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Kjenndal Glacier

Kjenndal Glacier Photo: Rune Holen Kjenndal Glacier Photo: Olav Jakob Tveit Kjenndal Glacier Photo: Rune Holen
Kjenndal Glacier Photo: Rune Holen
Kjenndal Glacier Photo: Olav Jakob Tveit
Kjenndal Glacier Photo: Rune Holen

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The Kjenndalen valley and the Kjenndalen Glacier lie at the end of Lodal valley, 17 km from Loen and a 15 minute walk from the Jostedal Glacier's lowest glacier arm. At the end of Lovatn Lake you´ll find Kjenndalsstova, a cafe which is open from May to September. Between 1980 and 1997 the glaciers grew by over 300 metres, but in the last few years the glacier arms have actually been retreating.

The road to Kjenndal is winter closed.

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Kjenndal Glacier - Photo: Rune Holen

Kjenndal Glacier

The Kjenndalen valley and the Kjenndalen Glacier lie at the end of Lodal valley, 17 km from Loen and a 15 minute walk from the Jostedal Glacier's lowe...

Kjenndal Glacier

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The Nordfjord

The Nordfjord stretches from the Jostedalsbreen Glacier out to the Stadhavet Ocean.

Tourist information for Stryn and Nordfjord

There are several tourist information offices in the Stryn and Nordfjord area. Find the one that is closest to you.

What to do in Stryn and Nordfjord

In Nordfjord you will find your natural playground. Go hiking, biking, glacier walking, surf, go skiing, ride a fjord horse, or try your luck fishing.

Stryn & Nordfjord

This area is known for glaciers, towering mountains and a beautiful coastline.

Key facts about Stryn and Nordfjord

The Nordfjord region consists of the municipalities of Stryn, Hornindal, Gloppen, Eid, Vågsøy and Selje.

Where to stay in Stryn and Nordfjord

Stay at a family-run historic hotel such as the Gloppen, a spa resort such as Alexandra Hotel, or in a cabin by the fjord.
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