"Flamtastic views for an hour" by Karen Blumberg, 2009. Used in accordance with Creative Commons License 2.0.

Experience Flåm Railway through virtual reality!

A panoramic 360º video tour shows you one of the world’s most beautiful train journeys.


The virtual train journey called Virtual Flåm has been brought to you by Expedia Norway in collaboration with Visit Flåm. You can travel along the world famous Flåm Railway and experience the wild and breathtaking Norwegian nature by watching a fully immersive 360º video. The journey is also compatible with virtual reality devices, which again adds to a more immersive experience.

The Flåm Railway is one of the steepest train journeys in the world on regular tracks and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Norway. National Geographic has listed it as one of the top 10 train journeys in Europe. Additionally, Lonely Planet Traveller named it “The World´s most incredible train journey of 2014”.

 

How is Virtual Flåm made and why?

A 360º camera was attached to the front of the train and the entire journey from Myrdal to Flåm was recorded. People are for the very first time able to experience the entire ride from the driver’s point of view. Virtual Flåm captures beautiful high mountain scenery, majestic waterfalls and wild nature within 44 minutes.

 

You can check out Virtual Flåm here!


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