Geiranger is a small village situated in the More og Romsdal area in Norway. Geirangerfjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is among the most wonderful and picturesque mainland fjords in the country. Visitors can enjoy a number of activities around Geiranger. Geiranger is located about 100km from Alesund and is one of the best destinations that travellers should visit in Norway. Most of the visitors club their visit to Geiranger with other destinations of the Norwegian coast.
Geiranger is a small yet wonderful village and the gateway to the Geirangerfjord. The Geirangerfjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and along with its waterfall makes a wonderful site to visit. TheGeiranger Fjordsenter gives visitors a chance to learn more about the area. There are several day trips that visitors can make from Geiranger to the surrounding areas.
From Dalsniba mountain visitors can get amazing views of the surroundings and the fjord. Another excellent viewpoint is the Ornesvingen from where the entire village and the fjord are visible completely. Around Geiranger there are numerous hiking trails that visitors can explore easily. It is also possible for visitors to rent kayaks and take a tour of the fjord and the surrounding areas. Just walking around Geiranger is quite an activity in the area.
Geiranger has some good shops where visitors can buy souvenirs and other items.
The nearest airport to Geiranger is the Alesund Airport. The airport is located about 124km from Geiranger. From the airport visitors can take taxis to reach Geiranger. There are also buses running from Alesund to Geiranger.
There are a few restaurants in Geiranger that serve vegetarian dishes. Cafe Ole serves some good vegetarian dishes.
There are no mosques in Geiranger.