1 Bergen’s Fløibanen
There are wonderful views over the city at the top of what must be Europe’s quaintest funicular railway.
Visit the delightful fjordside home and studio of Edvard Grieg, Norway’s foremost composer.
A mountain plateau of striking beauty, the Hardangervidda offers some of the country’s finest hiking.
4 The Flåmsbana
The exhilarating Flåm railway, careers down the mountainside with the fjords waiting down below.
The relaxing charms of small-town Balestrand make it a fine base for further Sognefjord explorations.
6 Urnes stave church
The oldest stave church in Norway is renowned for its exquisite, almost frenzied, Viking woodcarvings.
7 The Sognesfjellsveg
View the sharp, ice-tipped peaks of the Jotunheimen, Norway’s most imposing mountain range, from the Sognefjellsveg mountain road.
Inspect the mighty Jostedalsbreen glacier at close quarters on the Kjenndalsbreen, “nodule”.
A beguiling ferry and fishing port, whose streets are flanked by handsome Art Nouveau buildings.