Visit Forde - Best of Forde

Førde is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Sunnfjord. The administrative center is the town of Førde which in 2012 had 9,571 inhabitants. Other villages in Førde municipality include Bruland, Holsen, Moskog, and Haukedalen. The Øyrane area in the town of Førde is a large industrial/commercial area for the region. The European Route E39 highway goes through the municipality, and it passes by the lake Holsavatnet. Førde Airport, Bringeland is the regional airport that is about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from the town centre and it has flights that connect Oslo and Bergen with Førde. The airport is actually located in neighboring Gaular municipality, just south of the border. The largest hospital in Sogn og Fjordane county, Førde Central Hospital, and the regional offices of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation are located in the town. The International Førde Folk Music Festival is held each summer. The local newspaper is called Firda.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Førde in Norway is an ideal destination for a vacation! Førde is located at a short trip away from Flam a major city in Norway. Attractions in Flam include The Flam Railway, Fjord Safari, Stegastein Viewpoint. To explore Førde, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Førde.


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Facts and Stats for Forde*

  • Living in Forde - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 83.21 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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