161 cruisecalls to Oslo in 2013
Teh season is from March to December
Cruise to Oslo
The cruise season has already started in Oslo.161 calls are reported to Oslo in 2013.
The cruise season has already startet in Oslo. From January 08th till 13th the Hurtigruten, Midnatsol, stayed at the Port of Oslo. In fact no ordinary cruise vessel, but when in Oslo, she is not in the normal sailing route. But the real cruise season starts in fact very early this year. On March 19tharrives the brand new AIDAstella and stays over night. The passengers have all possibilities and time to visit the tourist attractions, go shopping or listen to one of the many concerts in the Oslo nightlife.
Oslo Port will have over-night-stay 33 times. There will be 161 calls during the season with approx. 305 000 passengers.
Cruising out of Oslo
RCCL do not turn their ships in Oslo in 2013, but some other cruise lines will give the possibility so start/end the cruise vacation in Oslo, so called partly turn around.
Excitement in the City
This summer there are 38 days with two ships in port, there are 10 days with 3 ships calling at the same time and on June 14th it will be rather international in the city center having 4 ships visiting. It is ordered completely blue sky and good summer temperature that day.
Many different nationalities
AIDA is the cruise line with most visits to Oslo in 2013, calling 32 times. MSC will visit Oslo 26 times and this cruise line is one of those offering to start and end the cruise in Oslo. Costa Cruises, Holland America Line, Princess and RCCL / Celebrity is also frequently visting Oslo.
To the West Coast and Balticum
Half of the ships coming to Oslo has Oslo as the only destination in Norway. They then go to the Batic Sea with St. Petersburg as the main destination. The rest of the cruiseships coming to Oslo sails on to the West Coast of Norway.