A workshop to be held in conjunction with
The International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS 2011)
May 25th - 27th 2011, Sogndal, Norway
Sogndal offers daily connections to Oslo, Bergen, Lillehammer, Ålesund and Trondheim, by bus, boat or air. Oslo can be reached in about 40 minutes by air and 7 hours by bus. Bergen takes around 20 minutes by air, or 4 hours by express ferry and bus. Express coaches leave for Lillehammer, Ålesund and Trondheim several times each day, travel times from 5.5 to 11 hours through wonderful western Norwegian scenery!
More information on how to reach Sogndal can be found here.
This region, considered to be one of the most beautiful in Norway, has been a destination for tourists, discoverers, and artists from around the world for more than 150 years. Once again in 2009, the Norwegian fjords have been rated as the World’s most celebrated and iconic travel destination by National Geographic Traveler. The region’s scenery is powerful and varied, ranging from flat fjord-side districts to steep mountainsides, beautiful fjord arms, torrential waterfalls, blue glaciers and lush valleys.