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“Amazing scenery” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)

Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)
Stryn 6792, Norway
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Stryn
Type: Outdoors
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“Amazing scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Just beautiful unspoilt scenery, great to see. So peaceful and makes you seem so small in comparison!

Visited August 2013
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“Walk if you can”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Book the cruise tour if you're that way inclined but there's really no need as there are local buses and shuttles which will take you to Briksdal for a fraction of the price. A return taxi will cost 350 Nok per person.
When you get to Briksdal, bypass the troll cars and walk to the glacier if you can, it's worth the effort for the fresh air and spectacular views. We arrived early and got to the top before the troll car passengers and enjoyed a quiet, peaceful wander about before the 'tourists' arrived.
The glacier is disappearing fast so see it while you can, you won't be disappointed.

Visited September 2013
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“easy approach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Nice glacier with an easy walk to see it you. You can even get a ride on a small shuttle if you'd like. We saw it at the end of the season and the glacier had waned fairly small in size.

Visited September 2013
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“P&O cruise, port at Olden”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We got off at the port and there is a shuttle to the glacier for 150 NOK. This takes you to the glacier and you have two hour there which is plenty! If you do not book the troll car in advance, you will not get one when you get there and will have to walk up! This tour is NOT suitable for children at all! There us a hop on hop off buss at the port too which is suitable for children and takes you to the glacier for photographs.

Visited July 2013
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“Beautiful walk up to the glacier”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

After a beautiful bus trip through a valley with 2 beautiful green lakes (due to minerals from the glacier) and great views of the glacier all around you, you arrive at the park. Walk if you're able instead of taking the troll cars. But being able to stop when you want for pictures, especially at the falls is worth the extra effort. While the glacier is receding you still see it all around you on the walk up. Take the time to read some of the packards the park has put up as they have some interesting facts listed on them. Don't miss this if possible.

Visited August 2013
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