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Europe > Nordic countries > Norway > Western Norway > Sogn og Fjordane > Sognefjorden > Sogndal


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Sogndal is a small but important town in Sogn og Fjordane.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

By bus[edit]

There are express buses three times a day from Oslo, four times a day from Bergen.

By boat[edit]

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 [formerly dead link].

By car[edit]

Route 5 from Førde and Skei. Route 5 from Lærdal, which is connected to Oslo and Bergen by route E16.

Get around[edit]

There are local buses operated by Fjord1 [formerly dead link].


  • De Heibergske samlinger (The Heiberg Collections), Kaupanger (Follow rote 5 towards Lærdal), +47 57678206, 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, admire the scenery, 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.






Go next[edit]

Route 55 to Balestrand is a scenic drive along the fjord.

Route 55 to Luster.

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