Loen is a village in
Strynmunicipality, Sogn og Fjordanecounty, Norway. It is located in inner Nordfjord. Loen has a farming area called Sæten.
Loen is the home to some of the oldest farms in Norway: "Sæten" (Setin), "Tjugen" (Tyfin), and "Loen", that were probably established long before the time of
Christianity. [cite web|url=http://loen-bilder.info/sida/litteratur/tekst_gard70_historie.html History of the farm Loen|title=Garden Loen i historisk perspektiv|first=Audun|last=Loen|accessdaymonth=25 June|accessyear=2008 no icon]
Much of the upper Loen valley was devastated from two rockfall avalanches (one in 1905 and one in 1936) that created huge waves that swept with them most of the houses and vegetation. A total of 135 people were killed in the two avalanches. [cite web|url=http://nn.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rasulukka_i_Loen_i_1936|title=Rasulukka i Loen i 1936|publisher=Nynorsk Wikipedia no icon] [cite web|url=http://nn.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rasulukka_i_Loen_i_1905|title=Rasulukka i Loen i 1905|publisher=Nynorsk Wikipedia no icon]
From Loen it is possible to visit the Bødal glacier. And through the Loen valley you will see the diamond of this place, Sæten, where many "store sønner" have been raised. They fought and they survived through generations.
Nearby is the museum
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