Norway - The Western Fjords (PDF Chapter)
This is the Western Fjords chapter from Lonely Planet’s Norway guidebook.
Scoured and gouged by glaciers, ancient and modern, Western Norway’s deep, sea-drowned valleys are covered by steep, rugged terrain. It’s a landscape that is so utterly unique and so pro-foundly beautiful that it is one of the most desirable destinations in the world.
- take a cruise along Norway’s most famous – and frequented – fjord, Geirangerfjord
- brave the hairpin turns and dizzying drops on the roller-coaster Trollstigen Road
- kayak on a glacial lake and crunch across the ancient ice at Nigardsbreen
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sognefjorden, Aurlandsfjorden, Flåm, Aurland, Nærøyfjord, Lærdal, Lustrafjorden, Vik, Balestrand, Sogndal, Jostedalsbreen National Park, Fjær-land, Jostedalsbreen & Nigardsbreen, Briksdalsbreen & Kjenndalsbreen, Nordfjord, Olden, Loen, Stryn, The Fjord Coast, Florø, Kalvåg, Måløy, Selje & Selja Island, The Northern Fjords, Åndalsnes, Valldal, Geirangerfjord, Hellesylt, Norangsdalen, Runde, Ålesund, Molde, Bud, Averøy, Kristiansund.
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