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Norway : Sognefjorden : Sogndal
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Sogndal is a small but important town in Sogn og Fjordane.

Get in

By plane

There is a small airport south of the town, (IATA: SOG). It is served by the company Widerøe. There are scheduled flights from Oslo and Bergen.

By bus

There are express buses three times a day from Oslo, four times a day from Bergen.

By boat

Express boat two times a day from Bergen, in the summer. Only once daily during winter, between 1 September and 30 April. This route is operated by Fjord1.

By car

Route 5 from Førde and Skei. Route 5 from Lærdal, who is connected by Oslo and Bergen by route E16.

Get around

There are local buses operated by Fjord1.


  • De Heibergske samlinger (The Heiberg Collections), Kaupanger (Follow rote 5 towards Lærdal), +47 57678206 (, fax: +47 57678511), [1]. May and Sep: 10am-3pm Jun-Aug: 10am-5pm. A collection of old houses, and tools. Showing how the life was in the past. Adults: 60 kr, Children: 30 kr.
  • Kaupanger stavkirke (Kaupanger Stave Church), Kaupanger (Follow rote 5 towards Lærdal), +47 57678840 (fax: +47 57678889). 9Jun-30Sep: 9.30am-5.30pm. Adults: 35 kr, Students: 25 kr, Children: 25 kr.



Anything but a troll souvenir.


Local sea food, the mackerel season is in late summer.




  • Sogndal Vandrarheim, Helgheimsvegen 9, +47 57627575.
  • Loftesnes Pensjonat, Fjørevegen 17, +47 57671577.



Get out

Route 55 to Balestrand is a scenic drive along the fjord.

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