Ørnesvingen Observation Deck

Geirangerfjord.  Ørnesvingen observation deck

Beyond the Eidsdal pass, you can immediately see the stunning panorama of the Geiranger fjord. This 15 kilometer long branch of the Storfjord is exceptionally beautiful and was included in the UNESCO heritage list in 2005 (read more )

Ørnesvingen Waterfall

Ørnesvingen waterfall

Next to the observation platform Ørnesvingen there is a small picturesque waterfall (read more )

Eagleroad (Ørnevegen)

Eagleroad (Ørnevegen)

Now we have to drive from a height of 620 meters along a mountain serpentine with 11 breathtaking turns to the water, where the Geiranger town is located at the source of the fjord (read more )

Geiranger. Norwegian Trolls and Chinese Vikings


In summer time the village is flooded with tourists, which bring cruise liners, sea and Express Hurtigruten ferries from Hellesylt. Well, someone, as we descend from the mountains via the the Eagleroad (read more )

Fishing in Geiranger

Geiranger, fishing

In addition to the beauty of nature, Geirangerfjord is also famous for excellent fishing. While waiting for the ferry, I approached a family of fishermen (read more )

Geiranger-Hellesylt Ferry

Geiranger-Hellesylt ferry

After walking around the Geiranger we continue the trip on the ferry which will take us to Hellesylt. This is not a transport line, and tourist, so the navigation lasts only from April 1 to October 31 and ticket prices are much higher than on regular ferry crossings (read more )