Intimate Norway

TRAVEL PERIOD: 01.05.2022 – 30.09.2022

Duration: 9 Days – 8 Nights
summer
fit

Golden Route

This tour will allow you to discover Norway in the most intimate way. We have combined the splendor of the fjords to hotels full of history to create your dream holidays in Norway. Enjoy the delightful Norwegian scenery, local delicacies and the warm and friendly welcome at charming hotels. Breathe the fresh air of the fjords, listen to the birds, look at the cherry blossom, taste good local food – just feel, this is Norway.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival in Oslo Welcome to Oslo, Norway’s biggest city and capital for more then 700 years. The history of Oslo dates back to the middle ages and the city is located at the Oslofjord and surrounded by forest. Accommodation in 3* hotel in Oslo city center
  • Day 2: Oslo – Balestrand Today, you will leave Oslo and take the train to Myrdal and then the famous Flamsbana to Flåm. Flamsbana is a spectacular train journey that offers a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. You will then take the boat to Balestrand and discover the Sognefjord, the longest open fjord in the world.
  • Day 3: Balestrand After breakfast, you will have your day at leisure in one of the cutest villages in the fjord – calm and serene, Balestrand will charm you. Go for a walk or visit a glacier (excursion not included) and relax in your hotel which has so many stories to tell.
  • Day 4: Balestrand – Bergen After breakfast, you will depart by boat to Bergen, the capital of the fjords. You will spend the day at leisure. What has made Bergen known around the world is its charm and atmosphere. Wander along the Fish Market and mingle with the masses as they go about their daily life.
  • Day 5: Bergen – Lofthus After breakfast, you will leave for Lofthus, first by bus to Norheimsund and then by boat to Lofthus. Depending on the timetable, you might spend your afternoon in Norheimsund – situated at the heart of Hardanger, the natural starting point for your stay in Hardanger. In the afternoon, you will take a boat and arrive in Lofthus where a dinner and a room with fjord view will wait for you.
  • Day 6: Lofthus After breakfast, you will have your entire day at leisure. We recommend to visit the church from where you will have a beautiful view on Folgefonna glacier, have a look to Edvard Grieg’s Composer Cabin in your hotel’s garden or wander in the fruit tree fields.
  • Day 7: Lofthus – Rosendal Today, you will travel by bus to Rosendal via Odda. The village is especially known for the Barony Rosendal, a historic estate and manor house located in the village. If you walk in the village you will also see the Kvinnherad Church, a white, stone church that was built during the 13th century.
  • Day 8: Rosendal – Bergen After breakfast, it is time to return to Bergen by boat where you will spend the rest of the day at leisure.
  • Day 9: Departure Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the morning to explore the fascinating city of Bergen. Departure according to your own itinerary.

Services included:

Accommodation
• 1 night in a centrally located hotel in Oslo with breakfast
• 2 nights in a centrally located hotel in Balestrand with breakfast and dinner
• 2 nights in a centrally located hotel in Bergen with breakfast
• 2 nights in a centrally located hotel in Lofthus with breakfast and dinner
• 1 night in a centrally located hotel in Rosendal with breakfast

Transport & Transfers
• Flam – Balestrand
• Balestrand – Bergen
• Norheimsund – Eidfjord – Lofthus
• Rosendal – Bergen
• Lofthus – Rosendal
• Bergen – Norheimsund
• Oslo – Myrdal
• Myrdal – Flam

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© Photo by Bergen

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival in Oslo Welcome to Oslo, Norway’s biggest city and capital for more then 700 years. The history of Oslo dates back to the middle ages and the city is located at the Oslofjord and surrounded by forest. Accommodation in 3* hotel in Oslo city center
  • Day 2: Oslo – Balestrand Today, you will leave Oslo and take the train to Myrdal and then the famous Flamsbana to Flåm. Flamsbana is a spectacular train journey that offers a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. You will then take the boat to Balestrand and discover the Sognefjord, the longest open fjord in the world.
  • Day 3: Balestrand After breakfast, you will have your day at leisure in one of the cutest villages in the fjord – calm and serene, Balestrand will charm you. Go for a walk or visit a glacier (excursion not included) and relax in your hotel which has so many stories to tell.
  • Day 4: Balestrand – Bergen After breakfast, you will depart by boat to Bergen, the capital of the fjords. You will spend the day at leisure. What has made Bergen known around the world is its charm and atmosphere. Wander along the Fish Market and mingle with the masses as they go about their daily life.
  • Day 5: Bergen – Lofthus After breakfast, you will leave for Lofthus, first by bus to Norheimsund and then by boat to Lofthus. Depending on the timetable, you might spend your afternoon in Norheimsund – situated at the heart of Hardanger, the natural starting point for your stay in Hardanger. In the afternoon, you will take a boat and arrive in Lofthus where a dinner and a room with fjord view will wait for you.
  • Day 6: Lofthus After breakfast, you will have your entire day at leisure. We recommend to visit the church from where you will have a beautiful view on Folgefonna glacier, have a look to Edvard Grieg’s Composer Cabin in your hotel’s garden or wander in the fruit tree fields.
  • Day 7: Lofthus – Rosendal Today, you will travel by bus to Rosendal via Odda. The village is especially known for the Barony Rosendal, a historic estate and manor house located in the village. If you walk in the village you will also see the Kvinnherad Church, a white, stone church that was built during the 13th century.
  • Day 8: Rosendal – Bergen After breakfast, it is time to return to Bergen by boat where you will spend the rest of the day at leisure.
  • Day 9: Departure Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the morning to explore the fascinating city of Bergen. Departure according to your own itinerary.

Services included:

Accommodation
• 1 night in a centrally located hotel in Oslo with breakfast
• 2 nights in a centrally located hotel in Balestrand with breakfast and dinner
• 2 nights in a centrally located hotel in Bergen with breakfast
• 2 nights in a centrally located hotel in Lofthus with breakfast and dinner
• 1 night in a centrally located hotel in Rosendal with breakfast

Transport & Transfers
• Flam – Balestrand
• Balestrand – Bergen
• Norheimsund – Eidfjord – Lofthus
• Rosendal – Bergen
• Lofthus – Rosendal
• Bergen – Norheimsund
• Oslo – Myrdal
• Myrdal – Flam

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