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Hornindalsvatn Lake

Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Ola Magne Strand Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Anne Raftevold Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Hornindal Rundt Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Ola Magne Strand
Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Anne Raftevold
Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Hornindal Rundt
Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord

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Hornindalsvatn Lake is Europe´s deepest lake, 514 metres deep. None of the glacier streams run out into the lake and this has resulted in Europe´s clearest lake. The lake had a ferry service from 1880, to and from road less areas along the north side of the lake. 

Around the valley of Nordfjord there are many other large and small lakes. The largest and most well-known are Lovatnet, Oldevatnet, Strynevatnet Sandalsvatnet and Breimsvatnet.

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Hornindalsvatn Lake

Hornindalsvatn Lake is Europe´s deepest lake, 514 metres deep. None of the glacier streams run out into the lake and this has resulted in Europe´s...

Hornindalsvatn Lake

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Scenic attractions in Stryn and Nordfjord

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

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.

Hiking in Stryn and Nordfjord

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

Restaurants and local food in Nordfjord

Stryn and Nordfjord are famous for excellent fish, fruit and high quality restaurants. Goat meat is another local speciality.

Tour suggestions in Stryn and Nordfjord

Explore the Nordfjord region by car, making sure you drive the Old Strynefjell Mountain Road and take a ferry on the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord.

Stryn & Nordfjord

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