"HURTIGRUTEN are a great way to explore Norway !" Top 5 Page for this destination Arctic Transportation Tip by globetrott
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Hurtigruten - that is the name of the postal-ships taking you along the norwegian coast from Bergen to Kirkenes. Every day of the year one of their ships are starting a new cruise in Kirkenes and Bergen on a fixed schedule.
The Hurtigruten are NOT a real cruise and in most ports you will stay for just about 30-60 minutes in the port, but in Honnigsvag, Hammerfest. Bergen, Trondheim, Tromsoe and Kirkenes the ships stay in port for a longer time, see the details below in their webpage! The ship will open the gangway for passengers to go ashore and they will also start to unload and load all sorts of goods, cars, different articles from small boxes to giant machineries. In case that you like to see more of the places closeby, you have to book one of their excursions and join the ship again at the next port.
Cars can be taken onboard of a Hurtigruten-ship, when they are not higher than 2,5 meters and not wider than 2,45 meters.
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