Indulge in Sognefjord's Culinary Retreats


Gastronomic Getaways

As you explore the Sognefjord region, you'll discover a network of hotels that offer a culinary experience that mirrors the essence of the local landscape, cultur and traditions. Many hotels in the area have embraced placing a significant focus on serving locally produced food with its own distinct identity.


Hotels with a Local Touch

Immerse yourself in the charm of accommodations that celebrate the region's agricultural heritage. From cozy bed-and-breakfasts to luxurious resorts, numerous establishments showcase a commitment to sourcing ingredients from nearby farms. Picture waking up to the aroma of freshly baked bread, locally crafted cheeses, and fruits harvested just beyond your window.


Local and Unprocessed

Local farmers cultivate the land with dedication, producing a bounty of fresh, unprocessed delicacies. The soil, enriched by the moraine left behind by ancient glaciers, provides a unique foundation for crops with exceptional drainage and mineral content. This commitment to natural farming results in a harvest of potatoes, carrots, and an array of root vegetables that flourish in this fertile land.


Fruits of Tradition

Delve into the written pages of the Viking sagas, and you'll discover mention of the oldest apple gardens in Norway, flourishing in the Sognefjord region. This historical legacy, passed down through generations of farmers, has given rise to a vibrant fruit culture. Savor the sweetness of apples, pears. Later on, cherries, strawberries, and raspberries, while venturing into the wild to discover the natural bounty of blueberries and cloudberries.


The Cider Revolution

From Orchard to International Acclaim. Witness the evolution of the apple farming industry in Sognefjord, where a recent surge in cider production based on old tradition has captured international acclaim. Many farms have embraced this craft, producing ciders that have garnered prestigious awards. The fusion of tradition and innovation has created a cider scene that beckons enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike.


A Taste of the Unexpected 

Peaches, Apricots, and Grapes. Did you know that in Lærdal, peaches and apricots now flourish in the temperate climate? Climate change has opened new doors for local farmers, inspiring some to experiment with grape cultivation and winemaking. The Sognefjord wine districts are poised to become a significant player in the global wine scene, offering a unique blend of fjords and fine wine that is simply irresistible.


Bite into Tradition, Sip on Innovation, the taste of Sognefjord!

Sognefjord, where each bite tells a story of tradition, innovation, and the unparalleled beauty of this region. Indulge in the very best local food, complemented by award-winning ciders and emerging wines. Whether you're a seasoned foodie or an adventurous traveler, the Sognefjord promises a feast for the senses that will linger in your memory. Experience the culture in the culinary wonders of Sognefjord.


Bon appétit!


Local produce

A rich selection of locally produced food and beverages that are good to taste throughout the year

Grocery Store, Lærdal
Photo: Vegard Aasen/VERI Media

Grocery store

On a journey along the Sognefjord, you can stop at the local Grocery stores and outlets

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