The Fjord Mountains
Great value to visit Norway this summer
- Probably the cheapest trip to visit Norway
- Travel at your own pace with a rental car
- Stay in a mountain resort, with plenty of activities
- Central point to visit most of the fjords and mountains
- Choose self-catering and save once in Norway
- 7 nights in the chosen accommodation
- Return flights (tax included)
- 7 days car rental
- Take a boat that runs parallel to the lake Xianyang National Park . The views are splendid.
- Geiranger fjord one of the most spectacular mountain Fjord.
- Flam Train crossing the Norwegian Alps. During the tour you can enjoy beautiful views of valleys, mountains and waterfalls.
- Wooden Churches and Sognefjord on Lake Vangsmjössa.
- Many motorway in Norway are electronic toll sistems. You just pass through the toll and do not stop by. It takes a picture of your car licence plate and the rental company automatically adds the total amount to your final bill and charges it at your credit card.
Beitostotolen is located in the mountainous area of southern Norway, and enjoys splendid views to the Jotunheimen National Park. It is a mountain resort with all the facilities and high quality accommodation. During summer months, it offers many activities to enjoy the marvellous nature of the area. And for children, the highlight is the Kingdom of the Trolls, a fantasy world that you will find in Beitostolen.
But while we could spend all week here relaxing in his great Spa or participating in the many activities offered as a karting or sledding downhill, rappelling, boating, hiking, rafting, canyoning or climbing among others the most important feature is the privileged location of Beitostolen.
Holidays at Beitostolen mean that you can visit the main natural attractions of Norway, avoiding most crowded areas. A mixture of calm and relaxation, while enjoying the unforgettable experience of visiting Norway´s most famous Fjords and Glaciers.
The following itinerary is a suggestion of excursions and visits you can do while staying in Beitostolen, the mountains above the fjords:
Day 1Flight to Norway
Check-in at your home airport 90 minutes before the designated departure time of your flight to Oslo. Upon arrival at Oslo Airport pick-up the rental car you will use the whole week. Drive the ca. 200 Km. To Beitostolen Resort where your acommodation is located. Check-in and first night in Norway.
Day 2The Fjord Mountains.
Today we suggest you to spend the day discovering the highland areas surronding Beitostolen. About 30 km north of your acommodations, in Bygdin, you can take a boat to cruise the main lake of the National Park, with splendid views. You can return by boat or on foot, an easy distance of about 4hrs. South of Beitostolen you can visit the Valdres area (highlights are the wooden church in Heggen or the beautiful Valdres Folk Museum). Night in Beitostolen.
Day 3The Geiranger Fjord.
Today you can visit the most dramatic of all the fjords. You have to take the road crossing the Valdresflya Mountain Pass until Hol (wooden church and mountain´s museum). From there the route borders the Jostedalsbreen National Park (glaciers) via Stryn to Hellesylt. This is the departure port of an amazing ferry cruise crossing all the fjord till reaching Geiranger. You can come back to Beitsotolen via the famous Dalsnibba mountain road. Today you will drive arounf 340 Km. all in all, so we recommend an early start. Night in Beitostolen.
Day 4Jotunheimen National Park.
Today you can relax of car driving and spend the day in the nearby Jotunheimen National Park. A short distance from the resort is Gjendesheim, from where departs the boat that sails 18 kilometers inside the heart of the National Park on Lake Gjende. The boat has some stops en-route designated to do some short walks a bit around the area. On your way back we recommend to stop by the Ridderspranget rapids to discover its legend. Night in Beitostolen.
Day 5The Flam Railway.
Circa 80 km from Beitostolen there is the Gol train station. Here you can board the train that, crossing through the Norwegian Alps, takes you to Myrdal. In Myrdal awaits you the famous Flam Railway, which takes peple to the Sognefjord downloading 1000 height differecen in less than 14 Km. Once in Flam you can tour the Sognefjord by ferry boat before enjoying dramatic landscapes in your train return journey. Night in Beitostolen.
Day 6Lillehammer, the Olympic city.
Today´s suggestion is driving the fast road to Lillehammer (less than 150 Km.). You can stop en-route to visit Gudbrandsdalen , a beautiful alpine valley. Once in the city enjoy the Maihaugen Folk Museum, showing buildings from all around the country and with plenty of activities of great interest to children and adults. There are also the Olympic venues and the pedestrian street Storgata, among the most beautiful and traditional in whole Norway. Night in Beitostolen.
Day 7The Wooden Churches & Sognefjord.
We recommend you to visit the stave churches of Lomen, Ore and Hoyen, in the Vang lake area. While enjoying the beautiful lake Vangsmjössa, landscapes you will arrive to Borgund, the most beautiful and spectacular of all the wooden churches of Norway. From there it is a short drive to Ardal, deep into the Sognefjord. You can visit some of the fjord before driving back to the Resort (Ardal is 111 Km away) Night in Beitostolen.
Day 8Flight back home.
Leave Beitostolen with enough time to reach Oslo Airport around 120 minutes before the designated departure time of your flight. It´s a drive of around 200 Km. Drop-off the rental car and check-in to your flight back home. Arrival and end of the trip.
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