Otternes Farm in the year 1700

Otternes is a farm village located halfway between Aurland and Flåm. The settlement comprises 27 dwellings and is beautifully situated with views of Aurlandsfjord.


Historic farm village in a fertile cultural landscape

This 18th century village comprises 27 dwellings in clusters and rows, surrounded by a lush cultural landscape. There has been permanent occupation at Otternes for more than four centuries, and you can gain an insight here into farm life through the ages.

Otternes is an ideal location for enjoying the peace and beautiful surroundings. Don't forget your camera!

Foot/cycle path from Flåm

For visitors without cars, we recommend using the 5-km-long foot and cycle path between Flåm and Otternes. This is a fascinating trip with attractive views along the fjord. It is also possible to take the bus that goes up to Stegastein.

Frequently asked questions

[Aurland] Is it possible to walk from Aurland to Flam?
Yes, the distance between the villages is 9 km. Approximately 3 of these kilometers are paved for pedestrians and the rest is along the E16 main road.
[Flåm] Is there a carpark in Flaam?

Yes, there is a big car park, free of charge close to the stationbuilding and the pier. 

[Flåm] Do you have any recommendations for accommodations in Flåm?

For accomodations in Flåm Please visit our hotels page.

[Flåm] Do you have any recommendation for restaurants in Flåm?

There are several different restaurants in Flåm. Please visit our restaurants page for more information.

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