Do and see

The tour of Fjord Norway is packed with highlights and offers some of the country's most famous natural attractions, along with ambient and cosy towns and cities. Chat away with friendly locals and learn more about Norwegian culture. Enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the vast, wild and unspoilt nature of the west coast. If you are up for a challenge, set out on spectacular glacier walks, tough hiking, unforgettable kayak trips and bold river rafting expeditions. There is also the choice of going skiing - both in summer and winter. For culture lovers there are plenty of concerts, festivals, exhibitions and museums to tickle your senses.

The list of things to do and see in Fjord Norway is almost endless. Make the most out of your Norwegian experience!

The Cities

Stavanger is Norway’s fourth largest city – a lively and cosmopolitan place that has never lost its small town feel.
Ålesund is the Art Nouveau city of Norway – with a tightly packed city centre.
Bergen is perhaps one of the most beautiful cities in the world and has a long and rich history linked to the sea and trade. Parts of Bergen is on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Fjords

The Lysefjorden, the Hardangerfjorden, the Sognefjorden and the Geirangerfjorden are the most famous fjords in Norway. The latter and the Nærøyfjorden are also on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The west coast of Norway is littered with islands and fjords, one more spectacular than the other.

Glaciers

Eleven of Norway’s twenty glaciers are in Fjord Norway. An organized walk on a glacier should be on most people's lists when visiting Fjord Norway.

Activities

Depending on your time, interests and budget, Fjord Norway has a whole range of activities on offer: rafting, kayaking, climbing, diving, sailing, cycling, city sightseeing, museums, festivals, galleries and concerts. There is also the possibility of just enjoying the landscape at your own pace. The unspoilt nature and unique, beautiful fjords have always been the main reasons why people from all over the world come to Norway.

Skiing in Fjord Norway - all year round!

Fjord Norway is blessed with superb areas for ski enthusiasts both summer and winter. At the Folgefonna Glacier and the Stryn Summer Ski Centre you can take a marvellous ski break in exceptional and breathtaking nature.

For skiing in winter, downhill or snowboard, try the popular resorts at Voss and Stryn. For cross country visit Mjølfjell Hostel for unique and unspoiled terrain. See www.fjordhostel.com for more information on skiing opportunities.

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