About the wild salmon center

The Norwegian Wild Salmon Center is located deep in the Sognefjord, on the riverbank of one of the most famous salmon rivers in Norway, Lærdalselvi. The center provides insight in the lifecycle to the Atlantic salmon, the management of the wild salmon tribes and the traditions around the fishing for salmon.

If you visit the center you can for instance learn about:

-          The dangerous youth of the salmon

-          Why the salmon travel to the ocean

-          How the salmon makes its way back its birthplace

-          Where the salmon lives

-          How long a salmon can swim on a day and how fast it swims

-          Why the salmons is red on its meat

-          Why the grown salmon stops eating when it is ready for mating

-          How the salmon survives the ice cold winters in the river. 


Norwegian Wild Salmon Centre

+47 900 39 413

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