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Norway in a Nutshell

Jernbanetorget 1 | Oslo Sentralstasjon, Oslo 0154, Norway
+47 55 55 76 60
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Simply stunning

My wife and I did this trip again and had forgotten just how wonderful the scenery is. The NSB... read more

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Ciaran32
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St Helens, United Kingdom
Take the premium boat - it's SO worth it!

This was my second time on Norway in a Nutshell and it was SO much better! We took the round trip... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DebL457
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West Des Moines, Iowa
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Norway in a nutshell® - fjord cruise & Flam Railway This legendary tour takes you through Norway’s most breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery, as well as a trip on Europe’s top scenic rail journeys. The Norway in a nutshell ® trip takes you through some of Norway's most beautiful fjord scenery. You will experience the scenic Bergen Railway, the breathtaking Flam Railway, the Aurlandsfjord, the narrow and dramatic UNESCO-protected Nærøyfjord and the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva (May-September). The trip is available as a day tour or as a tour with overnight stays en route. You can start the tour in Oslo, Bergen, Voss or Flam, no matter the season, in winter, spring, summer or fall. You customize your own tour by adding hotels and activities of your choice along the way. Everything is handled in one easy booking operation.
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Jernbanetorget 1 | Oslo Sentralstasjon, Oslo 0154, Norway
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I did this trip again and had forgotten just how wonderful the scenery is. The NSB trains are very comfortable and even have water fresh water dispensers free of charge in the carriages which have large viewing windows. The journey fro Oslo...More

Thank Ciaran32
Fjord_Tours1, Guest Relations Manager at Norway in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Ciaran32, Thanks a lot for your review! It sounds like you have taken the Sognefjord in a nutshell tour and that you really enjoyed it. And yes, Finse is the highest point on the Bergen Railway. And thanks for the tip: a fully charged...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my second time on Norway in a Nutshell and it was SO much better! We took the round trip schedule from Bergen on a Saturday and there were no cruise ships in the harbor so it was crowded but not nearly as crowded...More

Thank DebL457
Fjord_Tours1, Guest Relations Manager at Norway in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear DebL457, Thank you so much for the great review! Very happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip - even the second time around! :D Be sure to check out our other tours next time you visit Norway! Kind regards Fjord Tours

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour because we could do it at our own pace without having to be part of a large group or rely upon a guide. The trip is simply a collection of train, coach and boat tickets, which are linked together so...More

Thank ManchesterAlbion
Fjord_Tours1, Guest Relations Manager at Norway in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear ManchesterAlbion Thank you for the review! Glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and happy to hear that you were able to travel at your own pace. Be sure to check out our other tours next time you visit Norway! Kind regards Fjord...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose to drive and explored most of the fjords of norway on our own. By the end of the trip, we used NiN to take us from bergen to oslo. We intentionally skipped this region to cover it first hand on this trip. What...More

Thank dmath35489
Fjord_Tours1, Guest Relations Manager at Norway in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear dmath35489, Thank you for the review! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour and that you were able to customize it exactly like you wanted. Be sure to check out our other tours next time you visit Norway! Kind regards Fjord Tours

Reviewed 5 days ago

After this journey, Norway has replaced New Zealand as the most consistently beautiful country I've visited. Nothing is cheap in Norway but the price was well worth paying. Spectacular views all along the route. Package includes the fabulous Flåm railway & a fjord cruise, which...More

Thank Ciunas8
Fjord_Tours1, Guest Relations Manager at Norway in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Ciunas8 Wow - thank you so much for that great review! Glad to hear that Norway got your top spot! ;) Kind regards Fjord Tours

Reviewed 5 days ago

We began in Oslo railway station on the train to Bergan - this was 25 mins late but we had designated seats and places to stash cases and it was comfortable. We got off at Mydal but had very little time there because the train...More

Thank NewcastleSusieq
Fjord_Tours1, Guest Relations Manager at Norway in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear NewcastleSusieq, Thank you for the review! Note that it is possible to take the tour in several days, adding stops along the way. If you have the time, that is. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your day and finished it of with a...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have the time when visiting Norway this is a "must do" trip and we suggest you do not rush it but take the 3-day package which includes 2 nights in the beautiful & picturesque village of Flam. It is a well-trodden tourist journey,...More

Thank Indy215
Fjord_Tours1, Guest Relations Manager at Norway in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Indy215, Thank you for the great review! I totally agree, it is unbelievable & spectacular! Just a quick note - when you book a tour with us, all required seat reservations are made by us. On certain legs during the trip it is not...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a fabulous way to truly experience Norway in a Nutshell. Within a day you get to take a boat and see the majestic fjords, ride the bus through hairpin bends, take a romantic train and spend some time in the postcard perfect town...More

Thank Mal007_12
Fjord_Tours1, Guest Relations Manager at Norway in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mal007_12 Wow - thank you for the great review! Happy to hear that you enjoyed you Norway in a nutshell tour! Kind regards Fjord Tours

Reviewed 6 days ago

In reading reviews, it may be helpful to know that they do not all refer to the same itinerary, and all can be customized. For starters some of the tours cruise the Hardangerfjord, while others cruise branches of the much more beautiful Sognefjord. The former...More

2  Thank Wayfarer909
Fjord_Tours1, Guest Relations Manager at Norway in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Wayfarer909 Thank you for your comprehensive and thorough review! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your day. The reason we have so many alternatives and variations to our tours, is so that customers can custom build their tours exactly as they prefer....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the Norway in a Nutshell from Flam for the day. Boat from Flan around the fjords was spectacular. They day was cloudy but the sights were magnificent. Even better than the sights from the train. Boat ended at a small town where we...More

Thank PhotoSandy
Fjord_Tours1, Guest Relations Manager at Norway in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear PhotoSandy Thanks a lot for the great review, happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour! Kind regards Fjord Tours

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I think it's exactly the same except for fact you get the package and don't have to buy individual components Everywhere was crowded but not messy
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Hello, if you esit until you arrive, and look at the other options available there, you might see that you do NOT need NIN and sabe yourself their fees! They only sell what you can easily purchase on your own and give NO... More
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We did Norway in a Nutshell from Oslo to Bergen. In Oslo we stayed at The Thief (Excellent hotel!). In Bergen at the Radisson Blu Royal which is quite good, the location is excellent and breakfasts are great
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