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Norwegian Fjords

  • 17 Apr 2021
  • 7 nights
  • Ship: Iona
  • No-Fly Cruise

Itinerary: Southampton - Stavanger, Norway - Olden, Norway - Haugesund - Kristiansand - Southampton

Includes: Choice of car parking, on board spend or coach transfers*, earn cruise miles with every booking, no-fly cruising, no tips required on board*

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Inside from £999pp

Maiden Voyage | Norwegian Fjords

  • 14 May 2020
  • 9 nights
  • Ship: Iona
  • No-Fly Cruise

Itinerary: Southampton - Stavanger, Norway - Olden, Norway - Geirangerfjord, Norway - Hellesylt - Geiranger, Norway - Bergen, Norway - Southampton

Includes: Bonus on board spend*, choice of car parking, on board spend or coach transfers*, earn cruise miles with every booking, brand new ship - maiden season

Inside from £839pp

Autumn Fjordland

  • 26 Sep 2020
  • 8 nights
  • Ship: Columbus
  • No-Fly Cruise

Itinerary: London Tilbury - Rotterdam - Flam, Norway - Olden, Norway - Geiranger, Norway - Bergen, Norway - London Tilbury

Includes: Comfortable cabin accommodation , full board cruising plus afternoon teas and late night snacks , welcome and farewell captain’s cocktail , stylish entertainment, cabarets and&hell…


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Olden’s natural beauty


Briksdalsbreen glacier, Norway

Briksdalsbreen glacier, Norway

Cruise port, Olden, Norway

Cruise port, Olden, Norway

Rural houses, Olden

Rural houses, Olden

Lutheran church, Olden

Lutheran church, Olden

ROL Cruise recommends...


1. Feel dwarfed by the Briksdalsbreen Glacier

Ice Age glaciers were responsible for carving out Norway’s famous fjords and valleys; today Norway’s Jostedal Glacier is the biggest in mainland Europe at 188 square miles. From Olden, you can see one of Jostedal’s glacier branches called the Briksdalsbreen Glacier – set between waterfalls and depositing melting ice crystals into the nearby lakes and rivers, which turns them an emerald green in the summer. 


2. Check out the National Park Visitor Centre

Jostedalsbreen National Park Visitor Centre has a wealth of information about the glacier’s history and geography, as well as the local flora and fauna found in the region. The centre is also worth visiting for its building alone - constructed like a Viking longhouse and with a botanical garden that holds over four hundred regional plants. 


3. Visit Olden’s religious history 

Although Olden is home to just five hundred residents, the village has two churches: the ‘old’ Olden church, built in 1759, and the ‘new’ Olden church, built in 1934 to preserve the original. Both are traditional Norwegian wooden structures; the older one church features antlers on the corners of each pew for folk to hang their hats! 


4. Go back in time at Singerheimen House

Singerheimen is the home of American millionaire and artist William Henry Singer Jr, who invested an inheritance from his family’s steel company into a life in 1900s Norway. Together with his wife Anna, Singer spent each summer living amongst the mountains and contributed a lot to Olden’s community, including the building of a road, a hospital and eventually his house. Singerheimen is open both for rentals and guided tours, exhibiting the vast collections of Singer’s international art.