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Sognefjord & Hardangerfjord - 7 nights

This is an extensive Fjord round trip, with beautiful cruises on the main Sognefjord & the Hardangerfjord, the Flam Railway, the Bergen line and an amazing excursion to the breathtaking Maabodal canyon with the spectacular Voringfossen waterfall.

Overnight stays in Oslo, the picturesque coastal town of Bergen and the scenic, tiny fjord villages of Balestrand & Lofthus

Independent/unescorted trip starting & finishing in Oslo. Duration 7 nights. Read more:

Oslo harbour. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Day 1 - Overnight in Oslo

Individual arrival to Oslo and check in at the centrally located, classic Hotel Bristol or similar.

Spend 1 night in Oslo

 

View optional Oslo tour program

Oslo Opera House. Photo Nancy Bundt/VisitOslo

 

In Oslo you can visit sights such as the Oslo Opera house, the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Edvard Munch Museum, the National Gallery, the Viking ship Museum, the Holmenkollen Ski jump & the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Contemporary art
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Flam Railway. Photo EA Vikelsand/Flam Utvikling

Day 2 - Oslo-Balestrand

Bergen line & Flam Railway: Enjoy the scenic Bergen mountain train from Oslo across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau to Myrdal, where you change to the famous Flam Railway, taking you through the beautiful Flam valley with rivers and waterfalls.
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Read about the Flam Railway

Aurlandsfjord. Photo RM Sorensen/Flam Utvikling

Fjord cruise: In Flam you board the express steamer for a spectacular cruise on the Aurlandsfjord branch & the main Sognefjord to the fjord village of Balestrand.

 

Overnight in Balestrand at the beautifully located Kvikne's Hotel. Grand buffet dinner included.

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

Day 3 - Balestrand-Bergen

Fjord & coast cruise: Express steamer cruise on the outer parts of the Sognefjord and then along the scenic coast, taking you directly to the heart of Bergen, with the old Bryggen wharf - a UNESCO World Heritage site. Spend 2 nights in Bergen at a centrally located hotel

Hanseatic museum. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Day 4 - Bergen

Full day at leisure in Bergen: See the famous Fish market, the old Bryggen wharf, enjoy the marvelous view from mount Floyen. 


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 The Hardangerfjord @Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway  

Day 5 - Bergen-Hardangerfjord

Coach trip & Hardangerfjord cruise: Coach to the fjord village of Norheimsund, with connecting fjord cruise to the beautifully located fjord village of Lofthus.

 

Overnight at the historic Hotel Ullensvang. Buffet dinner included

Maabodal canyon & Voringfoss waterfall. Photo Destinasjon Hardangerfjord  

Day 6 - Lofthus-Geilo

Fjord cruise & Maabodal canyon: Fjord cruise to Eidfjord, then an unforgettable excursion by coach to the dramatic Maabodal valley, with the spectacular Voringfoss waterfall - among Norway’s most famous natural features, with a free-falling drop of approximately 180 meters.

Return to Eidfjord and continue by fjord cruise to the scenic fjord village of Ulvik, then coach to the train station at Voss. At Voss you board the main Bergen line to Geilo, via the scenic Hardangervidda National Park.

 

Overnight at the Historic Dr Holm's hotel. Dinner included

  

Hallingdal valley @Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Day 7 - Geilo-Oslo

Late morning train through the scenic Hallingdal valley to Oslo. Overnight at the centrally located Hotel Bristol as per day 1.

 

The tour finishes after breakfast on day 8


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