Discover the beauty of the magnificent Norwegian Fjords

Discover the beauty of the magnificent Norwegian Fjords

VisitFlam - Sverre Hjernevik

VisitFlam - Sverre Hjernevik

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.

The Norway in a nutshell® tour from Flåm can be taken as a round trip with a return to Flåm and is available from 1st May - 23rd Sept. The trip takes you through some of Norway's most beautiful fjord scenery. You can customize your own trip to include overnight stays and activities before, after or along the route!

The Norway in a nutshell® round trip from Flåm

Your start your tour by taking a fjord cruise from Flåm on the narrow Nærøyfjord and the magnificent Aurlandsfjord. The Aurlandsfjord is a picturesque fjord that offers stunning views, while the Nærøyfjord is a dramatic fjord surrounded by high mountains. Nærøyfjorden is one of the most narrow fjords in Europe and included on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

By the end of the fjord cruise, you arrive in the small village of Gudvangen, nestled in the innermost part of the Nærøyfjord. From here the journey continues with a bus trip through Nærøydalen, with its charming villages and scenic nature landscape. During the bus trip, you will travel down the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva.

From Voss, the tour continues with a scenic train ride on the Bergen Railway to Myrdal, where you change trains to the legendary Flåm Railway. The Flåm Railway offers spectacular panoramic views to some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. The Flåm Railway will take you back to your starting point in Flåm.

Note that there are different ways of completing this tour. You can start your tour by taking the Flåm Railway and travel in the opposite direction as described above. You decide which option suits you best during an easy booking process - starting on this page!

Travel tip

The tour may be completed in one day, but we highly recommend that you take your time by adding overnight stays and activities along the route. That way you can enjoy the beautiful scenery or participate in exciting activities! For instance, a kayaking trip, hiking or even going on a fjord safari! There are loads of options for activities and hotels along the route, for example in places such as in Voss, Flåm and Gudvangen.


 The Flåm Railway
 The Nærøyfjord
 The Aurlandsfjord
 The Bergen Railway
 Stalheimskleiva Hair Pin Bends

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  • Lattitude: 60.860772
  • Longitude: 7.111785

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Travel styles
  • Independent tour
Type of tour
  • Railway Tours
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  • Cruise
  • Train
  • Bus
Departure info
  • Start: Flåm
Transport included
  • Fjord cruise on the magnificent Aurlandsfjord and on the narrow Nærøyfjord
    Bus trip through beautiful scenery, including Stalheimskleiva
    The scenic Bergen Railway
    The breathtaking Flåm Railway
Countries visited
  • Norway
Other information
  • We highly recommend adding an overnight stay to your tour! We have already handpicked and negotiated the best deals for you - simply add your preferred accommodation in the booking process.

    Add an exciting activity to your tour! To see the varied activities you can do during this tour
  • Flåm Railway
    Bergen Railway
    Stalheimskleiva hair pin bends