will enhance the Tromsø experience! You will leave Tromsø with a better understanding of the history, culture and lifestyle of our chilly slice of paradise. Sommarøy With beaches reminiscent of the Riviera, fantastic views and vibrant fishing villages, Sommarøy is a beautiful destination for a scenic tour from Tromsø.
Max number of passenger per day in port: Max 5000 pax at time Max number of ships per day in port: Depends on size Ship’s stay min /max: No limitations Environmental limitations /restrictions: None Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: Pier 7: 220 m, Pier 8: 115 m, Pier 24: 365 m, Pier 25: 295 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: Pier 7: 7.4-8.5 m, (depending on ship length) Pier 8: 7.4 m, Pier 24: 10.4 m, Pier 25: 12 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: Sandnessund Bridge 41 m, Tromsø Bridge 36.5 m Crew facilities: Grocery stores close to the port, good shopping facilities in the city centre and at shopping centres. * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Muddy sand bed Minimum depth: 30 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: Varies
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Quay: Length: Draft: Airdraft: Beam: Hight quayside: Prostneset no. 7 200 m 8.5 m Unlimited 2.7 m Prostneset no. 8 300 m 7.4 m Unlimited 2.7 m Breivika no. 24 410 m 10.4 m Unlimited 2.4 m Breivika no. 25 150 m 12.0 m Unlimited 2.4 m Sandnessund Bridge 41.0 m Tromsø Bridge 36.5 m
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ALTA CRUISE PORT Events: Borealis Winter Festival & Finnmarksløpet Dogsled Race, March; Alta Soul & Blues Festival, June Midnight Sun: May 18-July 28 Northern Lights: September-April Dark Season: November 26-January 17 Useful Links: http://www.northadventure.no/ http://www.visitalta.no/
Northern Lights. Photo: Altafoto.no
The City of the Northern Lights For thousands of years, people have lived in this sheltered area at the end of the Altafjord. Today, the people are still here, but they’ve added a central harbor, airport and modern infrastructure. The darkness of winter holds our elusive Arctic jewel, the Northern Lights, and Alta has been a favoured spot for scientists and tourists alike to observe them for over a hundred years. In the summer, the Midnight Sun lights the way for outdoor tours, adventures and exploration. Dogsleds, reindeer, riverboats, Stone Age carvings, Sami culture and more... it’s no wonder people come from around the world to visit. Attractions/ Excursions Alta Museum Duration: 2 hours This award-winning museum sits amid thousands of Stone Age rock carvings, visible in summer. Indoor exhibits year-round. It also has one of the best views of Altafjord, no matter what the weather. Hunting for the Aurora Borealis Duration: 3-4 hours Join your guides out under the winter night sky to search for the elusive and beautiful Northern Lights. Enjoy the quiet of the Arctic wilderness as you search, and let the guides help you set up your camera just right. Northern Lights Husky Duration: 2 hours Veteran dog musher Trine Lyrek, competitor in Iditarod and Finnmarksløpet, welcomes you to visit with her dogs, learn about the sport and her experiences, and in the winter, take a ride on a dogsled.
Alta Canyon (Sautso) and Dam Duration: 4 hours Sautso, Northern Europe’s biggest canyon, lies 45 km outside Alta. In summer, journey to the canyon, stop for photos, and tour the 110-metre-tall dam that is part of Norway’s power generation system. Riverboat Tours Duration: 2 hours The area’s old-style wooden riverboats are still very much in use during the summer. Join an experienced pilot and cruise along the river through often shallow and white water. Boat trips can be arranged lasting from 20 minutes to 2 hours. Dogsled Riding, Driver or Passenger Duration: 3 hours Drive your own dogsled, or take the passenger seat and just enjoy the ride. In summer, use a wheeled cart instead of the sled. Learn about the sport and raising huskies from a veteran dog musher.
Pæskatun Duration: 2 hours Slate quarry in the rugged hills near Alta. The hosts demonstrate old and new techniques for producing slate, and tell the history of the rough and difficult trade that has been a cornerstone of the Alta economy for two centuries. Be the first human ever to touch a 700-million year old rock surface! Boazo Sami Siida Duration: 2 hours See a Sami “siida”, or reindeer camp. The host families will welcome you and tell you about the Sami culture, lifestyle and traditions, both for reindeer herding and in daily life. Real, live reindeer are part of the experience, of course! Maze and Cavzo Safari Duration: 4-5 hours A genuine Sami village on the high plateau south of Alta. In summer, take riverboats to a nearby old church, or farther up to the Alta Dam in Sautso. In winter, take part in “Sami Games” to learn about the old ways.
Boazo Sami Siida. Photo: Altafoto.no
Northern Lights Cathedral. Photo: jp-foto Alta
Alta Canyon. Photo: Altafoto.no
Reindeer Sledding NEW! Duration: 4-5 hours Take a journey into the interior of Finnmark county. Meet a Sami family, learn about their history and traditions, and go for a peaceful ride on a reindeerpulled sled along a frozen river.
Snowmobile Tours Duration: 4 hours In winter, try driving your own snowmobile. A professional, experienced guide will outfit you and teach you what you need to know. Ride through wild, Arctic terrain as you explore the area.
Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel Duration: 2 hours (Jan-Apr) An elaborate and beautiful hotel made entirely of snow and ice every winter. Decorated with ice sculptures and carvings made by local artists. Around 30 rooms, plus lounges, a gallery, a chapel, and a bar where even the glasses for drinks are made of ice.
Northern Lights Cathedral NEW! Duration: 1 hour Tour Alta’s newest landmark, the Northern Lights Cathedral. Learn about the construction and symbolism of this church from your guide, and marvel at the blending of holy meaning, natural elements and modern design, both inside and out.
Ice Sculpture Course NEW! Duration: 3 hours (Jan-Apr) Join ice artists at the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel. See the gorgeous and magical hotel interior, learn how the artists carved the ice and snow inside, and try your own hand at making an ice sculpture.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF Alta Havn KF Visiting address: Havneveien 24 Mailing address: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact person: Arnt Nilsen Phone/Fax: +47 78 44 69 10/ +47 78 43 69 90 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.altahavn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Markedsgata 3 (inside the library, Alta Library) Distance from port: 4 km Mailing address: Markedsgata 3, NO-9505 Alta Phone/Fax: +47 99 10 00 22 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.visitalta.no/ GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: NO Shuttle bus: YES, but must be ordered as a shore service Parking place for buses: YES, 20-100 m to gangway Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation : YES, 500 m to bus stop Shopping: YES, 4 km
Tirpitz Museum Duration: 2 hours Dedicated to telling the story of and showing artefacts from the German Navy’s occupation of the Alta area in World War II, with a focus on the fearsome battleship Tirpitz that was anchored here.
Local currency: NOK ATM: YES, banks in city centre, 4 km Currency exchange: YES, banks, 4m from port Tax refund: NO Public telephones in pier area: NO Internet access in pier area: NO Mailboxes in pier area: NO Distances - airport: 500 m, Alta Airport Distance to city centre: 4 km Nearest hospital: Alta Health Centre, 4 km
Hiking in Alta Alta has extraordinary nature. Winter and summer, hikes and tours that range from moderate to strenuous activity levels are available in many locations and destinations in the Arctic wilderness. Hikes can be arranged for anywhere from 30 minutes to several hours. Overland Excursions Duration: 7-10 hours Visit nearby towns and attractions, accompanied by a guide with stories and local knowledge to bring the area to life. Hammerfest - the northernmost city in the world Kautokeino - visit the unique Juhls silver gallery Karasjok - Sapmi Park and Sami Parliament North Cape - visit the area’s northernmost point
Max number of ships per day in port: 2 Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: NO Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: 264 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 8.50 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: 65 m
PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: NO Supplies: YES Waste handling: YES Waste water method: Tank on truck Tugboats: NO Anchorage*: YES Pilot: YES Emergency: YES Medical emergency: 113 ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: NO Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: 50 m Max size ship in port: 264 m Max number of passenger per day in port: 3000
* IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Sand Minimum depth: 8.5 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 200 m
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North Cape Turnaround Port lakselv Events: Midnight Rock Festival in mid July Midnight Sun: May 16th – July 27th Average temperature: Summer season: 8.5°C Cruise Season: Main season May – September Useful links: www.visitlakselv.com Cruise Information: www.nordkapphavn.no, www.nctp.no Port Information: www.nctp.no
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The Porsangerfjord with locations. Photo: Trykkeriservice
North Cape Turnaround Port The Gateway to the land of the Midnight Sun & Sápmi
The Arctic Porsanger Fjord is the 4th longest fjord in Norway and consists of numerous small islands and exciting attractions. Often called “the world’s northernmost archipelago”. Here is the northernmost canyon and the world’s northernmost pine forest. A large dolomite belt that creates amazing formations and rare plant life. Very good opportunities for bird watching in nature reserves. Three salmon rivers as well as over 4000 lakes. Thus, a true gem of nature to discover in the land of the Midnight Sun! North Cape International Airport is only 10 minutes away from the harbour, with very few restrictions. An obvious starting point for exploring the region. Especially with the Sámi way of life and culture only a short drive away.
Attractions/ Excursions “The Sámi’s 8 seasons” Duration: 3 hours. Capasity: 20-40 At Stabbursnes Naturhus & Museum you get an understanding of the Sámi’s 8 seasons through a fantastic film which gives an insight into Sámi traditions in the course of a year. The exhibition at the national park centre displays the interaction between nature and culture in the area. In our lavvo, you will experience the flavour of our traditions. “Hiking with a taste of Sámi culture” Duration: 3 hours. Capacity: 20-40 The tour starts from Stabbursnes Naturhus & Museum. The trek is out against Stabbursnes nature reserve, important wetlands for birds. Along the way, you get a taste of the Sámi culture in an atmospheric setting and you will be served a “local taste of snack”, by the fire in a lavvo. There will also be storytelling about Sámi’s use of the area.
Trollholmsund – Hiking Tour Duration: 3 hours. Capacity: 20-40 At a visit to Trollholmsund – an area of some beautiful stone dolomite formations - you will hear about an old Sámi legend, which tells of a group of wandering trolls and how they were turned into stone. A marked trail passes through an agricultural landscape, with an incredible wealth of biodiversity and interesting sights. Riddoduottarmuseat / RDM Porsanger Museum Duration: 2 hours. Capacity: 20-40 Presenting Sami, Kven and Norwegian cultural history and collection relating to industries such as fishing and agriculture, households and everyday life. Fossestrand Farm and Handcraft Shop Duration: 30 min – 1 hour. Capacity: 20-40 Produces Sámi handcraft as well as products made from local herbs and berries. Here one can also meet the sheep and lamas. Hot drinks are served on request.
ATW Safaris to Caskil Duration: 3.5 hours. Capacity: 20. For all ATW-drivers: a car driving licence is required From the port in Hamnbukt the drive goes up to the Caskil viewpoint. Several photo stops along the road, including a visit to Fossestrand Farm and the handcraft shop. Hot drinks can be included. The tour ends at Hamnbukt. Riddoduottarmuseat / RDM Sámi Museum - in the Sámi village Karasjok Duration: 3 hours. Capacity: 20-40 This is the largest Sámi museum in Norway, with one of the world’s largest collections of traditional Sámi clothing, from different areas and time periods. Outdoors there are several different Sámi buildings, some comprising a unique farmsteads and a several thousand year old hunting construction for wild reindeer.
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Riverboat excursion with Sámi folklore in Lavvu Camp – in the Sámi village of Karasjok Duration: 4 hours. Capacity: 20-40 You will take part in a rare experience that is not to be found many places on the northern hemisphere. Taking part in a trip on a riverboat! In Karasjok, this is still a vibrant culture! In the boat on the way you can stretch out your hand over the gunwale and touch the water. A cool feeling! On shore again you will visit a Lavvu Camp with Sámi folklore and a Sámi meal. «A touch of Sápmi» in the Sámi village of Karasjok Duration: 5 hours. Capacity: 20-40 At the Sámi Museum, you will experience an exhibition that imparts a love of interpretation through art, and also describes the Sámis’ courtship and wedding customs. You will also take part in a rare experience that is not to be found many other places in the northern hemisphere. To ride on a river boat! On shore again you will visit a Lavvu Camp with Sámi folklore and a Sámi meal.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF North Cape Turnaround Port Visiting address: Hamnbukt, NO-9700 Lakselv Mailing address: P.O.B. 298, NO-9711 Lakselv Contact person: Mr Fred Persen (IR-Contact) & Jan-Ole Henriksen (Operation Manager) Phone/Fax: +47 93 28 83 00 and +47 99 79 42 90 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.nctp.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: At the pier (during calls & tournaround operations only) Distance from port: 50 m (or 8 km into the centre) Mailing address: Porsanger i utvikling KF, P.O.B. 400, Rådhuset, NO-9712 Lakselv Phone/Fax: +47 90 72 66 19 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.visitlakselv.com GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: yes Shuttle bus: yes, between pier and airport (during turnaround operations). To town centre on request! Parking place for buses: 20 m Taxi: yes Rental cars: yes Public transportation: yes, 100 m
Sápmi. Photo: Johan Wildhagen /Innovation Norway
Midnight Sun in Sápmi. Photo: Torbjørn Nilsen
The Norwegian Sámi Parliament in the Sámi village Karasjok Duration: 3-4 hours. Capacity: 20-40 The Norwegian Sámi Parliament is an elected institution for the Sámi population in Norway. It is shaped in a semicircle on two floors. At the end of the semicircle is the Sámi Parliament’s plenary hall as a teepee style amphitheatre for meetings of the Sámi Parliament. The building stands primarily as a concrete symbol of the political and legal status of the Sámi as a people. Sápmi Park - in the Sámi village of Karasjok Duration: 4 hours. Capacity: 60-200 The cultural park presents the Sámi culture and history in an enthralling, informative and entertaining way. Watch reindeer up close, enjoy a magic film about Sámi culture, try lassoing, visit a Sámi camp or buy authentic Sámi handicrafts. Sápmi Park also offers the option of tasty Sámi food in “Storgammen” Restaurant.
Engholm Husky Farm - outside the Sámi village of Karasjok Duration: 3-4 hours. Capacity: 20-40 Share the wonderful enthusiasm of the Alaskan Husky and come to understand the special relationship between musher and dog. Visit the puppy-yard and linger with the friendly adult racing dogs. You don’t need to be a passionate dog-lover to gain respect and admiration for these hard working dogs and their qualities. Sightseeing in the Sámi village of Karasjok Duration: 30 min – 1 hour. Capacity: 20–200 Combine with all the visits and activities, where you will get the up close view of some of the attractions and learn something of Karasjok’s history.
Shopping: yes, 8 km Local currency: NOK ATM: yes, 8 km Currency exchange: yes, 8 km (in the ATMs) Tax refund: yes, 8 km - at Lakselv Airport Banak Public telephones in pier area: No Internet access in pier area: Yes, free Wi-Fi Mailboxes in pier area: No Distances - airport: 8 km Distance to city centre: 8 km Nearest hospital: 8 km
Max number of passenger per day in port: No limitation Max number of ships per day in port: 1 Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: Acc. to international regulations Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: Yes Maximum ship length: 300 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 12 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitation Crew facilities: As for passengers
PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: In Honningsvåg Supplies: Yes Waste handling: Privat company if requested Waste water method: Acc. to international regulations Tugboats: No Anchorage*: Designated area Pontoons: Floating pier - “Seawalk” Pilot: Channel 12 (From pilot station in Honningsvåg) Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: paper charts upon request Tidal movement: Appx. 2.5-3.3 m ISPS approved: Yes Designated quays for cruise ships: Yes Ship tenders allowed: Yes Beam: No limitation Max size ship in port: Approx. 150 000 BT
* IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Clay, silt over rock Minimum depth: When moored to the “Sea Walk”: appr 15 m or deeper Distance from anchorage to tender pier: Appx. 800-1500 m
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Quay: Length: Hamnbukt – Concrete Wharf (240 m²) 20 m Seawalk (The Hydro Pier) 300 m
12 m 270 m
12 m 210 m
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4 m above sea level 2 m above sea level
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Hammerfest Cruise Port Events: Hammerfest Days (July) Cruise Season: February-October Average temperature: March - 3.6 – May 3.3 - July 11.5 – Sept 6.7 Useful links: www.yr.no (weather service) Cruise Information: www.visithammerfest.no / www.hammerfesthavn.no
EL-Bike, View of Hammerfest. Photo: Salen
The northernmost town in the world Welcome to Hammerfest, the northernmost town in the world! In Hammerfest, this micro metropolis in the Arctic, tradition meets modern spirit. The town is a typical reconstruction town, where contemporary architecture is replacing post-WWII reconstruction buildings. Visitors can experience Hammerfest by strolling through the city or visiting its museums. From the early “Pomor” trade with Russia, to a town completely lost in flames, a rich tradition of Arctic hunting and fishing; and, more recently, industrial development in energy and gas: Hammerfest bears a unique and exciting history. ATTRACTIONS/EXCURSIONS HAMMERFEST SAMI CAMP Panoramic drive with stops/photo stops at Mikkelgammen (with tastings) and Salen viewpoint. At Salen, you have a fantastic view over Hammerfest. Mikkelgammen is situated on the Mount Salen. Here we meet a Sami herding family and learn about their history, culture and everyday life. Samples of Sami food will be served: reindeer meat, smoked fish and cloudberries. Duration: 2 hours Transport: Bus Driving distance: 4-5 km To be served: Sami food Level: Less walking – easy tour Capacity: 90 pax HAMMERFEST AND THE POLAR BEAR SOCIETY Sightseeing through Hammerfest with entrance to the Polar Bear Society and a photo stop at the UNESCO Meridian Monument. The Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society has an exhibition showing the town’s proud traditions of hunting and fishing in Arctic areas. When you have experienced some of this Arctic life and the kingdom of the polar bears, you can
round up your visit with signing up for a membership at the Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society. Duration: 2 hours Transport: Bus Driving distance: Totally 4-5 km Level: Less walking – easy tour Capacity: 90 pax HAMMERFEST AND THE MUSEUM OF RECONSTRUCTION Sightseeing through Hammerfest with entrance to the museum of reconstruction and a photo stop at the UNESCO Meridian Monument. The exhibition at the Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and North-Troms aims to convey the poignancy of the dramatic events of WWII: the forced evacuation, the conflagration and the restoration of Finnmark and North-Troms. Never before has any war had such dire consequences for the people of our country. Duration: 2 hours Transport: Bus Driving distance: Totally 4-5 km Level: Less walking – easy tour Capacity: 90 pax
HAMMERFEST-NORTHCAPE On this trip from Hammerfest to the North Cape you will experience Arctic nature along the coastline inland. Our guide will tell you about life in this area. We will pass over bridges and through tunnels and see areas where the reindeer are making their way to the coast. It is possible to make a stop at Skaidi for a light meal. Duration: 6 hours Transport: Bus Light meal: Optional Level: Less walking – easy tour Capacity: 250 pax HIKING TOUR We start off in the centre, passing through the town and by the church before we walk up Gammelveien (The Old Trail). There is a steep climb up the mountain. As we reach the top, we walk through a small forrest and end up at the viewing point on Mount Salen. The guide will provide a typical Norwegian hiking snack during the short breaks on the hike. The tour then continues down Sikk-sakkveien (The Zig-zag trail) and back to the ship. Duration: 2 hours Transport: No
Solveig Sara. Photo: Zbigniew “Ziggi” Wantuch
Northern Lights, Hammerfest. Photo: Zbigniew “Ziggi” Wantuch
Refreshments will be served Level: Experienced hikers Capacity: 80 Footwear & clothing: Sturdy, comfortable shoes and warm clothes A WALK IN THE TOWN For anyone wishing to discover Hammerfest by foot our walking tour in the town centre is the best choice. We start at the tourist information and visit the protestant church of Hammerfest with its special architecture which is a reference to one of our oldest traditions. We continue to the Museum of Reconstruction. The exhibition here portays events from World War II in the North of Norway and how this region was reconstructed afterwards. You will see how the powers of endurance showed in that period to the old times of arctic hunting and fishing in Hammerfest by visiting the Polar Bear Society. Duration: 2 hours Toilet: Yes Level: Easy tour Capacity: 80 pax Footwear & clothing: Sturdy, comfortable shoes and warm clothes
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF Hammerfest Visiting address: Hamnegata, NO-9615 Hammerfest, Norway Mailing address: P.O.B. 123, NO-9615 Hammerfest, Norway Phone/Fax: +47 78 40 74 00 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.hammerfesthavn.no TOURIST INFORMATION Hammerfest Touristinformation Visiting address: Hamnegt. 3 Distance from port: Pier 1 = 10 m / Pier 9 = 3 km Mailing address: P.O.B. 504, NO-9615 Hammerfest Phone/Fax: +47 78 41 21 85 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.visithammerfest.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: Pier 1 Yes / Pier 9 NO Shuttle bus: Mandatory Parking place for buses: Pier 1 = 20 m / Pier 9 = 500 m Taxi: YES Rental cars: YES Public transportation: NO Shopping: Pier 1 = 200 m / Pier 9 = 3 km
EL-BIKE CLASSIC Hammerfest is electrifying – we take that literally! Experience Hammerfest by a guided tour with electric bikes. With this El-Bike fun is guaranteed. First stop is the Meridian Column, our UNESCO world heritage site. After that we head for the Energy House that shows you all aspects of our energy history. Finally, our tour leads to the viewpoint on Mount Salen with its fantastic vista. Duration: 2 hours Toilet: Yes Level: Easy tour Capacity: 12 pax Footwear & clothing: Sturdy, comfortable shoes and warm clothes THE ENERGY HOUSE In beautiful surroundings on the site of the first power station in Northern Europe (1891), where hydroelectricity for the street lights was produced, is the Energy House. In this new and interactive centre, you will have the opportunity of experiencing technology for the production of different energy sources like wind, tidal water and LNG (gas). Duration: 1.5 hours Toilet: Yes
Local currency: NOK ATM: YES, Pier 1 = 100m / YES, Pier 9 = 3 km Currency exchange: YES, Pier 1 = 20 m / YES, Pier 9 = 3 km Tax refund: NO Public telephones in pier area: NO Internet access in pier area: YES, Tourist information Mailboxes in pier area: YES Distances: Airport to Pier 1 = 4 km / Pier 9 = 1 km City centre to Pier 1 = 200 m / Pier 9 = 3 km Nearest hospital: Pier 1 = 3 km / Pier 9 = 500 m PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: Available, only marine diesel / gasoil Supplies: Available Waste handling: Yes Waste water method: Truck Tugboats: Yes, but not compulsory Anchorage*: Yes Pontoons: No Pilot: VHF Ch. 12 / 16 Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: Norwegian Chart no. 98, 101 and 489 Tidal movement: Average 2.2 m ISPS approved: Yes
The Energy House. Photo: Zbigniew “Ziggi” Wantuch
Level: Less walking - easy tour Capacity: 20 pax POLAR HEROES This excursion takes you back to the days of Norway’s great explorers. In the footsteps of the local polar hero Adolf Henrik Lindstrøm we let you explore the Arctic. Lindstrøm was chef on board one of the vessels that crossed the North-Western passage and was on the expedition to the South Pole, both with Roald Amundsen. Famous for his good and healthy cooking and his joyful Hammerfest spirit, Lindstrøm was the heart of these extreme explorations. We take you on a polar hike and let you try his famous dish “Biff à la Lindstrøm.” Duration: 2 hours (January – April) Toilet: Yes Food served: Yes Level: Experienced hikers Capacity: 20 pax Footwear & clothing: Very warm clothes and sturdy shoes
Designated quays for cruise ships: 3 Ship tenders allowed: Yes Beam: Pier 1 = 220 m Pier 9 = 280 m Max size ship in port: No limits Max number of passenger per day in port: No limitation Max number of ships per day in port: 2 – 3, according to the length of stay Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: According Norwegian and international regulations Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: No limitation Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: Pier 1 = 8 m / Pier 9 = 14 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No limitation Crew facilities: No facilities dedicated for crew * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Mud and sand Minimum depth: 50 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 6 nm
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Draft: 8.5-10 m 7.5-10 m 11 m 7.3 m
Beam: 220 m 110 m 280 m -
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North Cape Cruise Port Events: North Cape Festival, June/North Cape Film Festival, September. Midnight Sun: May 11 – July 31. Cruise season: All year, main season May – September Useful links: www.nordkapp.no Cruise Information: www.portofnorthcape.com Port information: www.portofnorthcape.com
North Cape - Northern Lights. Photo: NordiskFilm
The northernmost point Breathtaking scenery, picturesque fishing villages and the captivating light of the Arctic. Get ready for the stunning journey to the extreme north of Europe. Get ready for the North Cape - a monumental cliff plunging into the endless Arctic Ocean. This is the adventure of a lifetime. In previous centuries a journey for explorers and expeditions, today a major destination for visitors from all over the world. Enjoy the Northern Lights and the soft glow of the Midnight Sun. Engage in exciting activities and explore spectacular nature. Frozen shores and snow-capped mountains in winter, a coastline rich in wildlife and history. Endless daylight and haunting landscapes in summer. Visit the northernmost part of continental Europe - visit the North Cape.
Attractions/excursions Hornvika – the North Cape Classic – NEW! Duration: 5 hours/Capacity 12 Conquer the North Cape the classic way. Boat from Skarsvåg, historical Exhibition, sampling of local food, enter the North Cape Hall and champagne to celebrate. The North Cape café teatre – NEW! Duration: 35 min/Capacity: 65 How on earth can you settle down and enjoy life at 71° north. A group of local young artists give you the surprising answer. The show takes place in Perleporten kulturhus (the Pearly Gates House of Culture) in the centre of Honningsvåg with a view over the harbour. The North Cape Duration: 3-4 hours. Capacity: 6000 Europe’s northernmost point, located at a latitude of 71°10’21”. On the massive cliff you can visit North Cape Hall, a tourist centre with a host of facilities
– supervideograf, Cave of Light, exhibitions, souvenir store, cafeteria and restaurant, restrooms and much more. Open all year. Bird Safari Duration: 3.5-4 hours. Capacity: 147 Experience one of Europe’s greatest and most accessible sanctuaries for Atlantic seabirds. Be dazzled by millions of birds breeding and living at the Gjesværsstappan Nature Reserve. King Crab Safari by boat Duration: 3 hours. Capacity: 4-40 Enjoy deep sea rafting in Sarnesfjord and participate in catching your own King Crab. Learn about the history of this famous creature and how to prepare it. King Crab Safari by bus Duration: 2.5 hours. Capacity: 60 We welcome you to experience King Crab live at our lavvo camp in Sarnes. Learn about the life of these famous creatures and how to prepare them.
ATV Safari Duration: 1.5 hours/Capacity: 4-10 Experience the Magerøya Island’s unique nature with stops for photos at stunning viewpoints over the island and Honningsvag. Artico Ice Bar Duration: 30-60 min/Capacity: 50 A bar made of ice from the lakes of Magerøya Island. Enjoy the polar winter in summer! The North Cape Museum Duration: 30-60 min/Capacity: 100 Presentation of Arctic fisheries and local history of the North Cape area. Once Upon a Dream Gallery and gift shop Capacity: 1– 50 The Gallery exhibits beautiful art and handicrafts from the surrounding district made by the artist Erica Haugli from America.
Expedition North Cape. Photo: Visit Nordkapp
King Crab Safari. Photo: Destinasjon 71 nord
Honningsvåg Church Duration: 30-60 min. Capacity: 100 Only building left after the Second World War. The Gallery “East of the Sun” Capacity: 50 Exhibits beautiful art and handicrafts from the surrounding district made by the artist Eva Schmutterer. North Cape Christmas and Winter House Capacity: 50 A house decorated with handmade crafts, all genuine Norwegian products. Stories from life in Northern Norway. Guided Fishing Village Tour Duration: 3 hours. Capacity: 400 Experience daily life and fishing activities in the local community, and learn about the island of Magerøya in general. Visit the local gallery and Christmas House, among others.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF north cape Visiting address: Holmen 2A Mailing address: P.O.B. 444, NO-9750 Honningsvåg Contact person: Harbour Captain John Arne Johansen Phone/Fax: +47 78 47 64 50/ +47 78 47 21 95 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.portofnorthcape.com TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Fiskeriveien 4 Distance from port: In the quay area Mailing address: P.O.B. 34, NO-9751 Honningsvåg Phone/Fax: +47 78 47 70 30 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.nordkapp.no GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: YES Shuttle bus: NO Parking place for buses: In the quay area Taxi: In the quay area Rental cars: In the quay area Public transportation: In the quay area Shopping: Walking distance Local currency: Yes, in the quay area ATM: YES, 200m Currency exchange: Yes, in the quay area
Puffin in Gjesvær - Finnmark Reiseliv
Walking Tour in the town of Honningsvåg Duration: 2 hours. Capacity: 15 per guide Here the main theme is life in Honningsvag – in both a historical and a current perspective. Includes a visit to Honningsvag Church. Visit to a Sami Camp “Siida” Duration: 2-4 hours. Capacity: 100 Visit to a Sami camp where we will meet a Sami family. The guide will talk about local and Sami history, traditions and lifestyle. Photo safari Duration: 3 hours. Capacity: 1-50 The Photo Safari gives you more than through-the bus-window shooting opportunities. It will help you discover hidden treasures, and take you off the beaten track.
IN WINTER WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING EXCURSIONS /PRO DUCTS: • Convoy to North Cape • Expedition North Cape • Snowmobile Safari • Northern Lights Safari on Snowshoes • Northern Lights Watching • Fishing Village Tour • Kick-Sled in Honningsvåg • King Crab Adventure • ATV Safari • Artico Ice Bar • Bird Safari • North Cape Museum • Arctic Pass For more information about the tours please contact: email@example.com / www.nordkapp.no
Tracking tours Kirkeporten, Knivskjellodden or Hornvika. Duration: 2.5 hours, 7 hours or 4 hours Capacity: 15 per guide.
Tax refund: NO Public telephones in pier area: YES Internet access in pier area: Free Wi-Fi in the quay area Mailboxes in pier area: YES Distances - airport: 4 km/ Valan Airport Distance to city centre: 100 m Nearest Hospital: North Cape Cottage Hospital/ +47 78 47 66 60/2 km Other useful information: www.nordkapp.no
Max number of ships per day in port: No limitation Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: No limitation Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: 300 m+ Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: 12 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: 12 m Crew facilities: Free Wi-Fi in the quay area
PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: YES / Tank or vessel Supplies: YES Waste handling: YES Waste water method: Local Tugboats: YES Anchorage*: YES Pontoons: YES Pilot: Channel 12 Emergency: Channel 16 Medical emergency: 113 Charts: YES Tidal movement: 2.8 m tidal difference ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: YES Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: No limitation Max size ship in port: 300 m Max number of passenger per day in port: No limitation
* IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Sand / Clay Minimum depth: 15 m+ Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 1-2 m
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Quay 2 Quay 3 Quay West
Quay: Quay North, NEW Quay 1 Quay 2 Quay 3 Quay West Quay South Quay East
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LONGYEARBYEN CRUISE PORT Events: Polar Jazz (January/February), ‘Solfestuka’ The return of the sun week (March), Svalbard Ski Marathon (April/May), Spitsbergen Marathon (June), Octoberfest (Last weekend of September), Dark Season Blues (Last weekend of October). Midnight Sun: (19 April – 23 August). Main Cruise Season: (June-September). Average temperature: 6° Celcius. Cruise/Shore excursion information: Visit Svalbard: www.visitsvalbard.com/cruise, Spitsbergen Travel: www.spitsbergencruise.no Port information: www.portlongyear.no
Polar bears on Spitsbergen. Photo: Spitsbergen Travel/Linda Drake
Explore the Isfjord & Longyearbyen in the High Arctic wilderness One of the world’s largest areas of untouched wilderness awaits you in the High Arctic. During the summer Svalbard comes alive with calving glaciers, teeming bird cliffs, unique Polar wildlife and hardy flowers, all set against a backdrop of majestic mountain ranges and endless Arctic tundra. Longyearbyen, the northernmost town in the world, bids you welcome to these experiences plus so much more. During your call you can enjoy a range of excursions, all including pick-up from the pier. Slow cruising in the magnificent Isfjord is a new option, offering a wide spread of nature, wildlife and cultural heritage sites to visit.
Attractions: Galleri Svalbard Galleri Svalbard showcases works by artists who have been inspired by the light and landscapes of Svalbard. The gallery’s permanent collections house works by the Norwegian painter Kåre Tveter, historical maps, books and local currency in the Svalbard Collection. The gallery also boasts a gift shop and a licensed cafe. Svalbard Museum Svalbard Museum was lauded by the Council of Europe as the European museum of the year in 2008. It features a collection of artefacts covering the 400 years of human activity since the archipelago’s discovery, and a display of the area’s flora and fauna. The museum’s gift shop stocks a large selection of Polar literature. The museum operates with a cruise guarantee, whereby the opening hours are extended for the calls of all major cruise ships.
North Pole Expedition Museum This museum tells the stories of the early North Pole explorers, and the airships that they constructed to make these voyages. The exhibition includes original expedition films, photos, maps, models, original artefacts and clothes. In addition the museum offers a gift shop. Svalbard Kirke The world’s northernmost church, Svalbard Kirke, is located in Longyearbyen. The church is always open, and visitors are welcome to explore it, and it boasts many local artworks and historical items. The church holds regular Lutheran services on Sundays and religious festivals, but is also home to many local activities. Dog yards Many visitors to the Arctic hope to meet huskies, our four-legged friends who have assisted explorers and hunters in the past, and who still today are a large
part of life for the locals. During the summer, dog sledding is available in wheeled sleds, or guests can choose to visit one of the dog yards as part of a sightseeing tour. Tax-free shopping Longyearbyen offers a variety of shops stocking everything from food, sports and leisure equipment to gifts and souvenirs like jewellery and handicrafts. Svalbard is not subject to customs and VAT regulation, meaning that the prices on many items are cheaper than on the mainland. Shops are open on all major cruise calls.
Excursions: Sightseeing by bus Local guides will introduce you to this fascinating area and take you through the exciting history of the archipelago. These tours will introduce you to many of the highlights of Longyearbyen, and provide you
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Glacier in the Isfjord. Photo: Marcela Cardenas Menchaca
with a very special experience in this small yet flourishing modern community. Sightseeing trips range from one to four hours, and may include guided visits to museums and/or dog yards. Summer dog sledding on wheels Experience dog sledding in summertime - this is an amazing excursion where you can get close to nature and meet our friendly polar dogs. The huskies love to be active, and their eager barks will welcome you on arrival at the dog yard. Join us for a fascinating trip through Svalbard’s scenery on wheeled dogsleds. Polar Circle boat trips Speed out from Longyearbyen in a sturdy Polar Circle boat and experience the beauty of the Isfjord from sea level. Destinations for these trips include the impressive Fuglefjella (Bird Mountain) where there are thousands of nesting seabirds and/or the abandoned towns of Grumant or Hiorthhamn. Marvel at the teeming birdlife, and enjoying fascinating stories from the old mining days.
PORT & tourist INFORMATION PORT OF longyearbyen Visiting address: Bykaia, Port of Longyear Mailing address: P.O.B. 350, NO-9171 Longyearbyen Phone/Fax: +47 91 12 23 00/+47 79 02 13 15 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.portlongyear.no SHOREX INFORMATION Visiting address: Spitsbergen Travel, Polarsenteret Distance from port: 2.0 km Mailing address: P.O.B. 548, NO-9171 Longyearbyen Phone/Fax: +47 79 02 61 00/+47 79 02 6 01 E-mail: email@example.com Internet: www.spitsbergencruise.no TOURIST INFORMATION Visiting address: Visit Svalbard, vei 221.1, Central Longyearbyen Distance from port: 2.5 km Mailing address: P.O.B. 323, NO-9171 Longyearbyen Phone/Fax: +47 79 02 55 50 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.visitsvalbard.com/cruise GENERAL INFORMATION Terminal/Restrooms in pier area: YES Shuttle bus: Can be ordered Parking place for buses: 50 m from gangway
Walking trips Explore the area by foot joining a walking trip. These tours take place either within the town borders, or in the surrounding valleys. Most tours include a short bus trip to the start point, while others, particularly the historic walks within Longyearbyen, start directly from the harbour. These walks will give you an up close and in depth introduction to this unique town. Some of them include entry to Svalbard Museum or the North Pole Expedition Museum, and/or visits to Svalbard Church. Alternatively you can explore the tundra with one of our guides, visiting areas which are rich in cultural history and the unique High Arctic flora and fauna. Hiking trips The mountainous area surrounding Longyearbyen offers a variety of options. Highlights include conquering Platåfjellet (the Plateau Mountain) to enjoy the panoramic views over Longyearbyen, or the more inland peak of Sarkofagen. Alternatively, tours can head towards the moraine of the Longyear Glacier, where guests can search for their own souvenirs, in the form of 40-60-million-year-old fossils!
Taxi: Can be ordered Rental cars: Can be ordered Public transportation : NO Shopping: Tent at harbour or town centre, 2 km Local currency: NOK (Norwegian Kroner) ATM: YES, 2 km from harbour Currency exchange: NO Tax refund: NO - Tax-free area Public telephones in pier area: YES Internet access in pier area: YES - near harbour office Mailboxes in pier area: NO Distances - airport: 4 km, Svalbard Airport Longyear Distance to city centre: 2 km Nearest hospital: Longyearbyen Hospital/ +47 7902 4200/2 km from port Other useful information: Free Wi-Fi at Tourist Information in Longyearbyen PORT SERVICES / FACILITIES & INFORMATION Bunkers delivery /method: YES/TRUCK Supplies: YES Waste handling: YES Waste water method: Not available Tugboats: NO Anchorage*: YES Pontoons: YES Pilot: YES Emergency: VHF Channel 12 (16) Medical emergency: 113 Tidal movement: Maximum 2 m
Longyearbyen in the summer Photo Marcela Cardenas Menchaca
Special tours or arrangements: The historic town and its surroundings can also host a variety of special arrangements, tailor-made for your guests. Ideas within the town could include showing of Polar films at the modern Longyearbyen House of Culture, which seats up to 244, or combining a sightseeing with a visit to one of the historic wine cellars for an exclusive tasting. Outside Longyearbyen there are opportunities for arrangements at the dog yards and other suitable sites, or guests could be transported by boat across the Adventfjord to explore this historic area on foot with local guides. New: Slow cruising in the Isfjord The huge Isfjord almost divides the island of Spitsbergen in two as it stretches from west to east. This fjord offers magnificent possibilities for slow cruising, experiencing the magic of the High Arctic nature, the traces of early human activities on the archipelago and also the Norwegian and Russian settlements.
ISPS approved: YES Designated quays for cruise ships: YES Ship tenders allowed: YES Beam: Bykaia 16m. Turistkaia 5 m Max size ship in port: No limit Max number of passenger per day in port: 4000 Max number of ships per day in port: No limitation Ship’s stay min /max: No limitation Environmental limitations /restrictions: NO Port facilities according to Cruise Norway`s guidelines: YES Maximum ship length: Bykaia 300m, Turistkaia 65 m, Gammelkaia 90 m, Kullkaia 120 m Maximum ship draft and depth in sea: Bykaia draft 9 m Maximum ship air draft if bridge: No bridges Crew facilities: Toilet, shower, telephone, Wi-Fi * IF ANCHORAGE Type of bottom: Bay/rock Minimum depth: 30 m Distance from anchorage to tender pier: 400 - 800 m
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DISCOVER LONGYEARBYEN AND THE ISFJORD WITH SPITSBERGEN TRAVEL The high arctic The northernmost port of call in the world awaits you! With a wide variety of exciting attractions and excursions, Longyearbyen and the Isfjord area are the highlights of any Arctic voyage. Let the local experts, Spitsbergen Travel, help you choose an Arctic adventure to suit your passengers. Just 1300km from the North Pole, a visit to Spitsbergen is sure to be a highlight of any cruise itinerary, and one your guests will never forget.
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The local experts Spitsbergen Travel is the most experienced tour operator on Svalbard, and provides shore excursions to thousands of visitors each year. Be it hiking or Champagne tasting, a fjord safari or guided sightseeing, a visit to Russian Barentsburg or the ghost town of Pyramiden, Spitsbergen Travel have the local knowledge, site-specific training and logistical capacity to organise and run a tailor-made program for your call.
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THE MOUNTAIN GONDOLA BY THE FJORD
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The gondola at STRANDA takes you from 430 masl up to the panoramic viewpoint at 1067 masl., with a breathtaking view overlooking the village of Stranda, the Storfjord and the dramatic alpine fjord landscape , just by the entrance of the UNESCO World Heritage Area Geirangerfjord. Our mountain restaurant at the top station (1042 masl) serves local food and Norwegian specialities. www.strandafjellet.no
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The Rauma Railway – The most beautiful train journey Åndalsnes - Bjorli - Åndalsnes The Rauma Railway is a breathtaking railway journey under steep mountain walls and along beautiful flourishing hillsides that stretch up to great plateaus, and extend to the pristine national park. A trip on the Rauma Railway offers a unique opportunity to experience at close hand some of the most spectacular scenery Norway has to offer. Distance from the port to train station is 100 m. From 1st May to 30th September the train has an electronic guiding system that provides information on the scenic sights along the route. Comfortably installed onboard, passengers can enjoy the view through the train’s windows. At famous attractions such as Trollveggen and Kylling Bru, the train will make photo stops in this period. Infomercial on the Rauma Railway The nsb.no/agents site contains an infomercial presenting the route, the travel experience, the main attractions, the train and more. Information and booking for tour operators: nsb.no/agents NSB.Bergen@nsb.no +47 55 96 60 56
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Rica North Cape Welcome to the northernmost point of Europe and enjoy all our facilities at the North Cape Hall
Panoramic film portraying the four seasons at North Cape Exhibition from the North Cape´s long history as a travellers’ destination Chapel of St John – the most northerly ecumenical chapel in the world An exciting gift and souvernir shop with a rich varity of beautiful items Restaurant with local food on the menu and a fantastic panoramic view of the Arctic Ocean Northernmost post office with the special Nordkapp postmark
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The highlight of Bergen! From Fløyen there’s a spectacular panoramic view of Bergen and its beautiful surrounding scenery of fjords and mountains. Fløibanen is the only cable car of its kind in Norway and one of Scandinavias most popular tourist attractions. In case Fløibanen is not included in the shore excursion programme, there are numerous reasons to do so:
• The two funiculars climb the hillside, 26° at its steepest, through an approximately 7-minute-long, comfortable ride, taking you to the top of Mt. Fløyen (320m asl). • Our new, spacious plateau by the upper station offers every visitor, small and tall, a chance to relax and admire the breathtaking view. • Two funiculars, each with a capacity of 100 enthusiastic passengers, are in continuous and daily operation from early morning until 23.00 in the evening all year.
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• Mt. Fløyen is a perfect starting point for hiking tours in wonderful surroundings. Guided tours are available for groups. • The eventful upper station area offers a multiple of enjoyable facilities: Restaurant, café, kiosk, souvenir shop and a playground for children. • Fløibanen´s lower station is located only 150 meters from the famous Fish Market. The area is easily accessible to tour coaches.
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Experience the high arctic wonders of Spitsbergen, Svalbard – Including Longyearbyen and the Isfjord
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Examples of available shore excursions in Longyearbyen • • • •
Sightseeing by bus or foot, including visits at the major attractions Visit one of the husky farms close to Longyearbyen Experience activities like fjord safari, dog sledding on wheels, kayaking, walking and hiking Visit one of the trapper lodges, experience the pioners way of life
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New in 2015 Hiorthamn Adventure
Slow cruising in the Isfjord
“Mine ”, which was closed in , is located , kilometers from the harbour. In it will be opened as a visitor center, where groups will be introduced to the hard work in the total darkness of the coal mines.
Visit the abandoned mining society of Hiorthamn, close to Longyearbyen, and experience how life must have been for the pioner miners of the late th century.
Tempted for spending the night outside the settlement of Longyearbyen? Join and explore the expedition life. Accommodation in tents, polar bear watch and dinner in expedition style are some of the ingredients.
Cruise slowly around in the majestic Isfjord, with stunning nature, huge glaciers, unique wildlife, traces of early human activities and the Russian settlements in Barentsburg and Pyramiden.
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Po.box 164, NO-9171 Longyearbyen, Norway +47 79 02 22 22 email@example.com wildlife.no Photo: Cherry Alexander
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HADELAND GLASSVERK SINCE 1762 One of Norway´s most popular tourist attractions! Since 1762 Hadeland Glassverk has been situated in idyllic surroundings on the south bank of the lake Randsfjord, only one hour´s drive from Oslo and Drammen harbours. With us you will enjoy Norwegian traditions, history and culture and see the latest trends and designs. We offer a range of activities for all age groups.
Live glassblowing In the Glass Factory you can watch master glassblowers turn molten glass as hot as lava into beautiful bowls, vases, wine glasses and other beautiful objects.
Exciting Experiences • Free entrance to the Glass Factory
• Traditional Norwegian foods and pastries
• 250 years of glass history in the Glass Museum • Exhibitions during the summer • Children and family avtivities
• Factory discounts on crystal products • Nine fascinating shops and Tax Free shopping • Open every day all year round
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Bergenhus Fortress Kings, royalties and demonstration of power close to the city center. The Rosenkrantz Tower is considered one of the most important renaissance monuments in Norway. Parts of the tower is from the 1270s. You can climb up on to the roof, which still provides impressive views. The cellar contains the notorious dungeon, which was probably used well into the 19th century. Håkon’s Hall is 750 years old and was built by King Håkon Håkonson as a royal residence and banqueting hall. His son Magnus Håkonson Lagabøte married the Danish princess Ingeborg in 1261 with 2000 guests invited. At that time Bergen was Norway’s largest and most important town, and Håkon’s hall was the site of major national events, such as drawing up of Norway’s first complete set of laws.
Old Bergen Museum Actors make the stories come to life. Old Bergen Museum is a reminder of what Bergen used to be like. How could life in Bergen have been 150 years ago? What did it look like? What did people talk about? Only a short bus ride from the city center, you may meet landlords and servants from times past, in beautiful surroundings in this open air museum. OPENING HOURS: Håkon’s Hall: 16 Sept - 14 May: Daily 12 - 15 15 May - 15 Sept: Daily 10 - 16 Rosenkrantz Tower: 16 Sept - 14 May: Sundays 12 - 16 15 May - 15 Sept: Daily 9 - 16 Old Bergen Museum: 15 May - 31 Aug: Daily 9 - 16 CONTACT INFO: Bymuseet i Bergen I email@example.com +47 55 30 80 30 I www.bymuseet.no www.facebook.com/bymuseet Instagram.com/bymuseetibergen
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Northern Lights. Photo: Øystein Lunde Ingvaldsen / www.nordnorge.com
The Opera house. Photo: Christopher Hagelund - Visitnorway.com
Viking battle. Photo: Ørjan B. Iversen / visithaugesund.no
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The Naeroyfjord. Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway
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