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Olden Nordfjord Norway Cruise Port Guide


Sleepy little village on Norway's sensational Nordfjord. This is a tender port.

Olden is a small pleasant village, and a ten minute walk from the quay will bring you to the center.

As of 2018 a second jetty is in place, allowing tenders to dock at the center of the village.

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From the still waters and snow-capped mountains of the Nordfjord to the mighty glacier at Jostedalsbreen National Park, this is true nature.

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There are several kiosks on the quayside who offer excursions, often a lot cheaper than onboard excursions.

Once you disembark the ship, you will see vendors selling various excursions, one of these is a 70 minute land train journey around Olden by ‘Olden Sightseeing’. 200 KR

Climb aboard the open-top bus for a scenic tour of the beautiful Olden’s landscapes. The Open Top Glacier Sightseeing tour starts from the cruise terminal and heads to a glacier viewpoint 12 kilometers from the village. At the viewpoint, A 10-minute photo stop where you can get that perfect shot. 300 KR


Nearby Places:

You can experience the frozen cascade of the million year old Briksdal Glacier, which is the best-known of the Jostedal Glacier's many icy arms. The beautiful Lodalen Valley can be explored by boat on the ice-green, glassy Lovatn Lake and the wild Kjenndalen. Kjenndal Glacier is one of the largest arms of Jostedal Glacier. The visitor center for Jostedalsbreen National Park is located in beautiful surroundings on the banks of Lake Stryn, and provides in-depth information about the glacier in the form of film and various exhibitions. Norway's best summer skiing center is located on Mt. Strynefjellet on the glacier plateau.

Norway’s new attraction has opened! Loen Skylift is located only 6 kilometers from the Port of Olden and takes you from the fjord to the top of Mt. Hoven (1011 meters) in only five minutes. Loen Skylift is one of the steepest cable cars in the world and offers a breathtaking and unforgettable view of the Norwegian fjord landscape. Somewhat pricey but still cheaper than the on-board version and you can stay longer at the top.

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