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DS Skibladner Photo: Barn ombord, Foto Erik Eng
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DS Skibladner Photo: Bente med jordbaer Foto Brynjar Eidsstuen
DS Skibladner Photo: Kaptein Harald Rasmussen. Foto Erik Eng
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D/S Skibladner
The most scenic view of Lake Mjøsa is available on the paddle steamer Skibladner on a beautiful summer's day. Six days a week at 09:30, the sound of the ships's bell and steam whistle sound notice that the boat is embarking on its journey from Gjøvik pier. In its 154th year, the paddle steamer is just as elegant and stately as ever - and the world's oldest of her kind in regular traffic.

The ship’s restaurant “1. plads Matsalon” is one of the region’s best restaurants, with an interior that is breathtaking. Start your day with a tasty breakfast, enjoy a salad for lunch or enjoy a meal featuring Skibladner’s traditional salmon, followed up with fresh strawberries and coffee.

Skibladner's name come from the god Frøy's magical ship in ancient Norse mythology.
The ship was built by Swedish Motala Shipyard and assembled at Minnesund in 1856. In 1888 she was refitted, lengthened by 20 feet and received a new triple-expansion steam engine, which she has to the present day. Skiblander is 165 feet long, her beam I 16.7 feet and her draft is 5.6 feet. Her operating speed is 12 knotsat 42 rpm, max.no of passengers is 230.

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  • Food and drinks

    • Norwegian cuisine
    • breakfast
    • fish and shellfish
  • Licensed premises

    • restaurant - fully licensed

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D/S Skibladner The most scenic view of Lake Mjøsa is available on the paddle steamer Skibladner on a beautiful summer's day. Six days a week at 09:30,...

DS Skibladner

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