This self-guided holiday takes you from the capital city, Oslo, to the pristine landscapes of Norway’s dramatic coastline along with remarkable scenery. This is your chance to explore Norway by land and sea and experience the country’s most famous attractions and the fjords.
FLØIBANEN FUNICULAR (FUNICULAR-RAILWAY)
Arrive to Gardermoen Airport in Oslo.For an easy and comfortable way to get to your hotel in central Oslo, we are happy to arrange a private transfer for you.
Spend night at Oslo
Head to Oslo Central Station early in the morning to board the Dovrebanen train.The journey concludes with a steep, curvy descent down to the lowlands where Trondheimis located.
Spend the night in Trondheim.
Oslo-Trondheim train: 08:02-14:43
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before heading to the Trondheim harbour, where the Hurtigruten Coastal Voyage commences along the Trondheim Fjord .The final port of the day is a brief stop in Ålesund, close to midnight*.
Spend the night in a cabin on the cruise ship.
Hurtigruten Coastal Voyage departure: 10:00 (includes overnight stay on board)
During the night, the ship calls at Torvik, Maløy, and Florø as the journey weaves through islets and stunning landscapes before coming within view of its final destination—Bergen. Here you will disembark early in the afternoon to enjoy some leisure time as you wish.
Spend the night at a hotel in central Bergen.
Arrival in Bergen: 14:30
Bergen, the “capital of the fjords”, is Norway’s second largest city yet it retains the atmosphere and charms of a small town. From your centrally- located hotel, you have easy access to the cultural and historical highlights of this must-see city. Visit Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage site, which dates back 900 years as a major Hanseatic trading centre.
Spend the night in Bergen.
From Bergen, the early Bergensbanen train to Voss, from where you will board a bus to Gudvangen.Upon reaching Gudvangen, you will embark on a short, scenic fjord cruise to Flåm, including a trip through Nærøyfjord, the narrowest fjord in Europe. This UNESCO World Heritage site is perhaps the most breathtaking section of Sognefjord. Finally, the boat sails up AurlandsfjordtoFlåm, a charming village where you will enjoy dinner at the local restaurant. (Included in the price.) Spend the night in Flåm.*
Spend the first half exploring the city.Later in the afternoon, you’ll get to experience the famous Flåm Railwayfirsthand as it climbs 900 metres over a span of 20 kilometres up the winding track to the MyrdalStation.
Here you will switch to the Bergensbanen train that carries you over the mountainous rooftop of Norway on your way to Oslo.
This ride, voted one of the 20 best railways in the world. Spend Night in Oslo Flåm – Oslo:11:50-19:07 *(includes Myrdal station transfer) *Subject to availability
You can take a express train or a taxi to Oslo-Gardermoen Airport. If your flight is in the afternoon, you can do shopping or visit a museum.