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The Norwegian Mountain Museum is a natural stop for anyone with an interest in or feeling for the Norwegian mountains. The museum displays the interaction between people and the mountain landscape from the retreat of the ice age until the present day.
Stretching 204 km (120 miles) from Solund at the coast to the mighty Jotunheimen massif and Jostedalsbreen glacier, Sognefjorden is the longest fjord...
Join us 70 metres under the ice – 6000 years back in time. Learn about climate development and a history of hunting spanning thousands of years. Explore the ice together with your family, and enjoy a real experience of the past.
Lom Rural Museum is an open air museum with buildings dating from 1613 to 1860. We have one of the largest traditional storage houses, called a stabbur, in Norway.
In 1909, Kari and Nils H. Lerum started juice-production at Sørheim, between Skjolden and Urnes. They built a small factory, the so called «Safthuset» (the juice house), and started production on an industrial scale. Lerum is today Norway's leading jam and juice producing company.
Urnes Stave Church , the oldest of Norway's stave churches, is included on UNESCO's World Heritage List. It was built around 1130 AD, but the...
In the village of Luster there is a distinctive stone church built around 1200. The architecture is Gothic and the church contains frescoes dating from the 15th century. Open to visitors.
Small and almost untouched areas with special habitats or fauna of high scientific value are usually protected as nature reserves. This is the strictest form of protection that can be applied. Within the Sognefjord area there are several nature reserves, for instance bird and wetland reserves such as the Hafslovatnet lake (Luster), Bøyaøyra (Sogndal), Vetlefjordsøyra (Balestrand) and Grånåsmyrane (Aurland). The Skogteigen coniferous forest reserve in Luster, established in 1914, is the oldest nature reserve in Norway. The Nigardsbreen nature reserve (Luster) is connected to the Jostedalsbreen National Park and is probably one of Norway’s best-known nature reserves.
Tunsbergdalsbreen Glacier is the longest glacier arm in Norway. It is situated 500 m.a.s.l, in Leirdalen, a side vally of Jostadalen vally. Tunsbergsdalsbreen has untill now been almost impossible to visit, because of its remote location in Jostedalsbreen Glacier National Park. You can now visit this glacier arm together with professional guides.
Route 55 across the Sognefjell mountain area between Luster and Lom is the highest and most impressive mountain pass in Northern Europe (highest point 1430 meters), and it has been awarded the status of National Tourist Route because of the spectacular and wild mountain scenery it passes through in the Jotunheimen National Park.