From Gamlestova you may enjoy
an extraordinary beautiful panoramic view over the scenery that reflects in the
water of the Nordfjord.
The perfect place to relax and
recover your strengths for a demanding workday.
Here you may experience the sensation of
"slow time" - the total peace and quiet.
If you wish, you may take trips to
world-ranking destinations like Vestkapp - the point farthest west in the
country, the world famous Geiranger fjord, the stunning Briksdalsbreen
(glacier) with conveyance and glacier hiking. You may also take the
Panoramavegen (The Panorama Road) at Ulvdal at the other side of the fjord.
In addition, there is the Jostedal Glacier National Park Centre, Stryn
Summer-skiing Centre, the beautiful Gamle Strynefjellsvegen, the
Glacier Centre in Fjærland and the Jugend-style area in Ålesund.
Juv is a very old farm, and people have
lived here since 1200 AD. On clear summer days, the sun rises in east at 5 PM
and sets in the west at 10 PM.
Sun, rain, the
relaxing sound of the flowing river, fresh and cold water from the river
Juvselva, the bird season and seasons with their respective qualities -
everything will fascinate you.
Gamlestova (The Old Living Room) is an old, Norwegian wooden building with a
large kitchen and an airy living room. Open fireplace and furniture from the
peasant romanticism period creates an unforgettable atmosphere during your
The kitchen is
large, and equipped with modern facilities like stove, fridge and freezer,
dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker and vacuum cleaner.
The pleasant living room is
fitted with a TV with DVD-player and a radio.
From the beautiful four-poster bed you
can look at the starry sky through the dormer window, and you may enjoy a
spectacular 180-degree view through the four large windows in the living room.
Kovelemmen is a small
but cosy sleeping accommodation area with three beds. Here nostalgic traces
after the original unpainted lumber walls can be seen.
Shower and bathroom is located in the
hall in the main floor.
Garden furniture and a
barbecue at your disposal.
The blossom in May against the blue
fjord and white snow on the mountain peaks is an attractive experience. Enjoy
the lovely summer nights in June and July, fruit and berries from August, the
beautiful autumn colour and hunting in the fall.
Fishing and boat-trips on the
fjord - encircled by waterfalls and the sparkling green nature that you only can
find in West-Norway is highly recommendable. But don’t miss Juvstøylen, which is
450 metres above sea level. Here you may have such a spectacular view that it
can make you dizzy. Go hiking from farm to farm and light a fire in the
fireplace in the cookhouse at Gamlestova at Juv. Read more about
this under the menu point Activities.
By the fjord, there is a small
boat with an 4 HP outboard engine, which is available for rent.
Washing machine (located in the basement
of the main house) and bedclothesbedclothes may be rented.
It may be agreed that the cottage is
cleaned after your stay.
The farm road leading up to the yard is
steep, but you may park your car right outside the house - or at the main road
which is 100m away, if you wish.
Also see notes about the farm house "Stabburet"
(The Storehouse) in the meny to the left.
This house is also rented out through
the company DanCenter