A Scandinavian village straight out of your childhood dreams, Flåm is best known for its picture-perfect postcard scenery and the astonishing railway journey that can show it all to you. High waterfalls, majestic mountains, narrow green valleys, deep clear lakes, calm fjords, rocky plateaus, and forests all join together to form a delightful landscape and the great natural splendour that is Norway.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
For an exciting adventure, ride the Flåm Railway, one of the most interesting stretches of railway engineering in the world. It offers some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere. You'll pass through approximately 20 tunnels as you travel up steep cliffs to an altitude of 867 m (2,845 ft) above sea level.
Norway is a popular place to shop for Scandinavian crafts. Local handicrafts include the traditional knitted sweaters in Nordic designs, good quality silverware, pewter and wood carvings. Trolls also make popular souvenirs, as do candles and the Norwegian-invented cheese plane or slicer.
The unit of currency in Norway is the krone (NOK). Major credit cards are also widely accepted and often offer a good exchange rate.
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