Sogndal is a small but important town in Sogn og Fjordane.
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.
There are express buses three times a day from Oslo, four times a day from Bergen.
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.
Route 5 from Førde and Skei. Route 5 from Lærdal, who is connected by Oslo and Bergen by route E16.
There are local buses operated by Fjord1.
- De Heibergske samlinger (The Heiberg Collections), Kaupanger (Follow rote 5 towards Lærdal), ☎ +47 57678206 ([email protected], fax: +47 57678511), . 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.
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 Sogndals greatest bard Terje "Valfar" Bakken.
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.
Route 55 to Balestrand is a scenic drive along the fjord.