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stureth
post Jul 4 2009, 12:59 PM
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Welcome to explore Nordfjord
Here you will get a few glimpses of the scenery, a little insight into the culture and history, information on activities, attractions, accommodation and much more. Experience this beautiful part of the world and understand why people who have travelled to Fjord Norway use words such as awesome and overwhelming. We wish you a pleasant journey through the site, and a warm welcome to Nordfjord.


Explore Jostedalsbreen National Park
Jostedalsbreen National Park covers an area of 1,310 square kilometres. Jostedalsbreen is the biggest glacier in mainland Europe. The national park also contains many other large and small glaciers. Welcome to the gate of the national park.


The Norwegian Fjords rated as the best destination in the world
National Geographic Traveler's "Destination Scorecard rated 115 places. The results were rated on a 1-to-100 scale, and Norway's fjords, rated at 82, was the top-scoring destination.


Nordfjord – Gateway to the Glaciers
A journey to the world famous fjords of Norway gives you the perfect combination of water and ice. Towering above the fjords you find the ice-blue glaciers. And they are still there! Visit Nordfjord – and we guarantee you a great glacier experience. You can even walk on some of our glacier arms.


Glacier walks
The Jostedalsbreen glacier is the biggest glacier in mainland Europe. Take a glacier walk on the Bødalsbreen glacier, and experience the intense blue of the ice and living formations in the glacier at close hand.


Fishing in Nordfjord
Nordfjord is a veritable Eldorado for angling in the sea, lakes and rivers. There are many cabins and traditional fishermen's-style "rorbu" in Nordfjord where everything is laid on for a successful fishing holiday.


Enjoying the good life in Nordfjord
Travel off the beaten track during your holiday in Nordfjord, and discover our small treasures. In Nordfjord it is easy to hide away and be alone. Here you can use all your senses at once, and just enjoy the scenery and the atmosphere around you.


Experience the culture in Nordfjord
Nordfjord's cultural heritage, with its long-standing traditions in folk music, arts and crafts, food and traditional costumes, is well preserved. Here, we will give you a taste of what is most distinctive about Nordfjord's culture.


Health and well-being
Two of the hotels in Nordfjord have excellent swimming facilities and offer Spa treatment/Thalassotherapy. Spa means "health through water" and for centuries it has meant mineral-rich waters, hot springs and relaxation.


Winter in Nordfjord
During the period from November/December to April, conditions are usually good for skiing. There are excellent ski centres adapted to your needs. Here is an overview of ski centres in Nordfjord.

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post Jul 4 2009, 01:15 PM
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Thanks for the great info! My wife and I are looking to further our traveling in Scandanavia.


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post Jul 4 2009, 02:44 PM
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QUOTE(wisconsin_fan81 @ Jul 4 2009, 01:15 PM) *

Thanks for the great info! My wife and I are looking to further our traveling in Scandanavia.


More info about the western part of Norway will soon be available. Please don’t hesitate to ask about info.
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post Jul 4 2009, 05:36 PM
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Wow stureth, you have posted some great information on Norway!

Have you considered becoming a Local Expert? You are pretty well halfway there already! speak_cool.gif
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