Ålesund Cruises

Balmoral in Alesund, Norway
Balmoral in Alesund, Norway
Beautiful view of Alesund over the mountains

Ålesund is Norway’s popular, art-nouveau epic of towers and turrets, ornaments and balconies, steeples and spires. The city’s delightful pedestrianised streets, offer a diverse mix of art galleries, shops and lively cafés, and lead to the 418 steps that climb Mount Aksla. The Fjellstua restaurant and café at the summit is the perfect place to sit and soak up panoramic views of this attractive city, the archipelago, and the Sunnmore Alps.

Virtually destroyed by fire in 1904, Ålesund was rebuilt within three years and is regarded widely as one of Europe’s true visual experiences.[ReadMoreMob] The port is home to the Jugendstilsenteret – The National Art Nouveau Centre –, which has a well-preserved art nouveau interior and regularly features exhibitions and displays.

Gateway to the fjords of Northern Norway

Ålesund is the gateway to the iconic northwestern fjords and this seaport is the home base for Norway's largest cod-fishing fleet, which, unsurprisingly, provides the city's visitors with some superb seafood to try.

Cruises to Ålesund

Spectacular Northern Lights over Tromso at night Spectacular Northern Lights over Tromso at night Spectacular Northern Lights over Tromso at night

In Search of the Northern Lights • L2205

 Newcastle
Balmoral
Tue 15 Mar 2022
9 nights
  • Experience Arctic Norway at its most dramatic
  • A chance to see ribbons of colour across the night sky
  • Ashore, you can explore breathtaking coastal scenery
Spectacular Northern Lights over Tromso at night Spectacular Northern Lights over Tromso at night Spectacular Northern Lights over Tromso at night

In Search of the Northern Lights • L2206

 Newcastle
Balmoral
Thu 24 Mar 2022
8 nights
  • Experience Arctic Norway at its most dramatic
  • A chance to see ribbons of colour across the night sky
  • Ashore, you can explore breathtaking coastal scenery
Northern lights over Alta, Norway Northern lights over Alta, Norway Northern lights in Alta, Norway

In Search of the Aurora Borealis • S2126

 Liverpool
Borealis
Tue 16 Nov 2021
16 nights
  • Revel in the early winter wonders of Northern Norway
  • Arctic Norway is one of the best places to see the Northern Lights
  • Enjoy an overnight stay in attraction-packed Tromso
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines funnel with the Northern Lights, Norway Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines funnel with the Northern Lights, Norway Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines funnel with the Northern Lights, Norway

In Search of the Northern Lights • L2135

 Portsmouth
Balmoral
Thu 04 Nov 2021
13 nights
  • Revel in the early winter wonders of Norway
  • Opportunity to embark on a thrilling husky-sled
  • Chance to see the awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis
Northern lights in Tromso, Norway Northern lights in Tromso, Norway Northern lights in Tromso, Norway

In Search of the Northern Lights • T2205

 Southampton
Bolette
Thu 24 Mar 2022
14 nights
  • Get closer to the wintertime scenes of Arctic Norway
  • Seek out the remarkable Aurora Borealis
  • A cable car ride to the peak of Mount Storsteinen
Langfoss waterfall, Norway Langfoss waterfall, Norway Langfoss waterfall, Norway

Norwegian Fjords & Mighty Waterfalls • M2215

 Rosyth (Edinburgh)
Braemar
Thu 26 May 2022
7 nights
  • Scenic cruising into beautiful waterways
  • You could tour from Olden to Briksdal Glacier
  • See  the tumbling waters of the Langfoss & Fureberg waterfalls
Trollstigen or Trolls Path, Norway Trollstigen or Trolls Path, Norway Trollstigen or Trolls Path, Norway

Norway's Mountains & Scenic Fjords • L2220

 Newcastle
Balmoral
Sat 23 Jul 2022
7 nights
  • Sail through size-restricted Fjærlandsfjorden
  • Uncover Norwegian folklore in Jotunheimen from Skjolden
  • Ride the Rauma Railway through fjordland scenery
Trollfjord, Norway Trollfjord, Norway Trollfjord, Norway

Arctic Fjords & Midnight Sun • L2215

 Newcastle
Balmoral
Mon 06 Jun 2022
9 nights
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Experience the Midnight Sun phenomenon
  • Sail through size-restricted Trollfjord and Nordfjorden
Northern lights in Tromso, Norway Northern lights in Tromso, Norway Northern lights in Tromso, Norway

In Search of the Northern Lights • L2230

 Dover
Balmoral
Fri 04 Nov 2022
14 nights
  • Overnights in Alta and Tromsø to spot Aurora Borealis
  • Spend time with the Sámi people in Tromsø
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
View from Loen Skylift, Mount Hoven, Norway, Lovatnet View from Loen Skylift, Mount Hoven, Norway, Lovatnet View from Loen Skylift, Mount Hoven, Norway, Lovatnet

Summertime Norwegian Fjords in Five Nights • M2222

 Rosyth (Edinburgh)
Braemar
Fri 29 Jul 2022
5 nights
  • Visit the Briksdal Glacier from Olden
  • Scenic cruise along Hjørundfjord
  • View Ålesund from atop Mount Aksla
Dog sledging in Tromso, under the northern lights, Norway Dog sledging in Tromso, under the northern lights, Norway Dog sledging in Tromso, under the northern lights, Norway

White Christmas in Norway • T2232

 Tilbury
Bolette
Wed 21 Dec 2022
13 nights
  • Experience life with the Sami people
  • Go in search of the Northern Lights
  • Experience a Norwegian Dog Sled tour