Skjolden, Norway Overview
Skjolden is a village in the municipality of Luster in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located at the end of the Lustrafjorden, a branch of the Sognefjorden. Skjolden is located at the innermost point of the Sognefjorden, Norway’s longest fjord, and is the length of the Sognefjorden is measured from Skjolden to the island of Ytre Sula where the fjord meets to ocean. The valleys of Mørkridsdal and Fortunsdal meet at Skjolden, just west of the Hurrungane mountains.Skjolden is home to about 200 people.
The village is located along the Sognefjellsvegen road, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of the lake Prestesteinsvatnet and the mountain Fannaråki. Skjolden is about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of the municipal center of Gaupne and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of Hafslo. North of the village is Breheimen National Park, home of the glaciers Harbardsbreen and Spørteggbreen and the mountain Tverrådalskyrkja.
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In 1856, free trade came to the Faroe Islands. It opened the islands up to the world and transformed the economy and Tórshavn forged ahead. The farming land was rented out to townspeople who could later buy it if they wished to.
Tórshavn Cathedral (in Faroese: Havnar Kirkja, or Dómkirkjan) is the second oldest received church of the Faroe Islands, on Tinganes in the old town of Tórshavn. Painted white, and roofed with slate, it was established in 1788. The cathedral church lies in the north of the peninsula Tinganes and is one of the main attractions of the town.
Føroya Fornminnissavn (English: National Museum of the Faroe Islands) is the national museum of the Faroe Islands, located in Tórshavn. The National Museum of the Faroe Islands has exhibitions in the museum building on Brekkutún 6 in Tórshavn. There are items which tell the history of the Faroe Islands, the culture etc.
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Porpoises in Lustrafjord Skjolden Norway *HD*
Harbour Porpoises swimming in the Lustrafjord at Skjolden in Norway (high definition). Porpoises are small whales and in the film there seems to be a big and a small porpoise, maybe a mother and a calf. The film is shot in June 2011 at end of the 2nd longest fjord in the world, the Sognefjord.
Skjolden Road, Norway
The winding road up Skjolden, some of Norway's most beautiful scenery from our tour bus. Waterfalls everywhere, snow at the top, 80 degrees at the bottom. Northern European Viking cruise 2013.
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Een stukje Noorwegen op zijn mooist : Rust, ruimte en schoonheid... Skjolden te midden van de prachtige Noorse natuur tijdens cruise ms Rotterdam juni 2012.
Skjolden - Sognefjord - Norway cruise call
Amateur video from a cruise call in Skjolden at the head of the longest fjord SOGNEFJORD and the emerald green Lusterfjord, and at the foot of the Norway's highest mountains JOTUNHEIMEN NATIONAL PARK and close to the largest glacier JOSTEDALSBREEN NATIONAL PARK with the spectacular NIGARDSBREEN GLACIER.