North Cape & Norway – On the Cusp of Spring on MS Eirik Raude
Experience an early spring Norwegian Arctic expedition to lovely Honningsvåg and the legendary North Cape. Enjoy exciting winter activities under snow-clad peaks and a sky that shifts from brilliant blue to all the colors of the rainbow. As we sail south to Bergen, enjoy the waterfalls fed by melting snow, and the season’s first wildflowers on this unforgettable journey.
MS Eirik Raude is designed to explore the magnificent Norwegian coast and polar areas in ultimate comfort, with advanced equipment and a sustainable profile.
MS Eirik Raude (MS Midnatsol prior to the makeover) is named for the Viking explorer, also known as Eric the Red. He discovered, named and settled Greenland in the 10th century.
Like its namesake, MS Eirik Raude is a great adventurer, meant to explore the rugged Norwegian coastline all year long. MS Eirik Raude has a modern design and progressive environmental profile. The interior’s bright, colourful décor is inspired by Norway's sunny summer days, a motif reflected in many of the pieces of Norwegian modern art on board. The vessel's sun deck and hot tub are on deck 9. Key features on MS Eirik Raude include a spacious, two-storey panorama lounge above the bow. Its wall-to-wall windows bathe the lounge in natural light and provide extraordinary views.
MS Eirik Raude is an ice class 1C ship and is equipped with advanced technology that makes her exceptionally well suited for expedition cruises in Norway.