Norway in a nutshell®

This tour is the most popular tour in Norway.

This legendary tour takes you through Norway’s most breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery, as well as a trip on Europe’s top scenic rail journeys.


The unique Norwegian fjords

You will experience the scenic Bergen Railway, the breathtaking Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord, the narrow and dramatic UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord and the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva (May-September).

The trip is available for a day tour or as a tour with overnight stays en route. You can start the tour in Oslo, Bergen, Voss or Flam, no matter the season, in winter, spring, summer or fall. You customise your own tour by adding hotels and activities of your choice along the way. Everything is handled in one easy booking operation, starting on this page.

Travel tip

The tour is available all year and can be completed in a day. However, we recommend that you make overnight stops along the route to enjoy the beautiful scenery or participate in an exciting activity such as kayaking, hiking or walking, or taking a fjord safari.


Start your tour from:

Oslo
Bergen
Flåm

This trip includes:

  • The scenic Bergen Railway 
  • The breathtaking Flåm Railway
  • Fjord cruise on the magnificent Aurlandsfjord and on the narrow Nærøyfjord
  • Bus trip through beautiful scenery (including Stalheimskleiva in May-September)


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Norway in a Nutshell® Tours

Norway in a nutshell® tour from Oslo

Norway in a nutshell® tour from Oslo

Independent Railway Tour.
This tour starts in Oslo and ends in Bergen.

The trip runs all year and takes you through some of Norway's most beautiful fjord scenery.

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Norway in a nutshell® tour from Bergen

Norway in a nutshell® tour from Bergen

This legendary tour takes you through Norway’s most breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery, as well as a trip on Europe’s top scenic rail journeys.

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Norway in a nutshell® round trip from Flåm

Norway in a nutshell® round trip from Flåm

This legendary tour takes you through Norway’s most breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery, as well as a trip on Europe’s top scenic rail journeys.

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Historic Hotels at the Norway Fjords

Hotel Union Øye

Hotel Union Øye

This elegant and traditional manor house hotel is located just 18 km from the world famous Geirangerfjord.

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Kviknes Hotel

Kviknes Hotel

In Balestrand, beautifully located beside the Sognefjord, you find Kviknes Hotel. The Kvikne family, who own the hotel, took over in 1877, marking the start of fast-paced development, which continues to this day. The hotel was built in the Swiss chalet style; the original character of the place has been left unchanged despite several new buildings, rebuilding’s and extensions.

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Hotel Ullensvang

Hotel Ullensvang

Situated along Hardanger Fjord, this waterfront hotel offers views of Folgefonna Glacier, indoor and outdoor pools, along with a private beach area. Wi-Fi access and private parking are both free.

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Spectacular views in Norway

The Pulpit Rock

The Pulpit Rock

One of the absolutely highlight attractions in Norway rising 604 metres above the Lysefjord.

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Trolltunga

Trolltunga

Trolltunga is one of the most spectacular highlights in Norway.

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Geiranger-Trollstigen

Geiranger-Trollstigen

This tourist road a masterpiece in proud engineering in Norway and Trollstigen is the most visited tourist road in Norway.

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Jostedalsbreen National Park

Jostedalsbreen National Park

Jostedalsbreen National Park is one of Norway`s most famous parks.

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North Cape

North Cape

Visit the northern end of continental Europe - North Cape at the Magerøya island in Norway

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Mount Fløyen

Mount Fløyen

One of the "must do" things when you visit Bergen.

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Norway in a nutshell® tour from Oslo

Independent Railway Tour.
This tour starts in Oslo and ends in Bergen.

The trip runs all year and takes you through some of Norway's most beautiful fjord scenery.

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Norway in a nutshell® tour from Bergen

This legendary tour takes you through Norway’s most breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery, as well as a trip on Europe’s top scenic rail journeys.
Read more

Norway in a nutshell® round trip from Flåm

This legendary tour takes you through Norway’s most breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery, as well as a trip on Europe’s top scenic rail journeys.
Read more

Tour Highlights

Bergen Railway

Bergen Railway

Bergen Railway between Oslo and Bergen is one of the most beautiful train experiences presenting continous panoramas of unspoilt scenic beauty.

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Bergen

Bergen

Visit Bergen, the second largest city in Norway and the entrance to the Norwegian Fjords

Beautiful located and known as the gateway to the Norway Fjords.

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Flåm Railway Tour

Flåm Railway Tour

Discover Flåm Railway - one of the most beautiful railway lines in the World.

Railway Tour starts and ends in Flåm.

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The Geirangerfjord

The Geirangerfjord

The Geiranger Fjord is called "the jewel in the crown of the Norwegian fjords". It is one of the most dramatic and visited attractions in Norway.

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The Nærøyfjord

The Nærøyfjord

One of a unique highlight in Fjord Norway is without any doubts the Nærøyfjord.

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The Aurlandsfjord

The Aurlandsfjord

Experience the Aurlandsfjord and the Nærøyfjord in Sognefjord - Western Norway - maybe the worlds most beautiful and dramatic fjords?

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Hiking in Fjord Norway

Hiking in Fjord Norway

For hikers Norwegian fjords is like wonderland

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