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Turtagrø and Hurrungane is known as the mountaineering cradle in Norway since the pioneers started climbing in these mountains in the 1870s. Turtagrø is today a meeting point for mountain people who uses the area to do activities in the mountain. The hotel opened in 1888, but a fire in 2001 it burned. A new building was built, designed by Jarmund Vigsnær and was finished in 2002. From the hotel you can view the spectacular over the peaks in Hurrungane as the Skagastølstindene. You can get a mountain guide to take you to the peaks in the area, contact Norgesguidene at www.Norgesguidene.no.
The hotel opens for easter and are open until primo September.

 

Activities

Turtagrø in an ideal start for spring skiing, hikes along marked trails, to climb summits, walks on glaciers, mountaineering and visits to the fjord e.g. Urnes stave church that is on UNESCOS list of cultural heritage. For mountain guiding see www.Norgesguidene.no. Turtagrø is situated by the start of Sognefjellsveien RV55, 14 km from Skjolden in Sogn og Fjordane.

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Turtagrø and Hurrungane is known as the mountaineering cradle in Norway since the pioneers started climbing in these mountains in the 1870s. Turtagrø...

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