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Go on a bike ride along National Tourist Route Hardanger between Utne and Herand - Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway
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Go on a bike ride along National Tourist Route Hardanger between Utne and Herand Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway

Tour Suggestions in the Hardangerfjord Region

There are many exciting ways to explore the Hardangerfjord region - by train, bus and boat, by car or cycling are some of them.

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell

Hardangerfjord in a nutshell by Fjord Tours is a roundtrip using train, bus and boat - all in one ticket. The roundtrip is available from 1 May to 30 September. The tour starts in Bergen or Oslo, and ends in Bergen or Oslo. You may stop along the route, and choose accommodation of your choice.

Hardangerfjord sightseeing

Hardangerfjord - fjordcruise with optional sightseeing is a daily fjord cruise between Norheimsund and Eidfjord from 1 May to 30 September, calling at several ports in Hardanger - Herand, Utne, Lofthus, Kinsarvik and Ulvik. There are corresponding bus routes to and from Bergen.

The passenger ferry services gives a wide range of opportunities for excursions. From Herand there is a bus to the Folgefonna glacier and guided blue ice hikes with Folgefonni Glacier Team and summer skiing at FONNA Glacier Ski Resort. In Kinsarvik you will find the family park Mikkelparken - an eldorado for kids between 2 and 12 years. In Eidfjord you can join the Eidfjord Sightseeing, a 2.5 hours bus tour visiting Hardangervidda Nature Centre and Vøringsfossen waterfall.

Driving the National Tourist Routes

The National Tourist Routes are carefully selected touring routes through spectacular nature in Norway. National Tourist Route Hardanger is following the fjord and includes two ferry crossings, while National Tourist Route Hardangervidda is crossing the Hardangervidda mountain plateau.

Cycling

Biking is a perfect way to explore the fjords. The Hardangerfjord route is a part of the National Cycle Route 6. Along the route there are many attractions and a wide range of accommodation options. Sykkel i Hardanger is based in Herand and has rental bikes for delivery and pick up on request. Norske Bygdeopplevelser offers a ready-made package including rental bike, meals and accommodation along the Hardangerfjord route during the summer.

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Last updated:  2015-06-11
Hardangerfjord Sightseeing offers a daily fjordcruise from Norheimsund to Eidfjord - Photo: Samferdselsfoto
Hardangerfjord Sightseeing offers a daily fjordcruise from Norheimsund to Eidfjord
Steinsdalsfossen waterfall in Norheimsund is situated along the National Tourist Route Hardanger - Photo: Bjørn Andresen/Statens Vegvesen
Steinsdalsfossen waterfall in Norheimsund is situated along the National Tourist Route Hardanger
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Go on a bike ride along National Tourist Route Hardanger between Utne and Herand - Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway

Tour Suggestions in the Hardangerfjord Region

There are many exciting ways to explore the Hardangerfjord region - by train, bus and boat, by car or cycling are some of them.

Tour Suggestions in the Hardangerfjord Region

Source: Visitnorway

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What to do in the Hardangerfjord Region

The nature and heritage in the region forms the perfect backdrop for a wide range of activities and adventures.

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

The Hardangerfjord region has a wide range of attractions and activities to offer.

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 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.

About the Hardangerfjord Region

Tourist information in the Hardangerfjord Region

The tourist information offices in the Hardangerfjord Region will provide you with useful information and tips to explore the area.

Key facts about the Hardangerfjord Region

The Hardangerfjord region offers spectacular nature and living culture, and is a perfect choice for active or more relaxing holidays.

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