Hornelen, Bremanger Municipality, Norway
Hornelen is a mountain in Bremanger Municipality in Vestland county. it is the highest sea cliff in Europe (see illustration left), and has for a long time been used as a landmark for naval navigation.
Attractions near Hornelen
The area is known for changing weather, from mirror-bright sea to storm and hurricane. 496 meters above the sea, on the mountain plateau Kjerringa, are beautiful Vestkapp which is one of the most spectacular viewpoints on the coast of Norway.
Hornindalsvatnet is Norway's and Europe's deepest lake, officially measured to a depth of 514 metres. Its surface is 53 metres above sea level, which means that its bottom is 461 metres below sea level. It is one of the main tourist attraction in this area and a lot of people visits this place every day.
Runde is an island in the municipality of Herøy in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The island has a population of 113 people, and it is connected by the Runde Bridge to the island of Remøya to the south. It is famous for its enormous number of birds. It is said that there are about 500,000 to 700,000 seabirds inhabiting the island, most of them are to be found in the cliffs. The Runde Environmental Centre is a research station at the bird island.
Skårasalen is a popular mountain to visit during the ski season. It is one of the easier 1500 meters in the Sunnmøre area, due to the road that enables you to drive up to approximately 500 meters above sea level. The normal route is without difficulties, but pay attention to the risk of avalanches early in the season.
A beautiful island which was located in the Giske Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway, which is famous for its natural beauty and there is a lot of cultivated farmland along the shores. Fishing and fish processing are the main industries for the island. It also has a variety of wildlife.
The beautiful Hjørundfjord takes the breath away from an increasing number of travelers as it cuts 35 km into the massive mountains of the Sunnmøre Alps. A multitude of glaciers, alpine farms, fishing waters, and small villages such as Sæbø, Trandal, Øye, and Standal offer unique experiences of fjord life.
Where is Hornelen
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