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Sognefjord cruise & Balestrand village

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

Enjoy a beautiful fjord cruise!

Fjord Cruise package – 6 nights

Sognefjord cruise & Balestrand village is a relaxing trip visiting the most beautiful destinations of Fjord Norway; picturesque Bergen and the tiny fjord village of Balestrand, beautifully located on the shores of the Sognefjord, with fjord cruises on the majestic Sognefjord & the spectacular Aurlandsfjord branch, the famous Flam Railway & the scenic Bergen rail line.

You will start with a night in Oslo, then 2 nights in Bergen followed by 2 nights in picturesque Balestrand. The trip finishes with a night in Oslo.
This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group).

Prices from NOK 11995 per person
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DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:


Oslo City Hall seen from the water by VisitOSLO/Thomas Johannessen

Oslo City Hall seen from the water

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 iconic Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Vigeland Sculpture Park.
Do not miss a stroll along the harbour front at Aker Brygge and Tjuvholmen.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)
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Optional: Add city sightseeing or Fjord cruises in Oslo


Bergen Railway by Oivind Haug, NSB

Spectacular Bergen Railway

DAY 2 – Train Oslo to Bergen
Late morning train from Oslo on the scenic Bergen line. The Bergen line takes you through beautiful scenery of the Hallingdal valley and across the Hardangervidda National Park.
View of the Hardangerjokulen glacier at Finse – the highest station with an altitude of 1222 meters above sea level.
The line is some 500 kilometers long
Spend 2 nights in Bergen
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Bryggen in Bergen by Mindaugas A., Shutterstock, Hurtigruten

Beautiful Bergen

DAY 3 – 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
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Cruise to Mostraumen by Rodne Fjordcruise

Cruise to Mostraumen

Optional add-on:
3 hour fjord cruise from Bergen to Mostraumen
This spectacular tour from Bergen takes you up the 27-kilometer long Osterfjorden in Hordaland province.  Underway, the fjord narrows between the steep mountains as you are brought safely through the strong currents of the shallow and narrow Mostraumen strait.
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Cornelius by Cornelius Seafood Restaurant

Experience one of Norways finest seafood restaurants

Optional add-on:
Dinner at Cornelius Seafood Restaurant
Just outside the city of Bergen, you will find Cornelius, one of Norway’s best seafood restaurants. It is situated right by the sea on a small island with spectacular views of the fjord, mountains, skerries, and passing boats and ships. Nothing beats the taste and texture of a seafood that has just been caught from the cold and clear waters.

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Sognefjord fjord cruise. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Cruise on Sognefjord

DAY 4 – Bergen – Balestrand
Sognefjord cruise & the Coast: Morning express boat cruise along the scenic coast north of Bergen, passing through narrow straits, islands, summer houses and tiny villages. Then into the majestic Sognefjord, cruising on the fjord to the scenic fjord village of Balestrand.
Spend 2 nights in Balestrand, buffet dinner included


Beautiful Sognefjord by Sverre Hjørnevik, Fjord Norway

On the shores of Sognefjord

DAY 5 – Full day in Balestrand
Enjoy the beautiful scenery, the fjord view, the mountains, a relaxing walk in this tiny village with a long and interesting history, the clean air and the tranquility.
Some sights in Balestrand: the tiny English church, the typical Swiss style wooden villas, the scenic Cultural trail, the tiny aquarium, Art galleries. Excellent, well marked trails.


Scenic Flam Railway by Sverre Hjørnevik, Flam AS

Flam Railway

DAY 6 – Sognefjord – Flam – Oslo
Enjoy the fjord cruise to the inner parts of Sognefjord and the tiny fjord vilage of Flam. A short walk from the pier to the tiny train station.
Board the famous Flam Railway, taking you through the scenic Flam valley with rivers and waterfalls, to the mountain station of Myrdal.
Change to the main Bergen line, with late evening arrival to Oslo. Individual arrival to your hotel, normally the same as per day 1.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)


Aurland by Sverre Hjørnevik, Fjord Norway

On the shores of Sognefjord

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THIS TRIP INCLUDES:

Unesco cruise Aurlandsfjord by M. Dickson, Foap, Fjord Norway

Cruise on Aurlandsfjord

Accommodation:
4* hotels w. breakfast buffet (+dinner in Balestrand)
in Oslo, Bergen & Balestrand

Transport
Sognefjord in a Nutshell combination trip:
Train Oslo-Bergen
Express boat Bergen – Balestrand
Express boat Balestrand – Flam
Flam Railway
Train Myrdal-Oslo

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Contact us regarding this tour:
e-mail to [email protected] or call us on +47 (55) 131-310 (Mond.-Frid. 09:00 to 15:30 local time)


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