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A friendly, modern family-run hotel by the Lake Hornindalsvatnet very close to Geirangerfjord and the beautiful Jostedal Glacier. Raftevolds Hotel has...
There are many mountains that vie for our attention in the Nordfjord area, but it’s Hornindalsrokken (Rokken) that really stands out.
With her sharp, pointy profile it is almost impossible not to notice this mountain top north of Hornindalssætra. But what does the world look like from her summit? Hornindalsrokken, or "Rokken" as she is affectionately known, is tougher than she first appears to be. From Sætredalen the trail is quite steep, but is surprisingly easy for mountain hikers. And there's only one thing to say about the view: it “rokks”!
Tourist information in Grodås centre, Raftevolds Hotel. Our staff will assist you with information about activities, attractions, events and accommodat...
Hornindalsvatn Lake is Europe´s deepest lake, 514 metres deep. None of the glacier streams run out into the lake and this has resulted in Europe´s clea...
There are two stories associated with this ring-shaped stone. The first tells how bridal parties came to this stone and how the bride was made to cra...
Starting point by the road to Lia about 2 km from Grodås, turn right and walk for about 30 minutes on good forest road....
BEST WESTERN Raftevold`s Hotel is beautifully situated at lake Hornindalsvatnet, Europe's deepest lake (514 meters). The hotel has 44 newly renovated rooms in trendy retro style combined with modern features like LED TV and free WiFi.
One hot panorama
In the old days if there was ever danger afoot, people would often light a bonfire on the summit of Ytrehornsnakken. The view from the top will certainly ignite the passions of those who take the trip today.
Ytrehornsnakken was a "veteplass" in old times, which basically means that due to its open views and the fact that it was relatively easily accessible by forest, this summit was an appropriate place to warn people of danger by lighting a bonfire. Nowadays people still alert their friends and neighbours from the top, from their phones or cameras with tempting panorama pictures of Nordfjord’s nature at its best. The hike up is easy, just under 450 meters up from Grodås by Hornindalsvatnet (Hornindals Lake). An ideal place to ignite the hiking flame for the younger climbers.