The Port of Nordfjordeid – The Viking Destination
The main attraction in Nordfjordeid is Norway´s largest known vikingship, Myklebustskipet presented in the Sagastad Vikingcenter only 10 minutes walk from the Sea Walk. The ship is believed to date back to year 800 and has been reconstructed in full size by local boatbuilders. The Sagastad Center is open 08.30 a.m. to 16.30 p.m. every cruiseday.
From Nordfjordeid you reach all the popular Nordfjord-excursions such as Briksdal glacier, Loen Skylift, Nordfjord Panorama and Geiranger. In addition you will have access to interesting excursions, walking or hiking to viewpoinst near Nordfjordeid, RIB or kayaking in the fjord or at Hornindal Lake, or excursions to the coast of Nordfjord in Stad and Selje with amazing scenery, surf beaches and viewpoints.
Nordfjordeid is the homeland of the fjord horse, hosting the national center for fjord horses.
Only 20 minutes walk from the pier you can ride or see this beautiful and popular yellow-white ponylike horse from the fjordarea.
Nordfjordeid is a cozy village inviting to cruiseday with various program for visitors. Find our “old town” in pittoresque Eidsgata with cafeterias, small shops and minibakery, enjoy a fresh bath in the fjord at Sagaparken, visit our beautiful church or enjoy life at the Malakoff park close to the salmon river Eidselva.
Ship following an east-bound mooring procedure will heads in between the mooring buoys from west passing the outer buoy on starboard side of the ship, heading 111 deg when in moored position. Normally this requires minimum use of maneuvering power creating minimal wash from the bow thrusters or from the main engine. A line boat delivered from the port is required to assist the ship with connecting the mooring lines to the buoys