Stryn is not only famous for the beautiful fjord landscape, but also for its Summer Ski Centre.
Stryn Summer Ski Centre is considered Norway's best summer skiing resort.
From mid-may until the beginning of October the sport fans can go skiing on the alpine slopes of the Stryn Summer Ski Centre, while during the winter months there are good skiing conditions around Stryn centre.
The Stryn Ski Centre has also two lifts, ski rental, ski school and cafeteria.
Stryn Summer Ski Centre is situated by "Gamle Strynefjellsvegen", the old road over Stryn Mountain, 32 kilometers east of Strynsvatn Camping.
Located between the fjord and glaciers, with a breathtaking beautiful flora and fauna, Jostedal National Park lays on 1,230 square kms.
Among the animals in this area, here are to be seen: the Golden Eagle, the White-Backed Woodpecker and Lynxes.
The Centre of Jostedal National Park is located on the shore of the Strynsvatnet Lake and is offering a wide range of activities, such as: films shows, exhibitions on natural and cultural history, and a botanical garden.
The Center is also offering boats, kayaks and fishing equipment for hire.
Nordfjord is covering the northern part of Sogn og Fjordane.
Nordfjord comprises seven municipalities: Stryn, Hornindal, Eid, Gloppen, Vagsoy and Selje along the 110 kilometers long fjord, covering an area of 4,295 square kilometers.
The total population in Nordfjord is of 32,965 inhabitants.
Although so small, Stryn is a lively town especially during summer months.
Surrounded by high mountains and a fairylike landscape, on a warm summer evening a walk on Stryn's nice street is a real pleasure.
Elegant restaurants and terraces located downtown are serving local and international dishes, while the small shops can also offer an interesting alternative for shopping.
A nice informationcenter about the Jostedalsbreen Glacier Region. Everything will be told to you about the animals and plants living in this area. Lifecycle of glaciers are explained. Definitely worth a visit. Also a nice botanical garden outside with all kinds of native plants.