Silversea Luxury Cruises To OLDEN

OLDEN

Quaint wooden farmhouses sit below jagged mountain peaks, in this land of superlative natural features. Witness nature at its most spectacular, as you visit tiny Olden - a village of just 500 people, which is swallowed whole by its colossal surroundings. The village nestles at the mouth of the Oldeelva River, on the southern banks of Norway’s sixth-longest fjord, Nordfjord. Embark on dreamy lake cruises, confront cascading glaciers, and ascend to staggering viewpoints to survey the majesty from above. View more

Olden is surrounded by valleys, carved by the slow grind of mighty glaciers, peeling off from immense ice caps. See mainland Europe’s largest, Jostedalsbreen, with its 22 arms spilling down into branches, which rest between mountains. Head for the blue-white terminus of the Briksdal Glacier, to admire the icy expanse up close, and hike the deeply picturesque surroundings. From Olden, you can sail out on the smooth waters of the scenic Nordfjord, or calmly kayak across its glassy surface, observing sharp peaks and cascading waterfalls. Take a coffee break at Lovatnet Lake – be sure to give the local waffles and strawberry jam a try – before heading out onto the gorgeous blue-green water, which is coloured by minerals and clay particles, washed in by the glacial water. The valley’s bulging mountain walls tower above you, as you glide across the magical surface. Nearby you'll find the slightly larger village of Loen. Jump on the Skylift, and you can reach the bill-topping view from the 1,011-metre tall perch of Mount Hoven, where a spread of villages, fjords and mountains is set before you.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.

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STOCKHOLM To COPENHAGEN
  • Departure
    Jun 29 2021
  • Duration
    17 Days
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    Silver Spirit
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COPENHAGEN To COPENHAGEN
  • Departure
    Jul 06 2021
  • Duration
    10 Days
  • Ship
    Silver Spirit
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TROMSO To REYKJAVIK
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    Jul 16 2021
  • Duration
    13 Days
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    Silver Cloud
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COPENHAGEN To STOCKHOLM
  • Departure
    Jul 30 2021
  • Duration
    17 Days
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    Silver Spirit
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COPENHAGEN To COPENHAGEN
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    Jul 30 2021
  • Duration
    10 Days
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Excursions in OLDEN

Briksdal Glacier with Trollcars

Embrace the scenic splendour of Norway during this panoramic, half-day excursion to the renowned Briksdal Glacier.


Glacial Lakes and Valleys

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 40-minute drive to the Briksdal Mountain Lodge. En route, drive through the valley along the shore of the Floen and Olden lakes. Ahead of you, view the long white stretch of the Melkevoll Glacier. The road ascends through woodlands to the Briksdal Mountain Lodge at the end of the road.


Glacial drive with Trollcars and Briksdal and Jostedal Glaciers

Upon arrival, begin your guided, approximately 15/20 minutes drive with Trollcars. After crossing the river, climb the lovely scenic switchback path to the top of a waterfall. Here, take in a the view of the Briksdal Glacier, the largest arm of the Jostedal Glacier, the largest glacier on the European mainland.


Briksdal Glacier and Mountain Lodge

The first part of the drive is somewhat steep, but the uneven terrain flattens out upon reaching the highlight of your tour, the Briksdal Glacier itself. A stop is made here to take in the stunning beauty of this imposing natural wonder. Afterward, drive back the same route back to the Briksdal Mountain Lodge. Following a refreshment stop with coffee and cakes and some time to browse the gift shop, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 45-minute drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves a minimum amount of walking only in the Briksdal Glacier, at times over uneven surfaces and inclines, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. This tour is not recommended for guests who utilise a wheelchair. Weather appropriate clothing, preferably in layers and weather proof (rain jacket and trouser in case of rain) with flat, closed-toe walking shoes are recommended.

Cray Fishing in Nordfjord

Experience the spectacular beauty and flavours of the Nordfjord in a unique new way during this memorable cray fishing excursion.


Nordfjord Boat-Ride

Depart the pier for the short walk to the rigid inflatable boat (RIB) docking site. After receiving your safety instructions and being fitted for your warm, rain and windproof floatation suits, set out on a speedy and invigorating RIB boat-trip along the Nordfjord.


Cray Fishing

A stop is made to pull up the crayfish pots, which are already down below the fjord, into the boat. Once ashore, your catch is cooked outside and served to you in the Troll Room,a special private room in a restaurant near the pier. Following your meal, commence the short walk back to the ship on-foot.

Cruising Lake Loen & Kjenndal Glacier

Discover the rugged natural terrain of Norway by land and water during this half-day excursion including a short hike and a lake cruise.


Nordfjord and Kjenndalen Valley

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately one-hour drive, where you travel along the Nordfjord - the sixth-longest fjord in Norway - before continuing up the magnificent Kjenndalen Valley en route to the trailhead of the Kjenndal Glacier. The glacier is situated in Jostedalsbreen National Park, home to the largest ice sheet in mainland Europe.


Kjenndal Glacier Hike and Kjenndalen Mountain Lodge

Upon arrival, begin a guided hike through this wonderful landscape leading to a viewpoint, from where you can see the glacierNext, a stop is made for waffles with coffee or tea at the Kjenndalen Mountain Lodge.


Lake Loen Cruise

Afterward, head to stunning Lake Loen. Here, embark a boat for a panoramic, approximately 7-miles (11-kilometre) cruise along the lake's turquoise waters. Along the way, your guide explains how the waters have been coloured by clays washed down from the glacier. Seeing the landscape from the boat offers a distinctly different perspective of your surroundings. Upon reaching the pier on the opposite side of the lake, re-board your awaiting coach for the approximately 30 -minute drive back to the pier.


Please note: To fully participate:This tour involves an extensive amount of walking for approximately 1 mile (about 1600 metres), , with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach and several steps to embark/disembark the boat. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Weather appropriate clothes, with sturdy walking shoes or trekking shoes/ boots and sun protection are recommended. Tour will operate in all weather conditions. The tour sequence may vary.

Olden Kayak Tour

Experience the magnificent green water on the Nordfjord, surrounded by steep Mountains, soaring waterfalls and glaciers.


We start from the cruise pier in Olden. After a safety briefing and you head out on the glacial water of the Nordfjord, heading out the fjord.


We will follow the shores along the road that is officially named "the worst road in Norway". The guide will share information regarding the Vikings


Double kayaks are used, meaning that they're very stable, and you can enjoy conversation and sharing your experience with someone sitting right next to you. This gives the Kayaking a whole new element.

Tour via Helicopter of the Jostedals Glacier and Loen Valley

Experience the breath-taking natural scenery and panoramic vistas of Norway from a unique perspective during this captivating flight-seeing excursion.


Olden, Innvikfjord and Nordfjord

Depart the pier for the short drive to the helipad in Tyvaneset. Upon arrival, receive your safety instructions, board your helicopter and lift-off for your approximately 30 minutes, narrated flight-seeing tour. Your route begins over Olden, which lies at the head of the Innvikfjord, a branch of the Nordfjord.


Jostedals Glacier

Next, fly over the Jostedals Glacier, the largest glacier on mainland Europe. This glacier has 22 named outlets, or 'glacial arms' or 'tongues', many of which are accessible from Olden. The area offers spectacular scenery, shaped over thousands of years by glacial erosion. Faults and fractures underneath the glacier have carved out valleys and mountain passes.


Myklebust Glacier, Briksdal Glacier, Brenndal Glacier

Highlights to be seen during your helicopter flight-seeing tour include the Myklebust Glacier, Briksdal Glacier, Brenndal Glacier, eastern part of the Nordfjord,Loen valley and Lake Loen. At the conclusion of your tour, return to the helipad, re-board your car and commence the short drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves a minimal amount of walking, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the vehicle and board/de-board the helicopter. This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility, but is not wheelchair-accessible, and not recommended for guests prone to motion sickness and guests prone to airsickness. There is a large step to board, and for safety reasons, guests cannot be carried on to the helicopter; if you are unable to board without assistance, no refund is possible. Warm, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes and sun protection are recommended. Operation of this tour is subject to weather conditions, as are visibility, views and the route chosen. The pilot's main concern is the passengers' safety, and flights may be cancelled on short notice if prevailing weather conditions are deemed to be unsafe. The pilot decides the seating arrangements; please note that not all participants are seated next to a window, although we are assured that everyone will enjoy a good view. Space on this tour is extremely limited; we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment. Please note that for operational reasons there may be changes on the departure times that will be finally communicated once on board. All departure times will be in the morning

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.