Thon Hotel Sandven
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- Continental Breakfast
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Thon Hotel Sandven Norheimsund
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... scenery and absolutely worth the £100+ pounds each that it cost us. I believe that this time of the year is just the right time to visit this area, in that the waterfalls are probably at their most dramatic, later in the summer most or all of the snow will have gone, so that these would be mere trickles or damp patches on the cliffs.
After two hours we arrived in Flåm, a tiny community that subsists almost entirely from tourism. I’m sure that they ...
... had done this last week and were enthusiastic about the views and the fact that it was possible to spend the whole day up there as there are a series of paths and walks. So at 11:00 or thereabouts, we caught the old double decker bus that took us to the foot of the cable car and after a longish queue, we were being ferried aloft up close to the summit of Ulriken.
They weren't exaggerating, the view was superb! In the far distance the crests of snow-capped mountains ...
... search of a guard, to be told that there was a number 9 but it was labelled 8 and was the wrong size, they were 30 seats short. This meant that we just had to sit where we could, which meant none of us had window seats and my ears were positively ringing from the incessant chatter of two (Russian I think) women behind me - they didn't even seen to breathe!!! The weather was not so good today as opposed to when we travelled the ...
Everything worked according to plan in that we were up in time, the bus was punctual as indeed was the train. So at 07:57 we were in our assigned seats, due to arrive in Oslo around 15:00 that afternoon. We were impressed with the train, it was roomy, clean and comfortable and moreover, it provided free WiFi so we could catch up with the world at large and emails etc. Speaking of the world at large, we learned of the horrible ...
John says: The idea was to travel from Italy to Bergen, Norway but at Milan's Malpensa airport we met chaos. 100's of Juventis fans heading to the champions cup final against Barcelona were stopped with us ,cancelled planes ,frantic passengers ,and inept officials were the order of the day. We got there after a very tiring day ,but looking back it's the funny bits you remember. Two Norwegians on a company junket were next to us on the plane,one very drunk,his mate watching over ...