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Hurtigruten

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Hurigruten [1] (Norwegian Costal Steamer) is a voyage along the norwegian cost from Bergen to Kirkenes.

Understand

Hurtigruten is a voyage along Norway's jagged coastline. This voyage is sometime called the world's most beatifull voyage. Originally Hurtigruten was used as a mean of transportation for passenger along the coast. And for transportation of goods, and mail. The ship still transport cargo. But the ships are biger today, and resembles cruiseships.

Prepare

The price for a full roundtrip would be like the price for a ordinary cruise. However it is posible to join the voyage only for part of the voyage. The cost for a such voyage is calculated partly for the distances traveled, and for the cabins. If you would like to cut the cost. This can therefore be done by only traveling during daytime, or stay onboard only one night. The ships are cabable of carying a car. This could make posibilities for interesting roundtrip.

Get in

The southern end stop for Hurtigruten is Bergen. The northern stop is Kirkenes, by the norwegian-russian border. It is possible to embark the ship on all ports the ship calls.

Voyage

One of the ship in Bergen

Hurtigruten call these ports, listed from south to north:

Stay safe

Get out

Drive back in a car. A full roundrip Bergen-Bergn with ship one way, driving one way, would require two weeks.



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