Surrounded by high mountains and fjords, this particular fjord is the country's longest and also deepest. The scenery along the fjord is just too good.
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Sognefjorden is one of the Norwegian fjords that you came to see, but I would put this fjord at the top of the list. Classic high granite walls with many waterfalls from the melting snow caps on the peaks. Small villages with many photogenic scenes...More
We spent most of this boat trip inside due to misty, cloudy weather outside. The ship was quite crowded so this trip was not as enjoyable as it could have been on a sunny, warm summer day. The view of the mountains was still spectacular...More
This is the longest fjord, the biggest glacier and the highest mountains under UNESCO from 2005. Place is powerful and we did feel connected to nature. The natural fenomen of blue fjord, glaciers, valleys, mountains, cristal clear colours will impress everyone.
Whether you climb the surrounding mountains, walk or bike any road along the fjord or cross it on a ferry, Sognefjorden is a breathtaking wonder. The fact that you always have the sea level to relate to, makes it a different experience from other mountains....More
Chose a rather chilly day to go on the ferry but nevertheless managed to stay up on the open viewing deck for the duration. Very pretty route taken along the fjord. I must admit I didn't find this trip as good as the Hardangerfjord ferry...More
We took the high speed boat from flam to Bergen its about 5.5 hours and maybe 10 stops, but what an amazing journey. Going to the front of the boat while it was moving was breathtaking and very windy, but got some great shots and...More
We went on a day that was supposed to be partly cloudy, but turned out to be solid overcast with intermittent, going to steady, rain. Not great for photos, but pretty amazing nevertheless, in a mysterious sort of way at best. Bring a book in...More
Flam, Norway was the destination but the approach and departure through Sognefjord was sooooooooo spectacular that "Cruising the Sognefjord" was listed on the cruise itinerary. If you are on a cruise ship this is a free excursion, don't sleep through it. Snow capped peaks and...More
We sailed into and out of Flam on the Sognefjord. The scenery was some of the best in the world. The afternoon sail out of Flam was really beautiful as the sun came out and it was blue sky. If you are sailing out of...More