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THE NORWEGIAN
FJORDS - OLDEN
Photo Tour*
OVERVIEW

Olden is a tiny village of about 1,000 people lying at
the end of the Nordfjord.  It is a quiet place that
remains uncommercialized with most of the
inhabitants engaged in farming.

Cruise ships can dock in Olden at a pier not far from
is interesting to see life proceeding at a slower pace
than in the world's cities.

The most interesting thing about this walk is the
mountains that surround this valley.  These are
jagged, rough and rocky peeks.  They can be
enduring a howling winter storm while it is Spring
time in the valley below.

Olden is also a staging point for tours to the Birksdal
Glacier, that is 15 miles away.  The way to the
glacier passes rivers and mountains formed by
glacial runoff that has a green color.

Nearby is northern Europe's deepest lake - -
Hornindalvatnet.  
Olden is a rural village with few
buildings.  The church (right)
was erected in 1759.
Clouds and storms can rage on the mountains and suddenly break into sunshine.
Cruise ports - photo tour - Norwegian Fjords-  Olden, Norway
* This photo tour and the accompanying commentary should only be viewed as a general guide that is based upon one writer's research
and experiences.  Accordingly, readers should do their own research prior to their journey.  Beyondships is not affiliated with any of the
entities depicted or mentioned herein and assumes no responsibility for their actions and for the products and/or services they provide.
Nor is inclusion in this photo tour a recommendation of the entity shown, its products, services or facilities.
Norwegian Fjords page

Alesund page

Bergen page


Geiranger page

Olden page

Stavanger page

Trondheim page
See these other Norwegian Fjords ports  - -


ALESUND

BERGEN

FLAM

GEIRANGER

STAVANGER

TRONDHEIM

or return to the Norwegian Fjords cruise page.
Even a small community like
Olden has a marina. One in
seven Norwegians owns a
pleasure boat


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