Norwegian fjords

Norwegian fjords

The Norwegian fjords are one of the most visited places in the world. There are many beauties in the world, but few of them can compete in their grandeur and impressive size with the Norwegian fjords, stretching along the water surface of one of the oldest countries in Europe.

This miracle was created by nature, due to climate change, over the millennia. Avalanches and sea water have created these magnificent landscapes. Every year, millions of tourists from all over the world come here to admire these amazing landscapes.

Most likely, your route through these places will run as follows:

After getting acquainted with the sights of Oslo and Bergen, the bus heads to Western Norway, to the Sognefjord area, and the next day, while traveling by boat, you will get to know part of this fjord - the Nereyfjord. It should be noted that Sognefjord is considered the longest fjord in the world, and Neurofjord, the narrowest. It is simply impossible to describe the sensations that you will experience while sailing past these majestic rocks. It just takes your breath away. You feel like a midget in the land of giants. It is impossible to describe what needs to be seen.

During the tour of the Norwegian fjords, you will also have the opportunity to get acquainted with the Lysefjord and Hardanfjord, which, in turn, is the most beautiful fjord in Norway. In addition, you can make a trip on the Flåm railway, which runs through the most beautiful section between the high mountain village of Myrdal (altitude over 850 meters above sea level) and a small place - Flåm, at the very beginning of the Aurlandsfjord.

You will get the impression that you are floating between heaven and earth. If on this day you forget your camera, then put a bullet in your forehead. The rest of your life won't make sense anyway. Along the route, the train overcomes a twenty-kilometer section, passing through twenty tunnels with a total length of 6 kilometers per hour. Ninety-six percent of these tunnels were dug by hand. Moreover, one meter poured out to the builders in a whole month of hard work.

Rivers cutting through deep gorges, waterfalls washing over steep mountain slopes covered in a gleaming blanket of snow. You will see farmsteads clinging to steep ledges of tables, rocks, smooth as a polished surface, and many, many other beautiful and interesting things. If you are lucky and it rains during your trip, you will be able to enjoy a stunning view of the mountain waterfalls, which seem to pour straight from the sky during the rain.

On the territory of Norway there is also the longest road tunnel in Europe, which you will definitely get acquainted with while traveling through the Norwegian fjords. The length of the tunnel is more than twenty-four kilometers, and it was opened in the summer of the year 2000. 

Also, when traveling to these places, tourists are usually invited to visit the ancient Viking city - Stavanger, which now plays the role of the oil production center of the Norwegian state, and take a walk along the Lysefjord. In general, the journey will turn out to be unusually exciting and exciting.

Therefore, if you suddenly face the question "to go or not to go" do not hesitate to choose the first option. Traveling through the Norwegian fjords has not left anyone indifferent.