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Norway in a nutshell, plus a stay in Blastrand?

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Norway in a nutshell, plus a stay in Blastrand?

Hello we intend to do the NN trip (basic one), starting in Oslo and ending in Bergen. we are thinking of adding in overnighti stops in Flam and Balestrand, the latter not being a town included in the basic NN.

Q: will the Balestrand to Flam ferry connect up with the NN fjord boat schedule, in July?

Another query, which is preferred NN tour: the Sognefjord one or the basic NN one. The former appears to return to Betgen by e Balestrom to Bergen boat, but not sure which offers best Fjord offerings.

Many thanks

Chris.

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1. Re: Norway in a nutshell, plus a stay in Blastrand?

Very sorry, but the timetables you are asking for are not out yet, so it is not possible to give an exact answer. Last year there was one boat in the morning and one in the evening between Flåm and Balestrand. It is also possible to go by bus via Sogndal, but again summer timetables are not available to date.

http://www.ruteinfo.net/

The classic NiN from Bergen via Voss offers the best scenery, but if you spend the night in Balestrand it will not be convenient to backtrack to Flåm just to take the bus to Bergen. The scenic road is one way - from Voss to Gudvangen only. In this case the catamaran is a better option imo.

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2. Re: Norway in a nutshell, plus a stay in Blastrand?

Hello

Many thanks for your prompt reply -much appreciated.

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