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Stryn & Nordfjord

This area is known for glaciers, towering mountains and a beautiful coastline.

The Sognefjord area

The Sognefjord is Norway's longest fjord and one of its arms, the Nærøyfjord, is on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

FjordKysten

There are wonderful adventures to be had along the fjord coast in the county of Sogn og Fjordane.

Rica Hotels

Rica Hotels is one of the largest hotel chains in Norway and covers most of the country.

Flåm

Beautiful Flåm is situated in the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, a tributary of the 204 kilometres long and up to 1,308 metres deep Sognefjord.

Fun activities in fjords and mountains

Watch films and read articles from our summer tour in Fjord Norway. River rafting and glacier walking are two of many holiday activities.

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.

Winter by the Sognefjord

Wake up with a fjord view and go skiing in the mountains. Some of the best snow conditions in Norway are only minutes away from the Sognefjord.

Attractions in the Sognefjord area

See several of Norway's most popular attractions, such as the Nærøyfjord, Urnes Stave Church, Flåm Railway and Vettisfossen Waterfall.

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.

Food and drink in the Sognefjord area

The Sognefjord area is particularly well-known for the high quality of its fruit, berries, lamb, game, mountain trout and goat's cheese.

Shopping in the Sognefjord area

With more than 70 shops, the small town of Sogndal is the shopping and service center for the region.

Hiking in the Sognefjord area

The Sognefjord area is a paradise for hiking enthusiasts with a great variety of routes for both experienced and inexperienced adventurers.

Tour suggestions along FjordKysten

Visit the charming fishing village of Kalvåg or take the boat out Utvær, Norway’s westernmost island.

Tour suggestions in the Sognefjord area

Take a cruise on the Sognefjord or drive the Sognefjell Mountain Road through Jotunheimen National Park.

Key facts about FjordKysten

FjordKysten is the coastal area in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, stretching from Gulen, near the Sognefjord, in the south to Bremanger in the north.

Shopping along FjordKysten

Along FjordKysten you will find art galleries and charming local shops selling locally produced food and handicrafts.

Tourist information along FjordKysten

Along the coast there are several tourist information offices which can provide you with the information you need for travelling in FjordKysten.

Key facts about the Sognefjord area

Sognefjord is the area where you find the Flåm Railway, the Nærøyfjord, Jotunheimen, Jostedalsbreen, Urnes Stave Church and Vettisfossen Waterfall.

Attractions along FjordKysten

You cannot go further west in Norway. Travel off the beaten track and explore FjordKysten's exciting destinations - a taste of authentic coastal life.

Where to stay along FjordKysten

Along the coast of the county of Sogn og Fjordane you will find friendly and comfortable accommodation alternatives.

What to do along FjordKysten

The variations in the nature along FjordKysten allows for many different activities. Relax at a spa, or try for example surfing, fishing and cycling.

Getting to FjordKysten and around

FjordKysten is situated in the middle of Fjord Norway. It is easy to get here by plane, scheduled express boats, your own boat, by bus or car.

Tour suggestions in Stryn and Nordfjord

Explore the Nordfjord region by car, making sure you drive the Old Strynefjell Mountain Road and take a ferry on the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord.

Winter in Stryn and Nordfjord

White snow, beautiful slopes and groomed cross-country trails all await in Stryn and Nordfjord.

Restaurants and local food in Nordfjord

Stryn and Nordfjord are famous for excellent fish, fruit and high quality restaurants. Goat meat is another local speciality.

Tourist information for Stryn and Nordfjord

There are several tourist information offices in the Stryn and Nordfjord area. Find the one that is closest to you.

What to do in Stryn and Nordfjord

In Nordfjord you will find your natural playground. Go hiking, biking, glacier walking, surf, go skiing, ride a fjord horse, or try your luck fishing.

Scenic attractions in Stryn and Nordfjord

Experience the blue ice of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, magnificent mountain scenery, lush valleys and the sea-pounded coast.

Where to stay in Stryn and Nordfjord

Stay at a family-run historic hotel such as the Gloppen, a spa resort such as Alexandra Hotel, or in a cabin by the fjord.

Key facts about Stryn and Nordfjord

The Nordfjord region consists of the municipalities of Stryn, Hornindal, Gloppen, Eid, Vågsøy and Selje.

Hiking in Stryn and Nordfjord

A walk in the mountains, in the forest or along the fjord may be the best ways to get to know the Nordfjord region.

Shopping in Stryn and Nordfjord

Shop for traditional wood carved items and knitted jumpers, or buy fashion clothes from Moods of Norway in the town of Stryn.

The Nordfjord

The Nordfjord stretches from the Jostedalsbreen Glacier out to the Stadhavet Ocean.

Getting to Stryn and Nordfjord and around

Drive or take a bus to Stryn and Nordfjord from the main cities in Norway, take the boat from Bergen, or fly into Sandane, Ørsta-Volda or Ålesund.

Summer Skiing in Norway

Norway’s biggest summer ski center at Stryn is situated at the edge of the famous Jostedalsbreen Glacier.

The Sognefjord

Norway’s longest and deepest fjord extends inland to the national parks of Jotunheimen and Jostedalsbreen.

Gaularfjellet National Tourist Route

The road over Gaularfjellet takes travellers past many waterfalls along the mighty Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord.

Aurlandsfjellet National Tourist Route

The road over Aurlandsfjellet is a journey across a barren plateau through a desolate landscape of snow and rocks with the occasional sprig of grass.

Go on a cruise with Hurtigruten

Witness stunning scenery with Hurtigruten along the Norwegian coast. Travel the entire voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes, or hop on and off as you wish.

Jotunheimen

Jotunheimen has the largest concentration of mountains higher than 6,500 feet in Northern Europe.

Hiking in the Jotunheimen National Park

- We are up for some real mountain hiking today, and hopefully we will do some glacier walking as well, says Anders Löwgren from Sweden.

Tourist information in the Fjell & Fjord region

There are several tourist information offices in the Fjell & Fjord region.

Sognefjellet National Tourist Route

High in the Jotunheimen mountains, the Sognefjellet National Tourist Route runs between the Sognefjord and the Gudbrandsdalen Valley.

Tour suggestions in Flåm

The Flåm Railway is a part of one of Norway's most popular round trips; Norway in a nutshell®.

Walking the Aurlandsdalen Valley

The Aurlandsdalen Valley, with its wild and breathtaking nature, is known as Norway's Grand Canyon. I walked the most scenic part of the valley.

Kayaking and hiking in Jotunheimen

Lake Gjende is a great starting point for hiking and kayaking in the Jotunheimen Mountain Area.

Norway is "the Greatest Place on Earth"

The international newspaper the Huffington Post is charmed by the beauty of Norway's fjords and islands, the midnight sun and the northern lights.

TripAdvisor forum on Southern Norway

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travelers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.

The Flåm Railway

A steep railway taking you past spectacular waterfalls, in and out of snow-capped mountains and ending up by the Aurlandsfjord.

Sustainable Vacations in Norway

Taking care of business for some, a way of life for others: More and more of Norway's tourism industry follows sustainable principles.

Lærdal by the Sognefjord

Lærdal, situated at the end of the Sognefjord, boasts attractions like Borgund Stave Church and the old Gamle Lærdalsøyri Village.

Watch Madcon's New Video and Visit Bremanger

Shot in its entirety in Bremanger in Norway, Madcon's latest music video "All I Do" gets its world premiere right here on Visitnorway.

Cycle Rallarvegen from the Mountains to the Sea

Rallarvegen lets you set your own pace through 50 miles of mountainous scenery. No wonder it's Norway's most popular cycle route.

Shopping in Flåm

Flåm is a good place to buy your souvenirs.

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.

What to do in Flåm

Go on a journey with the spectacular Flåm Railway and later explore the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. Flåm is also perfect for hiking and cycling.

Hiking on the Nigardsbreen Glacier

- This must be one of the most easily accessible glaciers in the world, says Jos Henrichs from Holland on our way to the Nigardsbreen Glacier.

Walking along the Nærøyfjord

- This UNESCO-protected fjord is one of the most picturesque in the world, says our fjord expert Øyvind Heen. Follow his walk on the Royal Post Road.

Bicycling along the Sognefjord

- We came here to visit the UNESCO protected stave church at Urnes, and we combine it with biking along the fjord, says Lien Vermassen from Belgium.

Rafting down the Jostedalselva River

- We are on a reunion trip to Norway to experience the fjords and mountains. I have never tried river rafting before, says Maha Bouzeid from Sweden.

Getting to the Sognefjord and around

The Sognefjord is very centrally located at the heart of Fjord Norway, and this is where the best routes between Bergen, Oslo and Trondheim meet.

Attractions in Jotunheimen

Visit Lom Stave Church, the Norwegian Mountain Museum in Lom or Gallery Jotunheimen to learn about local traditions and culture.

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.

Getting to Flåm and around

Flåm is located in the heart of Western Norway, easily accessible by car, bus, boat or train.

Key facts about Flåm

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

Urnes Stave Church

Urnes Stave Church in Luster, beside the Sognefjord, is the only stave church in the world to be included on UNESCO´s World Heritage List.

Where to stay in the Sognefjord area

Stay beside emerald green fjords, blue glaciers and mighty waterfalls, on idyllic farms or high up in the mountains surrounded by jagged peaks.

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.

Attractions in Flåm

The Flåm Railway takes you to a panorama view of the fjords and mountains in the area.

Where to stay in Flåm

In Flåm there is a variety of different types of accommodation, from top of the range tourist hotels to cabins, holiday apartments and camp sites.
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