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Welcome to Ålfotbreen Protected Landscape

The Ålfotbreen Protected Landscape is one of the areas in Norway with the most precipitation and is home to the westernmost glaciers in the country. Due to their location, these glaciers are greatly influenced by the ocean.

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Ålfotbreen landskapsvernområde
Njøsavegen 2
6863 Leikanger
E: alfotbreen@fylkesmannen.no

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People hiking in the mountains.

About the area

Get to know more about Ålfotbreen’s distinctive features and all the things you can do when travelling here.

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Activities, travel and accommodation

Find out more about the various approaches to Ålfotbreen, how to get here and what you can do here.

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Children making food on a bonfire.
Landscape from Ålfotbreen.

Geology

The geological features at Ålfotbreen are extremely interesting, including rock from the Devonian Period and unique landscape formations.

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Climate

Ålfotbreen is an area of Norway that experiences large amounts of precipitation; read more about our climate and the glaciers here.

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Gjegnalundsbreen, glacier.
Deer in the forrest.

Red Deer

The protected landscape is part of the red deer’s core habitat in Norway, and the area possesses a rich hunting culture.

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Title Address Description
Ålfotbreen landskapsvernområde
6829 Hyen, Norge
Blåbrebu
6900 Florø, Norge
Gjegnabu
6829 Hyen, Norge
Hope
Hope 24, 6829 Hyen, Norge
Grøndalen
Fv544 3, 6900 Florø, Norge
Førdedalen
Unnamed Road, 6737 Ålfoten, Norge
Åskora
Lundavegen 20, 6737 Ålfoten, Norge
Mettenes
VV49+89 Torheim, Norge
Sandane
Ulvesbakken 10, 6823 Sandane, Norge
Sandane rutebilstasjon
Fv700 2, 6823 Sandane, Norge
Florø båtstopp
Rv5 18, 6900 Florø, Norge
Florø rutebilstasjon
Hamnegata 1, 6900 Florø, Norge
Leirgulen
Fv573 8, 6734 Rugsund, Norge
Måløy
W4QC+Q3 Måløy, Norge
Nordfjordeid rutebilstasjon
WX4R+HG Nordfjordeid, Norge
Svelgen busstopp
Q79R+JH Svelgen, Norge
Storebru busstopp
Storebru, Norge
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Where is Ålfotbreen Protected Landscape located?

It is situated in the county of Sogn and Fjordane and covers Kinn, Gloppen and Bremanger municipalities.

Hiking

Starting point

Hope, Grøndalen, Førdedalen, Åskora. See trips and cabins for more information

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Protected areas in the vicinity

Naustdal-Gjengedal Protected Landscape is located just east of Ålfotbreen. Further east lies Jostedalsbreen National Park. Vingen Protected Landscape is located west of Ålfotbreen.