Norwegian Fjords

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Your affordable guided tour of Norway focuses on the country’s intact natural beauty with its glistening mountains, fjords, waterfalls, and glaciers. Your value-minded tour of Norway starts in Oslo and explores the idyllic Norwegian landscapes and harbor towns—rich in the folklore of pirates, Vikings, and smugglers through the Napoleonic Wars. Follow the sout...
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Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Strenuous
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

What's this trip about?

    Your affordable guided tour of Norway focuses on the country’s intact natural beauty with its glistening mountains, fjords, waterfalls, and glaciers. Your value-minded tour of Norway starts in Oslo and explores the idyllic Norwegian landscapes and harbor towns—rich in the folklore of pirates, Vikings, and smugglers through the Napoleonic Wars. Follow the southern coast of the country by coach and ferry to fascinating Bergen where you will spend two nights with plenty time to discover the bustling harbor and roam around the fish market. Highlights of your vacation include a fascinating Flåm train journey through the world’s most breathtaking scenery, followed by a cruise across the legendary Sognefjord to Loen—home to some of Norway’s oldest farms. Travel to Lillehammer, where the 1994 Winter Olympics took place, and known for its exciting art scene. Stop in Hamar on the shores of Lake Mjøsa—one of the deepest lakes in Europe. Here, you’ll also visit a spectacular open-air museum and the remains of a 950-year-old cathedral. Upon your return to Oslo, your guided sightseeing tour includes outdoor exhibition of the sculptures of famed artist Gustav Vigeland. You’ll fall in love with Norway’s beauty, culture, and history on your escorted Norwegian tour. Norway’s magic will stay with you long after your affordable travel adventure.

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start City OSLO, NORWAY
End CityOSLO

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural

Destinations

  • Europe
  • Norway

Attractions

  • Bergen
  • Oslo

Activities

  • Culture

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Day 1: ARRIVE IN OSLO, NORWAY

Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to start exploring Oslo, bustling capital of this land of fjords, mountains, glaciers, and waterfalls. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and travel companions.

Day 2: OSLO–ARENDAL–KRISTIANSAND

Today, travel along the scenic “Norwegian Riviera”—the Sørlandet (South Land) and the Skagerrak (a strait between Norway, Sweden, and Denmark)—and visit the idyllic harbor town of Arendal. A port since the 14th century, it is known for its timber exports and its old ...

Day 3: KRISTIANSAND–STAVANGER

More ruggedly beautiful coastal scenery awaits this morning as you head into the Lista region, popular holiday area for the Norwegians and hot spot for surfers. Stop to visit some of the pristine coastal villages of whitewashed timber and lighthouses such as Flekkefj...

Day 4: STAVANGER–HARDANGERFJORD FERRY CROSSING–BERGEN

Travel via Haugesund to board the ferry that takes you across Hardangerfjord. Have your camera ready to capture the incredible scenic vistas before arriving in Bergen, the “Green Meadow Among the Mountains.” Today’s Distance: 199 mi/ 320 km (Breakfast)

Day 5: BERGEN

Today is yours to explore Bergen at your own pace. You may wish to spend some time at Bryggen with its collection of multi-hued 14th-century Hanseatic buildings lining the harbor protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Consider joining our optional excursion to discover the history, traditions, and breathtaking views of this beautiful port city. (Breakfast)

Day 6: BERGEN–FLÅM TRAIN–SOGNEFJORD AREA

A special treat today! Ride on the Bergen railway from Voss to Myrdal and then on the renowned Flåm train from Myrdal to Flåm. See some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery—graceful waterfalls, towering mountains, and verdant valleys. Later, another highlight: a cruise across Norway’s legendary Sognefjord Nærøyfjord. Today’s Distance: 181 mi/ 292 km (Breakfast,Dinner)

Day 7: SOGNEFJORD AREA–LOEN FJORD

Reach the Nordfjorden region today and take a break in enchanting Loen Fjord, gateway to some of Norway’s glaciers and home to some of the country’s oldest farms. Today’s Distance: 106 mi/ 170 km (Breakfast,Dinner)

Day 8: LOEN FJORD

Enjoy a day at leisure to explore Loen Fjord and take advantage of some of the many available outdoor activities. Alternatively, sign up for an optional excursion including an unforgettable cruise on the Geiranger Fjord. (Breakfast,Dinner)

Day 9: LOEN FJORD–LOM–LILLEHAMMER–HAMAR

Stop in Lom to see its iconic wooden stave church, which dates back to the 12th century. Continue to Lillehammer, host of the 1994 Winter Olympics and home today to a lively art scene. Today’s Distance: 190 mi/ 305 km (Breakfast)

Day 10: HAMAR–OSLO

The dynamic city of Hamar is located on the eastern shore of Mjøsa, the largest lake in Norway and one of the deepest lakes in Europe. Visit the fascinating open-air Ethnological Museum, an active archaeological site that includes ruins of a 950-year-old cathedral en...

Day 11: OSLO

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

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Last Updated: 2/21/2024
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