Region Overviews: Norway Travel Guide: Overview
Welcome to Norway, one of the largest and most extensive playgrounds for outdoor enthusiasts! Norway is truly a one-of-a-kind experience.
Family — Older Teens & 20s
6 days 5 nights
Activity Levels 2-4
Casual & Casual Plus Hotels
From: $4,699 - $4,999 pp dbl occ
($1,100 for sgl occ)
Challenge your sense of time and space in Norway—a place where wind and water have teamed up to create a dramatic landscape, millennia in the making. Paddle with your family amid impossibly steep fjords, explore idyllic alpine meadows on foot and bike through green valleys flanked by snowcapped peaks. Come to Norway and admire nature's handiwork on an epic scale.
Start Voss / End Bergen
Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.
Trek with your family in the Norwegian countryside, a nature lover's paradise | Let a cable car sweep you high above Voss, where we hike along a heath-covered ridgeline with views of the twin lakes of Vangsvatnet and Lundarvatnet | Relax at our picturesque timber farmhouse retreat.
Nestled in the rolling countryside, this lovingly restored boutique hotel—formerly a timber farmhouse—has been family-owned since 1778.
Behold Skjervsfossen, with its twin falls plunging from dramatic heights | Bike along Skjervsfossen valley and a sparkling lake that reflects the surrounding snowcapped mountains | Wind through lovely fruit orchards en route to the plateau above Ullensvang | Hike with your family through a peaceful valley contrasted by thundering waterfalls | At the top—some 3,000 feet above the fjord—incredible vistas of Hardangervidda and Folgefonna National Parks unfold.
This family-run hotel, set on the shore of Hardangerfjord, affords tremendous views of the waterway and Folgefonna glacier. (pool, spa)
Grab a paddle, hop in a kayak and experience Norway's beauty from a different perspective | Families explore the mouth of Bjørnefjorden where the fjord's narrow mountains meet the North Sea and its barrier islands | A scenic ferry ride leads to our luxurious waterfront hideaway | Feeling adventurous? Try an exhilarating plunge into the fjord! | Scenic biking awaits on Tysnesøy, a verdant island centered around a rocky mountain | Spin along quiet roads, keeping your eyes peeled for glimpses of the Rosendal Alps and Folgefonna glacier | A farvel ferry ride takes you for one last cruise along the water.
Soak in panoramic vistas of Bjørnefjorden and its lush islands from this luxurious waterfront hotel. (pool, spa)
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy
Click on dates for pricing, itinerary variations and to book your trip. Price is per person, double occupancy.
Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.
The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Read on for bike options specific to this trip (click the arrow to see more). Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.