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Fly into: Oslo Fly out of: Oslo
Total Duration: 8 Days

Norway in a nutshell covers the best of this fjord favorite. Start in the sleepy capital of Oslo, before crossing the country through the railway villages of Flam and Voss. End up along the Atlantic in Bergen, Norway's charming second city.

    This Trip's Top Experiences:

  • Natural Beauty
  • Museums
Days 1-3

1 Oslo

City of Marvels

  • Bike around the city, from the harbor to the Aker Brygge
  • The Munch Museum is a scream
  • Take a leap of faith and visit the famed Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump
  • Natural Beauty
  • Museums
  • Art and Culture
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Day 4
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2 Flåm

A Scenic Railway Village

  • Take a ride on the Flåm Railway, 12 mi/19 km long but 2,850 feet up
  • Visit the Flam Railway Museum to see how this impressive feat of engineering was built
  • Grab some knickknacks at Saga Souvenirs
  • History
  • Natural Beauty
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Days 5-6
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3 Voss

Great Norwegian Hiking

  • See how they farmed in the old days at the Molstertunet
  • Take a hike in the surrounding mountains
  • See local art at the Galleri Voss
  • Natural Beauty
  • History
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Days 7-8
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4 Bergen

Norway's Charming Second City

  • Walk along the 14th-century wharf
  • Visit St. Mary's Church, one of Norway's Romanesque delights
  • Visit the little garden hut that was home to Edvard Grieg, Norway's most famous composer
  • Museums
  • History
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