About the Naerøyfjord in Norway /
The Naeroyfjørd is only 17 kilometers long and is one of the narrowest fjords in Norway. At its narrowest point, the Naerøyfjord is only 250 meters wide. The fjord is a tributary of the Sognefjord, which in turn is the longest fjord in Norway with a length of 204 kilometers. It is also one of the longest fjords in the world.
The Naerøyfjord is one of the most beautiful fjords in Norway. It has even been placed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO, in addition to the Naerøyfjord, the Geirangerfjord is also on this list.
Discover the Naerøyfjord by boat /
From the roads, hiking trails, mountains and from the villages you already have a great view of the Naerøyfjord, but there is still an opportunity to admire the fjord. From the water you are literally in the middle of the fjord and you can see the nature around you.
Tourist boats depart from the Naerøyfjord, but you can also board the ferry. Ferries run daily between Gudvangen and Undredal all year round. In Undredal you can then take a ferry to Aurlandsvangen in the Aurlandsfjord. Gudvangen is located at the end of the fjord, allowing you to cross the entire Naerøyfjord along the way.
Waterfalls in the Naerøyfjord /
Norway is not only the land of fjords, but also of waterfalls. Beautiful large waterfalls can also be seen in the Naerøyfjord. The well-known Odnesfossen, Lægdafossen, Tuftofossen and Styvefossen can be found in the fjord, as well as several unnamed waterfalls.
Enjoy the view from Breiskrednosi /
From the top of the mountain Breiskrednosi you have a beautiful view of the Naerøyfjord. The top is located at 1189 meters above sea level from here you can look out over the entire fjord. The top can only be reached via a hike.
Highlights near the Naerøyfjord /
The Naerøyfjord is one of the most beautiful fjords in the world. If you visit the fjord, it is nice to know that there are several other highlights in the area. Norway is a vast country and sometimes there are many kilometers between places of interest, this is not the case around the Naerøyfjord.
The Naerøyfjord is a tributary of the Sognefjord. With a length of 204 kilometers the Sognefjord is the longest fjord in Norway, but also one of the longest in the world.
Besides the Naerøyfjord, the Aurlandsfjord is also a tributary of the Sognefjord. The fjord is located next to the Naerøyfjord and can be reached in a few minutes by car. You can also take the ferry from the village of Gudvangen to Undredal and then take the ferry to Aurlandsvangen.
The Flåmsbana is known for the steep train route, it is one of the steepest routes in the world. Several trains leave daily from the village of Flåm to Myrdal, located at 866 meters above sea level. In 2004, the train route was proclaimed ‘Most beautiful train route in the world’.
Route Aurlandsvegen and viewpoint Stegastein /
Norway has a large number of beautiful roads, but only 18 have been declared National Scenic Routes. These are the most beautiful routes in the country. The scenic route Aurlandsvegen is one of those routes and connects the Aurlandsfjord with Laerdal. The 48-kilometer road cuts through the mountains and passes special stopping points, such as the famous viewpoint Stegastein. Note: The road is closed during the winter months due to snowfall.
The Laerdalstunnelen is a special construction through the mountains at the Aurlandsfjord. The Aurlandsvegen goes over the mountains, the tunnel goes right through them. The tunnel is the longest car tunnel in the world and can be used all year round.