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Revision as of 21:59, 1 January 2009

Skei is a village in Sogn og Fjordane. It is sitauated in beatifull suroundings at the Jølstervatn lake. With high mountain, and the Jostedalsbreen glacier nearby.

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Get in

By plane

Førde airport, (IATA: FDE) is situated 60 km to the west.

By bus

There are express buses three times a day to Oslo, three times a day to Bergen and two times a day to Ålesund. Local buses to Førde twelve times a day.

By car

Skei is situated at the E39 highway. You can reach Skei along this from Bergen or Ålesund. Or Route 5 from Sogndal.

Get around

The village is rather small so it is possible to walk. But to reach the surounding atractions a car is nescesary.

Taxi: Skei Taxi, 90575555.

See

  • Astruptunet, (15 km from Skei, on the southside of the lake.), +47 57726782 or +47 57726767, [1]. 10-18 (in summer). The former home of the faumous painter Nikolai Astrup. Witch get inspiration from the surounding landscape. Adult: 50 kr, senior and student: 40 kr, children: free.
  • Eikaasgalleriet (Eikaas Gallery), Ålhus (16 km from Skei, on the northside of the lake. Close to E39.), +47 57726767 (), [2]. Friday to sunday: 11-15. Collection of the work of the artist Ludvig Eikaas Free entrance.
  • Jølstramuseet, Vassenden, +47 57727118. Museum with a collection of old houses. And old tools used by the farmers.

Do

  • Fishing, +47 57728588. Trouth could be catched in the Jølstervatn lake. A fishing licence is nescesary, and could be bought at the touristinformation. 60 kr for a day, 190 kr for a week.
  • Jølster rafting, Stardalen (In Stardalen valley), +47 57727070 (, fax: +47 57727071), [3]. Glacier walks. Different route. One of the route is walk on Haugabreen glacier. Witch is one of the easiest acecabible glacier. 350-450 kr.
  • Glacierteam, Skei, +47 90111963 (). Organizes glacierwalk. Also special walks upon request.
  • Jølster rafting, Vassenden, +47 57727070 (, fax: +47 57727071), [4]. Rafting in the Jølstra river. 750-800 kr.
  • Sunnfjord Golfklubb, Vassenden, +47 57728740 (, fax: +47 57728741). Season: may-october. Nine hole golfcourse (par: 70). Greenfee: 200 kr.
  • Jølster skisenter, Vassenden, +47 57727550. Skiing slopes.

Buy

  • Audhild Viken Vevstove, +47 57728125 (), [5]. Has a wide selection of souvernirs, including traditional woven carpets. They also has a own department with christmas decoration, witch is opened year round.

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Best Western Skei Hotel, Skei, +47 57727800 (, fax: +47 57727801), [6].
  • Jølster Hotell, Vassenden (24 km west of Skei), +47 57727300.
  • Lunde Turiststasjon, Lunde, +47 57728221, [7]. From 400 kr.

Contact

Get out

Fjærland to visit the glaciermuseum.


Routes through Skei
TrondheimVolda  N noframe S  FørdeBergen






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