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The best cruise port I have ever visited

A very small building and very close to town. The town of Skjolden itself is one of the most... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Great advice

The tourist office in Skjolden Hotel is very helpful and informative. We wanted to visit the Stave... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Caroline F
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
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Skjolden Tourist Information is located in the Fjordstova centre in Skjolden, at the head of the Sognefjord.
Fjordstova, Skjolden 6876, Norway
+47 976 00 443
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

A very small building and very close to town. The town of Skjolden itself is one of the most picturesque places on earth and one of my favorite places I have ever been. I am dying to get back here and recommend it every chance...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The tourist office in Skjolden Hotel is very helpful and informative. We wanted to visit the Stave church Urnes/Ornres, too far to walk so we were given information about how to go by tour or taxi. We waited in the very comfortable hotel for our...More

Thank Caroline F
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We were on the Seabourn Quest with 1 day at Skjolden. We had the pleasure of being the first to ride in the brand new Mercedes van that seats 15. Our tour guide, Turid, lives in Skjolden and had much interesting information that only a...More

2  Thank Canuk88
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Skjolden Very picturesque little settlement at the inner end of the longest and deepest of the Norwegian fiords. There are 7 lots of three storey holiday let’s that are on stilts over the water then, strangely, a large crane that would do justice to a...More

2  Thank Bob M
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Helpful staff, the information centre also has a craft shop, cafe, swimming pool and rock climbing wall. The village is simple stunning and was our favourite place during our trip to Norway.

2  Thank Lt648
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Had a great pleasure of visiting this lovely small village of Skjolden whilst on a cruise of the Norwegian Fjords. Siting at the top of one of the longest Fjords in Norway this town has a population of only approx 250 people, so when a...More

4  Thank Howlo
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Cruise ship berthed at this beautiful place at the far end of the Fjord. We spent nearly three hours strolling round the town. The views of the fjord were stunning and the town itself full of interest. There is also a lovely lake to take...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

After cruising through one of the longest Fjords in Norway, our ship docked here. We arrived on May 17, Norway's constitution day. We were greeted by the local townspeople in their national costumes and were given Norwegian flags. Everyone was very friendly. It is a...More

1  Thank Norine C
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Skjolden is a beautiful place at the top of the fjord. The approach on a cruise ship is magical, the scenery amazing, it was the best part of my cruise to Norway. From the cruise ship it is a 10 minute gentle stroll alongside the...More

3  Thank vacationgirl58
Reviewed July 12, 2016

We organised a tour (SK2-320A) with Princess Cruises up the Mountain and the tour did not occur as published in their information. All we did was travel up the mountain for morning tea and then back, stopping at 2 places: the guide said 'that is...More

2  Thank ronc2201
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