KLUNGNES BY THE ROMSDALSFJORD

Klungnes is a beautiful fjord village with a great view towards the inner part of the Romsdalsfjord and the Romsdal Mountains.

Take a short detour by car from Riksvei 64 in Torvika, and you will arrive in Klungnes. Torvika and Klungnes are located between Åndalsnes and Åfarnes.

Visit Northwest

Visit Northwest is the official destination company for the Romsdalsfjord, Romsdal and Nordmøre area.

FJORDS NORWAY - View from Klungnes towards Innfjorden on the other side of the Romsdalsfjord.
View from Klungnes towards Innfjorden on the other side of the Romsdalsfjord.

Torvika and Klungnes, 2.5 kilometer road with epic view

View towards Åndalsnes and Isfjorden from Klungnes.
View towards Åndalsnes and Isfjorden from Klungnes.

The scenery from the road between Torvika and Klungnes is out of this world.

From the start at Torvika you have a beautiful view towards the inner part of the Romsdalsfjord, towards Isfjorden with Mt Kirketaket and Juratind, and towards Åndalsnes and Romsdalseggen Mountain Ridge.

Continue towards Klungnes at the outer part of the road, and you can see straight across the Romsdalsfjord to  Innfjorden with it´s surrounding mountains.

It is very nice to stroll along the road between Torvika and Klungnes. Then you take in so much more of the nature, the view, the sounds and smells of the fjord, the flowers and the animals.

Read about a previous trip to Klungnes, during spring, and see the beautiful pictures.

Torvika and Klungnes – History

Klungnes is known to be the historic place where the Scottish mercenary George Sinclair and his army went ashore in August 1612 on their way to fight in the Kalmar War, a war between Denmark-Norway Union and Sweden. The outdoor theater Sinclairspelet based on this historical event was arranged at Klungnes between year 2002 and 2008.

MONSÅS GÅRD – Accommodation at Torvika

Monsås Gård is beautifully situated at Torvika by the Romsdalsfjord, overlooking the majestic Romsdal mountains. You can stay in the middle of this idyllic scenery, surrounded by domestic and wild animals and flowers, and enjoy the beautiful nature just outside the doorstep.

FJORDS NORWAY - From Klungnes by the Romsdalsfjord. The fjord village of Innfjorden on the other side of the Romsdalsfjord.
From Klungnes by the Romsdalsfjord. The fjord village of Innfjorden on the other side of the Romsdalsfjord.

Romsdalsfjord – What to See and Do

Litlefjellet in Romsdal.
Litlefjellet in Romsdal.

From snowy mountains to beautiful coastline of islands and reefs. Experience all this in one day due to the short distance from mountains to coast.

Trollstigen, The Troll Wall, Romsdalseggen, Rampestreken and Litlefjellet are great places to visit in the inner part of the Romsdalsfjord, where the fjord meets the spectacular and alpine Romsdal mountains.

Drive to the viewpoint Varden at 407 masl and take in the spectacular Molde Panoramic View towards the Romsdalsfjord and the 222 snowcapped mountains. Ona Island and Ona Lighthouse, The Atlantic Road and Midsundtrappene are attractions facing the Atlantic Ocean.

Travel green to Åndalsnes with Rauma Railway, a wild, beautiful and unique experience regardless of season. From Åndalsnes Railway Station, you can walk straight from the train and over to the Romsdal Gondola that takes you up to the city-mountain Mt Nesaksla and Eggen Restaurant.

From Mt Nesaksla you have a fantastic view towards Isfjorden, down to the Romsdalsfjord and up towards the Romsdalen Valley which you have just experienced from the train ride along the Rauma Railway. The Romsdalsfjord is located in the county of Møre og Romsdal, north in Western Norway.

Hotels and Accommodation at Åndalsnes and Romsdal

Grand Hotel at Åndalsnes
Frich´s Ekspress Hotel Åndalsnes
Aak Hotel in Romsdalen by Åndalsnes
Åndalsnes Vandrerhjem at Setnes at Veblungsnes
Åndalsnes Camping by Rauma River at Åndalsnes
Mjelva Camping at Mjelva at Åndalsnes
Soggebru Camping at Sogge at Åndalsnes
Trollstigen Resort at Sogge at Åndalsnes
Trollstigen Gjestegård og Camping in Isterdalen below Trollstigen
Trollveggen Camping by the Troll Wall in Romsdalen
Accommodation in Isfjorden

Åndalsnes and Romsdal – Useful Links

Online Booking Romsdalseggen Bus
Romsdal.com – Hiking Guide to the mountains in Romsdal
Norsk Tindesenter at Åndalsnes
Fjords.com – Åndalsnes in Romsdal
Fjords.com – Trollstigen in Romsdal
Fjords.com – The Romsdalsfjord
Fjords.com – Romsdalseggen
Fjords.com – Romsdal Gondola
Fjords.com – Rauma Railway

 

HOTELS - LINKS - FAQ

Here you will find an overview of recommended HOTELS in addition to SPA & BATH HOTELS and OTHER ACCOMMODATION PLACES in Western Norway. The combination of beautiful nature, activities that you can do in all four seasons and a stay at a great accommodation is unique. A stay in one of these places will do you good, both for body and mind.

There are ten restaurants that have awarded Michelin stars and Michelin awards in Western Norway. Eight of the Michelin restaurants are in Stavanger and two in Bergen. Here you will find FJORDS MICHELIN, where you will also find a list of recommended hotels in Western Norway, recommended by Michelin.

USEFUL LINKS is a list of websites with great information on Norway and the Fjords. FAQ is an overview of articles that answer the most common questions you have when planning to visit the fjords in Western Norway.

Torvika/Klungnes by the Romsdalsfjord – Map Overview