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Listed under Fjords in Vestlandet, Norway.

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The second longest fjord on Earth, Sognefjord covers over 200 kilometers of some of Norway’s most beautiful scenery. National parks full of glaciers, waterfalls, and mountain passes line the banks of the deep blue waters, easily accessed by boat, car, bike, or on foot. One of the most spectacular arms of this fjord is Naeroyfjord - stunningly beautiful, and home to seals, eagles and porpoises. This area can be hiked, or you can take numerous cruises.

A number of museums, including The Norwegian Glacier Museum and the Norwegian Wild Salmon Center, are scattered along the banks of the fjords, as are many 12th century stave churches. One of these, Urnes Stave Church, is considered a World Heritage site.

Written by  Sarah Clise.

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As the world's second longest fjord, Sognefjord runs picturesque for 200 km inland into the heart of Norway.  It has several smaller fjord arms that wind their way below steep cliffs and snowcapped mountains to end up in small, local villages.  … Read more...

Written by  Mary Kate Alfieri.

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