The Hidden Fjords

from £1173
including flights
7 nights May-Sep


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.


  • 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
  • Car rental throughout
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee
  • Full financial protection

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.

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Prices & Dates

Prices from per person based on two sharing, unless stated otherwise. Prices for other combinations of passengers and rooms available on request. Other vehicle types also available.

Departure Duration Car category Twin Price
May 2020 7 nights C - VW Golf £1,173
May 2020 7 nights O - VW Passat £1,340
May 2020 7 nights G - VW Tiguan £1,584
Jun - Aug 2020 7 nights C - VW Golf £1,185
Jun - Aug 2020 7 nights O - VW Passat £1,439
Jun - Aug 2020 7 nights G - VW Tiguan £1,604
Sep 2020 7 nights C - VW Golf £1,173
Sep 2020 7 nights O - VW Passat £1,340
Sep 2020 7 nights G - VW Tiguan £1,584

What's Included

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

Itinerary & Accommodation

Itinerary & Accommodation

The itinerary shown is an example of this self-drive holiday. We have many other hotels and route recommendations which can be tailored to your requirements. Please discuss with our Travel Specialists who can put together a bespoke itinerary for you.

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.

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 the next 3 nights.

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).

Day 8: Depart Bergen

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

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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Lavik Fjord Hotel


Grade: Standard

Type: Hotel

Located on the western shores of Sognefjord, Lavik Fjord Hotel is a great base to explore the area.

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Enhance your holiday by pre-booking a selection of excursions and activities. View or download the pdf below and then talk to our Travel Specialists about how best to fit these into your holiday.

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