Vangsnes is located approximately 70 miles (113 kilometers) northeast of Bergen - Hordaland and 160 miles (257 kilometers) northwest of Oslo, Norway's capital.
See for yourself why Fjord Norway is so loved by by travelers from all over the world, by hitting the road and exploring the many cultural and scenic attractions surrounding Vangsnes. Visit the English Church of St. Olav and Norwegian Glacier Museum (Norsk Bremuseum) in and around Balestrand, roughly 4 miles (6 kilometers) to the southeast of Vangsnes.
An excellent way to really understand an area is by knowing about its history. So be sure to visit the old towns while you are here. Get outside and discover Fjord Norway's popular open-air museums, farms and lighthouses.
Combine education and relaxation on your travels by joining a group of like-minded travelers on one of the area's fascinating cycling tours. If you're not one to take vacations purely to shuffle between the hot tub and the bar, Fjord Norway offers a number of high-energy activities like mountain climbing and abseiling.
Be sure to take your tastebuds for a tour through the culinary traditions of Fjord Norway. For a true taste of Fjord Norway enjoy raspeballer (potato dumplings) with sausage or free range mutton shanks.
When the time comes to leave Vangsnes, you'll be sure to bid this region a sad "Ha det bra" But be comforted by the fact that you'll be heading home with wonderful memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime.