scenic attractions
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Trolltunga is one of the most spectactular scenic cliffs in Norway. Trolltunga  is situated about 1100 meters above sea level, hovering 700 metres above lake Ringedalsvatnet in Skjeggedal. The view is breathtaking. The hike goes through high...

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Vøringsfossen - Måbødalen

Enjoy the spectacular and most famous waterfall in Norway, with a free fall of 145m, and a total fall of 182m. A great view from the Fossli Hotel and the Vøringfoss cafeteria & souvenir. Located next to "Touristroad Hardanger" Rv7, with several...

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Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall

One of the most popular waterfalls in Norway. The Steinsdalsfossen has a fall of 50 m and is special because you can walk safe and dry behind it. The fall occured in 1699 when the river changed course. There is a footpath from the car park up to and...

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The four waterfalls of Husedalen valley and Hardangervidda National Park

The trail through Husedalen valley is one of the most beautiful hikes in Norway. Four stunning waterfalls in succession on the way from Kinsarvik to Hardangervidda mountain plateau. Hardangervidda is the largest high mountain plateau in northern Europe,...

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Hardangervidda Mountain Plateu

Hardangervidda is Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau and Norway's largest national park. Eidfjord, Ullensvang and Odda are the main gateways to this unique mountain area. A network of marked paths connect the mountain lodges, some with...

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Låtefoss Waterfall

Famous twin-waterfall close to route 13. Låtefoss is the king among our waterfalls and an internationally famous attraction. At the southern end of the waterfall, you might follow the path leading to where the hotel was previously lying. Today you...

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The Goldfish Lake

You can feed “goldfi sh” here! The goldfi sh in question are Ide, released into Skårsvatnet in 1914. Good picnic and bathing area. Featured on NRK - Norsk attraksjon 2009 (Norwegian attraction 2009). The Goldfish Lake, or Skårsvatnet, is 5 km from...

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Skjervsfossen Waterfall

Skjervsfossen waterfall is located on Rv 13 between Granvin and Voss. It consists of two falls in succession, and drops 150 m. In 1911, Granvin municipality bought the rights to the fall for NOK 5,000.

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Osa Mountain

A scenic mountain area 1,250m above sea level. Osafjellet is located between Bergensbana/Rallarvegen and Osa.The Hardangerjøkulen glacier is one of the highest peaks in the area. Open to traffi c between May and September. 20 km from the centre of Ulvik.

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Espelandsfossen Waterfall

Waterfall close to Rv 572. Falls 150 m

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3 km from the centre of Øystese, direction Fitjadalen. Parking available, well-maintained path down to viewing point.

Fruit and berry in Hardanger
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Steinstø Frukt og Kakebu

Stop and taste the probably best apple pie in the world at Steinstø Frukt- og Kakebu on Rv 7. Enjoy home-baked produce or snacks while enjoying the view of the Hardangerfjord towards the Folgefonna glacier. Choose from a selection of home-produced...

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Kjerland Gardsbutikk

Come for a nice shopping experience in this unique farm shop. It is situated in the yard of a farm with sheep and fruit production. The shop stocks a range of traditional foods, including vegetables, fruits, berries, meat and bakery products.

Local farm shop, Øystese “Gardsmatbutikken”

Juices, apple juice, fresh eggs, locally baked goods, apples and other fruits, vegetables, jam, meat, cured meat products and other items. Locally produced and also supplied from other small scale producers in Norway.

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Syse Gard

Typical farm of western Norway. Sheep farming and orchards. Farm shop with a wide range of home made products like apple juice, jam,canned plums and apples, apple chutney, cured and smoked mutton. From 01.08-24.12 the outlet is open all days. Other...

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Hardanger Saft - Siderfabrikk

On his fruit farm Nils Lekve produces apple juice, cider and apple brandy. Both small and large groups can have a guided tour including the production facilities and a taste sampling. Farm restaurant (seating capacity 80) and guided tours for groups on...

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Ulvik Frukt & Cideri

Ulvik Frukt & Cideri is a family business at Hakastad fruit farm, growing a variety of new and old sorts of apples and producing several kinds of juice and cider. Also morello cherry orchards. Guided tours, juice and cider tasting for groups on request (...

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Hardanger Cideri - Jåstad

Would you like to discover how real cider is produced? At Hardanger Cideri, you can join in a guided tour, learn how cider is produced, and test the product.

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Cherry Festival 23rd July-26th July 2015

The annual Cherry Festival is an important local happening in the cherry season, celebrating not just the fruit, but also beeing an important social event for the locals. The festival offers music, dancing, bbq, and more. One of the most important...

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Hardanger Food Festival

Sale of traditional, local food and cooking courses.

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Fruit & Cider Festival

Different exhibitions with fruit farmers, entertainment days and nights throughout the weekend.

Bleietunet 2


You can visit or stay overnight at Bleietunet, a modern fruitfarm with historic roots back to the middle ages. In 1994 the farm was hit by an avalanche and you can join a guided tour through the rebuilt yards, the orchards and gardens. Have a taste of...

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Fruit farm with fruit products for sale. Dried fruit, baked goods and assorted local delicacies. Dried apples from Turid Alice’s Apple Production can be purchased at: • The farm shop in Øystese • Bondens Marknad (the Farmers' Market) in Bergen

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Oma Apple

Production of organic fruit and apple juice. Products on sale at the farm shop, in the local food shop at Oma and the farm shop in Øystese.

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Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord

Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord is a modern and wildly exciting natural and cultural activity center for Norwegian landscape, climate and environment. Live exhibits on 3 floors, an aquarium and interactive stations. See the great panoramic...

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Sightseeing Eidfjord

2.5 hours roundtrip through dramatic nature by coach. Starting in Eidfjord, stop at Hardangervidda Nature Centre, continue to Vøringsfossen waterfall and return to Eidfjord. Correspondence with Hardangerfjord Sightseeing from the quay in Eidfjord.

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Hardanger Maritime Museum

Family friendly maritime museum. See craftsmen at work making ropes, working in the smithy and building wooden boats (during work hours). Try the activity route or hire a traditional wooden rowing boat with life jackets and fi shing gear. Exhibits,...

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Hardanger Folk Museum

Exhibits of Hardanger embroidery, traditional costumes and Norway’s largest collection of old Hardanger fi ddles. Open air museum with historic buildings. Museum shop and cafe. Baking demonstration and handicraft activities every Tuesday in July between...

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Norwegian Museum of Hydro Power and Industry

The beautiful power station at the fjord is a monument of the hydropower adventure that started in 1906. Today it is a museum with guided tours, fi lms and exhibits. Museum shop and cafe. Facebook Water activity in Tyssedal Mini power station...

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Listed hamlet with 30 buildings ranging from the Middle Ages to present-day. The unique court of appeals lodge was built by the knight Sigurd Brynjulvson Aga around the year 1250. Traditional costume exhibition ‘Gåva frå mor’ (gift from my mother)....

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Hardanger Aquacenter

A visitor’s centre has been set up at a fullyoperational aquaculture unit, the fi rst of its kind in Norway. The centre has exhibits and an information desk, and you can visit the actual production facilities. Take home recipes or try a delicious...

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Kabuso Art Centre

Kabuso presents art exhibitions, concerts and other events all year round. Ingebrigt Vik Museum houses a collection of the works of the artist Ingebrigt Vik. Pieces in bronze, plaster and marble are on display. Film about Ingebrigt Vik in Kabuso. Cafe...

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Ingebrigt Vik Museum

Ingebrigt Vik Museum houses a collection of the works of the artist Ingebrigt Vik. Pieces in bronze, plaster and marble are on display. Film about Ingebrigt Vik in Kabuso. Kabuso presents art exhibitions, concerts and other events all year round.

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Røldal Stave Church

The church was built at the end of the 13 th century and is famous for its crucifix. According to legend it sweats once a year (July 6 th), and the sweat has healing power. After Trondheim (Nidarosdomen cathedral), Røldal was the most important site of...

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Sima Power Plant

One of the largest hydroelectric power stations in Europe. The main hall is located 700 metres inside the mountain. It is 200 m long, 20 m wide and measures 40 m in height. Guided tours 15/6-15/8 at 10.00, 12.00 and 14.00. Guided tours all-year-round for...

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Hardanger Art Gallery

At Mælen farm, the artist Arne Bakke Mælen has built a modern gallery and workshop in traditional building style. Observe the contrast between modern design and old traditions in spectacular surroundings. The Gallery is also available for courses and...

Bleietunet 2


You can visit or stay overnight at Bleietunet, a modern fruitfarm with historic roots back to the middle ages. In 1994 the farm was hit by an avalanche and you can join a guided tour through the rebuilt yards, the orchards and gardens. Have a taste of...

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Hjadlane Gallery for Contemporary Art in Osa.

A privately owned gallery that features figurative contemporary art. The exhibitions often spotlight the thought-provoking and colourful images of Lars G. Polden and other artists. Guided tours on request all year.

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Van der Tuuk Reise og Guideservice

Travel guides, year-round transportation to and from Hardanger for groups. Arranges hiking excursions, farm visits, garden tours, food service and culturalarrangements in collaboration with local partners.  

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Rallaren gallery

Gallery with sales exhibits. Paintings, graphics, lithography, watercolours, nature photography and old photographs of Odda. Exhibitions all year round.

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Art Gallery N. Bergslien

In connection with the Quality Hotel & Resort Vøringfoss, Eidfjord has built a superb gallery to house the unique collection of Bergslien paintings. Here is also an opportunity to enjoy art from different artists. Opening hours and exhibition program...

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The Hauge Centre

Ulvik Nynorsk kultursentrum is now establishing a research- and visitor centre presenting the poet Olav H. Hauge’s (1908-1994) life and poetry. The centre will also be a Norwegian centre for poetry in general. His works are translated into more than 25...

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Granvin Bygdatun - Museum and the Havaas Collection

Experience local history at Granvin Bygdemuseum. The site includes six old buildings, the oldest dates from the 1700s. See the collection of objects from the area, including an exhibition of Johan Havaa's botanic collection and the school museum in the...

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The Art Collection at Tyssedal Hotel

This historical hotel is home to a spectacular collection of original art. Nils Bergslien, Christian Krogh, Askvold, Adelsten Normann, Morten Müller, Ludvig Shramstad and Hans Dahl are among the artists represented here. The work of Geir Grung, one of...

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Guided Tour of Hardanger Bestikk

Guided factory tours at the largest cutlery manufacturer in Scandinavia. Free entrance. Duration 30-45 mins. Factory outlet nearby (Hardanger Souvenir).  

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Herand Kulturhistoriske Senter

The "Reise gjennom 9000 år" exhibition shows the changes in the landscape in Herand from the last ice age up to the last century. The authentic landscape in the area has traces from all periods, from a 9000 year-old settelment in the hill sides, unique...

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Beautiful farm dating back to the 17th - 18th century, 2 min. walk from the ferry quay. The courtyard, where the country policemen lived, comprises 7 houses of which the oldest is from approx. 1611. The furnishings in the main house leaves you with the...

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Collection of buildings with interiors from days gone by from Sørfjorden. Open air museum with exhibits of folk art, art and books.

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Måbødalen Agricultural Countryside Museum

Experience a scenery with dramatic contrasts; high mountains and waterfalls. Road-building traditions from the 16th. century up to the present. 21 info-tables have been put up at the most distinctive stops in the valley. Limited opening hrs.

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