Nordfjord

The glaciers, fjords, sea and mountains in the Nordfjord area have some of the finest scenery Norway has to offer.

Nordfjord is located in the northern part of the county of Sogn og Fjordane, in the centre of Western Norway.

 

Fjordtours Sognefjord in a Nutshell & UNESCO Fjord Bus Tour

Some highlights in the Nordfjord area

Hiking, biking, kayaking, glacier hiking, surfing and skiing are some keywords for an active holiday in Nordfjord.  Loen Skylift, Via Ferrata Loen, Briksdalsbreen Glacier in Olden, Lake Lovatnet and the Oldedalen Valley is a must to visit. Hotel Alexandra Loen in Loen is the place to stay if you visit the inner part of Nordfjord.

One of three Summer Ski Centres in Norway are located in Stryn in Nordfjord. Stryn Summer Ski is located by the Strynefjell National Tourist Route, on a glacier arm of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier.

Stad Surfing is located one minute walk away from the stunning surf beach in Hoddevik at the coast of Nordfjord and offer surf lessons from beginners to driven surfers.

 

Loen Skylift in Loen, Nordfjord

Loen Skylift at Mt. Hoven (1011 m.a.s.l) in Loen in Nordfjord is a gondola that goes from fjord to mountain in five minutes. Great view to the inner part of the Nordfjord; Loen and Lodalen Valley with Lake Lovatnet, and Olden, Oldedalen Valley and Lake Oldevatnet. Hoven Restaurant at Mt. Hoven with fantastic view over the Nordfjord Panorama. Popular goal for hikers, skiers and people that want to see some of the finest scenery Norway has to offer. We recommend you to stay at Hotel Alexandra, down by the fjord.

Hiking to Briksdalsbreen Glacier

Briksdalsbreen Glacier in Olden is an arm of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier. The hike from Briksdalen Valley to the glacier is one of most scenic hikes in Norway. The trail is surrounded by beautiful and wild nature, with steep mountains, wild rivers and waterfalls everywhere. The altitude difference from the start to the end of the trail by the glacier lake is 200 meters.

 

FJORDS – Useful Links:

Fjord Tours: Norway in a Nutshell
Fjord Tours: Plan and book fjord travel, accommodation and activities
Go Fjords: Big and Small Fjord Experiences
Fjord Pass: Great Discounts on Activities and Attractions in the Fjords
Visit Norway: Official page for Norway
Fjord Norway: Official page for Fjord Norway

Nordfjord – Map Overview