See quality craftsmanship in action and meet the only shoemakers still producing the traditional Aurland Shoe.
Varighet: 1,5 - 2 hours
Departure from: Flam
Availability: Bus, boat, car
Days: All days
Traditional and popular pennyloafer
The Aurland shoe has been made since the 1930s and The Aurland Shoe is now the only manufacturer of this traditional pennyloafer style, famed for its penny embellishment. Many varieties of the shoe are now made alongside the traditional leather-soled classic.
See the shoemakers at work
Visit the shoemakers and see craftsmanship in action. A welcome awaits you at the Aurland Shoemakers, which has a visitor centre where you can learn about the history of this classic shoe and its production from leather to finished product. And if you buy a pair of Aurland Shoes here, you will take home both memories of your trip and an excellent pair of shoes that will last many years.
In 2009, Aurland Skofabrikk was approved as an Économusée, a Canadian visitor centre concept, that tells the story of the cobbler's craft.
Aurland Shoe Économusée guided tour: https://www.visitflam.com/activities/aurlands-guided-tour/