7 NIGHT NORWEGIAN FJORDS CRUISE
P&O Ventura 17th August 2018
Your Cruise begins and ends in the port of Southampton, UK. This magical cruise includes stop overs in Stavanger – Nordfjordeid – Aurland and Bergen before arriving back at Southampton.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Port of Southampton, UK|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Boarding is between 12 noon and 3 p.m..|
|Full Board||7 Night Cruise|
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YOUR HOLIDAY HOME AT SEA
On-board the stunning Ventura, P&O have taken all the cruise features you would expect and added imaginative and exciting additions. Some of the highlights on the Ventura include the White Room restaurant, inspired by celebrity chef Marco Pierre White, the amazing floor-to-ceiling video wall in the Metropolis bar, and the Havana Show lounge with its Latin American atmosphere and salsa dancing. Of course, there’s also a superb spa and spacious sundecks for those who enjoy cruising at a more leisurely pace. Add in four great pools, five dedicated kids’ areas, superb shopping and friendly staff and you have the ideal family cruise ship.
Facilities on board
- Oasis Spa with current pool and thermal suite
- Five pools, one with skydome and six whirlpool spas
- Sports court, golf nets, gym
- Fortunes casino
- Tonnage 116,000
- Passenger capacity 3,078
- Total Crew 1,205
- Total Cabins 1,546
- Decks 15
Day 1 – Southampton – Embark your ship – P&O Ventura
Day 2: At Sea
Day 3: Stavanger
With a population of around 120,000 Stavanger is Norway’s fourth largest city with a fascinating mix of old and new. Its history stretches back into the middle ages. Once a tranquil coastal market town and later as an important fishing port. Visit the old town (Gamle Stavanger), the unique canning museum and the 12th century Stavanger Cathedral
Day 4: Aalesund
Ålesund is one of the most beautiful towns in Norway. Renowned for its Jugend style architecture, art nouveau style and its very friendly inhabitants. Built on a row Islands which extend into the ocean providing stunning views of the fjords and Sunnmore Alps. The town was destroyed by fire in 1904 and rebuilt in an extravagant Art nouveau style we see today. Alesund’s layout is unique as it is built on islands stretching out into the sea with scenic views of the fjords and the Sunnmore Alps. This is the perfect destination for hikers, bird-watchers and people who appreciate natural beauty.
Day 5: Nordfjordeid
Day 6: Bergen
The colourful Norwegian city of Bergen is also a gateway to majestic fjords. Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf will give you a sense of the local culture – take a look at the Hanseatic commercial buildings, which look like scenery from a film set. Don’t breathe too deeply when you visit the outdoor fish market, a reminder of the city’s role in early fish trade. Ferry across a fjord to Lysøen, where the former villa of 19th-century composer Ole Bull will captivate you with its fairy tale charm. A trip to the private island of Holmen will be rewarded by a ‘seafood safari’ including fresh lobster, crab, scallops, and langoustines.
Day 7: At Sea
Day 8 Southampton (UK) – Disembark your ship.