Voss

Norways fjord gateway

Located close to Bergen between the Hardangerfjord and the Sognefjord, Voss is a great spot to be based if exploring the fjord region. It is also one of the town linked by the 'Norway in the Nutshell' tour. A small town sitting on a fjord, it has the historic hotel, Fleischer's Hotel, at the fjord's edge.

It is well known as the extreme sports capital with ["Ekstremsportveko"](http://Ekstremsportveko is the largest sport and music festival of its kind, and is hosted every year in Voss, Western Norway. We host competitions in kayaking, rafting, mtb-bmx, skateboarding, skydiving, paragliding, hanggliding, multisport, freeride, big air, climbing, BASE and longboarding. ) running each June. This is the largest sport and music festival of its kind, and is hosted every year in Voss, Western Norway. Competitions in kayaking, rafting, mtb-bmx, skateboarding, skydiving, paragliding, hanggliding, multisport, freeride, big air, climbing, BASE and longboarding are run over the two week festival.

If you are a prefer something calmer, stroll around town and visit Vangskyrkja, a medieval stone church from 1277. Or experience Mølstertunet, a beautiful farmstead overlooking the town and Lake Vangsvatnet. ‭Explore the villages in the Voss surroundings or try out a traditional style lamb meat called ‭“Smalahove”.

It is easy to get to Voss by train, bus and car from gateways with international arrivals, such as Bergen and Oslo. The town is centrally located in South-western Norway and "the heart of Fjord Norway", between the famous fjords of Sognefjorden and Hardangerfjorden.

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Norwegian Coastal Highlights Escorted Reverse

10 days - Escorted Small Group tour with southbound Norwegian Coastal Voyage, Tromsø to Oslo

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Scandinavian Capitals - by rail & ferry

14 days - Independent tour with emphasis on city stays and some fabulous fjord scenery.

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Best of Norway Escorted Small Group Tour

8 days - Escorted summer tour of Norwegian Fjords

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5 days - Independent self guided tour extended with more inclusions.

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Aurlandsdalen - Classic Norway on foot

7 days - Join us for a Norway in a Nutshell® experience with a difference.

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Norway in a Nutshell®

4 days - Independent tour by rail, bus and ferry.

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Norway in a Nutshell® - Active

3 days - An active twist on the classic

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Norway in a Nutshell® Premium - Winter

5 days - Independent with cosy historic hotels and winter adventures

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Hurtigruten

Norwegian Coastal Voyage & Nordic Capitals Tour

23 days - Independent cruise and tour of Scandinavia's coast and capitals.

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6 days - Discover Hoven Loen, Fjærland, Flåm and Lom on this classic fjord route.

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