The Sognefjord

The Sognefjord, the king of the fjords, is the longest fjord adventure in Norway. The fjord is 204 kilometres long and 1308 meters deep. The Nærøyfjord, a branch of the Sognefjord, is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

Hike on the Nigardsbreen Glacier, see the Stave Churches and take a Fjord Cruise on the Nærøyfjord. The Sognefjord is located in the southern part of the county of Sogn og Fjordane, in the middle of Western Norway.

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Norway in a Nutshell by Fjord Tours

Some highlights from the Sognefjord area

Join a Fjord Safari, a Fjord Cruise og experience the fjord in a kayak on the Nærøyfjord. See the view from Stegastein Viewpoint by the Aurlandsfjord.

A one hour hike to Svarthiller or 2 hours hike to Mt. Molden (1118 masl) in Luster gives you a tremendous view towards the Lustrafjord and the surrounding mountains.

Experience Norwegian nature and culture by bike and join a ready made roundtrip from Bergen to the Sognefjord.

Solvorn nearby is a beautiful village down by the Lustrafjord. At Solvorn you can take the small ferry across the Lustrafjord to Urnes and visit Urnes Stave Church and the Feigumfossen Waterfall. Join a Short Blue Ice Hike on the Nigardsbreen Glacier, one of the easiest accessible glaciers in the fjords area in Western Norway.

Fjærland is a picturesque village surrounded by the Fjærlandsfjord, steep mountains and glaciers.

Video: The Sognefjord

FJORDS – Useful Links:

Fjord Tours: Norway in a Nutshell
Fjord Tours: Plan and book fjord travel, accommodation and activities
Go Fjords: Big and Small Fjord Experiences
Fjord Pass: Great Discounts on Activities and Attractions in the Fjords
Visit Norway: Official page for Norway
Fjord Norway: Official page for Fjord Norway

Map Overview – The Sognefjord Area