Bergen & Sognefjord Experience

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.

Duration

4 days

Transportation

Train, Boat

Season

Summer

Tour Type

Self-guided

Itinerary - Day by day

  • Arrival in Bergen according to your own itinerary.
    Recommended attractions:
    • Bryggen Wharf
    • Fløibanen funicular
    • Edvard Grieg’s home Troldhaugen
    • The Fish and Flower market
    • Old Bergen Open Air Museum
  • Accommodation 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.

Add extra nights in Bergen - From EUR 69 per person per night

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Bergen Railway form Bergen to Myrdal.
  • Flåm Railway from Myrdal to Flåm.
  • Some hours at leisure in Flåm.
  • Fjord cruise to Balestrand.
  • Accommodation in Balestrand.
    • Room with fjord view included

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.
  • Optional fjord & glacier excursion to Fjærland (June-August).
  • Fjord cruise from Balestrand to Bergen.
  • Accommodation in Bergen.

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). You will then continue to Bergen after the excursion and arrive in Bergen in the evening. Accommodation in Bergen. 

Add extra nights in Bergen - From EUR 69 per person per night

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

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

Tour category

Grand Hotel Terminus

Silver

Accommodation at good tourist class hotels equal to 3 to 3+ stars according to Scandinavian standard.

Inside cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Silver accommodation

Bergen Børs

Gold

Accommodation at 4 star hotels or at unique properties, like historic hotels or manor houses, selected for their atmosphere.

Outside (seaside) cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Gold accommodation

Reviews

This is what our customers say about this trip.

A. Bankov - Russia

We truly had a great time, and the weather was really favorable. Our vacation is not over yet, but certainly the trip to Bergen, the unique railway and fjords made a very memorable part of it.

Nancy Wechsler - United States of America

Obviously, the scenery and fjords are just stunning. We had a great trip - cannot think of a better itinerary. Thanks for your help in organizing everything for us.

Services included: 

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in a standard room with private shower/WC, including breakfast.
  • Room with fjord view in Balestrand
  • Train Bergen – Myrdal – Flåm
  • Express boat Flåm – Balestrand
  • Express boat Balestrand – Bergen
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers.
  • Additional services included for Tour Category GOLD only:
  • Category GOLD hotels (accommodation in standard rooms)