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Hardangerfjord in a nutshell

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The Hardangerfjord provides natural landscapes that are spellbinding to even the most well travelled tourist. On this round trip you will experience a journey through a landscape with views of majestic mountains, roaring waterfalls and idyllic fruit farms.

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The round trip Hardanger in a nutshell takes you through beautiful scenery with views of majestic mountains, roaring waterfalls and idyllic orchards. The 179 km long Hardangerfjord provides natural landscapes that are spellbinding to even the most well-traveled tourist. Here you will find cultural and natural pearls side by side.

The tour lasts about 10 hours and starts at the train station in Bergen with the scenic Bergen Railway from Bergen to Voss. Bergen Railway is the highest altitude railway in Northern Europe, and around 100 kilometers of the line run through wild mountain terrain.

From Voss, the trip continues by bus to the beautiful village of Ulvik. If you are lucky enough to be here in May, you can enjoy the fantastic fruit blossoming.
From Ulvik, the tour continues with a short boat ride to Eidfjord. Along the fjord, you will see small mountain farms clinging to steep slopes.

In Eidfjord a bus takes you on from Eidfjord up Måbødalen to Fossli Hotel and the mighty Vøringsfoss, the largest waterfall in Norway. From the hotel you get a good view of the water fall. You can also visit the Hardangervidda Nature Centre. Entrance to the center is included. Here are exhibitions on three floors, aquarium and interactive stations. You can also see the magnificent panorama movie by Ivo Caprino showing on 5 large screens.

From Eidfjord the tour continues with a lovely boat trip to Norheimsund, where a bus is waiting to take you back to Bergen.

There is no guide on the trip, but it is well marked and easy to follow.

Timetable 1st May 31st September:
08:44: Train from Bergen to Voss
09:58: Arrival Voss
10:05: Bus from Voss to Ulvik
11:10: Arrival Ulvik
11:15: Boat from Ulvik to Eidfjord
11:45: Arrival Eidfjord
14:40: Boat from Eidfjord to Norheimsund
17:30: Arrival Norheimsund
17:40: Buss from Norheimsund to Bergen
19:05: Arrival in Bergen

Please note that there may be changes in the schedule for 2015.

Age:
Children 0-3 years = free of charge
Children 4-15 years = child fare
From 16 and up = adult

The trip is unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair users.

Online booking - must be booked at least three working days before departure:
After you have made your booking, you will receive a booking confirmation. Within a couple of days you will receive a new reference number that you use when picking up your tickets.

Tickets can be picked up either at the Tourist Information in Bergen no later than the day before departure, or at Bergen railway station on the morning you depart.

Season: 1st May 30th September.

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Hardangerfjord in a nutshell has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:

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Hardangerfjord in a nutshell

The round trip Hardanger in a nutshell takes you through beautiful scenery with views of majestic mountains, roaring waterfalls and idyllic orchards....

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell

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