West Norway Region Tourism and Vacation

West Norway is rich in contrasts and offers adventure

West Norway is rich in contrasts and offers adventure Narrow inlet arms, wild mountain passes and long valleys. West Norway is rich in contrasts and offers adventure where nature displays its works of art. Through the centuries, nature has not only made life easy for people. Humbly subjected to nature's moods, people have for thousands of years...

Jærmuseet, Science Center Museum / Jærmuseet

Jærmuseet, Science Center Museum / Jærmuseet Museum building with distinctive architecture. Museum farm with animals from old breeds, rides in a horse-drawn cart, and farm activities. We serve coffee and traditional cakes, etc. Hanabergmarka cultural heritage area with trails, barbecue facilities, and more. VITENGARDEN, Nærbø – explore the...

The Norwegian Emigration Center

The Norwegian Emigration Center Center for genealogical research and migration studies. Nationwide source material. Organisers of genealogy courses and theme trips to the USA. Exhibition. The Western Norway Emigration Center including The Emigrant Church, the Brampton Lutheran Church brought over from North Dakota, USA. The...

The Norwegian Children's Museum

The Norwegian Children's Museum Norsk Barnemuseum is a unique place for experiences and activities around childhood and children's culture. All members of the family enjoy themselves here. Stavanger Museum is a museum of natural and cultural history established in 1877, located in the Norwegian city Stavanger. The museum's...

Norwegian Petroleum Museum (NPM)

Norwegian Petroleum Museum (NPM) How are oil and gas formed? Experience the hunt for black gold beneath the seabed and join a journey at the frontiers of technology. Follow petroleum from its origin million of years ago to the exploration and production of oil and gas in the North Sea. Learn about the technology, the dimensions,...

The Early Iron Age Farm Museum

The Early Iron Age Farm Museum If you want to learn something about Norwegian history you can check out Stavanger’s archaeological museum. This can be combined with Jernaldergården (the Iron Age farm). This is a reconstruction of a farm built in the Iron Age. If you go there it is worth contacting a guide so that he/she can talk...

The Norwegian Aviation Museum

The Norwegian Aviation Museum The Norwegian National Aviation Museum or “Norsk Luftfartsmuseum” has a number of exhibits and special programs dedicated to civil and military aviation history and Norway’s role within it. The collections are a cooperative venture between the Norwegian National Aviation Museum, the AVINOR Museum,...

Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum The Museum follows a profile of environmental archaeology and interdisciplinary study, with a scientific staff that includes representatives from archaeology, the natural sciences and modern cultural history. Thematic exhibitions. Antiquities exhibitions. Activities for children. Film shows. CD-ROM...

Dalane Folk Museum and Egersund Museum of Pottery

Dalane Folk Museum and Egersund Museum of Pottery The Dalane Folkemuseum (Dalane Folk Museum) is divided into two parts. The more interesting main section features eight historic timber homes at Slettebø, 3.5 km north of the town just off the Rv42. A typical farmer's home and a senior civil servant's home from the 18th and 19th centuries, and...

The Karmøy Museums and other attractions in Karmøy

The Karmøy Museums and other attractions in Karmøy Karmøy boasts four museums that relate its history through the past few centuries. The Mælandsgården museum is located in Skudeneshavn Old Town, and tells the saga of the town that grew from the herring fisheries. Åkrehamn Coastal Museum and Karmøy Fishery Museum tell the story about the coastal...

Nordmøre Museum

Nordmøre Museum Regional museum for Nordmøre. The main theme is maritime culture with emphasis on the history of craftsmanship, fisheries and shipping. It is on the northern part of Møre og Romsdal county. The museum was founded in 1894. In addition the museum is comprised of 16 various buildings preserved in...

Bergen Aquarium (Norwegian: Akvariet i Bergen)

Bergen Aquarium (Norwegian: Akvariet i Bergen) Here at the Bergen Aquarium you will meet famous local personalities like Vitus, Dodraugen and Ping Kong. You can also experience the great atmosphere created by the young and old citizens of Bergen who keep coming back to say hello to the animals – and to meet each other. Since 1960, the aquarium...

Museum Vest

Museum Vest Museum Vest consists of six museums in Bergen and on the islands west of Bergen;The Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, Norwegian Fisheries Museum, The North Sea Traffic Museum, Fjell fortress, Herdla Museum and the Coastal Museum in Øygarden. Museum Vest focuses on coastal culture, fisheries,...

Bergen Art Museum

Bergen Art Museum Bergen Art Museum three collection´s comprises masterpieces of Munch, 18th century interiors frm Bergen, Norwegian and International art from the 14th century to contemporary art. Bergen Art Museum is one of the largest art museums in the Nordic countries. Visitors can appreciate art from the...

Edvard Grieg Museum, Troldhaugen

Edvard Grieg Museum, Troldhaugen Grieg composed many of his most popular works while he lived at Troldhaugen, 1885-1907. The museum arranges a series of concerts during the summer and autumn. More info about Edvard Grieg - A composer of classical music The museum comprises the composer Edvard Grieg’s villa from 1885, the composer’...

Siljustøl Museum

Siljustøl Museum - home of the composer Harald Sæverud Siljustøl is one of Norway's most special artist homes. The residence is situated in picturesque surroundings and was the composer Harald Sæverud's great source of inspiration. His studio, grand piano and personal effects lie just as he left them at his death in 1992. The museum offers visitors a...

Permanenten West Norway Museum of Decorative Art

People and Possessions - Permanenten West Norway Museum of Decorative Art An outwardgoing and experimental museum for handicrafts and design. Permanent and varying exhibitions. The museum presents design and decorative art in untraditional ways. The collections consist of approximately 33,000 Norwegian and European artworks from the l6th century until today. First and...

Gamle Bergen Museum - Museum of old Bergen

Gamle Bergen Museum - Museum of old Bergen Outdoor museum with over 40 Bergen style wooden houses along streets, market places and alleys and with interiors from the time of our great grandparents and great-great-grandparents. Bergen is known for its old wooden houses, and at the Old Bergen Museum there is a whole cluster of them. Some of...

The North Sea Traffic or Maritime Museum in Telavåg

The North Sea Traffic or Maritime Museum in Telavåg The North Sea Traffic or Maritime Museum is situated in Telavåg on the island Sotra west of Bergen. During World War II Telavåg played an important role in the North Sea Traffic – the illegal boat traffic between Norway and Great Britain. It is one of the six museum of Museum Vest. The museum was...

Ingebrigt Vik Museum

Ingebrigt Vik Museum - exhibits works of sculptor Ingebrigt Vik A museum of sculptures which exhibits nearly all the works of the sculptor Ingebrigt Vik. In Øystese is almost everything the sculptor Ingebrigt Vik made gathered. He worked as an artist for only fifteen years yet still managed to establish himself as one of the most important sculptors in Norway....

Egersund - Norway's bigest fishing harbour

Egersund - Norway's bigest fishing harbour Egersund - a small, cosy town nestling in a rugged but protective coast of islands, coves and skerries - celebrated its 200th anniversary year in 1998. The town and region offer natural attractions, cultural events and outdoor pursuits of many kinds. Egersund is nestled on the hilly coast protected...

Sandnes - the Bicycle Town

Sandnes - the Bicycle Town Why not devote your holiday to an impressive journey along the west coast? The North Sea Road is the holiday route that takes you from the charms of southern Norway to the flat Jæren area and then on into the dramatic landscape of the Norwegian fjord country. The coastal area lies there waiting to...

Rogaland Museum of Fine Arts (Rogaland Kunstmuseum)

Rogaland Museum of Fine Arts (Rogaland Kunstmuseum) The Rogaland Museum of Fine Arts (Rogaland Kunstmuseum) is an institutional crossroad and has temporary exhibitions in addition to a selection from the permanent collection and the Halvdan Hafsten Collection. The exhibition programme contains a variety of Norwegian and international art,...

Utstein Monastery

Utstein Monastery Utstein Monastery lies by the shipping lane between Stavanger and Karmsund. It belongs to the municipality of Rennesøy. Access is easy today. Follow the signposted turn-off from the highway between Stavanger and Haugesund. The first mention of Utstein is made in Torbjørn Hornkloves old Norse lay...

Bømlo - one island, a thousand adventures

Røyksund canal, Bømlo - one island, a thousand adventures Bømlo is an island community consisting of more than 1 000 large and small islands. The old municipality of Finnås was divided into Bømlo, Bremnes, and Moster on 1 July 1916. The two latter municipalities were merged back into Bømlo on 1 January 1963. A new recreation centre and a new upper...

Haugalandet - Norways birthplace

Røvær Sjøhus Norway's earliest settlement Throughout the whole of the Haugalandet region we find traces of settlements from time immemorial. On the basis of the oldest and largest discoveries from the Stone Age, including flint axes, arrowheads and spear heads found at Fosen in Karmøy, we know that humans have...

The Etne landscape

The Etne landscape The landscape in Etne is fertile and changing. The area has one of west Norway's best salmon fishing rivers, picturesque, little farming villages and great stretches of wild, beautiful scenery. New life has arrived in Etne village. Over the past few years, several new tourism companies have set up...

The Top of Bergen - ULRIKEN - highest of the 7 mountains

The Top of Bergen - ULRIKEN - highest of the 7 mountains Bergen is surrounded by one of the world’s most spectacular tourist attractions – the Norwegian Fjords, which have now been included on UNESCO´s World Heritage List. Ulriken (643 metres above sea level) is the highest of the seven mountains (“de syv fjell”) that surround Bergen. Bergen has given a...

Hordamuseet folk museum

Hordamuseet folk museum Hordamuseet is the folk museum for the Bergen district, founded 1945. Here you can get a glimpse into the traditional way of life in the rural areas around Bergen, where most families lived of farming and fishing. Hordamuseet is a regional museum with 50 years of cultural history for Bergen Folk...

The municipality of Modalen

The municipality of Modalen Welcome to the municipality of Modalen. Modalen lies at the innermost end of Osterfjord. It has dramatic surroundings, with steep mountains, powerful waterfalls and widespread moors. Modalen has great possibilities for outdoor activities, such as walks in the mountain area of Stølsheimen and...

The Heathland Centre at Lygra - next to sea

The Heathland Centre at Lygra - next to sea The coastal heathlands have for thousands of years been the face of Europe towards the Atlantic. Today they are rapidly disappearing everywhere. This timeless landscape is a cultural heritage from generations of fishermen-crofters and their subsistence based on coastal resources. The Heathland...

Radøy - the green isle

Radøy - the green isle In 1560 the ancient county of Bergenshus stretched along the whole of thewestern Norwegian coast from Lindesnes to the border with Nordmøre.Some of the oldest Stone Age settlements in Norway, at Fosnstraumen,be tween Austrheim and Radøy, at Blomvåg in Øygarden and at Skipshellerenin Vaksdal, can be...

Alver Hotel - North of the white bridge

white bridge The family – run Alver Hotel was established in 1959 in the rural surroundings of Alversund, on the farm where the well-known Norwegian author Amalie Skram spent much of her childhood, just a short distance to Norway`s most beautiful city: Bergen. After the opening of the new Nordhordland Bridge,...

Norwegian Glacier Museum

Norwegian Glacier Museum The history of the glacier The Ice Age - 20,000 years ago, vast glaciers covered most of Northern Europe. Then, as the temperatures began to rise, the ice melted and revealed a hidden land. The village of Fjærland forms a meeting place for the Sognefjord and the Jostedal glacier, the largest...

Something a Little Different at Brekkestranda

Something a Little Different at Brekkestranda Sognefjorden is Norway's longest fjord. At Brekke towards the west it is at its widest. This is also where one of Norway's architecturally most exciting hotels lies on a 5 minute detour from the main road along the coast, highway R39. Only one and a half hours drive, with no ferries, from Bergen....

Østerbø Turisthytte

Østerbø Turisthytte Østerbø Turisthytte is located in the valley of Aurlandsdalen on highway no. 50, and is the perfect base for long treks in the mountains and hill walks. Accommodation in rooms or cabins, and delicious, homemade Norwegian food. Østerbø Turisthytte - traditional tourist cabin in the heart of the...

Ålesund - the Art Nouveau City

Art Nouveau Style At the mouth of the world famous Geirangerfjord lies Norway's fisheries capital and minimetropolis, Ålesund. The town is internationally renowned for its distinctive Art Nouveau architecture abundant in turrets, spires and imaginative ornamentation. A wander through the town centre also reveals a...

LUSTER - a miniature West Country

Winter and spring adventures in LUSTER Luster is situated where Europe's longest fjord, Sognefjord, stretches inwards through the countryside to meet the glacier, Jostedalsbre, and the Jotunheimen mountains. In the course of an hour's drive you experience the contrasts between luxuriant hamlets around the fjord, waterfalls, mountain...

Kongeparken Family Park

Kongeparken Family Park Western Norway's largest amusement park and Rogaland's most popular attraction. Discover the delights of the magic chocolate factory where children are invited to make real Freia milk chocolate! The park has much to offer, including Norway's longest bob run, "brumleband", Norway's biggest merry-go-...

Traditional hotels in beautiful 19th century wooden buildings

 beautiful West Norway The most beautiful in West Norway During the 19th century, from around 1850, a number of beautiful hotel buildings were erected in the classic Swiss style, particularly around the fjords of West Norway. By then, tourism was the new industry, bringing fresh life to the fjord-side villages....

Olde Hansa Bergen

Olde Hansa Bergen Hanseatic Times come alive! Stride boldly on the wooden streets inside Bryggen to find Olde Hansa, the merchants' gathering place, welcoming ye to join the grand banquets of food and delight. Come fill thy goblets with the finest beer that can be found and the sweet wines of the South. Fill thy...

Juhls - praised for their authentic design

Juhls - praised for their authentic design Juhls - praised for their authentic design You feel the atmosphere as soon as you enter into Juhls Silver Gallery on Bryggen. The lighting, the compositions of the exhibitions, the colours. Everything bears witness to the artistic hearts behind it. The girls behind the counter spend time on each...

The best campsite in Bergen

The best campsite in Bergen Lone Camping is just off highway 580, 19 km from Bergen town centre. It is the largest campsite in Bergen, covering a total area of 12 acres with space for about 300 tents with its idyllic location on the banks of Haukeland lake, and right at the foot of Liafjellet mountain (650 metres above sea...

Haugaland Golf Course, Sveio

Haugaland Golf Course, Sveio The golf course is situated in lovely natural surroundings in the district of Sveio, approximately 20 km north of Haugesund. Invitingly green fairways and greens make beautiful contrasts with the heath and moorland. Sveio is renowned for its freshwater and sea-angling areas. Haugalandet’s new golf...

Meland Golf Club

Meland Golf Club Meland Golfclub is an 18-hole champion course located in beautiful surroundings and with outstanding practice facilities. Meland Golf and Nature Park is situated 22 miles(36 km) north of Bergen. A truly beautiful fjord land setting close to Herdlafjord, 30 minutes drive from Bergen in the region of...

Ålesund Golf Club (Solnør Gaard Golf Course)

Ålesund Golf Club (Solnør Gaard Golf Course) The club’s golf course, Solnør Gaard, is beautifully situated in Skodje outside Ålesund. The course is varied and challenging. Solnør Gaard Golf Course is 30 kilometers from Ålesund and has 18 holes, with golf cars available for rent. The 18 hole course is situated in a park and forest area, and...

ROGALAND - Accommodation in West Norway

ROGALAND - Accommodation  in West Norway This is a selected list of accommodations in West Norway, spanning from hotels and guesthouses to cabins and campsites. The following codes are used: Category: H = Hotel P = Guesthouse A = Apartments U = Cabins B = Camper Site C = Camping O = Overnight only Standard: H = High standard G = Good...

HORDALAND Accommodation

HORDALAND Viking This is a selected list of accommodations in West Norway, spanning from hotels and guesthouses to cabins and campsites. The following codes are used: Category: H = Hotel P = Guesthouse A = Apartments U = Cabins B = Camper Site C = Camping O = Overnight only Standard: H = High standard G = Good...

SOGN and FJORDANE Accommodation

Visit SOGN and FJORDANE This is a selected list of accommodations in West Norway, spanning from hotels and guesthouses to cabins and campsites. The following codes are used: Category: H = Hotel P = Guesthouse A = Apartments U = Cabins B = Camper Site C = Camping O = Overnight only Standard: H = High standard G = Good...

MØRE and ROMSDAL Accommodation

MØRE and ROMSDAL visit This is a selected list of accommodations in West Norway, spanning from hotels and guesthouses to cabins and campsites. The following codes are used: Category: H = Hotel P = Guesthouse A = Apartments U = Cabins B = Camper Site C = Camping O = Overnight only Standard: H = High standard G = Good...

Vidden - A mountain foot walk from the city of Bergen

Vidden direction Sign - A mountain foot walk from the city of Bergen The primary mountain region within Bergen kommune is Gullfjellet, with Gullfjellstoppen as the highest peak (987m). A number of lower peaks are found on - or connects logically to the Gullfjellet massif. Another significant mountain plateau, Ulriken - Vidden - Rundemanen, is found just east of the...

Driving in Bergen

The major highways in Bergen are E16 and 1 which run North/South and are the major routes to Trondheim and Stavanger respectively. The major West highway is 555 leading to the island of Sotra. The East highway 580 leads to Voss and eventually Oslo. Seat belts: In Norway, seat belts are required to...

Bergen - Useful Tourist Information

Driving in Bergen Bergen International Airport The Bergen international airport, Flesland, is located just 20 km outside the city to the south. See the satelite image of Bergen to visualize this -- the airport is the bright semi-circular object at the bottom. Access to the airport is via the...

Stølsheimen landscape preservation area

Stølsheimen landscape preservation area The Stølsheimen landscape preservation area is a mountain area with many summer pasture farms in hilly terrain bordering on a spectacular fjord landscape. Within the protected area you will also find the roadless and exotic Finnafjord in the municipality of Vik. Directorate for Nature Management (...

Lærdal - head of the Sognefjord, halfway between East Norway and West Norway

Lærdal - head of the Sognefjord, halfway between East Norway and West Norway Lærdal is situated at the head of the Sognefjord, halfway between East Norway and West Norway. You can reach it by car, bus or air, or by boat, for instance across the beautiful Nærøyfjord. The Lærdal valley is located in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, western Norway. It winds from the Lærdal...

Hardanger Fjord - A Natural Source Of Tourist Destination

Hardanger Fjord - A Natural Source Of Tourist Destination Arriving Hardanger during springtime you will immediately understand why the composer Edvard Grieg got inspiration to some of his finest masterpieces here. The blossom is really springtime's most beautiful adventure; with blue fjord, snow-covered mountains and foaming... Arriving Hardanger during...

How to get Hardanger Fjord

How to get Hardanger Fjord Hardangerjord is situated centrally in the heart of Western Norway and is easy to reach from most arrival points in Southern Norway. There are many direct flights from several European cities to Bergen, and Bergen is only a 1 hour drive from Hardangerfjord. It takes between 2-2.5 hours to drive...

Getting Hardangerfjord By Air

Getting Hardangerfjord By Air Here you will find airline companies that are flying to Bergen, Haugesund, and Stavanger. Click on the links to get connected to the airline website where you will find the flight information you will need. Bergen Airport, Flesland Domestic direct flights: Bodø (SAS) - Fagernes ( SAS) - Florø (DAT...

Getting Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) By Road (Car)

Getting Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) By Road Hardanger has inspired a lot of Norwegian and foreign artists. The composer Edvard Grieg had his own cabin by Hardangerfjorden, and one of the most famous Norwegian masterpieces is the painting "Bridal Voyage on the Hardanger Fjord" by Tidemand and Gude. Hardanger is still the symbol of national...

Getting Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) By Train

Getting Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) By Train Bergensbanen Railway "When you buy a ticket to from Oslo to Bergen you are at the same time buying a ticket to one of Europe's most spectacular experiences. We are talking about the Bergensbanen Railway, one of Europe's highest train jourmeys" (Zine, nsb 2005) To get to Hardangerfjord you must get...

Getting Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) By Boat

Getting Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) By Boat Guest Harbours i Hardanger Eidfjord: Eidfjord town centre. NOK 50,- per 24 hours. Granvin: Granvin Guest Harbour at Eide, free. Jondal: Jondal Guest Harbour, shower/toilet, washing machine/dryer and bunker. NOK 50,-/day. Herand Guest Harbour, shower/toilet, washing machine/dryer, waste container,...

Getting Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) By Bus

Getting Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) By Bus Hardangerfjord can be reached by bus from most parts of South Norway, and the following two companies have several schedules to Hardangerfjord from Bergen, Haugesund, Stavanger, Kristiansand, and Oslo. NOR-WAY Bussekspress has several express routes all across the Fjord Noway region in different...

Rental Service in Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord)

Rental Service in Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Motor boat/rowing boat rental Eidfjord: Rowing boats with or without engine, equipped with safety jackets are available at the tourist inforrmation in Eidfjord Granvin: All camping sites have rowing boats for rental. Some sites have also fishing equippment for rental. Jondal: Contact the tourist...

Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) - Activities for All Seasons

Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) - Activities for All Seasons Norway's largest fjord reaches deep into its mountainous heartland. Traditional villages amid spectacular scenery. Playground for outdoor activities in all seasons. Experience the fjord with a cruise. Popular activities nearby are summer skiing at Folgefonna and hiking on Hardangervidda, one of...

Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Spring Vacation Activities

Hardanger spring blossoming Experience two seasons in one weekend. Cross Folgefonna during the spring thaw, and keep that wintry feeling as the excitement builds. You’ll return with a sense of freedom and satisfaction, and with a brighter outlook on life. Hardanger is characterized by diversity, and in spring, as the...

Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Glacier Hiking

Blue ice hike on the Juklavass Glacier Folgefonni Breførarlag will take you safely: Blue ice hike on the Juklavass Glacier "Standard" blue-ice hike at the Juklavass glacier Folgefonna lengthwise, Jondal- Rosendal Educational nature trail- Folgefonna Glacier hike, private glacier guide Glacier guiding between Fonnabu-Holmaskjer, Sundal...

Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Cruise - Osafjorden

Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Cruise - Osafjorden 1-hour fjord cruise on the Ulvik and Osa fjord. Tickets available from Rica Brakanes Hotel. Ask Ulvik Tourist Office. Time, location and contact Location: Ulvik Fjord Cruise - Osafjorden NO-5730 Ulvik Phone: 56 52 61 05 Email: rica.brakanes.hotel@rica.no Nearest Tourist Offices and Information...

S/J "Mathilde - Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Cruise

S/J "Mathilde - Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Cruise During the summer "Mathilde" sails along the coast. People of all ages - with or without sailing experience - can take part. east, a vessel that makes sailing in these waters a historic experience. This is a unique way of getting acquainted with both Norwegian nature and culture. "Mathilde " can be...

Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Cruise - The Viking Ship "Tyra"

Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Cruise - The Viking Ship "Tyra" Come join us for a cruise on a real Viking ship! As you get to take on the role as an oarsman, you'll have to keep stroke with the other oarsmen. Time, location and contact Day: Every day Time: 01.07.10 - 31.08.10 Location: Avgang frå Øystese Kyrkje The Viking Ship "Tyra" Kyrkjekaien 5610 Øystese...

Tourist Route on the Hardangerfjord

Tourist Route on the Hardangerfjord Every day in this period you may enjoy the Queen of the Norwegian fjords at a fjord cruise, connected with bus from Voss and Bergen. The cruise starts in and returns to Norheimsund and calls on the villages of Herand, Utne, Lofthus, Kinsarvik, Ulvik and Eidfjord.Time and location Day: Every day...

Boat Trip on Hardangervidda

Boat Trip on Hardangervidda "Fjord cruise" on Hardangervidda plateau with the "Halnekongen" on Halne fjord 1.130 metres above sea level. (about 2m from route no. 7. Duration 30 min. one way. Starting point for mountain walks from Halne Mountain Lodge. Prebooking is recommended. Schedule on tourist office in Eidfjord. Location...

Fjord Cruise with "MS Peer Gynt"

Fjord Cruise with "MS Peer Gynt" Departure Steinstø 13:00 and 15:00, Botnen 14:00 and 16:30.The boat is moored at Steinstø quay, by Route 7, 10 km from Øystese, direction Voss. "Peer Gynt" will take you on a guided fjord trip, through the narrow and enchanting Fyksesund, to the roadless hamlet of Botnen. Location: KVAM, Steinstø...

Hardangerfjord Adventure ANS

Hardangerfjord Adventure ANS Organize adventures and activities like; mountain trips, horse back riding, glacier trips, bike trips, canoeing, boat trips, fishing, hunting, well being activities, entertainment, local culture and local dishes/food. Location: KVAM, Norheimsund Gamle Sandvenveg 41 5600 Norheimsund Phone: 90 01 90...

Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Cruise Forsiden - Tide Reiser

Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Cruise Forsiden - Tide Reiser Tide Reiser is a part of the Tide group and we have offices all over Norway. offer you a wider selection of tours and adventures. Choose between overnight packages, day excursions, short trips and sightseeing tours whether you travel alone or with friends. For the people at Tide, this has been the...

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...

Mountain Hiking With Snow Shoes

Mountain Hiking With Snow Shoes Snow shoes gives you a different experience during the winter, making it easier and safer to walk in the mountain. It is easy to turn slowly and controlled in down hills. At the same time you an run if you want. Our guide takes no more than 25 people on snow shoe trips. We rent snow shoes and a...

The Røldal Market

The Røldal Market Sales and activities based on local culture, finst cheese making, baking and brewing. The Røldal market is held every year, around Midsummer Day, and is an interesting exhibition of traditional handicrafts. Join the pilgrimage which ends with midnight mass in the stave church for a particularly...

Røldal Stave Church

Røldal Stave Church The beautiful stave church in Røldal was one of the most important churches in western Norway in the middle ages. The church was probably built in the 12th century and decorated inside in the 16th century. During the Middle Ages Røldal was a major meeting place for pilgrims, next to the Nidaros...

Skysstasjonen Cabins/ Camping

Skysstasjonen Cabins/ Camping Røldal is a mountain hamlet, 400 metres above sea-level. From here you can hike and fish in the mountains or fish in the Røldalsvatnet lake. There are as many as four fjords to choose between, all within 45 km.: the Saudafjord, Hardangerfjord, Åkrafjord and Hyllsfjord. Owner Berit and Oddbjørn...

Valldalen

Valldalen A valley with traditional mountain farms (seter) near Røldal. At the very end of the valley, you can see Valldalsdammen (700 m above sea level), height 90 m. Valldalen is one of the most frequently used gateways for hikes on Hardangervidda, such as to Sandfloeggi, the highest point on the plateau,...

Guided Hikes

Guided Hikes Ulvik Tourist Office offers a range of guided forest and high-mountain walks and hikes, and has something to suit all. The hikes vary in length and degree of difficulty. Hikes available depend on season, weather and snow conditions. Ulvik Area Hiking tours Map with a guide Contact Ulvik Tourist...

The fruit- and cider walk Ulvik

The fruit- and cider walk Ulvik The fruit and cider walk Lekve – Syse – Hakestad. The four farms that constitute the fruit and cider walk have a south-facing and sunny situation in the middle of the fruit farming village of Ulvik. The farms are within walking distance of each other, only 1,5-2,5 km from the village centre. The...

Apple Tree walk

Apple Tree walk The Apple Tree walk Lekve – Syse – Hakestad. Walking time: approx. 2 hours. Time and location Day: Every day Time: 01.01.10 - 31.12.10 Location: Ulvik Apple Tree walk Map: Season all year round More Info For Apple Tree walk - Ulvik Area Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Mountain Hiking, Strolling,...

Hardangerjøkulen

Hardangerjøkulen Guided hikes on Hardangerjøkulen Glacier. Price includes guide and necessary equipment. Please contact DNT Finsehytta for information/ booking. Hiking Ski activities. Glacier hike, Hiking tours with a guide. Area Cover: Vøringsfoss, Eidfjord Vøringsfoss, Hardangervidda Hardangerjøkulen Map: Prices...

Carwalks - Ulvik

Carwalks - Ulvik Map system covering the county of Hordaland. Suggestions for car trips and walks. 4 different maps for the Ulvik area are available, priced at NOK 10.- each. The following walks/areas are covered: 21A Western Culture Trail, 21B Eastern Culture Trail, 21C Åsen Round-trip, 21D Osa. Carwalks - Ulvik...

Ulvik Village Walk

Ulvik Village Walk Ulvik is located at the end of one of Hardanger Fjord's arms. The village has always been a tourist magnet. Here, numerous artists have settled down, and traditions and creativeness go hand in hand in Ulvik. We invite you on an easy stroll, to get acquainted with the history and daily life of Ulvik...

Strolls in Granvin

Strolls in Granvin Eide - Vassenden - Kjerland - Røynstrand - Eide (Along River Hyrpo and Granvin River) Kyrkjestrondi - Vindal - Haugse - Hausnes (View of Granvin Lake) Eide - Medås/Selland - Taskjelle - Bilde (Along the Granvin River and up to different viewpoints) Eide - Røynstrand - Hamre (Along Granvin Fjord)...

Hikes in Granvin

Hikes in Granvin Den Gamle Postvegen (Old Postal Route) to Ulvik, 3 1/2 hours. Stokksel - Vallavik, 2 1/2 - 3 hours. Kvanndal - Kvanndalsdalen, rich flora. Haugseåsen - Vatnaset - Måvatn - Tveito - Haugseåsen, round-trip with way-marked trail. Haugseåsen Ski Centre, high-standard walking trails in summer. Kvanndal...

The Old Railway Line

The Old Railway Line The old Hardanger railway line, in use for some 50 years, is now a footpath and cycle track between Eide and Nesheim - a peaceful trip with beautiful views over Granvin Lake. The footpath and cycle track continues from Skjervet to Voss. The Old Railway Line Hiking - Map: Contact: The Old Railway...

Sogestien Trail in Fitjadalen

Sogestien Trail in Fitjadalen Sogestien trail runs along the Fitjadal Lake, and plaques posted along the way provide information for walking tours. The trail leads to ancient rock carvings, sacrificial sites, mountain cabins, barns and boathouses in idyllic surroundings. A brochure including a map is available from the tourist...

Carwalks Hardanger

Carwalks Hardanger Carwalks is a new and exiting concept and offer to those who are not satisfied just taking in the scenery through the car window. We have designed a number of trips that combine a car journey with well marked, interesting walks of reasonable lenght. Special walking and hiking sheets with maps and...

Carwalks - Kvam

Carwalks - Kvam 7 different maps covering the Kvam area are available, priced at NOK 10.- each. 20A Norheimsund, 20B Tolomarka, 20C Fitjadalen Øystese, 20D Gullfiskvatnet, 20E Ålvik, 23 A Nes/Nernæs, 23S Steinskvannddalen.A unique combination of car trips and suitable, well prepared and way-marked walks. Area...

Mountain Trips with Kvam Turlag

Mountain Trips with Kvam Turlag Kvam Mountain Touring Association arranges mountain hikes with guide. Scheduled trips every Wednesday. Please contact the Tourist Office for programme. Area Cover: Norheimsund, Kvam Mountain Trips with Kvam Turlag Hiking Tour Map: Contact: Mountain Trips with Kvam Turlag 5600 Norheimsund Internet...

Folgefonna Summer Ski Centre

Folgefonna Summer Ski Centre Folgefonna Summer Ski Centre is situated on the glacier at 1,200 metres above sea level, 19 km from Jondal ferry quay. The ski lift is 1100 m long. Fine conditions for cross-country skiing, marked tracks to the top of the glacier at 1640 m above sea level. Snowboard, alpine- and cross-country...

Snow Activities on Folgefonna Glacier

Snow Activities on Folgefonna Glacier Snow Activities on Folgefonna Glacier A surfaced road of 19 kms (Toll road NOK 50) leads from the ferry quay to the glacier edge of Norway's 3rd largest glacier. Free parking at the Summerski centre abt. 1200 m. above sea level. Ski coaches from Jondal medio June-medio August. Norway's longest...

Educational and Nature Trail

 Educational and Nature Trail Educational nature trail along the glacier`s edge. Information boards providing details on the glacier and the surrounding countryside. This walk can be done with or without guide. Advance bookings required for guided tours. Free of charge w/o guide. Group activities, Surprise excursions, Glacier...

Blue ice hike on the Juklavass Glacier

Blue ice hike on the Juklavass Glacier "Easy" Blue ice hike on the Juklavass Glacier Folgefonni Breførarlag takes you on a walk on one of Norway`s coastal glaciers. If you are physically fit and over 12 years of age, Folgefonna breførarlag welcomes you to join them. 2 daily arrangements: Blue ice hike in Juklavassbreen - a safe journey...

Folgefonni Breførarlag

 Folgefonni Breførarlag Folgefonni Breførarlag will take you on a walk on one of Norway`s coastal glaciers. If you are physically fit and over 12 years of age, Folgefonna Breførarlag welcomes you to join them. Three daily arrangements available; Blue ice hike in Juklavassbreen, Sundalsvegen, and an educational walk along...

Glacier Walk - Sundalsvegen

Glacier Walk - Sundalsvegen Folgefonni Breførarlag will take you on a walk on one of Norway`s coastal glaciers. If you are physically fit and over 12 years of age, Folgefonna Breførarlag welcomes you to join them. Sundalsvegen - a historical tourist road along Folgefonna between Sundal and Odda. Starting point at Fonnabu or...

Jondal Guest Harbour

Jondal Guest Harbour Guest harbour with electricity. Service centre with toilet and shower facilities. Petrol and diesel pumps available at SPAR Jondal and at the quay. Jondal Guest Harbour is equipped Gas- and diesel pump by SPAR Jondal. Docking. Herand guest boat harbour/picnic area has a new service installation...

Glacier Trip, personal Glacier Guide

Glacier Trip, personal Glacier Guide If you don't want to join one of our daily trips you can get your own glacier guide. Then the trip can be special for you or your group. You decide the date, time, and what to experience, easy walking on the glacier or real ice climbing? Maximum 10-12 person pr. glacier guide. The price includes...

From Fjord to Glacier

From Fjord to Glacier Ideal for Autumn activities, Group activities, For groups by bus, Christmas activities, Team building, Nature, Winter activities, Culture, Adventure, Conference, Mountain tour, Surprise excursions, Glacier hike, Guided tour, Activity companies, Hiking tours with a guide. Bondhus valley is perhaps...

Guided Blåisen Hikes

Guided Blåisen Hikes Glacier walks Day tour from Voss to the glacier Blåisen near Finse. Glacier in Finse arranged and conducted by business activity Jøklagutane AS. Normally starts glacier at about 1100 from Finse Station at / in the waiting room. Glscier equipmant included in the price. Train ticket has to be...

Heritage Trail

Heritage Trail A way-marked heritage trail starts by the saw in Herand. On this round trip you can experience extraordinary geological phenomena. Finds show evidence that people have been here for thousands of years, and the cultural landscape illustrates how mankind, through generations, have used the nature for...

Mailbox hike

Mailbox hike Every year, Jondal Sports association places mailboxes along some of the tracks in Jondal enabling the hikers to sign the guest books. Information on the hikes is available at Jondal tourist office. Inside the mailbox is a log which hikers can sign or write a brief message in. The elevation of the...

Carwalks - Jondal

Carwalks - Jondal 2 different maps covering the Jondal area are available, priced at NOK 10.- each. each.Tour 20: Kvam Ullensvang Jondal. 20 M: Herand. A unique combination of car trips and suitable, well prepared and way-marked walks. Carwalks, Hiking. Carwalks - Jondal - Map: Contact: Carwalks - Jondal 5627...

Tysso Via Ferrata - The sky ladder to Trolltunga/Preikestolen

Tysso Via Ferrata - The sky ladder to Trolltunga/Preikestolen For the 2010 season Opplev Odda will take you on a hike trough the new via ferrata route Himmelstigen to Trolltunga/Preikestolen. It’s a hike filled with impressing attractions and Norwegian history. The Ringedal lake, the Ringedal dam, Tyssebotn, Tyssestrengene, Himmelstigen, the giant marmites at...

Hardanger Opplevelse

Hardanger Opplevelse Experience nature based activities in Hardanger! Hardanger Opplevelse is the quality provider for such arrangements, with its main base in this region. Through our knowledge about nature and outdoor life and true satisfaction by being out in the nature, we in Hardanger Opplevelse will give you good...

Bicycle Hire at Odda Camping

Bicycle Hire at Odda Camping Welcome to a great bike ride in the Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Mountain Experience! Canoe, bike, and tennis racket hire at Odda Camping. Time and location Day: Every day Time: 01.01.09 - 31.12.10 Location: Odda Facilities General facilities reservations accepted Opening times Day: Every day...

Odda Camping, Room, Tent, Cabins, Campsite

Odda Camping, Room, Tent, Cabins, Campsite Odda Camping is situated idyllically between two national parks, Hardangervidda and Folgefonna glacier. We are situated in peaceful surroundings where the nature has many contrasts; lakes, high mountains with snow and ice on the highest peaks, and enormous waterfalls. It is only 2km from the...

Vasstun Guest House, Odda

Vasstun Guest House, Odda Vasstun Guest House enjoys an idyllic setting in Odda, Hardanger - only 3 hours from Bergen. We offer waterfalls and fjord views, as well as easy access to the Hardangervidda and Folgefonna National Parks. The guest house is a new, modern and stylish building, comprising an abundance of culture,...

Seljestad and Løyning, Odda

Seljestad and Løyning, Odda With Korlevoll Ski Arena and Ljontjørn Ski Arena, these areas are excellent for skiing and snow activities. Floodlit. FIS approved Open: winter. Odda Area Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Mountain Hiking, Strolling, Day or Several Days Excursion - Winter activities, Sport, Ski activities. Seljestad...

Røldal Ski Center

Røldal Ski Center Possibly one of the best ski destinations in Norway. Here you'll find alot of powder snow. Known for its spaciousness, with plenty of snow from December to mid-summer. Normal debth of snow is between 3 and 5 metres. Off-piste, prepared and marked ski tracks in the mountains, good cross-country...

Norwegian Museum of Hydro Power and Industry, Tyssedal, Odda

Norwegian Museum of Hydro Power and Industry Take part in the Norwegian industrial adventure in Tyssedal! Early in the last century hydroelectric power created the modern Norway. The Norwegian Hydropower - and Industrial Museum is presenting the history through the industry villages Odda and Tyssedal. Our main attractions are the multimedia...

Tyssedal power plant (1906), Tyssedal, Odda

Tyssedal power plant (1906), Tyssedal, Odda In 1918, Tyssedal's hydropower facility was the biggest in Europe. Today, Tysso I Power Plant is a cultural monument - an architectural jewel beautifully situated by the Sørfjord, caringly restored. In the summer of 2004, Lilletopp, the plant at the top of the pipelines, has been opened to public....

Skjeggedal Valley, Tyssedal, Odda

Skjeggedal Valley, Tyssedal, Odda Come join us from fjord to mountain and waterfalls, along marked paths to mountain lakes rich in fish. In Tyssedal you'll find buildings with exciting architecture and outdoor swimming pool. Impressing is the power plant Tysso (1906-18) with power station, penstock, distribution reservoir and...

Tysso Via Ferrata Trolls Tongue/ Pulpit Rock

Tysso Via Ferrata Trolls Tongue/ Pulpit Rock OpplevOdda takes you on a trip to Trolltunga and Preikestolen – two famous mountain formations in Odda and two of Norway’s most unique nature attractions. For hundreds of years Trolltunga and Preikestolen has been popular tourist attractions both for people from the Hardangerfjord, but also for...

Tysso Via Ferrata in the footsteps of the navvy

 Tysso Via Ferrata in the footsteps of the navvy Opplev Odda invites you to a spectacular experience in the Tyssedal mountains! You will have the opportunity to feel how the everyday life was for the navvy people who built the waterpower stations, when they secured mountain constructions, founded the concrete fundament, hand carved bricks and...

Tysso Via Ferrata River Gorging

Tysso Via Ferrata River Gorging Visit one of the most hidden places in the Norwegian nature. Become impressed by the waterpower that has through thousands of years, made a majestic and spectacular river gorge. You will experience exciting rappellings and narrow gorges, you will definitively get wet, maybe a bit cold.. But most of...

Easter skiing trip on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, Hardangerviddda, Odda

Easter skiing trip on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, Hardangerviddda, Odda Does it tempt you with white mountain plateaus as far as your eye can see? Would you like to come see untouched nature where you are making the ski tracks? Become a part of the whole thing, the nature and the quietness. The snow glitters, the sun is shining, a cup of warm coco and an orange – you...

Opplev Odda AS

Opplev Odda AS OpplevOdda is an activity provider in the National Park municipality of Odda. The company offers breath-taking nature experiences, spectacular wildlife attractions, a fascinating history and an impressive range of activities - summer as well as winter. Odda Area Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord)...

Dyranut Fjellstove

Dyranut Fjellstove Dyranut Fjellstove is the highest situated mountain lodge at route 7 (1245 metres above sea level). In addition to magnificent nature, hunting and fishing, you can get accommodation and good food by us. Look for our landmark, the troll, and visit the highest situated mountain lodge by the main road...

Daily activities - Bicycling

Daily activities - Bicycling Odda is both a nature experience and a historical heritage. Odda presents history through a compelling nature, filled with green-clad hillside, great walks, spectacular views and stunning waterfalls. Canoe/kayak, Bicycle, Hiking tours with a guide. Facilities Activities mountaineering hiking...

Daily activities - canoeing

Daily activities - canoeing Odda is both a nature experience and a historical heritage. Odda presents history through a compelling nature, filled with green-clad hillside, great walks, spectacular views and stunning waterfalls. Group activities, Canoe/kayak, Guided tour. Odda Area Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Mountain...

Blue ice hike to the Buer Glacier, Odda

Blue ice hike to the Buer Glacier, Odda Buardalen is a side valley to Odda Valley. It is a beautiful, wild and lush valley between steep mountains. End of the valley lies the great glacier Buarbreen which is an arm of the glacier. Glacier Buarbreen has a unique coastal glaciers, with three glaciers extending down to the same valley....

Daily activities - hiking with guide, Odda

Daily activities - hiking with guide, Odda Odda is both a nature experience and a historical heritage. Odda present history through a compelling nature, filled with green-clad hillside, great walks, spectacular views and stunning waterfalls. Mountain tour, Hiking tours with a guide. Facilities: Age limit children adult Activities sights...

Arbeidarboligane i Folgefonngata, Odda

Arbeidarboligane i Folgefonngata, Odda See the slide show "Borna på Bakka", enjoy a guided tour of workmen's dwellings furnished as they were in 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1950. Odda Area Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Mountain Hiking, Strolling, Day or Several Days Excursion, Group activities, Nature, Summer activities, Adventure, Mountain...

Carwalks - Røldal

Carwalks - Røldal 4 different maps covering the Odda area are available, priced at NOK 10.- each. 22A Røldal, 22B Austdalen/Bråstøl - Røldal, 22C Valldalen/ Røldal, 22G Hovden, Odda. A unique combination of car trips and suitable, well prepared and way-marked walks. Carwalks, Odda Area Hardangerfjord (Hardanger...

Guided Hike to Trolltunga and Ringedalen, Odda

Guided Hike to Trolltunga and Ringedalen, Odda Hardanger Opplevelse invites you on a hike along the Ringe Valley. Experience the powerful nature, see the potholes surrounding the dried-out Tyssestrengen and enjoy the amazing feeling of standing at the edge of Trolltunga. Duration: 6 -9 hours. Bring a packed lunch. Subject to weather conditions...

Hardanger Breføring, Odda

Hardanger Breføring, Odda Hardanger Breføring offer daily guided tours on Buer glacier. The trips are suitable for everyone over the age of 12 years who are physically fit. The first part of the trip goes through beautiful cultural landscape up to the glacier before climbing to the glacier face and walking on the lower Buer...

Bikubegang - Town walk, Odda

Bikubegang - Town walk, Odda Town Walk in Odda, with focus on architecture and history, culture, and heritage. Please contact the Tourist Information for further information and booking. Odda Area Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Mountain Hiking, Strolling, Day or Several Days Excursion - Hiking tours with guide. Bikubegang...

The world of the "rallar", NVIM - Tyssedal, Odda

The world of the "rallar", NVIM - Tyssedal, Odda Walk through the old watercourses. Stone cutting and basic café. Use Norwegian Hydropower - and Industrial Museum (NVIM) as a starting point for a fantastic journey into the "rallar's" (working man) dramatic landscape. Children/Family Adventure centre, Architecture Museum. Tyssedal is built up...

Hardangervidda from Odda

Hardangervidda from Odda The vast mountain plateau of Hardangervidda is one of Europe's largest. It is also home to Northern Europe’s largest stock of reindeer. This is a popular spot for many challenging outdoor activities. The great polar explorers Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen, both used Hardangervidda to plan and...

Trolltunga and Preikestolen - Skjegggedal, Tyssedal, Odda

Trolltunga and Preikestolen - Skjegggedal, Tyssedal, Odda Odda was northern Europe's most popular tourist destination in 1904. The tourists came from all over Europe to experience the impressive nature attractions that Odda has to offer. The waterfalls in the Odda valley, the Folgefonna and Buer glaciers - and the two unique mountain formations at the...

Tourist road to Folgefonna National Park

Tourist road to Folgefonna National Park Glacier Bondhusbreen is an offshoot of the Folgefonna glacier in Norway. Folgefonna glacier is the third largest glacier in the mainland of Norway. 14 May 2005 Folgefonna National Park was established, protecting the glaciers and the surrounding areas. The glacier is home to a summer skiing resort...

Carwalks - Ullensvang

Carwalks - Ullensvang On the east side on Hardangervidda you will find a fantastic hiking area. The trails pass through varied scenery and you are guaranteed the most marvellous views, whichever way you go. 3 different maps covering the Ullensvang area are available, priced at NOK 10.- each. 21L Husedalen, Kinsarvik,...

Agatunet - Nortveit - Agatunet

Agatunet - Nortveit - Agatunet Hike with Agatunet, Norway's largest cluster-building hamlet, as both starting and finishing point. The terrain starts out flat, then gets more steep along the trail. A demanding hike that leads you through an exciting and interesting cultural landscape. Map available from the Tourist Office....

Fossesti - Trail to the Waterfalls

Husedalen in Kinsarvik, with its breathtaking scenery and waterfalls, is one of the most spectacular gateways to the Hardanger Plateau. Hardanger Fossasti is a nature and cultural history trail leading through this stunning countryside. The trail comprises eight decorative and informative displays...

The Monks Steps - Nosi

The Monks Steps - Nosi Forest road/path from Lofthus to Nosi (950 m above sea level). This walk, to a fantastic viewpoint above Lofthus (called Nosi or “the Nose”). This is one of the gateways to the Hardangervidda plateau. At 650-700 metres, you'll find the monk steps made out of stone, probably laid by monks who...

Elvadalen - The Waterfalls

Elvadalen - The Waterfalls Trail leading along the river Opo. At the very end of the valley you can experience the waterfalls at close range. Bjødnebøkse is situated on the left hand sidde. Skrikjo, situated on the right side has a fall of about 400 m. Approx. 1 1/2 hrs walk from Lofthus. Map at the tourist office. Lofthus,...

Hardanger Fruit Trail

Hardanger Fruit Trail There are various paths around Lofthus that make up the Fruit Trail, with interesting facts presented along the way on giant information boards. The walk is mostly along lanes, passing through the orchards. You can extend it to the Skrelhaugen Folk Museum, which is a collection of preserved wooden...

Van der Tuuk Travel & Guide Service

Van der Tuuk Travel & Guide Service Van der Tuuk Reise and Guide Service can offer; garden walks and farm visits with samples of local specialities. Historical retrospect in old medieval living rooms or "røykjestova". Various hiking tours and horse ride if desired. Also offers various activities for groups . Escorts and transporta-...

Mountain Trail At Lofthus - Hardanger Mountain Trail

Mountain Trail At Lofthus -  Hardanger Mountain Trail Lofthus Hardanger Mountain Trail takes you into the high mountains, via the Munketreppene stairs to Nosi and the Hardangervidda (approx. 950 metres above sea level). The mountain trail at Lofthus provides the setting for a roundtrip that will take you up the Lofthus hillside via the Monks' Steps to...

Carwalks - Eidfjord

Carwalks - Eidfjord Eidfjord district is right at the head of the Hardangerfjord. Tourist road Rv7, the fastest and most scenic east-west route, traverses the district. In Eidfjord, you can take an interesting sightseeing tour or just relax beside the fjord, wander around, enjoy lunch and visit the excellent Gallery N...

Troll Train - Guided Tour of the Eidfjord area

Troll Train - Guided Tour of the Eidfjord area Troll Train, which runs on wheels, running a 50-minute guided tour of the Eidfjord area. From the train you can experience Eidfjord its lush scenery and culture of taxes, blah. Hæreid, west country the largest burial site from the Iron Age and Viking. A photo stop with a fantastic view over fjords...

Måbøberget, Eidfjord

Måbøberget, Eidfjord Stair Road in Måbøberget, popularly and mistakenly called Måbødalen. The term galsder is no traditional word in Harding goal, but is however in Eastern Norway and is the experts' opinion, borrowed the name. The oldest part of the population - or those who have knowledge of it - says "træppuna in...

Lægreid, Eidfjord

Lægreid, Eidfjord The village of Eidfjord is the innermost village on the Hardanger Fjord in the south-western Norwegian county of Hordaland. From the village centre you can walk along Lægreidsvegen past Eidfjord New Church, and the Old Church. Through a farmyard, follow Tråavegen, through Øvrehagen and then...

Vøringfossen, Eidfjord

Vøringfossen, Eidfjord Path to the bottom of the waterfall. Park your car near the uppermost opening of Mabotunnelen. Follow the old road towards the river. Turn on to the path and walk up the valley. Some of the paths leads across stone screes; remember to wear appropriate footwear and watch out for rock slides! About 1...

Hæreid, Eidfjord

Hæreid, Eidfjord Interesting one-hour walk from Eidfjord centre and across Hæreidsterassen, where 350 gravemounds from Vikingtimes have been found. Fascinating scenery. View over Eidfjord centre. Cultural history map for sale at the tourist office. Hæreid - Viking Graves Western Norway's largest burial site from...

Måbødalen, Eidfjord

Måbødalen, Eidfjord The Old Road in Måbødalen has been turned into a footpath and cycle track between Måbø ? Fossatromme/Vøringfoss Kafeteria. This famous road is a unique piece of engineering, which is explained on 21 information boards along the 5 km route. Måbødalen is an old footpath route that goes over well-...

Hardangervidda Nature Center, Eidfjord

Hardangervidda Nature Center, Eidfjord Eidfjord is home to the Hardangervidda Nature Centre, which offers visitors displays of the fauna and flora of the Hardangervidda, and a special film of the mountain plateau. The village’s history dates back to the Iron Age and Viking eras, and Iron Age and Viking graves can be seen by the road at...

Hardangervidda National Park

Hardangervidda National Park The largest highland plateau in Northern Europe Eidfjord is among Norway’s main tourist destinations. The village is surrounded by mountains up to 1,900 metres high, including the Hardangerjøkulen glacier. The adjacent Hardangervidda national park is part of northern Europe’s largest mountain...

Pathway along Simadalelva, Eidfjord

Pathway along Simadalelva, Eidfjord Start from the bridge that leads to Statkraft on the southern side of the river. You then follow the river through beautiful countryside with prepared fishing spots – suitable for the disabled. 3 km. Pathway along Simadalelva - Map: Contact Pathway along Simadalelva 5783 Eidfjord Phone: 53 67 34...

Climbing, Eidfjord - Flat Earth Adventures

Climbing, Eidfjord - Flat Earth Adventures Enjoy the Eidfjord scenery by canoe along the beautiful Hardangerfjord. The activity-company Flatearth Adventures is offering several daily activities like Kayak paddling, white water jump, rock climbing, river cayaking, fun rafting, down hill mountain biking (groups). Flatearth Adventures is...

Hardanger Active, Eidfjord

Hardanger Active, Eidfjord New activities for children and adults in Eidfjord! Discover the nature, your creativity and the adventure in Norway through activities - a combination between nature, history and culture. Hardanger Active is proudly located in the Hardanger Fjord & Fjell region in southern Norway. Hardanger...

Varbergshaugen, Eidfjord

Varbergshaugen, Eidfjord Øvre Eidfjord. Cemetery from the Iron and Viking Age. From route 7 you follow the Sæbø road and take the second road to the left. You then arrive at idyllic Varberghaugen. Grave mounds from the period 500 - 1.000 AD. Walk about 45 min. Free admission to all who are on pilgrimage. Unique great views...

Path to Kjeåsen Mountain Farm

Eidfjord offers much. Vøringfossen is one of the most famous and visited tourist attractions. Sima power plant provides an impressive home look at how nature used to produce renewable energy. Kjeåsen shows how people lived and made their living in the old days. Gallery Bergslien displays local art...