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Sunnhordland lies south of Bergen at the mouth of the Hardangerfjord, and is known for the Folgefonna National Park and the Barony in Rosendal.

Haugesund and Haugalandet

Haugalandet is a good starting point for exploring the Lysefjord and its surrounding mountains. The city of Haugesund is famous for the Film Festival.

What to Do in Sunnhordland

In Sunnhordland you can go hiking in the mountains, fish for pollock in the sea, swim in the fjord and go to a concert – all in one day.

Scenic Attractions in Sunnhordland

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

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.

Tourist information in Sunnhordland

There are several tourist information offices in Sunnhordland, and they can assist with information, booking, or just tips on what to do, see and eat.

Getting to Sunnhordland

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

Key facts about Sunnhordland

There are over 63,000 people living in Sunnhordland. The region consists of the southern, coastal regions of the county of Hordaland.

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.

The Hardangerfjord

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

Winter in Haugesund and Haugalandet

The nearest ski resort to Haugesund and Haugalandet is Røldal. Here you will find downhill runs and cross-country tracks.

Getting to Haugesund and Haugalandet, and around

Today there are direct flights to Haugesund from Oslo and Bergen, as well as from eight destinations in Europe.

What to do in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Interested in historical tours, landscape and recreational activities, culture and fjords? At Haugesund and Haugalandet you can experience it all.

Shopping in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Knitted clothing and textiles, handmade candles and local salmon are among the things you should buy in Haugesund and Haugalandet.

Dining in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Choose fresh delicacies delivered directly from the sea, or a local dish rich in tradition.

Festivals in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Visit the Haugesund region during the Viking Festival, the International Jazz Festival, known as Sildajazz, or the International Film Festival

Scenic attractions in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Enjoy the white, sandy beaches of karmøy, Langfossen Waterfall in Etne and the mountains of Haugalandet.

Where to stay in Haugesund and Haugalandet

Spend the night at a lighthouse in the open sea outside of Haugesund, or find a hotel or fishermen's cabin on the coast.

Key facts about Haugesund and Haugalandet

Haugalandet is a geographical region in the county of Rogaland, in Western Norway. Haugesund is its main town.
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