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Norway in a nutshell

Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell

Experience the beautiful UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord with its steep mountainsides, hanging valleys, towering peaks and breathtaking waterfalls and travel on the Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord! The Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell tour is the perfect alternative for those longing for the full fjord package!

Surrounded by towering mountains up to 1,700 metres high, the Nærøyfjord is an amazingly beautiful experience. This fjord is one of the best known fjords in Norway and perhaps the most outstanding natural attraction in all of Norway.

The Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell tour includes a fjord cruise on the narrow and beautiful Nærøyfjord and the mighty Sognefjord. While the Nærøyfjord is an UNESCO-protected fjord, the Sognefjord and the area surrounding it is also considered to be among the most beautiful travel destinations in the world.

The tour also includes a train journey on the spectacular Bergen Railway and during the bus trip from Voss to Gudvangen you travel down the steep hair-pin bends of Stalheimskleiva! As well as the fjord cruise on the Sognefjord, the tour also offers a bus ride along the fjord, so you get to experience the mighty Sognefjord from both land and fjord!

Read more about the tour from: Oslo | Bergen 

This tour can be taken as a day excursion or as a longer journey over several days. You can start your trip from Oslo or Bergen and you can customize your tour by adding hotels and activities along the way.

Travel tip

Read more about the tour by selecting a starting point from either Bergen or Oslo above. We highly recommend that you take your time during the tour, by staying over in hotels in for example Balestrand, Sogndal or Voss. 

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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 Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell

Bergen: The train departs from Bergen railway station. 
The express boat arrive Strandkaiterminalen. The terminal is situated next to the Fish Market and approx. 10 min. walk from Bergen railway station.

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

Gudvangen: Change from bus to boat. The bus park next to the harbour and connect with the tourist boat/fjord boat. Please look for the boat with sign for Kaupanger at the harbour.

Kaupanger:  Change from boat to bus. The bus for Sogndal departs from the fjord cruise boat quay. 

Sogndal: Change from bus to bus at Sogndal bus terminal. The buses are located close to one another at the terminal.

Leikanger: Change from express boat to bus or vice versa. The bus stops next to the express boat quay, right at the harbour.

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. 

Are the tours guided?

No, there is no guide on our tours. You travel on your own by following the travel itinerary. On the tours including Norway in a nutshell®, you will also receive a "Norway in a nutshell® - Travelers Guide" booklet.

The connections and transfer points are all within close proximity of each other for easy transfer. Stops are always announced over the speakers.

How can I add a hotel to your trips?

Book the trip with overnight stay during the trip (2 days or more).
Choose place(s) to stay over. Available hotels in the place(s) you choose will show in the booking.

Book one of our available hotels or mark for " I want to arrange hotel on my own".

The itinerary will be updated when you press next after you have chosen your overnight stays during the trip.

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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