Highlights Of Noway Telemark & The Sognefjord
Norway is a ruggedly beautiful country of precipitous mountains, tumbling waterfalls, deep fjords and glaciers. Our tour combines some of the most beautiful highlights along with historical Telemark, where we experience the story of the Heroes of Telemark where these famous events of WWII occurred.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
We travel to Dover to board our shortferry service to Calais. On arrival we travel throughto Holland for our first overnight stay with bed andbreakfast included (dinner not included).
After breakfast we say farewell toHolland as we make our way north into our firsttaste of Scandinavia with an overnight stay inthe Aarhus area with dinner, bed and breakfast.
This morning we make our way to theDanish port of Hirtshals for our ferry journey tothe Norwegian port of Larvik. We continue tothe Telemark area for an overnight stay withdinner, bed and breakfast.
After an early start we continue ourjourney north to the heavy-water sabotage site,where Norwegian saboteurs (The Heroes ofTelemark) fought to prevent the Nazis fromobtaining the water to produce nuclear weaponsin WWII. We join a mini-bus for the shortjourney across the gorge and up to the VemorkPower Station to learn more. After our visit wecontinue our journey north, finally taking a shortferry journey across the beautiful Sognefjord toour home for the next 4 nights, the LeikangerHotel, which includes dinner, bed and breakfast.
Today we enjoy a full day at leisure torelax at our hotel on the fjord and take in theviews.
We enjoy a full day excursion today tothe Jostedalsbreen National Park, with a visit tothe Breheim Visitor Centre to learn more aboutthis unique area. We also enjoy a boat journeyto the foot of the Glacier itself.
Today the famous “Norway in aNutshell” tour. The day starts with a journey tothe port of Kaupanger, where we board a ferry(approx. 09.00 departure for a 2 hour 30 minutejourney) sailing down the narrow Naeroyfjordand Aurlandsfjord with steep cliffs rising on bothsides of the boat, to the port of Gudvangen. Wecontinue to the village of Flam for a trip on theworld famous railway to Myrdal and back, seeingsome of the most beautiful scenery on our tour.
This morning we say farewell to theSognefjord with one last ferry crossing, stoppingfor a short visit to the impressive Stave Church ofHopperstad, dating from around 1140. Wecontinue south to Larvik for overnight dinner,bed and breakfast.
A very early breakfast this morningbefore departing the hotel and joining the earlymorning ferry departure to Hirtshals. Wecontinue on our journey to the Hamburg area forovernight with bed and breakfast (dinner notincluded).
Our final leg of the journey takes us tothe Liege area for an overnight stay includingbed and breakfast (dinner not included).
Our journey comes to an end today as wetravel to the port of Calais and on to Dover aswe head homeward.
Leikanger Fjord Hotel
Leikanger Fjord Hotel is situated in a beautiful position
on the Sognefjord itself with its own fjord side garden.
The area enjoys a mild climate which allows peaches,
apricots and walnuts to thrive here.
Everyone who works at this family-run hotel, which was founded in 1920,
will work hard to make sure that your stay is a pleasant one.
The hotel does not have a lift.Back to top