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The Hardangerfjord Region

The Hardanger area is known for the Hardangerfjord, the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, and the fantastic fruit tree blossoming in spring time.

What to do in the Hardangerfjord Region

Hiking on Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau, glacier walking on Folgefonna and fjord cruises are popular ways of experiencing this region of contrast.

Tour Suggestions in the Hardangerfjord Region

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

The Hardangerfjord

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

Attractions in the Hardangerfjord Region

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

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.

Where to stay in the Hardangerfjord Region

In the garden of Fjord Norway, Hardanger, you will find peace and stunning surroundings, whether your choice is budget or high-quality accommodation.

Shopping in the Hardangerfjord Region

Shop local handicrafts, fruit and berries, apple juice and farm products.

Food in the Hardangerfjord Region

The Hardanger farmers are specialists in fruit and berries, and Hardanger is Norway’s most prolific apple and cherry faming region.

Key facts about the Hardangerfjord Region

Hardanger has been an important European tourist destination since the nineteenth century, and is perfect for outdoor adventures or just relaxation.

Tourist information in the Fjell & Fjord region

There are several tourist information offices in the Fjell & Fjord region.

Hardanger National Tourist Route

Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travelers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.

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.

Vøringsfossen waterfall

Vøringsfossen in Måbødalen is Norway's most famous waterfall, and has a fall of 182 meters, of which 145 meters is a direct drop.

Hardangervidda National Tourist Route

Drive through Hardangervidda National Park in Eastern Norway and over Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau, where wild reindeer still roam free.

Kayaking on the Eidfjord

- I’m so excited. I’ve no idea how to do it, but I’m sure it’s going to be fun to paddle on the fjord, smiles Elizabeth Peace from the US.
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