FJORD CRUISE TO THE FARTHEST NORTHERN WINEYARD IN THE WORLD WITH WINE TASTING

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Join Fjord Exploring on a fjordcriuse, with the restored fjord ferry MS Slogen, to the farthest northern wineyard in the world - included winetasting. Haula wineyard is placed in the inner of the panoramic Hjørundfjord.

The starting points for the trip is Sæbø, at 10.00 am - Øye 09.30 am. At Øye, you might want to go for a walk while we are waiting for our guests from Ålesund joining us from the corresponing Fjord boat departuring Ålesund at  09:15.
At 11:00 MS Slogen will take you on a fjord cruise to the inner of the beautiful Hjørundfjord. The boat has a large outdoor deck, view lounge with a bar, louge area and a large salon. We will serve a baguette with your choise of fine or wholebread, with egg and salmor or ham and cheese.
At Viddal, the farthest northern wineyard in the world is placed, Haula wineyard. Here you will get a guided tour to see the 400 year old farm and a walk among the vines. You also get a wine tasting of sparkling wine from different countries.Haula wineyard has still not produced their own wine, but the vines are promesing and the first grapes have already been harvested.
After the visit the boat returns to Øye, and there will be served dinner on board and you can buy refreshments in the bar. 
At Øye there will be a corresponding boat to Ålesund, leaving at 18:15, and we will then departure for Sæbø with our other guests, arriving at approximately 18:30
 

Boat from Ålesund can be booked here:https://no.fjordnorway.com/se-og-gjoere/fjord-cruise-hjorundfjord-p4012273
 

Fasilities

  • Three showers and four toilets
  • Space for up to 60 passengers
  • Bar with liquor license
  • Bath tub with heated, clean sea water from Hjørundfjorden
  • Large outdoor deck with a spectacular view
  • Salon with seats for 24 people
  • Conference facilities
  • Lounge area
  • 17 beds divided into seven twin cabins and one triple cabin




 
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We will take you from Sæbø, an idyllically small village at Hjørundfjorden where our boat is based. Sæbø is located among the steap mountains in the middle of the Alps of Sunnmore. Already while you are approching Sæbø through the valley of Bondalen from Ørsta, the scenary will take your breath away. From Sæbø we will take you across the fjords towards Mount Slogen (1564 masl) which is a very famous, steap mountain called the Queen of the Alps of Sunnmore, located just above the village of Øye where we will have a brief stop. You might want to go for a walk, maybee visit 
 Hotel Union Øye while we are waiting for our passengers from Ålesund.
From here we will continue to the inner part of the fjord, all the way enjoying the beautiful scenery among the steep mountains along the fjord. On our way we will pass a small, charming village called Skaar, which only have two peopole living there. In Viddal, another beautiful village at the fjord, Nina will come and meet us and take you for a guided tour at her wineyard.

If you want to extend your stay at Hjørundfjorden, it is a good idea to spend a night at Hotel Union Øye. You can book your return ticket from Aalesund a day later, and you might want to hike either Slogen or Urkeegga? You can book mountain guides from Hjørundfjord Mountainguide
Alternatively, you can leave the Fjord Boat at Trandal and Christian Gaard to stay there for a night. At Trandal there also is a lot of opportunities to hike the mountains.

Video frå Urke-egga


All photo: Tone Solhaug, Inger Lise Strand, Ole Sunde, Nina Viddal

Highlights

  • Fjordcruise Sæbø - Øye - Viddal
  • A guided tour at Haula Wineyar, the worlds farthest northern vineyard 
  • Wine tasting
  • A hot meal in MS Slogen

Route

  1. Sæbø
  2. Øye
  3. Hjørundfjorden
  4. Viddal
  5. Hjørundfjorden
  6. Øye
  7. Sæbø