Vigdalen

Valley, Sogn og Fjordane Luster

Norway

Vigdalen

After sunset The evening view from Skjolden Brygge.
After sunset Credit: Bosc d'Anjou

Vigdalen is a valley located in the municipality of Luster, in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. The valley is situated in the western part of the country, surrounded by mountains and fjords, and covers an area of approximately 50 square kilometers.

The landscape of Vigdalen is characterized by steep mountains, deep valleys, and rushing rivers. The valley is home to a number of small villages, including Nesjane, Dale, and Jostedal. The villages are known for their traditional Norwegian architecture and scenic beauty, with many visitors coming to the area to enjoy hiking, fishing, and skiing.

The Jostedalsbreen National Park is located in the eastern part of Vigdalen and covers an area of over 1,300 square kilometers. The park is home to the largest glacier in mainland Europe, the Jostedalsbreen Glacier, which attracts thousands of visitors each year.

The climate in Vigdalen is typically cold and wet, with temperatures ranging from -5°C to 15°C throughout the year. The valley is known for its long, dark winters and short, mild summers, making it an ideal destination for winter sports enthusiasts.

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Vigdalen Images

Images are sourced within 20km of lat/long (61.51749/7.30295).

After sunset The evening view from Skjolden Brygge.
After sunset
The evening view from Skjolden Brygge.
Never changing throught out the century's
Never changing throught out the century's
A lake with a view.
A lake with a view.
Oldeskaret
Oldeskaret
Luster
Luster
Skjolden
Skjolden
BRIKSDAL (A) Il y a de magnifiques cascades sur le chemin.
BRIKSDAL (A)
Il y a de magnifiques cascades sur le chemin.
BRIKSDAL (B) Magnifique promenade autour de ce glacier, à ne pas manquer !
BRIKSDAL (B)
Magnifique promenade autour de ce glacier, à ne pas manquer !
VIRGINIE Notre guide nous fait profiter au mieux de ce beau circuit en Norvège.
VIRGINIE
Notre guide nous fait profiter au mieux de ce beau circuit en Norvège.
AUTOPORTRAIT J'ai pris la pause devant le glacier, dont la taille a fortement diminué avec le temps !
AUTOPORTRAIT
J'ai pris la pause devant le glacier, dont la taille a fortement diminué avec le temps !
BRIKSDAL (10) Vous pouvez également faire la randonnée des 3 glaciers et voir les glaciers Melkevoll et Brenndal, en plus du glacier Briksdal.
BRIKSDAL (10)
Vous pouvez également faire la randonnée des 3 glaciers et voir les glaciers Melkevoll et Brenndal, en plus du glacier Briksdal.
BRIKSDAL (9)  Il y a aussi d'autres sentiers pour ceux qui veulent un défi.
BRIKSDAL (9)
Il y a aussi d'autres sentiers pour ceux qui veulent un défi.
BRIKSDAL (8) Le recul des glaciers est de plus en plus rapide.
BRIKSDAL (8)
Le recul des glaciers est de plus en plus rapide.
BRIKSDAL (7) La promenade la plus populaire est le sentier de 3 km du Mountain Lodge au glacier Briksdal.
BRIKSDAL (7)
La promenade la plus populaire est le sentier de 3 km du Mountain Lodge au glacier Briksdal.
BRIKSDAL (6) Il existe de nombreuses possibilités de randonnées à Briksdal et dans les environs.
BRIKSDAL (6)
Il existe de nombreuses possibilités de randonnées à Briksdal et dans les environs.
BRIKSDAL (5) Essayez de faire cette randonnée tôt le matin ou plus tard dans la soirée, pour éviter les grands groupes de personnes qui voient ce glacier.
BRIKSDAL (5)
Essayez de faire cette randonnée tôt le matin ou plus tard dans la soirée, pour éviter les grands groupes de personnes qui voient ce glacier.
BRIKSDAL (4)  La randonnée vers le glacier se déroule sur un large chemin de gravier.
BRIKSDAL (4)
La randonnée vers le glacier se déroule sur un large chemin de gravier.
BRIKSDAL (3) Le glacier s'étend dans le massif du Breheimen, sur la municipalité de Stryn.
BRIKSDAL (3)
Le glacier s'étend dans le massif du Breheimen, sur la municipalité de Stryn.
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Vigdalen is a valley in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. It has an elevation of 940 meters above sea level. It is also known as Vigdalen, Viggdalen. Information correct as at Tuesday 14th October 2014.

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Nearby Amenities

Located within 500m of 61.51749,7.30295
Addr City: Gaupne
Addr Housenumber: 394
Addr Postcode: 6868
Addr Street: Vigdalen
Lat/Long: 61.513652/7.307566
Addr City: Gaupne
Addr Housenumber: 381
Addr Postcode: 6868
Addr Street: Vigdalen
Lat/Long: 61.513815/7.305165
Addr City: Gaupne
Addr Housenumber: 385
Addr Postcode: 6868
Addr Street: Vigdalen
Lat/Long: 61.513854/7.306122
Power: pole
Lat/Long: 61.5133652/7.3050486
Generator Method: water-storage
Generator Output Electricity: 290 MW
Generator Source: hydro
Generator Type: pelton_turbine
Power: generator
Lat/Long: 61.5208302/7.308585
Vigdal
Place: hamlet
Ssr Stedsnr: 979007
Lat/Long: 61.5130008/7.3035314
Øvre Vigdal
Alt Name: Vigdal, øvre;Vigdal
Place: farm
Ssr Stedsnr: 435651
Lat/Long: 61.5138417/7.3054025
Power: pole
Lat/Long: 61.5134017/7.303399
Power: pole
Lat/Long: 61.5134289/7.3022198
Power: pole
Lat/Long: 61.5134588/7.3009076
Power: pole
Lat/Long: 61.5135026/7.2989687
Endeløysa
Natural: ridge
Place: locality
Ssr Stedsnr: 148904
Lat/Long: 61.5160167/7.3090111
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