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Norway in a nutshell

Hjørundfjord & Norway in a nutshell®

The Hjørundfjord & Norway in a nutshell® round trip offers beautiful fjords, scenic landscape and a Hurtigruten Coastal Voyage!

On this tour you will experience Norway's varied coastline and landscape by train, boat, ship and bus. The trip takes you to some of the biggest cities in Norway - the capital Oslo, the historic city of Bergen, and the Art Nouveau city of Ålesund. From Ålesund you embark on a journey with Hurtigruten on the Hjørundfjord with steep rock walls and small rural communities, and a coastal cruise along the western coastline.

Start your tour from: Oslo | Bergen | Ålesund

The tour includes a trip on the Raumabanen Railway, where you will cross the Kylling bridge and see the impressive Trollveggen Cliff. The Raumabanen Railway is by many considered to be the most beautiful train journey in Norway.

As well as the several highlights mentioned above, the tour also includes the popular Norway in a nutshell® trip. This part of the trip will take you through some of Norway's most beautiful fjord scenery. You will experience the scenic Bergen Railway, the breathtaking Flåm Railway and the Aurlandsfjord and the narrow Nærøyfjord on a fjord cruise. The Norway in a nutshell® tour is taken either before or after your Hurtigruten coastal voyage, depending on your starting point and preferences.

Travel tip

The Hjørundfjord & Norway in a nutshell® tour is ideal for those who want to experience one of Norway's unique and lesser known fjords. That is not to say that the Hjørundfjord is any less beautiful! This tour will take you through some of the most amazing sights Norway has to offer, and there are several opportunities for activities and overnight stays along the route.

We recommend that you customize your own tour by adding hotels and activities along the way. By adding overnight stays, you can take your time and enjoy the beautiful scenery, or partake in varied and exciting activities. You can customize your own tour by adding hotels and activities along the route. Everything is handled by Fjord Tours in one easy booking operation, starting on this page.

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Recommended activities during this tour

Please note that certain activities depends on season, availability and travel route. Some activities may require overnight stays during your tour

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Add one or more overnight stays to your tour with our favorable prices. We have handpicked a selection of hotels, so you can plan and book your perfect tour!

Transfer points on the Hjørundfjord & Norway in a nutshell® trip

Oslo: The train departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station.

Dombås: Change to the Rauma Railway.

Åndalsnes: Change from train to bus. The bus is waiting outside the railway station. Please look for bus with sign for Ålesund.

Ålesund: Hurtigruten departs from Storneskaia/Prestbrygga.

Hjørundfjord: Change from Hurtigruten coastal ship to tender boat and sightseeing trip by bus from Hjørundfjord to Urke.

Bergen: The train departs from Bergen Railway Station.

Voss: Change from train to bus. The bus to Gudvangen departs from Voss Railway Station. The bus is waiting outside the railway station. Please look for -bus with sign for Norway in a nutshell®/Gudvangen.

Gudvangen: The bus for Norway in a nutshell® park next to the harbour and connect with the fjordcruise boat to Flåm.

Flåm: Change from boat to train. The Fjord1 fjordcruise boat terminal is situated next to the railway station.

Myrdal:
Change train for the Bergen Railway to Oslo central station.

Note: You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected.

 

Are we taking 2 different Hurtigruten ships on the Hjørundfjord & Norway in a nutshell© trip?

No, you are staying on the same Hurtigruten ship from Bergen to Hjørundfjord and back to Ålesund.

Are the tours guided?

No, there is no guide on our tours. You travel on your own by following the travel itinerary. The connections are all within close proximity of each other for easy transfer. Stops are always announced over the speakers.

Can I cancel a trip booked online?

Trips bought online, can only be cancelled if you have bought the cancellation protection together with your trip. The cancellation protection is not a travel insurance. You can only use it if you need to cancel your trip and reason for cancelling is covered by this. If you need a full travel insurance, please contact an insurance company in your country.

Read more about the cancellation protection here.

Information about luggage service and transportation

For questions about our luggage service and transportation of luggage during tours you can READ MORE HERE. Go to the heading "Luggage service and transportation".

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