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Cruises to Leknes


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Arcadia's 2025 No-Fly Springtime in Norway

Arcadia 22 Aug 2025 12 nights No-Fly Cruise Southampton

Pound sterling on board*

Full board cruising*

No tips required on board*

Added benefit included*

Itinerary: Southampton - Haugesund - Olden, Norway - Alesund, Norway - Lofoten Islands - Trondheim - Andalsnes, Norway - Southampton
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Inside from £1,199pp

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Free door-to-door transfers
2025/26 No-Fly Northern Lights at Christmas

Balmoral 22 Dec 2025 15 nights No-Fly Cruise Southampton

FREE On Board Spend of up to £760* OR FREE Door-to Door Transfers*

5% Discount for Oceans Members*

Just a Deposit to Secure your Holiday*

Traditional No-Fly Cruising from a UK Port*

Itinerary: Southampton - Narvik, Nordland - Leknes, Lofoten Islands - Alta, Finnmark, Norway - Tromsø, Norway ★New Year’s Eve★ - Torghatten (Hat Mountain) - Alesund - Southampton
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Inside from £2,599pp

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OVER 50'S CRUISING
The 2024 No-Fly Iceland & the North Cape

Spirit of Adventure 17 Jul 2024 19 nights No-Fly Cruise Dover

FREE Chauffeur Service OR Port Car Parking*

Gratuities & wifi included*

Optional Travel Insurance Included with Coronavirus cancellation cover*

All-Inclusive Cruising*

Itinerary: Dover, England - Kristiansand, Norway - Trondheim, Norway - Leknes, Lofoten Islands, Norway - Tromso, Norway - Honningsvag, Norway - Akureyri, Iceland - Isafjordur, Iceland -...
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Balcony from £4,399pp

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What to see in Leknes

Nestled in the heart of Norway's iconic Lofoten Archipelago, Leknes boasts a captivating blend of pristine landscapes and cultural experiences that offer travellers a genuine taste of the Arctic life.

Just a short drive from the port, Haukland Beach presents an almost otherworldly sight. Being one of Lofoten's most renowned beaches, it's a panorama of white sands juxtaposed against the turquoise waters of the Norwegian Sea, all framed by craggy mountain peaks in the backdrop. Despite its Arctic location, during summer, the sun never sets, offering visitors a chance to bask in the glow of the midnight sun, casting the landscape in an ethereal golden hue. If you visit during the colder months, wrap yourself in a warm blanket and await nature's most astounding light show. Haukland Beach is a renowned spot to witness the Northern Lights, where shimmering curtains of green, pink and violet dance across the starry sky. It's an experience that imprints itself on one's memory, making it a favourite for both photographers and nature enthusiasts.

Dive deep into the rich tapestry of Norway's history at the Lofotr Viking Museum, situated in Borg, a brief journey from Leknes port. This museum, built around the discovery of a massive Viking chieftain's house (the largest ever found), offers an immersive journey into the Viking Age. The reconstructed longhouse, spanning an impressive 83 metres, stands as a testament to the grandeur of Viking architecture and their way of life. Engage in interactive exhibits that bring history to life — from blacksmithing demonstrations to ancient Viking games. If your visit aligns with one of the museum's special events, you might even witness live reenactments or get the opportunity to set sail aboard a Viking ship. With its tangible connection to the past, the Lofotr Viking Museum ensures an engaging trip down memory lane.

While Leknes's natural beauty is undeniable, the town itself offers a myriad of experiences for those who choose to explore it. The town centre, easily accessible from the port, is a pulsating hub of activity. Indulge in a shopping spree, where local boutiques showcase everything from traditional Norwegian crafts to modern Nordic designs. Don't forget to savour the local flavours! Norwegian cuisine, renowned for its emphasis on fresh, local ingredients, can be sampled at the town's myriad eateries. From freshly caught seafood dishes to hearty stews, there's a delightful array of culinary experiences awaiting the discerning palate. If you're visiting during one of the town's local festivals or markets, the streets come alive with music, dance and stalls showcasing local artisans' work.


Which cruise lines sail to Leknes?

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