‘Sognefjord in a Nutshell’

This item appears on page 68 of the May 2016 issue.

 Travelers can experience the deepest and longest fjord in Norway by train and boat on the “Sognefjord in a Nutshell” day tour offered by Fjordtours (Møllendalsveien 1A, N5009 Bergen, Norway; phone +47 55 55 76 60, www.fjordtours.com/en).

A 2-hour train ride from Bergen to Myrdal is followed by a one-hour ride on the Flåm Railway from Myrdal to Flåm and then a 5½-hour fjord cruise back to Bergen. Travelers can also begin and end their journey in Oslo, requiring two 5-hour train trips to and from Bergen.

Including entry to the Flåm Railway Museum, a round-trip ticket from Bergen costs NOK1,540 (near $185) and from Oslo, NOK2,890.