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    Vikings and Norwegian Culture: a Day Trip From Bergen

    Vikings and Norwegian Culture: a Day Trip From Bergen
    Starts from

    Bergen

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    8

    Duration

    13 hours

    Length

    217 mi

    Guide details

    Starts from

    Bergen

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    13 hours

    Length

    217 mi

    Natural AttractionsFamily-Friendly
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    Julia Del Olmo

    Julia Del Olmo

    Travel Expert

    • Feel like a viking for a day at Gudvangen.
    • Has a culinary experience in Ivar Lone As, not just a restaurant.
    • Learn about the life in the country in the ethnographic museum of Voss Folk Museum.
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    With this trip, you will become Norwegian for a day. You will start to enjoy history and traditions at the oldest wooden house in the country and the ethnographic museum. You will be a viking during your visit to Gudvangen, the Viking Village. Furthermore, you will have lunch and dinner in traditional restaurants, tasting local products and 100% Norwegian dishes. And from one place to another you will drive some stunning road, by the side of the fjord.
    At the end of the day you will understand better this gorgeous country, and you will be completely in love.
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    With this trip, you will become Norwegian for a day. You will start to enjoy history and traditions at the oldest wooden house in the country and the ethnographic museum. You will be a viking during your visit to Gudvangen, the Viking Village. Furthermore, you will have lunch and dinner in traditional restaurants, tasting local products and 100% Norwegian dishes. And from one place to another you will drive some stunning road, by the side of the fjord.
    At the end of the day you will understand better this gorgeous country, and you will be completely in love.
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    Julia Del Olmo

    Julia Del Olmo

    Travel Expert

    • Feel like a viking for a day at Gudvangen.
    • Has a culinary experience in Ivar Lone As, not just a restaurant.
    • Learn about the life in the country in the ethnographic museum of Voss Folk Museum.
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    Day Itinerary

    8 Activities
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    Day 1

    217 mi

    Traditions and Culture of Norway

    Today you are going to enjoy a day full of pure Norway: the fjord landscape, the viking's history bring back to life and wonderful culinary experience during your lunch and dinner. And yes, of course, a waterfall: this is Norway.
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    9:00 AM

    Bergen

    Let's go to your car, the journey begins!
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    63 mi
    1 hr 40 min
    Finnesloftet
    11:00 AM45 min

    Finnesloftet

    Museum
    Open Details
    This house was built in 1295, and it is the oldest wooden nonecclesiastical building in the country. It is unbelievable to see the perfect conservation after so many centuries.
    During summer, June and July, you can book a tour and visit the inside of the house. You can call for more information at Voss Hostel at +47 56 51 20 17
    Open Hours: Monday and Tuesday: Closed Wednesday – Sunday: 10:00–16:00
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    1.4 mi
    5 min
    Voss Folk Museum
    12:00 PM45 min

    Voss Folk Museum

    Museum
    Open Details
    This ethnographic museum will show you about the life in Norway in the past. The houses are really interesting, and you even can listen some traditional music. It is small but a great place to learn.
    Open Hours: June 1 – August 31 Monday – Sunday: 11:00–16:00
    September 1st Monday – Friday 10:00 – 15:00 Saturday: Closed Sunday: 12:00 – 15:00
    You can check for more information on the official website
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    5.1 mi
    10 min
    Ivar Løne AS - Smalahovetunet Voss
    1:00 PM1 hr

    Ivar Løne AS - Smalahovetunet Voss

    Restaurant
    Open Details
    It is time to have lunch, and you are going to have it in a traditional place. It is not only about the food but also about the culture, so this restaurant is an immersion in the Norwegian culture. Of course, only local products. Open Hours: Monday – Sunday: 08:00-22:00
    You can check, or book a table, at the official website
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    23.9 mi
    40 min
    Vikingvalley
    2:45 PM1 hr 30 min

    Vikingvalley

    Landmark
    Open Details
    Welcome to Gudvangen, the Viking's Valley. In here you will enjoy the representation of how it was a real viking village. You can visit the houses, the traditional work, like the blacksmith. You will have the chance to shoot with bow and arrows, to admire vikings boats, the famous drakars. A wonderful experience to learn about the past of Norway.
    Open Hours: Monday – Sunday: 10:00–18:00
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    65.3 mi
    1 hr 50 min
    Gamlastovo Gardsrestaurant
    6:15 PM1 hr 30 min

    Gamlastovo Gardsrestaurant

    Restaurant
    Open Details
    Everything is traditional in this rustic restaurant, where you will feel like Norwegian for a while. The owner is hospitable, and you will feel like home. The food is homemade with local products.
    Open Hours: Monday, Friday, and Sunday: 12:00 – 23:00 Tuesday – Thursday and Saturday: 17:00 – 23:00
    You have to book in advance, so don't forget to do it, here is the official website
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    11.7 mi
    25 min
    Steinsdalsfossen
    8:15 PM30 min

    Steinsdalsfossen

    Landmark
    Open Details
    It is a stunning waterfall, no doubt, but what it makes it more interesting is that you can walk from behind the water. It is one of the few waterfalls in the south of the country where you can do it.
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    46.5 mi
    1 hr 20 min
    10:15 PM

    Bergen

    Your trip is finish, but don't worry, you can get ready for the next one!
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