Into the Fjords - Custom - Norway Insight

Into the Fjords - Custom

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Guided experience of the Fjords, mountains and local history at Osterøy. You have the possibilty ta have a sleepover at the farm, Climb Mt. Brøknipa (822m.a.s), Bike along the fjord to visit the traditional local farm "Klyvvikja".

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The Tour starts at Bryggen in Bergen, and we will drive over the Osterøy Bridge 30 min later. From there we will drive along the Osterøy fjord on a small countryside road with good views of the fjord. Along the way we will pass many small charming houses and farms. When we arrive in Bruvik, the road takes us up the mountain side on a winding road with good views. We will then arrive at our starting point for the mountain hike.

 

The Hike

The hike takes us upwards on a small mountain path. As we get higher the view of the area gets better and better. When we reach the summit, we will have fantastic view over the fjords and the surroundings (weather permitting). At the summit we will have lunch, with traditional Norwegian hiking food (Turmat) prepared by the Guide, before we hike back down. The hike is about 5 hours.

 

The Farm

After a short drive, we will arrive Klyvvikje Farm. Here the local host will give us a tour of the farm and share the history. We will see old tools and furniture, agriculture, animals, an old country shop (Landhandel) and activities on the farm. There is also the posibillity to have a sleepover in a lavo here. Afterwards there will be a traditional meal before we return to Bryggen, Bergen.

 

The Bike

We meet at Bryggen in Bergen, where we will select bikes before the tour starts. This is our starting point for the bike tour. From there you will first bike to Osterøy. Fom there you will bike along the Osterøy fjord on a small countryside road with good views of the fjord. Along the way you will pass many small charming houses and farms. The bike is 14km and takes around 2 hours. You will pass the old church and the local store in Bruvik, before you arrive at Klyvvikje farm.

Highlights

  • Local food from the farm
  • Local Farmer 
  • Storytelling
  • One of the deepest fjord in Norway
  • Off the beaten track

Route

  1. Bergen