In August we will be visiting Hattfjeldal near Trofors and also want to visit Seljord near Bo to visit where my ancestors are from. Looking for suggestions on how to do it. I checked the train possibilities though to make the entire trip is too long. One of us traveling has only a tolerance of 5 hours on the train thus, between Trofors and Trondheim is fine by Train. Then maybe fly to or from Oslo and take the train to Bo.
Overall we are not in a rush and see that we could take a Hurtigruten ship in either direction between Tondheim and Bronnoysund if the schedule fits in. We are in early planning and haven't yet determined where we will fly into, Bergen or Oslo from Chicago. Any suggestions on which city or possible intermediate stops are worthwhile seeing? I am not familiar enough with Norway and therefore all comments are greatly appreciated.
We are visitng to Stavanger during the winter and wanted to see Kjeragbolten and the pulpit rock. It is impossible to hike, but all the packages for boat cruises for Kjeragbolten seems to be related to hiking. Is there a way that I can see both Kjeragbolten and pulpit rock in a boat cruise?
I see boat cruise options for pulpit rock, but not sure if Kjeragbolten is included somehow unspecified.
Me and my friends are planning a trip to Bergen and we'd like to spend a few days in Odda. But is there a bus to lead us from Bergen to Odda ? Or any ferry ? If it does, what is the price ? I have checked some websites but they were in Norsk and I'm french so it was very difficult for me to understand what it was saying. I hope you'll be able to answer my question. Thank you very much. Best regards, Juliette.
Is it possible in early November (next wk), to do a rather compressed one day side trip from Oslo with following:
Oslo-Myrdal (Eurailpass), Myrdal-Flam (Flamsbana), Flam - Gudvangen (ferry), Gudvangen-Voss (bus), Voss-Oslo
(eurailpass-hopefully arriving before 24:00 to maximize use of single day on the pass? I have read that there's a single ferry in winter months, but can't pinpoint the time of departure from Flam. I realize it's a very full day, but I'm trying to get best use of my 5 days of train travel in 2 weeks of travel in Norway in November. Thanks for reply.
My question is odd. i am coming to London to spend my Christmas and New year Holidays. How to find friends in London to spend good time as its will be my first time time to Uk. i prefer mixed group of friends or female girls. i am student in Norway.
Also i want to ask kindly mention me some of important attractions in London. Does they offer any student discounts on tickets.
we are going to buy the Scandinavia euro rail pass. my question is will it cover all the scenic routes that I will be doing while in Norway?? does it include the ferry that I will do ??
ferry between Geiranger and Hellesylt, the longer ferry trip between Geiranger and Valldal, the one-and-a-half-hour sightseeing trip on board M/S Geirangerfjord
below are the scenic rail routes
- Begin in Oslo, including the Bergen Railway, which runs over the Hardangervidda mountain plateau.
No other train ride between two cities in Europe is at a higher altitude than the one between Oslo and Bergen. This line takes in some dazzling scenery, with the most spectacular stretch being the one over the Hardangervidda,
• The famous Flåm Railway, the world's steepest.
This will take you down to the village of Flåm, in the innermost corner of the Aurlandfjord. The Aurlandsfjord is an arm of the mighty Sognefjord, Norway's longest fjord. A must for any rail enthusiast, the Flåm Railway, one of the world's steepest railways on normal gauge, is one of Norway's most popular attractions, and a masterpiece of Norwegian engineering.
• Dovre Railway from Oslo to Trondheim with its sideline the Rauma Railway between Dombås and Åndalsnes
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