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Winter magic in the fjords on Norway's most popular tour

Norway in a nutshell® winter tour - Vision of the fjords on the UNESCO Nærøyfjord  - Flåm, Norwegen
On deck aboard Vision of the fjords - Norway in a nutshell® winter tour - Flåm, Norway
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Norway in a Nutshell® – Winter edition

Experience breathtaking winter landscape on one of the world’s most spectacular fjords! The Norway in a Nutshell tour brings you to the fjords of Norway in a responsible way, including on emission-free transport.
Ride the rails on two of the top train journeys in the world and cruise the fjords on a quiet electric fjord cruise. Bundle up and enjoy snow-capped mountain peaks and frozen lakes!

Season: Available all year

Norway in a Nutshell® - Winter edition includes:

  • The narrow UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord and the Nærøy valley
  • Beautiful mountain landscapes in winter suit
  • The historic Flåmsbana, the Flåm Railway
  • Cascading waterfalls
  • The scenic Bergensbanen, the Bergen Railway
  • The fjord village Flåm
  • The option to add accommodation and activities
This legendary winter tour takes you close to Norway’s amazing UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery. You will also experience Europe’s top scenic rail journey through snow-topped mountains.
You can choose to start this tour in Oslo or Bergen, but you can also take just part of the trip by travelling from Voss, Geilo, or Flåm. Make the trip your own by spending time exploring the different destinations and adding activities and overnight stays along the way.
Need another good reason to visit in Norway in winter? This is Norway´s most popular tour, but there are fewer visitors and more space during the winter months. Have the fjords to yourself!
Vision of the fjords on the UNESCO Nærøyfjord - Norway in a nutshell® winter tour - Flåm, Norway
Join a winter fjord cruise on the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord, surrounded by mountain peaks rising 1,700-meter above the fjord. Glide through the freezing water in a quiet, sleek, zero-emission electric catamaran. Sverre Hjørnevik
Happy girl on the Flåm Railway - Norway
Ride the historic Flåm Railway for a spectacular experience. See steep mountainsides and waterfalls in winter dress. The train even makes a stop at the Kjosfossen waterfall. VisitFlåm/Jonny Akselsen
Experience Gudvangen on the Norway in a nutshell® winter tour by Fjord Tours - Gudvangen, Norway
Take a scenic bus ride through the UNESCO-listed Nærøy valley from the Viking village of Gudvangen, passing roaring waterfalls, small farms and stunning views on the way. Morten Normann Almeland
The Bergen Railway - Hardangervidda mountain plateau, Norway
Go on a winter adventure on the Bergen Railway, one of the world's best railway journeys. VY

Booking your tour

  • You can start the Norway in a Nutshell® tour from Oslo, Bergen, Flåm, Voss or Geilo.

  • Select you starting point, end point and date in the booking box to see available options.

  • Book you experience as a standard tour or customize it with activities and accommodation.


Winter cruise on the Nærøyfjord - Norway in a nutshell Winter tour - Flåm, Norway

Cruise the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord

  • Experience incredible scenery on one of the world’s narrowest fjords
  • See mountains towering up to 1,700 meters above.
    Pass scenic waterfalls
  • Glide quietly through dramatic fjord landscapes on an electric fjord cruise
The Flåm Railway - Sognefjord in a nutshell winter tour

Travel back in time on the Flåmsbana, the Flåm Railway

  • Called the world's most beautiful train journey by Lonely Planet
  • Ride through pristine and scenic Norwegian nature
  • One of the steepest railway lines in the world
  • A 20-km long historic train ride
  • A historic and unique train with original interiors
The Bergen Railway on Finse -Norway

Bergensbanen – one of the world's most scenic railways

  • A 500 km long railway line that runs from Bergen to Oslo
  • Frequently named one of the world's top train journeys
  • Northern Europe's highest altitude railway line
Nærøydalen down to Gudvangen - Gudvangen, Norway

Beautiful scenery in the Nærøydalen valley

  • See picturesque waterfalls and quaint farms
  • The Nærøydalen valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Good to know

Get ready for a Nutshell tour with Fjord Tours! Here you will find information that can be good to know before you start your tour.

Get the full winter experience

Witnessing the moon above the fjord and the twinkling lights from the villages that line the water is a spell-binding experience. Spend an extra night there to experience the unique blue winter light.
Discover some "kos" (coziness) indoors! Norwegians are experts at creating a wonderful atmosphere around the fireplace when temperatures drop. Taste a Viking dinner in Flåm or channel your inner Viking with a rejuvenating sauna session followed by a bracing swim in the fjord.
Take your time to enjoy the full experience of Norway in winter - both indoors and out!

Top activities on the Norway in a Nutshell® Winter tour

Book an exciting activity as part of your Nutshell tour. Some activities may require overnight stays during your tour. This is just a selection - see all activities during the booking process!

Get ready for winter in Norway