Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.
Arrive Oslo, Norway
From Oslo, capital of Norway, you are met and privately transferred to the train station. Board a train bound for Myrdal and, once there, step aboard the Flam Railway for a steep ride up through picturesque scenery for stunning views over the fjords. Then, venture down the mountain by train to the little fjord town of Flam. From there, you are privately chauffeured to your hotel. This evening, enjoy the option to soak in a wood-fired hot tub while viewing the sunset over majestic peaks. Dine tonight at your hotel’s fine restaurant.
Aurland | A Tasty Family Farm Visit
Take advantage of your choice of optional activities. Visit Borgund stave church and the Stegastein viewpoint by car, or hike to a local family farm where you meet with one or more family members and savor their goat cheese and homemade delicacies. Enjoy a light packaged lunch. Alternatively, simply relax and take in the beautiful natural surroundings, perhaps exploring a nearby lake by rowboat.
Bergen | Sailing the Fjords
Board a ferry to Bergen, venturing en route to where Aurlandsfjord connects to the Sognefjord. Dock in Bergen where you are privately transferred to your hotel.
Bergen | Hanseatic Museum & Grieg Museum
Today, set out on a city tour of Bergen, considered the gateway to the fjords. Led by your private guide, visit historic Bryggen Wharf, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ascend Mount Floyen on a funicular ride to the top, where you take in stunning views of Bergen and its archipelago. Proceed to the Schotstuene, where the Hanseatic League, the once-powerful medieval trade guild founded in 1350, used to gather during winter. Next, explore Troldhaugen, the one-time home of composer Edvard Grieg, now a museum displaying artifacts of his life and wonderful compositions, which include In the Hall of the Mountain King and Morning Mood, which he wrote for Henrik Ibsen’s play Peer Gynt. Return to your hotel and enjoy the remainder of your day at leisure, free to explore on your own.
After breakfast, privately transfer to the airport for your departing flight.
Enhance Your Journey
Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.
Journey North, Up the Coast
Experience more of Norway, venturing northward to such charming places as Alesund, Trondheim, Tromso, the Lofoten Islands, Svalbard and Kirkenes, sighting natural wonders along the way and discovering local residents and cultures. Travel by boat or plane, or a combination of both, depending on the time of year and the remote nature of your final destination.
BrewPub Food with Beer the Viking Way
In a setting that calls to mind the lore and legends of the Viking era, embark on a culinary adventure that introduces you to five courses of local food on a plate matched with five different craft-brewed Ægir beers on a plank. Enjoy a menu that varies with the season to ensure the freshest possible ingredients and learn the historic background on each course.
Private Concert in the Home of Edvard Greig
Enjoy a 30-minute concert in the dining hall of Edvard Greig's home, performed on the composer’s own Steinway grand piano from 1892 — a spectacular experience of Grieg’s works in an intimate setting with an authentic connection to the man and his music.