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Boat cruise with the veteran boat M / S Fram, Vrådal


Kviteseidvegen 1698, 3853, Vrådal

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the veteran boat MS Fram on Nisser
  • the veteran boat MS Fram on Nisser
  • M / S Fram is located on the pier at Straand Sommerland in Vrådal
  • the veteran boat MS Fram on Nisser
  • mother and son enjoying waffles in the restaurant on MS Fram
  • mother and daughter on deck of MS Fram and looking over goblins
  • boy with captain on MS Fram
  • interior on board the MS Fram
  • interior on board the MS Fram
  • interior on board the MS Fram
  • interior on board the MS Fram
  • wheelhouse on the veteran boat MS Fram
  • Vrådal golf
  • M / S Fram sails past Straand Sommerland
  • flag on MS Fram

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M / S Fram is a veteran boat from 1909 that sails on the beautiful lakes Nisser and Vråvatn. The boat is located at Straand Hotel's pier in Vrådal.

Lock cruise 2 hours
In the period May to October, you can join a two-hour lock cruise in a beautiful inland archipelago, through narrow straits and between idyllic small islands. On the trip you will, among other things pass the lock museum in Vrådal and Småstraum lock, which is hand-operated and Northern Europe's highest located lock.

Pre-order serving
There is a kiosk on board where you can buy food and snacks during the boat cruise or you can simply pre-order food on board in advance of your trip.

The boat can also be chartered for special occasions.
Visit MS Fram's own website

The history of the boat
MS Fram is an old timber tugboat, which operated on the lakes Nisser and Vråvatn from the beginning of the 20th century until the 1970s. In the 80's, the boat was converted to passenger traffic and has since carried thousands of visitors over the beautiful waters.



  • number of persons - 90

General facilities

  • built - 1909
  • café
  • reconstructed - 1987



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    Recent Reviews:

    • RitaL853
      Trip Type:
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 25th July 2018
      Hyggelig tur på Nisser med Fram. Barna fikk sitte å styre båten, slik at vi fikk et bilde. Spennende mellom slusa. Utrolig hvordan det virker. Read full review
    • Oddie99
      Stavanger, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Kjekk tur
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 23rd July 2019
      Trivelig og interessant tur, men god ov humoristisk guiding fra kapteinen. Mange frekke folk som opptar mer plass enn de trenger, så kun ståplasser til de siste....Salg av mat og drikke ombord... Read full review
    • bentee2016
      Flott tur!
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 24th July 2019
      Anbefaler på det varmeste denne turen i nydelig skjærgård med en sjarmerende gammel båt. Kapteinen i seg selv, var verd turen. Han krydret turen med festlige historier fra stedene vi dro forbi, og... Read full review

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    Tel: +47 35 06 90 00

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