Fjord Travel Norway   Tel: (+47) 55 13 13 10  Fax: (+47) 55 13 13 11

Printout of:

Photo credits: Johan Berge/Innovation Norway
Print this page

Sognefjord & Balestrand village exclusive - 6 nights

This tour is unfortunately not available. See Sognefjord cruise & Balestrand village Oslo-Oslo, for a similar tour


Enjoy an amazing Fjord cruise package, with 2 nights stay in the beautifully located Balestrand fjord village at the historic, wooden Kvikne's hotel, Fjord cruises on the Sognefjord, the spectacular Flam Railway & the scenic Bergen line, Oslo and Bergen.

Stays at the exclusive Hotel Continental in Oslo, the beautifully located, historic Kvikne's hotel in the scenic Balestrand fjord village and at the Radisson Blu Royal hotel located next to the picturesque, UNESCO Bryggen wharf in Bergen.

Independent/unescorted trip starting & finishing in Oslo. Duration 6 nights. Read more:

Hotel Continental Oslo. Photo Hotel Continental

Day 1 - Oslo & Hotel Continental

Individual arrival and check in at the centrally located, elegant Hotel Continental, one of "The Leading Hotels of the World". Spend 1 night in Oslo



View optional Oslo sightseeing & fjord cruise program


Aurlandsfjord. Photo RM Sorensen/Flam Utvikling

Day 2 - Oslo-Flam-Sognefjord

Bergen line, Flam Railway & Fjord cruise: Morning train departure from Oslo on  the scenic Bergen line  across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau to the mountain station of Myrdal, where you change to the famous Flam Railway, taking you through hairpin bends down to sea level and the Sognefjord.


In Flam you board  the express boat for a beautiful fjord cruise from Flam to Balestrand, on the Aurlandsfjord branch & the main Sognefjord.


Spend 2 nights at the historic Kvikne's hotel, room with fjord view in the old wooden wing. Excellent Norwegian buffet dinner is included

The historic Kvikne's hotel Balestrand. Photo CH/Innovation Norway

Day 3 - Relaxing day in Balestrand

Enjoy the beautiful scenery, the fjord view, the mountains, a relaxing walk in this tiny village with a long and interesting history, the clean air and the tranquility.


Some sights in Balestrand:

The tiny, English church, the typical Swiss style wooden villas, the scenic Cultural trail, the tiny aquarium, Art galleries. Excellent, well marked trails. Guided tours available 


About the Kvikne's hotel:
the historic wooden wing is built in the "Swiss style", and the hotel is graced with an extensive collection of antiques and authentic artworks.  The Kvikne family has been the hosts since 1877

Beregn view from mount Floyen. Photo Paul Smit, Imago/Bergen TB

Day 4 - Fjord cruise to Bergen

Express boat cruise on the Sognefjord and along the scenic coast line to Bergen. Individual check in at the centrally located Radisson Blu Royal hotel, located at the Bryggen wharf, upgraded room. Spend 2 nights in Bergen. Read more about Bergen

Bryggen wharf Bergen. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Day 5 - Bergen at leisure

Enjoy a full day to explore the sights of Bergen, the picturesque, hanseatic town, surrounded by 7 mountains, fjords & islands, with the old Bryggen wharf (UNESCO World Heritage site), the Fish market & the Aquarium.

Funicular Bergen. Photo Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Things to do:
-Take a hop-on hop-off city sightseeing
-Take the Funicular to the top of mount Floyen, marvellous view of the city
-Take the cable car to the top of mount Ulriken, offering a breathtaking view of the surrounding fjords & islands
- Visit the authentic, picturesque areas with tiny, wooden houses & narrow streets at the Nordnes peninsula & the hillside around the Funicular station

Oslo Opera house. Photo Matjaz Intihar/VisitOslo

Day 6 - Flight Bergen-Oslo

Morning flight to Oslo. Enjoy the 2 hour classic Oslo Fjord sightseeing in the afternoon, passing through narrow sounds, idyllic bays and a maze of islands with small summer houses.


Spend 1 night in Oslo at the Hotel Continental


Customer Protection

Fjord Travel Norway is fully insured and a member of the Norwegian Tour Guarantee Fund (RGF). Travel agencies and wholesalers in Norway are required to be a member of this fund. In the unlikely event of insolvency the RGF will refund any advance payments you have made to our company for a holiday in Norway.