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Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre

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Address: Fosnes | Oppstryn, Stryn 6799, Norway
Phone Number: +4791623883
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 19:00
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Panorama Glacier Film. VIKING`s Thing Site year 800. Exhibitions. Garden at...

Panorama Glacier Film. VIKING`s Thing Site year 800. Exhibitions. Garden at lake Oppstryn. Rivers & Waterfalls.

Restaurant Viking Hall. Souvenirs & Cafe.

Summer Soft Adventure: Guided Biking, Hiking, Canoe Safari.

Winter Soft Adventure incl equipment: Snow Shoe Safari. Skiing. Dog Sledding. Bob Sledding.

Lavvo for overnight Experience Summer & Winter.

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walks to see the glacier

This park is beautiful and offers great walks to see the glaciers. We visited 2 points of the park. Bergsetbreen has a walk of about 2 hours and passes through incredible... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Cunha
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is beautiful and offers great walks to see the glaciers. We visited 2 points of the park. Bergsetbreen has a walk of about 2 hours and passes through incredible landscapes. Nigardsbren has the most touristy access and you arrive with the car very close to the glacier. As we were at the end of September, the boat was... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting the Nigardsbreen glacier could be tiring, especially if you take an ice hike. The JN Center is the perfect place to end the day. The food is good, the view from the balcony superb, the staff friendly.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Helpful staff and wonderful views of the glacier - what more can you ask for? Definitely worth a stop here.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Don't miss the glacier. It's about a 45 minute walk (or ride the little trams) up to the lake at the foot of the glacier. Stunning!

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Ringsaker, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Beautiful glacier well worth a visit. Norway at its best when it comes to nature. Remember to bring your camera.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We came here on our way to our hotel. The glacier was so amazing as I have never seen one up close. We had just visited the glacier museum so it was even more special to me. The blue colorations in the ice was beautiful. Very nice place to walk around and take pictures on nature.

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

We stopped here after driving up around Jostedalsbreen National Park from the south (highly recommended), and it was a nice rest stop with food and souvenirs and small museum. If anything, make use of it to plan you fantastic hikes or drives or biking through the park and have a coffee and cake at the shop outside :)

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2014

interesting place to spend an hour or two learning about the geography and history of the area. Help was very pleasant and friendly. Merchandise was reasonably priced.

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Sliema, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

The national park area is a treasure trove of natural beauty. No words or photos can describe the amazing scenery.Beautiful valleys, reflections and stunning views.

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

We came here as part of a coach tour off a cruise boat. We saw a really interesting film about the area and glaciers and then went into their restaurant to eat a local pancake. There's a small museum inside and a number of large rocks outside to explore. It's location right by the lake was very nice and peaceful.... More 

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