Meet the tour leader at Malta international Airport at 04:15 hrs for check in on your Lufthansa flight to Hamburg via Frankfurt departing at 06:25 hrs. On arrival in Frankfurt you will remain in transit for your next flight to Hamburg departing at 10:00 hrs. Once in Hamburg, a private coach will transfer you to Kiel port for check-in formalities to board the Neu Mein Schiff 1. Once on board and cabin assignment, you are free to explore the facilities and décor of this magnificent floating resort. Get ready for the usual safety drill on board. Ship will set sail at 19:00 hrs.
Sit back, kick off your shoes and put your feet up during our ‘at sea’ days, where you can chill in the bar, lounge by the pool or enjoy a relaxing beauty treatment in the spa. For simple pleasures, why not try a game of table tennis? Or if you’re feeling energetic, now’s the chance to explore all the amazing activities the ship has to offer.
Be humbled by the awe-inspiring views of the Lysefjord, as you join today’s excursion. You head to the port where a private boat will be waiting to take you on a three-hour journey around the Stavanger archipelago. As you enter the splendid Lysefjord, you will see one of the most spectacular sights in Norway - Prekestolen or the Preacher’s Pulpit, which stands 460 meters above sea level. As you return to Stavanger you will be amazed by the spectacular natural wonders and scenery.
Today you will arrive in Bergen, the second largest city of Norway. Explore the city on foot, the unique UNESCO medieval settlement, wander around the narrow cobblestone streets and learn about the area’s unique architecture and culture. Visit the Bryggen Wharf, definitely one of the highlights of Bergen, then hop on board a funicular (included) to enjoy panoramic views over Mount Floyen. Continue and visit the Hanseatic Museum at Bryggen Wharf (entrance extra) that gives an authentic picture of the working life of the German merchants and the apprentices, before returning back to the ship.
See jaw-dropping views of the Norwegian fjords welcome you to Geiranger. After breakfast, another exciting optional half day excursion awaits you. Experience Geiranger’s fjords and the natural surroundings on a comfortable coach ride to Flydal Gorge, the Norwegian Fjord Centre and the Mount Dalsnibba overlook. You’ll see mountains, waterfalls and glaciers as your coach negotiates thrilling turns, passing Lake Djupvatn and Geiranger Church. Your first stop is the iconic Flydal Gorge, where you’ll have a unique perspective of your ship moored in the fjord below. Then, journey to Mount Dalsnibba. From the 4920-foot overlook, on clear days visitors can see the mountains, valleys and even the Geirangerfjord far below. Pause to enjoy the spectacular scenery and take a photo of the incredible view. Later in the evening, the ship will call in Hellesylt for a short one hour stop.
Enjoy another beautiful day aboard. Relax and enjoy the beautiful amenities the ship has to offer. Sip a nice long drink listening to the waves or immerse yourself in an exciting thriller or romantic book whilst relaxing on deck.
The historic center of Kristiansand, founded in 1641, is known for its neat grid design, set of original wooden houses and an annual music festival. Delve into Kristiansand’s celebrated history and vibrant culture on a guided walking tour through the city center and historic old town neighborhood. Explore the capital of Southern Norway and one of the country’s largest cities, as your escort shares about the area’s role as an important military and geopolitical stronghold. Wander through Posebyen’s square grid pattern of streets, seeing the old town cathedral, former post office and a striking collection of wall-to-wall white wooden houses.
Copenhagen, Scandinavia’s largest city is a treasure trove of art, history, architecture and modern design. Copenhagen artfully mixes fairy-tale settings like palaces, castles and elegant gardens with cutting-edge style and contemporary chic. Enjoy a narrated drive through Copenhagen, with several photo opportunities in this city that has been Denmark’s capital since 1417. You’ll stop at the Little Mermaid, the symbolic bronze and granite statue that has enchanted visitors for a century, and at the Queen’s palace, Amalienborg (Entrance extra), patrolled by the Danish Royal Guard. You’ll also catch a view of Tivoli Gardens (Entrance extra), which delights young and old, as well as other popular landmarks.
Ship docks in Kiel at 06:30 hrs. Enjoy your last breakfast on board as your cruise holiday comes to an end. Once ashore a coach will be in attendance for your transfer to Hamburg Airport for check in on your Lufthansa return flight to Malta.
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|Early Booking Rates|
(valid until 15/12/18)
for all excursions
- Return Lufthansa flights to Hamburg via Frankfurt including 20kg luggage & hand luggage
- Return transfers airport/port/airport
- 8 nights Norwegian Fjords Cruise on All Inclusive basis on board the Neu Mein Schiff 1, including meals in almost all restaurants & Drinks according to the Alles Inklusive Bar Menu.
- Daily entertainment and use of on-board facilities
- Airport, Port taxes & fuel surcharge
- All tips & service charges
- Tour Manager
- Flight Timings are based on 2018’s schedule, since the flight schedules for 2019 will be out later on. Exact flight details, will be communicated to you as soon as they are confirmed. Prices for booked cabins are guaranteed as per price box, irrespective of the flight schedule that will be confirmed.
- The official language on board TUI Cruises Neu Mein Schiff 1 is German as the vast majority of guests on board will be German nationals. All entertainment and announcements will be in German and there will be no official translation in English. Our tour manager will be with you to assist you. Our shore excursions and safety drill will be in English.