Visit Hanseatic Bergen, and embark on a full-day excursion to the breathtaking Norwegian fjords, including a cruise on the Sognefjord and a ride on the Flåm Railway. Travel by bus along the beautiful coastline from Bergen to Stavanger. Spend a day exploring Stavanger and go on a cruise on the Lysefjord towards the most recognized natural attraction in Norway, the Pulpit Rock!
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. Bergen is with good reason called the Gateway to the Fjords due to its close proximity to the Norwegian fjords. This makes the city the perfect starting point for exploring the fjord region. Accommodation in Bergen.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will travel by boat along the dramatic western coastline of Norway before cruising along the Sognefjord, the world’s longest and deepest fjord, to Flåm. Here you will board the Flåm Railway, which passes through wild and beautiful mountain scenery with waterfalls and steep mountain sides from the Sognefjord and reaching up to a height of 900 meters. There is no other adhesion railway in the world running on normal tracks that is so steep over a long distance. Return to Bergen by train from Myrdal. Accommodation in Bergen.
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by bus along the western coastline includin two ferry crossings. Arrival to Stavanger after about 5 hours. Stavanger, Norway’s fourth largest city, has a fine collection of gabled houses, cobblestone streets, winding alleys and busy markets. One of Stavanger’s highlights is the Old Town (Gamle Stavanger), with well-preserved early 18th-century whitewashed wooden houses. Day at own leisure. We recommend a visit to the Norwegian Petroleum Museum. Accommodation in Stavanger.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will depart Stavanger on a 3-hour guided cruise to the beautiful Lysefjord, with waterfalls, idyllic islands and with view to the famous Pulpit Rock. The Pulpit Rock is a mountain formed like a huge pulpit towering 604 meters over the Lysefjord. There is a crack between the plateau of Pulpit Rock and the mountain, and it is said that on the day seven sisters marry seven brothers from the Lysefjord area, the plateau will tear itself away from the mountain and fall into the fjord. The approximately 25 x 25 meters flat mountain plateau was most likely formed by melting frost 10,000 years ago and today you can enjoy this spectacular view from the fjord. Remainder of the day at leisure. Accommodation in Stavanger.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Stavanger according to your own itinerary.