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Folgefonna National Park

Folgefonna National Park Photo: www.folgefonna.no
Folgefonna National Park Photo: www.folgefonna.no

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Norway's third largest glacier. In 2005 Folgefonna National Park was opened, which at the time was Norway's twenty fifth national park. Folgefonna is known for its dramatic and beautiful scenery. Here you will find fjords, mountains, lakes, rivers and water falls. There are lots of things to see in the park, and this makes the area one of the country's most important destinations. Access trails start at Rullestad in Etne, at Bergstø or at Mosnes (by boat). More information at: www.dirnat.no.

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Transportation

From
Time
Km
Haugesund
 
11
Haugesund Airport, Karmøy
45 min
13
Haugesund, by boat
25 min
25
Aksdal
55 min
52
Skudeneshavn
1 h 50 min
88

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Folgefonna National Park - Photo: www.folgefonna.no

Folgefonna National Park

Norway's third largest glacier. In 2005 Folgefonna National Park was opened, which at the time was Norway's twenty fifth national park. Folgefonna is...

Folgefonna National Park

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