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The Monk Steps

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The Monk Steps Photo: Reisemål Hardanger Fjord as
The Monk Steps Photo: Reisemål Hardanger Fjord as

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Forest road/path from Lofthus to Nosi (950 m.a.s.l.). This is one of the gateways to Hardangervidda. At 650-700 metres are the monk steps made of stone, probably laid by monks who settled at Opedal in the 12th. century. Lofthus - Nosi return abt 4 hrs walk. For pack horses, contact the tourist office or Van der Tuuk guide service.

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The Monk Steps

Forest road/path from Lofthus to Nosi (950 m.a.s.l.). This is one of the gateways to Hardangervidda. At 650-700 metres are the monk steps made of stone...

The Monk Steps

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Hardangervidda

The vast mountain plateau of Hardangervidda is one of Europe's largest. It is also home to Northern Europe’s largest stock of reindeer.

Getting to the Hardangerfjord Region and around

Hardanger is a five-hour drive from Oslo, and a one-hour drive from Bergen. The area is easily accessed by car or public transport.

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Join a cruise on the Hardangerfjord, go glacier walking on Folgefonna or choose a round trip by car.

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Take a cruise on the magnificant Hardangerfjord, go hiking over Hardangervidda or explore the Folgefonna Glacier.

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