Travel from Oslo via the fjord village of Flåm to Bergen. Highlights include a fjord cruise on the Nærøyfjord, which has been included on UNESCO's world heritage list, an overnight in Flåm and a train journey on the Flåm- & Bergen Railway. Possibility to add on sightseeing tours and activities in Flåm.
Arrival in Oslo according to your own itinerary. The fast-growing Norwegian capital is beautifully situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord. With it's new neighbourhoods and eye-catching architecture it is one of the most modern capitals in Europe and offers a wide range of activites and sights. Sights of interest include Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum, the Munch Museum, Aker Brygge and Oslo's opera house. We recommend one of the may sightseeing tours in Oslo (please see add-ons for further details). Accomodation in Oslo.
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning/afternoon departure from Oslo by train. The 5-hour train journey from Oslo to Myrdal is part of the Bergen Railway, classed as one of the finest train journeys in the world. The train will bring you across Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau, with Finse as the highest train station at 1222 metres above sea level. In Myrdal you will change to the Flåm Railway, connecting the Bergen Line to the Sognefjord. You will pass through wild and beautiful mountain scenery with waterfalls and steep mountain sides before reaching the fjord village of Flåm. Flåm is Norway's only fjord village with train connection. Afternoon at leisure to explore Flåm. Highly recommended is a bus tour to Stegasteinen viewpoint. Accommodation in Flåm.
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure in Flåm before you at 3 pm will depart on a 2-hour fjord cruise on the Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen. The Nærøyfjord is the narrowest fjord channel in Europe, and has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. From Gudvangen the journey continues by bus through Nærøyfjord Valley and via Stalheimskleiva's 13 steep hairpin bends to Voss (Stalheimskleiva is only open during the summer). The last part of today's journey 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.
Breakfast at the hotel. If time allows we recommend spending the day in Bergen. Sights of interest include the Fish Market, Fløibanen funicular, Bryggen Wharf and Troldhaugen. Departure from Bergen according to your own itinerary. Or perhaps you would like to combine this tour with our Hurtigruten cruise along the coast of Norway to Kirkenes?