NORWAY-L ArchivesArchiver > NORWAY > 1999-03 > 0920928595
From: "Anne Hildrum" <>
Subject: Re: Visiting Norway
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 22:29:55 +0100
Just an added thought here. You might even consider
taking the boat from Myrdal on to Bergen, instead
of going back up and continue on the train. I have
heard that Fjord trip is pretty nice too.
>You've got a lot of good answers to your question about connections
>Oslo-Bergen-Stavanger. I do of course not agree with the one telling
>that the trip by train from Oslo to Stavanger is a dull one. He must .
>have had his bad day, hi.- But as my wife and myself will skip trips to
>the sun or to Central Europe this year and are planning a trip to the
>fjords of Vestlandet by the help of films and the internet in connection
>with the "Electronic atlas over Norge og Svalbard på din egen PC by
>the name of #Opplev Norge# (www.statkart.no)"(kr.450), I think I can
>add to making the Oslo-Bergen- Stavanger-trip an unforgettable one.
>For short: Go by the Bergensbanen from Oslo to Bergen. But : Arrange
>for a stop at "Myrdal stasjon" and go by train down to Flåm ("Flåmsba-
>nen").A tourstic attraction all the way from Myrdal to Flåm at Aurlands-
>fjord.Opened in 1940;length 20 km;difference in altitude 865 m.; max
>elevation 55% (1:18).21 tunnels.