The Northern Lights: North American myths and legends
Many of the stories surrounding the Northern Lights in North American communities arose from the belief that they were the souls of departed ancestors. It was even believed that the lights might be the spirits of the animals they hunted. But not all North American legends painted the Northern Lights as quite so benevolent.
Astronomy Voyage: Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen
Get unique insight and knowledge about the Arctic sky and the greatest lightshow on Earth, the Aurora Borealis, on this popular voyage along the mesmerising Norwegian Coast. This limited voyage is accompanied by special lecturers - experts on astronomy and expeditions to see the Northern Lights.
- Oct - March 2018-20
- 12 days
- 2074 €
Classic Roundtrip Voyage: Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen
The essence of Norway’s appeal is remarkably simple: this is one of the most beautiful countries on earth. Join a 12-day adventure that is unmistakably Norwegian, across almost 2,500 nautical miles of spectacular coastal scenery. Along the route, you can choose from more than 90 excursions, and take part in hikes and activities led by our on-board Expedition Teams.
- Daily, all year
- 12 days
- 1222 €
Solo traveller offer
Classic Voyage South: Kirkenes - Bergen
From Arctic wilderness to UNESCO heritage city charm – think of your southbound Hurtigruten voyage as the ultimate journey. You begin in Kirkenes, gateway to the Barents region and close to the Russian border. As we head westward and turn south, you see some of the world´s most beautiful islands and coastal mountains travelling towards the milder fjord climate and cosy charm of Bergen.
- Daily, All year
- 6 days
- 682 €
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