Video: Fjord Tours
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Sognefjord in a nutshell

The Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, extends more than 200 km inland to the foot of the Jotunheimen mountains. This area is said to be one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world.

Multiple locations
1 day+
Suitable for all
21.JUN - 29.AUG
Sognefjord in a nutshell

The Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, is surrounded by exceptional natural beauty, high mountains, and roaring waterfalls. Along the fjord, you will find charming villages where you relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery, or have some fun and action-packed adventures With Fjord Tours, you can easily add activities and accommodation to customize your perfect fjord holiday. 

Tour description

On this tour, you travel by a comfortable express boat on the impressive Sognefjord. Along the way, you can "hop off” and spend one or more nights in one of the small villages by the stunning fjord. While taking a fjord break you can explore the spectacular landscape or join in on some of the exciting activities the Sognefjorda area has to offer.

In addition to a stunning fjord cruise on the Sognefjord, you get a train ride with the spectacular Flåmsbana, which has several times been named as "the world's most beautiful train ride". The tour also includes a comfortable journey with the Bergen Railway, where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful mountain landscape passing by your window.

Starting points and travel options 

You can start your tour from Oslo, Bergen or Voss and the tour can be taken as a one-way trip or as a round trip withreturn to your starting point. 

Explore more 

The Sognefjord in a nutshell trip can be taken as a day trip, but we highly recommend that you to take the trip as a longer experience over several days. Feel free to spend a few nights in one of the small villages along the Sognefjord where you can join in on exciting activities, or to find peace in the inspiring landscape.

Have a great trip!

Tour Highlights

The Sognefjord

The Sognefjord is often called "The King of fjords" and is Norway´s longest and deepest fjord. The giant fjord extends 204 km inland, has a maximum depth of 1,308 meters, and the mountains surrounding the fjord tower to heights of 2,000 meters. The region where the Sognefjord meets the glaciers and Norway’s highest mountains is considered one of the world's most beautiful travel destinations. The glaciers on the top of the mountains, down the steep mountainsides to green farmland and deep fjords will definitely make a lasting impression. 

The Aurlandsfjord

The Aurlandsfjord is a 17-kilometre arm of the world’s second-longest fjord, the Sognefjord, and starts in Flåm and ends at the mountain Beitelen, which separates the Aurlandsfjord from the Nærøyfjord.  Together with the Nærøyfjord, the Aurlandsfjord is one of the most picturesque fjords in the world. This stunning fjord is a part of the World Heritage area and is surrounded by high mountains that reach heights of over 1,400 metres.

 

 

The Flåm Railway

The Flam Railway is a spectacular train journey that offers a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. The 20 km-long train ride took 20 years and is one of the steepest standard gauge railway lines in the world. On the train ride that operates between Myrdal and Flåm, you can see rivers that cut through deep ravines, waterfalls cascading down the side of steep, snow-capped mountains, and mountain farms clinging dizzily to sheer slopes. 

The Bergen Railway

The Bergen Railway is the approximately 500-kilometre long railway line between Bergen and Oslo and has several times been named one of the world's best railway experiences. The Bergen Railway is Northern Europe's highest stretch of railway, and crosses both the Langfjellene mountains and the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, with Finse as the highest station at 1222 masl. You can experience the beautiful railway line on several of our popular round trips.

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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