The small picturesque village of Flåm, is situated innermost in the Aurlandsfjord and is home of the Flåm Railway.
Flåm is nestled innermost in the Aurlandsfjord, an arm of the 204-km long and up to 1308-meter-deep Sognefjord. Flåm is the end station of the popular Flåm Railway, which is included in several of our popular round trips.
Getting to Flåm
There are several excellent and exciting ways of getting to Flåm on one of our Nutshell tours. The Norway in a nutshell® tour can be started from Bergen or Oslo, but you can also get to Flåm from Voss or Geilo. Another option is taking the Sognefjord route to Flåm on the Sognefjord in a nutshell™ tour.
Active in Flåm
Visiting Flåm means a variety of exciting activities to choose from. Here you may join a fast-paced RIB tour on the UNESCO World Heritage Site Nærøyfjorden, or get to taste the unique tastes of the locally made cheese in the cheese village Undredal.
If a quiet experience is preferred, then a guided kayak tour on the fjord is spot on. You won`t get any closer to the fjord and the untouched nature when you paddle on the mighty fjord surrounded by high mountains and deep valleys. In for a spectacular experience? Sliding down Flåmsdalen on the longest Zipline in Northern Europe is an adrenaline kick for sure.
If you are visiting Flåm on one of our Nutshell tours, you can easily add activities and overnight stays here.
The Navvies` Road
This trail between Haugastøl and Flåm, used by Rallarane who constructed the Bergen Railway, is the most beautiful and exciting biking trip that Norway has to offer. On this trip, you ride through amazing and dramatic nature, with steep hills, majestic waterfalls, stunning viewpoints, and a lot of places to stop for a rest. At the end of the trail in Flåm, the «after-bike» is a popular meeting place for tired bodies. This small village has its own brewery and a visit to Ægir is compulsory for beer enthusiasts.
The Flåm Railway
Visitors to Flåm should definitely take a ride on Flåmsbana, one of the world's most beautiful train journeys. Flåmsbana is a part of our Norway in a nutshell® tour, packed with amazing nature and landscapes to enjoy.
Did you know that Flåm and Nærøyfjordenserved as inspiration for the popular Disney movie Frozen? Visit Flåm in the winter and find out why!
It is impossible to get bored in Flåm!