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The Sognefjord area

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tour suggestions in the Sognefjord area

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

The Sognefjord

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

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.

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.

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.

Attractions in Jotunheimen

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

Sognefjellet National Tourist Route

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

Kayaking and hiking in Jotunheimen

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

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.
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