JOSTEDALEN GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
Jostedalsbreen, the largest glacier on the continent of Europe with an extent of 100 km and 15 km wide. The glacier has for a long time been regarded an attractive area for walkers and hikers. For many of our guests, a guided walk on the glacier is one of the highlights during their stay.
NIGARDSBREEN GLACIER HIKE
The experienced glacier guides at Nigardsbreen offer a wide range of well-organized hikes with all needed equipment included. They offer one hour family tours, and two or three hours glacier walks from June to September. More information: www.bfl.no
TUNSBERGDALS GLACIER HIKE
Local guides will take you to this remote and non touristic area of the glacier. The trip will start with a 15 min. RIB boat ride on the lake, continued by ahike to the glacier. You will have about two hours on the blue ice and they will provide you with necessary equipment.
More information www.breogjuv.no
You may also enjoy the view of the most impressive glacier arms on your own by car.
The well-known glacier Nigardsbreen is a glacial outcrop branch of the big plateau. After 45 min. drive from Nes Gard, you can park at the lake infront of the glacier. A short boat trip of 5 minutes or a walk of about 20 minutes will bring you close to the blue ice.
In the neighbor valley of Nigardsbreen you find the fascinating Bergset Glacier. A wall of blue ice covers the steep mountain. After a walk of about 1 hour in a charming valley, you will get quite close to this impressive glacier.
The center is located in Jostedalen, and offers wonderful views of the Nigardsbreen glacier. The center shows you information about the National Park through its exhibitions and films. The reception gives information about glacier hikes and walks, souvenir shop and a cafeteria.
More information: www.jostedal.com