Summer adventure in the Sognefjord


Embark on an Unforgettable Summer Adventure Along the Sognefjord!

Discover nature's hidden gems in Norway.

Picture sapphire blue glaciers, emerald green fjord arms, diamond white waterfalls, and calm mountain lakes that sparkle like gold. A thousand-colored velvet rug of wooded slopes and mountain sides weaves together a magical world that defies description – a world you must experience for yourself.

Nature's Grandeur and Unforgettable Experiences

The Sognefjord promises not just a vacation but a journey into unique nature, creating the best memories and offering the greatest experiences. From charming fjord villages to local slow food, stately hotels, adrenaline-pumping activities, and heartwarming interactions, immerse yourself in the pulse of the Sognefjord this summer.

Cultural Heritage Rooted in Nature

Experience a culture inherited from the fjord's breathtaking landscapes, local produce, diverse activities, and unforgettable experiences. The Sognefjord epitomizes the fjord landscape and is the heartbeat of fjord Norway.

Activities Along the Sognefjorden

The natural landscape, filled with contrasts, caters to every adventurer's heart. Whether you seek high or low pulse activities, the Sognefjord has it all. From glacier trips in the blue ice of Jostedalen to kayaking or RIB boat rides on the fjord, the options are endless.

Join a quiet electric fjord cruise, visit a Viking Village, enjoy bike rides by the fjord, try your hand at fishing in the deep fjord, or embark on mountain hikes offering breathtaking views. Did you know there are sandy beaches along the Sognefjord?

Idyllic Fjord Villages and Unique Accommodations

Explore picturesque fjord settlements steeped in a rich cultural history. Experience life as it was 100 years ago, where nature and the mood of the people remain unchanged. Stay in luxury hotels, sleep in barns, boathouses, or even wake up on the edge of a cliff with panoramic fjord views. Fjord Royal, a mirrored box with invisible walls, offers a royal experience in the beach zone of the king of the fjords.

Going to bed is an experience in itself – one for the bucket list. A fjord village is the epitome of a Norwegian holiday, a home away from home.

The Majestic Sognefjord

Norway's longest fjord and the world's longest ice-free and inhabited fjord, the Sognefjord cuts through high mountains, blue glaciers, mighty waterfalls, and idyllic farms. Travel effortlessly by car, train, bus, or boat from one adventure to another, surrounded by magnificent nature and national cultural treasures.

Find your own paradise along the fjord. Tailor your perfect summer holiday, just the way it suits you! The Sognefjord awaits, where the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean meet, creating an unparalleled experience at the far end of the ocean gap.

10 things to do in the Sognefjord area

Guided glacierhike on Nigardsbreen Glacier in Jostedal
Photo: Vegard Aasen/VERI Media

Walk on diamonds and blue ice. Join in on a Guided glacier hike on Jostedalsbreen Glacier; this will be an experience of a lifetime.

The Viking Village Njardarheimr, Gudvangen
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Norway's best

In the Viking village Njardarheimr you will experience an authentic village showing how the Vikings lived 1000 years ago when Gudvangen got its name.

Fjord Cruise UNESCO Nærøyfjord
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Norway's best

The Sognefjord has several special fjord arms that stretch between steep mountains and end in small, idyllic villages. One of these fjords is the world-renowned Nærøyfjord, which is listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Guided fishing with Balestrand Fjord Angling
Photo: Håvard Nesbø/Visit Sognefjord

Fishing - The feeling when it nips down in the depths. Seeking the catch of your life while deep sea fishing. What comes up to the surface? There is nothing like a quiet evening by the fjord. The swish that flies through the air. Will there be a catch today?

Vettisfossen Waterfall, Årdal
Photo: Gabor Igari

See the majestic waterfalls cascading down steep mountainsides, and these waterfalls are among Norway's highest.

Hiking to Børesteinen in Luster
Photo: Falkeblikk AS

The mountain areas surrounding the innermost half of the Sognefjord are among Norway’s most popular walking and hiking areas; Aurlandsdalen Valley, Jotunheimen, Keipen in Balestrand, Molden, Stølsheimen just to mention a few.

Løytnantsbryggja, Lærdal
Photo: Linda Kvam Bjørkum

The Sognefjord region contains more than 19 scenic Fjord villages. Every single village has it's own unique set of secrets, history and soul, the Fjord life.

Haug Gard, Odelsgut, Sogndal
Photo: Håvard Nesbø

Sognefjord offers many children’s activities and is a fantastic area for a family holiday

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