Flåm railway in a warm summer day, the trees are green and the river is blue

Norway In A Nutshell | 3 days

From an exhilarating ascent of the Flåm Valley to the cobbled streets of historic Bergen, this classic rail, bus and ferry journey offers an unforgettable three days of incredible scenery and charming towns.

  • See fantastic fjord and mountain scenery from Bergen to Oslo or Oslo to Bergen
  • Travel on the scenic Flåm Mountain Railway and see Kjosfossen Waterfall
  • Free entrance to the Flåm Railway Museum to learn more about its history
  • Two-hour electric boat ride on Aurlandsfjord and UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord
  • Destinations

    Norway

  • Season

    Available all year

  • Duration

    3 days

  • Min. passengers

    1

  • Booking code

    N1404KL2OBFLVO

PLANNED ITINERARY

Day 1

Your three-day scenic tour starts with a train journey from either Bergen or Oslo station to Myrdal mountain station, situated 867 metres above sea level.  

There, you’ll transfer to the Flåm Mountain Railway, one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world. For the next hour, you’ll be glued to the window of your vintage train compartment as the train descends the mountain into the valley, passing farmsteads as it follows the river north.   

Before arriving in the village of Flåm, the train will stop at Kjosfossen Waterfall for five minutes, allowing you to disembark onto the platform to take photos.  

Once in Flåm, you’ll be able to spend time at the Flåm Railway Museum to learn more about how this amazing feat of engineering came to be. Spend the night at a hotel in Flåm. 

Day 2

After lunch the next day, an electric boat then brings you out onto the waters of Aurlandsfjord for a two-hour cruise around to narrow and UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord. The mountains that flank the fjords are between 1,400 and 1,600 metres high, creating a truly spectacular landscape.  

We disembark the boat at Gudvangen where a bus meets us to drive us through  Nærøydalen valley. We’ll take the mountain road that leads to the village of Voss where you’ll spend the night. 

Day 3

Today, you’ll be able to catch the train back from Voss to Bergen or Oslo. 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

  • Start point: Bergen or Oslo train station  
  • End point: Bergen or Oslo train station  

When you book this trip, Oslo is the automatic departure station and Bergen is the arrival station.
If you want to change this, you can contact [email protected].

Remarks/requirements:

  • Fjord cruise is available as either a standard class seat or a premium class seat 
  • This programme is not suitable for guests with limited mobility 
  • We reserve the right to cancel the programme up to six weeks before departure 
  • For further information, please visit norwaynutshell.com

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