Sognefjord & Local Food
Local taste in the heart of Fjord Norway
Experience the Sognefjord, the famous rail lines Flåm Railway and Bergen Railway, and get a taste of Sogn - all in one trip. The Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord, is surrounded by majestic mountains, charming villages, and mighty waterfalls. With us, you can easily add activities and accommodation to customize your perfect fjord experience.
This region where the Sognefjord meets the glaciers and Norway’s highest mountains is considered one of the world's most beautiful travel destinations.
Enjoy a relaxing boat trip with a beautiful view of the coast-, fjord and mountain landscape inwards the Sognefjord to charming Balestrand.
In Balestrand, Ciderhuset is the next stop on the program. From the quay in Balestrand, you walk 20 minutes through the beautiful landscape to the Cider House where a friendly host welcomes you. Here you will hear the story of the famous cider from Sogn and how cider and fruit wine are made. You will of course also taste the fruity drink. Together with each cider, you will be served a snack adapted to the different types of cider.
After a good night's sleep, the trip continues with the express boat to Flåm after a short trip in the Nærøyfjord, the beautiful and narrow fjord on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Flåm is located by the Aurlandsfjord and is a village that offers scenic and action-packed experiences. In the evening, locally composed specialties from the area are on the menu. Together with the menu, different types of Ægir beer are served to get the best taste experiences. After exciting experiences in Flåm, the trip continues with Flåmsbana, one of the world's steepest railway lines on normal tracks and a masterpiece of Norwegian engineering.
Flåmsbana is a spectacular train journey between the mountain station Myrdal on the Bergen Railway down to Flåm station in the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord. From Flåmsbana you change trains to the Bergen Railway, Northern Europe's highest railway line.
Starting points and travel options
You can start your tour from Oslo or Bergen, and the tour can be taken as a one-way trip or as a round trip with return to your starting point,
If you want to experience more, you can easily extend and combine the trip by adding overnight stays and activities along the way. in Flåm and Balestrand you will find varied and beautiful hotels in addition to exciting experiences in the scenic fjord and mountain landscape along the Sognefjord.