The district is called Fjelli and is a part of the
municipality of Stryn.
The district also is called
źNordsida╗ (źNorth Side╗), as it is located on the north side of the
Nordfjord. The district also includes the districts Blakset and
In earlier times this district belonged to the churches at the other side
of the fjord. There was no road connection, so people had to cross the
fjord in open boats. That could be quite a challenge when the
weather was rough. No matter if it was funerals or infant baptism.
Just imagine how it was walking down steep, may be slippery slopes carrying
the infant to the fjord, putting out the rowing boat, and try to cross the
fjord in strong wind with the waves going high around the boat. From
about 1936, motor boats came in use. that helped a lot. Though, the
joy was big when we got our own church in the early 70's.
Main business is agriculture.
But you also will find factories and service institutions.
See the link site for more information
You can find several attractions in this district.
natural sceneries , cultural and historical places.
Farmers have build up cabins for
hire. In peak seasons, they might be occupied, but if you have luck, you may
find some that is vacant.
In 2005, a new road was opened
between Randabygda/Hopland and Hennebygda, farthest to the west of this
district. This road was the last piece of the road that was planned to
go along the fjord from Faleide in the east to Nordfjordeid in the west.
As it took about 90 years from plans to the completion date. and since they
made the road "step by step", the different parts of the road got
unequal road numbers. But it is most known by the name "Route 613" everyday talk
It winds its way trough a stunning
landscape from the seaside to about 500 m above sea level. and you will find
several viewpoints along the road.
Along the road, you will
find marked patches to alpine pastures and sea side boat house
More about those
My home is
my castle╗. . .
. . . and
it is located
400m above the sea level
. . . with a magnificent view to the fjord and
to the glacier at the
other side of the fjord.
Nice surroundings. . . .
. . . with possibilities for hiking tours summer or
On foot as well as on ski.
You will find marked paths to several destinations which you can reach
within few hours
also will have the opportunity to go fishing on the fjord and also
minor lakes and ponds in the mountains
Here represented by the Ulvedals Demma, a part of the culture paths at Ulvedal
ATT! Remember fishing card!
You will get cards at nearby farms
What about an
almost 1000 years old military guard hut?
(From the Viking period).
The only one in Norway, standing on it's original location.
This is among the items you will find along the culture paths at Ulvedal
To see more,
WALK THE CULTURE PATH