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Skjolden, Norway

Skjolden is a village in the municipality of Luster in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located at the end of the Lustrafjorden, a branch of the

Sognefjorden

. Skjolden is located at the innermost point of the Sognefjorden, Norway's longest fjord, and the length of the Sognefjorden is measured from Skjolden to the island of Ytre Sula where the fjord meets the ocean - over 200 km. The valleys of Mørkridsdal and Fortunsdal meet at Skjolden, just west of the Hurrungane mountains.
The village is located about 20 kilometers (12 mi) west of the lake Prestesteinsvatnet and the mountain

Fannaråki, along the Sognefjellsvegen road. 

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Skjolden, Norway

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Skjolden is a village in the municipality of Luster in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located at the end of the Lustrafjorden, a branch of the

Sognefjorden

. Skjolden is located at the innermost point of the Sognefjorden, Norway's longest fjord, and the length of the Sognefjorden is measured from Skjolden to the island of Ytre Sula where the fjord meets the ocean - over 200 km. The valleys of Mørkridsdal and Fortunsdal meet at Skjolden, just west of the Hurrungane mountains.
The village is located about 20 kilometers (12 mi) west of the lake Prestesteinsvatnet and the mountain

Fannaråki, along the Sognefjellsvegen road. 

Skjolden is about 25 kilometers (16 mi) northeast of the municipal center of Gaupne and about 35 kilometers (22 mi) northeast of Hafslo. North of the village is Breheimen National Park, home of the glaciers Harbardsbreen and Spørteggbreen and the mountain Tverrådalskyrkja.

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Skjolden, Norway: Port Information


Cruise ships dock at the modern port in the picturesque village located at the head of Sognefjorden.
The port has tourist facilities and is about 700 meters away from the center of Skjolden.
The port has a pier and a tender quay.

Get around Skjolden, Norway


The easiest way to explore Sogn og Fjordane is by car. Since public transportation is not so good, and the distances are great. And some attractions is only possible to reach by car. 
Otherwise, you can take an organized bus tour. 

What to do in Skjolden, Norway


Enjoy wild nature. Go cycling, hiking, fishing, etc.
  • Sognefjellet mountain pass (Sognefjellsvegen), Road 55 from Skjolden. Summer only. Norway's highest mountain pass runs pass Norway's highest mountains in Jotunheimen with a view to summits and glaciers. On the eastern side through Bøverdalen valley to Lom village. The road is closed in winter, opens about May. Steep ascent and descent, sharp corners. Cross-country skiing is possible until June. Free.

What to eat and drink in Skjolden, Norway


  • Fjordstova, Skjolden, ☎ +47 57686744, e-mail: fjordstova@skjolden.com
Tap water is drinkable and often of very good quality. Olden is bottled water, the source of which is the glacier Jostedalsbreen. It is sold as natural water (In Norwegian: Uten kullsyre), or as carbonated water (In Norwegian: Med Kullsyre).

Shopping in Skjolden, Norway


  • Husflidsbua, Skjolden, ☎ +47 57686106. Arts and traditional crafts.

Safety in Skjolden, Norway


The crime rate in Sogn og Fjordane is low. But even so, common sense applies.

Language spoken in Skjolden, Norway


People speak a Norwegian dialect. 
Most people speak English, and many also have some knowledge of German.

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