Hellesylt is a small village located in the Stranda muncipality of Norway; a part of the Møre and Romsdal County in the western part of Norway. It lies at the head of the Sunnylvsfjord, which is a branch of the Storfjord (Great Fjord), and which the more famous Geirangerfjord in turn, branches off nearby.
The village on the mountain sides at the end of the Sunnylvsfkprd is exceptionally picturesque. The Hellesylt waterfall gushes right through the centre of the town into the Fiord. This waterfall is one of the most photographed sites in Norway.
The shopping facilities in Hellesylt are good for its size, with two supermarkets, a snack bar, a cafe, and a gas station. The local hotel has a café, pub, restaurant and occasional disco with live-music.
Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency – Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language – Norwegian
Land Area – 845 km² (Stranda)
Population – 650 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +47
Port Location – The port is located at the town center, right by the Grand Hotel.
Travel Links – Daily departures with express bus from Oslo, Trondheim, Bergen and Ålesund. The local bus departs several times a day to Stryn, Stranda and Ålesund.
There are Five daily rail departures from Trondheim/Oslo to Åndalsnes with NSB.
Several daily departures to Vigra Airport, Ålesund, from Oslo, Trondheim, Bergen and Stavanger. The airport bus leaves from Vigra Airport to Moa Bus Station from where you can go with the the Mørebil bus route no. 510. All together the trip from Vigra Airport to Hellesylt takes three hours.