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Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road

Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Kurt Skagen Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Sissel M Gullord Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Werner Harstad Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Helge Stikbakke Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Hjelle Hotel Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Nygård Camping
Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Kurt Skagen
Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Sissel M Gullord
Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Werner Harstad
Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Helge Stikbakke
Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Hjelle Hotel
Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road Photo: Nygård Camping

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This is one the National Tourist Roads in Norway. The over 100 years old road winds over the mountain between Stryn and Skjåk. For many years the gravel road was the only connection between east and west. To re-create the authentic feeling of driving on the road as it was in the old days the Norwegian Public Roads Administration has re-erected the row of guard stones. Along the tourist road you will also find the summer ski centre, picnic areas and information boards which inform about the landscape, the geology and the natural surroundings. The tourist information offices have brochures on The Old Strynefjell Mountain Road.
www.turistveg.no

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  • Season

    • summer
    • open in the season
  • Nature and terrain

    • mountainous terrain
    • view
    • mountains

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Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road - Photo: Kurt Skagen

Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road

This is one the National Tourist Roads in Norway. The over 100 years old road winds over the mountain between Stryn and Skjåk. For many years the...

Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road

Source: Visitnorway

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Summer Skiing in Norway

Norway’s biggest summer ski center at Stryn is situated at the edge of the famous Jostedalsbreen Glacier.

Getting to Stryn and Nordfjord and around

Drive or take a bus to Stryn and Nordfjord from the main cities in Norway, take the boat from Bergen, or fly into Sandane, Ørsta-Volda or Ålesund.

The Old Strynefjell National Tourist Route

Completed in 1894, the Old Strynefjell mountain road was a masterpiece of road-building and engineering. Today it is a national tourist route.

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A walk in the mountains, in the forest or along the fjord may be the best ways to get to know the Nordfjord region.

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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.

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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