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A couple hiking in the mountains in Nordfjord on a summer day
Hiking in Nordfjord.
Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / www.fjordnorway

A natural playground

In Nordfjord you are greeted by a beautiful stretch of coastline, towering mountains, and the biggest glacier you’ll find on mainland Europe: Jostedalsbreen.

Skåla, Stryn
Skålatårnet at Mount Skåla, Stryn.
Photo: Sverre Hjornevik / Visitnorway.no
Ice climbing at Jostedalsbreen glacier.
Photo: Anders Gjengedal / Visitnorway.com
Anders Svor Museum, Nordfjord.
Photo: Espen Mills
Fishing in Gloppenelva river.
Photo: Espen Mills
Hoven, Nordfjord
Skiing at Mount Hoven in Nordfjord.
Photo: Bård Basberg / Loen Skylift
Selje, Nordfjord
Selje in Nordfjord.
Photo: Thomas Bickhardt / Bickfoto
Briksdalsbreen, Stryn
Briksdalsbreen glacier in Stryn.
Photo: Bjarte Haugen

See it for yourself

Hiking Mount Skåla

Nordfjord Moments

Nordfjord - all in one fjord

Getting here and around

Get in-depth travel information on Nordfjord’s official website.

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  • Nordfjord bus

    By bus

    There are daily bus departures to Nordfjord from Bergen (5 hours), Ålesund (3 hours), Trondheim (7,5 hours) and Oslo (8 hours).

  • Nordfjord car

    By car

    If you choose to go by car from Oslo or Trondheim, follow the E6 to Otta and then Rv15 until you reach Stryn. From Oslo it is also possible to drive the E16 via Sogn.

    From Bergen and Ålesund, drive the E39 all the way.

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  • Nordfjord train

    By train

    You can take the train to Otta from Oslo or Trondheim. From Otta, continue the trip to Nordfjord by bus.

    You can also take the famous Flåmsbana railway line to Flåm, and a bus to Nordfjord from there.

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  • Nordfjord boat

    By boat

    There are three ferry crossings in Nordfjord: Lote–Anda, Stårheim–Isane, and Måløy–Oldeide.

    There are daily express boats from Bergen to Måløy and Selje.

    The long-established Norwegian coastal voyage Hurtigruten calls daily at Måløy on both its northbound and southbound voyages.

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  • Nordfjord plane

    By plane

    Both Sandane Airport and Ørsta-Volda Airport are located centrally when you are going to Nordfjord. The airports have direct flights from Bergen (1 hour) and Oslo (1 hour) and corresponding flights to many Norwegian cities.

    Ålesund Airport lies 2 hours and 30 minutes by car from Nordfjord and offers good connections to Oslo and other Norwegian and European cities.

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Safety in the mountains

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Norway is an incredible place to explore, with untamed mythical landscapes, mountains, valleys, and fjords. Before you enter the outdoors, get familiar with the nine simple rules of the Norwegian mountain code to help you stay safe.

  1. Plan your trip and inform others about the route you have selected.
  2. Adapt the planned routes according to ability and conditions.
  3. Pay attention to the weather and the avalanche warnings.
  4. Be prepared for bad weather and frost, even on short trips.
  5. Bring the necessary equipment so you can help yourself and others.
  6. Choose safe routes. Recognize avalanche terrain and unsafe ice.
  7. Use a map and a compass. Always know where you are.
  8. Don’t be ashamed to turn around.
  9. Conserve your energy and seek shelter if necessary.

Read the mountain code with supplementary comments.

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