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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Scenic Lookout
“verry famous valley. The briksdal glacier is specatcular, and well worth visiting. recomend going in the afternoon, when it's fewer people there.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Transit Station
“Loen Skylift is a gondola that takes you up to the top of the mountain called "Hoven". Here is a great restaurant with spectacular views of the fjord and the Loen village. There are prepared walkways on the top. A nice nature experience that I highly recommend. If you want, you can climb up to Hoven. Via Ferrata Loen is an adapted climbing route from Loen to the mountain Hoven. The difficulty level is from A to D. From 900 meters above sea level there is the usual path to the top of the mountain Hoven. There is also a wire from entry 440 meters to exit 880 meters. In addition to a suspension bridge. The view over the Lodalen is fantastic. You can book guided tours from Loen Active at Alexandra Hotel Loen. It is also possible to walk up to Hoven on foot, there is a marked hiking trail to this.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Mountain
“A great place to visit if you want to see the glacier or even do a glacier walk! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Trail
“Climbing for "nonclimbers" - Spectacular view, and you can retur with Loen Skylift (cablecab).”
  • 8 locals recommend
Lodging
“A nice place where the customer is welcomed. Rich and varied menu. Great food, great service in pleasant surroundings recommend.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“An amazing place 2.5 hour from Ålesund, here you will need your own car, as public transport can be a bit tricky, but not impossible. There is a gondola taking you to about 1000 meter above sea level, with amazing view over the Lodalen water, glacier, and the fjord. There is also a beautiful restaurant at top, atought a bit expensive, the food there is great, and view is even better. There is also alot of thing to see around this small town. I would be happy to assist further if there is any questions., ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
“Summerskiing, and beatiful mountains for walking, the summerski park sits beside old road to Stryn, a road worth driving”
  • 7 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“ Skålatårnet is 1848 meters above sea level and is the largest in Europe. You walk on your own, there is an attentive path all the way. Magnificent views make the trip easier. At the top is the Skålatårnet which was named Norway's most original tourist cabin in 2011. It is a tower built of stone. It is possible to stay overnight. There are 22 beds. It takes about 5 hours to walk up from Loen. If you want a top trip from Skåla to Lodalskåpa, this requires a good physical form and a locally known guide. Highly recommend this tour, but seen off a full day, take breaks enjoy the surroundings and the tour. Gives a good feeling afterwards having accomplished this”
  • 5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Lodalen is a valley on the west side of Jostedalsbreen (the Jostedal glacier), in Stryn in Sogn og Fjordane which is known for Bødalsbreen, Kjenndalsbreen and the avalanche accidents in connection with the Ramnefjellet (the Raven mountain) in 1905 and 1936. In Ramnefjellet one can today see distinct wounds after the avalanches. The Ramnefjell waterfall runs down the mountainside, with Lovatnet (lake Loen) in the foreground. Spectacular, and rarely, very beautiful.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“ Loen Skylift is a spectacular new attraction and adventure arena, at the inner part of the Nordfjord, in the heart of Fjord Norway. A Cable Car will lift you from the fjord to 1011 m. Here you can enjoy the views of the fjord landscape - from the restaurant table, or while exploring in the mountains. Facts: Time in Cable Car: 5-7 minutes each way Capacity in each cabin: 35-40 persons Capacity per hour: approx. 400 persons Loen Skylift run every half hour, but continously when the number of guests increases. Loen Skylift and the connecting buildings are handicap friendly ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Hotel
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“Her kan en se Jostedalsbreens historie gjennom tidene. Det er også guidede turer på breen.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Clothing Store
  • 3 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“fint nasjonalparksenter, med god informasjon om lokal geologi, glaciologi og plantelære. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“For walk on the glacier its Nice to book this before going. Its about 1 hour to drive to the glacier museum in Jostedal. For walk on the glacier contact the local guides for information and ordering space on a guided trip.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“The trip with largest hightdiffernce in Norway from almost 0 to 1848m. Its a hard trip, not difficult but long and steep.Be sure to have enough food for a day. ”
  • 5 locals recommend