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Skjolden, Norway

Skjolden is a village in the municipality of Luster in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is situated at the inner end of the worlds longest fjord the Sognefjord, surrounded by precipitous hills with spectacular falls, with the Jotunheimen, Breheimen and the Jostedal Glacier nearby.

The place is a popular tourist destination, not only because of the unique nature surroundings, but also because of the many attractions and activities in the Skjolden area. These include the Jostedalsbreen and Jotuneheimen National Parks, the Sognefjell mountain road and Feigumfossen waterfall.

Things to See & Do

* Sognefjord
* Fuglesteg and Skari mountain farms
* Waterfalls
* Jostedalsbreen National Park
* Jotuneheimen National Park

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency – Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language – Norwegian
Land Area – km²
Population –approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +47

Port Location – Skjolden Port is situated at the head of Sognefjord, in the Skjolden village.

Travel Links – Skjolden is accessible by boat from Bergen and by road from Sogndal and Lom.

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