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Norway in a Nutshell® Tours from Oslo

Experience the fjords this winter or in summer 2022 on a travel package that includes the Norway in a Nutshell® tour from Oslo to Bergen. Have all your accommodation and other local travel details arranged by our experts.

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Visit the fjords on a Norway in a Nutshell tour

Want to see the Norwegian fjords on one of the world’s most scenic train journeys? The Norway in a Nutshell® tour from Oslo to Bergen combines travel by train, coach and ferry, offering panoramic scenery of snow-capped peaks, waterfalls, fjords and small goat farms nestled in the mountainsides. The best part? You can enjoy this journey year-round!

Nordic Visitor offers this popular journey as part of many of its nearly all-inclusive tour packages in Norway, which come with accommodations, train reservations and other local services arranged by our Norwegian travel experts.

For the best Norway in a Nutshell tours and suggestions for things to see and do on your journey, keep browsing below.


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Why book with Nordic Visitor

  • Hassle-free & seamless travel experience
  • Flexible & customisable tour options
  • Value for your money
  • Professional service from local experts

Tours including Norway in a Nutshell

Visit the Norwegian fjords and the charming cities of the west coast by train on one of these popular Norway tour packages including Flåm Railway and more.

Norway
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Norway in a Nutshell® - Classic

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Capitals of Scandinavia & Norwegian Fjords

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Norway in a Nutshell® Classic - Winter

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Other ways to explore the fjords

Take a trip by car, train or cruise -- or a combination of travel modes -- to experience the sheer scale and beauty of the Norwegian fjords. These tours showcase the best of western Norway.

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Best of the Norwegian Fjords – Express

Geiranger & Fjord Cruise

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Complete Norway

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Norway in a Nutshell® - Classic

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Express Norway

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Highlights of the Norway in a Nutshell Tour from Oslo

From Oslo, your journey starts with a train ride on the Bergensbanen (Bergen Line), taking you over the rugged Hardangervidda mountain plateau. From the Myrdal junction, situated 866 metres above sea level, your tour continues on the famous Flåm Railway (Flåmsbana).

This popular train trip offers breathtaking scenery as its vintage rail cars weave their way down the mountains on a 20-kilometre journey to the idyllic fjord village of Flåm, with a stop for a photo at the dazzling Kjosfossen waterfall.

Another of the best Norway in a Nutshell tour highlights is the 2-hour fjord cruise from Flåm to Gudvangen. Sailing on an open-deck ferry, you’ll glide between the steep mountainsides of the Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord

From Gudvangen, you’ll transfer from boat to coach bus for the next leg of the journey, a thrilling ride around the 13 hairpin bends of the Stalheimskleiva mountain road. In Voss, you’ll reconnect to the Bergen Railway for the final part of your scenic journey to Bergen.



Customised fjord tours including Norway in a Nutshell

The Norway in a Nutshell journey can be done in one day, but of course you will want to have extra days in your tour so you can enjoy the vast array of attractions in Oslo and all the historic sites in Bergen. In as little as 4 days you can enjoy an express round-trip from Oslo on the Norway in a Nutshell tour, with an overnight in Bergen, but for the best experience we recommend around 6 days for the classic round-trip, with a night in Flåm added to your itinerary.

Want to book a Norway in a Nutshell tour with some side trips or other customisations? Nordic Visitor specialises in creating bespoke tour packages in Norway, so our local travel experts can easily modify an itinerary to your interests.

For example, we can start your Norway in a Nutshell tour from Bergen instead of Oslo or, with at least 11 days to travel in Norway, we can combine a trip to Geirangerfjord and a Norway in a Nutshell tour in one package for you. Another popular addition we offer is an extended train journey south to Stavanger, with the possibility of a day tour to the famous Pulpit Rock

Why not add a cruise to your Norway in a Nutshell itinerary and see even more fjords? A Hurtigruten cruise along the west coast from Bergen is a wonderful extension to any train tour package in Norway.

 

— TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Norway in a Nutshell® fun facts

  • Lonely Planet called Bergen Railway one of the world’s best train rides
  • The Oslo to Bergen train crosses Hardangervidda, Europe’s highest mountain plateau
  • Flåm Railway is one of the world’s steepest train lines, with 11 mountain tunnels en route
  • The Nærøyfjord is among Norway's eight World Heritage Sites

 

Norway Travel Experts

As a travel agency founded in the Nordic region, Nordic Visitor knows how to make the most of your time in Norway. We offer a variety of tours — both independent and guided — that include the must-see attractions as well as lesser-known highlights that are hand-picked by our own Norway travel experts. To ensure a stress-free trip, we handle all the local details for you — accommodations, activities, rental car, train tickets, Hurtigruten cruise reservations and other specialist services.

Oh, and we can customise your itinerary! If you decide you want to add extra nights at a certain location, for example, your personal Nordic Visitor travel consultant will be happy to make suggestions and modify your itinerary.

Different ways you can experience Norway

We have tours for all varieties of travel styles and interests. See our options for exploring Norway below.

What do our customers say?

The reviews speak for themselves. See what Nordic Visitor travellers said about their experience with us.

Christian, Canada

Complete Norway, February 2020

We had a great experience

Everything was fine, accomodations were perfect, comfortable and very good breakfast. Our experience with Nordic Visitor was very helpful and the followups were very efficient.

Tracy, United States

Highlights of Norway, May 2019

Fantastic tour! My second guided tour with Nordic Visitor, and I will look to do other tours

I enjoyed the small group size and getting to know my tour mates. I most enjoyed the Fjord part of the tour.  Flam was amazing and the accomodations were fantastic! This was my second guided tour with Nordic Visitor, and I will look to do other tours with Nordic Visitor. I have recommended to friends and 2 have used for self-drive tours in Iceland. I also wrote a positive trip advisor review on my Iceland tour and it was read by 1,500 people! I will give another positive write-up on this trip. I love to look at your website (which is one of the best travel websites I've seen) and dream about where I may want to go next.

Brenda, South Africa

Norway in a Nutshell® Classic - Winter, January 2020

Wonderful experience!

It's intimidating visiting a foreign country where you don't speak the language. Our fears were put to rest the moment we started our tour, the whole experience was just wonderful. Everything was wonderful, our tour was carefully planned and made the maximum use of our time.

Larry, Canada

Highlights of Norway, July 2019

I enjoyed the whole tour!

The scenery was beautiful and the accommodations and food were excellent. Our tour leader and driver were great to travel with and I enjoyed the whole tour.

Debbie, United States

Norway in a Nutshell® & Northern Lights, March 2020

Excellent tour!

An excellent tour. Excellent locations, nice quality. Self guided, directions were very clear and concise. We especially enjoyed the day spent at Camp Tamok, where we partook in reindeer and dog sledding.

Lesley, Australia

Norway in a Nutshell® Classic - Winter, October 2019

Good travel experience!

Flam railway trip fantastic and the ferry cruise in the magnificent fjord. Overall, very good travel experience for this usually very independent traveller.

Michelle, Australia

Norway in a Nutshell® Classic - Winter, October 2019

Seamless organisation, wonderful time!

All hotels where great a very well located. All transferred where seamless and directions very easy to follow. As a solo traveller I was astounded by how well everything had been organised. I had a wonderful time and thank you for organising my days in Norway. I would definitely use you again. I will be travelling again in 2020. I will be contacting you about other destinations. Thank you again for your seamless organisation. A wonderful journey.  

Richard, United States

Best of the Norwegian Fjords – Express, August 2019

Positive experience

Overall everything went off perfectly!

Travel Guide

Be prepared for just about anything on your Norway adventure.

Our Services

Whether you travel by train, cruise ship or car in your Nordic Visitor package, all customers receive personalised service with a designated travel consultant, tailor-made quality travel documents, and our self-drive clients receive a hand-marked map that outlines their route, overnight stays and highlights along the way. Furthermore, Nordic Visitor has long-standing professional relationships with local tour operators, which are carefully selected by our staff and are recognized for consistent, quality service.

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