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'''Myrdal''' is a train station in [[Norway]].
 
'''Myrdal''' is a train station in [[Norway]].
  
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
The only way to get around in Myrdal is by foot. It won't take you many minutes in any direction.
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The only way to get around in Myrdal is by foot.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
  
Flåmsbana is the only thing to see in Myrdal, read more in the [[Myrdal#Get out|Get out]] section.
 
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
  
Riding Flåmsbana is the only thing to do in Myrdal, read more in the [[Myrdal#Get out|Get out]] section.
 
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
  
*'''Cafe Rallaren''' is the only place to eat, and it's only open from mid-April to the beginning of October.
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*'''Cafe Rallaren''', open from mid-April to the beginning of October.
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
  
There are two options how where to stay overnight: In a tent or under the open sky. Fortunately, according to the Norwegian [[right to access]], you may stay for up to two nights in uncultivated land if you keep away from houses and other buildings and out of the way of other people, provided that you [[Leave-no-trace camping|leave no trace]].
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For the best experience, camping under the open sky or in a tent is recommended. According to the Norwegian [[right to access]], you may stay for up to two nights in one spot in uncultivated land if you keep away from houses and other buildings and out of the way of other people, provided that you [[Leave-no-trace camping|leave no trace]]. If you move far away from people, you can stay for as long as you want.
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*'''Myrdal Fjellstove''', ''+47'' 57 63 37 08/''+47'' 952 09 216 (''fax:'' +47 ''57 63 37 00''). A simple B&B. Call to make sure it's open.
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*'''Vatnahalsen Høyfjellshotell''', ''+47'' 57 63 37 22 (''e-mail: [mailto:vatnahalsen@c2i.net vatnahalsen@c2i.net]''), [http://www.vatnahalsen.com/]. A decent and comfortable hotel with restaurant and outdoor swimming pool. About kr. 1200 per night for a double room in the high season.
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
Getting out is in fact the only thing to do in Myrdal. Get on the [[Flåm|Flåmsbana]] and enjoy one of the world's absolutely most beautiful and stunning train journeys. With a gradient of one in eighteen on 80 % of the 20 km-long ride, you will be taken through the magnificent fjord scenery of western Norway.
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Get on ''Flåmsbana'' and enjoy one of the world's absolutely most beautiful and stunning train journeys down the valley to [[Flåm]]. With a gradient of one in eighteen on 80 % of the 20 km-long ride, you will be taken through the magnificent fjord scenery of western Norway.
  
 
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Revision as of 16:56, 12 February 2008

View of Myrdal Fjellstove.

Myrdal is a train station in Norway.

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Get in

The only way to get to Myrdal is by train, either with Flåmsbana (the Flåm railway) from Flåm, or by the OsloBergen railway.

The Oslo-Bergen railway is operated by the Norwegian State Railways. If you buy your ticket online well in advance, fares may be as low as kr. 199 for a one-way ticket. For an additional fee of kr. 75 you may upgrade your ticket to NSB Komfort, the equivalent of first class, with better seats, free coffee and tea, power supply and a more quiet spot in the train.

There should be a special car accessible for people using a wheelchair on all trains between Oslo and Bergen. A reservation is recommended. The train staff will assist you to get the wheelchair on board.

Get around

The only way to get around in Myrdal is by foot.

See

Do

Eat

  • Cafe Rallaren, open from mid-April to the beginning of October.

Sleep

For the best experience, camping under the open sky or in a tent is recommended. According to the Norwegian right to access, you may stay for up to two nights in one spot in uncultivated land if you keep away from houses and other buildings and out of the way of other people, provided that you leave no trace. If you move far away from people, you can stay for as long as you want.

  • Myrdal Fjellstove, +47 57 63 37 08/+47 952 09 216 (fax: +47 57 63 37 00). A simple B&B. Call to make sure it's open.
  • Vatnahalsen Høyfjellshotell, +47 57 63 37 22 (e-mail: vatnahalsen@c2i.net), [1]. A decent and comfortable hotel with restaurant and outdoor swimming pool. About kr. 1200 per night for a double room in the high season.

Get out

Get on Flåmsbana and enjoy one of the world's absolutely most beautiful and stunning train journeys down the valley to Flåm. With a gradient of one in eighteen on 80 % of the 20 km-long ride, you will be taken through the magnificent fjord scenery of western Norway.



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