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Norwegian Fjords

The mighty landscape of the Norwegian coast has inspired legends and drawn in explorers for thousands of years. Aboard your Norwegian Fjords cruise you will enjoy the perfect vantage point from which to experience this remarkable place, where mirror flat waters are broken by towering, forest covered mountains that scrape an azure blue sky or disappear into the haze of mist and clouds. This is a timeless region of stillness and immense power and beauty. See small fishing villages where generations have made this wild place home, and stop in scenic towns like Bergen and the unimaginably picturesque Nordfjord. On your way to the remote northern islands look out for the fjord land’s wildlife like polar bears, puffins and sea eagles. A Norwegian Fjords cruise takes you to the heart of a truly unique region.

What you’ll love most about Norwegian Fjords

  • Take a scenic boat tour through the fjords, such as the Geirangerfjord or the Nærøyfjord, to admire the stunning landscapes and waterfalls
  • Explore the charming coastal towns, such as Bergen, Alesund, and Flåm, and their unique architecture, museums, and seafood cuisine
  • Take a train journey on the Flåm Railway, one of the world’s most scenic railways, and enjoy the stunning views of the fjords, waterfalls, and valleys
  • Visit the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, the largest glacier in mainland Europe, and hike or ski on the glacier
  • Take a fjord cruise to see the Northern Lights in the winter and experience the magical aurora borealis
  • Visit the stave churches, such as the Urnes Stave Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and learn about the traditional Norwegian architecture and art
  • Take a dip in the hot springs or spas, such as the Voss Resort Spa and the Aqualand water park, and relax in the natural hot water

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  • Stunning view of Geirangerfjord during summer, Norway

  • Nordfjord mountain village landscape in Norway

  • Winter dawn with the aurora borealis over Reine Lofoten in Northern Norway

  • Lysefjord, Norway in the summer

  • Red painted house in Hordaland's Hardangerfjord, Norway

  • Winter borealis scene above the Lofoten Islands

  • A summer's day in Sognefjord, Norway

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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