Norway in a Nutshell®
A 4 night, self-guided independent short break in Norway by train, bus and boat taking in Oslo, Bergen and the fjords as well as the famous Flamsbana steam railway on the full day Norway in a Nutshell ® tour.
Price from: €989 pp sharing (plus taxes)
Activities: Norway in a Nutshell ® full day tour
Destinations: Oslo, Bergen
Season: Summer, Winter
Types: Independent Travel Holiday, Short Break Holiday, Couples, Groups, Solo Travellers
Remember, this itinerary may be used as a guide only. We are happy to adapt it to best meet your preferences. Changes to the cost will apply.
Day 1: Fly from Dublin to Norway’s capital city of Oslo where you stay for 2 nights.
Day 2: At leisure to explore Oslo. Attractions include the Kon-Tiki Museum, the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Fram Polar Exploration Museum and the Folkpark.
Day 3: Today you experience one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world, the Oslo-Bergen Railway, followed by one of the highlights of the trip, the breath-taking Flåm Railway. The route from the mountain station of Myrdal down to Flåm deep in the fjord takes around one hour. On the way you stop at the thundering waterfall at Kjosfossen. From Flåm you continue by boat along the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord, the narrowest fjord in Europe, which is included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Disembarking at Gudvangen you travel by coach up the spectacular bends of Stalheimskleiva, Northern Europe’s steepest stretch of road, offering some spectacular at the top. You then heading to Voss from where you continue your train journey to Bergen where you stay for 2 nights.
Day 4: Bergen is a great city to explore on foot. Start in the harbour and visit the Fish Market, then wander among the cobbled streets and ancient store fronts on the old quayside in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Bryggen. Or take the funicular railway up Mount Floyen to get amazing views over the city.
Day 5: Fly home from Bergen to Dublin.
Note: This itinerary sometimes operates in reverse.
Recommended Departures: 01 May – 30 September 2019
This package is available year round. During the winter months, Oct – Apr, the cost is slightly reduced.
Adult from: May – Sep €989 pp sharing (plus taxes) (slightly cheaper Oct – Apr)
Single Supplement: €190
Return flights Dublin/Norway
One 20kg checked bag per person
2 nights B&B in a 3* hotel in Oslo
Bergen Railway train (Oslo to Bergen)
Norway in a Nutshell® day tour (Flamsbana train, standard boat & bus)
2 nights B&B in a 3* hotel in Bergen.
Full information pack including maps, guide books and tour brief.
Meals other than as stated
Air taxes (from approx €58 pp)
Transfers in Norway
Travel insurance (required)
This itinerary can be modified if required by adding more days in Oslo, Bergen or stopovers in Geilo, Flam, Vatnahalsen or Voss in the fjord region from €95 per person.
Upgrade to the ‘Premium Boat’ for the 2 hour fjord boat trip during Norway in a Nutshell tour for an extra €12 per person.
Add the Explore Hardangerfjord full day tour including one extra night in Bergen from €275 per person sharing (available from 1st May – 30th September 2019).
Upgrade to 4* hotels (priced on request).
Stop-overs in Copenhagen and/or Stockholm may be added. Changes to the cost will apply.
Prices correct at time of print (Nov 2018). E&OE.
Subject to availability at time of booking.
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Image credits: Terje Rakke, Nordic Life, Sonia Arrepia, Visit Norway