Geirangerfjord, the jewel of the Norwegian fjords

Geirangerfjord, the jewel of the Norwegian fjords


Geirangerfjord, the jewel of the Norwegian fjords

The Geirangerfjord is a fjord in the Norwegian region of Sunnmøre, south of the northernmost county of Møre og Romsdal. This gem is a branch of the larger Storfjorden which has been declared a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site in 2005. The Geirangerfjord, which passes through the villages of Geiranger and Hellesylt, is undoubtedly one of the most visited natural sites in Norway.

Despite being one of the smallest fjords in the country, measuring a mere 10 miles in length and a maximum depth of 233 meters, it runs through two bends surrounded by imposing mountains from which the marvelous waterfalls of the Seven Sisters and that of the Pretender descend, situated just one in front of the other. There is also the wonderful spectacle of Brudesløret to enjoy, the Veil of the Bride waterfall with a drop of about 300 meters. During the crossing you will be enveloped by the breathtaking beauty of a truly fairy-tale landscape characterized by steep granite ridges where the placid waters of the fjord flow.

Geiranger Fjord, considered one of the most spectacular places on the planet, is today a very popular destination for travelers from all over the world. The tourist season runs from March to September and during this period, through one of the many tours available, it is possible to indulge in activities such as kayaking, fishing, rafting or exploring the surrounding area by bicycle. The friendliness of the inhabitants and the many restaurants, where excellent quality local dishes are served, make this fjord a magical place, an unmissable destination where you can experience one of the most authentic and evocative encounters with nature.

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