LOEN SKYLIFT AND VIA FERRATA IN NORDFJORD

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.

Go Fjords - Welcome to 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.

Season and 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…

Loen Skylift

At Loen Skylift you can buy different types of tickets; Single Trip, Roundtrip or Daypass if you stay one day. Pass for 1, 2 or 3 days or Season Pass if you want to use it several times during a period. Group Tickets are also available.

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.

Via Ferrata Loen is an exciting adventure that you can experience from Loen. Here you can climb safely up to Mt Hoven, have a cold beer or a glass of wine at Hoven Restaurant and take the Loen Skylift down again to the fjord.

We recommend you to stay some days in Loen and Olden to see and experience what the Nordfjord Area can offer of activities and attractions.

Loen Shuttle Bus – a new way to experience Loen and Lodalen valley

Loen Shuttle Bus is a transport offer for visitors in Loen and Lodalen valley. This is a way to reduce the environmental footprint in the area and to simplify logistics.

The bus have three daily departures through Lodalen valley to Kjenndalstova and to Oppheim where, among other things, the hike to Rakssetra starts. Whether you want to hike to Rakssetra, experience lake Lovatnet or swim at Breng Seter, you can now leave your car and hop on the Loen Shuttle Bus. With a flexible day ticket, you can travel as much as you want.

This is an easy and flexible way to experience the area, and is an offer that can reduce the traffic load on the narrow roads. Now guests and visitors can leave their own car and motorhome. The result is less traffic, a reduced environmental footprint, a safer road and (if possible) an even nicer Loen.

FJORDS NORWAY - Loen Shuttle Bus at Breng Seter in the beautiful Lodalen. Photo: Loen Active
Loen Shuttle Bus at Breng Seter in the beautiful Lodalen. Photo: Loen Active

Nordfjord – What to See and Do

The glaciers, fjords, sea and mountains in the Nordfjord area have some of the finest scenery Norway has to offer. Stryn Summerski, Hjelle and Segestad in Oppstryn, Rakssetra between Stryn and Loen, Loen Skylift and Via Ferrata, Briksdalsbreen Glacier in Olden, Lodalen Valley with Lake Lovatnet and Oldedalen Valley with Lake Oldevatnet are all must-visit places when you are in the inner part of Nordfjord. Vågsøy with Kråkenes Lighthouse and Kannesteinen, West Cape, Hoddevik and Bremangerlandet with the Grotlesanden and Vetvika Beaches are some of the most beautiful coastal landscapes in Norway. Hjelle Hotel in Oppstryn, Hotel Alexandra in Loen and Knutholmen in Kalvåg are all great places to stay. Nordfjord is located in the northern part of the county of Vestland, in the centre of Western Norway.

Accommodation in Loen

Hotel Alexandra in Loen
Hotel Loenfjord in Loen
Sande Camping by Lake Lovatnet
Loenvatn Feriesenter by Lake Lovatnet
Sandeåsen Feriehytter by Lake Lovatnet
Kjenndalstova at the inner part of Lake Lovatnet

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

Nordfjord Tourist Information: Nordfjord – All in one Fjord
Gondola in Loen – Loen Skylift
Adventure Company in Loen – Loen Active

Nordfjord – Map Overview