GETTING THERE:

From LAX, KLM and United offer connecting service (change of plane) to Bergen, Norway. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $980.

ABOUT THE TRIP:



The Finnmarken
makes the coastal voyage year-round. Cabin prices for double occupancy range from $1,149 to $4,173 per person for the six-night voyage, depending on the season. A single supplement is in effect from April through September, ranging from 25% to 75% of the double-occupancy fare, depending on season and cabin category.

The ship will sail northbound from Bergen to Kirkenes on July 10 and 21; Aug. 1, 12 and 23; Sept. 3, 14 and 25; Oct. 6, 17 and 29; Nov. 9 and 20; and Dec. 1, 12 and 23. The southbound sailings, from Kirkenes to Bergen, will be July 5, 16 and 27; Aug. 7, 18 and 29; Sept. 9 and 20; Oct. 1, 12 and 23; Nov. 4, 15 and 26; and Dec. 7, 18 and 29.

TO LEARN MORE:

Norwegian Coastal Voyage, 405 Park Ave., New York, NY 10022 ; (212) 319-1300, vwww.norwegiancoastalvoyage.us.

-- Beverly Beyette