Signature Luxury Travel & Style

INTO THE MIDNIGHT SUN

It’s midnight and the sun is still shining as Viking Sea glides through the millpond waters of Norway’s Inside Passage. From my reindeer-backed armchair in the Explorers’ Lounge, I have a prime view of the majestic scenery: snow-capped mountains rising to the clouds, lake-dotted fields rolling across the horizon and slick, black cliffs plunging into the water. Occasionally, I catch sight of a red fishing cottage or a white timber home, a rare sign of human presence in this landscape seemingly carved by gods.

Our 15-day voyage takes us through seas once conquered by the original Vikings, from London via Scotland to the Arctic Circle and then south to Bergen, Norway’s second largest city, with its colourful houses

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