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People on a guided hike on the Folgefonna glacier in the Hardangerfjord region, Fjord Norway
The Folgefonna glacier in the Hardangerfjord region.
Photo: Reisemål Hardanger Fjord / Désiré Weststrate
A person on the mountain plateau Trolltunga above Lake Ringedalsvatnet in the Hardangerfjord region, Fjord Norway
Trolltunga in the Hardangerfjord region.
Photo: Terje Nesthus /
Bloomin fruit trees on a sunny day in the Hardangerfjord region, Fjord Norway
Fruit blooming in the Hardangerfjord region.
Photo: Øystein Haara

Endless fjords, rich culture, and award-winning cider. Experience the spectacular wilderness of the Hardangerfjord region through a wide selection of activities.

In Fjord Norway about an hour and a half from Bergen, you’ll find the Hardangerfjordone of the longest fjords in the world and a vital destination for both culture and outdoor adventures.

You can visit the sure crowd-pullers Trolltunga, the Folgefonna glacier and the Vøringsfossen waterfall, but the list of attractions worth your time includes so much more. Explore cultural spots and museums, go on a fjord cruise, or visit in spring and experience the beautiful blossoming of thousands of fruit trees.

And did you know that the Hardangerfjord region is just as exciting in winter?

Checking into one of the many historical hotels in the area is also a great way to learn about the local culture and way of life. In addition, many rooms have magnificent views of mountains and fjord.

The locally produced meats, jams, and other fresh treats are nothing short of otherworldly. Embrace the hip and cool cider-culture you find here by joining the cider route and try many of the world-class ciders.

Get in-depth travel information​ on the Hardangerfjord region’s official website.

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Top winter activities in Hardanger

Check out some of the best things to do in the Hardangerfjord region in winter

Top summer activities

Stay active in the Hardangerfjord region during summer.

Popular hikes

Check out some of the best and most scenic hikes in the Hardangerfjord region.

Where to stay

From comfy hotels to cosy cabins. Find your home away from home in the Hardangerfjord region.

Food and drink

From local food gems to high-end restaurants. Get a taste of what the Hardangerfjord region offers.

Getting to the Hardangerfjord region

Get in-depth travel information on the Hardangerfjord region’s official website.
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Top things to do in the Hardangerfjord region
At the western edge of the Hardangervidda plateau, you’ll find Trolltunga – the most spectacular rock formation in Norway.… Read more
Experience the Vøringsfossen waterfall at close range. Feel the power of the waterfall cascading down from the Hardangervidda mountain plateau.… Read more
Hike to Vøringsfossen waterfall
Enjoy the view of one of the most impressive waterfalls in Norway that pours out from the Hardangervidda mountain plateau and curbs itself down the… Read more
Vøringsfossen - Måbødalen
The scenery and waterfalls in Husedalen simply take your breath away. Four stunning waterfalls are close to each other along the hiking… Read more
Four beautiful waterfalls, Husedalen valley
HM Queen Sonja of Norway is a passionate mountain hiker, and this is one of her favorite hikes in the Hardangerfjord region. The trail is in the high… Read more
HM Queen Sonja’s panoramic hiking trail
Family park with a range of activities and lots of fun for kids between 1-10 years. Featuring water complex with slides, electric cars, bumper-boats,… Read more
range of activities in and near Folgefonna National Park. Guided glacier hike at Juklavass glacier, from 7 years old. 4-6 hours, from NOK 790 incl.… Read more
Folgefonni Glacier Team
Fonna is a summer ski centre on the glacier Folgefonna. Alpine skiing for the whole family, freestyle park, cross country tracks and snow shoe hikes… Read more
FONNA Glacier Ski Resort, summer ski
Daily fjordcruise departing Norheimsund in the morning to Eidfjord. Calling the ports of Herand, Utne, Lofthus, Kinsarvik, Ulvik and… Read more
Hardangerfjord sightseeing
The only barony in Norway is in Rosendal, and the Manor House from 1665 is the smallest of its kind in Scandinavia. Visiting Baroniet Rosendal is… Read more
Baroniet Rosendal
Agatunet is one of the few remaining and the largest listed historic hamlet in Norway. It consists of 45 listed houses, the oldest from the Middle… Read more
Regional museum for Hardanger, exhibiting Hardanger embroidery, traditional costumes and Norway's largest collection of old Hardanger fiddles.… Read more
Hardanger Folk Museum
The Fruit and Cider Route is a collaboration between Hardanger Saft- og Siderfabrikk, Syse Farm, and Ulvik Frukt & Cideri. Festivals in May… Read more
Fruit and cider route, Ulvik
Kabuso has temporary exhibitions, concerts and other arrangements through the year. The art installation Hardanger Skyspace by the American artist… Read more
Kabuso Art Centre & Ingebrigt Vik Museum
Family friendly maritime museum emphasizing activities and open workshops. You will experience ropemaking, forging and wooden boat building. You can… Read more
Hardanger Maritime Museum
The National Park Farm at Buer is Odda's gateway to Folgefonna National Park. As an ideal starting point for trips to both Buarbreen and Reinanuten,… Read more
The National Park Farm
Did you know that most of Norway's electricity today is generated by hydropower? On this guided Via Ferrata climb with Trolltunga Active in Tyssedal… Read more
Tyssedal Via Ferrata - Trolltunga Active
One of the most popular waterfalls in Norway. The Steinsdalsfossen has a fall of 50 m and is special because you can walk safe and dry behind it. The… Read more
Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall
Destinations in Fjord Norway
Even though Bergen is the second-largest city in Norway, it has the vibe of a small town, packed with charm and urban character. Read more
Each year, several hundred thousand visitors arrive in Flåm to ride the Flåmsbana Railway, cycle Rallarvegen, or go hiking in the dramatic… Read more
A charming city, lush nature, old Viking thrones, and festivals await in Haugesund and Haugalandet. Read more
Haugesund and Haugalandet
Get to know Kristiansund, a city on four islands famous for clipfish, opera, and The Atlantic Road. Read more
Situated at the end of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sognefjorden, Lærdal features dramatic mountain tops, unique wooden houses in… Read more
Molde has some of Fjord Norway’s most famous attractions. Experience the world-famous Molde international jazz festival, enjoy spectacular views… Read more
From soaring peaks and glaciers to deep fjords – nature is the main attraction in Nordfjord. Go hiking, surfing and paddling or relax at a spa.… Read more
Experience some of Fjord Norway’s most stunning nature attractions, such as the Atlantic Road, the Romsdalseggen ridge, and the Innerdalen… Read more
Feel the forces of nature! In Ryfylke, nature is the main attraction. From Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock) and Kjerag to salmon safaris and the… Read more
The Røldal ski centre in the Hordadalen valley is known for receiving more snowfalls than any other area in Norway. It is also one of the best… Read more
In Stryn you can join a rope team walking on a glacier, go summer skiing, and enjoy white sandy beaches – all on the very same day. Read more
Suldal is located along the Scenic Route Ryfylke in Fjord Norway, a few hours from Stavanger and Haugesund. The area has been awarded the prestigious… Read more
The Sunnfjord area offers a mix of active holiday activities in diverse and unspoilt nature, attractions like a viewing point of unseen… Read more
Sunnhordland has some of the most distinctive scenery in Fjord Norway. Folgefonna - Norway’s third largest glacier - is the icing on… Read more
You cannot go further west in Norway. Travel off the beaten track to the Fjord Coast and get a taste of authentic coastal life. Read more
The Fjord Coast
The deep blue UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord is surrounded by majestic, snow- covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush, green vegetation. Read more
The Geirangerfjord area
From Trolltunga and the Folgefonna glacier to the Vøringfossen waterfall – the Hardangerfjord region offers some of the best experiences… Read more
The Hardangerfjord region
Step on world famous mountain plateaus like Preikestolen and Kjerag, and then challenge yourself on the 4444 steps of the wooden staircase of… Read more
The Lysefjord area
Norway’s longest fjord, Sognefjorden, is surrounded by spectacular nature. In this part of Fjord Norway, you can experience fjord safari,… Read more
The Sognefjord area
Breathtaking surroundings with fjords, mountains and long, white beaches. Stavanger and Sandnes also boasts an impressive assortment of museums and… Read more
The Stavanger region
You could go hiking or skiing, admire Ålesund's unique Art Nouveau architecture, explore the fjords – or just kick back and enjoy the… Read more
The Ålesund and Sunnmøre area
If you are craving thrilling adventures, extreme surroundings and Norwegian food specialities, Voss will not let you down. Read more
Discover Åndalsnes, famed for the Romsdalseggen ridge, Trollstigen, and the Rauma Line, Europe’s most beautiful train journey. Read more
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    • Hardangerfjord train

      By train

      The Bergen Line between Oslo and Bergen is known as one of the world’s most beautiful train rides. You can choose between several daily services, and the journey takes about seven hours.

      From the stations Bergen, Voss, and Geilo there are bus routes to the Hardanger region.

    • Hardangerfjord bus

      By bus

      Express buses connect the Hardanger region with Oslo, Sandefjord, Larvik, Kristiansand, Stavanger, and Haugesund.

      The Trolltunga–Preikestolen express bus takes you between the Hardanger region, Ryfylke, and Stavanger daily through July and August.

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    • Hardangerfjord boat

      By boat

      You can get to the Hardanger region by ferry from Denmark and Germany.

      A passenger ferry takes you from Bergen to Rosendal through the Hardangerfjord.

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    • Hardangerfjord car

      By car

      The Hardanger region is about 5 hours from Oslo and a 1 hour from Bergen. The area is easily accessed by car.

      The Norwegian Scenic Routes Hardanger and Hardangervidda both go through the Hardanger region.

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    • Hardangerfjord local

      Local travel

      A well-developed bus and boat network makes it easy to travel around the Hardanger region.

    • Hardangerfjord plane

      By plane

      The closest international airports to the Hardanger region are Bergen airport and Haugesund airport.

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