On Foot in the Heart of Rural Norway – Havila excursion

View of Norangsfjorden and Slogen mountain - Photo by Bob Engelsen

The small village of Urke is beautifully situated in the intersection between the Hjørundfjord and the Norangsfjord. Urke has only 50 permanent residents, but attracts thousands of visitors due to its unique location in the heart of the Sunnmøre Alps.

This guided walk lets you explore the town of Urke and enjoy the stunning scenery of Norangsfjorden and the surrounding mountains.

This is an optional land excursion which you can add to your coastal cruise booked through Fjord Travel Norway. The land excursion will appear during the cruise booking process, with prices and details.

The guided cultural walk takes you through the small village. Enjoy the stunning scenery with several mountain peaks stretching over a thousand metres towards the sky. Mount Slogen is the highest peak of them all with a height of 1564 metres.

The local general store is the heart of Urke. Here you can buy everything from food to petrol to souvenirs. The nearby campsite is full of buzzing life in the summer, when this place is filled with peak-hunting hikers.

The guided hike is 2.5 kilometers long, and includes coffee and a local pancake called “svele”. Wear clothing according to the weather.


Available: Autumn September 1-October 31
1 hr 30 mins
Transportation: By foot
Meal: Coffee/tea and the local pancake “svele”
Clothes/ footwear: Warm clothing and comfortable shoes
Please note: 2.5 kilometers easy walk.
Direction: Northbound
Excursion: HJFN3


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