Longyearbyen Cruises

Longyearbyen Cruise
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The Svalbard islands form the most remote province of northern Europe. Arriving in Longyearbyen on an MSC cruise therefore means reaching the northernmost municipality in the world.

Small but vital, the town offers interesting collections of old maps and books on the Svalbard in the town gallery, as well as slides by photographer - composer Thomas Widerberg and a display of paintings by Kåre Tveter. Longyearbyen was founded for extraction purposes due to the abundance of coal, so one often comes across abandonedcoal mines.
The pylons that support the funicular are also vestiges and part of the local culture that still highlight the local coal extraction methods. The Svalbard museum offers insight into this activity, as well as hosting examples of local flora and fauna and illustrating the hunting methods used in the islands, where man had to compete with polar bears, the king of these lands and still present in the wild (all excursions in the wild are tackled following the local safety indications).
A curious feature of this remote locality is the Svalbard Global Seed

Cruises from / to Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen) in 2024

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LIFE ON THE ARCTIC EDGE: HIGHLIGHTS OF LONGYEARBYEN
  • Category: NATURAL WONDERS
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR02
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TREK TO BLOMSTERDALEN MOUNTAIN TOP
  • Category: ACTIVE & ADVENTURE
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR03
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BECOME A FOSSIL HUNTER AT THE FOOT OF MOUNT SARKOFAGEN
  • Category: ACTIVE & ADVENTURE
  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR04
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A PANT IN THE COUNTRY: THE AMAZING DOG-SLED TOUR
  • Category: ACTIVE & ADVENTURE
  • Duration: 2.5 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR05
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SHORT-BUT-SWEET: SIGHTSEEING IN LONGYEARBYEN
  • Category: SCENIC ROUTE
  • Duration: 2 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR06
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THE CALL OF THE WILD: A VISIT TO CAMP BARENTZ
  • Category: SOMETHING SPECIAL
  • Duration: 2 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR07
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ARCTIC ADVENTURE: BOAT TRIP ON THE FJORD
  • Category: NATURAL WONDERS
  • Duration: 2 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR08
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EXPLORING THE ARCTIC ON M/V POLAR BOAT
  • Category: SCENIC ROUTE
  • Duration: 8.5 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR10A
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PROTECTOURS: HYBRID-ELECTRIC SPEED-BOAT TO THE WALRUS COLONY
  • Category: MSC PROTECTOURS
  • Duration: 4 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR23
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LONGYEARBYEN AND THE SPLENDOURS OF SPITZBERGEN
  • Category: MSC BIKE ADVENTOURS
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Code: LYRBK1
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E-BIKING THROUGH POLAR BEAR COUNTRY
  • Category: MSC BIKE ADVENTOURS
  • Duration: 5 hour(s)
  • Code: LYRBK2
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THE ADVENT VALLEY EXPERIENCE BY QUADBIKE
  • Category: ACTIVE & ADVENTURE
  • Duration: 2 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR11
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HYBRID ELECTRIC CATAMARAN TRIP TO PYRAMIDEN
  • Category: SCENIC ROUTE
  • Duration: 6.15 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR13
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TASTE OF SVALBARD
  • Category: SOMETHING SPECIAL
  • Duration: 1 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR19
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PROTECTOURS: HYBRID-ELECTRIC CATAMARAN FJORD SAFARI
  • Category: MSC PROTECTOURS
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Code: LYR22
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