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Aurland Municipality

Famed for its rugged landscape of fjords and mountains, the Aurland municipality lures nature lovers with hiking, fishing, and hunting opportunities. Popular with English visitors since the 19th century, Aurland's unspoiled wilderness areas today welcome a diverse crowd of tourists, most of them coming to explore Norway's deepest and longest fjords. The region also boasts one of the country's most popular hiking trails, which follows an ancient route that has provided the shortest link between western and eastern Norway for thousands of years. You can also discover the area's natural beauty by taking a trip on Aurland's scenic railway line, which runs over one of Europe's most dramatic mountain tracks. Plan your holiday in Aurland Municipality and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our Norway trip planner .
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Aurland municipality encompasses the villages of Bakka, Flam, Undredal, Gudvangen, and Aurlandsvangen, all dotting the landscape on the south side of Sognefjord, the largest in the country. Consider staying in Gudvangen, located on a branch of the fjord known as Naeroyfjord. The exceptional beauty in this part of the fjord has earned it World Heritage Site status. Staying in Flam offers the chance to experience the Flam Railway, which travels up a steep track to a height of 864 m (2,835 ft). At the top, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the fjord.
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