Norway: Twin Centre City Break with Norway in a Nutshell Rail Journey
Opt for our Norway Twin Centre break and begin your jouney in Bergen before travelling to Oslo
What Makes Me Mighty Fine
- A seven day, twin centre, summer break to Bergen and Oslo, featuring a journey on the Flam Railway
- Spend three nights in Bergen and three in Oslo, exploring at you own pace
- Take the world famous ‘Norway in a Nutshell’ tour and travel by rail, road and fjord, admiring some stunning natural attractions
- Revel in the amazing views as you travel on the world famous Flam Railway and sail on the beautiful Gudvangen fjord
Explore the exciting cities of Bergen and Oslo on this outstanding Norway Twin Centre tour. As you take a breathtaking journey between the two major cities, you will witness some of Norway’s most exciting highlights. During your Norway Twin Centre tour, you will travel on the renowned Flåm Railway and cruise though the fjords, allowing you to soak up the glorious scenery. Along the Stalheimskleiva, which is Northern Europe’s most precipitous stretch of road, you will have astounding panoramic views of the lush valley below. Look out for the small farms which grasp at the sides of the steep majestic mountains and dramatic waterfalls that cascade down the rugged rocks on this Norway Twin Centre tour.
You can relax safe in the knowledge that the hotels at Bergen and Oslo are deluxe in quality and ideally centrally located for your convenience. There is an abundance of attractions and places of historical and cultural interest that you can discover on the Norway Twin Centre tour. From remarkable museums and the science discovery centre to the amusement park and aquarium, there are a whole host of activities which are suitable for visitors of all ages on the Norway Twin Centre tour. You may want to take advantage of the friendly service provided at Fresco Hall which is Oslo’s tourist information centre. Not only do they offer helpful advice, but the beautiful building is adorned with intricate murals which are considered to be one of Norway’s national treasures. Browse through the itinerary of the Norway Twin Centre tour for further information.
Looking for a similar break with a longer fjord cruise? Check out our Best from East to West itinerary!
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Day 1 - Arrive in Bergen
Arrive in Bergen where you will spend the following three nights at the Clarion Admiral Hotel. The hotel is situated in the centre of Bergen and many of its rooms offer unparalleled views of the wharf here. You should also be able to see beautiful Mount Fløyen - one of the most visited peaks on our Norway Twin Centre tour.
Day 2 - Free Time in Bergen
Bergen is Norway’s second largest city and home to a wide variety of interesting and cultural attractions. If you are a lover of all things aquatic, you may want to visit Bergen Aquarium during your Norway Twin Centre tour to see its great collection of marine life. There will also be time to pick up some souvenirs from the fabulous shops and market stalls here and, of course, enjoy the charming, local architecture, perhaps stopping off at the famous fish market to enjoy a portion of the succulent shrimps on offer here.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 3 - Free time in Bergen
If you are an enthusiastic hiker, you may want to tackle the four hour trek to the summit of Mount Ulriken - the highest mountain in Bergen - on your Norway Twin Centre tour. For the less energetic, there is a cable car to take you to the unique viewpoints where you can admire the landscape through one of the ideally positioned telescopes. Why not quench your thirst at the mountain café with a cold glass of local beer or indulge in one of the delicious meals on offer. Occasionally, outdoor concerts are held at the peak of Mount Ulriken, adding even more sparkle to your Norway Twin Centre tour.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 4 - Norway in a Nutshell Tour
Today, you will take an exhilarating twelve hour journey over land and water to Oslo, which lies between Oslo Fjord and the verdant hills of Oslomarka.
Admire the mountainous terrain on a train journey from Bergen to Voss. Voss is situated in the centre of Fjord Norway and it is from here that you will embark on a wonderful bus tour through Stalheim. Relax in comfort and absorb outstanding views of the Nærøydalen Valley and some of Norway’s most fabulous waterfalls. Your Norway Twin Centre tour continues by boat from Gudrangen, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage list and is home to Europe’s narrowest fjordset. Passing through Aurland, you will arrive at Flåm and transfer to the great Flåm Railway. Experience the magnificent scenery as you wind in and out of the 20 hand-built tunnels which steer you through Myrdal to your final destination of Oslo on day four of your Norway Twin Centre tour.
For the next three nights you will stay at the Thon Hotel Opera in Oslo.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 5 - Oslo at Leisure
The Norwegian capital welcomes you with a delightful combination of lively city life and rural activities. Oslo is packed with interesting museums and awe-inspiring galleries, offering so much to see and do on your Norway Twin Centre tour.
Your hotel, the Rica Grand, is a prominent landmark in the city centre, famed for its elegance and style. It is nestled between the Norwegian parliament building and the Royal Palace, and is within walking distance of most of the cultural attractions, making it a fabulous place to stay on this Norway Twin Centre tour.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 6 - Free time in Oslo
Today, why not explore Vigeland Sculpture Park which lies on the edge of the city centre and is home to 212 granite and bronze statues? The Children’s Playground, Wheel of Life and The Fountain are just three of the six specialist areas to explore in this beautiful park.
For something a little pacier, the Tusenfryd Amusement Park offers great opportunities to entertain the kids or simply enjoy some adrenalin-pumping excitement on your Norway Twin Centre. Test your nerves on Nightmare, the first ever 5D attraction in the whole of Europe or enjoy the 50 degree drop of the Super Splash water ride.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 7 - Depart Norway
Today, sadly, your Norway Twin Centre tour draws to a close and you travel to the airport for your return flight. We hope you managed to take some great photographs of your time in Norway as you are sure to be returning home with simply unforgettable memories!Meals included:Breakfast
- Return flights from London Gatwick (details of regional departures on request)
- Three nights' accommodation in a standard room at a central hotel in Bergen
- The following activities and excursions, as per the itinerary:
- Rail journey from Bergen to Voss
- Voss to Gudvangen bus tour
- Gudvangen to Flåm fjord cruise
- Rail journey from Flåm to Myrdal
- Rail journey from Myrdal to Oslo
- Three nights' accommodation in a standard room at a central hotel in Oslo
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Transfers (please enquire for details)
- 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.