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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: 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: 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 road is closed in winter. It opens in June, and remains open until the first snowfall. In 2014 the road closes 17th of October.

The tourist information offices have brochures on The Old Strynefjell Mountain Road.

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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 grave...

Old Strynefjell Mountain Road - National Tourist Road

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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.

Scenic attractions in Stryn and Nordfjord

Experience the blue ice of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, magnificent mountain scenery, lush valleys and the sea-pounded coast.

Stryn & Nordfjord

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

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.

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.

Summer Skiing in Norway

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