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Self-guided walking holiday to the Sognefjord

Self-guided walking holiday to the Sognefjord Photo: Frithjof Fure Self-guided walking holiday to the Sognefjord Photo: Robin Strand – Bergen Tourist Board Self-guided walking holiday to the Sognefjord Photo: Jens-Henrik Nybo – Innovation Norway
Self-guided walking holiday to the Sognefjord Photo: Frithjof Fure
Self-guided walking holiday to the Sognefjord Photo: Robin Strand – Bergen Tourist Board
Self-guided walking holiday to the Sognefjord Photo: Jens-Henrik Nybo – Innovation Norway
The fjord region of Norway is a delight to tour with awe-inspiring views, glacial landscapes and fascinating museums at every turn.

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
  • Medium
Duration
  • several days

Contact information

Description

Combine Bergen, the gateway of the fjords with the fjord-side villages of Flåm and Balestrand.That 7-night holiday to the Sognefjord - by public transport - offers the perfect opportunity for exploring Norway’s longest and deepest fjord and its surrounding landscape on foot.

A wealth of marked walking trails and outdoor activities are available. Trails include:
• Hike to Gudmedalen in the Flåmsdalen Valley – including a journey on the famous Flåm Railway
• A hike on the Navvies Road which winds its way down the hillside to the village of Flåm and offers wonderful views of the Aurlandsfjord
• A hike to the Prest summit from Flåm with panoramic views from the summit
• Hiking trails through the village of Balestrand
• Glacial walks in the Jostedalsbreen National Park

The price includes:
• Return scheduled flights to Bergen
• 2-nights Bed and Breakfast accommodation at the Grand Hotel Terminus in Bergen (Standard room)
• 3-nights Bed and Breakfast accommodation at the Hotel Flamsbrygga in Flåm (Standard room)
• 2-nights Bed and Breakfast accommodation at the Hotel Kviknes in Balestrand (Standard room with fjord view in the historic wing)
• Transfers on arrival and departure
• Public transport from Bergen to Flåm

Trail marking

This hike is signposted and the level of difficulty indicated by colour-coded icons. Green is easiest, blue is moderate, red is demanding, and black is very demanding.
Prices from
£1,377 per person, based on 2 people sharing

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • fjord
  • Grading

    • medium
    • marked trails with colour grading
    • easy
  • Duration

    • several days
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Self-guided walking holiday to the Sognefjord - Photo: Frithjof Fure

Self-guided walking holiday to the Sognefjord

Combine Bergen, the gateway of the fjords with the fjord-side villages of Flåm and Balestrand.That 7-night holiday to the Sognefjord - by public tra...

Self-guided walking holiday to the Sognefjord

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More about this area

Tourist information in Flåm

The Flåm Tourist Office has brochures of the area, and can help you book accommodation, tickets for round trips and fjord cruises.

Key facts about Flåm

The small town of Flåm has 450 inhabitants and is situated in the municipality of Aurland.

The Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord

These two arms of the Sognefjord are both beautiful and dramatic. The Nærøyfjord is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

What to do in the Sognefjord area

Experience the Sognefjord and the Nærøyfjord by boat, hike the Jostedalsbreen Glacier or walk from cabin to cabin in Jotunheimen National Park.

Top of the fjords

Almost a week is required for this trip where you visit the Jotunheimen Mountains, the Sognefjord and the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord.

The Flåm River

The Flåm River runs through one of the most scenic regions of Western Norway, in an area with dramatic mountains, waterfalls and steep valleys.
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