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My travels in Europe:
Norwegian cruise to the fjords


One week on the North Sea and Norwegian fjords, part 2:

  1. Day 1 - 2: Norway cruise: Copenhagen departure, ship Costa Mediterranea
  2. Day 3: Norway cruise: Flåm*
  3. Day 4: Norway cruise: Hellesylt and Geiranger
  4. Day 5: Norway cruise: Bergen
  5. Day 6: Norway cruise: Stavanger
  6. Day 7: Norway cruise: Oslo

Flåm:

Not very much text, just enjoy the beautiful places! The third day we reach the small village Flåm, to come to this village you have to pass the fjord Aurlandsfjorden.

Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

Fjords are very deep and there is no problem for a big cruiser like this to go all the way in.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

Flåm is popular and many cruiser come to this place.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

Now that we have anchored it is time for a walk in Flåm.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

Flåmbana Museet, Flåm Line is a single track 20 km long railway.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


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Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

We decided to take a fjord tour with the smaller boat Sogneprins in the local surroundings.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

Aurlandsfjorden is just a part of the bigger Sognefjorden.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

Sognefjorden is more than 200 km long.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

There are countless of small waterfalls along the fjord.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

Coast village Aurlandsvangen.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


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Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


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Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

What is a fjord? Here is some information:


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

Coast village Undredal.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

After a short distance we turn west into Näröyfjorden.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


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Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

With this small boat we come very close to the waterfalls, almost into it.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm

After a while we had come to Gudvangen and from here we take a bus up to the mountain and a hotel.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen


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Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen

Stalheim hotel.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen

Later when we were back on our cruiser there were a party here, as usual.


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen


Cruise on fjords of Norway, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Gudvangen

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