Norway: Magnificent Norway Fjords Holiday and Mountains Retreat
Our Norway Fjords Holiday lets you experience the best of west Norway
What Makes Me Mighty Fine
- Fascinating, eight day, summer, self drive tour, exploring Norway’s beautiful fjords and mountains
- Follow our popular itinerary, spending two nights in Bergen and five nights in Skei
- See the largest glacier in mainland Europe
- Take in stunning views of the magnificent Geirangerfjord
- Explore Bergen at leisure
- Extend your break with the optional Norway in a Nutshell tour to Oslo
Norway is most famous for its incredible landscapes, piercing blue skies, stunning mountains and beautiful fjords. During this exceptional self drive Norway Fjords holiday you will experience some of the world’s most inspiring sights. Drive along breathtaking mountain roads, see the longest fjord on earth and discover charming hillside villages enveloped by unparalleled views.
The architecture of western Norway enhances the already striking countryside with its unique charm, and the villages and towns let you delve into fascinating cultural traditions. During the summer, lingering days melt into light evenings, making hiking, cycling and fishing popular pastimes. With a suggested itinerary and a hire car, your time is your own on this fabulous Norway Fjords holiday. Indeed, in addition to the amazing array of attractions you will be visiting, there are so many opportunities to pull up at the roadside and photograph the stunning scenery that surrounds you.
Staying in quality hotels in Bergen and Skei, there's a comfortable bed awaiting you at the end of each exciting day. If you want to extend your Norway Fjords holiday, why not add the Norway in a Nutshell tour to the end of your break? With an extra two nights in Oslo, this fabulous addition comprises a trip on the famous Flåm railway, a scenic cruise along the Sognefjord and a journey over the Gaular Mountain.
To experience the wonder of Norway for yourself, see the itinerary below and start planning the adventure of a lifetime.
Like a longer, self drive tour? Try the Norwegian Fjords and Mountain Self Drive Adventure where you'll spend two weeks exploring the fjords and mountains of Norway as you travel from Bergen to Oslo at your own pace.
Still in need of guidance? Check out our Norwegian holiday ideas or call our helpful travel team on 0333 800 2033 to find your perfect break in Norway.
Day 1 - Bergen
Arrive in the cultural city of Bergen and check into the Clarion Airport Hotel for the first night of your Norway Fjords holiday. Take time to explore beautiful Bergen during an evening stroll, admiring the archirecture and soaking up the atmosphere.
Day 2 - Skei
Having collected your hire car this morning, why not discover Bergen in the daytime, calling in on Troldhaugen (home of Edvard Grieg), Rosenkrantz Tower, Bergenhus Fortress, Bryggen and Mount Fløyen? In the afternoon on your Norway Fjords holiday, drive to Skei, taking in Gulen (home to the magnificent Sognefjord), Lavik, Valheim and Førde en route. Checking into the Hotel Skei, there may be time to admire the glistening Lake Jølster before dinner.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Fjærland
Drive to Fjærland today, close to the Jostedalsbreen - the largest glacier on mainland Europe. Book yourself on a glacier tour and find out more about the history of Norway at the Glacier Museum. This is one day you certainly won't want to forget your camera!Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - Geirangerfjord
Today on your Norway Fjords holiday, take a captivating drive through the Våtedal valley, over the Utvik Mountain and along the breathtaking Nordfjord to Hellesylt where you can book a cruise down the Geirangerfjord. Marvel at the celebrated Seven Sisters, Suitor and Bridal Veil waterfalls which surge down the lush fjord sides. Continue to Mount Dalsnibba where you will be greeted with awesome views of Geirangerfjord. Return to Skei, via Grotli, Hjelle and past Lake Oppstryn.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 - Briksdal
Briskdal is the destination of choice on day five of your Norway Fjords holiday. People travel from all over the world to Jostedalsbreen National Park to see this famous glacier 'arm' set between roaring waterfalls and high peaks. Walk through the Briksdalen valley up to the glacier or take one of the "Trollcars".Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 - Sandane
The itinerary for your Norway Fjords holiday takes you to Sandane today to visit the Nordfjord Folk Museum and the Gimmestad Church which dates back to 1692. Returning to Skei, stop at Reed to enjoy the superb views, visit the Norwegian Horse Centre and pop into the village of Byrkjelo.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 - Bergen
You'll drive back to Bergen today on your Norway Fjords holiday, taking in the beautiful views and stopping off at your favourite destinations along the way. Returning your hire car, you will stay overnight in Bergen.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 8 - Departure or Norway in a Nutshell
Your Norway Fjords holiday comes to an end today. Those opting for the eight day tour will fly back to the UK whilst travellers who want to extend their experience can join the Norway in a Nutshell tour. Starting with a journey over the Gaular Mountain to Balestrand, this day long excursion includes a scenic cruise along the Sognefjord to Flåm where you will ride on its famous railway to Myrdal to board the train to Oslo. Customers will then fly home from the Norwegian capital on day 10.Meals included:Breakfast
- Return international flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request)
- Six days' car hire based on a VW Golf (upgrade details on request)
- Seven nights' accommodation in local standard hotels on the Bergen to Bergen round trip
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)
Please call our friendly advisors on 0333 800 2033 for pricing on this holiday.