6-night Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief

Cruise Line:
Quark Expeditions
Ship:
Ocean Adventurer
Destination:
Roundtrip Helsinki
Departure Date:
7/2/2023
Length:
6
Offer ID:
1438642

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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Land Tour: Helsinki
Suggested Private Excursion
7/2/2023
7/2/2023

Often referred to as "Pearl of the Baltic," this neat city is known for impressive architecture, wide boulevards, and beautiful harbor. Grand Senate Square, dominated by exquisite Tuomio Church and onion domes of Russian Orthodox Uspenski Cathedral, is an example of neo-Classical, Empire-style impressive architecture. Visit the lively harborfront market and Temppeliaukioa Church (Rock Church), which was created in the 60's from man-made and natural materials. Finland’s musical heritage comes alive in great Finlandia Hall, designed by renowned architect Alvar Aalto. Finland’s beloved composer, Jean Sibelius, is remembered by a beautiful monument on Helsinki’s outskirts. Helsinki has good museums displaying everything from art to architectural design. Open-air Museum - the small wooded island of Seurasaari - has a collection of vernacular buildings assembled from all over Finland which provide insight into how country folk lived until recently. Suomenlinna Fortress is the largest in the world and often called Gibraltar of the North.

Suggested Private Excursions

Helsinki City tour – 3 Hours

Helsinki Suomenlinna Fortress tour – 3 Hours

Helsinki Porvoo Tour – 5 Hours

Helsinki Jewish City tour – 4 Hours

Hesinki City tour with Sauna Experience – 5 Hours

Helsinki Design tour - 6 hours

Helsinki by Kayak – 4,5 hours

Canoe and Hike in Nuuksio National Park - 4,5 hours

Food tour in Helsinki – 3 hs

Land Tour: Helsinki
Suggested Private Excursion
7/3/2023
7/3/2023

Often referred to as "Pearl of the Baltic," this neat city is known for impressive architecture, wide boulevards, and beautiful harbor. Grand Senate Square, dominated by exquisite Tuomio Church and onion domes of Russian Orthodox Uspenski Cathedral, is an example of neo-Classical, Empire-style impressive architecture. Visit the lively harborfront market and Temppeliaukioa Church (Rock Church), which was created in the 60's from man-made and natural materials. Finland’s musical heritage comes alive in great Finlandia Hall, designed by renowned architect Alvar Aalto. Finland’s beloved composer, Jean Sibelius, is remembered by a beautiful monument on Helsinki’s outskirts. Helsinki has good museums displaying everything from art to architectural design. Open-air Museum - the small wooded island of Seurasaari - has a collection of vernacular buildings assembled from all over Finland which provide insight into how country folk lived until recently. Suomenlinna Fortress is the largest in the world and often called Gibraltar of the North.

Suggested Private Excursions

Helsinki City tour – 3 Hours

Helsinki Suomenlinna Fortress tour – 3 Hours

Helsinki Porvoo Tour – 5 Hours

Helsinki Jewish City tour – 4 Hours

Hesinki City tour with Sauna Experience – 5 Hours

Helsinki Design tour - 6 hours

Helsinki by Kayak – 4,5 hours

Canoe and Hike in Nuuksio National Park - 4,5 hours

Food tour in Helsinki – 3 hs

Land Tour: Air Travel
7/3/2023
7/3/2023

No information currently available.

Cruise Starts (Embarkation)
7/3/2023
7/3/2023

No information currently available.

Longyearbyen
7/3/2023
7/3/2023

Known for its stark mountain peaks and spectacular glaciers, Longyearbyen was named for the American John Monroe Longyear, who established a mining operation here in 1906. In the summer season, many species of birds can be found nesting in the steep cliffs while the seaside harbors a number of marine animals from white whales, seals and walruses. In the small town, are museums, local shops and restaurants to explore at a leisurely pace.

Krossfjorden
7/4/2023
7/4/2023

No information currently available.

Lilliehook Glacier
7/5/2023
7/5/2023

No information currently available.

Ny-London
7/6/2023
7/6/2023

No information currently available.

Monacobreen
7/7/2023
7/7/2023

No information currently available.

Texas Bar
7/7/2023
7/7/2023

No information currently available.

Worsleyneset
7/7/2023
7/7/2023

No information currently available.

Moffen Island
7/7/2023
7/7/2023

Moffen is a small island off the north coast of Spitsbergen Island in the Svalbard archipelago.

Smeerenburg
7/7/2023
7/7/2023

No information currently available.

Magdalenenfjord
7/7/2023
7/7/2023

Magdalenefjord (Magdalenefjorden or Magdalene Bay) lies on the northwest corner of Spitsbergen. Arrive in the Magdalenefjord to fantastic scenery: sharply-peaked mountains on all sides, the craggy, sharp-toothed Waggonway Glacier directly ahead, and the golden sands of Gravneset just over the ship's side. Magdalenefjord is considered to be one of Svalbard's most beautiful fjords! Go ashore at Gravneset, which has one of the largest cemeteries dating from the whaling period in the 1600's.

Barentsburg
7/7/2023
7/7/2023

No information currently available.

Alkhornet
7/7/2023
7/7/2023

No information currently available.

Longyearbyen
7/8/2023
7/8/2023

Known for its stark mountain peaks and spectacular glaciers, Longyearbyen was named for the American John Monroe Longyear, who established a mining operation here in 1906. In the summer season, many species of birds can be found nesting in the steep cliffs while the seaside harbors a number of marine animals from white whales, seals and walruses. In the small town, are museums, local shops and restaurants to explore at a leisurely pace.

Land Tour: Air Travel
7/8/2023
7/8/2023

No information currently available.

Land Tour: Helsinki
Suggested Private Excursion
7/8/2023
7/8/2023

Often referred to as "Pearl of the Baltic," this neat city is known for impressive architecture, wide boulevards, and beautiful harbor. Grand Senate Square, dominated by exquisite Tuomio Church and onion domes of Russian Orthodox Uspenski Cathedral, is an example of neo-Classical, Empire-style impressive architecture. Visit the lively harborfront market and Temppeliaukioa Church (Rock Church), which was created in the 60's from man-made and natural materials. Finland’s musical heritage comes alive in great Finlandia Hall, designed by renowned architect Alvar Aalto. Finland’s beloved composer, Jean Sibelius, is remembered by a beautiful monument on Helsinki’s outskirts. Helsinki has good museums displaying everything from art to architectural design. Open-air Museum - the small wooded island of Seurasaari - has a collection of vernacular buildings assembled from all over Finland which provide insight into how country folk lived until recently. Suomenlinna Fortress is the largest in the world and often called Gibraltar of the North.

Suggested Private Excursions

Helsinki City tour – 3 Hours

Helsinki Suomenlinna Fortress tour – 3 Hours

Helsinki Porvoo Tour – 5 Hours

Helsinki Jewish City tour – 4 Hours

Hesinki City tour with Sauna Experience – 5 Hours

Helsinki Design tour - 6 hours

Helsinki by Kayak – 4,5 hours

Canoe and Hike in Nuuksio National Park - 4,5 hours

Food tour in Helsinki – 3 hs

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

Departure Date:
7/2/2023
Number of Nights
6
Cruise Inclusions:
  • Leadership throughout your voyage by our experienced Expedition Leaders, including shore landings and other activities
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program
  • All shore landings per the daily program
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All meals, snacks, soft drinks and juices on board throughout your voyage (Please inform us of any dietary requirements as far in advance as possible. Unfortunately, the ships’ galleys cannot prepare kosher meals.)
  • Select beer and wine during dinner; and coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and guest speakers as scheduled
  • A photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • A pair of waterproof expedition boots on loan for landings and Zodiac cruising excursions
  • An official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • Hair dryer and bathrobes in every cabin
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • Emergency Evacuation insurance for all passengers to a maximum benefit of USD $500,000 per person
  • Transfers between Longyearbyen town center and port on embarkation and disembarkation day
Available Addons:
Optional airfare; pre-/post-cruise hotel
Remarks:

All fares are per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and quoted in US dollars (US$). Rates for expeditions, flights, as well as optional pre-expedition and post-expedition extensions are based on tariffs and exchange rates in ef

All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.

Offer ID:
1438642

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