Luster, Norway

5049 ( March 31, 2013 )

Luster is a commune in the province of Sogn og Fjordane in Norway. It is located in Lusterfjord that belongs to the inner part of the Sognefjord. The municipality is bordered to the north by Stryn and Skjåk, to the east by Lom, on the south by Årdal and Sogndal, on the west by Balestrand and Jølster. The Skagastølstindane in Hurrungane Mountains located on the border of the municipalities Luster and Årdal, the tip of the Store Skagastølstind, the southernmost mountain in the chain, the municipal boundary marks.

Within the municipal boundaries Urnes Stave Church is from the 11th century, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Interest is Nigardsbreen.