Oslo is the capital and largest city in Norway. The city was founded around 1048 by King Harald III of Norway. In 1624 the town was largely destroyed by a fire. The Danish-Norwegian king Christian IV rebuilt and changed the name of the city to Christiania. The diocese of Oslo is one of the five original dioceses in Norway, who originated around the year 1070.
Let the storybook beauty of the Bergen Railway flood your senses as Norway’s famous high-altitude train glides past pristine river valleys, across towering ancient bridges and climbs steeply into pristine snow-capped mountains.
A perfect combination of tours and cruise in a complete discovery of Norway. This voyage sails the iconic Norwegian coastline’s sheltered waters from Bergen towards the Russian border town of Kirkenes. En route you will stop at 34 ports and experience the wonders of the polar north and experience the Arctic Awakening.
As your small safari-like vehicle creeps ever so gently over the frozen plains of Briksdal Glacier, Norway’s fabled blue ice is suddenly revealed to you in an explosion of brilliant color that appears illuminated from within.