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Vik

Vik is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane in Norway. It is located on the southern coast of the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in Norway. The municipality covers an area of approximately 590 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 3,400 people.

Vik is known for its stunning natural beauty, with mountains, fjords, and beaches that attract visitors from all over the world. It is also home to some of the oldest farms in Norway, many of which are still in operation today. The town of Vik is the largest settlement in the municipality, and it is here that most of the services and activities are located.

The area around Vik has been inhabited since prehistoric times, and there are several archaeological sites that date back to the Iron Age. In the Middle Ages, Vik was an important trading centre, and it was also an important port of call for ships travelling between Bergen and Trondheim. In the 19th century, Vik was home to a number of important industries, including shipbuilding and fishing.

Vik is also known for its cultural heritage, which includes several traditional festivals, such as the Vikafestivalen, which is celebrated every year in August. The municipality is also home to several important historical sites, including the ruins of the old Vik Church, which dates back to the 12th century.

In recent years, Vik has become a popular tourist destination, and it is home to a number of attractions, including the Vikafjorden Nature Reserve, which is a popular spot for birdwatching. It is also home to the Vikafjell mountain range, which offers spectacular views of the surrounding landscape. Overall, Vik is a beautiful and historically significant municipality in Norway that offers visitors a unique experience.

Excursion tips for a day in Vik

As a tourist in Vik in Norway, there are plenty of activities to do in a day. Here are some of the top activities to enjoy in Vik:

- Visit the Hopperstad Stave Church, a 12th century wooden church with a unique architecture.

- Take a stroll along the Vik Beach, a picturesque beach with stunning views of the Norwegian Sea.

- Explore the Vikafjellet Mountain, a popular hiking spot with breathtaking views of the town and the fjords.

- Tour the Vik Museum, where you can learn more about the history and culture of the region.

- Visit the Vikafjellet Nature Reserve, a protected area filled with lush forests and wildlife.

- Go whale watching in the Norwegian Sea, where you can spot orcas, humpback whales, and other marine life.

- Enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants in Vik, serving up traditional Norwegian cuisine.

- Go kayaking or canoeing on the nearby fjords, where you can take in the stunning scenery.

- Visit the Vik Church, a historic stone church with a beautiful interior.

- Take a boat tour of the fjords, where you can admire the spectacular landscape and wildlife.

- Spend an evening at the Vik Folk Museum, where you can learn about the traditional folk culture of the region.

Experience Vik 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 Vik. 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 Vik

Vik in Norway has a temperate climate with warm summers and cold winters. In summer, temperatures range from 12 to 20 degrees Celsius, while in winter temperatures range from -10 to +5 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is fairly consistent throughout the year, and snowfall is common in winter. Spring is characterised by mild temperatures and increasing daylight hours, while autumn brings cooler temperatures and decreasing daylight hours. Overall, the climate in Vik is moderate and relatively mild compared to other parts of Norway.

Cruise weather for Vik

Our weather forecast for Vik 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. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 20.2 °C
min: 14.4 °C
47.2 m/s
93.2 m/s
82.2 %
17.8 m
63.2 %
1,007 hPa
04:41:09
22:37:33
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 13.6 °C
min: 8.3 °C
12.6 m/s
32.8 m/s
87.1 %
17.8 m
88.3 %
1,009 hPa
04:43:29
22:35:16
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 14.4 °C
min: 6.5 °C
12.6 m/s
24.5 m/s
32.8 %
23.1 m
75.2 %
1,014 hPa
04:45:51
22:32:57
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 16.1 °C
min: 7.1 °C
10.1 m/s
20.9 m/s
44.4 %
24.1 m
76.0 %
1,015 hPa
04:48:15
22:30:34
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 17.8 °C
min: 10.4 °C
22.0 m/s
40.0 m/s
62.7 %
22.8 m
62.8 %
1,010 hPa
04:50:39
22:28:10
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 13.8 °C
min: 6.3 °C
10.1 m/s
14.4 m/s
81.6 %
20.6 m
81.3 %
1,007 hPa
04:53:05
22:25:43
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 12.5 °C
min: 5.3 °C
9.7 m/s
9.0 m/s
74.1 %
24.1 m
76.2 %
1,015 hPa
04:55:32
22:23:13
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 15.4 °C
min: 4.7 °C
8.3 m/s
8.3 m/s
11.8 %
24.1 m
70.3 %
1,023 hPa
04:58:00
22:20:42
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 19.3 °C
min: 6.7 °C
9.4 m/s
7.2 m/s
25.6 %
24.1 m
65.5 %
1,023 hPa
05:00:29
22:18:09
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 19.5 °C
min: 9.9 °C
9.4 m/s
7.9 m/s
72.8 %
24.1 m
60.2 %
1,019 hPa
05:02:59
22:15:34
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 17.1 °C
min: 9.4 °C
8.3 m/s
9.0 m/s
74.8 %
22.9 m
65.3 %
1,014 hPa
05:05:29
22:12:56
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 13.2 °C
min: 5.3 °C
15.5 m/s
24.5 m/s
83.4 %
20.1 m
85.1 %
1,009 hPa
05:08:00
22:10:18
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 11.4 °C
min: 5.2 °C
11.9 m/s
13.0 m/s
67.4 %
24.1 m
68.6 %
1,009 hPa
05:10:32
22:07:37
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 10.5 °C
min: 5.9 °C
7.6 m/s
8.6 m/s
99.9 %
21.8 m
74.5 %
1,004 hPa
05:13:04
22:04:55
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 14.4 °C
min: 8.7 °C
10.1 m/s
14.8 m/s
99.4 %
15.9 m
84.5 %
1,000 hPa
05:15:36
22:02:11

Cruises to Vik

Would you like to travel to Vik on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Vik.

Scheduled ship calls in Vik, Norway
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 23rd 2024 Tuesday, 23rd of Jul. 2024 AIDAsol 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Jul. 31st 2024 Wednesday, 31st of Jul. 2024 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 AIDAmar 09:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 8th 2024 Thursday, 8th of Aug. 2024 AIDAluna 08:00 am 05:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 14th 2024 Wednesday, 14th of Aug. 2024 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 28th 2024 Wednesday, 28th of Aug. 2024 AIDAmar 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Sep. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Sep. 2024 AIDAsol 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Sep. 10th 2024 Tuesday, 10th of Sep. 2024 AIDAmar 10:30 am 08:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Sep. 25th 2024 Wednesday, 25th of Sep. 2024 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Oct. 9th 2024 Wednesday, 9th of Oct. 2024 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Oct. 23rd 2024 Wednesday, 23rd of Oct. 2024 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Apr. 17th 2025 Thursday, 17th of Apr. 2025 AIDAmar 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
May 7th 2025 Wednesday, 7th of May 2025 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jun. 4th 2025 Wednesday, 4th of Jun. 2025 AIDAdiva 09:00 am 07:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jun. 18th 2025 Wednesday, 18th of Jun. 2025 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jun. 23rd 2025 Monday, 23rd of Jun. 2025 AIDAsol 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jul. 2nd 2025 Wednesday, 2nd of Jul. 2025 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jul. 8th 2025 Tuesday, 8th of Jul. 2025 AIDAmar 09:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jul. 16th 2025 Wednesday, 16th of Jul. 2025 AIDAdiva 09:30 am 07:30 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jul. 27th 2025 Sunday, 27th of Jul. 2025 AIDAmar 09:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Jul. 30th 2025 Wednesday, 30th of Jul. 2025 AIDAdiva 09:30 am 07:30 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 13th 2025 Wednesday, 13th of Aug. 2025 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Aug. 26th 2025 Tuesday, 26th of Aug. 2025 AIDAdiva 08:30 am 06:30 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Sep. 8th 2025 Monday, 8th of Sep. 2025 MSC Preziosa 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 10th 2025 Wednesday, 10th of Sep. 2025 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Sep. 24th 2025 Wednesday, 24th of Sep. 2025 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Sep. 30th 2025 Tuesday, 30th of Sep. 2025 MSC Preziosa 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 8th 2025 Wednesday, 8th of Oct. 2025 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Oct. 16th 2025 Thursday, 16th of Oct. 2025 AIDAluna 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Oct. 22nd 2025 Wednesday, 22nd of Oct. 2025 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink

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