Geirangerfjord and Norway in a nutshell® from Ålesund
Experience the UNESCO World Heritage fjords Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjorden, a costal cruise with Hurtigruten and the popular Norway in a nutshell® tour.
This trip gives you a extensive overview of all the best Norway has to offer, including visiting two of Norway’s most beautiful fjords, the Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord; both included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The tour requires overnight stays in Oslo and Bergen and can be taken from Ålesund as a round trip with return to Ålesund.
Geirangerfjord and Norway in a nutshell® tour from Ålesund
You start the tour from the Art Nouveau city of Ålesund with a fjordcruise on the magical Geirangerfjord with Hurtigruten. During the shoulder season you return to Ålesund by Hurtigruten. If you choose to travel in the high season, the return-trip to Ålesund from Geiranger is done by bus on the impressive Eagle Road.
You may choose to spend another night in Ålesund or travel with the Hurtigruten to Bergen the same evening. The Hurtigruten sails south along the western coast of Norway and makes several stops in small villages and cities along the way. The cruise will give you a real impression and an extensive overview of the remarkable Norwegian coastline. You spend one night onboard the Hurtigruten before arriving in Bergen, where an overnight stay is required.
From Bergen you continue on the popular Norway in a nutshell® tour which takes you through some of Norway's most beautiful fjord scenery. You will experience the scenic Bergen Railway, the breathtaking Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord and the narrow Nærøyfjord on a fjord cruise.
From Oslo you will travel on the Dovrebanen Railway through impressive valley and mountain regions to Dombås. From Dombås, the trip continues on the Raumabanen Railway, one of Norway's most beautiful and wild stretches of railway. The journey on the Raumabanen will take you over the Kylling bridge and past the vast and impressive Trollveggen cliff. A bus will be waiting for you in Åndalsnes to take you back to your starting point in Ålesund.
The Geirangerfjord and Norway in a nutshell® tour is of one of our longest trips. It will take you through some of the best sights that Norway has to offer, and there are several opportunities for activities and overnight stays along the route. By adding overnight stays, you can take your time and enjoy the beautiful scenery, or partake in varied and exciting activities. There are loads of options for activities and hotels along the route.
You travel on your own by following your travel itinerary. On the Norway in a nutshell® part of the tour, you will also receive a handy and informative "Norway in a nutshell® - Travelers Guide" booklet.
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