5 selected hikes in Hardanger

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Not sure which hike to take? Here are five suggestions for great hikes in the Hardangerfjord region.

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When it comes to hiking, Hardanger is an Eldorado! Within the region, you will find several of the most popular and beautiful hikes in Norway. Whether you would like to go on a summit hike or if you prefer a short walk – all over the region, you will find matching hiking experiences. The alternatives are many! Here are five suggestions for beautiful hikes with different levels of difficulty.

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The uniqueness of this hike is often underestimated. The nature in this valley, and especially the waterfalls in Husedalen, are breathtaking. Four impressive waterfalls are close to each other and near the hiking trail leading from Kinsarvik up to the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. The hike is easily accessible, and you can decide the length of your excursion - depending on how far up into the mountains you choose to walk.

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600 meters above the fjord in Eidfjord, there are two idyllic mountain farms on Kjeåsen. The hike to Kjeåsen is very steep - the attached ropes, steps, and stairs along the trail are necessary to use. However, the view, both from the top and during the hike, is fantastic and worth the effort!

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Follow Queen Sonja's footsteps and experience one of the most popular hikes in Norway. The hiking trail leads through lush orchards, forests, and the high mountains. All along the hike, you will have a spectacular panoramic view of the Hardangerfjord.

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Put on your hiking boots and experience the famous Vøringsfossen waterfall at close range. On this hike, you will get so close to the bottom of the waterfall that you will feel refreshing drops of water on your face.

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Trolltunga is an absolute highlight and the most spectacular rock formation in Norway. It is easy to understand why people from all over the world come to Hardanger to climb the Trolltunga. The hike is long and demanding, but the reward is a fantastic view from the Trolltunga. A good tip is to book a guided tour to Trolltunga. The experienced guides from Trolltunga Active and Trolltunga Adventures will not only make your hiking experience safer but also more relaxing!

These hikes are just a small selection of the many possibilities. Check out our hiking overview and find several exciting suggestions!