Norway in a day trip Sognefjord
Gaulartoppen - viewpoint, lunch and cider tasting included

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Experience the best of Sogn in one day!

This tour is filled with impeccable nature, and you really get it all on this one. Prepare yourself for the longest and deepest fjord, Sognefjorden. Not to mention the amazing viewpoint at Gulartoppen mountain, where you have an astounding look at the valleys and mountains. Last, but not least a visit to Balestrand where we will have cider tasting and lunch at the famous micro cidery Cider house. 

Sognefjorden is one of the most popular destinations in Western Norway, especially because of the 203 kilometer long fjord which makes it the third longest fjord in the world. The landscape is filled with steep mountains, powerfull rivers and a large amount of vegetation. We can safefully day that Sogn has it all, and on this roundtrip you will leave with many new memories and impressions. 

We strongly recomend this tour to everyone who hasn't experienced Sogn yet.  We will make stops at the perfect locations such as Sognefjorden, Vadheim, Gaularfjellet, Balestrand and Balholm. At the Balholm cider house you will recieve a ecological produced lunch and ecologcial produced cider-, lemonade- or juice tasting. Balholm has won awards for the best producer and the foodaward of the year. We are very excited to give you this cultural experience on this tour. 

The tour starts by minibus at the Tourist Information in Bergen, before heading to our first sightseeing Tvindefossen.  This waterfall is 110 meters long, and is very popular amongst everyone travelling to Western Norway. Further on we arrive at the ferry, which will take us through Sognefjorden. The ferryride is amazing, and gives you a great view of the sea, mountains and fjord. 

This is a fjord village with a lot of history, surrounded by mountains and green vegetation. In Balestrand we will visit the local cider producer cider house Balholm. They have been working with apple and fruit for over 20 years, and won the foodaward 2018 for the best producer. They make everything ecological, and produce 300 000 liters of beverages a year! Read more about Balhom here.  

  • High quality minibus with capacity of max 20 persons.

  • It is also possible to book the car only for your family or group. Prices upon request.

The Cider House is a family run micro cidery (winery). They live in an organic orchard with a range of different fruits. We produce ciders, fruit wines and brandy. Meet with one of the family members and learn about the process of growing and fermenting fruit for cider or brandy.  They will also talk about the traditional Champagne method of making sparkling cider. Experience the farm shop with ciders, juices and food souvenirs. We will have lunch at the Cider Restaurant with tapas style dishes, vegan and vegetarian options. Read more about the cider house here. 

After the tasteful lunch, we drive up the high mountains to Gaular. The road up is a national tourist road, and the scenery is outstanding to watch from the minibus. Here you will see a lot of rivers and waterfalls as we pass along. When we reach the top of Gaular mountain, there is made an architectural viewpoint where you can get the best view of the majestic landscape. 

After the amazing scenery of mountains and rivers, we start our return with the ferry across Sognefjorden and continue driving back to Bergen. Expected arrival to Bergen is 18:30 - 19:00. 

Trip details

Time schedule


08:00
Departure by mini bus from  the Tourist information in Bergen

10:00 
Arrival Tvindefossen waterfall

11:45 
Ferry through Sognefjorden

12:30
Lunsj and cider tasting at Balholm 

14:45
Gaularfjellet viewpoint

16:50
Ferry through Sognefjorden

18:30 - 19:00
Arrive Bergen by the Tourist Information

The ferry, lunch and cider tasting is included. 

This trip includes

  • English speaking guide and driver

  • Round trip from Bergen by minibus

  • Ferry ride, cider tasting and lunch at Balholm

Online booking

The tour must be booked no later than 22:30 the day before departure.

Cancellation

If canceled up to 2 days before date of departure, a full refund can be claimed. Cancellation after this will not be refunded. Cancellation must be sent to contact@fjordrive.com

Tickets

Your email confirmation is your ticket for this tour. The tickets for the cruise will be provided by the driver.

Children

If traveling with children under 135 cm, remember to book a child seat as an extra (no additional cost). Car cushions for older children are available in the bus.

Route on map

map of sognefjord tour