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Combine Cider Tasting with Fjordx on a local farm with a beautiful Fjord Cruise and bike ride along the Sognefjord. Available each Saturday from 3rd of June - 26th of August (2023).
Together with the local farm Haug Gard, we have made a tour where you can combine tasting of different ciders and fruit wines from Odelsgut (Haug Gard), a bike ride on an electric bike along the Sognefjord and a beautiful Fjord Cruise from Fimreite to Sogndal.
Haug Gard and Odelsgut
Join a great farm experience and broaden your horizons in both Norwegian history, Norwegian cider and see what it's like to be a cider producer in Norway's oldest fruit district. In about 1.5 hours, you will get an insight into fruit growing, cider production, and hear more about the family farm's impressive history going all the way back to 1184 - the Battle of Fimreite, the bloodiest battle in Norwegian history between Magnus Erlingsson and King Sverre. You get to taste different ciders and fruit wines from Odelsgut - made with real love, as well as something light to eat. (Alcohol-free alternative is possible) You don't have to come to us in nice clothes, be a wine expert or have training as a pommelier. The most important thing is that you are thirsty for new adventures and ready to taste what cider really is. Here you will meet a pleasant and committed host who will give you an experience you won't forget.
The Fjord Cruise
The Fjord Cruise is a nice and exciting trip from Sogndal to Fimreite, with live guiding and story telling. During the Viking Age, this was the scenery for the dramatic battle between Magnus Erlingsson and Sverre Sigurdsson, where they fought over the right to be the King of Norway. 5000 soldiers took part in the battle, and 2160 men lost their lives.
In more recent history, the largest submarine-hunt in norwegian history took place here during the cold war.
Departure every Saturday from 03 June - 26 August 2023.
11.00: Departure boat from Sogndal to Fimreite
11.45 (approx.): Arrival Fimreite and Haug Gard
12.00 - 13.30: Cider Tasting on Haug Gard, Fimreite
13.30 - 15.00: Bike ride with e-bikes from Fimreite to Sogndal or Vesterland (Kaupanger).
14.15 - 15.45: Bike ride with e-bikes from Sogndal city centre or Vesterland (Kaupanger) to Fimreite.
16.00 - 17.30: Cider Tasting on Haug Gard, Fimreite
17.45 (approx.): Pickup by boat on the pier (Fimreite)
18.40: Arrival Sogndal
Rates and general information
Guided Fjord Cruise to/from Fimreite: NOK 269,-
Bike: NOK 395,-
Cider Tasting: NOK 425,- (pay at the spot).
Boat and bike rate include rental of e-bike, helmet, ticket to the Fjord Cruise from Sogndal to Fimreite / Fimreite to Sogndal,
Cider Tasting rate include access to the Cider tasting and a light snack (at Haug Gard).
It is also possible to bring your own bike. You will then only pay for the Cider Tasting and the Fjord Cruise.
Please let us know when booking if you have any allergies.