Orsta, Norway

Orsta is a village and municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is part of the Sunnmøre region of Western Norway. The village of Ørsta is located at the end of the Ørstafjorden, just south of the mountain Saudehornet.

A special feature of the centre of Orsta is that you can walk from the main street stratight into open countryside. A new park, Orsta Hamnepark, is located along the river with a strand promenade and footpath all the to the marina.

Things to See & Do

* Orsta Art Gallery
* Orsta Hamnepark
* Vikegata – new pedestrian precinct
* Cruise the fjord
* Adventure activities

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language - Norwegian
Land Area – 5.63 km²
Population – 10,350 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +47

Travel Links - Ørsta-Volda Airport, Hovden at Hovdebygda which is the regional airport for people living in the municipalities Ørsta, Volda, Vanylven, Sande, Ulstein, Hareid and Herøy.

Ørsta is linked to Sula and Sykkylven by ferry on its northernmost extreme Festøy. It is also linked to Ulstein by the Eiksund Tunnel, an undersea tunnel.

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