A Taste of Norway

Discover a beautiful fjord, narrow valleys, an ancient settlement, a historic hotel, and a tiny village – join us for an unforgettable journey through amazing Norwegian nature.

  • See the beautiful local village of Urke and visit the local grocer or pub
  • See Norway’s narrowest valley, Norangsdalen
  • Discover historic Hotel Union Øye and taste local specialties
  • See an ancient settlement beneath the water's surface
  • Direction

    Northbound Direction

  • Season

    Autumn (Sep - Oct)

  • Difficulty level

    Level 1: For everyone*

  • Duration

    2 hours, 15 minutes

  • Min. passengers

    12

  • Max. passengers

    282

  • Booking Code

    HR-HJF2F

  • From

    $ 173

  • Notices

    Meals on the trip: Taste of local specialties. Clothes/Footwear: Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing. Landing is by tender boat, so getting on and off the craft may be difficult for people with limited mobility.

Enjoy 'a taste of Norway' and see places that have fascinated visitors for centuries. After arriving at the Hjørundfjord by sea, a tender boat takes you to the tiny village of Urke. From here, we go by bus through what is considered Norway’s narrowest valley, Norangsdalen. Because of its shape and location, Norangsdalen is often closed during winter. In 1908 there was a large landslide that dammed Lake Lyngstølvatnet and submerged an ancient settlement that you can see beneath the surface of the water. We also visit the historic Hotel Union Øye, one of the most distinct hotels in all of Europe. Built in 1891, the hotel provides elegant comfort in magnificent natural surroundings and has been a favorite of European royalty, writers, and others for generations. Enjoy local specialties and a drink here before we return to Urke and visit the local grocer or a pub. We guarantee a great experience in the midst of majestic scenery.

Practical Information

  • Disembarking port: Urke
  • Embarking port: Urke
  • Direction: Northbound
  • Available from: September 2 – November 1
  • Approximate arrival/departure times: 12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
  • Duration: 2 hours, 15 min
  • Level: 1
  • Transportation: Boat/Bus
  • Meals during the excursion: Taste of local specialties
  • Clothes/Footwear: Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing
  • Landing is by tender boat, so getting on and off the craft may be difficult for people with limited mobility

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