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WELCOME TO GUDVANGEN!

Gudvangen Fjordtell is a hotel and a perfect base for exploring the many sights and activities available in the beautiful county of  Sogn og Fjordane during all year around. Gudvangen is an old Viking village with a lot character and a myriad of adventures waiting to be discovered, from the Nærøyfjord, which is part of UNESCO’s World Heritage list, to  a multitude of attractions for all ages and preferences.

FACILITIES:

• 37 rooms (Viking style, standard, family apartments and apartments with kitchen)
• 5 restaurants (À la carte, Seafood, Cafe Gudvangen, Viking Veikro, Buffet restaurant)
• Cafeteria with inside and outside seating for 250 people
• Fully stocked Bar  
• Souvenir shop

Gudvangen À la carte restaurant (KONGSHALLEN)

Restaurant is built the way You can enjoy breathtaking view from inside or outside porch and follow activities at the harbor while you enjoy some delicious food and drinks from our menu. The menu changes regularly according to the season and the availability of ingredients.

À la carte restaurant is open between 18.00 pm and 21.00 pm every day

Gudvangen Seafood restaurant (SJØMATRESTAURANTEN)

Gudvangen seafood restaurant is situated right by the fjord with spectacular views of the fjord, mountains and passing boats.

 Norway is home to some of the most incredible seafood, so our goal is to create an extraordinary dining experience that goes hand in hand with the spectacular location that we have.

Seafood restaurant is closed until 1st of May, 2023

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Cafeteria at Gudvangen Fjordtell

(LUNSJEN KAFE)

Cafeteria with indoor and outdoor seating is open from 10.00 am to 18.00 pm every day. Here You can stop in for a quick lunch at our patio with one of the most beautiful landscape in Sognefjord area and enjoy an espresso, fresh-baked muffin, quick meal on your way to explore the area.

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VIKING VEIKRO GUDVANGEN

Thanks to the country’s rich history and well-placed location, Norway has developed a large variety of traditional dishes You can try at the Viking Veikro. You will definitely find new taste combinations we are sure you will be thrilled with.

Viking Veikro is situated in a visitor center to the Viking city in Gudvangen and it is open between 11.00 am and 23.00 every day.

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CAFE GUDVANGEN (PIZZERIA, BAKERY AND COFFEE SHOP)

Café Gudvangen located on the banks of the fjord just next to the place where tourist ferries between Gudvangen – Flåm and Gudvangen – Kaupanger are docking.   

Café Gudvangen is a warm and comfortable café with bakery and pizzeria that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner options –thin-crust pizza, fresh baked goods and sandwiches, local beer and coffee drinks.  

Café Gudvangen is closed until 1st of May, 2023

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BUFFET RESTAURANT FOR GROUPS

Buffet restaurant in Gudvangen accomodates small and large groups for lunch, dinner, drinks and meetings. Guests serve themselves from different stations featuring appetizers, salad bar, hot items or desserts. Menu is regularly changed to keep things new and fresh. Bookings requires min 25 people for a group and it must be booked in advance.

Open all year around

VIKING VILLAGE

      The Viking village is a place for memorable experiences, learning and fun activities. A place where you can                             interact with people re-enacting the past, all in accordance to historical elements. 
        A lot of activities and experiences are prepared for children and adults.  The visitors are involved into the world of                        Vikings, experiencing fighting, archery, theatre, concerts, storytelling,historical ballgames, Viking wrestling                                                                    and other animations.
           Join in an exciting and incredible journey that will take you back over a thousand years in time! The Viking                                 Village in Gudvangen is a perfect place to spend a day with the whole family!  
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Tourist ferries

Fjord cruises in unique setting, with sheer, snow-topped mountains, waterfalls and idyllic farms clinging to the mountainsides. This is an opportunity to experience the incredible Nærøyfjord which is one of two fjords in Norway in the UNESCO world heritage list. A passenger boat between Gudvangen-Aurland-Flåm is running all year around - information and schedules can be found here.
Ferry between Gudvangen - Kaupanger is running between 15 June - 31 August.

Kayaking in Gudvangen

Kayaking tours take you through the most spectacular parts of the famous Nærøyfjord in the UNESCO World Heritage Area, including the narrower, remote branches, accessible by boats or kayaks only. You can experience the most beautiful and dramatic scenery in all of Fjord Norway. For more information about kayaking you can find at www.nordicventures.com

Hiking in the mountains

Gudvangen is a good starting point for several mountain hikes, and in some places you can get all the way to the mountain edge and see straight down the fjord from an altitude of approximately 1000 meters. The famous mountains of Rimstigen, Bakkanosi and Breiskrednosi are just a few of Fjord Norway’s most popular hikes – and they are all big adventures. But you’ll also find numerous shorter and gentler paths perfect for families with children or anyone who simply prefer to take it easy. For more information about hiking in Gudvangen you can find here.

Gudvangen Hydrobikes

No matter the season, Hydrobikes are the perfect adventure, whether you’re vacationing or looking for something new and fun. Hydrobikes are incredibly stable and can easily be ridden in even the windiest and waviest conditions. They are virtually impossible to tip over, environmentally friendly, and a great way to exercise and enjoy the nature while having fun on the water. For more information about Gudvangen Hydrobikes you can find at www.gudvangenrent.com

Sup Norway - Fjord expeditions in Gudvangen

Unique and exclusive stand up paddling adventures in the most magnificent nature Norway has to offer. The best equipment, the most experienced guides in the most beautiful UNESCO protected areas in the world. These are truly stunning adventures! There’s a special feeling you get, standing on your SUP next to a 1500m high mountain knowing there’s an 800m deep fjord under your feet. For more information about Fjord expeditions in Gudvangen you can find at www.supnorway.com

Aurlandsvegen

If you don’t want to drive through the long Lærdal tunnel, as an alternative you can drive over the mountain. This is a scenic route and approx 6km from Aurland you get to a view point called Stegastein. Here there is a platform which is 33 meters long and 4,2 meters wide located 640 meters over the spectacular Aurland Fjord offering you an breathtaking view.

Undredal

Undredal is a small valley 15 minutes drive from Gudvangen. Up until 1988 you could only get to Undredal by ferry, but now there is a good road connection. In Undredal you can visit the smallest stave church in Norway, and the famous Undredal Stølysteri where local cheese is produced. Every year people in Undredal have their own festival called Geitostfestivalen (the goat cheese festival). Read more about Undredal at www.visitundredal.no

MAGIC WHITE CAVES

One of the most popular things to do in Gudvangen is a tour through the Magical White Caves, which leads you through a cave-labyrinth full of exciting shadows, lightening with Aurora (Nothern light), colors and sounds. It is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. The ordinary round trip takes from 30 minutes to 45 minutes and the minimum size of a group to visit or hire the Caves is set of 25 people.
The caves in Gudvangen are located about 8.2 km away from the Gudvangen ferry quay, right next to the E16 road to Voss. There is a bus parking area just outside the entrance.
Magic White Caves are closed for the season and we will be welcoming You again from April 2023.

our Suppliers

Gudvangen Fjordtell is proud of cooperating with the finest local meat, vegetables, honey and beer suppliers, so we can offer Norwegian seasonal cuisine based on organic, locally sourced ingredients.

The driving force behind local production is a genuine desire to produce healthy and good raw materials, free of pesticides and without the use of artificial fertilizers. This is done in harmony with nature, with a focus on the environment and ecology.

 Freshest ingredients from land to sea. Every flavor has been harvested, sustainably caught, or crafted locally. From our neighbors to our culinary team and straight to your plate. Always made from scratch, with the highest-quality in all forms - in our food, our service, and in our relationships.

Be welcome to Gudvangen Fjordtell !

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How to get to Gudvangen

Gudvangen is located just off the E16, which is the main road between Oslo and Bergen. By car Gudvangen is located 331 km from Oslo and 149 km from Bergen. 

From Bergen there are several busses departing for Gudvangen daily. From Bergen there are also express boats departing for Flåm that correspond with the ferry from Flåm to Gudvangen. 

From Oslo there are also several busses departing for Gudvangen daily. If you travel by train from Oslo or Bergen you can take the train to Voss and further by buss to Gudvangen. Another option is to take the Flåm railway to Flåm and then take a bus or boat from there to Gudvangen.

Train:

Timetables and ticket sales:  www.norled.no  and www.visitflam.com 

Train schedules:  www.nsb.bo

Bus:

Info: www.skyss.no or www.nor-way.no

Timetables/Sales (Bergen):  www.norled.no  and www.visitflam.com 

Timetables/Sales (Oslo):  www.nor-way.noIf

Boat:

Info www.visitflam.com

Timetables/Sales (Bergen): www.norled.no  and www.visitflam.com

Car Rentals: www.avis.nowww.hertz.no 

Tourist Information: www.visitnorway.com and

www.fjordnorway.com