Kalvag is a port village located in Bremanger Municipality (Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway). The village covers a total area of approx 0,4 km2 (0,2 ml2) and has a population of around 450 people (2013 census).
- Kalvag is situated on the southeast side of Froya island, on the coast along Froysjoen strait, the southern entrance to Nordfjorden. The village of Kalvag was an administrative centre of the old Bremanger municipality that existed between 1838-1964 when the municipality was enlarged and its administration center was moved east to mainland Svelgen village.
- There is a series of bridges connecting Kalvag to nearby Bremangerlandet island. Today, Kalvag features a unique collection of ancient waterfront buildings, famed as the biggest and best-kept waterfront environment in Norway. Many of the wharf buildings have been restored and currently provide accommodation.
- The harbor is beautiful, with spacious public quays. Froya Church is situated 1.5 kilometres (0.93 miles) northeast of Kalvag's center. Throughout the Bremanger municipality, there are tourist destinations including Grotlesanden, rock carvings at Vingen, Hornelen cliff, and the old trading stations of Smorhavn and Rugsund.
- The first part of the name Kalvag (spelled previously Kalvaag) comes from the verb "kala" translated to "to freeze" or "to make cold". The 2nd element is the genitive case of Old Norse "vagr" meaning "bay", therefore the name is explained as a bay that often freezes in winter.
The Kalvag cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Kalvag, Froya Island, Norway.
If you lose the Kalvag location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Kalvag cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Kalvag, Froya Island, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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