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.
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It's a land of myths and legends. Where summer days extend into night with a midnight sun. Bike family-friendly routes through green valleys nestled among snowcapped peaks. Hike past roaring waterfalls and breathtaking vistas. Kayak the peaceful waters of extraordinary fjords. Take it all in from enchanting hotel hideaways. Let Norway be the setting for a legendary family vacation.
THIS ITINERARY: 6 days, 5 nights
ACCOMMODATIONS: Casual Hotels
Special Kids Prices
Start Voss / End Bergen
Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.
Set out on a family trek in the Norwegian countryside, an outdoor paradise | The open-air Voss Folkemuseum fascinates adults and kids alike with insights on centuries of Norwegian life | 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 a sparkling lake that reflects the surrounding snowcapped mountains | Wind through lovely apple orchards en route to the plateau above Ullensvang | As you ascend, incredible views of Hardangervidda and Folgefonna National Parks unfold | Hike through a peaceful valley that showcases thundering waterfalls | At our cozy abode, splash around in the pool or take a rowboat out onto the fjord.
This family-run hotel, set on the shore of Hardangerfjord, affords tremendous views of the waterway and Folgefonna glacier. (pool, spa)
Experience Norway's beauty from a different perspective—in a kayak! | Explore the fjord's sapphire waters, soaking in views of the Rosendal Alps soaring overhead | Paddle to tiny Kalven Island for lunch al fresco | A scenic ferry ride on Bjørnefjorden leads to our luxurious waterfront hideaway | Feeling adventurous? Try an exhilarating plunge into the fjord! | Relish a day of scenic family biking 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 | Embark on a very Norwegian pastime—fishing—in the Bjørnefjorden | Savor the bounty of the sea with a farvel lunch of fresh-caught fish.
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
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Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do. LEARN MORE.
Note: The minimum age required for kids to ride their own bike on this trip is 9+