Fjordguide

Here is a guide to the best known fjords in Western Norway. Two of the fjords, the Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord, are part of the UNESCO World Heritage. The Sognefjord is the longest fjord in Norway with its 204 kilometres. The Western Norwegian fjords are rated as the worlds best travel destination by the magazine National Geographic Traveler.

Fjord Norway by Visit Norway

 

The Romsdalsfjord
From snowy mountains to beautiful coastline of islands and reefs. Experience all this in one day due to the short distance from mountains to coast. The Romsdalsfjord is located in the county of Møre og Romsdal, north in Western Norway. Continue reading


The Geirangerfjord
The Geirangerfjord is like a fairytale. It is unique and exceptionally beautiful. And the fjord is included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The Geirangerfjord is located in the southwestern part of the county of Møre og Romsdal, north in Western Norway. Continue reading


The Hjørundfjord
This is the “neighbour-fjord” to the more famous Geirangerfjord. The 35 kilometre long Hjørundfjord is surrounded by steep mountains, watefalls and glaciers. At the innermost part of the fjord you find the village Øye with it´s mythical Hotel Union Øye. A popular hike from Øye is to Mt. Slogen, a challenging hike with a fantastic view down to the Hjørundfjord. Continue reading

Fjordguide - The Hjørundfjord


Nordfjord
The glaciers, fjords, sea and mountains in the Nordfjord area have some of the finest scenery Norway has to offer. Nordfjord is located in the northern part of the county of Sogn og Fjordane, in the centre of Western Norway
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The Sognefjord
The Sognefjord, the king of the fjords, is the longest fjord adventure in Norway. The fjord is 20
4 kilometres long and 1308 metres deep. The Sognefjord is located  located in the southern part of the county of Sogn og Fjordane, in the middle of Western Norway. Continue reading


The Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord
The Nærøyfjord is one of the worlds most beautiful and dramatic fjords. It is included in UNESCO´s World Heritage List. The Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord are part of the 204 kilometre long Sognefjord which is located in the southern part of the county of Sogn og Fjordane, in the middle of Western Norway. Continue reading


The Hardangerfjord
The Hardangerfjord area,  the orchard of Norway, is known for Summer Skiing at Folgefonna Glacier and a spectacular fruit tree blossoming in spring. The Hardangerfjord is located in the county of Hordaland, near Bergen, in the middle of Western Norway. Continue reading


The Lysefjord
From island kingdom to deep fjords and high mountains; Ryfylke and the Lysefjord area are known for Preikestolen (the Pulpit rock) and Kjerag. The Lysefjord is located in the county of Rogaland, near Haugesund and Stavanger, south in Western Norway. Continue reading




Useful Links:
Official page for Norway: www.visitnorway.com
Official page for Fjord Norway: www.fjordnorway.com
Plan and book fjord travel, accommodation and activities: www.fjordtours.com
Fjord Pass Discounts: www.fjord-pass.com

 

Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) and Norway in a Nutshell Tour by Fjord Tours