Hardangerfjord is the second longest fjord in Norway with 174km

Hardangerfjord is the second longest fjord in Norway with 174km

Gaby Bohle - Visitnorway.com

Gaby Bohle - Visitnorway.com

The Hardangerfjord

Hardangerfjord is Norway's second largest fjord and close to Bergen.

The Hardangerfjord region is offering a spellbinding scenery. The area is known worldwide for the local, national parks, national tourist routes, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers. In the inner reaches of Hardangerfjorden, you will find the Eidfjord area with steep mountains and huge waterfalls. Another highlight here is Viking burial mounds and Hardangervidda Natursenter.


Many possibilities for an active holiday

To discover the nature through an activity can be the perfect mix. For adventure lovers, Hardanger is the place. The parks and fjords provide many possibilities for hiking, biking or kayaking. It is recommended to take a guided adventure tour, but you can also rent a car yourself and go on a trip.


Visit Trolltunga - one of the most visited attractions in Norway

One of the highlights is the hike to Trolltunga that is one of the Norway`s most famous hiking trips. Only nature itself can create something so special as Trolltunga, which is a rock that struts horizontally out from a cliff 700 metres above the Lake Ringedal in Skjeggedal.


Explore the region by the National Tourist Routes

Hardanger offers the most fantastic national routes to pass by car or bus. The Hardanger and Hardangervidda national tourist routes take you through the most magnificent landscapes in Norway with unforgettable viewpoints to take photos. Don`t forget to visit the Vøringsfossen Waterfall, if you get the option.


Discover Hardangerfjord on a cruise tour

Do you have the possibility to join a cruise tour on the Hardangerfjord, you will never regret? You will find good offers from Bergen, and it can be recommended to plan a cruise tour, which also gives you the option to visit local fjord villages like Herand, Utne, Lofthus, Kinsarvik, Ulvik and Eidfjord.

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Where to Stay

Hotel Union Øye

Hotel Union Øye

This elegant and traditional manor house hotel is located just 18 km from the world famous Geirangerfjord.

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Kviknes Hotel

Kviknes Hotel

In Balestrand, beautifully located beside the Sognefjord, you find Kviknes Hotel. The Kvikne family, who own the hotel, took over in 1877, marking the start of fast-paced development, which continues to this day. The hotel was built in the Swiss chalet style; the original character of the place has been left unchanged despite several new buildings, rebuilding’s and extensions.

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Hotel Ullensvang

Hotel Ullensvang

Situated along Hardanger Fjord, this waterfront hotel offers views of Folgefonna Glacier, indoor and outdoor pools, along with a private beach area. Wi-Fi access and private parking are both free.

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The Hardangerfjord



Explore the Hardangerfjord

Hiking the Troll`s Tongue