The Pear of Norway – Geirangerfjord
Geirangerfjord – Trollvegen(Troll Wall) – Trollstigen/Troll ladder
2 days / 1 night
[custom_frame_left][/custom_frame_left] The Geirangerfjord is unique and exceptionally beautiful and the world’s most famous fjord. That is is why this fjord landscape is included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
The trips runs through The Hall Of The Mountain King, which is known from Peer Gynt, both the play by Ibsen and not least the composition by Edvard Grieg.
Now it is a small tourist center in the mountains. It is one of the few eating places that maintains the culinary traditions of the Gudbrandsdal valley.
On our way to Geiranger village we shall stop on the one f Norway’s most beautiful mountain peaks Dalsnibba – 1500m above sea level. Dalsnibba is one of the main attractions in Geiranger. From theDalsnibbaMountain plateau there is an amazing view over the most beautiful of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites, surrounded by mountains, with the Geirangerfjord as its centre piece.
Ferry cruise on the Geiranger fjord.
Experience the world’s most famous fjord Geirangerfjorden – member of UNESCO’s World Heritage List The Geirangerfjord runs for 20 kilometres between Geiranger and Hellesylt. For its whole length the fjord is surrounded by tall, precipitous mountains some towering to more than 1,500 metres. At its deepest the fjord is 200 metres deep. The cruise last for about 1 hour 15 minutes.
Tour continues to the Troll Wall and Troll Ladder.
Trollstigen – the “Troll Ladder” is a dramatic and exciting experience. The road twists through 11 hairpin bends as it climbs up to Stigrøra (858 metres above sea level). In some places it is cut into the mountain; in others it is built on top of stone walls.