Hurtigruten - "Die schönste Seereise der Welt"
Landmarks such as the beautiful Tvindefossen, the famous Stalheimskleiva, the Nærøydalen valley, and the Flåm railway are some of the attractions along the cycle route.
This ride passes through the Nærøyfjorden area, one of the areas of the UNESCO world heritage list. Landmarks such as the beautiful Tvindefossen, the famous Stalheimskleiva, the Nærøydalen valley, and the Flåm railway are some of the attractions along the route.
This tour encompasses a bike ride to Gudvangen, a boat ride to Flåm and train back to the starting point at Voss. This trip last for 3 days and comprises two nights at hotel. Additional activities along the route are the Viking exhibition in Gudvangen and tasting of local beer in Flåm.
Guided bike rides available:
18-20 of May 2018
4-6 of June 2018
2-4 of July 2018
3-5 of September 2018
Bike rides without guide may be booked at any dates, only on request.
Region: Norway, Nærøyfjorden UNESCO area
Destinations: Nærøyfjorden, Gudvangen, Flåm, Stalheim, Voss, Myrkdalen
Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights
Level: Intermediate riders, recommended for ages 12+
Price with guide from: NOK 8900,- each person
Price without guide from: NOK 6400,- each person
Addition for single rooms: NOK 1600,- each person
Nærøyfjorden trip day by day
Day 1: Arrival – Welcome to Voss!
We meet in the afternoon for a warm welcome at Store Ringheim Hotel & Restaurant. This is a most special hotel in agricultural surroundings in the outskirts of Voss centre, all the rooms are uniquely designed and brand new decorated. We get together with the crew and the rest of the group who will join us on our trip. A glass of a local beer or mineral water and some Norwegian “tapas” will be served. Information regarding the trip will be given and we will have a look at the bicycles to adjust the equipment for you. You can choose between three different Scott bicycle types, read more about the bicycles here and please let us know when you have made your choice.
There will be possibilities to go for a short evening trip to test the bikes, where we head for the Mølstertunet open air museum nearby, with a wonderful view to the centre of Voss and the lakes and mountains beyond. Three course dinner is included, and will be served at Store Ringheim Hotel & Restaurant in the evening.
• Highlights: Voss, Mølstertunet Folk Museum,
• Bicycle distance: 2km (just to check the equipment)
• Meals: Norwegian “tapas”, 3 course dinner
• Accommodation: Store Ringheim Hotel & Restaurant
Day 2: Biking down Stalheimskleiva hairpin road towards Nærøyfjorden and the Viking Village!
After a lovely breakfast at Store Ringheim Hotel & Restaurant we head towards Tvindefossen to admire the beautiful waterfall. On our way we will pass several lakes and small farmyards. This day we will bicycle both on smaller, less trafficked side roads, and also be escorted by a support vehicle on the more busy stretches. From Tvindefossen we continue towards Stalheim Hotel where we will enjoy lunch and also admire the stunning view from the hotel garden. We will then bicycle down the famous Stalheimskleiva hairpin road and continuing down the Nærøy valley, along the beautiful river towards Gudvangen where we will be accommodated at Gudvangen Fjordtell.
• Highlights: Tvindefossen waterfall, Stalheim, Stalheimskleiva hairpin road, Stalheimsfossen and Sivlefossen waterfalls, Nærøy valley, Gudvangen, The Viking Village, Nærøyfjorden
• Bicycle distance: 43km
• Meals: Breakfast, lunch, 3 course dinner
• Accommodation: Gudvangen Fjordtell
Day 3: Ferry boat trip on The Nærøyfjord towards Flåm and a ride on the famous Flåm Railway
After an early Viking breakfast in Gudvangen Fjordtell we go by foot on board the ferryboat that takes us on the famous Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord towards Flåm. There will be time for sightseeing and possibilities for lunch in Flåm before we enter the Flåm railway line. Change of trains at Myrdal, where we will travel through a long tunnel and get off the train on a very local stop called Ljosanbotn. From here bicycling starts again in the afternoon down the Raundalen valley towards Voss. Possibilities for a very refreshing swim in the “Keep Smiling” river, before continuing bicycling to Voss.
• Highlights: Nærøyfjorden, Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm
• Bicycle distance: 36km
• Meals: Breakfast
Our trip ends in the centre of Voss late in the afternoon. It is possible to add on accommodation at Store Ringheim Hotel & Restaurant on request.
Alternative: transfer to Oslo or Bergen by train on your own.