In a journey stuffed with waterfalls, a formidable cascade is simply across the bend in Norway’s well-known fjords.
Whether or not it is the favored Seven Sisters, toppling 820 toes (250 meters) down the stone partitions of famend Geirangerfjord, or the large circulation speeding alongside the close by village of Hellesylt, melting snow brings a significant show of falling water.
A visit on a cruise ship in spring and summer season offers an in depth view of the excessive cliffs that tower over the slender inlets. In contrast to cruises that spend lengthy intervals at sea between ports, a visit via Norway’s fjords offers ever-changing surroundings, without having for a strenuous hike.
These are there in abundance, although, at stops alongside the way in which.
Ports additional north embody pleasantly walkable cities like Alesund, rebuilt after a devastating hearth in 1904 within the Artwork Nouveau model of structure. And there is Trondheim, dwelling to the northernmost gothic cathedral and the coronation church of kings.
A two-week cruise may even get you up into the Arctic Circle, dubbed the Land of the Midnight Solar this time of 12 months, with 24-hour daylight, and on to Europe’s northern-most level and extra scenic cruising by the rocky cliffs of North Cape.
For extra about cruising alongside Norway’s coast, try the most recent episode of the ” Get Outta Right here” podcast .