Red houses on rocky shoreline with majestic mountains in the background.
Southbound

Voyage South

Kirkenes → Bergen

6 days
33 ports

  • Tromsø
  • Lofoten
  • The coast of Helgeland
  • Nidaros Cathedral
  • The Atlantic Ocean Road

Price from £568 per person

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Welcome to Havila Voyages. We sail with new, environmentally friendly ships which makes the world's most beautiful costal voyage also a comfortable one.

Free Wifi

Full board

Spacious cabins

Sailing schedule

On the southbound voyage from Kirkenes to Bergen, you visit Lofoten’s many ports during the daytime, sail between the myriad islands of the Helgeland coast and have time to visit Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim and sample some of the city’s culinary delights.

Map Norway Round voyage

Day 1

Kirkenes from seaside in the summer.

Ports: Kirkenes - Vardø - Båtsfjord - Berlevåg

Welcome aboard in Kirkenes! The border with Russia is only a few kilometres away, and the road signs in Kirkenes are in Norwegian and Russian. You can go as far as the border on one of our excursions, or how about a visit to the Snowhotel where everything is made of ice and snow?

Excursions


Day 2

Tromsø in sunset.

Ports: Mehamn - Kjøllefjord - Honningsvåg - Havøysund - Hammerfest - Øksfjord - Skjervøy - Tromsø

The polar landscape changes as we sail towards the west and south again. The great expanses are replaced by steep peaks, and in the evening we sail into Tromsø. You can go to a midnight concert in the Arctic Cathedral, or take a stroll in the midnight sun or under the Northern Lights and explore the nightlife of the city dubbed "The Paris of the North".  

Excursions


Day 3

Lofoten in autumn light.

Ports: Finnsnes - Harstad - Risøyhamn - Sortland - Stokmarknes - Svolvær - Stamsund

 

We enter the wild, idyllic Lofoten Islands . Beneath the jagged mountains lie chalky white sandy beaches and fishing villages with a vibrant fishing industry and locals using the coastal ships for everyday trips and transport. If the weather permits, we will enter the narrow Trollfjord. There is a strong possibility of spotting sea eagles here.

Excursions


Day 4

Torghatten mountain in summer.

Ports: Bodø - Ørnes - Nesna - Sandnessjøen - Brønnøysund - Rørvik

Now we have come so far south that we're crossing the Arctic Circle and sailing away from the polar night and the sunlit nights. But you can still see the Northern Lights in the winter, and it is never completely dark during the summer nights. Here you sail past a myriad of small islands, islets and skerries and past the special mountain, Trollhatten, which has a hole in the middle. If you wish, you can also go on the trip to the mountain and enter the hole.

Excursions


Day 5

The Atlantic Ocean Road with curvy roads and bridges.

Ports: Trondheim - Kristiansund - Molde - Ålesund

We sail through the wide Trondheim fjord that is bounded by rolling farmland on both sides and return to the coast and the open sea. You can disembark in Kristiansund and be driven along the Atlantic Ocean Road, which has been called the world's most beautiful drive. The road meanders along islets and skerries, and afterwards you can re-embark in Molde.

Excursions


Day 6

Buildings on Bergen Brygge in sunset

Ports: Torvik - Måløy - Florø - Bergen

The last day of the tour takes you through a diverse coastal landscape of bare rocky mountains and a maze of sounds and waterways between many islands. The great fjords and glaciers are situated inland. Bergen awaits at the end of the voyage. We hope you have many good memories from your journey along the Norwegian coast with Havila Voyages, and we look forward to seeing you again.

Excursions

Reine in Lofoten, mountains around a fjord. Photo: Ferdinand Stohr, unsplash

Experiences along the coast

Our beautiful fjords

Geirangerfjorden

The magical Northern Lights

Northern lights - aurora borealis in purple, pink and green

The smiling midnight sun

Midnight sun

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