Although short, this five-night foray into the beautiful fjordland packs plenty of unforgettable experiences. Balmoral will divert along spectacular waterways; sailing deep into the beautiful Fjærlandsfjorden and Lustrafjord will provide postcard-perfect views of lush-green valleys, seemingly sky-reaching cliffs and alpine peaks to absorb from the comfort of Balmoral. To get even more from your taste of the fjords, you’ll be presented with chances to head ashore and experience the splendour of the region to the full during visits to two enchanting destinations, Ålesund and Skjolden. You could take a relaxing ride on the Rauma Railway – voted ‘the world’s most scenic railway’ by Lonely Planet – and delight in a unique and memorable view of mighty mountain ranges and picturesque rivers on tour from Ålesund, or scale Mount Aksla for views of the astonishing Sunnmøre Alps; and from Skjolden, uncover the spellbinding Jostedalen Valley and Nigardsbreen Glacier. All this is yours to experience in less than a week, thanks to your departure port’s convenient proximity to Norway.


  • Experience a short, yet unforgettable exploration of the beautiful fjordland
  • Immerse yourself in the beauty of Lustrafjord and Fjaerlandsfjorden
  • Step ashore in Skjolden and Ålesund, for chances to ride the Rauma scenic railway


  • Comfortable, stylish cabins and suites equipped with a Smart TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, a fridge and individually controlled air conditioning
  • A tempting choice of cuisine every day throughout your cruise – with five-course à la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets, late-night snacks and much more
  • Unlimited, self-service tea and coffee available 24hrs at selected venues, complimentary afternoon tea* with sandwiches and cakes, and in-room sandwiches and snacks
  • A full programme of evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, comedy, dancing and live music
  • Full use of on board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and gym
  • A wide choice of engaging on board activities and lectures throughout the day
  • All UK port taxes (where collectable in advance)
  • Luggage porterage between your cabin and the drop-off/pick-up point
  • Formal welcome and/or Captain’s Drinks Party and Gala Buffet