Bergen & the Fjords winter schedule

Bergen in winter, by Visit Bergen

Bergen and fjords winter break – 3 nights

Enjoy a stay in picturesque Bergen, with spectacular highlights such as:
• Fjord cruise on UNESCO Naeroyfjord & a ride on the world famous Flam Railway
• Cruise to the local Osterfjord & the narrow Mostraumen strait as well as private city tour in Bergen

You can add nights & exciting excursions, such as Stegastein Fjordview point
• This tour is self-guided (not with a group). You will travel eco-friendly by public transport
Prices from NOK 7650 per person
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Day to day itinerary:

Winter in Bergen, Grim Berge, Fjord Norway

Winter view from mount Floyen

DAY 1 – Arrival to Bergen

Individual arrival and check in at the centrally located Hotel Opus XVI, a short walk from the waterfront, the Fish Market & shopping areas.
Bergen is beautifully located by the fjord, surrounded by 7 mountains. Bergen is home to the picturesque wooden UNESCO Bryggen wharf, along with authentic areas of tiny, wooden houses.
Spend 3 nights in Bergen
Read about picturesque Bergen
See pictures from Bergen

Wooden houses in the Bryggen area by Pixabay

Enjoy a private sightseeing trip of Bergen

Private City Walk in Bergen

A guided walk in Bergen, through its historic streets and alleyways, is the ideal way of taking in the Bergen ambience. Modern landmarks, old wooden areas of the centre, the broad streets and the charming narrow alleyways typical for Bergen are included in this relaxing walk.
You will also explore the old Bryggen wharf, which is on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and learn more about the Hanseatic period, the fish trade and the daily life of Bergen’s inhabitants from 1100 AD to today.

Winter on Sognefjord by Sverre Hjornevik, Flam AS

Winter cruise on the Sognefjord

DAY 2 – Fjord day excursion

The Norway in a Nutshell® combination trip:

Start by local train from Bergen to Voss, where a connecting coach picks you up at the train station, taking you to the tiny fjord village of Gudvangen. You will pass through beautiful mountain areas & the dramatic Gudvangen valley on the way to the Sognefjord.

2 hour Fjord cruise:
In Gudvangen you board a ferry for an unforgettable fjord cruise on the inner branches of the Sognefjord; the Unesco Naeroyfjord & the Aurlandsfjord.
The Naeroyfjord is the narrower branch of the Sognefjord, with steep mountain sides and no road access.

Disembark in Flam fjord village, with a short walk to the tiny train station.
Read about the UNESCO Naeroyfjord

Flam Railway In Winter By Paul Edmundson, Visit Flam

Experience the famous Flam Railway

Flam Railway & Bergen Line

Board the famous Flam Railway for an unforgettable journey from fjord to mountain, through the scenic Flam Valley, with mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls & a beautiful river.
The Flam Railway is one of the steepest rail lines in Europe – the one hour journey takes you from sea level by the fjord to the mountain station at 800 ms above sea level.

At the Myrdal mountain station you change to the main Bergen Line, for your return to Bergen.
Read about the Flam Railway

Winter On Stegastein Viewpoint By Sverre Hjornevik, Flam AS

View from Stegastein Viewpoint

Optional add-on in Flam

Excursion to Stegastein Viewpoint & extra night in Flam
Spend a night in Flam and visit one of Fjord Norway´s most spectacular viewpoints. Take the bus from Flam via Aurland to the extraordinary and spectacular Stegastein Viewpoint.
This structure, which juts out 30 metres from the mountainside, 650 metres above the fjord, offers an unparalleled panorama. Return to Flam by bus for an overnight at Fretheim Hotel (breakfast & dinner included).

The add-on with prices will appear during the tour booking process.

Cruise to Mostraumen by Rodne Fjordcruise

Spectacular waterfall

DAY 3 – Cruise to Mostraumen strait

Deep fjords, sheer mountains, mighty waterfalls and powerful currents! This spectacular tour from Bergen takes you up the 27-km long Osterfjorden in Hordaland province.
Innermost in the fjord is Modalen, the second smallest municipality in Norway with about 380 residents. Underway, the fjord narrows between the steep mountains as you are brought safely through the strong currents of the shallow and narrow Mostraumen strait.

Fish market in Bergen

The Fish market in Bergen

This trip includes:

Accommodation in Bergen
3 nights at Hotel Opus XVI w. breakfast buffet
Activities & Excursions
2 hour private city walk in Bergen 
Unescorted Norway in a Nutshell day trip
incl. UNESCO Naeroyfjord cruise & Flam Railway
Fjordcruise to Mostraumen, 3 hours, w/audio-guiding
Detailed itinerary & directions
All taxes & VAT

NOT INCLUDED:
International flights to/from Norway, airport transfers/transfers, travel insurance

Streets of Bergen by Gjertrud Coutinho, Visit Bergen

Authentic wooden houses in Bergen

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