What you can expect

Your Ship

The flagship of the fleet, the first lady of the sea: Ambience. Derived from the French word for ‘surrounding’, the ambition at Ambassador is to create the optimum atmosphere onboard; one that brings out the best in each of us. The perfect ambience.

Dining and Entertainment

Dining options are plentiful, for those wanting to soak in nature’s glory, there is the glorious Alfresco Grill. Saffron*, Sea & Grass* or the deluxe Chef’s Table* (supplements apply), are a gastronomic experience not to be missed. Let your hair down at the Observatory, bring out your finest ensembles for The Palladium and shaken or stirred, Ambience has numerous bars to whet your whistle.


Take in some of the most stunning vistas on earth as you sail through Norway’s charming fjords. This cruise visits Bergen, Flam and Stavanger.

About this trip:

Take in some of the most stunning vistas on earth as you sail through Norway’s charming fjords. Become immersed in the colourful city of Bergen, with its lofty mountains and bustling fish market, before a sojourn in unspoilt Flam. This historic village is a gateway to the Sognefjord and the Aurlandsfjord, which are sure to take your breath away. Then, onto Stavanger where the endlessly picturesque Boknafjord awaits.

What's included

  • Inside Single CAT 3S
  • Full Board
  • Fully Financially Protected
  • Tour Leader with group of 8


  • London Tilbury (United Kingdom)
  • Rotterdam, cruise River Nieuwe Maas (Netherlands)
  • At Sea
  • Bergen (Norway)
  • Flam, cruise Sognefjord & Aurlandsfjord (Norway) (Land by launch/tender)
  • Stavanger, cruise Boknafjord (Norway)
  • At Sea
  • London Tilbury (United Kingdom)

What’s Extra:

Gratuities – £6pppn London Victoria Coach – Victoria to Tilbury Cruise Terminal/Tilbury Cruise Terminal to London Victoria with 1 suitcase £44.00 per person (Coach reservations should be booked at least one month prior to travelling but preferably at time of booking) Car Parking:  This is available at a cost of £6 per night (spaces limited so reservations need to be made as soon as possible – you will not be able to pay on arrival if you have not pre-booked and will be refused entry to the car park. ) Upgrade to AMBASSADOR FARE which includes Gratuities & service charges and Expedition Drinks Package (Non-alcoholic beverages including unlimited soft drinks, House brands from the bar list, House wines (Red, White, Rose) Premium wines (Red, White, Rose), Premium drinks from the Bar List, Premium teas & speciality coffee – £240pp Insurance see here  

What you will be doing

London Tilbury, UK – Depart 17:00

Embark MV Ambience and enjoy our first night on board with a wonderful meal and dazzling entertainment. Note: In the event of adverse weather/sea conditions that prevent the ship from calling at one of the scheduled ports, alternative arrangements will be made where possible.

Rotterdam, cruise River Nieuwe Maas (Netherlands) 0900-1700

Rotterdam is a major port city in the Dutch province of South Holland. The Maritime Museum’s vintage ships and exhibits trace the city’s seafaring history. The 17th-century Delfshaven neighborhood is home to canal side shopping and Pilgrim Fathers Church, where pilgrims worshiped before sailing to America. After being almost completely reconstructed following WWII, the city is now known for bold, modern architecture.
  • Full Board

At Sea

Enjoy a day to relax and explore Ambience and everything she has to offer.
  • Full Board

Bergen (Norway) 0800-1800

“The heart of the fjords” is one of the nicknames for Bergen. Even though Bergen is the second-largest city in Norway, it offers small town charm alongside a metropolitan character. Houses clinging to the hillsides …… narrow cobblestone lanes and  the picturesque wharf with several old, wooden buildings standing tall in different colours. The UNESCO World Heritage site Bryggen, a Hanseatic wharf, is a glorious remnant from when Bergen was a key centre for trade between Norway and Europe. Today, the wharf houses a museum, shops, galleries, and restaurants, and is a focal point for both locals and visitors.
  • Full Board

Flam, cruise Sognefjord & Aurlandsfjord (Norway) (Land by launch or tender) 0700-900

Flåm is a popular tourist village deep within the Norwegian fjords. Located on a branch of the magnificent Sognefjord lies the tiny village of Flåm. On the banks of the Aurlandsfjord and close to the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord, Flåm is best known for its spectacular mountain-to-fjord railway journey.The railway descends 867 metres in less than a hour, providing an ever-changing view from mountain scenery to fjord. Highlights include several bridges and the striking Kjosfossen waterfall. * This port will land by launch or tender
  • Full Board

Stavanger, cruise Boknafjord (Norway) 1200-1900

Boknafjord or Boknafjorden is a fjord located in Rogaland county, Norway. The huge fjord lies between the cities of Stavanger and Haugesund and dominates the central part of the county.
  • Full Board

At Sea

As we make our way towards Tilbury, maybe treat yourself to a treatment in the Spa or do a little on board shopping.
  • Full Board

London Tilbury (United Kingdom) 0800

This morning we dock at London Tilbury.  After a last breakfast on board, disembark Ambience for your onward journey home.


MV Ambience

Ambassador’s flagship of the fleet: Ambience. Derived from the French word for ‘surrounding’, the ambition at Ambassador is to create the optimum atmosphere onboard; one that brings out the best in each of us. The perfect ambience. With an average 1,400-guest capacity and careful configuration, she offers both a feeling of spaciousness and freedom, whilst retaining that sense of intimacy and camaraderie we each crave; it’s whatever makes you comfortable.  

Facilities Include

Entertainment-wise, she really will spoil you for choice. Let your hair down at the Observatory and bring out your finest ensembles for The Palladium. Whether you like it shaken or stirred, she has numerous bars to whet your whistle. Dining options are plentiful at their Buckingham restaurant or the Borough Market and the glorious Alfresco Grill. Wining and dining are more than fine at Saffron*, Sea & Grass* or our deluxe Chef’s Table*, where a speciality gastronomic experience is offered that’s not to be missed. Ambience offers the Aces & Eights bridge and card room and the Ambassador Casino, the gym and Wellness Centre,  Brontë’s library, the shopping galleria, not to mention a swimming pool, two hot tubs and a large screen for outdoor movies. Sound good? *Supplementary charges apply

Room Includes

A range of cabins span seven accommodation decks from the Aloe deck 4 up to the Ambassador deck 11. The cabins are more spacious to cater to today’s climate, averaging 17-18 square meters. All cabins are air-conditioned with en-suite facilities including a shower and ample storage space with room under the beds to store suitcases. Most of cabins can be converted to a double bed. All cabins have a tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge,  hair dryer, personal safe, UK three pin electrical sockets and USB ports. There is also a flat screen TV (please note, TV reception is subject to weather conditions and the geographic location of the ship).

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
May 14 °C 7 °C

Our Reviews

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