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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tourist information in the Fjell & Fjord region

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

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.

Tour suggestions in Flåm

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

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.

Attractions in Flåm

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Flåm Railway

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

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.

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.

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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