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Norway in a NutshellR - Official Tour

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Address: Jernbanetorget 1 | Oslo Sentralstasjon, Oslo 0154, Norway
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Norway in a nutshell® - fjord cruise & Flam Railway

This legendary tour...

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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US$ 391.22*
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Self-Guided Norway Tour: Oslo to Bergen
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US$ 310.16*
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Norway in a Nutshell - Roundtrip from Bergen to Bergen
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US$ 488.48*
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Norway in a Nutshell - Roundtrip from Oslo to Oslo

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Oslo to Bergen and back

An efficient and easy way to see wonderful scenery and the city of Bergen. The express trains were comfortable and modern, the Flam railway was a fabulous trip through the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An efficient and easy way to see wonderful scenery and the city of Bergen. The express trains were comfortable and modern, the Flam railway was a fabulous trip through the mountains and the fjord cruise was beautiful. We stayed overnight in Bergen which we loved.

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Preben H, Social Media Manager at Norway in a NutshellR - Official Tour, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your positive review here! Much appreciated. Take care. Kind regards, Preben Social Media Manager Fjord Tours More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have already done quite a bit of train travel, so weren't overly excited that the majority of this trip is sitting looking out a window, but the scenery was beautiful. I would prefer to go either when there's lots of snow, or in the spring/summer, much of what we saw was all brown and not so nice. It would... More 

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Preben H, Social Media MAnager at Norway in a NutshellR - Official Tour, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for the review here at Tripadvisor. Glad you enjoyed the scenic route. Take care. All the best, Preben Social Media Manager Fjord Tours More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to take Norway in a Nutshell on a beautiful, sunny, winter day. We took the round trip from Bergen. We rode by train, bus, boat and then train. I would say that the most beautiful scenery is on the boat where you are in the narrowest fjord in Norway called the Naeroyfjord. The Flam train is also... More 

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Preben H, Social Media Manager at Norway in a NutshellR - Official Tour, responded to this review

Hi, Sounds to me you had an excellent day on tour. Thanks for the review! Hope to see you back with us some day. Take care. Kind wishes, Preben Social Media Manager Fjord Tours More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing adventure through beautiful Norwegian countryside but for exactly the same tour on exactly the same transport as the NIN tour we saved around 400 NOK per person by buying on the day each ticket ourselves. Definitely could have saved even more if we'd have booked further in advance. Tourist information told us that in the busy season NIN might... More 

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Preben H, Social Media Manager at Norway in a NutshellR - Official Tour, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the review, though I must say I would have hoped you booked this popular tour through us. Next time.. Take care. All the best, Preben Social Media Manager Fjord Tours More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I Saud words fail me because our holiday was absolutely amazing, it was everything we hoped for and more. From embarcation to disembarcation back home. Ship, staff, accommodation, facilities on board were very good. Only one tour was disappointing and that was the Atlantic Road one. We were told there would be stops to take in the amazing road and... More 

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Preben H, Social Media Manager at Norway in a NutshellR - Official Tour, responded to this review

Hi, So nice to read your positive review! Thanks! Happy to hear everything went smooth. Best regards, Preben Social Media Manager Fjord Tours More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Norway in a Nutshell tour is a magical way of seeing Norway in a short time frame. We took the train out of Norway and rode through the Buskerud valley's for a quick stop in Aal. This town had a wonderful charm and nice shopping. We continued over the pass down through magestic mountain passses near waterfalls down to... More 

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Preben H, Social Media Manager at Norway in a NutshellR - Official Tour, responded to this review

Hi, So nice to read your great review! Thank you so much. Hope to see you back with us some day. Best regards, Preben Social Media Manager Fjord Tours More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Doing the Norway in a Nutshell tour was amazing. The scenery was breathtaking and the boat ride in the third was nice. Luckily, it was sunny and the temperature was mild the day we did the tour, so it worked out well for us and we saw a lot.

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Preben H, Social Media Manager at Norway in a NutshellR - Official Tour, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the great review! Take care! Best regards, Preben Social Media Manager Fjord Tours More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton We highly recommend relying on Norway in a Nutshell to plan tours of the fjords and west coast of this spectacular Scandinavian country. One cannot visit Norway without setting aside time to visit the ancient glaciers, mountain sides and waterways. There are... More 

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Hi, Thanks for your very positive review here! Much appreciated. Take care. Kind regards, Preben Social Media Manager Fjord Tours More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Overall the trip was great as already described by many others here. We did it in winter and so there are far less people - getting seats and great views on all modes of transportation is not a problem (downside: if you do the whole trip in one day the bus drive will be in the dark). I would highly... More 

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Preben H, Social Media Manager at Norway in a NutshellR - Official Tour, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the review! To other readers of this: please note that our all in one package is not more expensive than if you try to book this very popular tour on your own. When you book through us, all tickets are handled in one booking operation, and it saves you a lot of time! When we have confirmed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We booked our tour in advance and were amazed at how easy everything went. From collecting our tickets at the Oslo station to the hotels booked in advance for us. I would really love to do this tour in spring/summer some day, but the winter trip was just so fantastic! We loved every minute of it.

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Hi, Thanks for your excellent review! Glad you enjoyed our tour. Take care. Best wishes, Preben Social Media Manager Fjord Tours More 

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