Indre Ofredal-Fjord Holiday (1-2 Days)

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Charismatic and picturesque, a night or two at Indre ofredal is a lovely getaway to get close to nature and the Norwegian fjords. Enjoy a real holiday as you take in the peace and quiet of the surroundings. Located deep in the Sognefjord, Indre Ofrdeal, was once a vacated old settlement that thanks to volunteers has been granted a new life and restored into a unique place to stay. Stay in cozy rooms that carry evidence of a life few of us have known, and enjoy delicious and homemade cuisine.

Whether Indre Ofredal is your main destination or a stop on your road-trip, it is not to be missed! Explore the area-there are many amazing hikes such as Bøttejuvet- and relax overlooking the fjord.

This experience can also be combined with an overnight stay at Vetti Gård.

Accommodation, food and drinks:

  • All accommodations included
  • Food and drinks included and are served at accommodations
  • “Hiking-Board” meal plan with 3 meals a day included in the price! For more information read more here.

Agenda:

  • Day 1: Arrive at Indre Ofredal
  • Day 2: Hike in the area
  • Day 3 (optional): Hike in the area and departure

Accommodations:

  • 1-2x Indre Ofredal

Indre Ofredal

 
 
 

From the early 19th century and until the second world war, this fjord community, called Indre Ofredal, was a busy hub for the local industries; the many rivers and waterfalls were excellent ground for windmills and saw mills, a testimony of Norway as a hydro power nation; the majestic birch forests provided quality wood to be sold to many parts of the country; white granite, to be used for inventory, could also be found in these areas. A fun fact is that at the Grand Hotel in Oslo you can find white granite from this very area.

Today the remains and evidence of this past life is everywhere, creating a very unique atmosphere. You can walk around the area and look at the old mills, buildings, that look more or less like they did back in the day. We offer guided tours and storytelling to give you a wholesome experience.

Driving to Indre Ofredal

The drive Indre Ofredal is a chapter in itself. By car drive via Øvre Årdal and through Seimsdalen Valley and finally through the Ofredals tunnel, the world’s steepest tunnel (15,5 %). The last leg takes you on a narrow road through the birch forest as you descend back down towards the fjord.

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