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Fjord Norway Vestland KVINNHERAD

Hike from Rosendal to Guddalstunet

  • Skålakaien, Kvinnherad
  • +47 53484280
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Location: Rosendal
Map: Folgefonna national park 
Start- and stoppingpoint: Rosendal fjordhotel 
Parking: upper parking lot by Rosendal fjordhotel
Grading :Green/easy
Difference in altitude/length: 0 – 90 moh. (3,1 km ein veg)
Duration: 1,5 hours (45 min walking time each way) 
Recommended advice: The walk goes through fields where sheep and cows may be grazing. Remember to close the gates behind you!

From the parking by Rosendal Fjordhotel, cross the main road and follow the signs towards Guddal.
First on a trail, then a gravel road. Follow the road to the crossing where you go left, and after a little while to the right on a trail. Onwards on a farm road through the grazing area.

Recommended advice
Remember to close the gates behind you! There may be grazing sheep an cows on parts of the walk. 
Arriving at the Guddalstunet, you can continue a 2,5 km gravel road further into the valley - a rare and beautiful experience. The Guddal river descends directly from the Folgefonna glacier and this watercours is the longest untouched watercourse in Kvinnherad municipality.

Returning to Rosendal you can make it a round trip by walking the main road back, along the river, where you can see sports fishermen, a mill house, a marine research station and a life boat producing company.

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