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At a glance…

The perfect combination of a city getaway and a short, active break

» 4 day tailor-made break

» Price from: £840 pp incl. flights

While you’ll enjoy a three-night stay among Bergen’s second-city heritage, this short break is also an ideal introduction to the Norwegian fjords. Indeed, after you’ve taken in the city’s historic wooden houses and mountain funicular, you’ll head out to explore fjords and mountains with a range of included activities. You’ll cycle down pretty valleys, kayak and ride boats along spectacular waterways and, with the Flåm Railway, you’ll enjoy one of the world’s greatest rail journeys.

Day by day itinerary

  • Day 1 » UK/Bergen

    Flying out to Norway’s second city, you’ll make your way to your handpicked accommodation. The Thon Orion is a slice of Scandi modernism among Bergen’s rich heritage; the city’s timber harbourfront and the pastel architecture of the town square are just a stone’s throw away. They’re views taken in by your hotel’s rooftop terrace, where you might want to take your complimentary breakfast the next day.

    Stay: Thon Orion, Bergen

  • Day 2 » Bergen

    Between your included meals, you’ll have today to explore Bergen at your leisure. Of course, the UNESCO-listed Bryggen wharf demands the most attention; it’s a vestige of the centuries-old Hanseatic trading league whose pretty wooden warehouses are now given over to boutiques and art galleries. Otherwise, get yourself warmed up for tomorrow with a trip on the Fløibanen. It’s a funicular that brings you up to spectacular views of the city and its fjord frame, best paired with a gentle hike along the summit. The cable car to Ulriken is equally scenic, and a favourite for its accompanying mountain-top restaurant.

    Stay: Thon Orion, Bergen

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 3 » Fjord active adventure

    You’ll begin your exploration of the surrounding fjords and mountains with a scenic rail trip, winding along a verdant valley before arriving at the remote mountain station of Myrdal. Here, you’ll change for the famous Flåm Railway, descending alongside rushing waters and dense forests to arrive at Berekvam, where you’ll cycle downhill to Flåm’s village idyll as your guide points out the best viewpoints as you go. There’s then the chance to explore the dramatic fjord setting with a boat safari, bringing you past sheer granite walls to arrive at Gudvangen and your sea-kayaking adventure. Slipping along shimmering fjord waters, you’ll pause only for a barbecue lunch before your bus transfer to Voss along the famed Stalheimskleiva Road. Its beautiful, hairpin views of the valley are then followed by your return train leg back to Bergen.

    Stay: Thon Orion, Bergen

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 4 » Depart for UK

    After a final breakfast, make your way to the airport for your flight home.

    Meals: Breakfast

To book call us on:

020 7664 2234

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At a glance…

The perfect combination of a city getaway and a short, active break

» 4 day tailor-made break

» Price from: £840 pp incl. flights

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