Start planning your cruise and book your excursions to Olden
Olden, on the banks of the sweeping Innvikfjorden, is a Norwegian cruise port featuring charming houses and a dazzling mountainous backdrop. This MSC Northern Europe Cruises destination is the perfect starting point for exploring the milky blue Briksdal Glacier and Jostedalsbreen National Park.
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• The Briksdal Glacier
• Dalsnibba lookout
• Jostedalsbreen National Park
Travel from Olden to the beautiful Briksdal Valley on an MSC Cruises excursion. You’ll visit a mountain lodge at the edge of the Briksdal Glacier — part of the largest glacier in mainland Europe! Venture along a riverside trail, enjoying views of cascading waterfalls and majestic mountains. Then, stop at a moraine, the debris left by a glacial drift, before arriving at a small lake dotted with icebergs.
Discover the mighty and magical Geirangerfjord — a UNESCO World Heritage Site. An MSC Cruises excursion will see you travelling from the port of Hellesylt through the Stryn peaks, where you’ll pass waterfalls and lakes. Ascending Mount Dalsnibba (with a 1,500m altitude) you’ll step onto the SKYWALK viewpoint. Take in the spectacular panorama from the safety of the platform. Don’t forget to bring your camera!
Choose an MSC Cruises excursion to the largest wilderness park in Southern Norway, the Jostedalsbreen National Park. This gorgeous area boasts a haven of habitats including green valleys, rugged mountains, and awe-inspiring glaciers. The small village of Olden, at the head of the Jostedalsbreen fjord, serves as an ideal starting point for adventuring around the lake. There, you’ll stroll among the beautiful landscapes of the valley leading to the breathtaking Briksdal Glacier.