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Bergtatt Magnificent Marble Mine – Hurtigruten excursion

Bergtatt marble mine by Ørjan Bertelsen, Hurtigruten

The Bergtatt mine is located between the Atlantic Ocean Road and Molde. This excursion will offer you a unique experience surrounded by marble rock scenery and take you on a raft ride on the magnificent subterranean lake. Mining operations in the Bergtatt marble and limestone mine have been taking place since 1938 and are still ongoing in other parts of the mountain.

This is an optional excursion which you can add to your Hurtigruten cruise booked through Fjord Travel Norway. The land excursion will appear during the tour booking process, with prices and details.


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Bergtatt marble mine spring water

Starting in Kristiansund, you will be provided with all the necessary equipment and given a safety demonstration at the marble mine.

Join experienced guides on a raft ride through the cave on the illuminated crystal-clear lake. Along the way, you get to taste the pure and refreshing water that springs from the rock walls.

Arriving the Grand Hall, you will be met by candlelit tables and served a warming meat and vegetable stew made from local ingredients. Surrounded by this magical atmosphere, a fascinating film about the marble mine will be shown.

After emerging from this underground adventure, you will board the bus and experience a short tour of Molde, the ‘City of Roses’.

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Movie about the marble mine

PRACTICAL INFORMATION:

Available:  September 15 –  April 30, except December 19-31 and January 1-3
Duration:
4 hours 30 minutes
Transportation: Bus and raft
Meals: Meat soup, mountain spring water
Clothes\footwear: Comfortable shoes, warm clothing
Note: Helmets and life vests are provided
Difficulty: Suitable for most
Minimum passengers: 20
Direction: Southbound
Excursion: #11E

Kristiansund Norway HGR 149896 Photo Andrea Klaussner Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten ship in the entrance to Kristiansund

AVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING COASTAL CRUISE PACKAGES:

Norwegian Fjords & Western Coast, 7 nights

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