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Longyearbyen, Norway Cruise Port

The town of Longyearbyen is the largest settlement on the Svalbard archipelago, situated in the Norway's Arctic region. The town began life as a mining district and still maintains its mining roots as the town's main source of commerce; however tourism is constantly on the rise. Longyearbyen boasts a dramatic and inspiring Arctic landscape, where craggy mountains rise up above majestic rivers to create astonishing valleys and fjords. The town is situated within one of these astounding valleys, and is home to a range of fabulous natural and man-made attractions including museums, galleries and historic structures alongside vast areas of incredible natural beauty. Despite the region's seemingly desolate environment, the town has a peaceful and friendly atmosphere, and visitors will find that there is plenty to see and do in this magnificent part of the high Norwegian Arctic.

Sightseeing in Longyearbyen

One of main reasons tourists flock to Longyearbyen is the range of thrilling activities on offer for adrenaline junkies in this inspiring Arctic region of Norway. Visitors can attempt a wide range of exciting past-times including hiking, kayaking, snow mobile safaris and dog-sledding. Svalbard has a vast landscape filled with incredible scenery and tours of the island are a great way to appreciate the beauty of the region, especially across the magnificent Esmarkbreen Glacier. Other local attractions include:

Spitsbergen Airship Museum

This fascinating museum showcases aspects of the main era of polar exploration, housing various materials and artefacts relating to this exciting period in history. Norwegian, Italian and American Arctic explorers are all celebrated within the walls of this intriguing exhibit.

Svalbard Museum

After reopening in 2006, the Svalbard Museum features a range of exhibits dedicated to the human inhabitation of the Svalbard archipelago throughout history. Displays focus on the history of mining and whaling on the islands as well as the beautiful flora and fauna found across the Arctic. Also, the nearby Svalbard Gallery houses an array of fabulous artwork created by local artists. 

The Church

Svalbard's church is the most northerly church in the world. This warm and inviting building is always open to visitors, and guests will be offered snacks and drinks as well as the opportunity to by souvenirs and post cards. Located to the north east of the church is a splendid sundial. During the summer months, this quirky local monument can be used as a 24 hour sundial.

Shopping in Longyearbyen

The vast majority of shops in Longyearbyen are located within the two-story Lompensenteret shopping mall and the local Svalbardbutikken supermarket, where visitors can pick up a variety of gifts and souvenirs for friends and family, such as arts, crafts and clothes, as well as a range of useful general amenities, including food and drinks.

Eating Out in Longyearbyen

The town centre of Longyearbyen is home to several excellent cafes and restaurants serving a variety of scrumptious meals, from traditional Norwegian dishes to delicious international cuisine. Some of the local eateries even offer Svalbard specialities such as seal and whale meat.

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1 Longyearbyen to Kristiansund - Silversea - Silver Cloud Expedition

24 June 2018 - 12 nights

Longyearbyen | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Harstad | Tysfjord | Norwegian Fjords & Melfjord | Norwegian Fjords & Melfjord | Vega Archipelago, Norway | Geiranger | Kristiansand more

Arctic all-inclusive. Includes FREE flights, overseas transfers 1 night pre-cruise and post-cruise hotel stay. 10% discount included in these prices - book and pay in full to receive these prices

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2 Longyearbyen to Tromso - Silversea - Silver Cloud Expedition

18 July 2018 - 9 nights

Longyearbyen | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Kirkenes | Skarsvag | Gjesværstappan Islands | Tromso more

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3 Norwegian Fjords - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

04 June 2019 - 12 nights

Bergen | Sognefjord | Alesund | Geiranger | Trondheim | Bronnoysund | Lofoten Islands | Borg | Svolvaer | Tromso | Hammerfest | Hammerfest | Bear Island | Longyearbyen | Oslo more

Popular sailing, limited availability! Includes flights and overseas transfers. Enrich activity - Be treated to a private concert in the Arctic Cathedral of Tromsø.

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4 Ultimate Arctic & Fjords - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

04 June 2019 - 22 nights

Bergen | Sognefjord | Alesund | Geiranger | Trondheim | Bronnoysund | Lofoten Islands | Svolvaer | Borg | Tromso | Hammerfest | Hammerfest | Bear Island | Longyearbyen | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Longyearbyen | Oslo more

Hurry, limited Suites remaining! Includes flights and overseas transfers. Enjoy 7 nights cruising though the high Arctic and enjoying daily lectures by the Discovery Team.

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5 Ultimate Arctic - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

15 June 2019 - 11 nights

Oslo | Longyearbyen | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Longyearbyen more

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6 Ultimate Arctic - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

25 June 2019 - 11 nights

Oslo | Longyearbyen | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Longyearbyen more

Includes flights, overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay in Oslo. Enjoy 8 nights cruising through the high Arctic and enjoying daily lectures by the Discovery Team.

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7 Tromsø To Longyearbyen - Silversea - Silver Cloud Expedition

02 July 2019 - 10 nights

Tromso | Gjesvaerstappan, Norway | Skarsvag | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Longyearbyen more

Arctic all-inclusive. Includes flights, overseas transfers and 1 night post-cruise hotel stay. 10% discount included in these prices - book and pay in full to receive these prices

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8 Ultimate Arctic - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

05 July 2019 - 11 nights

Oslo | Longyearbyen | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Longyearbyen more

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9 Ultimate Arctic & Fjords - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

05 July 2019 - 24 nights

Oslo | Longyearbyen | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Svalbard | Longyearbyen | Bear Island | Hammerfest | Hammerfest | Tromso | Borg | Svolvaer | Lofoten Islands | Bronnoysund | Trondheim | Geiranger | Alesund | Sognefjord | Bergen | Arrive UK more

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10 Norwegian Fjords - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

15 July 2019 - 12 nights

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11 Norwegian Fjords - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

16 July 2019 - 12 nights

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12 Norwegian Fjords - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

16 July 2019 - 13 nights

Oslo | Longyearbyen | Bear Island | Hammerfest | Hammerfest | Tromso | Svolvaer | Borg | Lofoten Islands | Bronnoysund | Trondheim | Geiranger | Alesund | Sognefjord | Bergen more

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