On the southern shores of Norway’s Romsdal Peninsula, overlooking the magnificent Moldefjorden, the MSC Northern Europe Cruises destination of Molde is enveloped by sweeping mountains, lakes, and waterfalls. Nearby, Varden viewpoint delivers an extraordinary panorama of 222 snowy peaks, while the island of Håholmen offers a fascinating glimpse into the lives of the Vikings.
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• The Atlantic Road
• Trollstigen Viewpoint
• Håholmen: Viking Saga Siglar
Awarded the title 'Norwegian Construction of the Century
', the Atlantic Ocean Road
is one of the most beautiful drives in the world. The route traverses over small isles, rocky reefs, and magnificent bridges, such as the amazing Storseisundet. On a scenic MSC Cruises excursion
, you’ll take in the incredible terrain connecting Averøy Island to the Romsdal Peninsula and mainland Norway. Admire the Atlantic Ocean Road’s combination of modern engineering and impressive natural landscapes.
The fantastic Trollstigen vantage point leads to the edge of a 200-metre high cliff, and offers exceptional views of the valley below. On an MSC Cruises excursion, you’ll take in the breathtaking panorama from the viewing area, designed by the architectural firm Reiulf Ramstad.
Discover the lives of the Vikings on an MSC Cruises excursion. Pass through the stunning scenery of Frænfjorden, before stopping at Bud, a fishing village. Take in the picturesque Atlantic Ocean Road while heading to the island of Håholmen, known for its enthralling 'Viking Centre'. Here you’ll admire a faithful reconstruction of the Viking Saga Siglar, the ship which sailed around the world in 1986. Enjoy a stroll on the island and admire its spectacular landscapes, before savouring a delightful lunch in one of the village's characteristic restaurants.