Guided Kayak Trips in the Fjords

The Sognefjord, the king of the fjords, is the longest fjord adventure in Norway. The fjord is 204 kilometres long and is made for kayaking.

The Nærøyfjord, Fjærlandsfjord and Lustrafjord are three branches of the Sognefjord that are great to explore from a kayak. The Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord are part of UNESCO World Heritage. You can join guided kayak-trips on all these fjords. We recommend you to use guide.

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UNESCO World Heritage in the Fjords

On July 14th 2005, the Western Norwegian Fjords represented by the Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord with surrounding country, were included in Unesco’s World Heritage list.

The landscape, considered to be among the most scenically outstanding fjord areas on the planet, was inscribed in the list due to it’s unique natural quality and beauty. Norway has a total of eight areas in Unesco’s World Heritage List, four of them are in the Fjords.

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Where are great View Points in the Fjords

Read about some of the best view points and great places for photography and filming in the fjords and in western Norway. Take a short detour by car. Go hiking. Or take a Fjord Cruise. The prizes are beautiful views and memories for life, and you will get a cool selfie to share with the world.

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What are the best Hikes in the Fjords

What are the best hikes in the Norwegian Fjords? Here you can pick from a list of great Fjord Hikes in Western Norway. Spectacular views is a key word for all the hikes, and they vary from half an hour to 10-12 hours.

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Where are the best Road Trips in Norway

There are eighteen National Tourist Routes in Norway. Ten of them are located in Western Norway. Common to them all is that the roads are going through some of the wildest and most beautiful scenery that Norway has to offer.

We give you a brief overview of the National Tourist Routes and some great Roadtrips in Western Norway. Fasten the seat belts and have a fabulous trip along the roads in Western Norway.

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Fjord Guide – The most popular fjords to visit

The Fjord Guide 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.

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From Oslo to the fjords

There are many questions on how you travel, where to travel and how long time you need to experience the Western Fjords from Oslo. We recommend one UNESCO-protected fjord; the Nærøyfjord which is a branch of the 204 kilometer long Sognefjord.

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What is a Fjord

Fjords are found in locations where current or past glaciation extended below current sea level. A fjord is formed when a glacier retreats, after carving its typical U-shaped valley, and the sea fills the resulting valley floor. This forms a narrow, steep sided inlet (in Norway, sometimes deeper than 1300 meters) connected to the sea.

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