Norway in a Nutshell: (Pt. 2-Voss & Bergen)

Norway has to be one of the most breathtaking places I have been so far in my travels! If you only had time to visit one place in Scandinavia, I would certainly put Norway at the top of your list. This post will include the last part of our Norway in a Nutshell tour (Voss & Bergen). I will post the 1st half of the adventure in my next post (Oslo, Flåm Railway & Nœrøyfjord). I’m posting them backwards so that it will show up on the blog in the correct order on the home page.  Here are some highlights from the second part of our Norway in a Nutshell adventure:

Mia and I in front of the Fleishman's Hotel where we stayed for one evening after our fjord cruise.

Mia and I in front of the Fleischer’s Hotel (built in 1864) where we stayed for one evening after our fjord cruise.  Lots of history here (royal guests) as well as an amazing view of Lake Vangsvatnet.

 

Mia and I with this huge troll in Voss, Norway.

Mia and I with this huge troll in Voss, Norway.

 

Mia had fun playing on this cool Voss sign.  Voss bottled water comes from this small town in Norway!

Mia had fun playing on this cool Voss sign!

 

Mia and I in front of the breathtaking Vangsvatnet Lake.

Mia and I in front of the breathtaking Vangsvatnet Lake.

 

The tranquil view of Lake Vangsvatnet! Ahhhhh... I sat for a long time on a rock and really soaked up the view and the fresh air!

The tranquil view of Lake Vangsvatnet! Ahhhhh… I sat for a long time on a rock and really soaked up the view and the fresh air!

 

Mia playing in front of the Lake.  She has always been our "water baby".  She is the happiest when she is in the water or close to it!

Mia playing in front of the Lake. She has always been our “water baby”. She is the happiest when she is in the water or close to it!

One last shot of Mia with the beautiful lake! I think she could have easily spent all day here!

One last shot of Mia with the beautiful lake! I think she could have easily spent all day here!

 

Vangsvatnet Lake in Voss, Norway.  I appreciate nature as an amazing work of art which we can enjoy everyday.

Vangsvatnet Lake in Voss, Norway. I will always remember this as one of the most serene moments of my life!

 

On to the next stop! Mia and I right before we boarded the train to Bergen!

On to the next stop! Mia and I right before we boarded the train to Bergen!

The following photos are from our last stop on the Norway in a Nutshell adventure – Bergen, Norway (Mt. Floyen, Fløibanen Funicular):

Street scene in beautiful Bergen, Norway!

Street scene in beautiful Bergen, Norway!

 

Mia on a cool fish sculpture in Bergen.

Mia on a cool fish wood carving in Bergen.

 

This is the entrance to the Fløibanen funicular.

This is the entrance to the Fløibanen Funicular.

 

Tracks and tunnel on the Fløibanen Funicular ride.

Tracks and tunnel on the Fløibanen Funicular ride.

 

The Norway flag and the Fløien Folkerestaurant at the top of Mt. Floyen.

The Norway flag and the Fløien Folkerestaurant at the top of Mt. Floyen.

 

The stunning view at the top of Mt. Floyen.

The stunning view at the top of Mt. Floyen.

 

This is Mia who went into this pose when we made it to the top of Mount Floyen in Bergen, Norway.

Mia went into this pose when we made it to the top of Mount Floyen in Bergen, Norway.

 

Mia on our hike around Mt. Floyen.

Mia on our hike around Mt. Floyen.

 

Mia and Danny checking out the swing on our hike around Mt. Floyen.

Mia and Danny found this cool swing on our hike around Mt. Floyen.

 

Getting ready to head back down the mountain!

Getting ready to head back down the mountain!

 

The beautiful view from the bell tower where we stayed in Bergen.

The beautiful view from the clock tower where we stayed in Bergen.

 

Another view right after sunset from the top of the clock tower.

Another view right after sunset from the top of the clock tower.

 

A beautiful ship at night in Bergen.

A beautiful ship at night in Bergen.

 

Getting ready to fly back to Helsinki... An amazing Mastiff dog we found at the Bergen airport wanted to play with Mia's stuffed whale!

Getting ready to fly back to Helsinki… An amazing Mastiff dog we found at the Bergen airport wanted to play with Mia’s stuffed whale!

 

Saying goodbye to Norway... An amazing Mastiff dog drooling and happy as can be and at the Bergen airport! :)

A great way to say goodbye to Norway… Seeing an amazing Mastiff dog drooling and happy as can be at the Bergen airport! 🙂

 

For more information about Voss, please visit:  Voss, Norway

For more information about Bergen, please visit: Bergen, Norway

For more information about the Fløibanen funicular, please visit: Fløibanen (Bergen)

My next post will be Part 1 of our Norway in a Nutshell adventure.  We can now mark another Red Pin Adventure off our Travel/Life Bucket List:  Oslo – Bergen, Norway (See the Fjords & Ride on the Flåm Railway)

7 thoughts on “Norway in a Nutshell: (Pt. 2-Voss & Bergen)

    • Thanks for sharing your link! It was nice to see your photos from the winter there. We booked some on our own and some of it from the tour. Safe travels to you and thanks for stopping by! 🙂

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