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MS Vesteralen

MS Vesteralen

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Offering the best possible way to explore the Norwegian Coast, cruises aboard MS Vesteralen is an explorer's dream. Offering cruises specifically designed to enjoy the beautiful Norwegian coast, there is no shortage of sites to see aboard MS Vesteralen. Hurtigruten's long history of voyage along this route guarantees you the most enjoyable Norwegian cruise experience found anywhere.

MS Vesteralen is named after the first Hurtigruten ship to sail in 1893. Carrying on the tradition of voyage and exploration that was started then, MS Vesteralen is a ship not to be missed. Combining the great north and discovery with modern amenities and cuisine, enjoyment will be had.

The fun of a MS Vesteralen cruise doesn't end once the ship docks, it actually just begins! Offering almost 50 shore excursions, there is no shortage of excitement to be had on your Norwegian adventure. From dog sledding to tours of the beautiful Norwegian fjords, you can tackle any adventure you would like during your MS Vesteralen cruise.

MS Vesteralen Facts

Inaugural Year: 1983
Refurbished: 1995
Tonnage (GRT): 16,140
Country of Registration: Norway
Guest Occupancy*: 510
Length: 108 meters
Beam: 16.5 meters
Passenger Decks: 5

Total: 149
Suites, with balcony: 0
Suites, without balcony: 0
Ocean View, with balcony: 0
Ocean View, without balcony: 104
Inside: 45

Dining Type: Open

Casino: No

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

Northern Lights
One of the main attractions aboard MS Vesteralen is the ability to see the Northern Lights. The northern lights are a wonderful natural light event that occurs only in the most northern areas of the world, Norway being one of them. With the chance to view the northern lights every night aboard MS Vesteralen, the spectacle will quickly become your sailing companion.

MS Vesteralen Cruise Deals

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Hurtigruten Cruise Deals

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Book a Hurtigruten cruise and choose between an Onboard Credit or Cash Back. The value depends on the particular cruise and accommodations you book. Onboard Credit can be used during your cruise. Cash Back will be mailed to your billing address after the cruise. Certain restrictions apply. Contact us for details.
No Booking Fees

No Booking Fees!

We do not charge booking fees on any cruises! You're sure to enjoy an affordable MS Vesteralen cruise when booking with us!
Our special offers on MS Vesteralen cruises may not be combinable. Certain restrictions apply to each offer.

MS Vesteralen Cruise Destinations

Here are the destinations MS Vesteralen sails in. Call us at 1-866-214-7447 with any questions:
Norway Cruises on MS Vesteralen
Norway Cruises on MS Vesteralen
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Oceanview Oceanview (Category P)
Approximate size: 10 square meters
Locatted on Deck: E

Separate beds, one bed can be turned into a sofa. 
Upper and middle decks.
Oceanview Oceanview (Category N)
Approximate size: 10 square meters
Located on Deck: D

Separate beds, one bed can be turned into a sofa (some with upper/lower berths).
Oceanview Oceanview (Category A)
Approximate size: 10 square meters
Located on Decks: A, B, and C

With limited/no view, separate beds, one bed can be turned in to a sofa. 
Some with upper/lower berths.
Disabled Disabled (Category H)
Approximate size: 10 square meters
Located on Decks: C

For guests with special needs
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Interior Interior (Category I)
Approximate size: 8 square meters
Located on Decks: A, B, C, D, and E

Separate beds, one bed can be turned into a sofa. Some with upper/lower berths.

All stateroom descriptions are subject to change. Photos provided are not guaranteed to accurately represent the room listed. Some staterooms in the same category may have different furniture arrangements. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all details with the cruise line directly.

MS Vesteralen Deck Plans

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Select Deck
Deck G
Deck F
Deck E
Deck D
Deck C
Deck B
Deck A

Category Legend
P Outside Cabin
N Outside Cabin
J Outside Cabin
A Outside Cabin
I Inside Cabin

Cabins 317 adapted for guests with disabilities.
Category J and L grade cabins have limited or no view. Subject change.
Some cabins with upper/lower births.
Portholes on the lower decks may be closed during the winter. Subject to change.

The deck plans of ms Vesteralen provided on this page are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all information with Hurtigruten directly.
Deck D
MS Vesteralen Deck Plans

MS Vesteralen Photo Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of MS Vesteralen:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Ship is subject to modifications.
Fine Food
Fine Food
Northern Lights
Northern Lights
Sun Deck
Sun Deck
Gift Shop
Gift Shop
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