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Little Village With Nice Points of interest In Norway

Nestled between thick mountain ranges, the small coastal village of Geiranger is a picturesque place for hiking and outdoor recreation. From lookout points atop the peaks to the highlands as you ski down the mountainside, there are miles of nature to explore. The day trip offers great views and an unforgettable experience for tourists. The first thing you will notice about Geiranger is the bridge with the spectacular view of the fjord and the snow-capped mountains in the distance. There are many activities available such as hiking, biking, and kayaking. You can also take boat tours around the fjords or go bungee jumping!

Directions to Geiranger

The city of Geiranger is located in the traditional district of Sunnmore and is one of the most beautiful places in Norway. There are many ways to get to Geiranger, including a bus or a rental car.

Cheap Flights to Alesund (The nearest airport with international flights)

If you are on a tight budget, there is also an overnight train from Oslo to Geiranger. By car From Oslo, take the E18, a 9-hour drive. The drive is slow, although the road is motorway standard for most of the time. The route runs through Kristiansand, then along the coast past Lillesand.

What are some popular tourist attractions in Geiranger?


The Geirangerfjord is one of the most beautiful fjords in the world. And it’s just a short ferry ride from mainland Norway. Often considered the jewel of the Norwegian fjords, this UNESCO World Heritage Site attracts travelers from all over the world to take in its incredible views. The dramatic peaks of Trollstigen and the Seven Sisters Mountains rise, setting the scene for a series of majestic waterfalls plunging into the calm waters below.


Flydalsjuvet viewpoint

Flydalsjuvet is a section of the Geirangerfjord, a national park in Norway, with scenic views. Flydalsjuvet is perfect for those looking for a relaxing day trip.

flydalsjuvet lookout point

The seascape in Flydalsjuvet is also incredible, with breathtaking views and excellent campsites. There is also plenty of wildlife to see including the famous eagle owl. Make your way to the ferry terminal for a short half-hour boat ride to this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Seven Sisters waterfall

The Seven Sisters waterfall, which is part of the Geirangerfjord, is one of the most popular tourist destinations. The waterfall is about fifteen feet high and it only takes a few minutes to walk from the base to the top. The water is extremely cold, but that’s one of the reasons people come here in the summer. The best thing about this waterfall is that you can see it from every direction.

Seven Sisters WaterfallSeven Sisters Waterfall

Trollstigen mountain pass

Trollstigen Mountain is a serpentine pass in Rauma Municipality in Møre og Romsdal District, Norway. The mountain pass is the second highest road in Norway. It takes its name from one of the legends about what trolls do and means “troll leader”.

Trollstigen mountain passTrollstigen mountain pass

The south road (road no. 1) connects the villages of Rauma and Åndalsnes, while the north road (road no. 2) has its own ferry connection in the town of Åndalsnes.

When driving the Trollstigen it is very important to follow the signs and use your headlights at night. You need at least 4WD for this street and don’t forget that you will need a carnet for the entire journey to enter the Trollstigen area.


Skageflå is a village in the Geiranger Fjord region of Norway. The village is located on the south bank of the Geirangerfjord opposite the city of Geiranger and is connected to the neighboring village of Åndalsnes by a tunnel. The village of Skageflå is steeped in history, with its oldest buildings dating back to the 18th century. Much of the village’s charm lies in its beautiful natural surroundings.


The area is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. There are plenty of shops, restaurants, cafes and galleries for people to explore. The village is also home to a number of boat yards as well as one of Norway’s largest salmon farms.

Storfossen waterfall

The thought of walking behind a waterfall has probably crossed your mind before. You’re in luck because this is for you! The Storfossen waterfall is one of the four waterfalls in Geiranger. Together with Ustefossen, Vøringsfossen and Dalsfossen, it is one of the most famous tourist attractions in the area. The waterfall has a total height of 186 meters (610 ft). It is also the largest waterfall in Europe. The water source is located in the nearby mountains, from a glacial melt that flows down into the village.

Storfossen waterfallStorfossen waterfall

Bridal veil, bridal veil

Bridal Veil, Brudesløret is a waterfall in Geiranger, Norway. It is next to the Geirangerfjord. The waterfall has a height of about 140 meters. This waterfall is considered to be one of the main attractions in the area.

According to travelers, this waterfall was high on their list because of the surroundings and the photo opportunities. According to tourists, this is where they wanted to take their wedding photos. If you are traveling to Norway this waterfall is definitely a must see.

Bridal veils Brudesloret, Geiranger

Djupvatnet lake

There are plenty of things to do and explore in Geiranger, including Lake Djupvatnet. The lake is a great place to hike or cycle through the beautiful scenery and take in the fresh air. Lake Djupvatnet, located in Stranda municipality, is the largest lake in all of Norway. The water in the lake is crystal clear and beautifully blue. Fishing, kayaking, and swimming are popular activities here. The lake is also rich in wildlife, including brown trout, arctic char, and pike.

Djupvatnet lake, Geiranger

Everyone has the opportunity to get up close and personal with Norway’s nature while hiking in some of Norway’s most beautiful landscapes.

No matter what time of year you visit, Geiranger offers a wide variety of activities. You can hike, bike, fish, kayak and much more.

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Geiranger village in western Norway

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