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7 days / 6 nights, Oslo - Åndalsnes - Ålesund - Geiranger Fjord -

Hellesylt - Loen - Briksdal Glacier - Bergen

Departures: Daily,  02 -May - 30 September, 2006

This tour offers a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of Norwegian nature. Begin your journey in Oslo. Enjoy a spectacular train ride to the Art Nouveau town of Ålesund. Continue by cruise on the Geiranger Fjord, sailing past the waterfall “The Seven Sisters” to the small village of Geiranger. Spend two nights in the picturesque village of Loen. Visit the Briksdal Glacier, a part of the Jostedal Glacier National Park. The wild, powerful glacier swoops down from a height of 1200m to the lush, narrow Briksdal Valley. Finally, your journey ends in the colorful city of Bergen, capital of the fjords.

Day 1 OSLO
Arrive Oslo, transfer on your own to the hotel. From the Gardermoen Airport you may take the high-speed train directly to the Oslo Central Station. Short walking transfer to the hotel across the street. Overnight at the centrally located Opera Hotel.

After breakfast transfer on your own to Central Station for your early morning train to Åndalsnes. Continue by bus to Ålesund. Early evening arrival in the Art Noveau town, transfer on your own to the hotel. Evening at leisure to explore this colorful city. Overnight at the First Hotel Atlantica.


After breakfast, enjoy a 3.5-hour cruise on the Coastal Steamer along the rugged Norwegian coast line before turning into the Geiranger fjord. Pass spectacular scenery of snow capped mountains, waterfalls and quaint villages nestled along the shores. Afternoon arrival in the fjord village of Geiranger. Day at leisure. Overnight at the first class Union Hotel overlooking the harbor and village.

Breakfast at the hotel. This afternoon via ferry across the Geiranger Fjord to Hellesylt. Continue by bus to Loen. Overnight at the fabulous Alexandra Hotel.

Day 5 LOEN (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend your entire day at leisure. Participate in one of the many activities offered by the hotel. Perhaps a drive through the enchanting Oldedal Valley to Fjellstova from where you can walk or ride in a “trollcar” or just relax and pamper yourself with a spa treatment!  Overnight at the Alexandra Hotel.

After breakfast, continue by motor coach to Bergen. Afternoon arrival, transfer on your own to the hotel. Day at leisure to explore the colorful fjord capital Overnight at the Hotel Augustin, ideally located in the city center near the waterfront.

Day 7 BERGEN (B)
Enjoy breakfast before checking out.

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Departure Dates 2006
Daily, 02 May - 30 September
Prices in US Dollars
The Prominent Route, 7 days
Per person in double room 1,445
Single Supplement 405
Triple, 3rd person in double room 1,045
Fjord view upgrade, per person 125


  • 6 nights first class hotel accommodations

  • Scandinavian breakfast buffet daily

  • Train, Oslo - Åndalsnes

  • 2nd class seat reservation

  • Bus, Åndalsnes - Ålesund

  • Coastal Steamer, Ålesund - Geiranger

  • Ferry, Geiranger - Hellesylt

  • Bus, Hellesylt - Loen

  • Bus, Loen - Bergen

  • Taxes & services

Not Included

  • Airfare & airport taxes

  • Transfers

  • Gratuities

  • Optional excursion to Briksdal Glacier*

  • Personal insurance / personal items

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • $ 25 Service fee

* Briksdal Glacier excursion: $ 130 per person

  Includes Bus to/from Loen and ride in “trollcar” to the Briksdal Glacier


Add-ons: Tour Options
Please note:
The services are based on public transportation and are on an individual basis.
No tour leader is provided.

Continuing from Bergen, you now have the option to extend your holidays and visit the fairytale castles of Denmark! Enjoy the fabulous overnight cruise on Color Line on the new route from Bergen / Stavanger to Hirtshals in Denmark! Easy connections to Aarhus and Copenhagen!


List of Hotels

Night 1

Opera Hotel

Oslo / Norway


Night 2

First Hotel Atlantica

Ålesund / Norway


Night 3

Union Hotel

Geiranger / Norway


Night 4 & 5

Hotel Alexandra

Loen / Norway

Night 6

Hotel Augustin

Bergen / Norway


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