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Norway The Viking Heritage Trail

  • Off the beaten track
Discover Norway and among the Vikings! Discover the ancient Norse mythology along the winding valleys of the Norwegian fjords and in the historical towns. The myths are as magical as the natural scenery, and this programs weaves together the great stories of the land with active opportunities to discover at your own pace. If you are up for magic and incomparable scenery, then t...

Discover Norway and among the Vikings! Discover the ancient Norse mythology along the windingvalleys of the Norwegian fjords and in the historical towns. The myths are as magical as the natural scenery, and this programs weaves together the great stories of the land with active opportunities to discover at your own pace. If you are up for magic and incomparable scenery, then this is the adventure for you. Thor says... bring a hammer!

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Tour itinerary includes
  • City
    City
  • Mountain
    Mountain
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Bergen

Velkommen til Norge!

• Upon arrival in Bergen, take the local transport in to town!

• Check in to your hotel and take some time to unpack and relax, perhaps do a city tour on your own?

• In the evening, your local expert will meet you for a drink and inform you about your coming week! 

Accommodation: 3 - 4 * hotel in the city center

Visited:
Bergen

Day 2: ​Viking heritage walk in Bergen

• Today, walk with local viking enthusiast who will show you historical sights as well as modern!

• This heritage walk give you an understanding of the history of this magical city.

• The tour lasts 3 h, and will take you from the viking era till today's modern Bergen!

•  See some on Norway's oldest streets, the kings residence, historical sites, and listen to the stories... 

Accommodation: 3 - 4* hotel in the city center.

Visited:
Bergen

Day 3: From Bergen to Gulating

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Road trip time! Pick up your car and drive along the scenic coastal roads of western Norway.

•  Take your time and enjoy the gorgeous views: the drive is about 122 miles.

•  Make a stop at Gulating, a settling from the viking era!

•  Gulating was a trading spot, and acted as a bustling meeting point to hear news and meet people. 

• Take some time and visit this interesting, historical town!

Accommodation: 3* Fjordhotel.

Visited:
Bergen

Day 4: The road trip continues

• Continue your road trip to Florø, and spend the next 24 h exploring this quaint little town! 

• This gorgeous scenic drive is about 106 miles, excluding potential stops on the way. 

• Hop on the ferry to Svanøy, known to be the place where the brutal Eirik Bloodaxe were born...

• Discover the country side life on this tiny island, either by foot or bike! 

Accommodation: apartment on the pier or at the old Manor.

Visited:
, Florø,

Day 5:  Drive to Solvorn and Sognefjord

While the soul is forever feasting in Valhalla... 

• Start the morning with a tour by a local who will show you the viking sights!

•  Visit the birthplace of Eirik Bloodaxe, viking graves and boat buildings.

• Discover the story about this island, a true it-spot during the time of vikings!

• Hit the road again towards Solvorn and Sognefjord, other important spots for the vikings.

• This drive is 112 miles, and brings your over breathtaking landscapes. 

Accommodation: Historical Hotel by the fjord.

Visited:
, Sognefjorden

Day 6: Cruise over the Fjords and viking dinner

• Visit to Urnes Stave Church, home to a grand heritage of craftsmanship from the vikings.

• Drive to Gudvangen, park the car, and catch the Fjordcruise in the UNESCO listed fjord!

• The drive is approximately 74 miles, and will bring you further into the beautiful landscapes. 

• The ferry bring your from Nærøyfjord to Flåm, sit back and enjoy the ride...

• For dinner, you will be treated to a true viking meal at Ærgir, before shuttle back to Gudvangen.

Dinner included
Accommodation: Fjordhotel.

Visited:
SognefjordenGudvangen

Day 7: Visit viking Valley and drive to Bergen

With you very local guide, a viking! 

• Visit Njardaheim Viking Valley, bringing life to the history and culture of the viking age.

• Have a 1 h tour of the Valley, guided by a viking...

• Continue your road trip to from Gudvangen back to Bergen

• This part of the drive will treat you to about 93 miles of gorgeous, Norwegian nature! 

Accommodation: 3 - 4* hotel in the city center.

Visited:
Gudvangen, Bergen

Day 8: Catch the train to Oslo

• Catch the train Oslo after breakfast, and  explore the Norwegian capital! 

• This ride takes about 7-8 h: sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!

• The rest of the afternoon will be to your leisure: what do you feel like doing today?

• Perhaps try one of the local restaurants for dinner? 

Accommodation: 3 - 4* hotel in the city center.

Visited:
BergenOslo

Day 9: ​Viking heritage walk in Oslo

• Meet your local viking enthusiast, and get ready for a Viking Heritage walk of Oslo!

• This tour takes 4 h, and you will visit places which where highly important for the vikings. 

• You will also be able to visit the historical- and viking-ship museum

• After the tour, spend the evening to your own leisure.

Accommodation: 3 - 4* hotel in the city center.

Visited:
Oslo

Day 10: ​Farvel Norge

Where will your next adventure be?

• After breakfast, catch the local transport and head to the airport.

• Or, if you would rather stay, we are happy and ready to extend your trip for you! 

• We hope you have enjoyed this historical journey of Norway- Ha det! 

Visited:
Oslo

Bergen Florø Sognefjorden Gudvangen Oslo

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $2,930 / 10 days
Excluding international flights
Price Based on Double Occupancy 2 Pax4 PaxSingle Supplement
Price Per Person$2,930$2,450$880

Included in price:

  • Customization of the Itinerary with the Local Agency in Norway
  • Free Time between many of the Activities
  • Airport Transfer: Arrival
  • 9 Nights Accommodation w/breakfast
  • 24 Hour Agency Support
  • 3 hrs Viking Heritage Walk in Bergen, transport included
  • Guidet tour at Gulating
  • Guidet tour at Svanøy
  • Entrance and ferries to Urnes Stave Church
  • 2 hrs fjordcruise on Nærøyfjord
  • Viking Dinner in Flåm
  • Transfer from Flåm to Gudvangen
  • Entrance and 1 hr guidet tour at Viking Valley
  • Train from Bergen to Oslo
  • Viking Heritage walk in Oslo, including Vikingship museum

Not included in price:

  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals not specified in the Itinerary
  • Gratuities for Guides and Drivers
  • Rental car day 3 - 8)

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