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On this walk you will experience a nice view over the Lusterfjord and the mountains of the southside of the fjord. In east you will see the hamlet Optun and the peak Fanaråken.
A well-marked hike from Nes Gard. Follow the cart track, before you enter a steep path. Follow the T-marked path to the farms at Flatningane. Here you...
Ice climbing on frozen rivers and waterfalls. Small groups with certified, local guides.
January - February
The experienced glacier guides at Nigardsbreen offer a wide range of well-organised glacier hikes on the blue ice, both for children as young as 6 years old and for those who are looking for something more challenging. Daily tours from may to september. Buy tickets at Breheimsenteret glacier museum, Jostedalen.
From Nestesessen you can enjoy the best view of the Nigardsbreen glacier.
Spectacular views of the whole of western Norway await you at the cairn. Below, to the west, lies Skåldalen, the shieling for Åsen farm. With its many rocky and snow-covered sections, the ascent of Vangsen is not for the faint-hearted. Vangsen, Jostedalen’s highest mountain, is easily accessible in the summer thanks to the Vanndalsvatnet access road. The trail is considered one of Norway’s best summit trails for skiers because of the heavy snowfall that lies for a long time. Vangsen means ploughshare, and when you look at the mountain from the bothy at Mannen, the name makes perfect sense.
Myrhønna, the most distinctive mountain in Jostedalen, is a landmark. For centuries the pyramid-shaped peak, buttressed by the Geisdalsfossen waterfall, has been a popular motif with painters and photographers. From the summit you can see both the Jotunheimen range and the Jostedalsbreen glacier.
A fine and easy walk in the area high up in Jostedalen is the one up to the Norwegian Tourist Association (DNT) hut in Sprongdalen. The hut was built b...
Four unique hikes with an experienced guide, along good trails in the mighty nature of the Fjords. Daily hikes last from 4 to 5 hours. Staying at Nes Gard, a guesthouse in a charming building with traditional architecture and interior.
ICETROLL offer kayaking tours on remote glacier lakes in Jostedalen, on the eastern side of the Jostedalsbreen Icecap. The tours, designed for any ability, range from day trips on one of two lakes, an overnight tour and, for the more adventurous, a 2-day tour.