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The Nærøyfjord, Norway Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
Otternes, with 27 different buildings from the 1600s, is a cultural treasure and a "living museum" with a view towards Flåm and the Aurlandsfjord. Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
The Hardangerfjord is 179 kilometres long. It is the second longest fjord in Norway. At its deepest, it is 800 metres. Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
The Sognefjord is Norway’s longest fjord and the second longest in the world. Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
A good way to see the Sognefjord, Norway’s longest fjord and the second longest in the world, is to join an organised cruise. Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
Having a rest at Myrdal Station Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
During the 20-kilometre long train journey between Myrdal and Flåm, you can see rivers, cascading wterfalls, snow-capped mountains and mountain farms. Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
Eidfjord lies innermost in the Hardangerfjord, with major parts of the Hardangervidda National Park within its municipality borders. Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
Experience the fjord with a cruise. Popular activities nearby are summer skiing at Folgefonna and seeing the fruit blossom during spring. Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
For many of visitors to the Hardangerfjord, it is the fruit blossom in spring that is the prime attraction. Photo: Per Eide/Innovation Norway
This mighty waterfall dazzles tourists with its multiple waterfalls all converging at the head of the Måbødalen Valley in Hardanger. Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
Autumn means harvest time along the Hardangerfjord. Make sure you try some tasty apples. Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours
The Geirangerfjord is a 15-kilometre long fjord that is included on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Photo: Per Eide/Fjord Norway

Fjord Tours - popular round trips

Discover Norway's highlights with Fjord Tours' spectacular and popular round trips.

Norway in a nutshell® – see this small, but great country

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®

Sognefjord in a nutshell – huge fjord, huge experience

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

Preikestolen & Norway in a nutshell® – wild and beautiful

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®

Geiranger & Norway in a nutshell® – a taste of World Heritage

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 ofTrollveggen, 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®

Hardanger in a nutshell – a taste of fruit and fjord

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

Hurtigruten and Norway in a nutshell® – a complete Norwegian holiday

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. 
Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell®

Rallarvegen (the Navvies' Road) – in the navvies' footsteps

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)

Last updated:  2014-06-05
Girls by Rallarvegen (the Navvies' Road), Norway - Photo: Rolf M. Sørensen/Hordaland Reiseliv
Girls by Rallarvegen (the Navvies' Road), Norway

Interest:  Tours & Safaris, Getting here and around, Travel in Norway, Fjords & Mountains, Fjord

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The Nærøyfjord, Norway - Photo: Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours

Fjord Tours - popular round trips

Discover Norway's highlights with Fjord Tours' spectacular and popular round trips.

Fjord Tours - popular round trips

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