The Fjord Coast and Sunnfjord extend from the glacier in the east to the fjord and island communities in the west. It's never far between great experiences. You can find untouched nature, lots of space, thousands of islands, narrow fjords, glaciers, waterfalls and magnificent mountains rising straight up from the sea.

The region has a rich and interesting history, dating all the way back to the Stone Age. You can visit one of the biggest rock carving sites in Norway – Ausevika, or the biggest quarries in use in the Viking Age and Middle Ages at Hyllestad. On the saga island Kinn, you can visit the legendary Kinnkyrkja church dating from the 12th century. Astruptunet in Jølster and Sogn og Fjordane Art Museum in Førde offer a range of artistic impressions, as do other galleries and museums across the region.

Bring a kayak, bike, hiking boots and a fishing rod! The Fjord Coast and Sunnfjord are perfect if you’re looking for adventure!

We have passion for the ocean

The ocean has a magical way of capturing our attention and Fjord Norway’s coast is no exception. Experience our sandy beaches, go surfing, try kayaking among a myriad of islands and reefs or just be present in the moment. Meet welcoming locals, taste fantastic seafood and share our passion for the ocean!

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Find inspiration and great ideas for your dream holiday. We guarantee spectacular scenery and great experiences! Welcome to all kinds of adventures on the Fjord Coast and in Sunnfjord!

Activities on the Fjord Coast and in Sunnfjord

The landscape and nature have been formed over thousands of years and there is a great deal of variety within a short distance. This means that we can offer a wide range of activities, both above and below sea level.

Events in The Fjord Coast and Sunnfjord

Read more about these highlighted places and attractions in The Fjord Coast and Sunnfjord.

Førde Traditional and World Music Festival

The world comes to Førde! Førde Traditional and World Music Festival is the largest festival in Scandinavia for traditional art / world music and dance from all over the world. The festival was established in 1990, and takes place in beginning of July each year (week 27). The main profile is traditional and contemporary folk music on an accoustic basis. 6000 artists from more than 120 different countries have been presented at the festival the last 25 years. The festival programme is of great variety, with concerts, workshops, exhibitions, children's events, dance evenings etc. Plus different kinds of projects during the festival week and throughout the year. The main festival arena is the culture centre, "Førdehuset" with four concert halls from 170 to 2500 seats. Festival events also take place in hotels, museums arts centres and outdoor stages in and nearby Førde, altogether about 20 venues. Unique music in unique surroundings Førde is a small town on the western coast of Norway, 150 km north of Bergen, surrounded by fjords, mountains, glaciers and waterfalls. In 2010, 2011 and 2012 the festival has been on Songlines' (the most important international world music magazine) exclusive list of the 25 best international festivals in the world! Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit is the patron of the festival. The festival is one of the most important festivals in Norway, and has a strong financial support from the Norwegian government. The festival plays an important part in the preserving and development of traditional music and dance in Norway.

Accommodation on the Fjord Coast and in Sunnfjord

The Fjord Coast and Sunnfjord offer a range of accommodation options. You can stay in comfort in modern hotels, comfortable holiday homes and cabins, at historical farms or in a fisherman’s style rorbu beside the sea. Or how about spending the night in a lighthouse? What they all have in common is spectacular scenery on their very doorstep.

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