Wonderful Norway Memories
Norway | Jul 9 - Jul 18, 2022

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Ryan R.
Meridian, ID | Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Linda did an absolutely wonderful job planning and organizing our Norway trip. She always promptly and pleasantly responded to the logistical questions we had prior to the trip. Our Bergen city tour guide did a wonderful job giving us a great overview of the city. Our water taxi captain Tor gave us a fun s as fun informative ride to our hotel. Our Fjaerland hiking guide took us on a beautiful hike to a secluded overlook over the fjord. Elin on Vaerlandet was so kind and a wonderful host for... read more

Linda did an absolutely wonderful job planning and organizing our Norway trip. She always promptly and pleasantly responded to the logistical questions we had prior to the trip. Our Bergen city tour guide did a wonderful job giving us a great overview of the city. Our water taxi captain Tor gave us a fun s as fun informative ride to our hotel. Our Fjaerland hiking guide took us on a beautiful hike to a secluded overlook over the fjord. Elin on Vaerlandet was so kind and a wonderful host for our island adventure. We loved being able to be so active with this itinerary. Our kids loved the diversity of activity this itinerary provided as well.

Hotel Reviews
Bergen Børs Hotel
Bergen

Very quiet rooms and the family room provided ample room for a family of 4 with 3 beds. The buffet breakfast was the largest spread we had in Norway!

Authenticity & Character
Such a cool old but beautifully updated building
Location
So close to Bryggen, the ferry, and the fish market.
Staff
Always professional, pleasant, and kind
Cleanliness & Comfort
Very clean
Fjærland Fjordstove Hotel
Fjærland

Sitting right in the fjord, this hotel is a true Norwegian experience. The food is locally sourced and amazing! Breakfast buffet was delicious and the evening dinners were mouth watering. Our son called dessert the best dessert he has ever had… we would agree!

Authenticity & Character
Takes you back in time… in an amazing way. Old world charm.
Location
Right on the fjord—-amazing beautiful!
Staff
All staff were so friendly and accommodating doing their best to ensure we had a good stay.
Cleanliness & Comfort
Very clean and beds were very comfortable.
Quality Hotel Florø
Florø

Very clean, very quiet modern hotel. Breakfast buffet had many offerings. Loved that it was so close to the ferry terminal.

Authenticity & Character
Right on the harbor
Location
Close to the ferry made it very convenient
Staff
Very pleasant and helpful
Cleanliness & Comfort
Very clean, very quiet
Værlandet Havhotell
Hamna

Absolutely amazing and stunning hotel. Loved having a kitchenette. Views were spectacular! Having bike rentals the whole stay made it so easy to get around the islands. Elin was the most kind and gracious host ever! Highly recommend staying here!

Authenticity & Character
Loved the fact that this was so near the boat harbor but felt like you were in a very quiet and secluded location!
Location
The view was so amazingly spectacular
Staff
From pick up off the ferry from the time we left, Elin took such wonderful care of us!
Cleanliness & Comfort
Extremely clean, comfortable beds, and a nice complete kitchenette
Activity Reviews
Explore Bergen with a Local
Bergen

Fartein was a wonderful and fun tour guide. He did a good job answering questions and our kids enjoyed his perspective!

Quality of Experience
Great city overview… fun tour guide
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Friendly and knowledgeable
Transport
Bergen - Fjordcruise to Fjærland
Norway

Captain Tor has such a deep understanding of the Balestrand area that it made for a wonderful experience.

Quality of Experience
Loved having the boat all to ourselves and the ability to ask questions
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Friendly and pleasant— he has great stories and a firm understanding of the history and area of Balestrand
Transport
Loved the boat ride
Local specialist: Linda Veråsdal
Linda
Linda Veråsdal
Local specialist in Norway and Gambia | Reviewed on Jul 20, 2022

Hi Ryan, thank you for your lovely review. I am very happy the logistics worked out and that you had such a memorable journey. I hope to see you and your family back in Norway at some point, maybe to discover the north of the country! Greetings to your family!