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Norway in a Nutshell®

Visiting Bergen Oslo Flam

Norway in a Nutshell®


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Norway in a Nutshell®

Norway in a Nutshell® is a travel experience between Oslo and Bergen. Highlights include the famous Flamsbana railway and cruising through the deep fjords. You can do the trip in either direction, in one day, or stay overnight in a fjordland village.

Tour Highlights

  • Flamsbana Railway
  • Fjord cruising
  • Organised & prebooked for you
  • Opportunity to overnight in the mountains
  • Fantastic activities
  • Superb sightseeing

Day 1 - Oslo (or you can start in Bergen)

Arrival in Oslo

Arrival in Oslo according to your own itinerary. The Norwegian capital is beautifully situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord and surrounded by forested ridges. Oslo offers many well known sights such as the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum, Fråm Polar Museum, Kontiki Museum and the Munch Museum. Walking the streets of the city reveals urban life in Norway, enjoy green parks, the Royal Palace, a mixture of architecture and of course the waterfront where the hustle and bustle of ferries is mixed with outdoor cafes and restaurants, outdoor entertainment and the odd cruise ship in dock... all watched over by the Akerhus fort. You can easily while away the hours down at the waterfront at Aker Brygge. Accommodation in Oslo city centre.

Day 2 - Depart Oslo for Flåm

Oslo - Myrdal - Flåm (by train)

After breakfast at the hotel, make your way to Oslo train station. Today you will experience one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world. Morning departure from Oslo by train to Myrdal which will take about 5 hours. In Myrdal, swap to the famous Flåm Railway that passes through wild and beautiful scenery with waterfalls and steep mountain sides. It descends from a height of 900 metres down to Flåm at a sidearm of the Sognefjord. There is no other adhesion railway in the world running on normal tracks that is so steep over a long distance. Accommodation in Flåm.

* You can choose to stay in Flåm for several nights - it depends on what activities you want to experience during your stay. Choose from relaxing in a spa, a fjord sauna experience, kayaking on the fjord, hiking, or take a tour up to the Stegastein viewpoint.

Day 3 - Flåm to Bergen

Flåm - Gudvangen - Voss - Bergen (by boat, bus & train)

After breakfast at the hotel, take some time to discover Flåm and its surroundings. There are different hiking tours; you can rent bikes or kayaks. In the afternoon, board the ferry taking you over the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen. The Nærøyfjord is the narrowest fjord channel in Europe, and has recently been added to UNESCO's World Heritage List. From Gudvangen, the journey continues by bus through Nærøyfjord Valley and pass the Stalheimskleiva with its 13 steep hairpin bends. The last part of the excursion will be by train from Voss to Bergen, Norway's second largest city and the world's only city surrounded by 7 mountains and 7 fjords. Accommodation in Bergen city centre.

Day 4 - Bergen

Exploring Bergen

A leisurely breakfast at the hotel to set you up for a day at leisure in Bergen. Bergen is called the Gateway to the Fjords and in a stunning and dramatic location. Local sights of interest include the Hanseatic Bryggen area, Fløibanen Funicular, the composer Edvard Grieg's home Troldhaugen, the Fish market, Bergen Aquarium and Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Open Air Museum). You can explore independently or with a local guide to explore Bergen.

What must I see & do in Norway?

Choose what you want to see and experience in Norway and we always welcome special requests!

Day 5 - Bergen

Departure from Bergen

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Bergen according to your own itinerary. This tour can be combined with a longer tour of the Nordic countries, chat with us about the options.

  • From X EUR per person = based on two people sharing a double/twin room in 4* hotels
  • All of our private tours are tailored to suit each client so the final price is dependent on your preferences, travel dates & availability. Contact us for a quote.
  • Everything about this tailor-made private tour can be altered to suit you.
  • For groups of friends we can offer a discount, so please ask us about this.
  • If you want to visit a particular place or event - we can arrange this.
  • This tour does not include flights - you can book your own or we can do this for you.
  • Contact us to discuss your travel plans.

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