Olden

Norway

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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.

Olden TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Dramatic Landscapes and Boya Glacier

Pass through some of the most spectacularly dramatic landscape in Norway on the way to Bøya Glacier and the unusual Norw...

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Mighty Stryn Panoramas

Behold the seemingly endless natural beauty around the village of Stryn, a landscape that includes soaring mountains, an...

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Briksdahl Glacier by Troll Car

Ride an open-air vehicle playfully known as a troll car to Briksdal Glacier, a massive tongue of ancient ice that has re...

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Briksdahl Glacier Hike

Hike through the gorgeous mountain wilderness, following a trail to the face of Briksdal Glacier, an arm of the largest ...

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