MS Vesteralen

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Built In 1983 | Registry Norway | Total Staterooms 146

MS Vesterålen is named after the first Hurtigruten ship that started to sail along the rugged Norwegian coast back in 1893. It is also the area just to the north of Lofoten, and offers some spectacular scenery.

Bright, cheerful public areas and lounges contribute to the informal atmosphere of MS Vesterålen. Throughout your voyage you can enjoy the views from the panorama lounge or the extensive art collection on board. With limited passenger capacity, a voyage on MS Vesterålen is truly something special.

Other Sailings For This Ship

Life Onboard

8 – 13 m2.
Separate beds, one bed can be turned into a sofa. 


Visiting 34 ports, Hurtigruten have an exceptional opportunity to get fresh produce from local suppliers everyday. This means delicious new and fresh ingredients, both from coastal and inland areas.

Authentic food experiences
To enhance this unique concept, you will have food experiences not only in the restaurants, but also through storytelling. You can also enjoy tastings of seasonal produce on deck.

No Kids program offered.


She was upgraded both in 1988 and 1995, and is characterised by her bright, cheerful public areas and lounges.

Throughout your voyage you will enjoy views from the panorama lounge and notice the extensive art collection on board.

Deck Overview

Additional Ship Facts

  • Cruising Speed : 15 Knots
  • Gross Tonnage : 6,261
  • Number Of Lower Berth : 294
  • Place Built :
  • Width : 16.5 m
  • Countries Represented : Norway
  • Car Space : 35
  • Last Refurbished : 1995
  • Officers Crew : 50

Room Category Legend

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