The UNESCO bicycle Tour 

Voss – Stalheim – Gudvangen – Nærøyfjorden - Flåm 

This ride passes through the Nærøyfjorden area, one of the areas of the UNESCO world heritage list.  Landmarks such as the beautiful Tvindefossen, the famous Stalheimskleiva, the Nærøy valley, and the Flåm railway are some of the attractions along the route. This tour encompass a bike ride to Gudvangen, a boat ride to Flåm and train back to the starting point at Voss. This trip last for 3 days and comprises two night at hotel. Additional activities along the route, are the Viking exhibition in Gudvangen and tasting of local beer in Flåm. 

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Guided bike rides available: 

19 – 21 of May 2017

25 – 27 of May 2017

2 – 4 Of June 2017

1 – 3 of September 2017

 

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Selfguided tours:

Bike rides without guide may be booked at any dates, only on request. Please send us an e-mail.

 

Photo: Svein Ulvund / Fjord Norway AS

Guided bike rides available: 

19 – 21 of May 2017

25 – 27 of May 2017

2 – 4 Of June 2017

1 – 3 of September 2017

 

Selfguided tours:

Bike rides without guide may be booked at any dates, only on request.

  • The guided tour includes:
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  • Bike, helmet and a bike lock 
  • Two hotel nights
  • Luggage transportation and a service car on day 1 and 2
  • A guide for the bike ride
    • Ticket for the boats/ ferries
  • Dinner the first day
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner day 2
  • Breakfast day 3
  • Ticket for the Flåm railway, and ticket with Bergensbanen railway (Myrdal-Voss)
  • Water and refreshments along the ride 
  • Region: Norway, UNESCO area
  • Destinations: Nærøyfjorden, Gudvangen, Flåm, Stalheim, Voss, Myrkdalen
  • Duration: 3 days/ two nights
  • Level: Intermediate riders, recommended for ages 12+
  • Price with guide from: 
  • 6900,- NOK
  • Price without guide from: 4900,- NOK
  • Addition for single rooms: 1600,- NOK per person 
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Photo: Benjamin Hjort / Fjord Norway AS

Tour by day (with guide)

  • Day 1: Welcome to Voss!

  • We meet at the tourist information by 11.00, where we go through the bike ride in front of us. Our ride starts along small lakes past Nesheimstunet a small farm with houses from the 17th century. We enjoy a short break the Tvindefossen waterfall, known for its beauty and the water running through it allegedly strengthens the libido. After the visit, we continue our ride towards Myrkdalen fjellandsby. When we arrive Myrkdalen Hotel there is time for a short hike before we are served a lovely three-course dinner at the hotel restaurant. 
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  • Meals: Dinner
  • Attractions: Voss, Nesheimstunet, the Tvindefossen waterfall, Myrkdalen
  • Distance: 33 km/20.5 miles. 
  • Elevation gain: 766 m
  • Terrain: Slightly upwards
  • Accomodation: Myrkdalen Hotel
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  • Day 2: Experience The UNESCO World Heritage area

  • After breakfast we cycle past the Oppheim Lake through many small barnyards and on to Stalheim. Here we take a short break, which may be used for lunch. The Stalheim hotel is a widely known landmark, placed innermost in the Gudvangen valley. We roll on down the Gudvangen vally, which is located at the end of the Nærøy fjord. Before boarding the boat to Flåm we have the option to visit the Viking exhibition in Gudvangen. After arriving in Flåm, we stroll along the quay to have dinner at our hotel for the night, the Fretheim hotel. There are several small shops, cafeterias and a local brewery at the quay in Flåm, and beer tasting at the dock could be added as an option on request.
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  • Meals: Breakfast and dinner.
  • Attractions: Stalheim, Stalheimskleiva, Gudvangen, the Nærøy fjord, Flåm.
  • Distance: 35 km/ 22 miles.
  • Elevation gain: 567 m
  • Terrain: Relatively flat
  • Accomodation: Fretheim hotel
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  • Day 3: The Flåm Railway Line

  • We enjoy a lovely breakfast together at Fretheim hotel before we take the famous Flåm railway back to Myrdal. Here we bid our farewells when we change train to one that corresponds with our final destination. Trains from Myrdal are either going towards Oslo, or towards Bergen over Voss.
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  • Meals: Breakfast and dinner.
  • Attractions: Flåm, The Flåm Railway, Myrdal, Nærøyfjorden, Rallarvegen
  • Distance: No bike ride
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Nærøyfjorden. Photo: Katrin Moe / Fjord Norway AS 

Stalheim. Photo: Oddbjørn Rong Slåtten

Nærøyfjorden. Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / Fjord Norway AS

 

Photo: Oddbjørn Rong Slåtten

Photo: Oddbjørn Rong Slåtten 

Photo: Oddbjørn Rong Slåtten 

Video: Oddbjørn Rong Slåtten