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Norway in a nutshell®

Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell®

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The Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell® tour is 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 and now it might be time to make that 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.

Read more about the tour from: Oslo | Bergen | Trondheim

Coastal Round Trip & Scenic Train Ride

The Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell® round trip includes a comfortable train ride on the Dovre Railway or Røros Railway, as well as a trip on the Hurtigruten coastal voyage between Trondheim to Bergen. The whole experience is completed by taking the Norway in a nutshell® round trip either before or after your cruise on the Hurtigruten costal voyage.

During the Norway in a nutshell® part of the tour you will travel through Norway's most beautiful fjord scenery. You will among other things experience the scenic Bergen Railway, the breathtaking Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord, the narrow and dramatic UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord.

Cities en route: Oslo - Bergen - Røros - Trondheim

The trip takes you to Norway’s three largest cities – Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim – which have a wide range of attractions, restaurants and shopping opportunities. You can also get to experience Røros, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with authentic wooden structures and buildings!

The Hurtigruten & Norway in a nutshell® tour requires a minimum of 4 days.

Travel tip

You customize your own tour by adding hotels and activities of your choice along the route. Everything is handled through Fjord Tours in one easy booking operation, starting on this page. You travel on your own by following your travel itinerary. When booking a tour, you will also gain access to the Fjord Tours Travel Guide APP which is a "digital guidebook" for the Norway in a nutshell® part of your tour. Read more about the app HERE.

Terms & Conditions for Cancellations and Changes to this tour

Please note that this tour has different Terms & Conditions than regular tours, as it includes Hurtigruten. Read more here.

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Selected highlights

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.

Stay longer and experience more in these top destinations

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 train departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S)

Hamar (on the Røros option): Change from the Dovre Railway to the Røros Railway.

Røros: The train departs from Røros station to Trondheim on the Røros Railway. 

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

Bergen: The train departs from Bergen railway station.

 If your route from Bergen is directed to Gudvangen, depart the train at Voss. If your route is directed to Myrdal, continue on the same train.
The bus to/from Gudvangen arrives/departs a 250 meter walk from the railway station following the signs or instructions from the staff. Bus to Gudvangen is marked "950 Gudvangen - Norway in a nutshell®

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 in the tours?

There is no food included in our tours, with exception from (onboard) the Hurtigruten distances Trondheim-Bergen, Ålesund-Bergen and Bergen-Ålesund, where breakfast is included in the price.

Are the tours guided?

No, there is no guide on our tours. You travel on your own by following the travel itinerary.

The tours have been organized so everyone should reach each connection. The connections and transfer points are all within close proximity of each other for easy transfer. Stops are always announced over the speakers.

When booking a tour, you will also gain access to the Fjord Tours Travel Guide APP which is a "digital guidebook" for your tour. Read more about the app 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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