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Geiranger, Norway

Be sure to bring along plenty of extra film, because you'll want to capture the natural beauty of Geiranger's magnificent fjord country. It’s a majestic fairytale, surrounded by thundering waterfalls, snow-capped mountains, crystalline glaciers, and still blue lakes that are truly unforgettable. With roads that twist and turn through lush green vegetation and deep blue waters, your panoramic view of this beautiful destination will be awe-inspiring.

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Geiranger, Norway

Port of Call

The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Explore Geiranger Fjord, one of the most beautiful fjords in Norway, with towering mountainsides and numerous waterfalls. The fjord stretches inland some 16 kilometres (10 miles), fed by gushing waterfalls, including the Seven Sisters, the Suitor and the Bridal Veil.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Journey through forest-clad hills down to Hornindal Lake, which is approximately 6 to 7 hours away from Geiranger. At more than 457 metres (1,500 feet), it is the deepest freshwater lake in Europe.
  • Check out Geiranger Church, a quaint wooden church built in an octagonal shape, with a lovely view of the countryside and the cruise ships below.
  • Visit the Norwegian Fjord Centre across the road from the beautiful Hotel Union.
  • Journey through the many hiking paths or take an exciting boat tour of the Geirangerfjord.
  • Get an up close view at nature while kayaking on the Geirangerfjord or feel the adrenaline rush as you go rafting down the Valldola River.
  • Go for a walk along the fjord and visit the cosy Homlong café on the south side for authentic home-made food.
  • Capture the beautiful landscapes from Geiranger’s most popular mountain top, Dalsnibba.

Local Currency

The unit of currency in Norway is the krone (NOK). Major credit cards are also widely accepted and often offer a good exchange rate.

Weather in Geiranger, Norway


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 32°
Average Low 24° -4.44°
Mean Temperature N/A N/A
Record High N/A N/A
Record Low N/A N/A
Precipitation Inches Centimetres
Average Precip. 0.9 in 2.29 cm

    Before You Visit

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