Hi All
Just seen this great offer to go in Search of the Northern Lights in 2013


Departing on the 09th February 2013 for 16 Nights
Sailing on the Boudicca with Fred Olsen



Cruise Departs from Portsmouth

Sailing to
Day 1: 9th February 2013 Portsmouth
Day 4: 12th February 2013 Molde

Medieval in origin and briefly Norway’s wartime capital, Molde adds a delightful outdoor museum and celebrated jazz festival to the pleasures of its flowering gardens and friendly welcome. Its sheltered position amidst a cluster of islands and peninsulas gives this charming ‘town of roses’ its surprising mild climate.
Day 7: 15th February 2013 Tromso, Norway

Arctic Norway's cultural and commercial hub - with the country's northernmost university and brewery! The attractive island town of Tromso has some intriguing buildings both old and new, including an iceberg-shaped ‘Arctic Cathedral'. Starting point for polar expeditions, it boasts stunning coastal views from Mt Storsteinen, reached by cable car.
Day 6: 14th February 2013 Tromso, Norway
Arctic Norway's cultural and commercial hub - with the country's northernmost university and brewery! The attractive island town of Tromso has some intriguing buildings both old and new, including an iceberg-shaped ‘Arctic Cathedral'. Starting point for polar expeditions, it boasts stunning coastal views from Mt Storsteinen, reached by cable car.
Day 8: 16th February 2013 Tromso, Norway
Arctic Norway's cultural and commercial hub - with the country's northernmost university and brewery! The attractive island town of Tromso has some intriguing buildings both old and new, including an iceberg-shaped ‘Arctic Cathedral'. Starting point for polar expeditions, it boasts stunning coastal views from Mt Storsteinen, reached by cable car.
Day 9: 17th February 2013 Alta, Altafjord, Norway
Alta lies at the head of the Altafjord and on the banks of the Alta. Despite being in the North of Norway, its enjoys a relatively mild climate. The Alta Museum with its ancient petroglyphs, is a must-see, and the nearby Sautso-Alta Canyon is a sight to behold. The world's first Northern Light observatory was built here at the end of the nineteenth century and has earned Alta the name, ‘The Town of the Northern Lights’.
Day 10: 18th February 2013 Alta, Altafjord, Norway
Alta lies at the head of the Altafjord and on the banks of the Alta. Despite being in the North of Norway, its enjoys a relatively mild climate. The Alta Museum with its ancient petroglyphs, is a must-see, and the nearby Sautso-Alta Canyon is a sight to behold. The world's first Northern Light observatory was built here at the end of the nineteenth century and has earned Alta the name, ‘The Town of the Northern Lights’.
Day 13: 21st February 2013 Kristiansund, Norway

Lying on three of the 82 islands forming the municipality of Grip, this colourful and cosmopolitan fishing port – painstakingly rebuilt after wartime damage – has a centuries old seafaring tradition. In the fascinating harbour area of Innlandet Island is the town's oldest preserved quarter, including its 17th century customs house.
Day 14: 22nd February 2013 Bergen

An historic Hanseatic League trading and fishing port with a dramatic mountain backdrop, Bergen preserves a colourful mix of cobbled streets, picturesque medieval houses, colonaded shops and lively cafés. Don't miss the old harbour's famous Bryggen quayside. You can visit the nearby summer home of composer Edvard Grieg at Troldhaugen, set amid glorious countryside - or take a trip to the top of Mount Floeyen with its panoramic views.
Day 17: 25th February 2013 Portsmouth
Did you know?

  • While Northern Lights sightings cannot be guaranteed, the 11-year auroral cycle reaches its peak in 2013; offering a once-in-a-decade opportunity to see the magical Aurora Borealis at their most spectacular.
  • With two nights to explore Tromso enjoy a stunning midnight service in the beautiful cathedral and wander the pretty streets
  • Travel from Alta to Hammerfest – perhaps the most northerly town in the world – and take a short walking tour of the city
  • Visit Bergen’s Hanseatic Museum which recreates the world of Hanseatic traders from the early 1700s
So how much is this fantastic cruise going to cost
Inside Grade I - £1799 Per Person
Outside Grade F - £2139 Per Person
Balcony Cabin BC - £3179 Per Person
Balcony Suite BS - £3999 Per Person

Other cabin grades are available for more details please call me or email me johnw@cruise.co.uk

Thanks for reading

John
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