Explore the saga, enjoy the fjords and nature, and feel the magic

Photo: Øystein Torheim

Why Nordfjordeid?

Explore the Saga, the nature and feel the magic in Nordfjord, the perfect destination for summer and winter activities. Port of Nordfjordeid is in the heart of this area from ocean to glacier and Nordfjordeid is the complete cruise destination only a 30 nautical mile sailing distance from the coast. Nordfjordeid is an excellent starting point for round trips to some of Norway’s most popular tourist attractions, including the Briksdal Glacier and the famous overland excursions to Geiranger. You can also choose an overland trip to Hellesylt and a fjord cruise to Geiranger on the famous UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord. Nordfjordeid is a small town with a glowing heart eager to present the full-size replica of the Myklebust ship, Norway’s largest known Viking ship, which is more than 30 m long.

What to see & do in Nordfjordeid

Enjoy beautiful Nordfjordeid  
Within easy walking distance of the port, you can explore the small wooden houses in the old town Eidsgata, which leads to the old church from 1849. Nearby the church, you can experience one of the world’s largest Viking ships at the Sagastad knowledge centre.

The famous Norwegian Fjord Horse is a Norwegian breed with deep roots in the Nordfjord region and in Western Norway. You can explore and meet the Fjord Horse at the national Norwegian Fjord Horse Center in Nordfjordeid.

Europe’s deepest lake, Hornindalsvatnet (514 m deep, is just a 10-minute bus trip from the centre.

Who is this destination suitable for?

Nordfjordeid is a natural hub for Nordfjord, and you can reach all the most popular destinations from here. The village is a popular destination to visit and a great experience. The variety of activities and attractions gives cruise guests several options for shore excursions all year round.

The destination is suitable for people of all ages, while several attractions and the town centre are just a short walk from the port.

The town is surrounded by greenery and parks, a beach, salmon river and golf course. You can go hiking, biking, salmon spotting or golfing.

The old street with small wooden houses invites to interesting shopping, an art exhibition, coffee shops, restaurants, cafes, a bakery and bars. There is a shopping centre by the seaside next to the Sagastad knowledge centre. The beautiful church from 1849 is open, and you can even visit the Nordfjord Opera House.