Hellesylt, Norway

Hellesylt, Norway

Hellesylt is a small village in the municipality of Stranda in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The village lies at the head of the Sunnylvsfjord.

Hellesylt is on the UNESCO World Heritage List because of the wild and beautiful mix of it’s fjords, rivers and mountains.

Hellesylt is a small village and is sometimes the starting point for tours to nearby Geiranger, famous for its fjord – the Geiranger Fjord.

Hellesylt waterfall is in the center of the village, between two bridges. It is an impressive sight in the early summer during the snow thaw period.

A walk up to the Svarthammeren gives stunning views of the fjord and mountains all the way to the entrance of the neighboring Geiranger Fjord. The longer walk takes you through pine forests, all the time with a view to the underlying fjord and surrounding mountains.

The Kjellstaddalen and Moldskreddalen Valleys are popular with hikers and bike riders.

Beautifully restored old farmhouses are scattered around the hills and mountains, hike up for extraordinary views of the surrounding area.

For sports fans, rafting and kayaking are available.

Salmon, trout and cod are all popular dishes in the area.

The disabled cruiser visiting Hellesylt 

Where You’re Docked

Cruise ships dock at the pier, with easy access into the village.

If more than one ship is docked, you may need to be tendered ashore.

Good to Know

Heavy traffic 

Getting Around

On foot: 

By car: 

By bus:

Currency & Best Way to Get Money

The official currency is the Norwegian Krone.


The official language in Hellesylt 


The sunny,

Points of Interest

  • Hellesylt – a seven-

Hellesylt Accessible Excursions

Whether your cruise ship stops in 

Hellesylt Accessible Guided Tour

This 4 hour accessible