Aurland is a small village situated in a clean natural, environment and boasts dramatic landscape and rich culture.
Aurlandsvangen lies in the middle of the Aurlandsfjord. For over 200 years people have lived here by hunting and fishing, and that was the reason why tourists became so interested in Aurlandsvangen.
English tourists started to come to Aurlandsvangen in the middle of the 1900`s to hunt and fish. Later on the Norwegians and people from other countries has really discovered this place and come to enjoy the fresh air and the clean and natural environment.
For discovering many of the pearls in the western Norway such as Flåm, Undredal, Gudvangen og Nærøyfjorden, Aurland is a good point of departure.
The Nærøyfjord is actually a prolongue of the Aurlandsfjord wich again is a prolongue of the Sognefjord.
The hiking trip ending in Aurlandsdalen is widen known and recomended. Each year over 30.000 has the pleasure of doing this trip. The view along the route will grant you sights of mountaintops, glaciers and rich cultural monuments.
Read more about the exiting hiking trip here
If you ever og to Aurland you are also nearby the spectacular viewpoint of Stegastein. It`s a must to visit the viewpoint to get the most astonishing view over the fjord.