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.
Førde airport, (IATA: FDE) is situated 60 km to the west.
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.
Skei is situated at the E39 highway. You can reach Skei along this from Bergen or Ålesund. Or Route 5 from Sogndal.
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.
- Astruptunet, (15 km from Skei, on the southside of the lake.), ☎ +47 57726782 or +47 57726767, . 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 ([email protected]), . 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.
- 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 ([email protected], fax: +47 57727071), . 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 ([email protected]). Organizes glacierwalk. Also special walks upon request.
- Jølster rafting, Vassenden, ☎ +47 57727070 ([email protected], fax: +47 57727071), . Rafting in the Jølstra river. 750-800 kr.
- Sunnfjord Golfklubb, Vassenden, ☎ +47 57728740 ([email protected], fax: +47 57728741). Season: may-october. Nine hole golfcourse (par: 70). Greenfee: 200 kr.
- Jølster skisenter, Vassenden, ☎ +47 57727550. Skiing slopes.
- Audhild Viken Vevstove, ☎ +47 57728125 ([email protected]), . Has a wide selection of souvernirs, including traditional woven carpets. They also has a own department with christmas decoration, witch is opened year round.
- Best Western Skei Hotel, Skei, ☎ +47 57727800 ([email protected], fax: +47 57727801), .
- Jølster Hotell, Vassenden (24 km west of Skei), ☎ +47 57727300.
- Lunde Turiststasjon, Lunde, ☎ +47 57728221, . From 400 kr.
Fjærland to visit the glaciermuseum.