Tourist Offices around Hardanger

Tourist Offices around Hardanger

Destination Hardanger Fjord AS

Location: Norheimsund, Kvam
Hardanger... the garden of Fjord Norway - through four seasons of beauty. The tourist road Hardanger, R-7 takes you to and through one of Norway's most famous holiday areas. Hardanger is a good hour's drive from Bergen and 5 hours from Oslo. Vøringfossen in the east, the waterfalls of Låtefossen in the south, Steinsdalsfossen in the west and Skjervsfossen in the north give you a majestic welcome! Hardanger covers an area of more than.6,300 km2, and has a population of over 25.000.

In Hardanger you can experience the Hardangerfjord - the queen of the Norwegian fjords, Hardangervidda - northern Europe's biggest mountain plateau and Norway's biggest national park, plus the Folgefonna and Hardangerjøkulen glaciers! This varied scenery allows for a multitude of activities and a lively cultural life, changing with the seasons.
Destination Hardanger Fjord AS
Hardanger Brygge, Sandvenvegen 40
5600 Norheimsund
Phone: 56 55 38 70
Fax: 56 55 38 71
Web: www.hardangerfjord.com

7 municipalities and the local tourist offices in Hardanger:

Granvin Tourist Office

Location: Granvin
Granvin is centrally situated in Fjord Norway by the Hardangerfjord. Tourism has always been important, and you can get to Granvin several ways by car: The route E-16 to Bergen from Oslo passes through Voss and is connected to Granvin by route 13. Route 7 from Oslo to Granvin passes the mountain area Hardangervidda, further on to Bergen along the Hardangerfjord. The city of Bergen and Flesland airport is only about 2 hours away by car, and Voss can be reached in 30 minutes. There are also bus connections to Bergen and Voss. Granvin's rich cultural traditions can be experienced in various ways. Norway 's national instrument, the Hardanger fiddle, is the symbol of Granvin municipality. Local handwork and handicraft from Hardanger can be seen and bought several places. Tourism has traditions in Granvin back to 1850. We hope all of our guests have a pleasant stay in Granvin, and an enjoyable holiday in Hardanger!
Granvin Tourist Office
Granvin sentrum
5736 Granvin
Phone: 95 04 80 35
Fax: 56 52 58 55
Web: www.granvin.kommune.no

Norheimsund Tourist Office

Location: Norheimsund, Kvam
Norheimsund is the administrative and service centre in Kvam. This is the meeting point for boat routes that will take you to Utne and Odda. You can make connections for buses to Voss (route 7), or to Rosendal ( route 49). Kvam received an award for its work restoring the shore front in Norheimsund. There is a new dock for visiting boats(picture), a nicely decorated promenade along the docks and lots of parking space. The historical Sandven Hotel is a part of this shoreline. The hotel in "Swiss dragon style" architecture, its surrounding buildings and an old courthouse make a very special historical setting in the centre of town. From the town centre you can take a walk along Mo lake to the famous Steinsdalsfossen waterfall, especially well-known for its path behind the falls, or you can visit Hardanger Fartøyvernsenter, a national centre for the restoration of wooden boats.
Norheimsund Tourist Office
Norheimsund sentrum
5600 Norheimsund
Phone: 56 55 15 85
Fax: 56 55 15 85
Web: www.visitkvam.no

Øystese Tourist Office

Location: Øystese, Kvam
Welcome to the rural district of Kvam in Hardanger. Kvam lies on the northwest side of the Hardangerfjord, with a beautiful view of Folgefonna, Norway's third largest glacier. The district has 8600 inhabitants. Its beautiful landscape stretches along the fjord from Strandebarm to Ålvik, a distance of 85 km. (kilometres). West towards Bergen, on route 7, is the mountain area called Kvamskogen, where you will find large clusters of cabins and four ski lifts. It is 74 km. from Bergen to Norheimsund, about a one hour drive by car or you can catch the bus that goes every hour.

If you are staying in Bergen, Kvam is your closest destination in "Fjord Norway". In the district of Kvam, there are three hotels, several guest houses, and a large number of cabins for rent along the fjord and at Kvamskogen. You will always find a place to stay for an exciting vacation in Kvam. Make it your base while visiting Hardanger and Bergen.
Øystese Tourist Office
Øystese sentrum
5610 Øystese
Phone: 56 55 59 10
Fax: 56 55 84 40
Web: www.visitkvam.no

Eidfjord Tourist Office

Location: Eidfjord
"Eidfjord - unique from mountain to fjord" ... Eidfjord lies innermost in the Hardangerfjord, with major parts of the Hardangervidda National Park within its municipality borders. From the fjord and steep mountains it only takes you 20 minutes up to the mountain plateau.

The area by the fjord offers wild and beautiful nature, and attractions like the Sima Power Station, Kjeåsen mountain farm, the old and new churches of Eidfjord, Gallery Nils Bergslien, Trebua and Hardangervidda Nature Centre.

The climb u8p to the plateau takes you through the wild Måbø valley. Experience 400 years of road construction, from path to modern engineering artwork. Then you arrive Vøringfossen, the most visited natural attraction in Norway through many years. Hardangervidda is now ready for you, with marked trails in a net between several tourist cabins. An eldorado for mountain hikers, hunters and fishermen.

Eidfjord offers accommodation in the best equipped cabins down to simpler huts, camping, guest houses and first class hotels. Good restaurants, also in hotels, guest houses and tourist cabins.

Time and Location of Eidfjord Tourist Office

Day: Time: Location:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 01.09.10 - 31.12.10, kl. 09:00 - 16:00 Destinasjon Eidfjord
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 16.08.10 - 31.08.10, kl. 09:00 - 18:00 Destinasjon Eidfjord
Sunday 15.06.10 - 15.08.10, kl. 11:00 - 18:00 Destinasjon Eidfjord
Every day 15.06.10 - 15.08.10, kl. 10:00 - 18:00 Destinasjon Eidfjord
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 15.06.10 - 15.08.10, kl. 09:00 - 19:00 Destinasjon Eidfjord
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 01.06.10 - 14.06.10, kl. 09:00 - 18:00 Destinasjon Eidfjord
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 01.05.10 - 31.05.10, kl. 09:00 - 18:00 Destinasjon Eidfjord

Eidfjord Tourist Office Map: (click to enlarge)
Eidfjord Tourist Office Map

Eidfjord Tourist Office ( Destination Eidfjord AS/Eidfjord Tourist Office)
Ostangvegen 1
5783 Eidfjord
Phone: 53 67 34 00
Fax: 53 67 34 01
Web: www.visiteidfjord.no

Jondal Tourist Office

Location: Jondal
Jondal - between fjord and mountain. Population: 1.071. Area: 208 km2. Centres: Jondal and Herand.
Scenic Attractions: Folgefonna Glacier, Hareiane and Tveddalstølen.
Jondal Tourist Office
Jondal sentrum
5627 Jondal
Phone: 53668531/95117792

Odda Tourist information

Time and location
Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time: 23.08.10 - 31.12.10, kl. 07:30 - 15:00
Location: Odda sentrum

Day: Saturday, Sunday
Time: 14.06.10 - 22.08.10, kl. 11:00 - 17:00
Location: Odda sentrum

Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time: 01.01.10 - 13.06.10, kl. 07:30 - 15:00
Location: Odda sentrum

Experience a different Hardanger in Odda, Tyssedal and Røldal ! ODDA/SØRFJORDEN - The very heart of Hardanger, with all the scenic attractions you can imagine: fjord, mountains, waterfalls, glacier - a multitude of attractions and activities. The magical Låtefossen waterfall. The Trallebanen railway, 960 metres up to the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. Glacier walks on the Folgefonna glacier and Buerbreen glacier arm. The architectural jewel of the Tyssedal Power Station and the Norwegian Hydropower and Industrial Museum.

Fjellbygda RØLDAL - This mountain community is a good starting point for many lovely trips in a living cultural landscape and on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. The Røldal Ski Centre has more snow than any other centre in Norway. A visit to the cheese factory to buy real goats' cheese is a must! The magnificent Røldal Stave Church with its mystical crucifix is also worth a visit.

How to get Odda Tourist information Center

  • Røldal-Odda: 30 km (35 min)
  • Skjeggedal-Odda: 12 km (20 min)
  • Tyssedal-Odda: 7 km (10 min)

Odda Tourist information Center Map:
Odda Tourist information Center map
Odda Tourist information
Odda sentrum
5750 Odda
Phone: 53 65 40 05
Fax: 53 65 40 01
Web: www.visitodda.com

Røldal Tourist Information

Røldal - a mountain village!
Røldal Tourist Information
5760 Røldal
Phone: 53 64 20 33

Ulvik Tourist Office

Ulvik is a municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. A Village of the Hardanger Fjord. Ulvik is visited by numerous foreign cruise ships in the summer. Tickets for excursions, activities and other events can be obtained from the Ulvik Tourist Office. Can make "tailor-made" arrangements and excursions for any occasion. Also provide Maps and bicycle hire service. For bicycle rides on Rallarvegen; bicycle hire service at "Finse 1222", tel. + 47 56 52 71 00 Price per week: Comfort bike: NOK 420.- /weekend 520.- incl. return freight of the bike to Finse.

Other Facilities:
Language: Swedish, Spanish, Norwegian, German, French, English, dutch, Danish
Activities: guided trips, guide, folk dancing, farm holiday, concerts, boat trips, package tours, sightseeing.

Time and location
Day: Sunday
Time: 18.05.10 - 20.09.10, kl. 13:00 - 17:00
Location: Ulvik sentrum

Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Time: 18.05.10 - 18.05.10, kl. 08:30 - 17:00
Location: Ulvik sentrum

Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time: 01.01.10 - 15.05.10, kl. 08:30 - 13:30
Location: Ulvik sentrum

How to get Ulvik Tourist Office:
Voss-Ulvik - 42 km km (40 min)

Ulvik Tourist Office Map (Click to enlarge):
Ulvik Tourist Office Map
Address:
Ulvik Tourist Office
Ulvik sentrum
5730 Ulvik
Tel. ++ 47 56 52 62 80
Fax. ++ 47 56 52 62 81
Internet: http://www.visitulvik.com/

7 municipalities and the local tourist offices Email:

Eidfjord tourist office: eidfjord@c2i.net
Granvin tourist office: jau-ho@online.no
Jondal tourist office: jondal.turistkontor@exo.no
Kvam tourist office: k-reise@online.no
Odda tourist office: post@oddaturistkontor.no
Ullensvang tourist office: turistinfo@kinsarvik.net
Ulvik tourist office: ulvikturist@ulvik.org
Roldal area



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