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Sognefjord & Balestrand exclusive

Balestrand fjord village, Sognefjord. Photo by CH, Innovation NorwayFjord Cruise package – 6 nights

Sognefjord & Balestrand exclusive – A relaxing trip with Fjord cruises on the Sognefjord & the beautiful Aurlandsfjord branch, Flam Railway & Bergen rail line. Starting & finishing with stays in Oslo, 2 nights at the historic Kvikne’s hotel in the beautiful Balestrand fjord village & 2 nights in picturesque Bergen.

Oslo Parliament building. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Oslo parliament building

DAY 1 – First night in Oslo
Individual arrival and check in at a centrally located hotel.
Oslo is beautifully located by the Oslo fjord, surrounded by forested hills. In Oslo you can visit the Viking ship museum, the Holmenkollen Ski jump, the Vigeland sculpture park.
Spend 1 night in Oslo
Optional: Add city sightseeing or Fjord cruises in Oslo
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Bergen rail line. Photo by Rune Fossum/NSB

The scenic Bergen line

DAY 2 – Bergen line
Morning departure by the Bergen line, taking you through the scenic Hallingdal valley and across the specatcular Hardangerviddda mountain plateau to the mountain station of Myrdal.
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Aurland village Sognefjord. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

View of the Aurland fjord village

Flam Railway & Fjord cruise

At the tiny Myrdal station you change to the famous Flam Railway for an unforgettable descend from mountain to fjord through the Flam valley, with mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls, tiny farms and the beautiful river.

In Flam you board an express boat for a fjord cruise on the Aurlandsfjord branch & the main Sognefjord. Disembark in the beautifully located Balestrand village.

Read about the Flam Railway
Read about the Sognefjord

The wooden, historic Kvikne’s hotel
Enjoy a relaxing, 2 nights stay in the historic wooden wing – built in the “Swiss style” – in room with fjord view. Buffet dinner in the evening.
The hotel is graced with an extensive collection of antiques and authentic artworks, and the Kvikne family has been the hosts since 1877!
Spend 2 nights in Balestrand

Balestrand village. Photo credit Kviknes hotel

The beautifully located Balestrand village

DAY 3 – Full day in Balestrand
Balestrand is surrounded by mountain peaks, with beautiful views of the Sognefjord & the Fjaerlandfjord branch. The village is home to a selection of authentic, wooden Swiss style villas, a tiny aquarium & galleries. You can follow the interesting, well marked cultural trail or one of the marked mountain hiking trails for an active day.

Bergen Norway photo; the UNESCO Bryggen wharf. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Bergen Bryggen waterfront

DAY 4 – Cruise to Bergen
Board the express boat for a 4 hour cruise to Bergen through the outer parts of the Sognefjord and along the coast, with islands, local fjords, tiny settlements & summer houses, passing through narrow straits. The boat takes you to the very heart of Bergen, close to the fish market.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen
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Norway: the Funicular in Bergen. Photo by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Funicular to mount Floyen

DAY 5 – Full day in Bergen
Spend a full day at leisure in Bergen –
see the UNESCO Bryggen wharf, the Funicular to mount Floyen with a marvelous view of the town, the Fish market, the Aquarium, picturesque areas with tiny wooden houses & narrow streets

Oslo Opera house. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Oslo Opera house

DAY 6 – Oslo & Oslo fjord cruise
A 45 min flight to Oslo. Check in at the same hotel as the first night. Enjoy a 2 hour fjord cruise on the scenic Oslo fjord, with islands & narrow straits, tiny summer houses & elegant villas
Spend 1 night in Oslo

The tour finishes after breakfast on day 7

The Sognefjord. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

The majestic Sognefjord

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Flam Railway view. Photo by RM Sorensen, Flam Utvikling

Flam Railway


Hotels w. breakfast buffet
Hotel Continental or similar
Kvikne’s hotel, room in the historic wing w. fjord view & dinner buffet x 2
Radisson Blu Royal hotel or similar

Train Oslo-Myrdal
Flam Railway
Express boat Flam-Balestrand-Bergen
Flight Bergen-Oslo
Oslo fjord cruise

All taxes & VAT

Contact us regarding this tour:
e-mail to [email protected] or call us on +47 55 13 13 10 (Mond.-Frid. 09:00 to 15:30 local time)

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