Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > Cruise Lines > All Other Cruise Lines
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  
Search

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 02-06-2011, 03:00 PM
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: florida
Posts: 279
Question Seabourn to Norway ,,anyone been??
Booked one for May ,,,never been on SB...but gets good review...and hope its great,,,any one taken this cruise,,,any great excursions,,,have gotten a few hints by googling each town,,etc...going to Bergen,Copenhagen,Stavanger,Olden,ALesund,Oslo,,,,
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 02-06-2011, 03:26 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Maryland
Posts: 3,879
Default
I sailed the Seabourn Pride about 15 years ago. Very upscale, luxurious, all-inclusive, small, great service and food, etc. Since then, they have added an optional casual dining option and several other changes.

I've been to Copenhagen, did Tivoli Gardens and a walking tour of the city.
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 02-07-2011, 08:04 AM
LHT28's Avatar  
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 808
Default
Have not sailed seabourn but we did a trip to Norway last summer
Fantastic
Bergen you can DIY ..be sure to ride the Floban
Oslo also a DIY there is a HOHO bus that stops right at the docks but you can also walk into the city centre about 10 minute Take the ferry over to the Kontiki Museum
Get a transport pass at the cruise building
The Oslo Pass - Official Travel & Visitor's Guide to Oslo, Norway - VisitOSLO.com

Are you going to the North Cape?

Any other questions on Norway I will try to answer

Enjoy
some photos from our trip
Oceania Norway 2010 pictures from cruises photos on webshots
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 02-07-2011, 01:06 PM
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: florida
Posts: 279
Smile Thanks,,for photos and info...
see you went to Stavanger,,,what did you do there,,,is it also DIY..or ships excursion,,,???Also,,,going to Flam,,,did you go,,,take the train???on own or with ship??Is it worth it to buy Oslo pass,,,only there 1 day???Not going to North Cape,,,only 9 days Fjiord cruise,,but staying extra days in Copenhagen,,,
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 02-07-2011, 03:43 PM
LHT28's Avatar  
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 808
Default
Quote:
Originally Posted by alexandra cruiser View Post
see you went to Stavanger,,,what did you do there,,,is it also DIY..or ships excursion,,,???Also,,,going to Flam,,,did you go,,,take the train???on own or with ship??Is it worth it to buy Oslo pass,,,only there 1 day???Not going to North Cape,,,only 9 days Fjiord cruise,,but staying extra days in Copenhagen,,,
We just walked around the town in Stavenger had coffee & pastry YUMMM
In Norway the libraries have free internet so if you need it just look for the Bibliotek

Oslo ..We just bought the pass it got us into the museums & Ferry to the Bygd°y peninsula,
we had done the fort & museum before (right at dock)

If you add up the prices for each museum the pass is worth it even if you only do 4

We did not go to Flam this trip

Copenhagen they have the HOHO bus or very walkable city there
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 02-07-2011, 04:34 PM
LisaP's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Massachusetts, USA
Posts: 5,548
Default
Of your ports, we went to Bergen, Alesund, and Olden. This was on Celebrity a couple of years ago.

Bergen and Alesund are done easily on your own. We did a shore excursion in Alesund, though, and it was good, yet next time we will opt for the tourist bus that goes around town. I forget if it was a HOHO. As you'll be going to Stavanger, you can do a fjord excursion from there and enjoy Alesund. Pretty architecture.

In Bergen, we walked into town and visited the Fish Market and Mt. Floyen. The tram up there was worth it. There were six ships in town the day we visited, so the wait was long, yet the view from the top is superb. You can hike to the top, if you wish. The paths are pretty.

Olden is a port in which you should book a shore excursion as there's not much to the town. Yet, the surrounding area is beautiful. We took a boat ride on Lake Loen with stops at one of the glaciers. It's among my favorite shore excursions ever.
__________________
Happy cruising!
LisaP
 
Closed Thread

Tags
alesund, buy, cruise, norway, olden, oslo, pass, review, reviews, seabourn, seabourne, tours, tram, trip, usa

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Seabourn smoking policy!! alexandra cruiser All Other Cruise Lines 1 10-28-2010 02:37 PM
Seabourn Sojurn reviews yet?? alexandra cruiser All Other Cruise Lines 0 07-26-2010 01:41 PM
Sea Dream..SeaBourn vegard_dino All Other Cruise Lines 2 11-01-2009 11:46 AM
seabourn cruisefreak All Other Cruise Lines 3 10-09-2006 03:18 AM
Seabourn Pride airt All Other Cruise Lines 2 09-01-2005 04:30 PM


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
 

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:31 PM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2