Sognefjord – the Largest Fjord in Norway

Sognefjord – the Largest Fjord in Norway

Sognefjord, Norway. Being the largest fjord in the country and the third longest in the world, it stretches for 250 km (127 mi) into the inland until reaches a small village of Skjolden.

At one point the impressive fjord reaches depth of 1,308 m (4,291 ft) below the sea. Many villages are located on the fjord’s branches, therefore a comfortable tourism is ensured. The visitors can explore dramatic scenery by boating or hiking.

Lead photo author Arno Kohlem 

Sognefjord, Norway

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Sognefjord, Norway

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Sognefjord, Norway

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Sognefjord, Norway

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Sognefjord, Norway

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Sognefjord, Norway

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Sognefjord, Norway

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At the end of Sognefjord three magnificent stave churches are located: Kaupanger, Urnes and Borgund. They are the most famous medieval churches in Norway.

Sognefjord, Norway

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