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Flåm, Norway

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.

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Flåm, Norway

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

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.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Explore the beautiful Stalheim Valley with its lush vegetation, waterfalls and mountain scenery. Stop for a short stroll at the Tvidne Waterfall to take a photo or just enjoy the wonderful view.
  • Visit Voss, a small town with a church dating back to the 12th century. In town, you'll find the Knute Rockne Monument, paying tribute to the American football coach who was born there.
  • Go shopping in Aurland, well known for its shoes. You'll also see an impressive gothic stone church there, dating back to the 13th century.

Shopping for Bargains

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.

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 Flåm, Norway


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Mean Temperature 35° 1.67°
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Precipitation Inches Centimetres
Average Precip. 7.5 in 19.05 cm

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