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Steep Climb Made Worthwhile by the View

Recommend you wear walking boots as the path is shingle, rock and mud. We decided against the Flam... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
"Worth Trekking the hard trails"

Its really worth trekking up the Brekkefossen waterfalls. Many places it was steep and felt tired... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bengaluru, India
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Flam, Flam, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommend you wear walking boots as the path is shingle, rock and mud. We decided against the Flam Railway and decided to do our own thing. We were delighted with the walk to the waterfall. Once you turn off the road it becomes a track...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its really worth trekking up the Brekkefossen waterfalls. Many places it was steep and felt tired and exhausted. But once we reached near waterfall, the stunning views and maginificient waterfall sound, made us to forget our hardship. Amazing views, myriad of colours in sky, waterfall...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely walk from the village in Flåm to the waterfall. The last 500 metres is all up hill and a lot of steps but when you get to the top the waterfall is amazing and the view is spectacular. You could easily...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this as part of a multi-night stay in Flam - one afternoon when the weather looked good so this was the best outdoor place to go. Best way to start - cross the bridge from the main Flam area and start walking southwards...More

Thank iamapizza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice hike to a waterfall. It is not easy but doable. Lots of stairs and areas with roots. Hiking sticks help especially going down

Thank louise Y
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful spot with stunning views! Takes about 20 minutes to walk to the trail head from the center of town and about another 20 minutes up to the viewpoint (I believe the trail keeps going after that, but many people turn around here). Pretty...More

Thank Annie H
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The waterfall is OK, the view down to the fjord is better. There were a lot of people on the walk, which is signposted 0.5km from the road. It is a reasonable pull uphill with stone steps which then gives way to stones, tree roots...More

Thank Douglas645
Reviewed 2 September 2018

You can hike from Flam railway station to Brekkefossen waterfall and back in about 1.5-2 hours. It first starts on the valley floor and then goes steep up to the waterfall. Hiking boots recommended. The view from the top is spectacular. You stand next to...More

Thank Julien K
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Get the legs powered up for a bit of steep climb, partly big slate steps partly trail. Beautiful views!!

Thank RobH1739
Reviewed 26 August 2018

So glad we took the opportunity to see the waterfall close up. It's a pleasant walk from Flam railway station at first, but then it's quite a steep climb through the trees up a dusty and rocky (and possibly muddy) path. Walking boots would be...More

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Amanda H
29 June 2016|
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Response from shanebarnes1978 | Reviewed this property |
Brekkefossen is easy to get toto... The head of the trail is less than 30 minutes from the train and the walk is very scenic. You walk along a river, past cows, and see grass roof tops. However the hoke to the top is a bit... More
29 May 2016|
Response from Ana L | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I also started at around 7.45 and it was May. Not so clear for me, before 9 or so, but in July I think you might be lucky!
29 May 2016|
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Response from nicolebU2417WU | Reviewed this property |
In Norway it should be quite light at that time. We found the best views were when the skies clear and the sun was out so I'd check the forecast. As you can see from my review the way was blocked off when we went there at... More
Lesley H
18 February 2015|
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Response from nicolebU2417WU | Reviewed this property |
I agree you can pretty much walk all of flam village. We really enjoyed the little train that takes you round all the village sites on a quick tour from the pier past the waterfall, church and school. It is called... More