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Black peaks in Norway are a series of mountains located in the western part of the country. The highest peak is Galdhøpiggen, at 2,469 meters (8,100 feet). The area is part of the Jotunheimen mountain range, which is a popular tourist destination.

The area is known for its dramatic landscape, with deep valleys, glaciers, and steep mountains. The peaks are also known for their black appearance, which is due to their dark volcanic rock. The area is home to many species of wildlife, such as reindeer, mountain goats, and arctic foxes.

Black peaks in Norway are located in the municipality of Lom, which is in the Sogn og Fjordane county. The area is accessible from the nearby towns of Lom and Skei. The area is also close to the Jotunheimen National Park, which is a popular destination for hikers and skiers.

The Black peaks have a rich history in Norway. In the 19th century, the area was used as a base for mountaineers who wanted to climb Galdhøpiggen. The area was also used as a location for the filming of the classic Norwegian film, The Troll Hunter.

In the early 20th century, the area was the site of a major battle during World War II. The German forces were defeated by the Norwegian forces in the Battle of Black Peaks. This battle was an important victory for the Norwegians and is still remembered today.

Today, the Black peaks are a popular destination for tourists and hikers. The area is known for its spectacular views, and it is home to many species of wildlife. The area is also home to many historical sites, such as the ruins of the old German fortifications. The Black peaks are a popular destination for those looking to explore the beauty of Norway.

Excursion tips for a day in Black peaks

As a tourist in Black Peaks in Norway, there are plenty of activities to enjoy in a single day. Here are some of the top activities:

1. Hiking: Explore the stunning landscapes of Black Peaks with a day hike.
2. Kayaking: Enjoy the peaceful waters of the fjords and explore the mountains from a different perspective.
3. Fishing: Try your luck at catching some of the local fish species.
4. Sightseeing: Take in the sights of the stunning mountain peaks from a nearby lookout.
5. Skiing: Hit the slopes and enjoy the powdery snow of the Norwegian Alps.
6. Shopping: Visit the local markets and shops to find unique souvenirs and gifts.
7. Wildlife Watching: Keep an eye out for local wildlife such as reindeer, elk, and birds.
8. Relaxation: Unwind in the hot springs and spa resorts of the area.
9. Photography: Capture the beauty of the Black Peaks with your camera.
10. Camping: Pitch a tent and spend the night under the stars.

Experience Black peaks with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Black peaks. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Black peaks

Black Peaks in Norway experiences a temperate climate throughout the year, with mild summers and cold winters. In the summer, temperatures average around 17°C and can reach as high as 25°C on the warmest days. Winters are cold with temperatures dropping to around 0°C, and snowfall is common. Spring and autumn are mild with temperatures ranging from 8°C to 15°C. Overall, Black Peaks in Norway experiences a mild climate with warm summers and cold winters.

Cruise weather for Black peaks

Our weather forecast for Black peaks helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 17.3 °C
min: 11.9 °C
17.3 m/s
32.0 m/s
50.3 %
20.5 m
68.1 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 15.3 °C
min: 12.7 °C
10.8 m/s
21.2 m/s
99.1 %
24.1 m
67.5 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 12.2 °C
min: 9.3 °C
10.8 m/s
16.2 m/s
98.6 %
3.7 m
91.2 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 17.4 °C
min: 9 °C
10.8 m/s
23.0 m/s
76.3 %
23.9 m
74.6 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 20.8 °C
min: 14.3 °C
21.2 m/s
34.9 m/s
61.4 %
24.1 m
63.0 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 20.4 °C
min: 14.7 °C
15.1 m/s
18.0 m/s
16.3 %
24.1 m
57.3 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 20.8 °C
min: 14.4 °C
11.5 m/s
11.5 m/s
59.0 %
24.1 m
60.7 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 19.6 °C
min: 14.1 °C
9.4 m/s
8.6 m/s
47.6 %
24.1 m
58.1 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 20.5 °C
min: 14.3 °C
11.2 m/s
10.1 m/s
86.9 %
24.1 m
58.3 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 19.4 °C
min: 14.2 °C
15.1 m/s
23.4 m/s
67.9 %
24.1 m
55.6 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 18.8 °C
min: 12.8 °C
27.7 m/s
46.4 m/s
88.6 %
24.1 m
53.8 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 13.6 °C
min: 9.8 °C
11.9 m/s
11.8 m/s
99.3 %
13.2 m
83.8 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 17.6 °C
min: 9.7 °C
7.6 m/s
9.4 m/s
45.0 %
20.4 m
71.2 %
1,019 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 19.0 °C
min: 12.9 °C
11.2 m/s
13.7 m/s
94.7 %
23.1 m
60.8 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 16.1 °C
min: 11 °C
11.2 m/s
10.1 m/s
97.0 %
23.7 m
73.6 %
1,012 hPa

Cruises to Black peaks

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Scheduled ship calls in Black peaks, Norway
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Oct. 31st 2025 Friday, 31st of Oct. 2025 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 15th 2025 Saturday, 15th of Nov. 2025 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 30th 2025 Sunday, 30th of Nov. 2025 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Dec. 15th 2025 Monday, 15th of Dec. 2025 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jan. 15th 2026 Thursday, 15th of Jan. 2026 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Feb. 25th 2026 Wednesday, 25th of Feb. 2026 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Mar. 11th 2026 Wednesday, 11th of Mar. 2026 HANSEATIC nature 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 20th 2026 Saturday, 20th of Jun. 2026 MS Europa 12:00 am 12:00 am

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