Discover Norway's must-see fjords without driving. Departing from Oslo via the Flåm panoramic train, you discover the majestic Sognefjord during a beautiful cruise. Your adventures take you to Bergen, from where you embark on a splendid crossing aboard the mythical Coastal Express. You will discover the Geirangerfjord and its surroundings before ending your journey in Ålesund, the Art Nouveau city.
Enjoy this trip carefree: you combine the most beautiful cities and fjords in Norway without having to take the winding roads! This beautiful adventure in the south of the country will remain etched in your memory for a long time.
Welcome to Oslo, the capital of Norway. This bustling city is surrounded by forests and the beautiful Oslofjord. Stroll along the streets and explore the town of the royal family, as well as the main street Karl Johan with its many shops, bars and cafes.
Explore Frogner Park, an impressive park with 212 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland and a national symbol with the Arkehus Fortress. You can also take a tour of the peninsula of the Fram museum and its ships on a polar expedition or the new Munch museum. Overnight at Comfort Borsparken hotel or similar.
Enjoy a day at leisure. Take a stroll along the city's harbour front and past the iconic Opera House or explore one of the city's many museums or art galleries.Overnight at Comfort Borsparken hotel or similar. (B)
Begin the day with a scenic train journey through countryside, mountains, and the high plateau of Hardangervidda towards the fjords. Arrive at Myrdal and switch to the renowned Flåmsbana, a train offering breathtaking views as it descends to Flåm nestled in the fjord's hollow. Enjoy a brief stay in Flåm on the Sognefjord's shores before a cruise on the Sognefjord. Board a boat to Balestrand, then take a short walk to the Midtnes Hotel. Explore the stunning St. Olaf stave church near the hotel. Overnight at Midtnes Hotel or similar. (B)
Take advantage of the surroundings to discover the nature around you and the Sognefjord. Balestrand, a quiet little village, retains a lot of charm and tranquility compared to Flåm. There are many walking and hiking trails to venture into the mountains, or simply to discover the surroundings.
In the afternoon, you board a cruise on the Sognefjord. Here you go for a beautiful crossing of 4 hours on the famous fjord. It widens little by little before taking you across the Bergen archipelago to arrive in the evening. Overnight at Zander K Hotel or similar. (B)
Free day in the Hanseatic city to soak up the atmosphere of the old port, Bryggen, listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Stroll along the fish market or get lost in the alleys dotted with wooden houses. If you take the funicular to the top of Mount Fløien, you can admire Bergen the city of seven hills from above. (B )
Another day of discovery of Bergen before embarking, in the evening, on board the famous coastal express. Here you are on the Hurtigruten, a boat operating between Bergen and Kirkenes every day since 1893, skirting the entire Norwegian coast. Night in a double exterior cabin. (B)
In the morning, the boat sails into the Geirangerfjord. The Hurtigruten passes the waterfalls of the Seven Sisters and the Veil of the Bride, as well as abandoned farmhouses dotting the shores of the fjord. The latter is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and you will understand why the Geirangerfjord is considered one of the most beautiful in Norway.
Disembark in the early afternoon and relax in Geiranger, on the shores of the fjord. You can try an excursion to Mount Dalsnibba to discover the fjord from above. Overnight at Hotel Geiranger or similar.(B)
In the early afternoon, the coastal express takes you up the Geirangerfjord again to bring you to Ålesund.
It is best known for its Art Nouveau architecture. The city was devastated by a fire in 1904 and most of the buildings were rebuilt in this style. Overnight at Hotel Noreg or similar.(B)
After breakfast, transfer back to the airport for your flight to the UK ( B)