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On this tour you can experience coastal and fjord landscapes and Bøyabreen Glacier on the same day. Your journey starts in Bergen, and you can enjoy the wonderful coastal landscape among islands, islets and rocks, as well as the world-famous long stretch of Sognefjorden on your way to Balestrand. 

On your arrival at Balestrand – a village that is a favourite among artists – you change to a smaller sightseeing boat that takes you further into the idyllic Fjærlandsfjorden to Fjærland.

On the cruise from Balestrand to Fjærland, you may enjoy a good dinner, snacks and beverage while viewing the fantastic Fjærlandsfjord. (Food and drinks on your own cost)

When arriving in Fjærland, the tour continues by bus to the Norwegian Glacier Museum. This museum is an interactive museum that gives you knowledge about glacier and climate in a new innovative way.

After the visit to the museum, the tour continues up to Bøyabreen glacier – a branch of Jostedalsbreen glacier. Here you can take few photos and see up close how the movement of the glacier forms the landscape. So keep your camera ready for unique photos!

Afterwards the bus returns to Fjærland quay, and the tour returns by boat back to Balestrand and Bergen.

The trip back gives you the chance to reflect on the fact that these fjords were shaped several thousand years ago by ice. 

Timetable 08:00:  Departure by boat from Strandkaiterminalen (Norled – Strandkaien 15) 11.50:  Arrival Balestrand (Next to sightseeing boat) 12.10:  Departure Balestrand 13:25:  Arrival Fjærland 13:30:  The bus takes You to the Norwegian Glacier museum and Bøyabreen glacier and returns to Fjærland in time for departure with boat. 15:15   Departure from Bøyabreen 15:30:  Departure Fjærland 16:45:  Arrival Balestrand 16:50:  Departure Balestrand (Next to sightseeing boat) 20:45:  Arrival Bergen

Included in the tour price: All transport (bus and boat) is included as well as entry to the Norwegian Glacier museum. Food and drinks are not included. 

Handicap access: The bus and the boat have a ramp suitable for both electric and non-electric wheelchairs. The same goes for the entry to the Glacier Museum. If you need to use our handicap ramps the booking must be done minimum 48 hours prior to departure and is on condition that the tour is not already fully booked as we then remove two seats from the bus.

Exclusive tours: If you travel in a group of 10 or more passengers you can request to reserve the bus exclusively for your group. Please call us to make sure there are no other reservations done before making the booking. The price per person will remain the same.

ONLINE BOOKING OF TICKETS: The tour must be booked no later than 16.00 the day before departure.

Cancellation: If cancelled up to 2 days before date of departure, the full amount will be refunded. Cancellation after this will not be refunded. Cancellation is made by sending an email to post@glaciertour.no.

Tickets: Your email confirmation is your ticket for this tour. 

Source: Visit Bergen

Contact

Address:
  • Turistinformasjonen i Bergen, Strandkaien 3
  • 5013 Bergen
Phone:
57 65 38 36
Email:
Glaciertour@email.no
Website:
norsk.glaciertour.no/classic

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