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Geiranger - things to do by Norway's most famous fjord

Welcome to one of the best places to visit in Norway!
Surrounded by majestic mountains, cascading waterfalls, and pristine nature, Geiranger lies right by the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Geirangerfjord.
Beautiful Geiranger, Norway
Skageflå mountain fram -Geirangerfjorden - Geiranger, Norway
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We give you the best tips on what to do when visiting one of the world´s most famous fjord villages.

4 things to do in Geiranger:

  1. Experience spectacular fjord scenery
  2. Enjoy an action-packed adventure
  3. Secure the perfect Instagram picture
  4. Explore the quaint village of Geiranger

Experience more with UNESCO Geirangerfjord in a Nutshell™

This world-famous fjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and on many people's bucket list. The tour includes some of the finest nature in Norway. Discover the Romsdal Alps and the tight bends on Trollstigen, 'The Troll Road'. The tour includes a boat trip to beautiful Geiranger and Geirangerfjord – the crown jewel of the Norwegian fjords.


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1. Experience spectacular fjord scenery

A tour on the fjord brings you close to beautiful nature, including the Seven Sisters Waterfall, and scenic mountains.
Glide past traditional farms clinging onto the mountainsides in places it is hard to imagine people could settle.
You can choose from several different fjord cruises and fast-paced RIB boat trips. If you want to get even closer to the fjord, kayaking is an ideal way to soak up all the impressions.
Explore the powerful mountains and waterfalls from a kayak on the Geirangerfjord. Geiranger Fjordservice
You can also ride the ferry from Geiranger to Hellesylt, a good option if you're driving.
Car ferry Geiranger - Hellesylt, The bridal veil - Geirangerfjord - Norway
A trip with car ferry in Geiranger is truly unique. Øyvind heen

2. Enjoy an action-packed adventure

If you are feeling adventurous, you might want to head to nearby Valldal, where you can join a wet and wild trip down the rapids of the Valldøl river.
Explore an exciting and challenging trail involving rappelling, cliff jumping into the river, via ferrata climbing, a zip line, swimming, and more!
Join a multi-adventure with rappelling, cliff jumping, climbing, a zip line and much more. Valldal Naturopplevingar AS

The best things to do in Geiranger

Book an exciting activity as part of your Nutshell tour or as a stand-alone booking. Check out our exciting collection below!

3. Secure the perfect Instagram picture

Geiranger is a dream destination for Instagramers. Here, you have stunning Instagram spots wherever you turn.
The panoramic views from Flydalsjuvet and Dalsnibba mountains will impress even the most well-travelled globetrotter.
View of the Geirangerfjord - Geiranger, Norway
The Geirangerfjord is Instagrammable from any angle. Camilla Nordvik

Places to Visit near the Geirangerfjord

4. Explore the quaint village of Geiranger

Nestled by the fjord, Geiranger offers more than just incredible nature. Make sure to spend some time strolling through the village, visiting its inviting cafés and shops.
Blue bike in Geiranger, Norway
In Geiranger, you don´t need a car. Stroll through the streets and stop by the local stores. Instagram.com/beautifulxnorway
You can also check in to a comfortable overnight stay at the historical Hotel Union where you can relax in its spa. Nothing beats a dip in its outdoor pool, urrounded by some of the most beautiful mountain scenery in the world.
Hotel Union Geiranger is full of history. ©Hotel Union

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How do I get to Geiranger and the Geirangerfjord?

Geiranger is located in the west. The nearest city is Ålesund, offering numerous connections by air and road.
We then suggest to book the UNESCO Geirangerfjord in a nutshell™ tour. Make the trip your own by spending time exploring the different destinations and adding activities and overnight stays along the way.

Geiranger, Norway

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