The Best of Southern Norway
|Duration:||6 - 8 days|
|Length:||1.250 km. (780 miles)|
|Noteworthy topics:||Valleys, mountain ranges, ocean fronts, fjords, glaciers, waterfalls, coastal beauty, beaches, boat trips and canoeing.|
This is a roundtrip which combines the best of the mountains, fjords, cities, nature and culture in Southern Norway.
Your journey starts on European route number 16 from Oslo to Fagernes, pick up Primary route 51 and continue
up to Lom. Primary route 55 takes you over the mountain range and in to Sogndal. Continue on route 5 to Mannheller and take the ferry to Fodnes, then on to Lærdal. Drive through the World's longest road tunnel (24,5 km) to Aurland and on to Gudvangen. A detour can be made here to the amazing Flåm Railway. Visit the Stalheimskleivi. European route16 takes you down to Voss. Continue on Primary route 7 along the Hardangerfjord to Bergen. The coastal European route 39 takes you via Stord and Haugesund to the city of Stavanger.
From Stavanger take the ferry trip to Lysebotn, then up the meandering hairpin bends to Øygardstøl and on to Sirdal. Continue on Primary route 45 over the mountain range to Setesdal and on to Dalen. Continue through Telemark, picking up the European route 134 via Kongsberg to Drammen and then on to the capital, Oslo.
The route from Brokke - Suleskard and Sirdal - Lysebotn are seasonal routes confined to the summer months.
The boat trip along Sognefjorden and Lysefjorden requires a pre-booking.