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Cruise the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord on Norway's most popular tour

Vision of the fjords- Gudvangen - Flåm, Norway - Norway in a nutshell® Family
Flåmsbana Myrdal - Flåm - Norway in a nutshell® Wintertour
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Norway in a Nutshell®

Discover breathtaking nature and one of the world's most spectacular fjords on this iconic tour. The Norway in a Nutshell® tour brings you close to stunning nature in a responsible way with 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.
Planing to take the tour during winter? Read more about our winter edition of the tour here!
  • Start from: Oslo, Bergen, Voss, Flåm or Geilo

  • Duration: One day or more

  • Personalize with: Activities and overnight stays

Season: Available all year

The Norway in a Nutshell® tour includes:

  • The narrow UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord and Nærøy valley
  • Beautiful mountain landscapes
  • The historic Flåmsbana, the Flåm Railway
  • Cascading waterfalls
  • The scenic Bergensbanen, the Bergen Railway
  • The charming fjord village of Flåm
  • The option to add accommodation and activities
This legendary low emission tour brings you close to Norway’s breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery. On top of that, you will also experience Europe’s top scenic rail journey.
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.
Experience the Nærøyfjord with electric "Vision of the fjords" on the Norway in a nutshell® tour by Fjord Tours
Enjoy a fjord cruise on the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord, surrounded by 1,700-meter mountain peaks. Glide through the water in a quiet, sleek, zero-emission electric catamaran.
The Flåm Railway - Sognefjord in a nutshell
Experience the historic Flåm Railway. See cascading waterfalls rushing down steep mountainsides and pass traditional farms on the hillsides.
Take a scenic bus ride through the UNESCO-listed Nærøydalen, the Nærøy valley, from the Viking village of Gudvangen, passing picturesque waterfalls, farms, and stunning views.
The scenic Bergen Railway between Oslo-Bergen, Norway
Ride the Bergen Railway, frequently named one of the world's best railway journeys.

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.


View of the Nærøyfjord - Gudvange, 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

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 between Oslo and Bergen - Sognefjorden in a nutshell by Fjord Tours

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

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.

Top activities on the Norway in a Nutshell­® 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!

Norway in a Nutshell® & Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell™

This round trip from Oslo combines two of our most popular tours: Norway in a Nutshell® and Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell™. You won’t miss any of Norway's highlights on this tour. If you're looking for an adventure starting and ending in Oslo - this is the tour for you!
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Want to see even more on your tour?

There are lots of things to experience in Norway. Learn more about how you can extend your tour.