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Explore the island of Kinn, located west of Florø, and stay in a DNT-cabin.
Stay at the old schoolhouse and explore the Saga Island of Kinn. The cabin is run by DNT, the Norwegian Trekking Association.
The cabin can accommodate 9 people, and has shared living room, a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom with WC and shower. The accommodation can not be booked in advance. We recommend boiling the tap water before using it.
What to bring
You need to bring bedding and towels to your stay. The weather at Kinn can change quickly, so we do recommend you bring wind- and waterproof clothing and footwear.
How to get here
There are local boats departing from Fugleskjærs quay in Florø several times a day. When you arrive at Kinn you will have to walk approximately 1 km from the dock to the cabin.
Saga island of Kinn
Kinn was the central herring area in Norway for the most part of the 19th century. At the height, there lived around 15.000 people on Kinn and the surrounding islands in the herring season. Today there are only 3 inhabitants on Kinn.
The legendary Kinn church is built in Roman style and has been in use since the 12th century. It was later extended and restores. Today the reassembles as near as possible its original style. The church is the oldest in the region of Sunnfjord.
There is beautiful terrain on the island. There is marked trails around the island, and you can also hike on top of the Kinn mountain and Kinnaklova, which is a famous sailing mark on the coast.