Loen Skylift

Loen Skylift located by the Nordfjord is a top attraction.

In May 2017 Loen Skylift opened up for the first adventure tours for tourist. It is the world`s steepest aerial ropeway, over 1,000 meters above the Nordfjord, and provide breathtaking panoramic views over the fjord landscape.

The new top attraction in Fjord Norway

The expectations to the skylift are huge, and maybe within few years, this new highlight can become one of the biggest attractions in Fjord Norway.

Loen Skylift offering tours all year, and do you want to explore the mountains and amazing views of the fjords, this high, stiff and safe way is an obvious choice. Within a few minutes, the Skylift will bring you thousand meter up to Mount Hoven.

Unique activities from the top

From Mount Hoven, you have access to several kilometres of built and signposted hiking trails, and in winter you can go snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and ski touring. Local tour operators offer tours from here. Are you in the mood for some food, you can enjoy fine dining with local ingredients at the Hoven Restaurant on the top, at the edge of the cliff, before you take the Loen Skylift back to Loen.

You will find Loen Skylift placed in Stryn, at the inner part of the Nordfjord. The Nordfjord is placed in the highest part of Norway and in the wildest, deepest and most enjoyable spectacular nature surrounded the fjord.


How to get there

By car

The Skylift is located beside road nr 60 in Loen Village and is 10 minutes from Stryn.

Distance by car:
3 hours from Ålesund
4,5 hours from Bergen
6 hours from Oslo 

By plane

There are direct flights from Oslo and Bergen operated by Widerøe and the nearest airports are Hovden and Sandane (both operated by Widerøe)

From Ålesund, there are direct flights from the biggest cities in Norway and from Copenhagen, London and more.

The nearest airports are Hovden and Sandane, both operated by Widerøe, with direct flights to Oslo and Bergen. Ålesund is 3 hours away by car and has direct flights from the biggest cities in Norway, and London, Copenhagen and more. Bergen International Airport is 6 hours away.

By bus

Here you can go by Norway Bussekspress from Bergen, Ålesund and Trondheim, and from Olso, you can go by Nettbuss.



Loen Skylift
6789 Loen
Fjord Norway

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  • Lattitude: 61.871058
  • Longitude: 6.848018