Start planning your cruise and book your excursions to Longyearbyen
The Svalbard Islands, an MSC Northern Europe Cruises destination, are a trio of isles in the Arctic Ocean, located halfway between continental Norway and the North Pole. From Mount Sarkofagen, enjoy views of scenic fjords and Longyearbyen, the northernmost urban centre in the world!
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Rib Boat Adventure to Glacier Front
• Hiking to/on Glacier
• Cruise Tours
Take an exciting MSC Cruises excursion across the majestic Isfjorden, where you’ll enjoy extraordinary views from the comfort of a RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat). Look out for seals sunbathing on the ice, seabirds fishing in the Arctic waters, and majestic humpback whales! See the impressive glaciers close up before spending time exploring the fjord. Your guide will serve drinks and biscuits as you soak up the amazing atmosphere.
Hike the great Norwegian outdoors on an MSC Cruises excursion. Reaching the peak of the Foxfonna glacier, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding icecaps. Take in the impressive landscapes around Mount Sarkofagen before venturing across the vast Longyear Glacier. Appreciate the views, breathe in the crisp Norwegian air, and take some stunning photographs.
Sail through Norway’s rugged Arctic landscapes on an MSC Cruises excursion. You’ll enjoy spectacular views of the valleys and cliffs, and the natural seabird habitats. Discover the astonishing landscapes of the Esmark Glacier before exploring the renowned Sassenfjorden and Tempelfjorden. Keep your eyes peeled for a host of wildlife including seals, blue whales, and polar bears.