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Hornindalsvatn Lake

Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Anne Raftevold Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Hornindal Rundt Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
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 clea...

Hornindalsvatn Lake

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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.

Key facts about Stryn and Nordfjord

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

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.

Winter in Stryn and Nordfjord

White snow, beautiful slopes and groomed cross-country trails all await in Stryn and Nordfjord.

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

Scenic attractions in Stryn and Nordfjord

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