Eagleroad (Ørnevegen)

The final and most famous area of the regional road Rv63 Molde-Geiranger starts on the steep Bank of the Geirangerfjord from the "Ørnesvingen" observation platform .

Geiranger fjord. The view from the observation deck 'Eagle's Wing' (Ørnesvingen), panorama

This section of road was opened on 15 September 1955 and quickly became a tourist attraction known as "Ørnevegen" - "The Road of Eagles" (map).

Eagleroad (Ørnevegen), Geirangerfjord

With a height of 620 metres serpentine mountain road with 11 breath-taking twists and turns down to the water, where the source of the fjord lies the town, which gave him the name.

Eagleroad (Ørnevegen), Geirangerfjord

Completely all impressive serpentine can be seen only from the air, from the window of the bus or car will have to be content with the views of the water surface, sometimes appearing in the gaps between the bushes.

Eagleroad (Ørnevegen), Geirangerfjord

On the opposite side at the top you can see the cliffs, somewhere wrapped in shreds of fog,

Eagleroad (Ørnevegen)

And the roadside dense thickets, which sometimes cut through the turbulent rivers and streams. And, of course, hold on with both hands. And especially impressionable it is better to close your eyes.

Eagleroad (Ørnevegen)

"Eagleroad" ends in the parking lot at the piet of Geiranger-Hellesylt ferry lines. Here we will make a stop and go for a short walk around the town of Geiranger.

Eagleroad, Geiranger