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 at Torvika between Åndalsnes and Åfarnes in Romsdal.

 

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.
SEASON & SAFETY – Many of the activities and attractions mentioned on this website are open only in summer and are closed in winter. This also applies to many of the roads and accommodations mentioned. Season and opening time will vary. It depends on where it is and what activity, attraction, road and accommodation it is, it usually opens in the summer and closes in the autumn, depending on i.a. the amount of snow and the risk of avalanches in the area. Read more about season, important safety information and your own responsibility…

Torvika and Klungnes, 2.5 kilometer road with epic view

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.

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 start your mountain hike just from the doorstep. The commercial below is partly filmed at Monsås Gård.

Romsdalsfjord – What to See and Do

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. Ona Island and Lighthouse, The Atlantic Road and Midsundtrappene are attractiona facin the Atlantic Ocean. 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. 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 there 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.

Accommodation at Åndalsnes and in Romsdal

Grand Hotel Bellevue at Åndalsnes
Aak Hotel at Sogge outside Åndalsnes
Hotel Geist at Øran at Åndalsnes
Åndalsnes Vandrerhjem på Setnes
Åndalsnes Camping by Rauma River
Mjelva Camping at Mjelva outside Åndalsnes
Trollveggen Camping by the Troll Wall
Accommodation in Isfjorden

FJORDS – Accommodation in Western Norway

Great Hotels in the Fjords of Norway
Bath and Spa Hotels in the Fjords of Norway
Fjords Living – Special Accommodation in the Fjords of Norway

FJORDS – Useful Links

Go Fjords – Big and Small Fjord Experiences
Visit Norway – Official page for Norway
Fjord Norway – Official page for Fjord Norway

Torvika/Klungnes by the Romsdalsfjord – Map Overview