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A relaxing cruise on the magnificent Sognefjord

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Sognefjord in a Nutshell - Flåmsbana Myrdal- Flåm, Norway
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Sognefjord in a Nutshell™

Cruise Norway's longest and deepest fjord, the stunning Sognefjord, combined with the famous Flåm Railway and Bergen Railway. A relaxing tour of beautiful fjord scenery.
  • Start from: Oslo, Bergen or Voss

  • Duration: One day or more

  • Personalize with: Activities and overnight stays

Season: 1 April - 31 October

The Sognefjord in a Nutshell™ tour includes:

Norway´s longest fjord and one of the world’s best train rides

Sognefjord in a Nutshell™ lets you experience everything from high mountain peaks to the water's edge. Travel in comfort through pristine nature on an unforgettable fjord cruise. See the world’s second longest fjord, the Sognefjord, in all its beauty!
You can choose to start this tour in Oslo, Bergen, or Voss. Make the trip your own by spending time exploring the different destinations and adding activities and overnight stays along the way.
Electric bus from Flåm to Stegastein, views of the mighty Sognefjord - Things to do Flåm, Norway
See soaring mountain peaks rising as high as 2,000 meters above the Sognefjord.
 Flåmsbana Myrdal- Flåm  - Sognefjord in a nutshell - Norway
The historic Flåm Railway takes you past high mountains and cascading waterfalls. Pass traditional farms on beautiful hillsides.
The Bergen Railway between Oslo and Bergen - Sognefjorden in a nutshell by Fjord Tours
Ride past beautiful mountain landscapes and see unique Norwegian nature on the Bergen Railway.
Fjord and snow capped mountains
Choose an overnight stay and visit tranquil Balestrand, an enchanting village by the fjord. Mingle with friendly locals and explore authentic cultural heritage.  

Booking your tour

  • You can start the Sognefjord in a Nutshell™ tour from Oslo, Bergen or Voss.

  • 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.


Aurland - Sognefjord in a nutshell, Norway

A fjord cruise on the Sognefjord

  • Norway's longest and deepest fjord
  • Mountain peaks towering 2,000 meters above the fjord
  • Visit the charming village of Flåm, nestled by the fjord
  • Includes the UNESCO-listed Aurlandsfjord
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

Good to know

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Top activities on the Sognefjord 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!

Sognefjord in a Nutshell™ & Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell™

This epic round trip from Oslo provides the best of Sognefjord in a Nutshell™ and Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell™ tour — welcome to incredible nature. Travel in comfort from Oslo to the very best fjord highlights!
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