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Flåm - In the heart of fjord Norway

How is it that a small fjord village with only 200-300 locals receives thousands of visitors every single year? Although its nature attractions are no doubt a major draw, Flåm has so much more to offer!
View of Flåm Village - Flåm, Norway
Summer in flåm, Norway
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3 things to do in Flåm

  1. Go on a fjord adventure
  2. Take Flåmsbana in combination with Flåm Zipline
  3. Take a tour to the amazing Stegastein viewpoint

1. Small fjord village - big fjord adventures

It may be small, but there is plenty to do in Flåm. We highly recommend an excursion to the Stegastein viewpoint where you have panoramic views of the Aurlandsfjord, one of the most beautiful fjords in Norway.
Stegastein viewpoint - Aurland, Norway
Stegastein Viewpoint gives a beautiful overview of Aurland
Join a fast-paced RIB tour of the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord and sample locally made cheeses in the nearby village of Undredal.
Join a rib tour in Flåm! Its is an excellent way to see the nature while getting an adrenalin kick
You won't get any closer to the untouched nature of the fjord than when you paddle on the past high mountains and deep valleys on a guided kayak tour.
Things to do in Flåm - 3 hour kayak trip on the Aurlandsfjord - Flåm, Norway
Get close to nature in Flåm while kayaking
Up for a spectacular experience? Flying down Flåmsdalen, the Flåm valley, on the longest Zipline in northern Europe is a serious adrenaline kick amid one of the best nature attractions you can experience in Flåm.
If you are visiting Flåm on one of our Nutshell tours, you can easily add activities and overnight accommodation.

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2. The Flåm Railway and Flåm Zipline

If you visit Flåm, you should definitely take a ride on the Flåm Raiway. The scenic ride has often been named one of the world's most beautiful train journeys, including by Lonely Planet.
Experience the famous Flam Railway on the famous Norway in a nutshell® tour by Fjord Tours
Jump on the Flåm Railway and get an experience for life!
Take the Flåm Railway in kombination with the Flåm Zipline you will have a thrilling adventure! Throw yourself off the deck and fly through the beautiful valley at speeds reaching 100 km/h! During the zipline tour, you get a feeling of flying through the wild and beautiful nature.
After some relaxation, you pick up your bike and head down to Flåm on a bike ride through the scenic Flam valley.
Experience the Flåm Railway on several of our Nutshell tours.

3. Explore Stegastein

Travel green and experience the stunning Stegastein viewpoint on this guided sightseeing tour from Flåm with an electric bus, and explore the Aurlandsfjord from above!
Stegastein in Aurland - Sognefjord in a nutshell - Norway
Experience the amazing Stegastein viewpoint
The Stegastein viewpoint is a 30 meter long and 4-meter wide construction made of steel and laminated pine.
On the way up the steep mountainside towards Stegastein, you will have a scenic view over the beautiful Aurlandsfjord and the surrounding mountains. On the platform 650 meters above sea level, you will have panoramic views of the Aurlandsfjord, Aurlandsvangen and the mountains.
After a stop on the top of around 25 minutes, the trip returns back to Flåm.

How to get to Flåm

The fjord village of Flåm is nestled innermost in the Aurlandsfjord, an arm of the 204-km Sognefjord in Western Norway. Get there on several of our Nutshell tours. Our Norway in a nutshell tour starts in Bergen or Oslo, but you can also get to Flåm from Voss or Geilo.
Electric fjord cruise on the Nærøyfjord - Go Viking with Fjord Tours , Flåm , Norway
Enjoy a a scenic fjord cruise in Flåm
Another option is taking the Sognefjord route to Flåm on the Sognefjord in a nutshell™ tour.
These tours also include a scenic fjord cruise. We recommend that you book an overnight stay to explore all the exciting things to do in Flåm.

Don't miss these nearby attractions

Gudvangen and Undredal, two other villages that are definitely worth a visit are near Flåm. Undredal is home to Scandinavia's smallest stave church and unique local cheeses.
Gudvangen  fjord village - Car ferry Gudvangen - Kaupanger. Norway
Gudvangen village
Gudvangen is famous for Viking Valley, a village where you can wander among the old buildings and see real-life Vikings in period costume.
We look forward to welcoming you to Flåm and the fjords of Norway!

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Our most popular tour shows you the very best of Norway. See the stunning UNESCO-listed fjords. Ride the Bergen Railway and the Flåm Railway, two of the world's most scenic railway lines. The tour includes a visit to several traditional villages, where it's well worth spending an extra night. You can take the tour in a single day, but we recommend taking longer to experience even more.


  • Incredible scenery
  • A fjord cruise on the magnificent Nærøyfjord
  • The scenic Bergen Railway and the historic Flåm Railway
  • The quaint villages of Flåm and Gudvangen
  • Start in Oslo, Bergen, Voss, Geilo, or Flåm
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Enjoy a fjord cruise on the spectacular Sognefjord, the second longest fjord in the world. Experience two of the world’s most beautiful train rides, the Flåm Railway and Bergen Railway.
The trip can be completed in a single day but is best when combined with an overnight stay in Flåm or Balestrand.


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