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What to do in Nigardsbreen - Glacier
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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.
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.
Lunch restaurant inside Breheimsenteret glacier museum....
In an old farmhouse at Urnes Farm you will find Gamlefjøsen Café. In nice and rustic surronundings you can enjoy coffee, homemade cakes, waffles, small dishes based on local commodities and cold drinks made at the farm. Fruit, berries and deer meat are important ingredients.
The Fjordstova is located idyllically down by the fjord, in Skjolden, innermost in the Sognefjord. In the Fjordstova you will find : -tourist info - post office - cafè - handicraft shop -public library -conference auditorium -gym - a 12 m. high climbing wall -swimming pool - sauna -shooting range.
Eplet Bed & Apple is a small & friendly guesthouse and a small scale applejuice farm. Eplet is located in Solvorn, a village at the head of Sognefjor...
Solvorn-Setålen is a hike that takes about 1 hour. Start by following the old farm road until you meet the forest roa...
Walk to the DNT cabin Fivla
A few hundred years ago this path was the main road between Jostedal and Lustrafjorden. Vigdalen was then a part of Dale and this path was the road to church. The path is called Bispevegen (The Bishop's road) after Bishop Johan Nordal Brun, who travelled this path when visiting Jostedalen. The year of passing and the first letters of his name are engraved in the mountain beneath Storhaug.
This is a varied walk from sea level to above the tree line with exceptionally fine views over the fjord and the Feigumfossen
waterfall. The route passes the summer farm area Flatningane.