Geiranger Fjord

Geirangerfjord is hands down the most famous fjord in Norway and definitely deserves a visit. It is listed as an UNESCO world heritage site. It can either be reached via sea or by driving to it. The driving approach involves multiple hairpin loops as you get closer and try to ascent to the scenic lookout. The views from there are just breathtaking and often make you feel as though you are amidst the clouds. After viewing it from the top, one can visit the local town which has everything you would expect from any tourist town. However, I highly recommend taking a cruise around the area, giving you a chance to view many of the waterfalls along the cliff filled fjord area, the most famous being the seven sisters. For the adventurous few, you can even hire kayaks. With either option you have the option to stop at a farm (Herdalssetra Mountain Farm) and follow a steep hike to encounter local animals and have a chance to be alone with nature. There are plenty of accommodation opens but in my opinion a days visit to the area is plenty.


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