Geiranger and the Geirangerfjord are part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Each year, hundreds of thousands tourists visit this area.
Kayaking, RIB-boating or a Fjord Cruise are all great ways to experience this majestic fjord. You can combine a boat trip and mountain hiking to one of many abandoned mountain farms, like Skageflå and Knivsflå, and hike the mountain back to Geiranger.
Some highlights from the Geirangerfjord area
The Geirangerfjord is like a fairytale. It is unique and exceptionally beautiful. And the fjord is included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
You should take a fjord cruise or join a fjord safari, experience the great view points or hike to Skageflå, one of many abandoned mountain farms above the fjord. Join a guided Kayak Trip on the Geirangerfjord, and see the waterfalls from up close.
Stay at Hotel Union and enjoy your Spa experience at Union Bath & Spa among one of the most beautiful landscapes on earth. The hotel is only one minut walk away from The Norwegian Fjord Centre which is an Information Centre about the Geirangerfjord World Heritage Site.
The Geirangerfjord is located in the southwestern part of the county of Møre og Romsdal, north in Western Norway.
A guided adventure into the wonders of the fjords. Experience the UNESCO World Heritage listed Geirangerfjord on a different fjord cruise. In the secure and rigid inflatable boats (RIB) you have the best opportunity to experience and explore the nature and wildlife at close range. Season: Mid May to Mid September
Join a 90 minute long Fjord Sightseeing tour with boat on the Geirangerfjord. The tour starts at the harbour at Geiranger and you will experience the Geirangerfjord and see the Seven Sisters, the Bridal Veil and the Suitor waterfalls among some of the abandoned mountain farms surrounding the fjord, like Knivsflå and Skageflå.
The ferry between Geiranger and Hellesylt is a great way to see the Geirangerfjord and the surrounding nature with numerous waterfalls and steep mountains. You will experience the Seven Sisters and the Bridal Veil Waterfalls close up. The tour takes approximately one hour, and you can bring your car. The season last from May to October.
Active Geiranger have their base at Grande Hytteutleige & Camping which is situated at the base of Ørnevegen Road (Eagle Road), 2.4 kilometer north west of Geiranger. From here you can join a guided kayak trip into the Geirangerfjord and see the Seven Sisters from close up distance. Grande Camping is also a great place for a swim in the fjord, and the view from the camping towards Geiranger and the Geirangerfjord is beautiful.
This is a fantastic adventure, combined fjordcruise and steep hike up to the abandoned moutainfarm Skageflå (250 metres above the fjord). Start with fjordcruise from Geiranger to Skagehola, the starting point of the path up to Skageflå. Order fjordcruise-tickets online in advance so you are sure to get seats on the boat. Great view towards the UNESCO-Protected Geirangerfjord and to the Seven Sisters Waterfall on the other side of the fjord. From Skageflå, you can return back to the fjord and join the boat back to Geiranger. Or you can continue the hike over the mountain towards Geiranger. Both hikes are steep and demanding.
Ørnesvingen (The Eagle Turn) is a viewpoint at the upper part of the Eagle Road in Geiranger. The Eagle Road is part of the 104 kilometer long Geiranger-Trollstigen National Tourist Route. Great view towards the UNESCO-Protected Geirangerfjord and to the small town Geiranger. One minute hike from the road, and the view is even better.
Drive to the viewpoint at Flydalsjuvet and see the iconic view towards Geiranger and the Geirangerfjord with the surrounding mountains and waterfalls.
From Flydalsjuvet you can continue 17 kilometres uphill to Mt. Dalsnibba Viewpoint (tollroad) from you can see Geiranger, the Geirangerfjord and the surrounding mountains. Tremendous view. The road to Dalsnibba is closed during winter.
Roadtrip Geiranger – Trollstigen
The 68 kilometre long road between Geiranger and Trollstigen is one of 18 National Tourist Routes in Norway. Parts of this road are closed during winter; it usually openes in May and closes in October, depending on the amount of snow in the mountains.
Hotel Union is situated on a hill just above the centre of the tourist village of Geiranger, with a fantastic view to the fjords and the surrounding mountains. Hotel Union has 197 rooms in several categories, from well-equipped standard rooms to luxury suites. Union Bath & Spa invite you to enjoy your spa experience among one of the most beautiful landscapes on earth. The view over the Geirangerfjord and the surrounding mountains, the rushing waterfalls, the fresh, clean air – all help to create a feeling of inner peace and calm, in which you can unwind and let your mind wander freely.
Video – Geiranger and the Geirangerfjord
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