Sogn og Fjordane is the westernmost county in Norway.
The county is a pearl with beautiful fjords and snowy glaciers like Jostedalsbreen which is mainland Europes largest glacier.
Translated into English, Sogn og Fjordane means some thing like a place of fjords. North-east of the county, you will find Jostedalsbreen and its numerous outlet glaciers like Birkedal Breen and Nigardsbreen.
Along the west coast you will find beautiful fjords. Norways longest and largest fjord is the Sognefjord which spreads along the south side of the county.
Cities and villages
Sogn og Fjordane stand out from the rest of the country by the county consists of many villages, without any major cities.
Førde is the largest city with about 10,000 residents, Florø is the second largest with about 9,000 inhabitants. Third largest is Sogndal with about 3,500 inhabitants.
The Capital of the Region is Hermansverk with just over 2,000 residents.
North of the county you will find Stryn. This is a municipality innermost in Nordfjord with high mountains and beautiful fjords. Stryn village otherwise has about 2,300 inhabitants.
Furthest south in the county, you will find the village of Flåm that is a village surrounded by high mountains in Aurland municipality.
The village is visited by a large numbers of tourists every year, that comes to see the fine valley and travel with the Flåm Railway to Myrdal in the mountains.
How to get around?
In Sogn og Fjordane the public buses and boats are primarily operated by Kringom.
Use the travel planner on kringom.no to find your journey.
If you want to travel to or from Flam from Oslo or Bergen, you can take the train. See NSBs website.
- kringom.no Public transport in Sogn og Fjordane
- nsb.no National Railway in Norway