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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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Haugesund
 
8
Haugesund
 
11
Aksdal
55 min
52

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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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The Hardangerfjord

The Hardangerfjord, not far from Bergen, is especially known for fruit tree blossoming in spring, Folgefonna Glacier and Vøringsfossen Waterfall.

Winter in Røldal

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Scenic Attractions in Sunnhordland

Enjoy fjords, mountains and the North Sea coastline, or go on a guided walk on the Folgefonna Glacier.

Where to stay in Sunnhordland

Stay in a cabin in the mountains, or in a luxurious hotel by the fjord. Guest houses such as Kubbervik and Bekkjarvik ooze charm and atmosphere.

Getting to Sunnhordland

Sunnhordland is situated between the cities Bergen and Haugesund, close by Hardanger. The main road E39 runs through Sunnhordland.

Dining in Sunnhordland

In Sunnhordland, you can enjoy a meal in Scandinavia's smallest "palace", as well as being served by the best chef in the world.
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