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Aurlandsfjord
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Aurlandsfjord

Aurlandsfjord is a stunningly beautiful fjord located in the west of Norway. It is a branch of the 204-kilometer long Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. The Aurlandsfjord is located in the municipality of Aurland, in Sogn og Fjordane county. It stretches from the village of Aurlandsvangen in the west to the village of Bakka in the east, and is about 18 kilometers long.

The fjord is surrounded by steep mountains, with the highest peak being the 1,543-meter tall Kjørven peak. It is also home to several waterfalls, including the famous Stegastein viewpoint, where visitors can admire the breathtaking view of the fjord. The fjord is also home to several small islands, including the island of Kalvøya, which is the largest island in the fjord.

The Aurlandsfjord has a long and rich history. In the medieval period, it was an important trading route, and the area around the fjord was home to several important trading posts. The fjord was also home to several important Viking settlements, and archaeological excavations have revealed the remains of several Viking ships.

In more recent times, the Aurlandsfjord has become a popular tourist destination. It is a popular destination for hikers and kayakers, and is one of the most popular fjords in Norway for cruise ships. It is also home to several popular tourist attractions, including the Flåm Railway, which is one of the steepest railway lines in the world.

The Aurlandsfjord is truly a stunning natural wonder, and is a must-visit destination for anyone visiting Norway.

Excursion tips for a day in Aurlandsfjord

Aurlandsfjord in Norway is a stunningly beautiful fjord surrounded by towering mountains and lush green valleys. With its unique landscape and abundance of outdoor activities, there is plenty to do for tourists on a day trip. Here are some of the activities you can do:

1. Cruise the fjord - Enjoy a boat trip on the fjord and take in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

2. Hike - There are many hiking trails to explore, ranging from easy to challenging, giving you the opportunity to discover the natural beauty of the area.

3. Go fishing - Fishing is a popular activity in Aurlandsfjord, with plenty of trout, salmon, and other fish to be found in the fjord.

4. Visit the historic village of Flåm - Flåm is a picturesque village located at the end of the fjord, and is home to many cultural attractions, such as the Flåm Railway and the Aurlandsfjord Museum.

5. Visit the Stegastein Viewpoint - Take in the breathtaking views from the Stegastein Viewpoint, located 650 meters above the fjord.

6. Kayak - Kayaking is a great way to explore the fjord and get up close to its stunning scenery.

7. Go rafting - For more adventurous tourists, there is the option of rafting down the fjord.

8. Visit the Vøringsfossen Waterfall - Take a trip to the Vøringsfossen Waterfall, one of Norway’s most beautiful waterfalls.

9. Sample local cuisine - Be sure to try some of the local cuisine, such as the famous brown cheese.

10. Go sightseeing - Explore the area and take in the amazing views of the fjord, mountains, and valleys.

Experience Aurlandsfjord with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Aurlandsfjord. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Aurlandsfjord

Aurlandsfjord in Norway has a temperate oceanic climate with mild temperatures throughout the year. Summers are cool and wet, with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 18°C and frequent rainfall. Winters are cold and snowy, with temperatures ranging from -5°C to 4°C and frequent snowfall. Spring and autumn are milder, with temperatures ranging from 4°C to 12°C and occasional rainfall. In general, the climate in Aurlandsfjord is mild and wet, with cold winters and cool summers.

Cruise weather for Aurlandsfjord

Our weather forecast for Aurlandsfjord helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 23.7 °C
min: 13.1 °C
6.8 m/s
17.6 m/s
67.7 %
23.5 m
63.8 %
1,014 hPa
04:37:37
22:36:15
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 22.3 °C
min: 15.5 °C
23.4 m/s
49.0 m/s
76.9 %
20.9 m
60.6 %
1,008 hPa
04:39:54
22:34:02
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 16.0 °C
min: 11.3 °C
7.9 m/s
17.3 m/s
90.2 %
17.5 m
77.7 %
1,007 hPa
04:42:13
22:31:46
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 17.5 °C
min: 8.7 °C
4.0 m/s
19.8 m/s
78.1 %
23.8 m
78.8 %
1,011 hPa
04:44:34
22:29:28
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 15.1 °C
min: 8.9 °C
9.0 m/s
11.9 m/s
84.6 %
20.5 m
80.6 %
1,015 hPa
04:46:56
22:27:07
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 17.8 °C
min: 5.4 °C
7.2 m/s
8.3 m/s
50.2 %
24.1 m
61.5 %
1,014 hPa
04:49:19
22:24:44
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 15.1 °C
min: 8.9 °C
8.3 m/s
9.0 m/s
96.2 %
24.1 m
71.8 %
1,007 hPa
04:51:44
22:22:18
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 11.0 °C
min: 5.9 °C
11.5 m/s
15.1 m/s
84.6 %
20.2 m
81.1 %
1,007 hPa
04:54:09
22:19:50
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 12.0 °C
min: 5 °C
7.1 m/s
6.5 m/s
90.2 %
24.0 m
70.1 %
1,015 hPa
04:56:36
22:17:20
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 12.6 °C
min: 7.3 °C
8.6 m/s
9.7 m/s
87.2 %
24.1 m
72.7 %
1,014 hPa
04:59:03
22:14:48
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 10.6 °C
min: 6.8 °C
10.4 m/s
11.9 m/s
80.7 %
24.1 m
80.9 %
1,017 hPa
05:01:32
22:12:14
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 8.2 °C
min: 6.1 °C
8.2 m/s
8.3 m/s
99.2 %
21.7 m
90.8 %
1,021 hPa
05:04:01
22:09:38
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 11.4 °C
min: 7.7 °C
7.6 m/s
6.5 m/s
90.8 %
14.2 m
91.6 %
1,019 hPa
05:06:31
22:07:01
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 16.8 °C
min: 7.6 °C
4.7 m/s
4.7 m/s
45.9 %
24.1 m
64.5 %
1,014 hPa
05:09:01
22:04:21
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 18.1 °C
min: 9.8 °C
5.8 m/s
6.1 m/s
81.0 %
22.6 m
71.4 %
1,013 hPa
05:11:32
22:01:40

Cruises to Aurlandsfjord

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Scheduled ship calls in Aurlandsfjord, Norway
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Sep. 16th 2024 Monday, 16th of Sep. 2024 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
Apr. 28th 2025 Monday, 28th of Apr. 2025 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
May 5th 2025 Monday, 5th of May 2025 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
May 26th 2025 Monday, 26th of May 2025 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
Jun. 2nd 2025 Monday, 2nd of Jun. 2025 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
Jun. 23rd 2025 Monday, 23rd of Jun. 2025 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
Jun. 30th 2025 Monday, 30th of Jun. 2025 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
Sep. 15th 2025 Monday, 15th of Sep. 2025 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
Apr. 27th 2026 Monday, 27th of Apr. 2026 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
May 4th 2026 Monday, 4th of May 2026 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
May 25th 2026 Monday, 25th of May 2026 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
Jun. 1st 2026 Monday, 1st of Jun. 2026 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
Jun. 29th 2026 Monday, 29th of Jun. 2026 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
Sep. 14th 2026 Monday, 14th of Sep. 2026 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm
Sep. 21st 2026 Monday, 21st of Sep. 2026 P&O Britannia 07:00 pm 08:30 pm

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