Geirangerfjord and the Hjørundfjord - The world's most beautiful fjords?
Geriangerfjorden is 15 kilometers long and in the innermost part of the fjord you will find Geiranger. The fjord is one of Norway's most visited tourist destinations, and on 14 July 2005 was inscribed on UNESCO's list of world cultural and natural heritage sites.
From the viewpoint Dalsnibba approximately 1500 masl you have a magnificent view of the bay
Bridal Veil and the Seven Sisters
Bridal Veil and the Seven Sisters are the names of some of the many waterfalls in the Geiranger Fjord. Both the waterfalls has a vertical height of about 300 meters. The name "The Seven Sisters" has arisen because many thought that the falls from a distance resemble hair to seven women.
Ørnevegen is the name of the very steep stretch of road that runs from Geiranger and upwards towards Eidsdal (road 63). The road winds its way up through 11 hairpin bends to the highest point on 620 m road was opened in 1955 and gave helårsvei to Geiranger. The name Ørneveien is because this is an area with very much eagle.
Hjørundfjorden with tourist villages Saebo, Trandal, Eye, Birch and Standal is about 35km long, and is surrounded by the jagged and mighty Sunnmørsalpene.
Hotel Union Øye
Do you want an accommodation in a historical setting with a lot of mystery in the walls? Then we can recommend a trip to Hotel Union Øye. The hotel offers classic accommodation in one of the country's finest wooden hotels from 1800 century. From here you have a wonderful base to summit Slogen, perhaps one of SUNNMØRE finest peaks.
Want to stay at Hotel Union Øye, and a little extra daring, make sure you to book "The Blue Room". But watch where you put silver bowl with garlic that is provided at the front desk when you check in. The location can be crucial to how the night's adventures are ...