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Useful information for your excursions at Geiranger Fjord
Below you will find information about the cruise port, the most beautiful sights and many other facts or tips for your shore excursions at Geiranger Fjord. Explore the most famous fjord in Norway on your own or as a guided cruise excursion easily and conveniently with “My Cruise Excursion”.
The most beautiful sights at Geiranger Fjord
The Geiranger fjord is one of Norway’s most famous fjords and has been entitled a UNESCO World Heritage Site on July 14, 2005. Cruise ships will follow the 15-kilometer-long fjord to the end in the small town of Geiranger. A ride into Geiranger Fjord will definitely not be forgotten! The incomparable natural beauty will take your breath away!
The place that shares its name with the fjord is rather small and quite unspectacular. Nevertheless, it offers a beautiful view of natural scenery with some nice shops and cafes. If you want to know more about the country and the people of this region, you should pay a visit to the modern Norwegian Fjord Center.
There is still much more about this wonderful place that is certainly worth a visit.
At Geiranger Fjord there are several magnificent waterfalls, such as the “bridal veil”. However, the “Seven sisters” are the best known. There are seven waterfalls directly next to each other with a drop height of up to 300 m (984 ft).
Waterfall “Friaren” is directly opposite and rumoured to be a suitor who wanted to marry each of the seven sisters. However, he was rejected by all and eventually gave in to liquor.
South of Geiranger is a 1,476 m (4,842 ft) high mountain peak called Dalsnibba. Even in summer, the mountain is often covered with snow.
There is also a new observation deck “Geiranger Skywalk”, from here you can have a fantastic view of Norway’s mountain landscape and the Geiranger Fjord which is 7 km (4.3 mi) away. With a little bit of luck, you can even see your cruise ship. On the way there you can also visit the famous lookout point Flydalsjuvet. It is probably one of the most popular places to take breathtaking photos in Norway and absolutely worth seeing.
Map of cruise port at Geiranger Fjord
Either anchor your cruise ship at Geiranger Fjord Cruise Port and you will be brought to land with tender boats, or the ship will dock at the new SeaWalk, you can also walk ashore from there.
Things to know about excursions at Geiranger Fjord
Shipping companies and routes
Large famous cruise lines like MSC, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, NCL all have their cruises dock at the port of this beautiful natural place in their programs.
Immigration and visa
Norway is a party to the Schengen Agreement. This means that U.S. citizens may enter Norway for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes without a visa. Your passport should be valid for at least six months beyond the period of stay.
UK citizen who holds either a full UK passport or a BOTC, BOC, BPP or BS passport can travel to Norway visa-free.
For more accurate and up-to-date information, please contact your cruise operator.
The official currency here is the Norwegian Krone (NOK), 1 dollar = 8.39 NOK; 1 pound = 10,70 NOK
Taxi and other public transports
Hop-on/Hop-off buses start right at the harbor. A tour takes about 80 minutes and will pass many important sights.
In addition, a public bus departs from Geiranger to Dalsnibba three times a day only during the summer months. Taxis are very scarce and also expensive. An hour drive costs around 954 krones (113 dollars/90 pounds).
Geiranger Fjord has a moderate climate. However it has rainfall all year round. In July and August, temperatures rise to about 10 °C / 50 °F, making them the warmest months. From November to April it is often minus degrees. Therefore at this time of the year there are hardly any cruises to the fjord.
Websites of the port and tourists organizations
Impressions of GeirangerVideo:
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