Geirangerfjord view Fred Jonny Hammero/M & R Fylke

Geirangerfjord view

Geirangerfjord waterfalls Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Geirangerfjord waterfalls

Geirangerfjord view Union Hotel Geiranger

Geirangerfjord view

Geirangerfjord waterfalls Fred Jonny Hammero/M & R Fylke

Geirangerfjord waterfalls

Geirangerfjord view Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Geirangerfjord view

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Geirangerfjord - the UNESCO World heritage Fjord

 

- one of the most beautiful highlights of Fjord Norway

 

The Geirangerfjord is one of Norway's most visited tourist sites and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2005. Along the mountain sides of the Geirangerfjord there are a number of abandoned farms. The fjord is also known for several impressive waterfalls.  The Seven Sisters and the Suitor (also called The Friar) are the most spectacular. The two falls face one another across the fjord, and the Suitor is said to be trying to woo the sisters opposite.


The unique Geirangerfjord is along with the dramatic Naeroyfjord branch of the Sognefjord on the UNESCO World heritage list, and is really worth a visit, with its steep mountain sides and the spectacular waterfalls. The fjord is easily accessible from the coastal city of Alesund. The Hurtigruten ships include the Geirangerfjord on their northbound cruises through the summer season, from June to August.

 

The Geirangerfjord is located in Western Norway in the Sunnmore region of More og Romsdal county in Norway. It is a 15-kilometre (9.3 mi) long branch of the Storfjord (Great Fjord), starting in the Alesund coastal area. The small village of Geiranger is located at the end of the fjord. 

 

There are marvellous views of the Geirangerfjord from the Dalsnibba view point, and the Eagles Road - part of the Golden Route

The Bridal Veil is another waterfall, so named because it falls delicately over one rocky edge, and when seen backlit by the sun it has the appearance of a thin veil over the rocks.

 

Travel tips to see the Geirangerfjord
We recommend our easy travel like a local fjord cruise packages, where you travel by ecofriendly, public transportation and all hotels are included. You can see the amazing Geirangerfjord and enjoy a scenic Fjord cruise on these Fjord cruise packages:

 

Geirangerfjord Highlights
A 5 nights trip starting with an overnight stay in Bergen & finishing with a night in Oslo, with an overnight Hurtigruten cruise to Alesund, a full day cruise on the Geirangerfjord, 2 nights in Alesund & the spectacular Rauma train line

 

Geirangerfjord & Sognefjord
An extensive fjord round trip, starting & finishing in Oslo, with the Bergen line, the Flam Railway & the Rauma line, fjord cruises on the Sognefjord, Aurlandsfjord branch & the Geirangerfjord. Overnight stays in Oslo, Bergen & Alesund

 

The Grand tour of the Fjords
An extensive 8 nights round trip starting & finishing in Oslo, with fjord cruises on the Sognefjord, the Hardangerfjord & the Unesco Geirangerfjord, 2 nights Hurtigruten cruise, amazing rail trips on Bergen line, Flam Railway & Dovre line, spectacular excursions to the dramatic Maabodal canyon, the Voringfoss waterfall, the Eagle's road & Trollstigen hairpin road, stays in Oslo, Bergen, Balestrand fjord village & historic Trondheim

 

The Exclusive Grand Tour of Norway
An extensive 11 nights individual round trip starting & finishing in Oslo, with the Flam Railway, cruise on the Sognefjord, overnight in the beautiful fjord village of Balestrand at the historic Kvikne's hotel, stay in Bergen, 6 nights Hurtigruten cruise to Kirkenes with fjord cruise on the Geirangerfjord and land excursion across the Golden route with the breathtaking Trollstigen hairpin road, the Lofoten Islands, land excursion to the North Cape & finally flight to Oslo

 

Hurtigruten authentic cruises
We offer you a selection of cruises and cruise packages including cruises on the authentic Huritgruten ships. From June to August the ships make a full day cruise to the Geirangerfjord on the northbound sailing from Bergen

 

Geirangerfjord/Dalsnibba view Photo Frithjof Fure/Hurtigruten

Geirangerfjord waterfalls. Photo Frithjof Fure/Innovation Norway

Geirangerfjord view Photo Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Geirangerfjord view Photo CH/Innovation Norway

Geirangerfjord view  Photo CH/Innovation Norway

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