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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.

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.

The Sognefjord

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

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.

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.

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.

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.
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