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Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell®

Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell® from Bergen

A spectacular quest by land, fjord and sea. Cruise the western coastline of Norway with Hurtigruten and ride Europe’s top scenic rail journeys on the famous Norway in a nutshell® tour.

The Hurtigruten coastal voyage is often called the world’s most beautiful sea voyage. We know that taking this trip is a dream for many people - now might be the time to make the dream come true. This tour combines the Hurtigruten coastal voyage with the round trip Norway in a nutshell®, which gives you the opportunity to experience some of the best scenery Norway has to offer. 

The Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell® tour from Bergen is available as a round trip with return to Bergen and requires overnight stays en route.

Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell® tour from Bergen

By starting your tour in Bergen, you first embark on the popular Norway in a nutshell® tour. Here you will experience the scenic Bergen Railway, the breathtaking Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord and the narrow Nærøyfjord on a fjord cruise and the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva (May-September). 

From Oslo the tour continues on a comfortable train journey through beautiful scenery on the Dovre Railway to Trondheim. From Trondheim you embark on a magnificent coastal cruise with Hurtigruten along the west-coast of Norway. You spend one night on the Hurtigruten before arriving back in Bergen. 

This trip takes you to Norway’s three largest cities – Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim – which have a wide range of tourist attractions, restaurants and shopping opportunities.

Travel tip

You can customize your own tour by adding hotels and activities of your choice 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.

Everything is handled through 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 Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell® trip

Oslo: The trains departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S)

Trondheim: Hurtigruten departs from pier no. 1 at the Hurtigruten Terminal in Trondheim.

Bergen: The train departs from Bergen railway station.

Voss: Change from train to bus or vice versa. The bus to/from Gudvangen arrives/departs at Voss Railway Station. The bus is located outside the railway station. Please look for the bus with sign for Norway in a nutshell®/Gudvangen.

Gudvangen: Change from bus to boat or vice versa. The bus for the Norway in a nutshell® park next to the harbour and connect with the tourist boat/fjord boat. Please look for the bus with sign for Norway in a nutshell®/Voss at the harbour.

Flåm: The fjordcruise boat terminal is situated next to the railway station. The fjordcruise boat for Norway in a nutshell® departs from pier no.1.

Myrdal: Change train for the Flåm Railway or for the Bergen Railway. The trains are located next to each other.

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




Are there any meals included on the Hurtigruten ship?

Breakfast is included on the ship from Trondheim to Bergen.


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.

New for 2017: In 2017 we will arrange guided Norway in a nutshell® & Hardangerfjord in a nutshell group tours! These tours starts and ends in Bergen and will be available only on selected dates. The tours includes overnight stays, extra sightseeing trips and an English guide. Read more about these special edition tours HERE.

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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