Oslo, Bergen, & Norway in a Nutshell

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Oslo, Bergen, & Norway in a Nutshell

Highlights Include:

  • Traveling the famous Norway in a Nutshell route, including the Flåmsbana and Nærøyfjord
  • Sightseeing in historic Bergen, the entrance to the fjords
  • Time at leisure to enjoy the fascinating Norwegian capital, Oslo

Photo: Morten Rakke/VisitFlåm

Tour Details

From: $1,959 per person | Single supplement from $317

Price includes transatlantic airfare from New York (please inquire for pricing from your US departure city)

7 days

2023 Departures:  Daily, All Year

Experience two of Norway’s great cities and the fjord country in between. Begin in Norway’s capital, Oslo, a city steeped in history, yet very cosmopolitan. Travel the famous Norway in a Nutshell route west to Bergen, Norway’s second largest city. Bergen is known as the gateway to the fjords of Norway.

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This is a sample independent itinerary. Our Destination Specialists will work with you to create an itinerary to meet your preferences.

Day 1Departure from US

Day 2Arrive Oslo, Norway

Transfer into city via the airport train. The rest of your day will be spent at leisure adjusting to the time difference, and getting acquainted with Norway’s capital. Overnight in Oslo

Day 3Norway’s Capital City, Oslo | Meals: B

Explore Oslo on your own today. Oslo is a nature centric city, with greenery and wooded areas never far away. Besides enjoying these spaces, it is recommended to take the ferry down to the island Bygdøy to see several museums there including the outdoor Norsk Folkemuseum (with stave church). Another suggestion is a stroll through Vigelandsparken, the largest single artist sculpture garden in the world. Pack a small bag for tomorrow night and leave the rest of your luggage with hotel reception. Porter service will be by early tomorrow morning to transport it directly to your Bergen hotel. Overnight in Oslo

Day 4Norway in a Nutshell to Flåm | Meals: B

Depart this morning (with overnight bag) from Oslo Central Station, beginning your Norway in a Nutshell journey. Travel by train to the small, mountain station of Myrdal. After a short layover, transfer to the famous Flåmsbana (Flåm Railway). This hour-long historic train ride will take you on a beautiful journey into the fjord valley, slowing down and even stopping at the most scenic spots. Arrive in the fjord village of Flåm where you will be spending the night. Walk the short distance to your hotel for check in and enjoy your evening in this cozy town. Overnight in Flåm

Day 5Norway in a Nutshell to Bergen | Meals: B

Time to relax or hike/walk and explore Flåm on your own before your boat departs. Cast off from Flåm for a two hour fjord cruise through the UNESCO World Heritage listed Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen. From there, enjoy a one hour bus ride through the countryside to Voss. Board the train again for the last leg of your journey to Bergen. Transfer independently from the train station to your hotel, meeting up again with your luggage. Overnight in Bergen

Day 6Lovely Coastal Bergen | Meals: B

Spend the day sightseeing in Bergen. A hike or Fløibanen Funicular journey up to the top of Mount Fløyen is a must for first-time visitors to the city. There is great shopping in the old Hanseatic wharf Bryggen, as well as numerous fascinating museums and historic sights to be found today. Overnight in Bergen

Day 7Depart Bergen, Norway | Meals: B

Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer via bus to the airport for your return flight to the US – or extend your stay in Scandinavia!

Included
  • Transatlantic airfare from New York including government taxes & fuel surcharges
    (please inquire for pricing from your US departure city)
  • Five nights’ accommodation
  • Airport transfers as indicated
  • Meals as indicated (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
  • Norway in a Nutshell, Oslo-Bergen
  • Porter Service, Oslo-Bergen
Not Included
  • Additional airline fees, such as meals, seat reservations, luggage costs
  • Travel insurance, recommended
  • Fees for passports
  • Transfers, sightseeing, activities, meals, and beverages not specified
  • Luggage handling at airports and hotels
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, spa services, internet, phone, etc.
Notes
  • This itinerary can be done in reverse order, beginning in Bergen
  • Norway in a Nutshell includes Stalheimskleiva road with its hairpin turns only from May – September, and only descending to Gudvangen
  • Cruise to Bygdøy in Oslo is available March – October
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