Combine your stay in the Hanseatic City of Bergen with an overnight in the fjord village of Balestrand. Highlights include the Flåm Railway and a cruise along the Sognefjord and the western coastline. Optional fjord and glacier excursion to Fjærland.
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This tour can commence in: Bergen
Arrival in Bergen according to your own itinerary. Bergen is Norway’s second largest city and the world’s only city surrounded by 7 mountains and 7 fjords. Attractions in Bergen include 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. Possibility to upgrade to business class room in Hotel Category 1, for more information please see add-ons.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by train to Myrdal, where you will change to the Flåm Railway. The Flåm Railway passes through wild and beautiful mountain scenery with waterfalls and steep mountain sides from a height of 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. From Flåm you continue by boat on the Sognefjord, the world’s longest and deepest fjord, to Balestrand.
Accommodation in Balestrand (room with fjord view).
Breakfast at the hotel. Continue by boat on the Sognefjord and then along the western coastline in southern direction to Bergen. The afternoon is at leisure in Bergen. As an alternative we recommend a glacier excursion from Balestrand to Fjærland (June-August. See add-ons for details). You will then continue to Bergen after the excursion and arrive in Bergen in the evening. Accommodation in Bergen. Possibility to upgrade to business class room in Hotel Category 1, for more information please see add-ons.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Bergen according to your own itinerary.