Norway in a nutshell® is the most popular round trip in Norway, and can be taken from Voss, Bergen or Oslo. This unique tour includes some of the most beautiful scenery in Fjord Norway such as Northern Europe’s highest railway, the Bergen Railway, the Flåm Railway, the Nærøyfjord (on UNESCO’s World Heritage List) and the steep Stalheimskleiva Road.
Season: The tour is available daily all year around.
Norway in a nutshell®
The Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord, extends more than 200 kilometres inland to the foot of the Jotunheimen mountains. This area is said to be one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world. The round trip combines a beautiful boat journey on the Sognefjord, with a spectacular train journey on the Flåm Railway.
Sognefjord in a nutshell is available as a day trip or with accommodation en route. The tour can be started in Bergen and Oslo. You can customize your own tour by adding hotels and activities. Everything is handled in one booking operation.
Season: 1 May – 30 September.
Sognefjord in a nutshell
This tour includes the popular Norway in a nutshell® trip, which takes you on a journey from Oslo to Bergen. You travel through wild and beautiful coastal scenery between the world heritage city of Bergen to the oil city of Stavanger.
Stavanger is the starting point for one of the highlights of the tour, a fjord cruise on the Lysefjord with the overhanging mountain plateau Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) towering 604 metres above the fjord as a natural highlight.
Season: 26 May-2 September.
Preikestolen & Norway in a nutshell®
If the Sognefjord is called the King among the fjords of Western Norway, the Hardangerfjord is the Queen. The 179-kilometre long fjord provides natural landscapes that are spellbinding to even the most well-travelled tourist. Here you will find cultural and natural pearls side by side.
The round trip includes a bus and train ride with a cruise on the Hardangerfjord. If you are lucky enough to be here in May, you will see the fruit trees in full bloom.
Season: Daily 1 May – 31 October.
Hardanger in a nutshell
This round trip takes you to Norway's two most beautiful fjords, the Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord - both included on UNESCO's World Heritage List. You will experience the Rauma Railway with Kylling Bridge and the cliff face of Trollveggen, the Jugend city of Ålesund, a journey with Hurtigruten (the Norwegian Coastal Voyage) to the magical Geirangerfjord, and the popular Norway in a nutshell® trip from Bergen to Oslo.
Season: 15 April – 14 September.
Geiranger & Norway in a nutshell®
This is one of the best combinations for experiencing Norway. The Hurtigruten (the Norwegian Coastal Voyage) and Norway in a nutshell® round trip includes a comfortable train journey on the Dovrebanen Railway from Oslo to Trondheim, and a voyage with one of the Hurtigruten ships from Trondheim to Bergen.
To make the experience complete, you take the Norway in a nutshell® round trip on your way back to Oslo.
Season: This round trip is available from Bergen, Oslo and Trondheim daily all year around.
Rallarvegen is one of the most scenic cycle rides from "the roof of Norway" right down to the fjord - quite an experience. As the name suggests, Rallarvegen dates from the time the navvies used it as a road during the construction of the Bergen Railway.
The Rallarvegen holiday package includes a journey with the Bergen Railway from Bergen or Oslo to Haugastøl or Finse, cycle hire for two days, a ride with the Flåm Railway and return with the Bergen Railway from Myrdal to Bergen or Oslo.
Season: Mid-July to end-September (subject to snow-free road conditions).
The Navvies' Road (Rallarvegen)
Experience the essence of Norwegian fjords, mountains and valleys, all summed up in this round trip that can be enjoyed in peace and comfort.
This beautiful trip combines the popular Norway in a nutshell® trip with the Northern Lights adventure. You will experience the mountains and fjords with the Bergen and Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. After a day in Bergen the journey takes you further north, to Tromsø and Arctic Norway, with adventurous activities as dog sledding and snowmobile safari.
Planning your trip well helps you get what you want and find the experiences you wish for, without risking your hard-earned days off. And if you don't know what you want, we're happy to help you find some ideas.
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