See the Spectacular Northern Lights with presenter Dallas Campbell and astrologer Penny thornton
Watching a magical display of the aurora borealis is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so why not join our exclusive new voyage to the beautiful Norwegian fjords to see this stunning natural wonder for yourself
There is no better way to experience one of the most dazzling natural wonders of the world than on our amazing new Northern Lights adventure, in the company of special guests Dallas Campbell, the presenter of popular BBC science shows Stargazing Live, Horizon and The Treasure Hunters, plus renowned astrologer Penny Thornton.
On this holiday, 25 Beautiful Homes readers will join Dallas for an exclusive talk and questionand-answer session about his globetrotting TV adventures, the science of stargazing and his new book about space travel. You will also take a guided trip with Dallas to visit beautiful Nordkapp, the northernmost place in Europe, plus hear a fantastic award-winning talk by scientist Dr Tamsin Edwards about how the entire record of life on Earth is buried deep within the polar ice cap.
What’s more, if gazing up at the heavens and seeing the miraculous Northern Lights puts you in a mystical frame of mind, you won’t want to miss popular astrologer Penny Thornton’s exclusive talk to readers during the trip.
For an additional supplement**, you can also choose from an exciting range of optional activities, including guided nature walks and husky-sledding trips to taking part in a traditional Viking feast and sipping cocktails at the world-famous Snowhotel.
So, come and join Dallas, Penny and Tamsin on this exclusive Arctic adventure – it promises to be the ultimate way to enjoy the beauty of the Norwegian fjords and the unforgettable magic of the Northern Lights.
YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1: Bergen
After a direct flight from the UK, board MS Finnmarken.
DAY 2: ålesund
Explore this charming town. Optional activities** include a scenic drive to Mount Aksla.
exclusive Join astrologer Penny Thornton for a private talk and Q&A about the stars.
DAY 3: trondheim
Former Viking trading post, and Norway’s first capital. Optional activities include a Viking-themed walking tour of the city.
DAY 4: ARCTIC Circle/lofoten Islands
Cross the Arctic Circle for the first time, with views of the stunning Lofoten Islands.
DAY 5: tromsø
Famous for its Arctic Cathedral, aquarium and botanical gardens.
exclusive Join Dallas Campbell for a private talk and Q& A about his TV adventures in science and stargazing. Plus, hear Dr Tamsin Edwards’ talk about the history to be found within the polar ice.
DAY 6: honningsvåg, north Cape
Heartland of the indigenous Sámi people. exclusive See Nordkapp’s stunning views in the company of Dallas Campbell.
DAY 7: Kirkenes
The turning point of your trip. You can choose to visit the world-famous Snowhotel.
DAY 8: hammerfest & tromsø
Admire Hammerfest’s colourful buildings. Optional activities include a midnight concert in Tromsø’s Arctic Cathedral.
DAY 9: lofoten Islands
See the beautiful islands of Lofoten and Vesterålen. Optional activity: sea eagle safari.
DAY 10: ARCTIC Circle, Bodø to rørvik
Cross the Arctic Circle again, and see the Seven Sisters mountain range.
DAY 11: trondheim
Spend time in the pretty Bakklandet district.
DAY 12: Bergen
After breakfast, disembark MS Finnmarken; transfer to the airport for direct return flight.
What Is Included
return flights eleven nights’ full board on ms finnmarken, with panoramic lounge, bars, café, library, à la carte dining room, sauna, pool, Jacuzzi and expert on-board talks exclusive talks and Q&as with Dallas Campbell, Dr tamsin edwards and Penny thornton. guided nordkapp trip with Dallas all port fees and taxes northern Lights Promise (see panel left)
Colourful houses in bergen, where your adventure begins
Dog-sledding is just one of the exciting optional activities