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Self-guided walking holiday to the Hardangerfjord

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Self-guided walking holiday to the Hardangerfjord Photo: Hotel Ullensvang
Self-guided walking holiday to the Hardangerfjord Photo: Hotel Ullensvang
Self-guided walking holiday to the Hardangerfjord Photo: Sunvil Discovery
Stretching 179 km from the North Sea, the Hardangerfjord is familiarly known as the ‘orchard of Fjord Norway’ as its waters are lined with an abundance of fruit trees and farms. Majestic mountains and roaring waterfalls complete this natural paradise.

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
  • Medium
Duration
  • several days
Landscape
  • Forest
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That 7-night holiday to the Hardangerfjord offers the perfect opportunity to explore this remarkable region on foot. Marked walking trails, to suit all abilities, are in abundance with each immersing the visitor in beautiful and unspoilt nature.

Trails include:
• A walk through the fruit orchards of Lofthus;
• A walk along the Elvaden river valley to see the Rjodneboise and Skrikjo waterfalls powerfully falling down the mountainsides;
• A hike to the Hardangervidda National Park - spectacular views from the summit;
• A hike in the Husedalen valley
• Glacial walking on the Folgefonna Glacier, Norway’s third largest glacier.



The price includes:
• Return scheduled flights to Bergen
• 7-nights Half Board accommodation at the Hotel Ullensvang in Lofthus (Standard room)
• Car hire for the duration of the holiday (Group A – VW Polo with air-conditioning or similar)

Trail marking

This hike is signposted and the level of difficulty indicated by colour-coded icons. Green is easiest, blue is moderate, red is demanding, and black is very demanding.
Prices from
£1,569 per person, based on 2 people sharing

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • fjord
    • hiking area
    • forest
  • Grading

    • medium
    • easy
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • several days
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Self-guided walking holiday to the Hardangerfjord

Self-guided walking holiday to the Hardangerfjord

That 7-night holiday to the Hardangerfjord offers the perfect opportunity to explore this remarkable region on foot. Marked walking trails, to suit...

Self-guided walking holiday to the Hardangerfjord

Source: Visitnorway

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