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Fjord Cruise & Glacier Walk in Fjærlandsfjord


Combine a scenic fjord cruise with a visit to the area's famed Norwegian Glacier Museum. Starting in Balestrand, you'll sail along Fjærlandsfjord, where you'll pass by colorful villages, cliffs, snow-capped mountain peaks, waterfalls, and forested hills. Upon arriving in Fjærland, you'll make your way to the impressive Bøyabreen Glacier to enjoy an icy walk.

After seeing the glacier up close, you'll visit the Norwegian Glacier Museum and learn about the region's iconic geological history. Enjoy an exhibition and talk to experts about how glaciers shaped Norway's scenic fjord landscape. You can watch films, play with interactive models, and even conduct your own experiment with ice.

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Itineraries with Fjord Cruise & Glacier Walk in Fjærlandsfjord

Oslo to Bergen Fjord Adventure - 5 Days

This five-day jaunt covers a great deal of Nordic ground, visiting the country's two largest cities and its longest and deepest fjord. Start in Oslo before taking a scenic train and ferry to the fjord-side village of Balestrand. Continue north to Fjærland before getting on another boat—this time to Bergen, a historic wharf city and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Norwegian Highlights: Oslo, Bergen & the Sognefjord - 8 Days

This active summer tour covers Norway's two biggest cities, as well as its longest and deepest fjord, using various means of transportation for a true Scandinavian adventure. After exploring Oslo, you'll take a train ride to Flåm — one of the most scenic in the world — followed by several ferries to fjord-side villages like Balestrand and Fjærland. There's also a guided kayaking trip and a longer ferry to Bergen, where you'll spend your last full day with a local who will show you the best of this charming city and its surrounding mountains.

Family Hiking in Oslo, Bergen & the Sognefjord - 7 Days

This fast-paced itinerary covers three popular destinations with plenty of local twists for a unique family adventure. Start in Oslo where you'll have a few days to explore the capital's forests and rivers. Then head west to catch trails and views around the Sognefjord as you travel by train, ferry, and rental car. Finish with a fjord cruise to Bergen and pick between many hikes within its seven surrounding mountains.