Short break vacations in Norway

We are proud to present our new programme of short breaks, in the hope that it will inspire you to explore the best parts of Norway, travelling from destination to destination and gaining new adventures along the way. The perfect combination for a short break – delightful Norwegian scenery, local delicacies and a warm, friendly welcome at charming hotels. Our short breaks comprise accommodation, meals and adventures hosted by several of our historic hotels and restaurants in Norway. Should you require more information: kortferie@dehistoriske.no

City & Fjord in western part of Norway Total price per person from NOK3610,-
Bergen/Os

City & Fjord in western part of Norway

Season: Jan 4th - Dec 22nd 2016

Duration: 3 nights/4 days

Highlight: Short break in the city of Bergen and the surrounding fjords

Welcome to a wonderful long weekend in West Norway, combining a stay at Solstrand Hotel & Bad on the banks of the Bjørnefjord with a visit to the city of Bergen and Grand Hotel Terminus. Your break starts in Bergen, and you have the option of taking the Hardangerfjord Ekspressen express boat service for a delightful boat ride from the city of Bergen to Os, a town in a breathtaking setting on the banks of the Bjørnefjord.

The Flåmsbana Line – a fjord adventure Total price per person from NOK3250,-
Balestrand/Flåm

The Flåmsbana Line – a fjord adventure

Season: May 1st - Sep 30th 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: The Flåmsbana Line and the Sognefjord in combination with two of our historical hotels, Kviknes Hotel and Fretheim Hotel.

A popular short break with historical atmosphere and stunning scenery, plus the world’s most beautiful train journey nearby! The Flåmsbana Line is one of the world’s most spectacular train journeys, with panoramic views over some of the wildest and most magnificent scenery Norway’s fjord landscape has to offer.

Historical adventures in the city of Bergen Total price per person from NOK1350,-
Bergen

Historical adventures in the city of Bergen

Season: Valid until Dec 31st 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: A wonderful break in Bergen and our very first combination of a Historic Hotel and your own choice of Historic Restaurants.

A tempting two-night break where you spend the night at Grand Terminus Hotel and are free to choose from several restaurants. Enjoy a delicious evening meal at the traditional Bryggen Tracteursted or local dishes at Hanne på Høyden. Take to the heights and have lunch at the top of Fløien, at Fløien Folkerestaurant. Wonderful flavours combined with exciting history.

Trolltunga, the Troll’s Tongue Total price per person from NOK2890,-
Utne / Lofthus

Trolltunga, the Troll’s Tongue

Season: June 15th - Sep 15th 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: A long hike and historical gems that are not to be missed!

Experience the impressive Trolltunga – Troll’s Tongue – rock formation in Fjord Norway in combination with two of our historical hotels, Utne Hotel and Hotel Ullensvang. A tailor-made short break package that allows you to experience the dramatic scenery of Western Norway, good food and unique history.

Rallarvegen, the “Navvies’ Road” Total price per person from NOK4250,-
Finse / Flåm

Rallarvegen, the “Navvies’ Road”

Season: July 11th - September 30th 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: The most beautiful bike ride imaginable – in the mountains of Norway.

Tailor-made bike tour package on the Rallarvegen cycle route from Finse to Flåm – a journey through magnificent nature and culture. Spend nights at historical Finse 1222 and Fretheim Hotel and sample local cuisine.

Preikestolen, the Pulpit Rock Total price per person from NOK2500,-
Sandnes/Sola

Preikestolen, the Pulpit Rock

Season: May 1st – Oct 31st 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: Tailor-made short break featuring two of our historical hotels and a hike to Preikestolen.

Preikestolen, the Pulpit Rock, is one of Rogaland’s most popular attractions and one of the most stunning photographic subjects in all of Norway. In 2011, Preikestolen was chosen as one of the world’s most spectacular viewpoints by both CNN Go and Lonely Planet. Combined with stays at two of our historical hotels, Kronen Gaard Hotel in Sandnes and Sola Strand Hotel, this is a short break with activities, experiences, fine dining and unique hospitality very much in focus.

Along Rallarvegen to Voss Total price per person from NOK4650,-
Finse/Voss

Along Rallarvegen to Voss

Season: July 11th - September 30th 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: Beautiful cycle tour along the Bergen Line railway from Finse to Voss.

A tailor-made “Rallarvegen package” offering unique nature-based experiences in combination with dinner and accommodation at two of our historical hotels: Finse 1222 and Fleischer’s Hotel. Rallarvegen – the Bergen Line construction road – is one of Norway’s most popular cycle tours, taking you through a typical Norwegian mountain landscape along glaciers, mountain lakes and brooks.

Sparkling romance Total price per person from NOK4125,-
Jeløy / Tjøme

Sparkling romance

Season: Valid until Dec 31st 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: Artistic delights at Hotell Refsnes Gods and natural beauty at Engø Gård.

We have selected two of our most romantic locations for a memorable break, where you and your loved one can really spoil yourselves. Enjoy delicious meals in idyllic, peaceful surroundings. Take a break from the daily toil and gain peace of mind and full relaxation!

Sparkling romance by the North Sea Total price per person from NOK2815,-
SOGNDALSTRAND / SOLA

Sparkling romance by the North Sea

Season: Weekends throughout 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: Set aside a weekend to spend with your loved one and enjoy each other's company in historical settings and with wonderful meals.

This short break in Sogndalstrand and Sola has been designed for the very same purpose: so you and your partner can make time for each other. Sogndalstrand Kulturhotell and Sola Strand Hotel are ready to welcome you with open arms and a friendly smile. Waiting for you in your room is the symbol of our romantic breaks, and we hope you will have a memorable weekend.

Sparkling romance in the heart of Fjord Norway Total price per person from NOK3665,-
Ålesund / Norangsfjorden

Sparkling romance in the heart of Fjord Norway

Season: 2 nights/3 days

Duration: May 1st - Sep 30th 2016

Highlight: Take a romantic break in Sunnmøre. Fall asleep to the sound of the ocean at Hotel Brosundet in Ålesund, and travel back in time at Hotel Union Øye.

A tailor-made, romantic package comprising both urban and rural settings. A few days to spend time with each other. You will receive a wonderful welcome at Hotel Brosundet, and Hotel Union Øye provides luxurious accommodation in the beautiful scenery of the Norangsfjord, a perfect spot for romance. Relax and take the time to nurture what is most important – your love for each other.

The culinary route – a taste of the Sognefjord Total price per person from NOK4750,-
Solvorn / Balestrand

The culinary route – a taste of the Sognefjord

Season: May 1st - Sep 30th 2016

Duration: 3 nights/4 days

Highlight: A short break experiencing the flavours of Norwegian fjords and mountains.

Delicacies from Norway's longest fjord combined with accommodation in Historical Hotels with friendly hosts. Travel by car between the traditional Walaker Hotel and the family-run Kviknes Hotel.

The Culinary Route – A taste of East Norway Total price per person from NOK3440,-
TJØME / KROKKLEIVA

The Culinary Route – A taste of East Norway

Season: Valid until Dec 31st 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: A short break full of local flavours that is guaranteed to enchant all your senses.

Sleep in comfort at our Historic Hotels: Engø Gård and Sundvolden Hotel. With idyllic surroundings and a relaxed atmosphere, you could not find a more perfect setting for culinary delights.

The Culinary Route – Flavours from fjord and coast Total price per person from NOK3120,-
Solstrand / Bekkjarvik

The Culinary Route – Flavours from fjord and coast

Season: Valid until 31 Dec 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: The perfect combination of delicious delicacies from the sea and fjord with two historical delights: Solstrand Hotel & Bad and Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri.

The complete package for a self-drive short break, visiting Solstrand Hotel & Bad and Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri. Both are located close to Bergen in picturesque scenery and can offer guests an entertaining history, gourmet dining and hosts who do their very utmost to please. Sit back, relax and enjoy the flavours of West Norway!

The Culinary Route – Flavours of the fjords Total price per person from NOK3180,-
Sandane/Balestrand

The Culinary Route – Flavours of the fjords

Season: May 1st – Sep 30th 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: Local flavours from the Nordfjord district and the Sognefjord in combination with historical hotels.

Hospitality and a love of food have always been at the heart of Gloppen Hotell and Kviknes Hotel, and now you have the opportunity to experience these two historical gems in one trip. This unique short break invites you to savour delicious meals as well as some of the most spectacular of all of Norway’s beautiful scenery.

National Tourist Route Hardangervidda and Hardanger Total price per person from NOK3990,-
Geilo / Lofthus / Utne

National Tourist Route Hardangervidda and Hardanger

Season: May 1st - Sep 30th 2016

Duration: 3 nights/4 days

Highlight: Take a short break and drive through some of the finest Norwegian landscapes, combined with nights spent at some of the most charming hotels in Norway.

Norway has carefully chosen 18 routes which now have status as National Tourist Routes. Our tailor-made package break takes you on two of these, the National tourist routes Hardangervidda and Hardanger. You will experience every comfort and quality at our Historic Hotels en route: Dr. Holms Hotel in Geilo, Hotel Ullensvang and Utne Hotel.

National Tourist Route Sognefjellet Total price per person from NOK3275,-
Balestrand / Øye

National Tourist Route Sognefjellet

Season: May 1st - Sep 30th 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: A short break by car which takes you through some of the most magnificent landscapes and visits some of the best architecture Norway has to offer, combined with nights spent at some of Norway's most charming hotels.

The short break starts in the beautiful village of Balestrand with a stay at the majestic Kviknes Hotel. You then continue on the National Tourist Route Sognefjellet, North Europe's highest mountain pass, ending in Øye on the banks of the Norangsfjord and with views of the Sunnmøre Alps. Spend the night at Hotel Union Øye, a trip back in time.

National Tourist Route Rondane Total price per person from NOK2115,-
Hafjell / Røros

National Tourist Route Rondane

Season: May 1st - Sep 30th 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: Drive through breathtaking Norwegian landscapes on this short break. Delight in the views of the blue mountains of Rondane and spend the night in our Historic Hotels en route.

It all starts out in the family-run Nermo Hotel in Hafjell, where the hotel staff will take good care of you. You then continue along the National Tourist Route Rondane, between Muen on the Venabygd mountain and the Folldal valley, driving on towards Røros and Røros Hotell. Sample local dishes, enjoy warm hospitality and drink in the beauty of the natural scenery.

Historical journey on the Telemark Canal Total price per person from NOK4995,-
Telemark

Historical journey on the Telemark Canal

Season: May 18th - September 10th 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: Travel aboard the King and Queen of the Telemark Canal and spend the night at the fairy-tale Dalen Hotel, dating from 1894.

Welcome to a genuinely historical break, combining a wonderful stay at the elegantly luxurious Dalen Hotel and a cruise on the Telemark Canal aboard one of the classic canal boats, MS Henrik Ibsen and MS Victoria.

Historic fjords & peaks Total price per person from NOK4370,-
LOFTHUS/FLÅM/VOSS

Historic fjords & peaks

Season: May 1st - Sep 30th 2016

Duration: 3 nights/4 days

Highlight: Visit this amazing area in the middle of Fjord Norway.

Visit this amazing area in the middle of Fjord Norway. A self- drive short break which seems remote but is surprisingly easy to reach. Choose among exciting activities combined with flavours of Norway..

Historical gems of Jotunheimen Total price per person from NOK3115,-
The gateway to Jotunheimen/Solvorn

Historical gems of Jotunheimen

Season: 01.05–30.09.2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: Historical gems of Jotunheimen and Sogn, the perfect combination of mountain and fjord.

A 3-day tour starting from Bergen or Oslo, crossing Sognefjellet – Norway’s highest mountain pass. One of the oldest and most beautiful of Norway’s National Tourist Routes, offering a panorama of some of Norway’s highest mountains – Jotunheimen, Breheimen and Hurrungane, to name a few.

Lighthouse holiday Total price per person from NOK2675,-
KARMØY / FARSUND

Lighthouse holiday

Season: May 1st - Sep 30th 2016

Duration: 2 nights/3 days

Highlight: Tailor-made breaks in two 'cathedrals' on the Norwegian coast, Høyevarde Lighthouse Hotel and Lista Lighthouse.

These are truly special lighthouse locations. You will seldom be so close to nature, seldom find such breathtaking views and seldom experience such exciting histories. The combination of lighthouses and historical hotels, along with delicious meals, makes this short break a memorable holiday.

Historical roundtrip by the fjords in Western Norway Total price per person from NOK4460,-
Lofthus / Solstrand

Historical roundtrip by the fjords in Western Norway

Season: Jan 4th - Dec 22nd 2016

Duration: 3 nights/4 days

Highlight: Experience the best of West Norway on one trip.

We can offer an historical round trip rich in natural and cultural experiences, as you visit two distinctive hotels where you can relax and enjoy authentic local cuisine. Welcome to two magnificent fjord-side hotels!