"Going to Luster and heading for Nigardsbreen" Skjolden by xantylaol

Skjolden Travel Guide: 1 reviews and 8 photos

Travelling along the Fjord of Luster

The town of Luster has given name to the fjord - or the other way around, who knows - and is in many ways a central spot for taking routes up into the mountains to see some of the spectacular nature that is to be found in this area. Check this link for more info:

Travelling along the Fjord of Luster - pic 2

Nigardsbreen - an Arm of Jostedalsbreen

Nigardsbreen is an arm of Jostedalsbreen - which is the biggest single glacier in Norway, and europe actually. If you approach this glacier or any other - for gods sake remember that they are constantly moving and can cave in on you or the nearby water - and the tons of tons of ice can crush you or create mini tsunamis. Give them the same respect as if you were to approach a roaring lion in the wild!

Check out these sites for the details:





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  • Pros:Beutiful nature
  • Cons:Be careful with natures spoils - they can cave in on you
  • Last visit to Skjolden: Jul 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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