Loen Skylift

From fjord to mountain in five minutes – Loen Skylift in Loen is a gondola that goes from the fjord to Mt. Hoven (1011 masl) in Nordfjord.

From Mt. Hoven you have a great view to the inner part of the Nordfjord; Loen and Lodalen Valley with Lake Lovatnet, and Olden, Oldedalen Valley and Lake Oldevatnet.


Things to do in Loen by Fjord Tours


Hoven Restaurant at Mt. Hoven at the top of the skylift have panorama view over Loen and the inner part of Nordfjord. The mountain is a 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 some days in Loen to see and experience what the Nordfjord area can offer of activities and attractions.

Pictures and Video from Loen Skylift/Mt. Hoven

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.

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.

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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.

Hotel Alexandra, Loen

A stay at Hotel Alexandra in Loen can be combined with a visit to Loen Skylift and Via Ferrata Loen, and to experience the beautiful nature in the surrounding area.

The luxurious Bad and Spa offers facial treatments, body-wraps and massage and a wide range of other treatments. In 3700 square metres there is a large outdoor swimming pool and indoor waterslide. The pools are heated all year, and the outdoor pool has various massages. Indoor and outdoor jacuzzi, and indoor sun-area.  Several children`s pools inside and outside with water-slides and waterfall.


Fjordtours Sognefjord in a Nutshell & UNESCO Fjord Bus Tour

FJORDS – Useful Links:

Nordfjord Tourist Information: Nordfjord – All in one Fjord
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