Ultimate Guide to the Best Fjords to Visit in Norway
Norwegian fjords (prounounced f’yourd) are narrow inlets of the ocean between cliffs. They’re formed when glaciers retreat, allowing the sea to fill in the remaining space. There are over 1,100 fjords of Norway, and they are famous all over the world for their epic natural beauty. Seeing and exploring them is a bucket list item for many, and it’s no wonder why; they truly are magical.
Where and how can you find the fjords of Norway? Lucky for us, many of them are accessible by car or boat. Our list of the best fjords, where to stay, and what to do when you get there, will help you in your journey to experience the Norwegian sea and landscape.
The fjord to end all fjords: the Geirangerfjord is Norway’s best-known and most visited fjord. Perhaps you (and your kids) remember it from the movie “Frozen?” Yes, that fjord. Geirangerfjord is 15 km long and ends with the village of Geiranger.
That village may not be around much longer, as part of…
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