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 1308 meters deep and is made for kayaking.

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

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Kayaking the Fjords by Fjord Tours

 

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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Unesco Fjord Bus Tour by Fjord Tours

 

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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Great Roadtrips in the Fjords by Fjord Tours

 

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 metres) connected to the sea.

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Norway in a Nutshell by Fjord Tours