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Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell

Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell tour from Bergen

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 from Bergen is the perfect alternative for those longing for the full fjord package!

The Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell tour from Bergen is a highly enjoyable and scenic tour available during the summer season. This tour can be completed in one day, although overnight stays along the route is highly recommended. You take the tour from Bergen as a round trip with return to your starting point. 

Sognefjord & Nærøyfjord in a nutshell tour from Bergen

Your tour from Bergen starts by train on the scenic Bergen Railway from Bergen to Voss. The train ride takes approxomately 1,5 hours and offers great views of the fjords and countryside between Bergen and Voss. At Voss a bus will be waiting for you to take you to Gudvangen. On the way you travel down the steep Stalheimskleiva! This is one of Northern Europe's steepest roads and winds its way through 13 sharp hairpin bends offering beautiful views.

From Gudvangen you embark on your fjord cruise on the UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord. Have your camera ready - the Nærøyfjord offers stunning views of steep mountainsides, hanging valleys, towering peaks and waterfalls and is one of the best examples of Norway's natural beauty.

Upon arrival in Kaupanger, you continue your tour along the Sognefjord by bus from Kaupanger to Sogndal and Sogndal to Leikanger. The bus travels along the Sognefjord so your will get to see the mighty Sognefjord from land before you embark on an epic fjord cruise on the Sognefjord! The fjord cruise on the Sognefjord from Leikanger to Bergen takes approx. 4,5 hours and the boat stops in several quaint villages along it's route. During your time on the boat you will really get to see "the King of fjords" up close!

It is possible to disembark in for instance beautiful Balestrand and stay overnight before you continue your tour the following day.

Travel tip

We highly recommend adding an overnight stays to your tour in for instance Balestrand, Gudvangen or Voss. Also - be sure to join in on one of the exciting activities in the region!

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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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