Olden

Norway

Cruises to Olden

The beautiful views from the ship as you cruise into Olden and a natural wonderland are not to be missed. Located on the southern shore of Nordfjord, Olden is an ideal base to explore the surrounding landscape. From the picturesque village, you can journey into Jostedalesbreen National Park to hike amongst rushing waterfalls as mountains rise around Briksdal Glacier. Dramatic vistas outside of Olden are an outdoor enthusiast's paradise with a wide range of attractions and tours to suit all activity levels.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CEST (Central European Summer Time) UTC +2
  • Language
    Norwegian, spoken with many different local and regional dialects. English is a common second language.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Norwegian Kroner (NOK)
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organised Shore Excursions.
    • Famous For
      Briksdalbreen, also called the Briksdal Glacier, is one of the most majestic, accessible and best known arms of Jostedalsbreen Glacier.
    • Fun Fact #1
      William H. Singer (1868-1943), an American landscape artist from Pittsburgh, made Olden his home for many years and painted the surrounding area.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      You'll find plenty of fresh seafood on the menu including smoked salmon, fish soup, pickled herring and gravlax, a popular Nordic dish consisting of thinly sliced raw salmon cured in salt, sugar and dill.
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