Hellesylt tourist information.
The old Viking port of Hellesylt is small village with just over 500 residents with the breathtaking waterfall that runs through the center of the port. Hellesylt village lies at the head of the Sunnylvsfjorden, which is a branch of the Storfjorden, and which the more famous Geirangerfjorden in turn branches off nearby. Set amid impressive mountains and a beautiful fjord, UNESCO World Heritage listed Hellesylt is a must-see during your visit to Norway. Incredible views and stunning architecture also make Hellesylt a great place to travel, and the surrounding area is just as striking. Hike up for extraordinary views or break a sweat climbing, rafting or kayaking. Hellesylt is a rewarding place to visit and offers an excellent stopover en route to the Geiranger fjord.
The waterfall is one of the most gorgeous sites in Hellesylt and most photographed motifs in the area. The falls divide Hellesylt in two, providing the little settlement with a special atmosphere. Walk out on the bridge over the Hellesylt waterfall running through the centre of town. The white water is especially ferocious in early summer when melted snow flows down from the mountain range.