The Hidden Fjords

from £1601
including flights
7 nights May-Sep

Overview

The Norwegian Fjords are best known for the stunning scenery and popular destinations offering warm hospitality, exciting activities and a high standard of accommodation. This self drive holiday encompasses all of these qualities, but also showcases small treasures to be discovered and enjoyed. Step off the beaten track and uncover the fjords at its best.

Highlights

  • Charming hotels in stunning locations
  • Access to Jostedalsbreen National Park and the Briksdal Glacier
  • Driving on the National Tourist routes with amazing scenic views
  • Visit the well known fjord towns of Geiranger and Flam
  • Ride on the Loen Skylift taking you from Fjord to mountain top
  • Take a cruise on the Sognefjord

What's Included

  • Return flights from Gatwick to Bergen
  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • All breakfasts, all dinners
  • Car rental throughout

Full description

The Hidden Fjords itinerary offers the best of both worlds, with time to marvel at the sheer beauty and magnitude of the fjords with its main attractions, but also a chance to sit back and relax in some lovely charming hotels located in peaceful towns, away from the potential crowds the summer season can attract.

The hotels featured offer a very good standard of accommodation and facilities with their own characteristics, friendly atmosphere, warm welcome, personal service and wonderful local cuisine, just some of the key attributes. The locations are an ideal base to explore the fjord areas around Sognefjord, Geiranger, Nordfjord, Alesund and Jotunheimen and all offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature and the outdoor lifestyle with activities available on your door step.

With this flexible self-drive you can either follow our itinerary suggestion or if you wish, amend the duration, resort or hotels to suit your personal requirements. Please take a look at the different hotels we've selected and don't hesitate to contact one of our Sales team to discuss your fjord travel plans.

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Prices & Dates

Prices from per person based on two sharing, unless stated otherwise

Departure Duration Car category Twin Price (pp)
May - Sep 2019 7 nights VW Golf (or similar) £1,607

What's Included

  • Return flights between London Gatwick and Bergen with Norwegian Air
  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • All breakfasts, all dinners
  • 8 days car hire based on Avis Group C VW Golf or similar
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee

Itinerary & Accommodation

Itinerary & Accommodation

Day 1: Fly to Bergen

Fly to Bergen and on arrival collect your rental vehicle. Drive to BesteBakken Hotel (approximate distance 250 km) for a 3 night stay on half board basis.

Days 2-3: Exploring Sognefjord

Spend time exploring Norway's longest and deepest fjord with places to visit including Urnes Stave Church in Luster, Jotunheimen National Park, Vettisfossen waterfall, The Flam railway, driving on Sognefjellsvegen, a National Tourist route and one of the highest in Europe or take a fjord cruise from Sogndal.

Day 4: Sognefjord - Lake Strynevatn

Leave BesteBakken Hotel and continue to your next destination in the town of Hjelledalen (approximate driving distance 182 km). Hjelle Hotel will be your base for 3 nights on half board basis.

Days 5-6: Geiranger & Jostedalsbreen National Park

Spend two days at leisure to visit the beautiful Geirangerfjord, drive on the famous Trollstigen road, take a safari on the Briksdalsbreen Glacier in Jostedalsbreen National Park or join a thrilling RIB boat trip on the Nordfjord.

Day 7: Hjelledalen - Lavik

Drive south west heading towards Bergen and stop for an overnight stay in the town of Lavik on the west side of Sognefjord (approximate driving distance 207 km). Accommodation for 1 night on half board basis.

Day 8: Depart Bergen

Continue the journey to Bergen in time for your return flight (approximate driving distance 130 km).

Notes

 

BesteBakken Hotel, Hafslo

Grade: Standard

Type: Hotel

Set in a peaceful location in the small village of Hafslo just inland from the Sognefjord, BesteBakken is a lovely boutique hotel offering 15 individually decorated rooms.

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Stalheim Hotel, Stalheim

Norway

Grade: Standard

Type: Hotel

A 124-room hotel that is centrally located in Norway's fjord area, the Stalheim hotel makes…

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Other Information

The Hidden Fjords itinerary offers the best of both worlds, with time to marvel at the sheer beauty and magnitude of the fjords with its main attractions, but also a chance to sit back and relax in some lovely charming hotels located in peaceful towns, away from the potential crowds the summer season can attract.

The hotels featured offer a very good standard of accommodation and facilities with their own characteristics, friendly atmosphere, warm welcome, personal service and wonderful local cuisine, just some of the key attributes. The locations are an ideal base to explore the fjord areas around Sognefjord, Geiranger, Nordfjord, Alesund and Jotunheimen and all offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature and the outdoor lifestyle with activities available on your door step.

With this flexible self-drive you can either follow our itinerary suggestions or if you wish, amend the duration, resort or hotels to suit your personal requirements. Please take a look at the different hotels we've selected and don't hesitate to contact one of our Sales team to discuss your fjord travel plans.

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