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

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

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[edit]

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

By boat[edit]

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[edit]

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

Get around[edit]

There are local buses operated by Fjord1.

See[edit][add listing]

  • 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.  edit
  • 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.  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

You can chop wood, look out the window, eat oatmeal or appreciate the unadulterated beauty of this grim and frostbitten land while listening to the moving sounds of Sogndal's greatest bard Terje "Valfar" Bakken.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Anything but a troll souvenir.

Eat[edit][add listing]

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

Meat Point - Located across the road from the Best Western Lægreid. This restaurant serves burgers, pizzas and steaks.

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]


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



Get out[edit]

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

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