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Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre

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Mind-blowing helicopter ride

As it was my birthday while we were in the are Mrs Mono kindly bought me a helicopter flight over... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Mono_Jockos
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Barcelona, Spain
Spectacular Scenery, small visitor centre

We stopped here with a tour from our cruise ship. The scenery from Hellesylt to the visitor centre... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
drjohnScottsdale
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Cave Creek, Arizona
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Information about Jostedalsbreen national park. Touch screen with information about the national parks in Norway. Exhibition under restoration with animals from the national park and surroundings, pictures from glaciers, avalanches, and mountains...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Fosnes | Oppstryn, Stryn 6799, Norway
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+47 480 02 997
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

As it was my birthday while we were in the are Mrs Mono kindly bought me a helicopter flight over the national park, mountains, lakes and flords which offered breath-taking views of everything in the area, but especially the Jostedal Glacier. For security reasons, we...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is basically the information centre, situated in the middle of the national park. You can see a short film and exhibition and stop off for a coffee. It's situated on Lake Stryn, which has stunning views! We were lucky to see a couple of...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

This is a stop for coffee, food & information on Glaciers. There is also a film which is very informative.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

This visitor center is beautifully situated on the shores of Lake Stryn. Parking, the café, and the souvenir store inside the Visitor Center are free, but it costs a 100 NOK ticket to see the exhibits, use the restrooms, or go outside between the Visitor...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We stopped here with a tour from our cruise ship. The scenery from Hellesylt to the visitor centre is spectacular. There is not much to do at the visitor centre after watching the 15 minute film. Since we were on a tour bus we did...More

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JostedalsbreenSenter, Daglig leder at Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for visiting our National Park Center. The center are in process renewing the exhibiton. We have removed old and outdated models to make space for new exhibition, and renewed the pictures in the exhibition, as well as digitized old newspapers of the natural...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I haven't seen nothing like this before. I came here in Autumn and there were many activities I couldn't do because they were out of season but it was AMAZING. I had never seen wild places like this. All the glaciers and the dam are...More

Thank Ethne T
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We arrived here after our earlier cruise to visit the Geirangerfjord (please refer to my earlier review of the place). It was already closed to 5pm but the sky was still very bright. Most visitors come here with an objective which is to see and...More

3  Thank ZfyEd
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

No return of VAT on purchases here, so I put the items back. There is a 5 minute information movie on glaciers, taxidermied indigenous animals, native stones, and flowers. The surroundings are amazing, but so are the surroundings outside the information center. I was completely...More

2  Thank cardiak
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Olden itself is just a small town with a few shops but surrounded by majestic scenery. We took an excursion into the National Park and it is just amazing, arms of the largest glacier in Europe peeping out from every valley, stunning waterfalls and rushing...More

1  Thank brodiesmate
Reviewed 12 November 2016

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...More

4  Thank LanaFerreira
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Christina M
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Response from JostedalsbreenSenter | Property representative |
Hi! There are many beautiful hikes in the area. It depends on what you would like to see, and where you're going to from Geiranger. I could recommend Erdalen which is a beautiful valley in Oppstryn, not far from the national... More
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