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NORWAY - Oslo to Bergen self drive the best of Norwegian fjords and valleys (6 days)

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50 Degrees North - Norway, Finland and Iceland

Oslo, Norway to Bergen, Norway

Valid for Departures: 15 May 2022 - 30 Sep 2022
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Get the feel of Norway away from the city life and explore it’s quieter farm side. Beginning in Oslo, this independent tour explores the roads to Bergen with some spectacular views of the Norwegian fjords along the way.


This 6-day self-drive exploration will give you the best of Norwegian fjords and valleys. Beautiful accommodation along the way offers locally sourced food and don’t forget to stop in the famous bakery in Lom.

 


Day 1: Drive Oslo to Lillehammer - forests, valleys & huge views


Day 2: Drive from Lillehammer area to Lom area - raging rivers, boutique dining & National Parks


Day 3 & 4: Drive to Lusterfjord area - waterfalls, fjords & glaciers


Day 5: Voss area - charming villages, locally sourced dining & cozy stay


Day 6: Drive to Bergen - fish markets & harbour views

Itinerary

Day 1
Oslo, Norway

Hotel: Nermo Hotel
Meals: None

Day 1: Drive Oslo to Lillehammer - forests, valleys & huge views


Pick up your car from Oslo in the morning, and drive to the Lillehammer area (2-3h) in Oppland. Lillehammer are famous for hosting the Olympic games in 1994, and is still a popular area for skiers.


Just outside Lillehammer you can take the cable car to go for a hike and look out over the Gudbrandsdal valley. For the more adventurous person, rent a bike to try the downhill trails or visit one of the popular amusement parks in the area.


A stroll through Lillehammer town is also recommended. Visit Maihaugen Europe’s biggest open air museum just a short walk from the town center.

Day 2
Lom, Norway

Hotel: Fossheim Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 2: Drive from Lillehammer area to Lom area - raging rivers, boutique dining & National Parks


Continue the drive to Jotunheimen (2-3h) you can stop by in the Sjoa valley for a blast down the driver in a rafting boat or join in on a canyoning trip.

Day 3
Fjærland, Norway

Hotel: Fjærland Fjordstove Hotell
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 & 4: Drive to Lusterfjord area - waterfalls, fjords & glaciers


The drive will take you to Lusterfjord area through scenic routes and stunning fjords along the road. This area is packed with things to do;  go for a glacier walk, stop by in Skjolden for a hike or for paddle in a kayak. Rib boating is also an option.


You will spend two nights in this area.

Day 4
Fjærland, Norway

Hotel: Fjærland Fjordstove Hotell
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 & 4: Drive to Lusterfjord area - waterfalls, fjords & glaciers


The drive will take you to Lusterfjord area through scenic routes and stunning fjords along the road. This area is packed with things to do;  go for a glacier walk, stop by in Skjolden for a hike or for paddle in a kayak. Rib boating is also an option.


You will spend two nights in this area.

Day 5
Vossevangen, Norway

Hotel: Store Ringheim
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Voss area - charming villages, locally sourced dining & cozy stay


Leave the fjords behind and spend the day in the charming Voss. Break up the journey stopping by in Flåm for a tour on a cruicse boat getting close to the fjords, or take the worlds most spectacular train journey looking at stunning waterfalls, return to Flåm (3h).


 Explore this small town and try the local tastes, traditional style lamb meat ("smalahove" and "pinnakjøt"), sour cream porridge, and cured and seasoned meat, amongst other local and Norwegian specialties. Smalahove translates into "sheep head".

Day 6
Bergen, Norway

Hotel: None
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Drive to Bergen - fish markets & harbour views


Spend the day in Voss viewing the beautiful country from the horseback (optional). Continue the drive to the coastal city Bergen (1h45m) that will offer you the ideal combination of nature, culture and exhilarating city life. Bergen is a great place to continue with a coastal fjord journey.

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