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Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen) Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is really cool to see the glacier at this close distance, the view alone the hiking trail is beautiful as well. Worth the visit!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank keeejooo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent cruise to Norway, we visited the Briksdalsbre glacier, it was such a beautiful site to see, we arrived by coach, such wonderful scenery, we then took the troll cars up and walked up to the glacier

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank LYMUk
Reviewed October 14, 2019

When you hear about this glacier, you expect something really special. However it is disappointing as over the years the glacier has melted so there isnt so much to see,

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank HELEN2349
Reviewed October 12, 2019

Arriving at this special glacier, one can only notice the lack of tourists, at the end of the season. But, with this time late in the season the views are very special, well worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Neil03091947
Reviewed October 11, 2019

Got a bus part way up to were coffee shop and little shop and toilets are then walked up to top around a hour bit steep and uneven in places lots of steps but when u get to top it’s is so beautiful great place...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Marie S
Reviewed October 10, 2019

We called here and had the opportunity to visit the Briksdalen glacier on a cruise ship tour. Because I'm frequently on crutches because my balance is iffy, we did the troll cars option up to the top rather than the 45+ minute hike! Although some...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MMY158
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

The glacier is beautiful and on the day we went there the sun was shining. From where the bus leave you you can get troll car which cost €12 or €24 return. We walked and there are lovely waterfalls on route. Note some of the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

At our sixth day (22 Sept 2019) of our Scadinavian Tour we were off to Briksdalsbreen. It is one of the most accessible and best known arms of the Jostedalsbreen glacier. We took a special car up the mountain road. It was chilly and best...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank dr_ganlt
Reviewed September 20, 2019

It is worth going on a trip there! By bus from Olden 30 min (very kind bus driver) the expedition itself offers entry almost to the top by the car or just as we enter on foot which we highly recommend because you can observe...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019

You can either take a 45 minute walk to the glacier or get taken up in a troll car, which is a bit like a golf buggy. We saw so much more by walking, even though the weather was wet and cold. You have to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Michael M
July 8, 2019|
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Response from globedecker | Reviewed this property |
If you are physically able to walk down, I'd suggest doing the walk up as well and not deal with the hassle and expense of a troll car. It is not a difficult hike and is paved all but the last few hundred meters (which... More
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Claire D
June 26, 2019|
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Response from Simi1959 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s was very cold but we went at the end of April so I’m not sure what the weather will be like when you go. I suggest you wait for the day and dress accordingly but take a backpack with the opposite clothing just in... More
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Bluejuliette4
May 15, 2019|
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Response from Simi1959 | Reviewed this property |
Hi because of the transport issues we decided to book with the cruise, they don’t rush the tour, and at least your insured ie lateness back to the boat etc. I think transport is going to be your main issue, I do know that... More
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