Winter Rail Tours

Fjord Norway & Stockholm - 8 days

Independent Rail Tours, Start in Stockholm

Experience Stockholm - a city built on 14 islands. Continue to Oslo, the capital of Norway, before the journey goes to the spectacular Norwegian fjords and Bergen. Travel by train, including the Flåm- and Bergen Railway. This tour can easily be combined with Copenhagen.

Tour details

This tour can commence in: Bergen or Stockholm

Day 01: Stockholm, the capital of Sweden

  • Arrival in Stockholm according to your own itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Stockholm.

Day 02: Day at leisure in Stockholm

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure in Stockholm.
  • Recommended attractions:
    • Gamla Stan – Old Town
    • Vasa Museum
    • Skansen Open Air Museum
    • Stockholm Archipelago
    • Stadshuset – City Hall
  • Accommodation in Stockholm.

Day 03: Travel from Stockholm to Oslo by train

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Train from Stockholm to Oslo.
  • Accommodation in Oslo.

Day 04: Oslo, the capital of Norway

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure in Oslo.
  • Recommended attractions:
    • Vigeland Sculpture Park
    • Viking Ship Museum
    • Oslo Opera House
    • Kon-tiki Museum
    • Munch Museum
  • Accommodation in Oslo.

Day 05: Travel by train from Oslo to Myrdal

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Bergen Railway from Oslo to Myrdal.
  • Flåm Railway from Myrdal to Vatnahalsen.
  • Afternoon at leisure at Vatnahalsen.
  • Dinner at Vatnahalsen Mountain Hotel.
  • Accommodation at Vatnahalsen.

Day 06: Myrdal - Bergen; Flåm Railway & Fjord Cruise

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Flåm Railway from Vatnahalsen to Flåm.
  • Time at leisure in Flåm.
  • 2-hour fjord cruise on the Nærøyfjord.
  • Bus from Gudvangen to Voss (Stalheimskleiva).
  • Bergen Railway from Voss to Bergen.
  • Accommodation in Bergen.

Day 07: Day at leisure in Bergen, the Gateway to the Fjords

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure in Bergen.
  • Recommended attractions:
    • Bryggen Wharf
    • Fløibanen funicular
    • Edvard Grieg’s home Troldhaugen
    • The Fish and Flower market
    • Old Bergen Open Air Museum
  • Accommodation in Bergen.

Day 08: Departure from Bergen

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Departure from Bergen according to your own itinerary.

Day 01: Stockholm, the capital of Sweden

Arrival in Stockholm according to your own itinerary. The capital of Sweden is built on 14 islands and you are never far from the water. Well-preserved medieval buildings stand alongside modern architecture, and just outside the city, the archipelago of 24 000 islands is waiting to be explored. Sights of interest include the Vasa Museum, Skansen Open Air Museum, City Hall, the Old Town (Gamla Stan) and much more. Accommodation in Stockholm.

Day 02: Day at leisure in Stockholm

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure. We recommend one of the many optional sightseeing tours, i.e. the 2-hour boat trip Under the Bridges of Stockholm. Accommodation in Stockholm.

Day 03: Travel from Stockholm to Oslo by train

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by train from Stockholm. The 7-hour train journey will take you to Oslo, the capital of Norway. This small and charming capital is beautifully situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord and surrounded by forested ridges. The surroundings provide recreational opportunities that are frequently taken advantage of by the city’s inhabitants, as well as increasingly by visitors.
Accommodation in Oslo.

Day 04: Oslo, the capital of Norway

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure. Oslo offers many well know sights such as the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum, the Munch Museum and Oslo Opera House.
Accommodation in Oslo.

Day 05: Travel by train from Oslo to Myrdal

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure from Oslo by train. The 5 hour journey from Oslo to Myrdal is part of the Bergen Railway, classed as one of the finest train journeys in the world. This railway connects the two largest cities in Norway and shows the diversity of the Norwegian landscape. In Myrdal you will change to the Flåm Railway which, only one stop later, will arrive at Vatnahalsen Mountain Hotel. The family owned hotel offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, as well as a spectacular location 820 metres above sea level. Please note that Vatnahalsen Hotel is a tourist class hotel, but included in both of our hotel categories due to it's breathtaking location. Here you can breath in the fresh mountain air, relax or go for walks in a completely car free environment. Dinner and accommodation at Vatnahalsen Mountain Hotel.

Day 06: Myrdal - Bergen; Flåm Railway & Fjord Cruise

Breakfast at the hotel, before continuing down the Flåm Railway to Flåm. The Flåm Railway passes through wild and beautiful mountain scenery with waterfalls and steep mountain sides reaching a height of up to 900 metres and down to the Sognefjord. There is no other adhesion railway in the world running on normal tracks that is so steep over a long distance. Time at leisure in Flåm before continuing by boat 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 the Nærøyfjord Valley and up Stalheimskleiva Road, with its 13 steep hairpin bends (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.

Day 07: Day at leisure in Bergen, the Gateway to the Fjords

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure. Bergen is, with good reason, called the Gateway to the Fjords. The city is located on the west coast of Norway with close proximity to the famous Norwegian fjords. Sights of interest are the Hanseatic Bryggen Harbour, Fløibanen Funicular, Troldhaugen, the Fish and Flower market, Bergen Aquarium and Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Open Air Museum). Accommodation in Bergen.

Day 08: Departure from Bergen

Breakfast in the hotel. Departure from Bergen according to your own itinerary.

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