Laerdal is located approximately 130 miles (209 kilometers) from Oslo, the capital of Norway, and about 90 miles (145 kilometers) from Bergen - Hordaland.
From perennial tourist favourites to lesser known nooks and crannies, Fjord Norway is wonderfully endowed with sights and attractions. Flam and Sogndal are two more places worth seeing while you're in Fjord Norway.
When the sun is shining, why not take the opportunity to discover Fjord Norway's farms, open-air exhibits and lighthouses?. A good way to really get to know an area is by gaining an understanding of its past. While in Fjord Norway, take the time to tour the area's fine fortresses.
Get a bird's-eye view of Fjord Norway by taking to the skies. Sky diving is a great way to spend a few hours here. A great way to enjoy the wild open spaces in the area around Laerdal is to sign up for a rock climbing or mountain biking tour.
There is no better approach to get the core of Fjord Norway than trying the food from the region. No journey through this region would be satisfying without experiencing the delights of raspeballer (potato dumplings) with sausage and free range mutton shanks.
At the end of your vacation, bid a fond Ha det bra (farewell) to the local characters you have met and the landscapes you've seen.