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Sunnhordland has some of the most distinctive scenery in Fjord Norway. Folgefonna - Norway's third largest glacier - is the icing on the cake.

Sunnhordland offers active adventures within hiking, biking, fishing and kayaking, and is labelled as asustainable destination. Along the coastal landscape with its thousands of islands in the west, the Hardangerfjord, the Rosendals alps, Folgefonna and Folgefonna National Park, it is a playground for every active tourist.

Baroniet Rosendal Manor House & Gardens is one of the region's most popular attractions . The Barony is the smallest “castle” in Scandinavia and the only one of its kind in Norway. It is famous for its impressive Renaissance garden and for the rich programme of cultural events it hosts. And the restaurant make gourmet dinners based on ecological ingredients from their own garden.

Another sight is Folgefonna, the third largest glacier on Norway's mainland, which is said to be the safest and biggest plateau glacier in Norway. It lends its name to the Folgefonna National Park. The ice is up to 450 metres thick and the highest point is at 1,662 metres above sea level.

Together with trained authorized glacier guides, you can go for walks on the glacier, as well as climbing in cracks. You can also go skiing at at the glacier with Fonna Glacier Ski Resort. There are several options for getting to Sunnhordland.

Find more inspiration on Sunnhordland's official website.

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