(This option is possible by
West from Oslo to the
Drive west a full day from Oslo on
a dramatic fjord and mountain route along the southern and western edges of the
Hardangervidda National Park to the Hardanger Fjord. Along the way, learn about the Heroes
of Telemark and Norwegian resistance during World War II, and visit the National
visitors center. Stay at least one night at HOME AT FIRST's
small, traditional fjord-side hotel on the Hardanger. Explore this
scenic region of fjords, mountains, waterfalls, and glaciers. See Norway's
waterfall, and visit a superb museum of folk culture.
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FINALLY, YOU REACH NORWAY'S WEST
West from the Fjords to
From either the Sogne or the Hardanger, the direct drive time to Bergen (2-3
hours) but you may want to stop several times, if only to admire the remarkable fjord
and mountain scenery. Once in Bergen
famed second city of 7 fjords and 7
mountains you will
stay at HOME
AT FIRST's small hotel in
the old harbor district, within walking distance of most attractions, including the lively
Bryggen, a United Nations listed World Heritage Site.
Fjords from Bergen.
From Bergen, numerous optional side trips to
Hardanger and Sogne fjords may be arranged, including the famous "Norway in a
Nutshell" rail + boat + bus excursion.
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WHAT'S INCLUDED IN NORWAY?
A Hearty Norwegian Breakfast Daily!
Starts every day right.
You receive the Oslo City Pass
good for public
transportation and entrance fees to many attractions.
HOME AT FIRST's "Activities Guides" full of
information and suggestions for each location along the route.
Transportation—the "Best of Norway" itinerary offers several
Car rental, OR
Rail tickets for
OsloBergen (with Option A
Flights: Full package includes transatlantic flights from Newark/New
York to Oslo and a flight from
Bergen to London. (Flights from other
origination airports available for
7 nights of HOME AT FIRST quality lodgings in ideal locations.
Stay as little as one night at any location.
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WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED IN NORWAY?
Optional Extra Cost Activities: But, rafting, guided walks, moose
safari, fjord cruises, and Flåm train may be pre-arranged.
Airport Transfers in Oslo and/or Bergen (if