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The world famous fjords of Western Norway

The Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord are on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Go on a fjord cruise or explore the villages and farms in the fjord areas.

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The Geirangerfjord, Norway - Photo: Frithjof Fure/Fjord Norway

The world famous fjords of Western Norway

The Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord are on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Go on a fjord cruise or explore the villages and farms in the fjord areas.

The world famous fjords of Western Norway

Source: Visitnorway

Explore the fjords of Western Norway

Fjord guide

Here is a guide to the main fjords in Norway. The Geirangerfjord is on UNESCO's World Heritage List. The Sognefjord is the longest one. Find out more.

Fjords and mountains

Along parts of the coastline, the sea penetrates deep into the mountain wilderness and form the world-famous Norwegian fjords.

What Is a Fjord?

The fjords of Norway were dug out by ice, stone and rock during successive ice ages.

Seasons, Weather and Climate in Fjord Norway

Most visitors come to Fjord Norway during the light summer months, but the greatest wonders are reserved for those travelling in spring and fall.

Round trips in Western Norway

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.

About Fjord Norway

Key facts about Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Ålesund has around 40,000 inhabitants. It is the largest town in Sunnmøre, a region known for fishing, maritime technology and furniture production.

Tourist information in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

The Tourist Information Office in Ålesund is situated at Skateflukaia in the city centre. Other offices are located in key areas throughout Sunnmøre.

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