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Vik i Sogn


Transport description

Bus
There is a bus connection to Vik from Bergen/Voss and Sogndal www.fjord1.no (Route 23-503)

Boat
You can reach Vik by express boat from e.g. Bergen Balestrand or Flåm www.norled.no (routes Bergen-Sogn and Bergen-Flåm)

Contact
Address:
6893 Vik i Sogn

Phone+47 57 69 56 86
Phone+47 97 50 78 38
E-mailvik@sognefjord.no


Description
The municipality of Vik is situated on the southern shores of the Sognefjord, one of the longest fjords in the world. Coming from Voss, Bergen or Oslo you reach Vik via the road RV13 over the mountain area Vikafjellet. Coming from the south, the ferry takes you from Dragsvik or Hella to Vangsnes. In addition, the express boat to and from Bergen stops in Vik, during the summer season two times a day.

The population in Vik is today approx. 2800. The municipality covers the villages Fresvik, Feios, Vangsnes and Arnafjord in addition to the village centre of Vik. Several small settlements along the Sognefjord without road connection belong as well to the municipality.
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Vik Tourist Office

Vik Tourist Office is situated at Kristianhus, in the same building as the Boat & Motor Museum, by the road Rv 13 in Vikøyri.  We sell round trips and tickets Bicycles for rent, locally produced souvenirs, books, maps, have internet access etc....

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Fridtjov Park

Little park with a fantastic view over the Sognefjord and statue of viking Fridtjov the Bold!

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Vikafjellsvegen (Rv 13)

The road through the mountain area between Vik and Vinje/Voss (route 13) provides an ideal base for hikes in both the Vikafjellet and the Stølsheimen mountains, where there are many old summer pasture farms set in hilly terrain....

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Fresvikbreen

Fresvikbreen is a glacier on the south side of Sognefjorden in Vik, Sogn og Fjordane. It lies between Setjedalen in the west, and Storedalen in the east, and is close to the village of Fresvik. The glacier has an area of 15 km² and its highest point is 1648 metres above sea level. Fresvikbreen is the 23rd largest glacier on the Norwegian mainland.

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Hopperstad Stave Church

Hopperstad stave church from 1130 is one of the oldest and biggest stave churches in Norway.

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Stølsheimen Nature Preserve

Stølsheimen nature preserve was established in 1990 and stretches from the Sognefjord up to high mountain areas at 1200 to 1300 m asl.

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Vikøyri - historical shore dweller site

Historical shore dweller site, protected by law Cultural Walk For guided tours contact Vik Tourist Information vik@sognefjord.no Tel. +47 57 69 56 86...

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Arnafjorden

The Arnafjord is a popular destination for day trips and holidays, famous for it's many waterfalls.

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Moahaugane burial mounds

Field with several distinctive burial mounds from 200-400 AD...

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Hove Stone Church

Hove Church, dated to the end of the 12th century, is the oldest stone building in the Sogn region and probably one of the oldest in the country.

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Kristianhus Båt- og Motormuseum

Kristianhus båt- og motormuseum is the life's work of Kristian Otterskred. Since 1976, he has collected around 200 ship motors, most of them norwegian made. The museum shows the technological development in motor building from about 1905 to 1960 and the diversity of motor manufacturers along the Norwegian coast. In the same building, Vik Tourist Information can be found.

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Finnafjord/Finnabotn

At the head of the distinctive Finnafjord, the mountains are steep and the scenery is spectacular. The famous cheese-maker Synnøve Finden was born and brought up beside this lovely fjord


Contact details

Visit Sognefjord AS

Trolladalen 30

6856 Sogndal, Norway

+47 57 67 14 00 - Mail: info@sognefjord.no

Sognefjord area includes the municipalities Aurland, Balestrand, Høyanger, Leikanger, Luster, Lærdal, Sogndal, Vik og Årdal.

During the summer season there are many open tourist information offices in the Sognefjord area, where you can buy tickets for roundtrips and activities, get information on what to do, what to see, what is on, where to stay, how to get around and much more.

See our Tourist Information Offices

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