Nature & Culture at Sognefjorden & Jotunheimen

Welcome to Lærdal, a beautiful village in the heart of the Sognefjord - with spectacular nature and particularly good activity opportunities for all age groups! Take the time to watch our great film that shows a bit of what Lærdal has to offer as a destination. Further information about Lærdal and the surrounding area can be found below the video



In Lærdal you will find magnificent nature experiences whether you travel by car, bus, bicycle or by foot. In addition to the beautiful nature experiences, we have great terrain for many kinds of sports as well as hunting and fishing. Lærdal also offers a large selection of marked hiking trails. Below you will find your own menus for different experiences with us.


What can Lærdal offer as a destination?


  • Relaxed surroundings that give off the holiday feeling you need.
  • Spectacular mountain tours with magical views of the fjord & mountains.
  • Great cycling terrain along the Sognefjord, up the valley or over the Aurlandsfjellet.
  • World-renowned culture at Gamle Lærdalsøyri, Borgund Stavkyrkje & Kongevegen/ Vindhellavegen
  • Norwegian Villaks Center & Art Museum 
  • The famous salmon river "Lærdalselva"
  • A unique, dry climate with around 500- 600 mm of annual rainfall - Considered one of the three driest places in Norway


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Historical attractions

Lærdal is rich in culture & historical attractions! Here you will find historic roads, Borgund Stave Church, Norwegian Wild Salmon Center, Sogn Art Museum, Old town of "Lærdalsøyri", Lærdals river "Lærdalselva" and much more! 


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Nature attractions - Sognefjorden & Jotunheimen

The world's longest ice-free fjord, the Sognefjord, is over 200 km long and 1,300 meters at its deepest point. Along with the national parks Jotunheimen and Jostedalsbreen, here you have one of the world's most beautiful landscapes, which offers a unique variety of experiences in nature, activities and cultural attractions. 


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Sights nearby

If you take your holiday to Lærdal, you have very good opportunities to explore other cultural and natural attractions in the immediate area. 

Flåmsbana, Norwegian Ice Museum, The Heiberg Collection & Hansestadt Bergen are all destinations you can reach on a day trip by car or by bus. 


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Winter experiences

Although Lærdal is a mecca for activities and excursions in summer, winter is also an experience you won't soon forget. With us, you will find great contrasts in climate in short distances - from meter-high snow banks over the Hemsedal and Filefjell mountain roads to barely any snow down by the fjord. In addition, we have nearby oppotunities for ice skating, cross- country skiing, mountain climbing, alpine skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing and much more!


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5 reasons to stay at Lærdal Holiday and Leisure Park

  • Outdoors adventures at the magnificent Sognefjord.

  • Plenty of culture & activities f.ex. at our new Lærdal Showtheater.

  • Short driving distance to attractions, highlights and activities in the entire region.

  • Accommodations in all price categories-camping, motel, apartments and cabins.

  • Excellent facilities including restaurant, sport equipment`s rental station and the Motorikpark™.

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