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Buildings on the shore of the Sognefjord Buildings on the shore of the Sognefjord
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A natural thrill

The Sognefjord is Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, and it’s famous arm the Nærøyfjord has World Heritage status.
The surrounding mountain areas are amongst Norway’s most popular hiking areas.

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Local food, Vetlabui
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Urnes Stavkirke
Urnes stave church, Luster
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Kaupanger, Sognefjorden
Cycling in Kaupanger
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The cabin "Bandet", Skagastølsbu
The cabin “Bandet”, Skagastølsbu
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Fanaråken, Jotunheimen
Sunrise at Fanaråken, Jotunheimen
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Plan your trip

Take a fjord cruise on the Sognefjord and the Nærøyfjord, hike the Jostedalsbreen glacier or walk from cabin to cabin in Jotunheimen National Park.

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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Getting here and around

Get in-depth travel information at Sognefjord’s official website.

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Weather icon white Seasons and climate

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Photo: m_dickson/Foap/Visitnorway.com
  • The coastal climate of the Sognefjord area makes the winters mild and the summers relatively cool.
  • January and February are the coldest months, with an average temperature of -4°C. Note that the winter temperatures can drop to around -16°C. Some of the roads in the area are closed during the winter months, including the National Tourist Routes.
  • June and July are warmest with an average temperature of 13°C, but with temperatures up to 25°C on sunny days.
  • The weather can change quickly in the mountain areas, so read up on safety in the mountains.
  • Get the latest weather forecast on yr.no.

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There is no need to wait until you’re here to find out what you’d like to do.