Olden is a village in Sogn og Fjordane, in West Norway. It neighbors the village of Loen. The area is surrounded by high mountains, and the Jostedalsbreen Glacier is only a short distance away.
Both Olden and Loen are on Route 60, which runs along E39 – a highway that runs along the western part of Norway. And you can find bus routes to Olden from any of the following locations: Bergen, Forde, Alesund, or Trondheim.
There are several glaciers that you can see around the area, and the one at Briksdal is the most famous in all of Norway. You can also see a series of waterfalls in various spots, which can also add to the scenery.
The nearest airport from Olden is Sandane (SDN), which can be easily accessed from E39. And you should be able to get to Olden or any other part of West Norway via taxi or rental car. The airport flies Dash 8-100’s to and from Oslo, and they’re operated by the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
Off the Beaten Path
If you love high mountains and countryside, you will be able to find both in Olden. And while it might be off the beaten path, you can access it from Oslo or any other part of West Norway. Not only can you see some of the most spectacular glaciers in the country, but you can also see some of the most impressive mountain ranges in Europe. That may be enough for you to book a trip.
Editor’s Note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about Olden Transportation.