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North Cape Connoisseur

Ship: Sirena  
Departure: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Nights: 18 nights
Departs: Oslo
Returns: Portsmouth
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
18
Nights
Days at Sea
6
Sea Days
Ports
12
Ports
Countries Visted
5
Countries
  • Itinerary

    North Cape Connoisseur

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Oslo, Norway Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Oslo, Norway

    Oslo, the capital and most populous city in Norway, lies between the Oslo Fjord and the green hills of Oslomarka. The combination of city life and easy access to outdoor activities makes Oslo a unique destination. Oslo is built in a horseshoe shape on the shores of the Oslofjord and limited in most directions by hills and forests. Subsequently there are a number of delightful recreation areas, such as the Toyen area that includes the Botanical Gardens and a museum. Read more about Oslo, Norway

    2 Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Kristiansand, Norway 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Kristiansand, Norway

    Kristiansand is the southernmost city in Norway and lies where the rivers Otra and Tovdalselva enter into Skagerak. It is an interesting city retaining many of the 17th century buildings from its founding days by King Christian IV. The city is home to some of the best beaches - such as Hamresanden Beach located just 10 minutes from the city centre - in Norway. Kristiansand is also renowned for its cultural events, such as the numerous festivals held throughout the year, which include the Bragdoya Blues Festival in June, the Dark Season Festival in October, and the International Children’s Film Festival in April. Read more about Kristiansand, Norway

    3 Thursday, September 1, 2022 Maloy
    4 Friday, September 2, 2022 Kristiansand, Norway 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kristiansand, Norway

    Kristiansand is the southernmost city in Norway and lies where the rivers Otra and Tovdalselva enter into Skagerak. It is an interesting city retaining many of the 17th century buildings from its founding days by King Christian IV. The city is home to some of the best beaches - such as Hamresanden Beach located just 10 minutes from the city centre - in Norway. Kristiansand is also renowned for its cultural events, such as the numerous festivals held throughout the year, which include the Bragdoya Blues Festival in June, the Dark Season Festival in October, and the International Children’s Film Festival in April. Read more about Kristiansand, Norway

    5 Saturday, September 3, 2022 Cruising The Norweigan Sea
    6 Sunday, September 4, 2022 Hammerfest, Norway 9:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Hammerfest, Norway

    The construction of the large liquefied natural gas site on Melkoya Island just off Hammerfest, which processes natural gas from Snohvit, is the most expensive construction project in the history of Northern Norway. This project has resulted in an economic boom and new optimism for Hammerfest in recent years. Hammerfest offers both sea and freshwater fishing, as well as scuba diving. This tiny town was a nexus for travellers and traders in the far north and a meeting point for traders coming west from the Arctic Ocean and Russia. Read more about Hammerfest, Norway

    7 Monday, September 5, 2022 Honningsvag, Norway 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Honningsvag, Norway

    Honningsvåg, Norway, lies deep within the Arctic Circle at 71 deg.N. latitude, on the island Magerøya. Twenty-two km north of Honningsvåg is North Cape, the northernmost part of mainland Europe. Magerøya connects to the mainland via the 6.87km North Cape Tunnel. Read more about Honningsvag, Norway

    8 Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Murmansk, Russian Federation 10:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Murmansk, Russian Federation

    Murmansk is a port that remains ice-free year round, located in the extreme NW of Russia, not far from its borders with Norway and Finland. It is the largest city north of the Arctic Circle. You won’t miss the massive 35.5 m statue Alyosha, depicting a Russian WWII soldier, on a 7 m foundation overlooking the city harbour. You must also visit the snow-white church of the Saviour-on-the-Waters, built to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the city's founding, as well as the world’s northernmost Jewish synagogue. Read more about Murmansk, Russian Federation

    9 Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Cruising The White Sea
    10 Thursday, September 8, 2022 Arkangelsk (Archangel), Russian Federation 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Arkangelsk (Archangel), Russian Federation

    Arkhangelsk (Archangel) lies on both banks of the Northern Dvina River near its delta, with its numerous islands and exit into the White Sea, in the far north of European Russia. To reach this port explorer ships pass the North Cape of Norway, usually call at Murmansk, then drop below the Arctic Circle to Arkhangelsk. The city is a major seaport open year-round due to improvements in icebreakers. Some of the city's extant landmarks are the fort-like Merchant Yards (1668–84), the New Dvina Fortress (1701–05), the Gostiny Dvor that is the oldest surviving building in Arkhangelsk, and the Assumption Church on the Dvina embankment (1742–44) that was rebuilt in 2004. Read more about Arkangelsk (Archangel), Russian Federation

    11 Friday, September 9, 2022 Cruising The Barents Sea
    12 Saturday, September 10, 2022 Tromsoe, Norway 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Tromsoe, Norway

    Tromsoe, the home of the famous Northern Lights, is situated a mere 2000 km from the North Pole, on the same latitude as Northern Siberia and Alaska. Most visitors are surprised by the prominence and sophistication of this fascinating port. On offer are high-quality theatre, arts and music, which contrast with the boundless and vast wilderness surrounding the city. The city centre contains the largest number of wooden houses in northern Norway as well as the oldest house. Read more about Tromsoe, Norway

    13 Sunday, September 11, 2022 Lofoten Islands, Norway 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Lofoten Islands, Norway

    Lofoten is an archipelago and a traditional district in the county of Nordland, Norway. It lies within the Arctic Circle and is well known for its exceptional natural beauty. The islands are separated from the mainland by the vast open Vestfjord and are notable for their mountains and peaks, which although not very high, the fact that they rise straight from the sea makes them spectacular and extraordinary. Then there are the sheltered inlets, stretches of seashore and large virgin areas. Read more about Lofoten Islands, Norway

    14 Monday, September 12, 2022 Cruising The Norwegian Sea
    15 Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Faroe Islands, Denmark 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Faroe Islands, Denmark

    The Faroe Islands lie NW of Scotland midway between Iceland and Norway. They constitute a self-governing island territory of Denmark with a language and culture of their own. Due to their volcanic origin, the 18 islands are rugged and rocky. People visit the Faroe Islands for its incredible nature, scenery, and its bountiful bird life. Read more about Faroe Islands, Denmark

    16 Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Orkney Islands, Great Britain 7:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Orkney Islands, Great Britain

    The Orkney Islands, an archipelago of more than 70 islands, graced with temperate weather warmed by the Gulf Stream, feature some of the most dramatic coastal scenery. There are sea cliffs, some over 300m, descending to sooth white-sand beaches. Yet even more fascinating are the more than 1,000 prehistoric sites that have been found here. Amazingly, they constitute the greatest concentration of these sites in all of Europe. Read more about Orkney Islands, Great Britain

    17 Thursday, September 15, 2022 Edinburgh, Great Britain 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Edinburgh, Great Britain

    Scotland's showcase capital of Edinburgh has a magnificent geographical location, perched on a series of extinct volcanos and rocky crags above the flatlands. The setting is wonderfully striking, as the modern city is often said to be built on seven hills. Both a historic and modern city, this metropolis is home to the largest arts festival in the world. Situated atop a volcanic crag, the famous Edinburgh Castle has an undeniably imposing presence, dominating the cityscape. Read more about Edinburgh, Great Britain

    18 Friday, September 16, 2022 Cruising The North Sea
    19 Saturday, September 17, 2022 Portsmouth, Great Britain 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Portsmouth, Great Britain

    The great waterfront city of Portsmouth is located on Portsea Island on the southern coast of England. It is the UK's only island city. Fast becoming Britain’s favourite waterfront destination, it has an irresistible mix of history and heritage, shopping, lively arts as well as great restaurants and bars. A significant naval port for centuries, Portsmouth is home to the world's oldest dry dock still in use. Read more about Portsmouth, Great Britain

  • Ship

    Sirena Overview

    Sirena

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    Launched in 1999 and refurbished in 2019, Sirena measures 30,227 GT and carries just 684 passengers. This is a ‘small ship’ boasting many big-ship features. Dress is informal in a luxurious setting, with an accent on personalised service and five-star cuisine.

  • Cabins

    Sirena Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

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    Cabin Types

    G, F

    Average Cabin Size – 14.9 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 160 sq. ft. / 14 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Twice daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Sirena Oceanview on the Sirena

    Cabin Types

    B1, C1, D, E

    Average Cabin Size – 15.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 216 sq. ft. / 20 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Twice daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Verandah

    Verandah

    Verandah on the Sirena Verandah on the Sirena

    Cabin Types

    PH1, A3, A2, A1, B2

    Average Cabin Size – 17.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.4 m2

    Size: 322 sq. ft. / 29 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, Oceania Cruises exclusives. Refrigerated mini-bar with free and unlimited soft drinks and bottled water replenished daily. Bulgari amenities. Twice-daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. Free laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom. Priority 11am ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery. 24 hour Butler Service. Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPad® upon request. Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag. Bulgari gift set (certain limitations apply) and a variety of amenities. Cashmere lap blankets. Complimentary shoe shine service. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

    Penthouse on the Sirena Penthouse on the Sirena

    Cabin Types

    C2, OS, VS, PH3, PH2

    Average Cabin Size – 34.2 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 16.8 m2

    Size: 165 sq. ft. / 15 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Twice daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Sirena

    Legend

    • Quad with Pullman
    • Quad with Sofabed
    • Triple with Pullman
    • Triple with Sofabed
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Obstructed Views
    • Elevator
    • Restrooms
    • Launderette

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