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Øvstefoss waterfall

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Øvstefoss waterfall Photo: Nils P. Støyva
Øvstefoss waterfall Photo: Nils P. Støyva
Øvstefoss waterfall Photo: Nils P. Støyva
Øvstefoss waterfall Photo: Nils P. Støyva
Øvstefoss waterfall Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord
Øvstefoss waterfall Photo: Reisemål Stryn & Nordfjord

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Øvstefoss waterfall is situated along the National Tourist Road RV 15 in the end of Hjelledalen Valley.

The waterfall is an impressive sight which has been admired by travellers for more than 100 years. From the road, a trail leads to a viewing platform with a steel railing. This will ensure that you can have a safe, but close-up and intense experience of the waterfall. Architect: Jensen & Skodvin arkitekter.

Park along the road and follow the trail down to the view point. Approx. 150 meters walk.

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Øvstefoss waterfall is situated along the National Tourist Road RV 15 in the end of Hjelledalen Valley. The waterfall is an impressive sight which ha...

Øvstefoss waterfall

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