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World-renowned for its stunning natural beauty, the village of Stryn in Norway's Sogn og Fjordane county should definitely be on your list of places to visit if you are coming to the country. Situated in the traditional Nordfjord district, animal furs, fruit growing, farming and forestry were once the area's main industries.
Now it is likely that tourism has overtaken as the premier occupations in this area, with year-round glacier skiing one of the main attractions. The most famous of these is the Briksdalsbreen glacier in Oldedalen, which is easily reached by car hire in Stryn, along with the Kjenndal and Bodal glaciers.
The fertile Stryn Valley is also home to Stryn Lake, which borders the beautiful Jostedalsbreen National Park. There is also a system of mountain tunnels and highways in this area, which offer great views and lead to Geiranger and Grotli. The best way to take this fun trip is by picking up some cheap car hire in Stryn.
Apart from its outstanding and undeniable natural beauty, the village is also known for being home to a family of famous footballers, most notably former Chelsea striker Tore Andre Flo. He and his brothers Jarle and Jostein grew up in the village, and you can view their childhood homes by car rental in Stryn.
For culture-vultures, the Church of Norway also has ten churches in the Stryn Municipality, which are easily explored by hire car, as are the areas of Hornindal to the north, Skjak to the east and Gloppen and Eid to the west.