Norway in a Nutshell® tour highlights

UNESCO Naeroyfjord by Sverre Hjornevik, Flam AS
Enjoy amazing highlights on the Norway in a Nutshell® tours!

These eco-friendly trips are based on travel by public transport – trains, ferry and coach, offering marvellous tour highlights.
The tour can be made as a one-way trip from Oslo to Bergen (or vv), or a round trip. You can also make it as a day excursion from Bergen.

Enjoy the tour highlights: the Bergen rail line, the Flam Railway, the Unesco Naeroyfjord, the Stalheim canyon as well as Bergen & Oslo

You can book Norway in a Nutshell® trips here


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

Enjoy a stay in Oslo!

Oslo – Norway’s trendy capital

Oslo is beautifully located by the Oslo fjord, surrounded by forested hills – a truly “green” capital, with easy accessible leisure areas.

You can walk in the spectacular Vigeland sculpture park or along the scenic Akerselva river, surrounded by an 8 km long eco-park, with hiking trails, no cars & a cascading waterfall!

Munch Museum Oslo by Tord Baklund, Visit Oslo

Experience original Edvard Munch paintings in Oslo!

Main sights in Oslo

The Munch Museum
The Opera House
The Viking Ship Museum
The Royal Palace
The City Hall
The waterfront & Aker Brygge,
Astrup Fearnley Museum of Contemporary Art
Read more about Oslo

Bergen line. Photo by Rune Fossum, NSB

Enjoy a relaxing trip on the scenic Bergen line!

The scenic Bergen rail line

Bergen Line – an unforgettable mountain train line between Oslo and Bergen. The line takes you across the scenic Hardangervidda mountain plateau & National Park, with its top altitude of 1222 m above sea level (Finse station).
Enjoy beautiful views of the Hallingskarvet mountain formation from Ustaoset area, as well as the Folgefonna glacier from Finse station.
The Bergen line connects with the Flam Railway at Myrdal mountain station.

Flam Railway In Winter By Paul Edmundson, Visit Flam

Enjoy winter on the famous Flam Railway!

The dramatic Flam Railway

Flam Railway – a masterpiece of engineering, with views of spectacular waterfalls & dramatic mountain peaks – one of the main sights in Norway!
It is one of the world’s steepest rail lines, taking you from Myrdal mountain station at an altitude of 800 ms above sea level, down to sea level and the Sognefjord.

Cruise into the Naeroyfjord By Sverre Hjornevik, Flam AS

Experience a fjord cruise on the spectacular Naeroyfjord!

The Unesco Naeroyfjord & the Aurlandsfjord

The Norway in a Nutshell® trips include a Fjord cruise on the scenic Aurlandsfjord & the dramatic, narrow Naeroyfjord (the narrow fjord), now on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Tiny farms are clinging to the steep mountain sides of this narrow fjord, with no road access!
Aurlandsfjord & Naeroyfjord are branches of the main Sognefjord – Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, considered to be the main fjord of Norway.

Stalheim canyon. Photo by RM Sorensen, VisitFlam

The dramatic Stalheim canyon!

The Stalheim canyon

After the Naeroyfjord cruise, a connecting coach takes you through the stunning Stalheim canyon to the village of Voss (or vv). You will drive through this dramatic valley, with a beautiful river and steep mountain sides.
After the canyon you will pass a beautiful lake & tiny settlements on the way to Voss.

Waterfall In Flam Valley By Sverre Hjornevik, Flam AS

Cascading waterfall along the Flam Railway!

Waterfalls:

The Norway in a Nutshell® trips offer views of several spectacular waterfalls, such as the
Kjosfossen waterfall in the Flam valley and the Tvindefossen waterfall, located 12 km from Voss.

Bergen Bryggen by Pixabay

The heart of Bergen - Unesco bryggen wharf!

Picturesque Bergen

Bergen – the doorway to the Norwegian fjords, is beautifully located by the Bergen fjord, surrounded by 7 mountains. You can take the Funicular to mount Floyen, offering a marvellous view of the city below. There is also a cable car to Bergen’s highest mount Ulriken, with a breathtaking view of Bergen and its scenic surroundings.

Some sights in Bergen: the wooden Bryggen wharf houses (on the UNESCO World Heritage List), tiny wooden houses and narrow streets – located on the hillside of Bergen as well as on the Nordnes peninsula.

Summer On The Shores Of Naeroyfjord By Paul Edmundson, Fjord Norway

Enjoy a Cruise on UNESCO Naeroyfjord!

Norway in a Nutshell® tour packages

We have put together a large selection of fjord tour packages including the Norway in a Nutshell®. Some tours include overnight cruises along the beautiful Norwegian coast and Arctic highlights such as the Lofoten islands, as well as other amazing highlights.
You will find the overview here

Book safely with Fjord Travel Norway – a local, Norwegian travel company. We have been in business for more than 20 years, offering tours based on our goal of sustainable tourism


Questions about these tours?

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(Mon-Fri 09:00 to 15:30 local time)

What our customers say:

  • Thank you for assisting us with our trip to Norway. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Kirkenes and the Snow Hotel. The arrangements you made for us were perfect. The lodging was comfortable and the excursions were fun. Tom and I rarely use the services of a travel company when we travel; you enriched our trip and made the planning easy.

    Alison, United States

  • I wanted to thank everybody. We had a wonderful trip. Everything went well and fortunately we had the chance to see the lights while on the cruise. All my friends in Turkey would like to go on a similar trip. So I will be in touch with you. Thanks again and best wishes to all of you.

    Candan, Turkey

  • We just recently completed the Tromso, Northern Lights & Arctic Coast tour. I am writing to say what an amazing tour we had. Everything ran smoothly without an issue, the accommodation was fantastic and the tours were brilliant. We cannot fault the package at all. I would also like to thank Franziska and Lene, they both were fantastic in answering all my questions promptly, whilst booking the tour. Thank you for a wonderful and memorable holiday!

    Robert, Australia