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Norway in a Nutshell

Jernbanetorget 1 | Oslo Sentralstasjon, Oslo 0154, Norway
+47 55 55 76 60
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Efficient Way to see Norway

We chose to drive and explored most of the fjords of norway on our own. By the end of the trip, we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dmath35489
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Tampa, Florida
Highlight of travelling around Scandinavia

After this journey, Norway has replaced New Zealand as the most consistently beautiful country I've... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ciunas8
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 2 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
Reviewed 2 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

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

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 2 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 yesterday

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 3 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 yesterday

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 3 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

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Fjord_Tours1, Guest Relations Manager at Norway in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 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 3 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 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 5 days ago

Norway is a nutshell is the easiest way to do the tour in a short time. The company sent the tickets and information but at most places to transfer ( train, bus, boat, train, train) there was no one from the company and regular rail/bus...More

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

Dear anerlli, Thank you so much for the review! As stated on our website, there is no guide on this tour. You travel on your own by following the travel itinerary and all connections are all within close proximity of each other for easy transfer....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

A really good way to see many of the scenic highlights of Norway. We spent two days on the train being transported through the amazing fjords. This is a great way to travel through Norway (going from point a to b) and seeing lovely things...More

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

Dear jurgenhasselbat Thank you for the great review - be sure to check out our other tours next time you visit Norway! Kind regards Fjord Tours

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked this trip at Bergen station last week (note it was about 500 NOK cheaper than booking on line) and paid a hefty £567 for this one day trip for a family of four. This trip was supposed to be the highlight of our...More

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

Dear Gusk5bu9r, Thank you for the review - glad to hear that you found the scenery to be lovely and the trip to be fantastic. On the other hand, I am sorry to hear about your bad experience on the buses and with other rude...More

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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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Weather is unpredictable in fjord area especially w the mountains. So u need layers and be prepared for it to rain at any stage. We went from sunny and warm to cloudy and rain and cool in one day. Temps probably around... More
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