Roundtrip Selja Kloster - Bø | VikingseasonDate: Monday 20 jan 2020 - Thursday 17 Dec 2020
The monastery boat will take you to the monastery and pick you up at Bø. The walk from the monastery to Bø, takes about 20 minutes on an easy path that suits the whole family.
The tour must be booked in advance the evening before departure on our website. Saturday and Sunday on request.
Monday to Friday - Departure from Selje at 12:00, return from Bø at 14:30.
Dramatic cliffs, white sandy beaches and idyllic villages are some of the things you will see on this boattrip. MS "Selja" can accommodate 12 persons in "Viking season". The boat has seating areas inside, behind the deck and on the flybridge. There are also two toilets. "Selja" will bring you to the fabled island of Selja and Selja Monastery. "Viking season" starts 6th of January - 19th of June, and 28th of September - 17th of December.
People have traveled here for over 1000 years, to experience Norway's first pilgrimage place, with unique cultural heritage from the Viking Age and the Middle Ages. On the island of Selja, 15 min. from Selje, lie the ruins of Selja monastery, perhaps the oldest monastery in Norway. The monastery was built by Benedictine monks in the early 1100s, in memory of St. Sunniva.
To get the best possible experience, we recommend downloading the app in Nordfjord. Here you will find a digital audio guide that will tell you the whole story and make your experience total.
For iPhone, download the app here: https://apps.apple.com/no/app/aispot/id1249275897/
For Android, download the app here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=no.aispot&hl=no/