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Fjord Norway Vestland BERGEN

Guided Fjord & Glacier Tour from Bergen

  • Turistinformasjonen i Bergen, Strandkaien 3, Bergen
  • +47 57111210
  •  /  km From You
Overview

Enjoy a beautiful cruise on the Fjærlandsfjord, see the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, the viewpoint Storesvingen, the Stave church of Vik and Tvindefossen Waterfall on this guided tour from Bergen.

(You can also choose departure from Voss for this trip: Guided Fjord & Glacier Tour from Voss)

On this amazing tour, attractions are coming as beads on a string. So keep your camera ready.

You get to enjoy a beautiful cruise on the Fjærlandsfjord, see the magnicifent Jostedalsbreen Glacier, the spectacular viewpoint Storesvingen, the famous Stave church of Vik and Tvindefossen Waterfall on this round trip from  Bergen, all in just one day.
This tour is a fully guided tour.

The tour starts by minibus at the Tourist Information in Bergen, before heading east.

The tour towards Vik will take us across the Vikafjell passage, high up in the mountains, throught stunning landscapes. On these hights there may be snow close to the road, even in the summertime.

On the decent from  “Vikafjell” mountain to Vik, the bus will stop at the viewpoint “Storesvingen”. The viewpoint offer magnicifent views of Vik Village and Sognefjorden, and excellent photo opportunities.

The village of Vik has a rich cultural heritage. The main attraction in Vik is the The richly decorated Stave Church “Hopperstad Stavkirke”. Hopperstad was built in 1130 and is, together with Urnes, the oldest stave church in existence. There will be a 30 min. stop to visit the Church.

From Vik the tour continue by boat to Fjærland. On the Fjord Cruise (the cruise lasts approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes, ticket included in the price) to Fjærland you may enjoy a good dinner, snacks and beverages on the spectacular Fjærlandsfjord.

On arrival Fjærland, The tour continues to the Norwegian Glacier Museum. The Norwegian Glacier Museum (ticket included in the price) is an interactive museum which offers something for the whole family. The museum shares knowledge about glaciers and climate in new innovative ways.

From the Norwegian Glacier Museum the tour continues by bus up to Bøyabreen glacier – a branch of Jostedalsbreen glacier. Here we've dedicated some extra time to take some photos and see up close how the glacier presses itself into thelandscape.

The bus then returns to Fjærland quay, and the tour go back to Vik. (this cruise goes via Balestrand and lasts approx. 1 hour and 40 minutes, ticket included in the price) 
From Vik the tour continues to the spectacular Tvindefossen waterfall. The waterfall is 110 meter high and very popular among tourists. There's many myths related to Tvindefossen waterfall. One of these is that the waterfall is a youth source!

Departure/arrival
07:30: Departure By Minibus from the Tourist Information in Bergen
09:00: Arrival Voss Bus Station                                                           
10:15: Storesvingen Viewpoint                                                            
10:40: Arrival Hopperstad Stave Church                                             
13:30: Arrival Glacier Museum in Fjærland                                         
14:40: Arrival Bøyabreen Glacier                                                         
18:50: Arrival Tvindefossen Waterfall                                                   
19:20: Arrival Voss Bus terminal                                                           
20:40: Arrival Bergen by Tourist Information                                         

Driver / guide:
Your driver and guide speak English and Norwegian.

ONLINE BOOKING OF TICKETS:
The tour must be booked no later than 16.00 the day before departure.

Cancellation:
If cancelled up to 2 days before date of departure, the full amount will be refunded. Cancellation after this will not be refunded. Cancellation is made by sending an email to post@glaciertour.no.

Tickets:
Your email confirmation is your ticket for this tour. The tickets for the cruise will be provided by the driver.

Children:
For children under 135 cm remember to book a child seat as an extra (no additional cost).
Car cushions for older children are available in the car


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  • Source: Bergen Reiselivslag

Price

Description Price*
Adults 1,950.00 Per person
Children under 16 years 1,070.00 Per person
Senior/Student 1,950.00 Per person
* Price from
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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