Yahoo Web Search

  1. About 38,800,000 search results
  1. Plan your trip to the Sognefjord area. Along Norway’s longest fjord you can hike in some of the country’s most popular mountain areas, get tasteful traditions on a plate, and see the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Nærøyfjord. The western coast is known for its magnificent fjords. The longest and deepest is the Sognefjord, that stretches from just north of Bergen and all the way into the Jotunheimen mountains.

    • Tourism
    • Population
    • Places of interest
    • Attractions
    • Recreation

    Sognefjorden is also in the process of being certified as a Sustainable Destination, a seal of approval given to destinations that work systematically to reduce the negative impact of tourism. In addition to providing visitors with enjoyable experiences, Sognefjorden wishes to preserve the local nature, culture and environment, strengthen social va...

    The approximately 30,000 inhabitants in the area live together in small, idyllic villages along the fjords and in the valleys. Skjolden is the innermost village and home to around 200 people.

    Other places well worth a visit is Lærdal, where you can marvel the Borgund stave church, and Flåm, where the Flåmsbana Railway takes you from the fjord to the top of the mountains. There are several options for getting to Sognefjord and around.

    There are strong food traditions in the Sognefjord area, and the mild climate, fresh air and abundance of lush mountain pastures mean that the Sognefjord area produces fresh ingredients of high quality. The area is particularly well known for its fruit, berries, lamb, game, mountain trout and goat cheese.

    The mountain areas surrounding the innermost part of Sognefjorden are amongst Norways most popular hiking areas. Jotunheimen National Park, Jostedalsbreen National Park, Breheimen, the Aurlandsdalen valley and the Utladalen valley are all well-known mountain areas. Besides hiking, other popular activities in the area include rafting, mountaineering...

  2. People also ask

    What is the Sognefjord?

    Where to hike in Sognefjorden?

    What happened in the Sognefjord?

    How to get from Sogndal to the fjords?

  3. › places-to-go › sognefjordSognefjord - Fjord Norway

    The Sognefjord is the fjord with the most to offer, with the Flåm Railway, Jostedalsbreen Glacier, Jotunheimen National Park, Rallarvegen, UNESCO Urnes Stave Church, the valley Aurlandsdalen, UNESCO fjord cruises, guided glacier walks, and the most beautiful and popular hiking trips in all of Norway.

  4. You get to experience the Sognefjord, the Fjærlandsfjord, Fjærland, Bøyabreen, an arm of Jostedalsbreen Glacier, Tvindefossen waterfall, Hopperstad Stave Church and Vikafjellet mountain pass. You spend the night in the idyllic fjord village of Vik in Sogn. Roundtrip: Bergen – Sognefjord – Fjærland and Jostedalsbreen

  5. The Sognefjord is located in the southern part of the county of Sogn and Fjordane, in the middle of Fjord Norway. Sogndal is the regional centre of the Sognefjord area with 7,500 inhabitants. The Sognefjord is Norway's longest and deepest fjord and stretches more than 200 kilometres inwards to the foot of the Jotunheimen Mountains.

  6. Sep 13, 2021 · The Sognefjord is the largest of Norway's numerous fjords and is also the third largest in the world. Extending inland for 204 kilometers from Sygnefest to its easternmost point, Skjolden, this spectacular 4.8-kilometer-wide, 6905-meter-deep fjord is only a three-hour drive from the city of Bergen (five hours from Oslo).

  1. People also search for