Bergen the Gateway to bike the beautiful Fjords of Norway
Fjord Norway is a paradise for cyclists who are looking for active experiences in beautiful surroundings.
There are plenty of opportunities for world-class road cycling, fantastic cycling routes and an increasing number of cycling paths and trails for those who want to explore cycling in the countryside or mountains.
One of the most scenic and well-known cycling routes is the Signature tour in Fjord Norway, which goes from Bergen - via Hardanger to Voss. Highlights are ferry crossing the Fjords, Hardanger Bridge, Folgefonna Glacier, accomodation at the Historical hotels, spectacular waterfalls, smaller or bigger Climbs, and of course the City of Bergen. Cycling in this beautiful fjord landscape is an experience you’ll never forget!
An Active Holiday
This stunning ride along the beautiful west Norwegian Fjords lasts for five days to a week, and lets you have nice meals and a good rest at The Historical Hotels & Restaurants along the route. A support vehicle will transport your luggage and further be at your service if needed. An additional option of E-bikes is possible for all or parts of the ride on request. Our bike guides will join you to assure that you will be on track and give you the best experience. The average biking distances per day is about 50 km and requires just a little of bicycling experience. If you are an experienced cyclist the routes can easily be prolonged to 100 km a day.
3 exceptional climbs in the Bergen-Voss area
- Stalheimskleiva 30 km from Voss is 1,5 km long. 20 % in average.
- The PJD Pro Odd Kristian Eiking make 3000 altitude in one day. He started in Voss, biked over Vikafjellet (Rv 13) to the Sognefjord. Make some smaller climb in the Vik area and then went back to Voss from Vik. Its a 1050 m Climb from 0 to 1050 meter above the sea. The Climb from Vik is apprx. 8 km.
- The Rapha pro team tryed the 19 km climb from Jondal i Hardanger (at the sea Level) to the glacier of Folgefonna (1200 m). They find this Climb harder than the Stelvio Pass. They mention the Climb as a one time in life time adventure.
More information on www.bikethefjords.com