This is the train journey from fjord to mountain. The Aurlandsfjord is a 29 kilometer long branch of the Sognefjord. The Årdalsfjord is the part of the Sognefjord that runs between the outer part of the Lustrafjord and the industrial town of Årdalstangen. GOTTA SEE SOGNEFJORD? Read about the lowest part of the valley, a 20 kilometre long hike starting at Østerbø and ending at Vassbygdi in Aurland. The surrounding nature has facilitated amounts of cheap hydroelectric energy which in turn has facilitated industry. The 18-kilometre (11 mi) long fjord is only 500 metres (1,600 ft) wide in some parts.[1]. At Solvorn you can take the small ferry across the Lustrafjord to Urnes and visit Urnes Stave Church and the Feigumfossen Waterfall. Due to damage on the road, it is now closed until further notice. The Road is closed during winter. The coloured enlightened halls will give a feeling of being out in the daylight for a few seconds and partly prevent motorists fall asleep during the passage. From Sengjaberget you have great view towards Eidsvatnet and Eidselva River, Skjolden, the Lustrafjord and Mt. The river Nærøydalselvi flows down the valley Nærøydalen into the fjord at the village of Gudvangen, near the European route E16 highway. It sat in a very narrow body of water (even narrower than the Geirangerfjord) in the innermost reaches of the Sognefjord in Sogn og Fjordane County near the border with Hordaland County. The narrow and spectacular Nærøyfjord is surrounded by steep valley sides and snow-covered peaks that rise 1,800 metres above sea level, with thundering waterfalls and picturesque villages along the fjord. One of the main historic events in the Viking age, the battle of Fimreite,  happened in Sognefjorden. We joined a Fjord Cruise, visited Stegastein Lookout and tried our kayaks. Ice Troll arranges combined guided tours with kayak on Lake Nigardsvatnet and glacier trip on Nigardsbreen Glacier. See the view from Stegastein Viewpoint by the Aurlandsfjord. Since 2005, the Nærøyfjord has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. From Mt Bøttejuv you can see straight down on the emerald green Lake Årdalsvatnet, 1320 meters below you, and to the surrounding moutains in Hurrungane and Jotunheimen, the roof of Norway. It is called the King of the fjords and is over 200 kilometre long. There are still snow in the mountains, the valleys are green, and the apple trees are blossoming. The new viewpoint at Utsikten at the top of Gaularfjellet is one of many great viewpoints along this road. Molden in the horizon. It is a great experience to kayak on this lake. You should definately put it on your “Bucket List”. Sognefjorden is a fjord in the county of Sogn og Fjordane in Norway.The district surrounding the fjord is known as Sogn.Sognefjorden is the longest fjord in Europe. The high mountains on either side – … Experience Norwegian nature and culture by bike and join a ready made roundtrip from Bergen to the Sognefjord. Small, idyllic villages. The 106 kilometre long road is closed during winter. You can start this tour with train from Oslo or Bergen to Myrdal Station. With its 17 km length can easily be visited as a day excursion from Flåm. The Nærøyfjord in Sogn is one of the worlds most beautiful and dramatic fjords. Solvorn nearby is a beautiful village down by the Lustrafjord. Great view towards the Aurlandsfjord and the surrounding mountains. The Sognefjord is the deepest fjord in the world ( 1308 metres or 4200 feet ), and one of the longest ( 204 km or 126 miles ). The dramatic nature attracts guests who seek adventures all year round. Lustrafjord, and we drove towards the Aurlandsfjord and surrounding mountains visit Urnes Stave Church, the for. Association Ne fø´ Sjøen has now restored many of the fjords and closed! 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