Flåm is a beautiful village in southwestern Norway, an area which is popularly known for its fjords. This amazing village sits at the end of Aurlandsfjord, a division of the vast Sognefjord.
The intense Stegastein seeing platform juts out high above the Aurlandsfjord. South of Flåm Harbor, the 17th-century wooden Flåm Church situated in this beautiful valley. The Flåm Railway provides an exploration of valley and waterfall views as it hikes to a station on the Hardangervidda plateau. Tromso Travel Agency
What To Do In Flåm-
It is one of the best places to visit and if you are planning your trip to Norway then Flåm should be in your must-visit place in Norway. Well, if you want to explore this beautiful village then here are the top best things to do in Flåm.
Take a ride on the Flam Railway
Taking a ride on the scenic Flam railway is considered to be the top most popular things to do in Flam, Norway. It is one of the most beautiful train rides in the whole world as the views and scenery you will find there will not disappoint ad will definitely leave you awestruck.
This 2-hour, round-trip train ride on the Flam Railway is worth every single penny where you will see the grand mountains of central Norway as well as countless waterfalls. It is also said that the scenic Flam railway is just remarkable in spring as well as autumn season.
Some tips for taking the Flam Railway tour are:
First, book your tickets in advance.
If you are traveling in summer then go early in the morning as by doing this you can avoid the crowds.
Arrive at the station soon as possible because the sooner you board, the more seat choice you will have.
If it is departing from Flam then right side of the train will give you a bit better views as compared to the other side.
Take the Norwegian fjord cruise
Norwegian fjord cruise is considered to be listed in the UNESCO World Heritage site and it is the most beautiful fjords of Norway. Nærøyfjord is surrounded by mountains summiting up to 1800 meters (5900 ft) exceeding sea level. I don’t think I have ever seen so many waterfalls in my life as
At Naeroyfjord, you can spectate as many waterfalls in your lifetime, amazing scenery, along with the attractive little villages with bright multi-colored houses speckling the landscape and will make it one of the most scenic fjords in Norway.
Some tips for taking a fjord cruise in Norway
Just like the Flam Railway, book your tickets in advance for the fjord cruise and arrive soon in advance and try to take the trip in the morning in order to avoid the crowd.
There are two types of boats in Summer doing this cruise such as the regular ‘old’ type boat and other the new ‘Vision of the Fjords’ maritime hybrid vessel. This premium route is quicker and has additional viewing decks, but on the other hand, it is also more expensive.
There is also a bus that can take you back to the starting point. The boat trip also takes about 2 to 3 hours and it depends on the vessel, but the shuttle bus in the middle of Gudvangen and Flam takes merely 20 minutes.
Take a waterfall hike
Just after the fjords, Flam is popularly known for the numerous waterfalls that surround the small village. Brekkefossen is also considered to be one of the easiest waterfalls hike located in Flam as well as one of the most beautiful. The entry to the track that leads to Brekkefossen is around 10-15 minute walk from the train station as well as the main area of Flam.
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Flam Railway Museum
Flam railway museum is located at the Flam railway station as well as you can visit there for free of cost. It is really quite captivating to learn more about the creation and construction of this railway. And if you love history and want to explore this kind of things then this place is best for you.
A tiny little village along the Naeroyfjord, Undredal, that could only be reached by boat in the past. You will find the 12th-century stave church, a cafe, as well as a number of colorful houses.
It is a calm and peaceful little place that you will pass by boat if you do the scenic Nærøyfjord cruise. But there are also some prearranged tours in order to visit Undredal, or you can come by car or else you can also visit it individually.