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Naeroyfjord

Dramatic cliffs, cascading waterfalls and tranquil glacial water makes this UNESCO-protected site an idyllic place to cruise, hike and kayak.

Admire peaks that rise out of crystal-clear water, marvel at forest-clad mountain slopes, spot pretty waterfalls and look for colorful marine wildlife at Naeroyfjord. Experience the natural beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site from the comfort of a cruise, on a kayak tour and on foot.

Naeroyfjord is 11.2 miles (18 kilometers) long and about 820.2 feet (250 meters) across at its narrowest point. It is one arm of Norway’s longest fjord, Sognefjord, and inspired scenes for the Disney movie Frozen.

Naeroyfjord is a year-round attraction. Gaze up at the snow-capped peaks and see frozen waterfalls in winter. During the summer months, the hills bloom with vivid shades of green. Even when it rains, a journey through the fjord is a wonderful experience. Clouds cling to the cliffs and the sound of the rushing waterfalls echoes all around.

A great way to see the fjord is on a cruise. Sit back, relax and appreciate the striking landscapes as you glide along the fjord’s channel. Adventurous visitors might want to travel by kayak, either on a self-guided tour or part of a guided expedition. Paddle to remote beaches, swim in the fjord and stay overnight at waterfront campsites. Boat trips depart regularly from the harbors at Flåm and Gudvangen. You can also rent kayaks and organize guided tours at each of these locales.

Several marked trails lead up to the mountaintop lookouts at Beitelen and Rimstigen. Walk the Royal Post Road, a scenic route that skirts the fjord’s shores between Bleiklindi and Styvi.

Whether you are navigating the area on foot or across the water, try and spot numerous examples of the local wildlife. Among the animals that can be seen here are deer, dolphins, seals, gulls and arctic foxes.

Naeroyfjord is in the middle of Fjord Norway in the western part of the country. There are several routes into the area, including bus, train and car from the cities of Bergen and Oslo.


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Lodging Near Naeroyfjord

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Visit Undredal $127
Visit Undredal

Visit Undredal

5746 Undredal, Aurland
     
    4.7
    of 5, from 9 reviews
    3.5 out of 5.0

    This beachfront apartment building is located in Aurland, where area attractions include Naeroyfjord and Flam Marina. Regional attractions also include Flam Church.

    Gudvangen Fjordtell $82
    Gudvangen Fjordtell

    Gudvangen Fjordtell

    Gudvangen Fjordtell, Aurland
       
      3.5
      of 5, from 201 reviews
      2.0 out of 5.0

      Located in the heart of Aurland, this hotel is 5.9 mi (9.4 km) from Naeroyfjord and 12.3 mi (19.7 km) from Flam Marina. Flam Church and Vangskyrkja are also within 32 mi (52 km).

      Visit Undredal Valley $96
      Visit Undredal Valley

      Visit Undredal Valley

      Langhuso, Aurland
         
        5.0
        of 5, from 2 reviews
        2.5 out of 5.0

        Situated in the mountains, this cottage is in the same area as Flam Marina, Naeroyfjord, and Flam Church.

        Flåmsbrygga Hotell $215
        Flåmsbrygga Hotell

        Flåmsbrygga Hotell

        Flåmsbrygga, PB 44, Aurland
           
          4.3
          of 5, from 95 reviews
          3.5 out of 5.0

          Situated in Aurland, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Flam Marina and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Flam Church. Naeroyfjord and Laerda Chuch are also within 32 mi (52 km).

          Stalheim Hotel
          Stalheim Hotel

          Stalheim Hotel

          Stalheimsvegen,131, STALHEIM
             
            0.0 out of 5.0

            Situated in Voss, this hotel is in the same region as Naeroyfjord.

            Oppheim resort- pure luxury $163
            Oppheim resort- pure luxury

            Oppheim resort- pure luxury

            Oppheimsvegen 162, Voss
               
              3.0 out of 5.0

              This aparthotel is in Voss.

              Vossestølen Hotel $118
              Vossestølen Hotel

              Vossestølen Hotel

              87 Oppheimsvegen, Voss
                 
                2.5 out of 5.0

                This beachfront hotel is located in Voss, where regional attractions include Vangskyrkja and Hangursbanen Cable Car.

                Lærdal Ferie- og Fritidspark $58
                Lærdal Ferie- og Fritidspark

                Lærdal Ferie- og Fritidspark

                Grandavegen 5, Laerdal
                   
                  3.5
                  of 5, from 152 reviews
                  2.0 out of 5.0

                  This family-friendly Laerdal hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 15-minute walk of Laerdal Tourist Information and Norwegian Wild Salmon Centre. Laerda Chuch is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) away.