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Brekkefossen

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Address: Flam, Flam, Norway

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Amazing Panorama View

We were told the round trip from hotel Flamsbrygga will take 3 hours and were given a map to follow, but it didn't take as long. It took us about 1 hour to get to the top, well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
Chiq4Travel
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were told the round trip from hotel Flamsbrygga will take 3 hours and were given a map to follow, but it didn't take as long. It took us about 1 hour to get to the top, well, the vantage point. We don't think it was the end of the trail but the rain made the rest of the hike... More 

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Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We used the local map of the area, this tour is no. 4 and describe as a moderate hike in the area, took us 2 hour not include the admire of the scenery. It was steep and a bit muddy at parts; if you have hiking sticks better take them. You have to pay attention to the sign because it... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Do it the view was spectacular although the hike up was somewhat challenging for me! Be mindful of all the dung.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

AMAZING!!! All is magical,you are just you and the nature!!! The only thinks you can ear are the waterfalls, the rivers and the birds!!! And the view s wonderful!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Difficult to explain, you must experience it yourself. Perfect little walk uphill, around 1 hour. Beautiful waterfall ❤️Well worth your time!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The hike to Brekkefossen took me almost 3 hours since I got lost hiking on my own. Perhaps, in the afternoon hike you could follow other hikers. The first hour or so was easy, the last half hour extremely rocky and steep. Then it got slushy and slippery around the woods - dangerous! The scenery at the top was amazing... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

...... but nothing special. You see this on your way up either on the train or hiking. Town itself is absolutely fabulous though. Very picturesque and quiet, a real gem of a place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I love a challenge and this one got me. My vertigo set in. The area was wet and slippy with rainfall the previous day. I do plan on reaching the top if I go again in the future when it's not as wet.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Walked from Flam. Gets more difficult as you get closer. Good area at the top to view waterfall and valley below.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We had some time before dinner so did this little hike up hill. It only take an hour and a half round trip if you are in shape (prob 2 hours if slower or want to spend more time at falls). Consult map before you go, as not many signs until turn off which is probably 20-25 mins out of... More 

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