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Norway - Land of Fjords & Mountains

Norway - Land of Fjords & Mountains

Norway - a land of spectacular fjords, snow capped mountains and historic villages, our base is at a superior family run hotel on the Hardangerfjord from where we explore some of the best scenery in the country.

The region of Hardangerfjord is the famous 'fruit' fjord with its abundance of cherry and apple orchards growing by the fjords waters.  Offering something for everyone, there are walks by the rushing rivers and hiking on the Vidda whilst enjoying a hotel which boats excellent Norwegian cuisine and service

DAY ONE

Your door to door service will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Norway a local coach will transfer you through beautiful scenery of the Fjords and Mountains to the Hotel Ullensvang, our base for the next 7 nights

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DAY TWO

After breakfast we have free time to explore the village of Lofthus, later we enjoy a guided walking tour through the local apple orchards via the church, enjoying a refreshing glass of the local apple juice enroute

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DAY THREE

Today we drive to Kinsarvik to get the ferry to Utne, a delightful village on the Hardanger, here we have an included visit to the Folk Museum to see national costumes, old style farmer's houses and learn about the Hardanger Fiddle. We then take the narrow yet beautiful waterside drive to Jondal, from here, weather permitting, a drive up the spectacular road to the Fonna Glacier to see the summer skiing. We return via the new tunnel under the Folgefonna Glacier.

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DAY FOUR

Today you have the day at leisure to relax in the hotel or explore at your own pace.

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DAY FIVE

Today we take the new road bridge across Hardanger and onwards to Voss, on the shores of lovely Vangsvatnet Lake. Here we enjoy an included ride on 'Norway in a Nutshell' mountain train to Flam followed by a stunning fjords cruise featuring Naeroyfjord, the narrowest in Norway. We continue via the famous Staleim ancient coach road enjoying the spectacular valley views before returning to Lofthus.

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DAY SIX

Today we enjoy a drive along the Sorfjord to Eidfjord for a chance to see the cruise ship terminal before our included visit to the Hardangervidda Nature Centre with its grass roof and informative video on life on Hardanger and the fjords. Later we head across the fjord to the beautiful village of Ulvik, taking the scenic fjord and mountain road, we hve time here to explore and take lunch in one of the many cafes, before heding into the hills for a tour and tasting of a local cider farm using apples from their own orchards. We enjoy the spectacular view before returning to the hotel.

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DAY SEVEN

After breakfast we head to Odda, with a little free time for shopping before continuing through the mighty Folgefonna Tunnel and onto the Barony at Rosendal for a visit and guided tour. A 1665 manor house in an idyllic settling, see very special Scandinavian interiors and explore the romantic Renaissance rose garden. T here will be time for lunch in the famous greenhouse, make your own selection from delicious cakes or lunches using ingredients from the Barony Kitchen Garden, later we return to the hotel.

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DAY NINE

Today we leave Norway, time permitting we will have time in Bergen to explore the harbourside where you will see the famous colourful wooden houses along the Brygen harbour, our local coach will transfer us to the airport and our return flight back to the UK and your door to door service home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

HOTEL ULLENSVANG 4 star

Situated on the Hardangerfjord in Lofthus the hotel has been run by the same family for over 165 years.  The hotel garden has a fabulous view of the Folgefonna glacier which towers majestically over the blue waters of the Fjoprd.  The activity centre offers an indoor swimming pool, indoor tennis court, squash, pool, table tennis, fitness room and a golf simultator.  The ensuite rooms all have a view of the Fjord and are equipped with Satellite TV, radio, minibar and hairdryer and WiFi.  All rooms are non smoking.

 

Included:

Door to door service

Airport Transfers

Return flights from the UK

Porterage

7 nights accommodation dinner, bed & breakfast at the Hotel Ullensvang

Coach tours as mentioned in the itinerary

All entrance fees during excursions

Services of a Tour Manager throughout

 

Supplements:

£255 single supplement

 

Flights may depart from London

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Water Street Abergele, Water Street
Opposite Bowling Green
Bangor Station Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Railway Station
Caernarfon Morrissons Caernarfon, Morrissons Bus Stop
Chester Holiday Inn South Chester, Holiday Inn South
Chirk, Moreton Park Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Station Colwyn Bay, Station
Deganwy Station Bus Stop Deganwy Station Bus Stop
Ewloe St Davids Park Ewloe, MainRoad Outside St Davids Park Hotel
Llandegai One Stop Llandegai, One Stop Service Station
Llandudno Jct Station Llandudno Junction Station Car Park
Llandudno Mostyn Broadway Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park, Bus Stop
Llanfair PG Park and Ride Llanfair PG Park and Ride, off Britannia Bridge
Mold, Chester Street Mold, Chester Street, nr Bus Stn
Northop Red Lion Northop, Red Lion Pub
Penrhyn Bay, PO Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
St Asaph Bod Erw St Asaph, Bod Erw Hotel
Wrexham King Street Wrexham King Street Bus Station
Opposite taxi rank
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