We list below some suggested activities for crews who wish to go ashore. For those who enjoy walking or jogging, there are maps of footpaths in Flåm by the harbour exit. Close to the harbour, you will find open spaces, a bathing beach, beach volley ball and a football pitch.
The post office, a bank, a grocery and a telephone box are all within 200 metres. There is a map of the area on the wall behind the harbour office, or you can find it her: Welcome to the Flåm habour area (pdf 2,4 MB).
If there is anything else you need to know, just ask Port Security.
Free offers and activities
Wireless internet: from 2010 the network will be faster and better. See the sign on the harbour office wall for information and access code.
Football: the football pitch is only 300 metres from the ship and is always open. The pitch has floodlighting.
Bathing beach: there is a natural sand beach 200 metres from the ship. If the weather is good, this is a popular spot among local residents. You can barbecue here; in fact some ships have barbecue parties for the crew.
Beach volley ball: 2 volley ball courts on the beach.
Walking: by the exits you will find free maps showing walks in Flåm, or you can find it her: Walking in Flåm and the Flåm valley (pdf 5 MB). The walk to the top of Brekkefossen waterfall is very popular, as is the footpath along the fjord to Otternes farm.
Flåm Railway Museum: the museum is in the old station building, just 100 metres from the modern station.
The grocery is beside the river, 200 metres from the quay. They also have some pharmacy items.
Telephone: telephones in the area take cards or coins (NOK or €).
Mobile phone: you can buy the most common pay-as-you-go top ups (such as Telenor, Netcom, Chess and Lebara) in the grocery. SIM cards for mobile phones (Telenor and Netcom) can be obtained in Aurland. You need to show your passport to register.