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Briksdal Glacier

Briksdal Glacier Photo: Thomas Bickhardt/BickFoto
Briksdal Glacier Photo: Thomas Bickhardt/BickFoto
Briksdal Glacier Photo: CH/Innovasjon Norge
Briksdal Glacier Photo: Normanns Kunstforlag
Briksdal Glacier

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Guests from all over the world come to visit this famous glacier arm set attractively between roaring waterfalls and high peaks. Located in Jostedalsbreen National Park. See the Briksdalen valley by foot or catch a ride with one of the "Trollcars" up to the glacier.   NOTE: It is very dangerous to move close to the glacier, and everyone must respect the roadblocks. There is much movement in the glacier, and the danger of avalanches is high.

At Briksdalen you will find a restaurant, the areas largest souvenir shop and an office where you can book " Troll car" trips. 

Glacier Safari in rafting boats on the lake in front of the Briksdal Glacier, organized by Briksdal Adventure.

Due to the ice condition at Briksdal Glacier, there will not be glacier walks here. The location for glacier walks is Tystigbreen Glacier, guided by Briksdal Adventure (see below).

Transport in open Troll Cars
Visitors to Briksdalen can enjoy a ride to the glacer in one if the 11 vehicles "Troll cars". The cars has a capacity if 7 persons (totally 77 persons per trip), and run all day from 08.15-17.00 from April until October. By request trips can be take outside regular season, if the weather allows it. Roundtrip is 1,5 hous. In company with an adult, children from 7-14 years old receive a discount if 50% and children age 7 and younger are free. Groups larger that 10 receive group discount. See more information below.


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Bus Glacier Bus: http://www.fjord1.no/en/default.asp?page=1583

Facility overview

  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • General facilities

    • coach/truck parking
    • shop
    • toilet
    • parking
    • transportation
    • restaurant
  • Nature and terrain

    • nature
    • national park
    • hiking area
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Briksdal Glacier - Photo: Thomas Bickhardt/BickFoto

Briksdal Glacier

Guests from all over the world come to visit this famous glacier arm set attractively between roaring waterfalls and high peaks. Located in Jostedalsbr...

Briksdal Glacier

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Key facts about Stryn and Nordfjord

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

The Nordfjord

The Nordfjord stretches from the Jostedalsbreen Glacier out to the Stadhavet Ocean.

Winter in Stryn and Nordfjord

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

Scenic attractions in Stryn and Nordfjord

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

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.

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.
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