Veitastrond is a flat and well run farming village in Luster. The village is surrounded by majestic mountains and peaks, and the Jostedalsbreen National Park is its nearest neighbour. Getting there is an experience in itself, and the serenity that awaits in Veitastrond has attracted tourists to the village for decades.
In Veitastrond you will also find the Austerdalsbreen glacier, a branch of Jostedalsbreen. Austerdalsbreen is a valley glacier with three large and steep icefalls from the Jostedalsbreen plateau: Odinsbreen, Torsbreen and Lokebreen.
The hike to Austerdalsbreen is of average difficulty and is suitable for both children and adults. A round trip takes around six hours, starting at the Tungestølen tourist cabin.