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Tauck - Cruise Division: Le Dumont d'Urville

 

9-night Norwegian Fjords and Coastal Treasures Cruise/Land Package


 

Le Dumont d'Urville sports six passenger decks that include the elegant, panoramic main dining room serving French and international cuisine on Deck 4; the casual restaurant serving grilled specialties, salads and desserts on Deck 3; a main lounge offering a bar with evening entertainment, and a 188-seat theatre hosting informative lectures and entertainment and featuring the latest sound and lighting technology, both on Deck 3; a panoramic lounge forward on Deck 6; a spa and fitness center on the top deck (Deck 7); and multiple observation areas. Elevators serve all passenger decks. Staterooms (ranging in size from 204 to 296 sq. ft.) and suites (ranging in size from 296 to 484 sq. ft.) have ocean views; 95% have private balconies. Staterooms are decorated by French designers, offering individually controlled air conditioning, twin beds converting to a queen-size bed (or one queen-size bed), DVD / CD player, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, electronic safe and minibar.

Le Dumont d'Urville offers a refined small ship cruising experience, with a maximum capacity of just 184 passengers. Aboard Le Dumont d'Urville, the Tauck group may share the ship with non-Tauck guests. On all departures, the Tauck group will be accompanied by one Tauck Director for approximately every 40 Tauck guests. Your cruise will be highlighted by exclusive, private Tauck shore excursions, while your time on board Le Dumont d'Urville will provide opportunities for you to interact with the ship's other non-Tauck guests.

 

 

Itinerary

Destination

Arrival

Departure

Land Tour: Bergen

8/18/2021

8/18/2021

With its spectacular setting among seven hills, Bergen is one of the most beautiful and enjoyable cities in Norway. Most sites are within an easy walk from the harbor. From fine surviving medieval buildings to a series of good museums such as Fishery Museum and Old Bergen open-air museum, Bergen offers a wide variety of attractions. Its scenic beauty can best be appreciated from Mt. Floyen and is captivating. Enjoy this lovely city by taking a stroll to the old part of town, passing impressive 12th-century Bergenhus fortress. Old Hanseatic Wharf, called Bryggen, is where reconstructed gabled buildings house workshops, boutiques and restaurants. St. Mary's Church is Bergen’s oldest building and one of the finest Norman churches in Norway. Rasmus Meyers Collection is a rambling townhouse featuring one of the best collections of Norwegian art, including an upper floor devoted almost entirely to Munch. Bergen boasts numerous historic buildings dating from medieval times: Bergenhus Fortress; Rosenkrantz Tower; Haakon’s Hall.

Suggested Private Excursions

Bergen Walking Tour - 3 hours

Bergen and its outskirts tour – 5 Hours

 

Land Tour: Bergen

8/19/2021

8/19/2021

With its spectacular setting among seven hills, Bergen is one of the most beautiful and enjoyable cities in Norway. Most sites are within an easy walk from the harbor. From fine surviving medieval buildings to a series of good museums such as Fishery Museum and Old Bergen open-air museum, Bergen offers a wide variety of attractions. Its scenic beauty can best be appreciated from Mt. Floyen and is captivating. Enjoy this lovely city by taking a stroll to the old part of town, passing impressive 12th-century Bergenhus fortress. Old Hanseatic Wharf, called Bryggen, is where reconstructed gabled buildings house workshops, boutiques and restaurants. St. Mary's Church is Bergen’s oldest building and one of the finest Norman churches in Norway. Rasmus Meyers Collection is a rambling townhouse featuring one of the best collections of Norwegian art, including an upper floor devoted almost entirely to Munch. Bergen boasts numerous historic buildings dating from medieval times: Bergenhus Fortress; Rosenkrantz Tower; Haakon’s Hall.

Suggested Private Excursions

Bergen Walking Tour - 3 hours

Bergen and its outskirts tour – 5 Hours

 

Cruise Starts (Embarkation)

8/19/2021

8/19/2021

No information currently available.

Bergen

8/19/2021

8/19/2021

With its spectacular setting among seven hills, Bergen is one of the most beautiful and enjoyable cities in Norway. Most sites are within an easy walk from the harbor. From fine surviving medieval buildings to a series of good museums such as Fishery Museum and Old Bergen open-air museum, Bergen offers a wide variety of attractions. Its scenic beauty can best be appreciated from Mt. Floyen and is captivating. Enjoy this lovely city by taking a stroll to the old part of town, passing impressive 12th-century Bergenhus fortress. Old Hanseatic Wharf, called Bryggen, is where reconstructed gabled buildings house workshops, boutiques and restaurants. St. Mary's Church is Bergen’s oldest building and one of the finest Norman churches in Norway. Rasmus Meyers Collection is a rambling townhouse featuring one of the best collections of Norwegian art, including an upper floor devoted almost entirely to Munch. Bergen boasts numerous historic buildings dating from medieval times: Bergenhus Fortress; Rosenkrantz Tower; Haakon’s Hall.

Suggested Private Excursions

Bergen Walking Tour - 3 hours

Bergen and its outskirts tour – 5 Hours

 

Olden

8/20/2021

8/20/2021

At the head of three valleys amid the peaceful surroundings of the Inner Nordfjord, Olden is the key to a not-to-be-missed journey up to the frozen cascade of the million years old and ever-advancing Briksdal Glacier, best-known of the gigantic, Jostedal's many icy arms. An Iron Age burial mound was discovered in this region of Western Norway, but in more recent history, most of the town was settled in the seventeenth century. In Olden, an historic church was built in 1746 and survived the Second World War.

Kjenndalsbreen

8/20/2021

8/20/2021

No information currently available.

Hellesylt

8/21/2021

8/21/2021

One of the highlights of the fjordland, tiny Hellesylt lies at the head of
Sunnylvenfjord. Near the village, a glacier-fed stream plunges over the sheer
granite face of the fjord, cascading in thousands of feet of rainbows and foam.
This majestic area, with its breathtaking glaciers and mountain lakes, inspired
Henrik Ibsen's immortal drama Brand

Geiranger

8/21/2021

8/21/2021

Nestled at the edge of the Geiranger Fjord, this charming town offers you the opportunity to observe amazing panoramic views from its famed mountain peak, Mount Dalsnibba.

Alesund

8/22/2021

8/22/2021

The region is famous for its beautiful scenery with high mountains and blue fjords, of which the Geiranger fjord is one of the most attractive tourist places in Norway. The climate is less severe than might be expected from its geographical location, with mild winters and cool summers. Ålesund, with its unique architecture, is the center of business and industry in Møre and Romsdal. As the sea, the woods and the mountains are easy accessible, the possibilities for outdoor and sports activities are excellent, both in the summer and winter season.

Suggested Private Excursions

Ålesund Walking Tour – 3 Hours

Ålesund City Tour – 4 Hours

 

Stavanger

8/23/2021

8/23/2021

Founded in the 8th century and one of Norway's oldest towns, Stavanger is situated along the Byfjord, an arm of the Stavangerfjord. A bishop ruled the city from the twelfth through seventeenth centuries. At the end of the eighteenth century, Stavanger had developed a successful merchant shipping fleet and during the next century developed herring fishing and canning industries. Appealing echoes of that proud heritage live on amid the evocative cobbled streets of Gamle (Old) Stavanger, whose whitewashed 18th century houses are probably northern Europe's best-preserved community of wooden houses. It has a well-preserved 12th century stone church.

Suggested Private Excursions

Stavanger Tour - 4 hours

 

Preikestolen

8/23/2021

8/23/2021

No information currently available.

Arendal

8/24/2021

8/24/2021

Arendal is a small town in the county of Aust-Agder, Norway.  It was originally called the Venice of Scandinavia because the town is built on seven islands, with a network of canals surrounding it. Sailing, riding, canoeing, fishing and other sports are also available here. Arendal is also home to several popular music festivals including the Hove Jazz Festival and Canal Street, a blues and rock restival.

Gothenburg

8/25/2021

8/25/2021

Located at the mouth of the Göta River, Gothenburg (Goteborg), Sweden’s second largest city, is the busiest port in Scandinavia and one of Sweden’s prettiest and friendliest cities. Its town center, crisscrossed by canals, allows pedestrians to enjoy many traffic-free streets. Cultural events include the National Orchestra of Sweden at the Concert Hall or opera and ballet at the Opera House. The local clubs stage many international and Swedish artists. Shops in the city range from high street chains to exclusive boutiques. Sample one of the best cuisines in Europe. Visit picturesque cafés and sample some of the best food in Europe or visit one of the 17 museums in the city.

Oslo

8/26/2021

8/26/2021

Oslo, Norway’s capital and largest city, is encircled by wooded hills and snowcapped peaks. The city displays a mixture of several architectural styles. A full range of activities includes art galleries, museums, restaurants, theaters and nightclubs. Other points of interest include Royal Palace; Frogner Park, known for its famous Vigeland sculptures; Holmenkollen, where international skiing events take place; imposing Åkershus Castle; and Bygdøy Peninsula, home to some of Oslo’s most important museums. Many attractions can be explored on foot. Oslo's City Hall ranks as the most distinctive part of Oslo’s waterfront. The art portrays the country's different historical and domestic phases. Munch Museum, which is dedicated to the life work of Norway’s famous painter, contains more than 5,000 drawings and paintings. National Gallery has the nation’s largest collection of Norwegian art and some of Munch’s best-known works. Åkershus Fortress & Castle, transformed into a Renaissance palace in the 17th century, houses Norway’s Resistance Museum.

Suggested Private Excursions

Oslo City Tour - 4 hours

Tour to Drøbak - 5 hours

 

Land Tour: Cruise Ends (Debarkation)

8/26/2021

8/26/2021

No information currently available.

Land Tour: Oslo

8/26/2021

8/26/2021

Oslo, Norway’s capital and largest city, is encircled by wooded hills and snowcapped peaks. The city displays a mixture of several architectural styles. A full range of activities includes art galleries, museums, restaurants, theaters and nightclubs. Other points of interest include Royal Palace; Frogner Park, known for its famous Vigeland sculptures; Holmenkollen, where international skiing events take place; imposing Åkershus Castle; and Bygdøy Peninsula, home to some of Oslo’s most important museums. Many attractions can be explored on foot. Oslo's City Hall ranks as the most distinctive part of Oslo’s waterfront. The art portrays the country's different historical and domestic phases. Munch Museum, which is dedicated to the life work of Norway’s famous painter, contains more than 5,000 drawings and paintings. National Gallery has the nation’s largest collection of Norwegian art and some of Munch’s best-known works. Åkershus Fortress & Castle, transformed into a Renaissance palace in the 17th century, houses Norway’s Resistance Museum.

Suggested Private Excursions

Oslo City Tour - 4 hours

Tour to Drøbak - 5 hours

 

Land Tour: Oslo

8/27/2021

8/27/2021

Oslo, Norway’s capital and largest city, is encircled by wooded hills and snowcapped peaks. The city displays a mixture of several architectural styles. A full range of activities includes art galleries, museums, restaurants, theaters and nightclubs. Other points of interest include Royal Palace; Frogner Park, known for its famous Vigeland sculptures; Holmenkollen, where international skiing events take place; imposing Åkershus Castle; and Bygdøy Peninsula, home to some of Oslo’s most important museums. Many attractions can be explored on foot. Oslo's City Hall ranks as the most distinctive part of Oslo’s waterfront. The art portrays the country's different historical and domestic phases. Munch Museum, which is dedicated to the life work of Norway’s famous painter, contains more than 5,000 drawings and paintings. National Gallery has the nation’s largest collection of Norwegian art and some of Munch’s best-known works. Åkershus Fortress & Castle, transformed into a Renaissance palace in the 17th century, houses Norway’s Resistance Museum.

Suggested Private Excursions

Oslo City Tour - 4 hours

Tour to Drøbak - 5 hours

 

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice.

 

 

Stateroom Description & Pricing Info

Balcony

Cruise Only Price

 

PR5 - Prestige Stateroom with Balcony

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PR6 - Prestige Stateroom with Balcony

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PR4 - Prestige Stateroom with Balcony

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DEL - Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony

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Suite

Cruise Only Price

 

PV6 - Privilege Suite

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PV5 - Privilege Suite

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PS6 - Prestige Suite

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PS5 - Prestige Suite

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SA - Owner's Suite

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GD5 - Grand Deluxe Suite

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GD6 - Grand Deluxe Suite

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DS6 - Deluxe Suite

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DS4 - Deluxe Suite

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DS5 - Deluxe Suite

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DS3 - Deluxe Suite

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*** WAITLIST: Availability in this category is to be advised. Please contact us to request a quote.

 

 

Departure Date: 8/18/2021
Number of Nights: 9
Cruise Inclusions: EXPERIENCE WITH TAUCK
  • TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – A lecturer onboard ship during the cruise to provide insider insights and presentations for Tauck guests
TAUCK VALUE INCLUDES
  • All gratuities to Tauck Directors, ship staff and local guides
  • Tauck’s private shore excursions and distinctive inclusions valued at $3,165
  • 7-night cruise, hotel stays and sightseeing in Oslo and Bergen, and a visit to Göteborg, Sweden
  • Your cruise may be a shared ship experience with non-Tauck guests onboard as well; all Tauck guests will be accompanied by one Tauck Director for approximately every 40 Tauck guests, and your itinerary will always be highlighted by exclusive, private Tauck shore excursions
  • More activity choices include alternative sightseeing, bicycling, kayaking and more
  • Spectacular fjord country sightseeing: a private guided cruise on Lake Loen, a visit to Kjenndalen Glacier, a ferry ride at Geirangerfjord, and a gondola ride and scenic touring in the Sunmore “Alps”
  • A private tour of the Vigeland Museum in Oslo
  • Guided tour, reception and private Edvard Grieg concert at his home, Troldhaugen
  • A private visit to a historic home in Old Stavanger
  • A choice in Ålesund between island hopping for panoramic views or a walking tour of Art Nouveau architecture
  • An antique trolley ride in Göteborg
  • Aboard ship – alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available throughout the day aboard ship including house wines and spirits; premium spirits and wines are available at extra cost
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as noted
  • 25 meals on land and sea
  • Applicable fuel surcharges, service charges, porterage and taxes
Available Addons: Optional roundtrip airfare from your city
Pre or post cruise hotel stay
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Offer ID:

1359698

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