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Flam to Gundvangen and Kaupanger to Gundvangen Ferries

We will take the roundtrip Flam to Gundvangen ferry in late May. I was wondering if it is also worth taking the Kaupanger to Gundvangen ferry a couple of days later as well? Is there a lot of overlap in the two routes? Thanks.

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The overlap of the two is approximately 45-50 minutes from Gudvangen the whole Naeroyfjord. But at different weather and day times the fjord can look very differently.

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Looks like there's some overlap if you look at the map here: https://www.visitflam.com/activities/fjord-cruise-sognefjord/ But the duplication is seeing the Nærøyfjord arm of the Sognefjord again and it's apparently the best of them all. If you put these destinations in Google-maps as a 3 legged trip you'll get a good sense of proximity, etc. (We haven't actually done this; only now working on a strategy for next year. Others may chime in with better-informed comments.)

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Google Maps is not aware of these ferry connections and also of some others. In general it is not a good planning tool for scenic routes in Norway and for some other countries in Europe, e.g. Germany.

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Markk, Thanks for the steering correction. G-maps can only reveal the town locations, but not the ferry routes. Sorry if I caused confusion.

rca