The Norwegian fjords are one of the most spectacular natural places in the world, with fascinating landscapes that range from the top of the fjords to the lowest parts. There are many fjords that you can find, all beautiful and each with its peculiarities, which make them unique. Cruising the Norwegian fjords is one of the great claims of all those who decide to travel to Norway.
Below I will give you all the details of the Norwegian fjord cruises so that you know what you are going to find:
– The Geirangerfjord is a spectacular 15 kilometer long fjord with totally blue waters in which a beautiful mountain landscape is reflected. Through it you can enjoy one of the most beautiful and spectacular fjord cruises you can do, enjoying several waterfalls, spectacular nature, the Valldola river and the mythical ‘Trolls Staircase’. In that area you can go hiking, rafting, skiing and visit a few farms.
– The Fjaerlandsfjorg is a spectacular fjord that during the cruise takes you to the Jostedalsbreen glacier, one of the most spectacular in the country. Great natural beauty and a totally quiet environment where the only thing you want to do is enjoy the landscapes that will be before your eyes. There is so much silence that even if you pay attention you can hear the sound of the glacier moving.
– The Sognefjord is the longest and deepest fjord in the country, a natural paradise with countless contrasts depending on whether you visit it in winter or summer, since depending on the season they seem two completely different places. In winter, the waterfalls freeze dramatically, while in summer they are in full swing. There you can also visit a farm and see the oldest wooden church in Norway, which was built in the mid-12th century.
– The Hafrsfjord is, they say, the fjord in which Norway was born, specifically on the slopes. There is a bay with spectacular views and you can visit a lot of the most picturesque villages. On the mountain you will see three giant swords that recall the Battle of Hafrsfjord, which made the country unite into a single region.
– The Lysefjord is the best you can do if you want to climb the top of Preikestolen, a spectacular rocky platform that rises more than 600 meters from the fjord. Incredible views from the top of the fjord and almost to infinity, it seems that the landscape is never ending.
There are many more fjords but I think these are the most interesting to explore on a cruise.