Welcome to Kaupanger the oasis between the mountain gigants.

Nestled within the majestic Sognefjord, Kaupanger is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. 

Tur til Storehaugen, Kaupanger .
Photo: Morten Hagen
Tur til Storehaugen, Kaupanger .
Photo: Morten Hagen

Cultural Treasures

This enchanting destination boasts a wealth of natural wonders, cultural treasures at The Heiberg Collections, Sogn Folk Museum, and a serene atmosphere that makes it a true oasis amidst the towering mountains of the rest of the Sognefjord region.

De Heibergske Samlinger, Sogn Folkemuseum .
Photo: Thomas Bickhardt/Bickfoto
De Heibergske Samlinger, Sogn Folkemuseum .
Photo: Thomas Bickhardt/Bickfoto

Nature's Secrets

Kaupanger is home to massive, deep pine forest, where hundreds of hidden paths wind through the trees, unveiling breathtaking viewpoints that seem to be nature's best-kept secrets.

These trails will lead you to mesmerizing vistas overlooking the Sognefjord, offering unparalleled views that will leave you in awe of the Norwegian landscape. 

Tur til Amlaholten, Kaupanger .
Photo: Morten Hagen
Tur til Amlaholten, Kaupanger .
Photo: Morten Hagen

Sognefjord Guiding

Make sure to talk to locals where to find the right one who fits your wish.

The trails are many, some are easy and soon to become world famous.  

Fjelltur Kaupanger .
Photo: Falkeblikk AS
Fjelltur Kaupanger .
Photo: Falkeblikk AS

The finest Viking Ships

The very same forest that graces Kaupanger's landscape is famous for nurturing the finest Viking ships back in the time.

Here, you can immerse yourself in the world of the Norse warriors, discovering handcrafted treasures at Sogn Fjord Museum and artifacts that harken back to a bygone era. 

De Heibergske Samlinger, Sogn Fjord Museum .
Photo: Espen Mills
De Heibergske Samlinger, Sogn Fjord Museum .
Photo: Espen Mills

Cultural Gems

No visit to Kaupanger would be complete without exploring the Kaupanger Stave Church, or "Kaupanger stavkyrkje."

This well-preserved, traditional wooden church is a testament to Norway's rich cultural history and a must-see for history enthusiasts and architecture buffs.

Kaupanger is today a small charming village, it is hard to believe that this place once was the biggest city between Bergen and Trondheim. 

 

Kaupanger Stavkyrkje .
Photo: Vegard Aasen/VERI Media
Kaupanger Stavkyrkje, Sogndal .
Photo: Vegard Aasen

ViteMeir

Experience, Discover and Achieve from 1,303 m.a.s.l to 2,469 m.a.s.l at the Science center ViteMeir

ViteMeir, Kaupanger .
Photo: Knut Hendrik Lajord
ViteMeir, Kaupanger .
Photo: Knut Hendrik Lajord

Accommodations and Camping

For a comfortable stay, you have the Vesterland Feriepark offering cozy rooms, exceptional service, cabins.

Vesterland Feriepark, Kaupanger .
Photo: Håvard Nesbø
Vesterland Feriepark, Kaupanger .
Photo: Håvard Nesbø

The Raven's Nest

For a truly unique experience, stay in the cabin of Ramnereiret, also known as "The Raven's Nest."

This charming, cabin offer a cozy retreat surrounded by mighty nature, providing an unforgettable and tranquil escape you will remember for a lifetime. In these woods the viking where hunting and overlooking incoming danger on the fjord.

The Raven´s  Nest is build in a unique norse style you never have seen before.  

Ramnereiret, Kaupanger .
Photo: Frøydis Geithus
Ramnereiret, Kaupanger .
Photo: Frøydis Geithus

Amble Gard: A Fruit Lover's Paradise

Visit and stay at the picturesque fruit farm, Amble Gard, where you can indulge in the region's finest produce.

Enjoy a taste of freshly picked fruits while taking in the lush orchards and gardens that paint a vibrant picture of Kaupanger's fertile landscape.

Taste the local made Cider, overnight in small houses build for more than hundred years ago. The fjord view is monumental! 

Amble Gård, Kaupanger .
Photo: Amble Gård
Amble Gård, Kaupanger .
Photo: Amble Gård

Unforgettable Journeys

Kaupanger serves as a gateway to Gudvangen, a ferryport that offers unforgettable journeys through the UNESCO-listed Sognefjord.

Cruising along its serene waters, surrounded by towering cliffs and cascading waterfalls, is an experience that will etch itself into your memory forever.

Fjord cruise Kaupanger - Gudvangen .
Photo: Finn Loftesnes
Fjord cruise Kaupanger - Gudvangen .
Photo: Finn Loftesnes

Convenient Access

Sogndal Airport, not far from Kaupanger, provides convenient access for travelers seeking a seamless journey to this idyllic destination.

The airport ensures that your adventure in the heart of Sognefjord begins without hassle.

Sogndal Lufthamn Haukåsen .
Photo: Sogndal Lufthamn Haukåsen
Sogndal Lufthamn Haukåsen .
Photo: Sogndal Lufthamn Haukåsen

Surrounded by beautiful nature

In Kaupanger, you'll find yourself surrounded by the natural splendor of the Sognefjord, cultural treasures, and a serene atmosphere.

Discover the secrets of the forest, explore the history of the Vikings, and take in the beauty of this fjord-side oasis.

Fjelltur til Kvitbergholten, Kaupanger .
Photo: Visit Sognefjord
Fjelltur til Kvitbergholten, Kaupanger .
Photo: Visit Sognefjord

Welcome to Kaupanger

Come and experience the magic of Kaupanger, where the grandeur of the mountains meets the tranquility of the fjord in perfect harmony.

Kajakk på Kaupanger .
Photo: Sognefjord Guiding/Falkeblikk AS
Kajakk på Kaupanger .
Photo: Sognefjord Guiding/Falkeblikk AS