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Cruises to Brønnøysund


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2024 Classic Northern Lights Voyage

MS Polarlys 20 Nov 2024 12 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Bergen

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Itinerary: Bergen - Floro - Maloy - Torvik - Alesund - Molde - Kristiansund - Trondheim - Rorvik - Bronnoysund - Sandnessjoen - Nesna - Ornes - Bodo - Stamsund - Svolvaer - Stokmarknes -...
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2024 Classic Northern Lights Voyage

MS Kong Harald 25 Nov 2024 11 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Bergen

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Itinerary: Bergen, Norway - Florø - Molde, Norway - Kristiansund - Rørvik, Norway - Cross the Arctic Circle Brønnøysund - Svolvær, Norway - Stokmarknes - Skjervøy, Norway - Øksfjord -...
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2024 Classic Northern Lights Voyage

MS Polarlys 12 Dec 2024 11 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Bergen

Exclusive FREE On Board Spend of up to £100*

Spot the Wildlife with the experts on board

Onboard lectures & presentations*

Flights & overseas transfers Included*

Itinerary: Bergen, Norway - Florø - Molde, Norway - Kristiansund - Rørvik, Norway - Cross the Arctic Circle Brønnøysund - Svolvær, Norway - Stokmarknes - Skjervøy, Norway - Øksfjord -...
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What to see in Brønnøysund

Nestled along Norway's resplendent Helgeland coast, Brønnøysund is more than just a picturesque port town; it's a springboard to a myriad of natural and cultural wonders.

Just a short journey from the port lies the famous Torghatten Mountain, known not just for its impressive elevation but for the curious tunnel-like hole that pierces straight through its granite heart. Legend has it that an arrow shot by the troll, Hestmannen, intended for a beautiful maiden, created this hole. However, geologists provide a different tale, attributing the formation to the power of ice and water erosion. Regardless of which story you believe, a hike to this natural wonder is an absolute must. The trail is well-marked and suitable for most fitness levels, culminating in breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape from the mountain's summit. Peering through the hole, especially during sunset, offers a unique perspective of the sea and skies beyond, creating an almost otherworldly atmosphere.

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Vega Archipelago, is a cluster of over 6,500 islands, islets and skerries located to the west of Brønnøysund. This area is celebrated not just for its sheer beauty, but for showcasing the unique way the locals have coexisted with the eider ducks for over a millennium. This symbiotic relationship involves the residents providing shelter to these ducks during the nesting season, and in return, they harvest the precious eiderdown once the birds depart. Reaching the Vega Archipelago is a joy in itself. As your boat slices through the crystalline waters, keep an eye out for seals basking on rocky outcrops and white-tailed eagles soaring overhead. Once on the islands, explore quaint fishing villages, visit the E-House Museum to learn about eiderdown harvesting and simply revel in the untouched beauty of this coastal paradise.

To truly understand the soul of Brønnøysund and its deep-rooted maritime heritage, a visit to the Norveg Centre for Coastal Culture and Coastal Administration is essential. Situated conveniently close to the port, this architectural marvel is constructed of glass and wood, reflecting the surrounding sea and landscapes. Inside Norveg, delve deep into the coastal culture of Norway, learning about the fishing traditions, boat-building legacy and the coastal way of life that has sustained communities like Brønnøysund for generations. Interactive exhibits, captivating displays and even an authentic boathouse provide insights into the town's maritime past. Additionally, the centre frequently hosts temporary exhibitions, workshops and cultural events, making each visit unique.


Which cruise lines sail to Brønnøysund?

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