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Sognefjord cruise & Balestrand village, Oslo to Bergen

Sognefjord fjord cruise. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Enjoy an amazing Fjord cruise!

Fjord Cruise package – 4 nights

Sognefjord cruise & Balestrand village is a relaxing trip with Fjord cruises on the Sognefjord & the beautiful Aurlandsfjord branch, Flam Railway & Bergen rail line.
Starting with a night in Oslo, then 2 nights in the beautiful Balestrand fjord village & 1 night in picturesque Bergen.

Parliament building, Oslo Norway. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Oslo Parliament building

DAY 1 – First night in Oslo
Individual arrival and check in at a centrally located hotel.
Oslo is beautifully located by the Oslo fjord, surrounded by forested hills. In Oslo you can visit the Viking ship museum, the Holmenkollen Ski jump, the Vigeland sculpture park.
Spend 1 night in Oslo
Optional: Add city sightseeing or Fjord cruises in Oslo
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Bergen rail line. Photo by Rune Fossum/NSB

The Bergen line

DAY 2 – Bergen line
Morning departure by the Bergen line, taking you through the scenic Hallingdal valley and across the spectacular Hardangervidda mountain plateau to the mountain station of Myrdal.
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Sognefjord cruise, leaving Aurland village. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Fjord cruise on Aurlandsfjord

Flam Railway & Fjord cruise

At the tiny Myrdal station you change to the famous Flam Railway for an unforgettable descend from mountain to fjord through the Flam valley, with mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls, tiny farms and the beautiful river.

In Flam village you board an express boat for a fjord cruise on the spectacular Aurlandsfjord branch & the main Sognefjord. Disembark in the beautifully located Balestrand village.

Spend 2 nights in Balestrand at the historic Kvikne’s Hotel, in room w. fjord view. Buffet dinner included.

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Balestrand village. Photo credit Kviknes hotel

The beautifully located Balestrand village

DAY 3 – Full day in Balestrand
Balestrand is surrounded by mountain peaks, with beautiful views of the Sognefjord & the Fjaerlandfjord branch.

The village is home to a selection of authentic, wooden Swiss style villas & the wooden, historic Kvikne’s hotel, a tiny aquarium & galleries.
You can follow the interesting, well marked cultural trail or one of the marked mountain hiking trails for an active day.

Bergen Norway photo; the UNESCO Bryggen wharf. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Bergen UNESCO Bryggen waterfront

DAY 4 – Cruise to Bergen
Board the express boat for a 4 hour cruise to Bergen through the outer parts of the Sognefjord and along the coast, with islands, local fjords, tiny settlements & summer houses, passing through narrow straits. The boat takes you to the very heart of Bergen, close to the fish market.
Spend 1 night in Bergen
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Norway: the Funicular in Bergen. Photo by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Funicular to mount Floyen, Bergen

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Flam Railway view. Photo by RM Sorensen, Flam Utvikling

Flam Railway

4* hotels w. breakfast buffet (+dinner in Balestrand)
in Oslo, Balestrand & Bergen

Sognefjord in a Nutshell combination trip:
Train Oslo-Myrdal
Flam Railway
Express boat Flam-Balestrand
Express boat Balestrand-Bergen

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