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Hornindalsvatn Lake

Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Anne Raftevold
Hornindalsvatn Lake Photo: Anne Raftevold

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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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    • fishing possibilities
    • swimming
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    • water

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Hornindalsvatn Lake - Photo: Anne Raftevold

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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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.

Shopping in Stryn and Nordfjord

Shop for traditional wood carved items and knitted jumpers, or buy fashion clothes from Moods of Norway in the town of Stryn.

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.

Winter in Stryn and Nordfjord

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

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.

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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