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Norway in a nutshell

Norway in a nutshell® - fjord cruise & Flåm Railway

This legendary tour takes you through Norway’s most breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery, as well as a trip on Europe’s top scenic rail journeys.

The Norway in a nutshell ® trip takes you through some of Norway's most beautiful fjord scenery. You will experience the scenic Bergen Railway, the breathtaking Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord, the narrow and dramatic UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord and the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva (May-September).

The trip is available as a day tour or as a tour with overnight stays en route. You can start the tour in Oslo, Bergen, Voss or Flam, no matter the season, in winter, spring, summer or fall. You customize your own tour by adding hotels and activities of your choice along the way. Everything is handled in one easy booking operation, starting on this page.

Start your tour from: Oslo | Bergen | Voss | Flam 

Travel tip:

The tour is available all year and can be completed in a day. However, we recommend that you make overnight stops along the route to enjoy the beautiful scenery or participate in an exciting activity such as kayaking, hiking or walking, or taking a fjord safari.

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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 Norway in a nutshell® trip

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: Change from train to boat or vice versa. 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.

Oslo: The trains for all our trips departs from the Oslo Central Railway Station (Oslo S).

Note: Not all transfer points are included on all tours. This depends on the tour alternative that you choose. You will of course receive a booking confirmation from us with a detailed itinerary for the tour you have selected. 

What is the difference between the ordinary boat and the new boat?

There are two different boats that operate on the fjord cruise between Gudvangen and Flåm. See more detailed information HERE.

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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