|Season (11 Apr 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)|
Guided fjord trip to the beautiful Sognefjord, Vik and Tvindefossen waterfall. This circular tour starts and ends in Bergen.
This circular tour will take you on a breathtaking cruise along the King of the Fjords: the Sognefjord, the largest and deepest fjord in Norway. Get your camera ready on the boat cruise and head to the top-deck. Admire the majestic mountains, open waters and captivating wildlife.
The tour includes a visit to the fjord village of Vik, where you’ll be spoilt by the rich cultural heritage. Here you will meet your local guide, which will accompany you to the Hopperstad Stave Church, one of the oldest stave churches in Norway, to the Hove stone Church, again one of the oldest we have, with its rich burial finds from Roman times.
With your guide you will walk among the traditional wooden houses and you will learn about the history of Vikøyri. Your senses also will be discovering new interesting flavors, in fact Vik is the only place in Norway to produce “Gamalost”, a traditional Norwegian cheese. You will be introduced to this very old cheese at Tines Ostebar, which serves up deli¬cious samples. Your senses are ready now, to enjoy a tasty lunch with local food, try also the delicious raspberry juice produced here.
On the part of the journey with the bus, you can fill up your eyes with the variety of stunning landscapes while passing the mountainous road of Vikafjellet. Between Vik and Bergen lies Tvinde¬fossen waterfall. It’s one of Norway’s top attractions and is certainly one to cross off your must-see list. This tour starts and ends in Bergen.
You can either start your day with the bus to Vik over Vikafjellet and return to Bergen by boat, or as an alternative, you can start your trip by boat, sailing through the Sognefjord to Vik and then continue on over Vikafjellet and back to Bergen by bus.
Timetable - start with boat:
08:00 Departure by boat from Bergen Strandkaiterminal (next to the Tourist Information)
11:30 Arrival Vik. Time to meet your guide and enjoy Vik for the next 4 hours:
Guided walk in Vik, cheese degustation at Tine Ostebar, buffet lunch, guided bus tour to Vik's cultural heritage ending at Hopperstad Stave church
15:35 Departure by bus from Hopperstad Stave Church. Photostop at Storesvingen, Vikafjellet and Tvindefossen Waterfall.
18:45 Arrival downtown Bergen by the Tourist Information Center
Timetable - start with buss:
10:00 Departure by bus from outside the Bergen Tourist Information
13:30 Arrive Hoppestad Stave Church. Time to meet your guide and enjoy Vik for the next 3,5 hours:
Guided bus tour to Vik's cultural heritage starting with Hopperstad Stave church, cheese degustation at Tine Ostebar, buffet lunch, guided walk in Vik ending at the quay.
17:10 Depart by boat from Vik kai
20:45 Arrive by boat at Bergen Strandkaiterminal (Next to the Tourist Information)
The tour must be booked minimum 2 days before departure.
You will receive a new email from booking@visitBergen.com within 2 working days with your NEW reference number. That is your valid ticket and must be shown when boarding. Your order is then 100% confirmed. If you do not receive this email, please contact us on e-mail booking@visitBergen.com as soon as possible. You can print the tickets or show on your mobile device when boarding.
Cancellation must be made minimum 2 days before departure and should be made by email to booking@visitBergen.com. If cancelled, you will receive a full refund less NOK 100 cancellation fee per order.
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