Sailing into the Norwegian fjords, you find yourself in a landscape that very few places can offer. You sit on deck and glide through the majestic scenery, with steep cliffs towering over you on both sides. High above you, water and glaciers form beautiful waterfalls that dance down the almost vertical mountain sides.
Beneath you swims what could be dinner. You cast your line into the fjord and seabirds flap around the boat as you reel in the freshest of mackerel. On narrow rock ledges stand small, abandoned crofts, testament to the tough and lonely life lived here until recently.
There are small villages spread throughout this area, and the people here make the fjords easily accessible. When you jump off the boat at the end of a fjord, you are free to go on a guided glacier walk or mountain tour, or find your own way to restaurants serving local food. It might be the season for sheep’s head.
Stretches of the fjord and mountain areas of the west coast of Norway are on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. Bold colours and fresh air lead many to declare these areas among the most beautiful anywhere in the world.
Best prices guaranteed by BookNorway.
View all listings
Copy and paste this code into your blog/website
Along parts of the coastline, the sea penetrates deep into the mountain wilderness and form the world-famous Norwegian fjords.
Fjords and mountains
Loading seems to take longer than expected.
Please try again later. If the problem persists, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Search, compare and book accommodation in Norway.
Widest selection of flights to and within Norway.
Compare rates from leading car rental companies nationwide.
Best price guaranteed - Ferries to and from Norway.
Best price guaranteed - Cruises in Norway.
Contact usBooking - Book NorwayAbout visitnorway.us About Innovation NorwayPhoto service & creditsInnovation Norway's officesLegal disclaimerTravel TradeList of US travel providersEvents in Norway 2013Media & pressPrivacy and security policy
Facebook Twitter.com/VisitnorwayUSA YouTube
Games and moreFree games:- Holmenkollen Ski Jump- Trysil Twin Tip
The northern lightsSeason and climate in NorwayThe vikingsFjord NorwayHurtigruten OsloBergenTromsøLofotenThe world's best train rideArctic Norway is the kingdom of light
Reservation SupportAbout Book NorwayTerms and conditionsPrivacy & securityFAQ
Order brochuresEnewslettersGoscandinaviaView all our videosFree screensaver from Norway
You are browsing the full version of Visitnorway on a small screen.
Go to mobile version
You are currently browsing the mobile version of Visitnorway.
Go to full version