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Articles and guides covering practical information you will need to visit Flåm and the Aurlandsfjord in the best way possible. This is where you'll find information on how to get there, how to get around, and more!

  • view of the aurlandsfjord from flåm
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    Questions about Norway in a Nutshell – Answered!

    I often get emails from readers with questions about their trip to Norway, whether it’s because they have read a post on my main blog or on this one. Usually, a quick email back can provide the answer (or just sending a link to a specific blog post), but when I received the email below I got an idea! Why not answer these questions in a blog post? That way, it can be helpful for other travellers as well, as I am sure more than one person has come across these issues when planning their trip to Flåm and the western fjords. Below is an email I recently received, from…

  • a calm body of water surrounded by steep mountains - a norwegian fjord in flåm, norway
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    How to get from Oslo to Flam, Norway

    There’s no hiding that Norway is full of stunning landscapes and incredible natural beauty. Many tourists flock to this amazing country mainly for two reasons: visiting the gorgeous fjords and riding the world’s most beautiful train ride, the Flåmsbana (Flåm Railway). By visiting Flåm, you can do both of these things, so it is understandable that a lot of people are looking into how they can get from Bergen or Oslo to Flam and the fjords. Since I grew up in the area I thought I’d share exactly how! Oslo, Norway’s capital, is the getaway into this gorgeous country and is home to the main international airport Gardermoen. There are…

  • view of bergen, norway
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    How to get from Bergen to Flam (and the fjords)

    Norway, also known as the Land of Midnight Sun, is famous for its stunning fjords, magnificent mountains, and alluring skies. As such, you can find Norwegian fjords all over the country from the southern coast to the northern Arctic belt, but a handful of them truly stand out above the rest. The western parts of Norway boast the most beautiful fjords in the world, which is why you might be eager to get from Bergen to Flam for your trip! Flåm is where you can find one of the best fjords in Norway (in my opinion), and also where I grew up! A lot of tourists visit Norway for 3…