Suspended between sea and sky
Hellesylt, Norway — an MSC Northern Europe Cruises destination — lies at the head of the breathtaking Sunnylvsfjorden. Set against dramatic mountains, the village is the perfect launching pad to reach beautiful Briksdal glacier, part of the Jostedalsbreen Glacier National Park.
MSC Cruises excursions* offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Mount Dalsnibba
• Lands of The Trolls – Trollstigen
• Briksdal Glacier
Discover the glorious Geirangerfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on an MSC Cruises excursion.
From the port of Hellesylt, journey over the Stryn mountains, passing by stunning lakes and waterfalls. Reach the 1500 metre high Mount Dalsnibba, which offers panoramic views over Geirangerfjord. Here, you’ll take in 15km of dramatic landscapes so don’t forget to bring your camera!
Visit the thrilling Land of the Trolls on an MSC Cruises excursion. See the mighty Hellesylt Waterfall and the majestic Sunnylvsfjorden. After a leisurely ferry ride, you’ll venture along the Norddalsfjord to the fertile valley of Valldal. Here, you’ll take in the spectacular Gudbrand gorge before ascending up the mountain. Enjoy magnificent views of Isterdalen Valley then descend to the Trollstigen road. Next, cross the Norddalsfjord by ferry to admire Geiranger’s stunning waterfalls.
A day of scenic splendour awaits you on an MSC Cruises excursion, where you’ll enjoy a relaxing coach drive from the village of Hellesylt , passing enchanting fjords and rugged mountains. On the shores of Lake Olden, you’ll visit Briksdal Mountain Lodge, the starting point of a lovely 1.5-hour walk. Explore spectacular Briksdal Glacier, an offshoot of the largest glacier in Europe: the monumental Jostedal!