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HARDANGERFJORD PRODUCT MANUAL 2019

Trolltunga winter tour, available with guide only. © Trolltunga Active

RIB boat fjord safari from Odda. © Trolltunga Active

Blue-ice hike at Folgefonna glacier, Jondal. © Eksponert Media


260 000

1

5°0'0"E 280 000

270 000

290 000

2 300 000

3

5°30'0"E 310 000

4

5

320 000

6

6°0'0"E 340 000

330 000

7

8

Til Sognefjord

6°30'0"E 360 000

350 000

370 000

1205

60°40'0"N 6 730 000

Volahytta

A

Nasjonale turistveger Jernbane Ferje Fjordcruise Turisthytte

B

1114

National Scenic Routes Railway Car ferry Fjord cruise Tourist cabin

1327

1461

60°30'0"N 6 710 000 6 720 000

1131

Torfinnsheim Høgabu

C

Alexander Grieg

1193

Vending 978

231

D

1350

Kiellandbu Breidablik 1320

1

60°20'0"N 6 700 000

1260 987

673

1233

E

686 842

6 690 000

341

1299 1046 976 1572

60°10'0"N 6 680 000

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1410

665

G

6 670 000

139

673

H

600

60°0'0"N 6 660 000

Mosda

1454 Holmaskjerbu

243

Fonnabu

1339

Kva

752

1520

737

1426

6 650 000

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Sauabrehytta

J 59°50'0"N 6 640 000

749

1200

724

1302

1152

1248

Simlebu

6 630 000

K

1602

Sandvasshytta 1435 474

Blomstølen 1299

59°40'0"N 6 620 000

L

937 432

Storavassbu Løkjelsvatnhytta

M 59°30'0"N 6 600 000 6 610 000

1538

Olabu + Olalihytta 1187

N

1105

Kvilldal

O 716

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270 000 5°0'0"E

280 000

290 000

1

300 000 5°30'0"E

Til Stavanger

310 000

2

320 000

3

4

330 000 6°0'0"E

5

340 000

Til Stavanger

350 000

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360 000 6°30'0"E

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380 000

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12 Flå

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400 000

410 000

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7°30'0"E 420 000

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8°0'0"E

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8°30'0"E 470 000

460 000

480 000

490 000

Kongshelleren

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1699

1731

1470

1710

A

1802

1708

Storestølen fjellstugu

1636

1

16

430 000

6 730 000 60°40'0"N

9

Til Oslo

Geiterygghytta Raggsteindalen

1599

Finsehytta 1731

1849

Rembesdalsseter

C 6 710 000 60°30'0"N

1740

1620

Hakkesetstølen

Hardangerbrua 1485

Tuva

Fagerheim

1358

Kjeldebu

Halne Fjellstove

1648

1383

Dyranut Fjellstove

1530

Vivelid fjellstova

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Åan

Heinseter

Bjoreidalshytta

Hedlo

Solheimstulen

1414

Stigstuv

Trondsbu

Rauhelleren

Hadlaskard Torehytten 1690

Besso

Tyssevassbu

1407

1474

Lågaros

alsbu Litlos

G

Mårbu

Sandhaug

6 670 000 60°10'0"N

95

Lufsjå

1446 1480

anntjørnsbu

Stordalsbu 1674

Kalhovd turisthytte

6 650 000 60°0'0"N

Mogen Hellevassbu

1562

Middalsbu

1639

H 6 660 000

1681

1721

I

J

Helberghytta

6 640 000

1547

6 630 000 59°50'0"N

Gaustatoppen turisthytte 1561

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6 680 000

Stavali

D

6 700 000

Krækkjahytta

6 690 000 60°20'0"N

1241

B

6 720 000

1477

Haukeliseter

K

1658

1313

Holmavatn 1392

Bleskestadmoen

1291

Sloaroshytta

1367

1300

1449

randdalen

9

0

1537 1604

1423

5

Kilometer 10

15

N

20

Tjørnbrotbu

Krossvatn

380 000

390 000 7°0'0"E

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1367 1381

1507

400 000

11

12

M

Til Oslo

410 000

Til Kristiansand

7°30'0"E

13

420 000

430 000

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15

440 000 8°0'0"E

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450 000

460 000

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18

470 000 8°30'0"E

480 000

19

6 600 000 59°30'0"N

1574

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We are here to help Visit Hardangerfjord AS is the marketing organisation for the Hardangerfjord region. We make itinerary suggestions for touroperators, supply photos from the region and distribute the travel guide Hardangerfjord Guide (Norwegian, English and German). All our services are free of charge. Visit Hardangerfjord AS is part of the Fjord Norway and Visitnorway.com network arranging study tours and familiarization trips to the region. Please see www.hardangerfjord.com for more details. Contact: +47 56 55 38 70 or info@hardangerfjord.com

Andreas Skogseth Managing Director

Charlotte Lingener Product Marketing Manager

Tel. + 47 92 66 48 94 andreas@hardangerfjord.com

Tel. + 47 94 35 36 83 charlotte@hardangerfjord.com

CONTENTS ARRIVAL TO THE HARDANGERFJORD THE HARDANGERFJORD - IN THE HEART OF FJORD NORWAY AUTUMN, WINTER AND SPRING OUTDOOR ADVENTURE HIKES AND WALKS FARM VISITS AND FARM RESTAURANTS MUSEUMS AND VISITOR CENTRES INCENTIVE TRAVEL TRAVELLING IN THE HARDANGERFJORD REGION

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ATTRACTIONS, ACTIVITIES, ACCOMMODATION Eidfjord 16 Jondal 22 Kvam 26 Kvinnherad 32 Odda 36 Ullensvang 40 Ulvik and Granvin 45

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Tourist Offices EIDFJORD JONDAL KVAM KVINNHERAD ODDA ULLENSVANG ULVIK

+47 53 67 34 00 +47 95 11 77 92 +47 56 55 31 84 +47 53 48 42 80 +47 48 07 07 77 +47 53 66 31 12 +47 56 52 62 80

www.visiteidfjord.no www.visitjondal.no www.visitkvam.no turistinfo@kvinnherad.kommune.no www.visitodda.com www.visitullensvang.no www.visitulvik.no

VISIT HARDANGERFJORD AS Sandvenvegen 40, N-5600 Norheimsund Tel. +47 56 55 38 70 info@hardangerfjord.com | www.hardangerfjord.com Editor and publisher: Charlotte Lingener, Hege Grane Hisdal, Visit Hardangerfjord AS Graphic production/design: Glynt AS • Print: Ålgård Offset AS Go Viking Trolltunga © Trolltunga Active

Visit Hardangerfjord AS cannot accept responsibility for any errors, omissions or alterations.


ARRIVAL TO THE HARDANGERFJORD Trondheim Kristiansund

Norwegian Scenic Routes

Molde

Ålesund

The Norwegian Scenic Routes comprise 18 selected motoring trips through majestic natural surroundings in Norway. Viewing points and rest areas have been created along the routes employing innovative architecture and thought-provoking works of art that reinforce the experience of the beautiful landscape. All of the 18 routes, from Jæren in the south to Varanger and in the north, have their own unique character in terms of the roads, the natural surroundings and history.

Florø

Norwegian Scenic Route Hardanger and Norwegian Scenic Route Hardangervidda transport us back to sceneries and landscapes associated with national romanticism. Here you can experience mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers around valleys of fruit orchards. Along the tourist routes, there are places where you can stop to enjoy a meal, go for a swim, try your hand as an angler or just enjoy the view and the silence. nasjonaleturistveger.no/en

Voss Hardanger Geilo

Bergen

Oslo

Haugesund

Trondheim Kristiansund

Sandefjord

Stavanger

Atlanterhavsvegen

Molde

Langesund Larvik

Strömstad

Geiranger - Trollstigen

Kristiansand

Rondane

Gamle Strynefjellsvegen Sognefjellet

Hirtshals Hanstholm

Valdresflye

Gaularfjellet

Frederikshavn

Aurlandsfjellet

København Kiel Information on toll road payment: www.autopass.no

Bergen

NATIONAL TRAVEL PLANNER

Hardanger

Hardangervidda

Travel planner for public transportation in Norway www.en-tur.no

TRAIN

The Bergensbana line runs between Oslo and Bergen. www.nsb.no. There are bus services from Bergen, Voss and Geilo to Hardanger. www.skyss.no Tel. +47 55 55 90 70.

BUS

From Bergen, Voss and local routes in Hardanger. www.skyss.no Tel. +47 55 55 90 70. NOR-WAY express bus. Routes from Oslo, Sandefjord, Larvik, Kristiansand Haugesund and more. www.nor-way.no Tel. +47 22 31 31 50.

BOAT

Hardangerfjordekspressen, Bergen-Rosendal Fjord Line Color Line DFDS SEAWAYS Stena Line

AIR

Ryfylke

Stavanger

www.rodne.no www.fjordline.no www.colorline.no www.dfdsseaways.no www.stenaline.no

Larvik

Jæren

Nearest airports are at Bergen and Haugesund. Bergen (BGO) and Haugesund (HAU) have 33 direct international routes. Direct routes to Bergen: www.avinor.no Direct to Haugesund: www.avinor.no

From EIDFJORD

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Oslo Kristiansand Bergen Larvik

343 393 138 358

Oslo Kristiansand Bergen Larvik

406 417 74 382

From NORHEIMSUND

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Oslo

Kristiansand

From ULVIK

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Oslo Kristiansand Bergen Larvik

353 403 141 362

Oslo Kristiansand Bergen Larvik

396 413 87 378

From JONDAL

From ODDA

Km

Oslo Kristiansand Bergen Larvik

359 332 159 297

Oslo Kristiansand Bergen Larvik

369 365 139 333

From LOFTHUS


THE HARDANGERFJORD ­­– IN THE HEART OF FJORD NORWAY 1

BERGEN

Bergen is close to Hardanger, and it is Norway’s second largest city. In Bergen you can see the UNESCO listed Bryggen, the Fløibanen funicular, the fish market, Bergen Aquarium and more. www.visitbergen.com

©Bergen Tourist Board/ Girish Chouhan/visitBergen.com

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THE FLÅM RAILWAY

Discover one of the most beautiful railway journeys in the world, from the mountain station at Myrdal on the Bergen Railway, down to Flåm station in the innermost corner of the Aurlandfjord. The 20 km train journey provides some of Norway’s wildest and most magnificent scenery. www.flaamsbana.no ©Morten Rakke

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THE NÆRØY FJORD

The UNESCO listed Nærøyfjord is an arm of the Sognefjord. This narrow fjord is known for its wild and dramatic nature. The tour “Norway in a nutshell” goes through the Nærøyfjord. www.fjordtours.com

© Sverre Hjørnevik/Visit Flåm

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HAUGESUND

In Haugesund you will find the coast, the North Sea, history and city life. Join island hopping to Røvær and Utsira, visit Ryvarden lighthouse with cafe, art exhibition and lodging. At Avaldsnes you can see viking history and visit the Viking settlement. www.visithaugesund.no ©vestfoto.no

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©Terje Rakke/Nordic Life - Region Stavanger

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THE PULPIT ROCK

“Preikestolen” (in Norwegian) is a plateau 604 meters above the Lysefjorden. The hike to the Pulpit Rock takes around 4 hours (in total). The Pulpit Rock is one of Norway’s best known nature attractions. From 1 July to 31 August there is a daily bus service connecting Hardanger and Ryfylke/Stavanger for hiking to Trolltunga and Preikestolen. See page 15. www.regionstavanger-ryfylke.com

STAVANGER

Urban nature break™ - Short distances to mountains and fjords. Wide-stretched beaches as far as the eye can see. Colourful culture and spectacular culinary highlights. Stavanger is the region’s largest city with a population of around 130 000. Connected with the Hardangerfjord region by the Norwegian Scenic Route Ryfylke. ©Liv Kristina Jehl/Region Stavanger

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Voss Ulvik Granvin 3 Eidfjord 4 Øystese Utne 5 Norheimsund 2 Kinsarvik Aga Lofthus Strandebarm 1 Jondal

Bergen

AUTUMN, WINTER AND SPRING

Rosendal 8 Husnes

Also off season and in wintertime, the Hardangerfjord region is an attractive destination for travellers interested in nature and cultural experiences. Winter activities range from exciting outdoor adventures to calm and cosy tailor-made activities including local history, culture and traditional food.

© Haakon Nordvik

Hotels open all year 1 Hotel Ullensvang, Lofthus 2 Thon Hotel Sandven, Norheimsund 3 Brakanes Hotel, Ulvik 4 Hardangerfjord Hotel, Øystese: Due to renovations closed in 2019 5 Quality Hotel Vøringsfoss, Eidfjord 5 Eidfjord Fjell &Fjord Hotel, Eidfjord

Odda 6

Tyssedal

Røldal 7

3 Strand Fjordhotel, Ulvik 6 Trolltunga Hotel, Odda 6 Hardanger Hotel, Odda 7 Hordatun Hotel, Røldal 8 Rosendal Fjordhotel 8 Rosendal Turisthotell

Hardangervidda mountain plateau

Dogsledding, snowshoe hiking, mini-expeditions and other winter activities are available for groups on request. Serving of food at the mountain lodge or at the farm restaurant Tunet på Haugen can be included. Easy winter activities with Eidfjord Active are also included in the Fjord Tours Hardangerfjord in a nutshell winter tour.

eidfjordaktiv@gmail.com Tel: +47 90 27 63 95 / + 47 90 20 25 72

©Konrad Konieczny

Trolltunga

Trolltunga Active offers guided tours to Trolltunga on skis or snowshoes, in the period from medio February to the end of May. The hike starts and ends in Skjeggedal and is, like the summer hike to Trolltunga, a demanding full day activity (10 to 12 hours). Trolltunga Active also offers other winter activities, including the Sunset Sunrise tour with overnight stay in the arctic dome.

www.trolltunga-active.com mail@trolltunga-active.com Tel: + 47 90 82 45 72

©Trolltunga Active

Ski touring

The stunning mountain landscape around the area of Rosendal, called the Rosendal Alps, is the most southern alpine mountain formation in Norway, and is perfect for ski touring. Rosendal Event offers guided ski tours with skilled mountain guides. In collaboration with Rosendal Turisthotell, they also organize an annual Ski touring festival.

www.rosendalevent.com info@rosendalevent.com Tel: +47 41 40 54 54

©Rosendal Event

Fjord experiences

There are several ways to explore the Fjord at close range, also in autumn, winter and spring. Several suppliers, as Trolltunga Active, offer winter kayak and from Odda, Eidfjord and Norheimsund RIB boat tours are available for groups on request, also off season.

See page 6 & 7

©Trolltunga Active

Folgefonn glacier

Snowshoeing with Folgefonni Glacier Team is an easy activity and fits everyone (from 12 years). As the blue ice at Folgefonna Glacier is covered by snow most of the year, tours are available all year round but routes will depend on actual snow conditions. February to June and October to December are very good periods for snowshoe walks on or around the Folgefonna Glacier.

www.folgefonni-breforarlag.no post@folgefonni-breforarlag.no Tel: + 47 95 11 77 92

©Kristoffer Fürstenberg

Museums and visitor centres

In the historic houses at Hardanger Folk Museum (Utne) and Agatunet (Aga) groups may experience the culture and heritage of Hardanger at close range. Guided tours and special arrangements like Hardanger fiddle concerts, cider tastings or courses are available on request all year round. The permanent site-specific light installation Hardanger Skyspace by James Turrell gives a unique experience of light, perception and space, open all year round (sunrise and sunset).

www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no mail@hardanger.museum.no Tel: + 47 47 47 98 84

Visitor Farms

See page 9

©Gunn Gravdal Elton

Several farms in the Hardangerfjord region are open for visitors and welcome groups on request all year round. Cosy farm visits with personal stories about farming in western Norway, tastings of local, home made products incl. cider tastings, lunches or dinners. ©Agurtxane Concellon

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Visit Hardangerfjord www.hardangerfjord.com info@hardangerfjord.com Tel +47 56 55 38 70


Photo: Morten Knudsen

Hardangerord in a nutshell Winter Tour

Everything you need for a winter adventure

The Hardangerord in a nutshell

NEW 2019! 200 2019! From FromNOK NOK21 970 Winter season: 14th January - 30th April Duration: 2 days (possible to extend) More route alternatives available Express boat, Bergen-Rosendal, ca 2 hours Bus, Rosendal-Odda, ca 1 hour Bus, Odda-Lohus, ca 35 minutes Bus, Lohus-Eidjord, ca 1 hour Nature Sightseeing in Eidord, ca 1 hour Bus, Eidord-Voss, ca 1 hours Train, Voss-Bergen, ca 1 hour Train, Voss-Oslo, 5,5 hours Train, Bergen-Oslo, 6,5 hours Train, Oslo-Bergen, ca 6,5 hours

Bergen

Voss Lohus

See and experience the magnificent Norwegian coastline and explore the winter scenery in the inner reaches of the beautiful Hardangerord! On this tour you will also get to experience how Norwegians have fun during winter and enjoy a traditional homemade Norwegian meal in a cozy lavvu. Winter tour highlights • Winter ord cruise though the beautiful western coast to the Hardangerord • Bus ride along farmland by the ord with views of snow-capped mountains and small villages.

Finse Geilo Eidord

• Winter and snow activities like snowshoes, snow-sledding e.g • Bonfire and Lavvu storytelling with homemade local food • Visit to the Norwegian Nature Centre Hardanger

Nature Sightseeing

Odda Rosendal

Trolltunga

Oslo

• The scenic Bergen Railway through a winter wonderland 2019 Prices One-way trip from Bergen to Oslo

NOK 2 820

Round trip from Oslo via Bergen

NOK 3 860

Round trip from Bergen- Bergen

NOK 2 200

Overnight stays possible in Bergen, Odda, Lohus, Eidord, Voss, Oslo etc.

Booking and information: ordtours.com/agents • E-mail: sale@ordtours.com


Voss

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE The Hardangerfjord region offers a wide range of outdoor adventure activities with breathtaking scenery. Several professional suppliers cater for individual travellers and groups. All suppliers will tailor programs that suit your clients needs.

1 Trolltunga Active

©Trolltunga Active

Offering outdoor adventures in Tyssedal and around Trolltunga. Guided hiking, biking, via ferrata climbing, zip-lines, kayaking and also winter/spring (mid-February to endMay) tours to Trolltunga, on snowshoes or skis. All tours to Trolltunga are demanding full -day tours, 10-12 hours. Kayaking and a RIB tours from Odda city center. 2-day tours including overnight stay in the arctic dome near Trolltunga. See page 37.

2 Folgefonni Glacier Team

Outdoor adventures in Jondal and in Folgefonna National Park since 1994. Guided blue ice trip in Juklavass glacier, daily in summer season. Also offering kayaking on the fjord or on glacier lake, tailored glacier tours (summer) and winter activities for groups on request. See page 23.

Ulvik4 Granvin Eidfjord 9 Øystese Utne 3 Norheimsund 6 Kinsarvik 11 Aga Lofthus Strandebarm 2 7 Jondal 5 1 Tyssedal Odda 8 Rosendal 10 Husnes

Bergen

Røldal

www.trolltunga-active.com mail@trolltunga-active.com Tel: + 47 90 82 45 72

www.folgefonni-breforarlag.no post@folgefonni-breforarlag.no Tel: + 47 95 11 77 92

©Folgefonni Glacier Team, Desire Weststrate

3 FlatEarth Adventures

© FlatEarth Adventures

Offers a wide range of activities for all age groups. Rafting, sea and river kayaking, white water jump and more. Also winter activities and multi-day kayak tours for groups on request. New in 2019: daily Go Viking - early spring kayaking from endMarch to end-May. See page 17.

4 B-Active

Offers activities and rental equipment, bikes, kayaks, rowing boats and a sail boat. Guided hikes, nature theme based courses and workshops, teambuilding activities and more. See page 46.

www.flatearth.no info@flatearth.no Tel: + 47 47 60 68 47

www.bnature.com bactive@bnature.com Tel: + 47 47 97 14 84

©Kristoffer Fürstenberg

5 FONNA Glacier Ski Resort

Summer ski centre on the glacier Folgefonna. Alpine skiing, also suitable for beginners/families, freestyle park, cross country tracks. Ski/snowshoe rental, accessible by car and public bus from Jondal. See page 23.

www.visitfonna.no post@visitfonna.no Tel: + 47 90 08 82 78

©visitfonna.no

1 Trolltunga Adventures

Offering multi-day hikes in the Hardangervidda National Park and to Trolltunga, specialized in organizing “all-inclusive” (equipment and meals) mountain experiences. Standard and tailor-made tours. See page 37.

www.trolltungaadventures.com trolltungaadventures@outlook.com Tel: + 47 90 74 46 46

©Trolltuna Adventures

3 Hardanger Fjordsafari

Offering RIB boat tours on the Hardangerfjord, starting from the harbour in Eidfjord. Standard tours, also available for FIT clients from April to end-October, tailored tours for groups on request all year round. See page 17.

www.hardangerfjordsafari.no hardangerfjordsafari@gmail.com Tel: + 47 91 99 09 32

©Hardanger Fjordsafari

3 Eidfjord Aktiv/Hardanger Husky

Offering dog sledding tours with experienced guides at the Hardangervidda mountain plateau and near Eidfjord. Tailored tours and standardised tours with rounds à 30 minutes, half-day (3h) and full-day (6h) tours. Eidfjord Active offers varied winter and fun snow activities that can be combined with dog sledding. See page 17.

eidfjordaktiv@gmail.com Tel: +47 90 27 63 95 / + 47 90 20 25 72

©Kristoffer Furstenberg

6 Hardanger Eventyr

Tailored experiences for groups. Cooperating with other local suppliers, offering varied activities. Meals, transportation and accommodation can be included. See page 41.

©Hardanger Eventyr

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Visit Hardangerfjord www.hardangerfjord.com info@hardangerfjord.com Tel +47 56 55 38 70

www.hardangereventyr.com hardangereventyr@gmail.com Tel: + 47 92 03 33 75 / +47 92 11 05 88


7 Hardangerfjord Active

Offering rental kayaks, rowing boats and bikes. Also offering guided kayak tours and tailored combined kayaking and biking tours, starting from Lutro near Lofthus. See page 41.

www.hardangerfjordactive.com hardangerfjordkayak@hotmail.com Tel: + 47 92 01 68 87

©Hardangerfjord Active

8 Hardanger Opplevelse

Outdoor adventures and teambuilding activities for groups. Canoeing, cooking on open fire, archery, treasure hunt and more. See page 37.

www.oppleve.no post@oppleve.no Tel: + 47 41 32 16 10

©Hardanger Opplevelse

11 Norheimsund RIB Seafari

Offering RIB boat tours on the Hardangerfjord, starting from the marina in Norheimsund. Standard tours from mid-June to mid-August. Chartered tours available on request April–November. See page 27.

www.norheimsundrib.no info@norib.no Tel: + 47 41 00 58 44

© Humber

9 Hardanger Hiking

Offers guided hikes with local experts, for grops on request all year. Regulary hikes for families to summer farms with sheep herding and sheep dog, end-June to midAugust. See page 28.

www.hardangerhiking.no hardanger.hiking@gmail.com Tel: + 47 90 12 62 70

©Hardanger Hiking

10 Rosendal Event

Offering varied outdoor adventures, tailored tours and events as well as bike, canoe, kayak and boat rental. Tailored winter activities, also ski touring with skilled mountain guide can be arranged. See page 33.

www.rosendalevent.com info@rosendalevent.com Tel: + 47 41 40 54 54

© Rosendal Event

HARDANGERFJORD HIKING HIGHLIGHTS A brochure with 45 selected hikes in Hardanger with maps and trail descriptions in English. Some of the highlights are the HM Queen Sonja’s panoramic hiking trail, Husedalen valley, Vøringsfossen canyon, Buerdalen valley, Mt Oksen and Trolltunga. Find your favourite hike among a wide range of amazing hikes in all categories.

See the hikes online: en.hardangerfjord.com/hardangerfjord-hiking-highlights

Have a nice hike!

Fjord Cruise

M/Y Iselina Bella

Fjord cruise with M/Y Iselina Bella. Spacious salons and a flybridge with panoramic view. The local captain will take you on a sightseeing tour or a fishing trip on the fjord. Going to/ from Bergen is also possible. Light meals available – a good atmosphere is guaranteed.

Tel: 907 71 507

www.hardanger-fjord.no


Voss Ulvik Granvin Eidfjord Øystese Utne 17 Norheimsund 5Kinsarvik 2 Lofthus Aga Strandebarm Jondal 9 6 3 Tyssedal Odda 8 Rosendal 4 9 Husnes

Bergen

HIKES AND WALKS Hardangerfjord is the perfect region to choose for scenic hikes and walks of all categories. There are options for everyone, from families with children to experienced ramblers. Several hikes in the region are also available in spring and autum, others are in high mountain area, available in summer season only.

Røldal

1 The Viking burial site at Hæreid

Hæreid is the largest burial site with graves from the Iron-and Viking ages in West-ern Norway (about 400 mounds). Easy and short (1.5 hours) hike from the centre of Eidfjord, historical guide and map at Eidfjord Tourist Office. The Hæreid plateau is about 100 meters above sea level. Excellent view of the fjord along the trail.

turistinfo@visiteidfjord.no Tel: + 47 53 67 34 00

©Heidi Kvamsdal

2 Lake Movatnet

An easy walk from Steinsdalsfossen waterfall towards Norheimsund. 2.5 km one way, total ascent 10 meters. Also pssible as roundtrip, following along route 7 (pedestrian lane all way) back to the waterfall.

info@visitkvam.no Tel: + 47 56 55 31 84

©Reidun Braut Kjosås

3 Trolltunga

Very demanding full day hike (10 - 12 hours) to the famous rock formation, starting Skjeggedal, 7 km from Tyssedal. Ascent of 900 meters, high mountain area, for experienced hikers. Guided tours available (Trolltunga Active). See page 37

mail@trolltunga-active.com Tel: + 47 90 82 45 72

©Scott Sporleder, Matador Network, fjordnorway.com

4 Buerdalen valley and glacier

Buer glacier is an arm of the Folgefonna glacier, near Odda. Marked footpath to the edge of the glacier, the last part of the hike is in steep terrain. Parking area in Buerdalen near Odda, road from Odda Camping is closed for busses and camper vans. Guided glacier hikes available (Flatearth Adventures) See page 38

turistkontor@odda.kommune.no Tel: + 47 53 65 40 05

©Hardanger Opplevelse

5 Husedalen

Four stunning waterfalls along the hiking trail from Kinsarvik up to the Hardangervidda mountain plateu. Easy accessible and good alternatives for hikes of different lenth, 5-6 hours to the uppermost fall and back. See page 41

turistinfo@kinsarvik.net Tel: + 47 53 66 31 12

©Magnus Hisdal

6 HM Queen Sonja’s panoramic hiking trail & the ”Monk Steps”

One of HM Queen Sonja’s favorite hikes in Hardanger, offering stunning fjord views. The trail is in the high mountain, normal Season from July to mid-Spetember. The route down to Lofthus includes the ”Monk Steps”. A shorter alternative is to hike parts of the trail starting from Røte in Kinsarvik.

turistinfo@kinsarvik.net Tel: + 47 53 66 31 12

©Hotel Ullensvang, Niels Johansen

7 Vøringsfossen waterfall

Spectacular canyon trail from 1882 to the foot of Vøringsfossen waterfall. Short but demanding hike in rough terrain. Normal Season from May/June to October, starting from Storegjel along the old raod.

turistinfo@visiteidfjord.no Tel: + 47 53 67 34 00

©Kristoffer B Fürstenberg

8 Bondhus Valley

Easy hike into one of the most beautiful valleys in the Folgefonna National Park, towards the Bondhus glacier. First part on gravel road, 2-4 hours hiking. Season all year, on snow shoes in winter. Folgefonni Glacier Team offers guided hikes. See page 33.

turistinfo@kvinnherad.kommune.no Tel: +47 53 48 42 80

©Ranveig Marie Photography

9 Mount Melderskin

One of highest peaks in the Roseandal Alps, 1246 masl. Deamanding tour with excellent fjord, sea and glacier views from the top.

turistinfo@kvinnherad.kommune.no Tel: +47 53 48 42 80

©Karen Løvfall Vaage

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8

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Visit Hardangerfjord www.hardangerfjord.com info@hardangerfjord.com Tel +47 56 55 38 70

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Voss

FARM VISITS AND FARM RESTAURANTS The Hardangerfjord region is the most important region for fruit farming in Norway. Groups can visit fruit farms for interesting experiences. Several farms also offer farm shops selling local products and farm restaurants serving traditional, homemade dishes.

1 Steinstø Fruitfarm

Guided group tours on the fruitfarm incl. sample tastings. Farm restaurant serving groups all year, farm shop and cafe also open for FIT in summer season. See page 27

Ulvik Granvin 2 Eidfjord Øystese Utne 4 Norheimsund5 1 Kinsarvik 3 Lofthus Aga Strandebarm Jondal

Bergen

Rosendal 6 Husnes

Odda

Tyssedal

Røldal

www.steinsto.no booking@steinsto.no Tel: + 47 99 69 15 27

©Steinstø Fruktgard

2 Syse farm

Traditional western Norwegian farm with fruit and lamb meat production, Économusée for fruit production. Farm shop with varied homemade products, open all year. Guided farm tours and farm restaurant for groups on request. See page 46

www.sysegard.no syse.gard@online.no Tel: + 47 41 64 99 06 / +47 47 63 03 68

©Reinhold Kager

2 Ulvik Frukt & Cideri

Fruit production with numerous old apple varieties. Production of apple juice and cider. Guided tours available for groups on request. See page 46

www.hakastadsider.no asbjornb@ulvik.org Tel: +47 91 10 22 15

©Ulvik Frukt & Cideri

2 Hardanger Saft- og Siderfabrikk

Fruit farm specialized in producing applejuice, cider and apple brandy. Guided tours incl. sample tastings and farm restaurant for groups on request. See page 46

www.hardangersider.no postmottak@hardangersider.no Tel: + 47 90 12 28 35

©CH-visitnorway.com

3 Hardanger Cideri

Outlet with juice, cider and wine from the farm. Guided tours with information about cider-making and cider tasting, for groups on request. See page 42

post@ciderspace.no Tel: + 47 41 50 23 11 / +47 92 42 29 23

©Hardanger Cideri AS

4 Tunet på Haugen

Farm shop and café with homemade bakery products and local food. Farm restaurant for lunches or dinner in a traditional building serving groups on request. See page 18

eidfjordaktiv@gmail.com Tel: + 47 90 27 63 95 / + 47 90 20 25 72

©Agurtxane Concellon

5 Bjørketeigen Farm

Farm Café in a restored log cabin, close to Steinsdalsfossen waterfall (300 meters, walking lane). Homemade light dishes and traditional bakery products, special activities like baking can be arranged for groups on request. See page 27

anneliseboye@gmail.com Tel: + 47 48 13 34 22

©Bjørketeigen Gard

6 Elins Matgleder

Cosy farm shop and farm restaurant in Uskedalen, open for groups on request. Lunch restaurant in Rosendal. See page 34

www.elinsmatgleder.no elinenes@online.no +47 47 01 21 25

© Hege Hisdal

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MUSEUMS AND VISITOR CENTRES In the Hardangerfjord region there are many high quality museums and visitor centres displaying the rich culture and heritage of Norway. All of them offer unique and interesting programs for your clients, in addition tailored special arrangements are available at several museums.

1 Norwegian Nature Centre – Hardanger

Experience centre for Norwegian nature, climate and environment, and visitor centre for the Hardangervidda National Park. Interactive exhibitions and wide-screen film. New exhibition designed for all ages and visitors from all nationalities, texts in 13 languages. Hardangervidda hall restaurant and café, seating up to 200 pax. See page 17.

Ulvik Granvin Eidfjord Øystese Utne 1 3 4 7 Norheimsund 2 Kinsarvik Lofthus Aga Strandebarm 8 Jondal 5 Tyssedal Odda Rosendal 9 Husnes

Bergen

10

www.norsknatursenter.no post@norsknatursenter.no Tel: +47 53 67 40 00

© Hege Hisdal

2 Hardanger Maritime Museum

Museum focusing on maritime culture and handicrafts. Workshops with rope making, blacksmith and traditional wooden boat building. Exhibits, guided tours, films and activity route. Traditional rowing boats for rent, café and museum shop. Tailored arrangements, maritime crafts and rowing, for groups. See page 27

www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no fartoyvern@hvm.museum.no Tel: + 47 47 47 98 39

©Nils Kjetil Torvik

3 The Art centre Kabuso, Ingebrigt Vik Museum and Hardanger Skyspace

©Silje Solvi

Art centre with temporary exhibitions and concerts of a high artistic level. Permanent light installation Hardanger Skyspace by the American artist James Turrell. Permanent sculpture exhibition at Ingebrigt Vik Museum. Café, sculpture park and museum shop. See page 27

www.kabuso.no post@kabuso.no Tel: + 47 47 47 99 87

4 Hardanger Akvasenter

Fully operational salmon farm open for visitors, explaining the life cycle of the salmon and modern aquaculture. Exhibition with underwater cameras and videos. Guided tours including feeding the fish. Salmon lunches or sample tastings on request. See page 27

www.akvasenter.no post@akvasenter.no Tel: +47 56 55 55 40

©Hardanger Akvasenter

5 Kraftmuseet - The Power Museum

An insight into the history of Norwegian hydropower industry.The hydropower history in Odda began in Tyssedal in 1906 and the spectacular power station Tysso 1 still stands as a monument by the fjord. Daily guided tours, slide show and exhibits. See page 12, 37.

www.kraftmuseet.no post@kraftmuseet.no Tel: + 47 53 65 00 50

©Anne Gravdal

6 Røldal stave church

The church was built in the 13th century and according to the legend, the crucifix in the church has healing powers. During the Middle Ages Røldal was an important pilgrimage destination in Norway. Guided tours in the summer season. See page 38.

www.visitodda.com Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77

©Gunn Gravdal Elton

7 Hardanger Folk Museum

©Elisabeth Emmerhoff

Exhibitions of Hardanger embroidery, traditional costumes and Norways largest collection of old Hardanger fiddles. Art and historic exhibitions. Open air museum with historic buildings. Museum shop and café. Special arrangements for groups like cider tasting, Hardanger fiddle mini concerts and Hardanger embroydery courses. See page 41.

www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no post@hvm.museum.no Tel: + 47 47 47 98 84

8 Agatunet

Listed hamlet with 30 buildings from the Middle Ages until today. The oldest house is Lagmannsstova from 1250. Guided tours. Special arrangements for groups like banquet dinner, folk music, cider tasting, baking etc. See page 41.

www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no post@hvm.museum.no Tel: + 47 47 47 98 84

©Matt Coch

9 Folgefonnsenter

Exhibition centre in Rosendal with interactive exhibitions and films about the glacier, fjord, water and climate change. See page 33.

©Folgefonnsenteret

10

Visit Hardangerfjord www.hardangerfjord.com info@hardangerfjord.com Tel +47 56 55 38 70

www.folgefonnsenteret.no post@folgefonnsenteret.no Tel: + 47 53 48 42 80 / +47 476 85 529

Røldal 6


9 Barony Rosendal

The smallest «castle» in Scandinavia, the only one of its kind in Norway. Guided tours and cultural events in summer season. Packages including Fjord Cruise from Bergen to Rosendal and back, and guided tour including lunch at the barony are available. See page 33

www.baroniet.no info@baroniet.no Tel: +47 53 48 29 99

© Hege Grane Hisdal

10 Halsnøy Monastry

Remains of a Augustinian monastery built in 1164, located at the island Halsnøy in Kvinnherad. Guided tours, cultural events and venue rental. See page 33

www.sunnhordland.museum.no post@sunnhordland.museum.no Tel: +47 53 41 38 99 / +47 481 30 020

© Halsnøy Kloster

AN EXITING EXPERIENCE CENTRE FOR NORWEGIAN NATURE CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENT

WELCOME TO EXPLORE THE DIVERSE BEAUTY NORWEGIAN NATURE HAS TO OFFER Norsk Natursenter / Øvre Eidfjord / Telefon: + 47 53 67 40 00 post@norsknatursenter.no / www.norsknatursenter.no

www.hardangerfjord.com

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HYDROPOWER INDUSTRY NATURE Guided tours through caves and tunnels, short hike with a stunning view, climb along the penstock. Films and guided tours through the magnificent powerstation by the fjord.


Voss Ulvik Granvin 1 Eidfjord Øystese Utne 6 8 Norheimsund3 5 7 Kinsarvik Lofthus Aga Strandebarm 2 Jondal

Bergen

INCENTIVE TRAVEL Being close to Bergen International Airport, the Hardangerfjord region is a perfect destination for incentive travel. Professional activity suppliers and high quality hotels in the region offer exciting programs for smaller and bigger groups, with activities varying from easy to more challenging - all year round.

12 Tyssedal Odda 10 Røldal

No. Guest room

Cap. Meeting rooms

4 Rosendal Turisthotell, Rosendal (p. 34)

21

30

400

10 Trolltunga Hotel, Odda (p. 39)

42

Small groups

102

200

6 Eidfjord Fjell & Fjord Hotel (p. 19)

28

22

95

250

12 Tyssedal Hotel (p. 39)

26

50

13 Dyranut Mountain lodge, Hardangervidda (p. 19)

6

60

13 Halne Mountain lodge, Hardangervidda (p. 20)

75 beds

Small groups

No. Guest room

Cap. Meeting rooms

1 Brakanes Hotel, Ulvik (p. 47)

142

300

2 Hotel Ullensvang, Lofthus (p. 43)

168

3 Thon Hotel Sandven, Norheimsund (p. 28) 4 Rosendal Fjordhotel, Rosendal (p. 34) 5 Hardangerfjord Hotel, Øystese (p. 28)

Rosendal 4 Husnes

Due to renovations closed in 2019

6 Quality Hotel Vøringfoss, Eidfjord (p. 19)

81

400

7 First Hotel Kinsarvik (p. 43)

70

100

8 Utne Hotel, Utne (p. 43)

17

65

EXAMPLE INCENTIVE ITINERARIES: STAYING IN ULVIK/EIDFJORD AREA DAY 1

Arrival Bergen BGO airport. Transfer by coach (2.5 hours) to hotel. Afternoon gathering in the tunnels of Osa, teambuilding activity (B-Active) or an outdoor event in Eidfjord (Eidfjord Active).

DAY 2

Meetings. Afternoon outdoor activity: kayaking, bicycling, hiking etc. (B-Active or FlatEarth Adventures). Evening visit at a farm for a guided tour and refreshments or dinner (Fruit and Cider Route or Tunet på Haugen).

DAY 3

Meetings. Afternoon fjord cruise and museum/visitor centre activity.

DAY 4

Return to Bergen BGO airport.

©Kristoffer Fürstenberg

STAYING IN NORHEIMSUND/ØYSTESE AREA DAY 1

Arrival Bergen BGO airport. Transfer by coach (1.5 hours) to hotel. Afternoon gathering at Hardanger Maritime Museum or at Hardanger Skyspace and Art Centre Kabuso.

DAY 2

Full day program on Folgefonna glacier with Folgefonni Glacier Team.

DAY 3

Meetings. Afternoon fjord cruise with fruit farm visit. Farewell dinner on a farm restaurant.

DAY 4

Return to Bergen BGO airport. ©Folgefonni Glacier Team, Desire Weststrate

STAYING IN ULLENSVANG/ODDA AREA DAY 1

Arrival Bergen BGO airport. Transfer by coach (2.5 hours) to hotel. Active afternoon gathering, teambuilding activity (Hardanger Opplevelse or Hardanger Eventyr).

DAY 2

Meetings. Afternoon fjord cruise, visit Agatunet or Hardanger Folk Museum with tailored program, Hardanger fiddle concert, baking or cider tasting.

DAY 3

Full day outdoor activity program in Tyssedal/Skjeggedal, guided hiking, biking, kayaking, or via ferrata climbing (Trolltunga Active). Farewell dinner, for example at the Kraftmuseet.

DAY 4

Return to Bergen BGO airport.

©Trolltunga Active

STAYING IN ROSENDAL AREA DAY 1

Arrival Bergen BGO airport. Transfer by Hardangerfjord express boat to Rosendal (2 h). Afternoon activities including Folgefonn Centre, Barony Rosendal or Halsnøy Monastery.

DAY 2

Meetings and outdoor activity with Rosendal Event, guided hikes or kayaking.

DAY 3

Full day excursion to Odda and activity with Trolltunga Active or to Jondal and activity with Folgefonni Glacier Team. Farewell dinner at the farm restaurant Elins Matgleder.

DAY 4

Return to Bergen BGO airport by express boat.

© Åse Marie Evjen

www.hardangerfjord.com

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TRAVELLING IN THE HARDANGERFJORD REGION Start with train Bergen – Voss – Ulvik – Eidfjord – Norheimsund – Bergen

HARDANGERFJORD IN A NUTSHELL, FJORD TOURS Tel: + 47 815 68 222 sale@fjordtours.no Season (2019): 01.05-30.09 www.fjordtours.com/agents

Bergen Voss Voss Ulvik Ulvik Eidfjord Eidfjord Norheimsund Norheimsund Bergen

The Hardangerfjord in a nutshell tour is a combination of train, public bus services and a fjord cruise on the Hardangerfjord. Bergen-Bergen, Bergen-Oslo or Oslo-Bergen. This is a perfect FIT product, overnight stops en route is recommended.

Start with bus Bergen – Norheimsund – Eidfjord – Ulvik – Voss – Bergen

08.43 09.56 10.05 11.10 11.15 11 .4 5 14.40 17. 3 0 1 7.4 0 19.10

Bergen Norheimsund Norheim Eidfjord Eidfjord Ulvik Ulvik Voss Voss Bergen

07.25 08.50 09.00 11 .4 5 14.40 1 5.10 1 5.1 5 16.10 16.37 1 7. 5 7

HARDANGERFJORD IN A NUTSHELL WINTER TOUR, FJORD TOURS Tel: + 47 815 68 222 sale@fjordtours.no Season (2019): 14.01-30.04 (Monday-Friday) www.fjordtours.com/agents

Explore the winter scenery in the Hardangerfjord region. The Hardangerfjord in a nutshell winter tour can be started in Bergen or Oslo, and includes fjord cruise, bus and railway. On this tour you will experiense snow activities and a traditional homemade Norwegian meal served in a lavvu.

Example: From Bergen to Oslo - Day 1

Example: From Bergen to Oslo - Day 2

08.50 Bergen 10.45 Rosendal 11.00 Rosendal 11.50 Odda 12.25 Odda 13.55 Eidfjord

14.15 Eidfjord 14.40 Vøringsfossen 17.30 Vøringsfoss 18.00 Eidfjord Overnight stay in Eidfjord

10.20 Eidfjord 10.30 Norwegian Nature Centre Hardanger 11.45 Norwegian Nature Centre Hardanger 11.55 Eidfjord

Norheimsund 09.00 Herand 09.23 Utne 09.55 Lofthus 10.15 Kinsarvik 10.33 Ulvik Aurland 11.15 Eidfjord 11.45

HARDANGERFJORD SIGHTSEEING, GOFJORDS Tel: +47 48 06 03 33 booking@gofjords.com Season (2019): 01.05-30.09 www.gofjords.com

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17.30 17.07 16.35 16.15 15.55 15.15 14.40

Corresponding bus from Bergen (route 925) Bergen 07.25 Norheimsund 08.50

Daily fjord cruise on the Hardangerfjord 1 May - 30 Sept. Connects 7 ports; Norheimsund, Herand, Utne, Lofthus, Kinsarvik, Ulvik and Eidfjord. For roundtrips, E16 or use the service as a part of your transportation in the region. See the white dotted line in the map.

©Paal Audestad/Fjord Tours

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More details and information at rodne.no

HARDANGERFJORDEKSPRESSEN, BERGEN-ROSENDAL, RØDNE

All year

From Rosendal Bergen airport Bergen city centre

Mo-Fr 06:50, 14:25 08:10, 15:55 08:35, 16:20

Winter (1.1.-30.4./1.10.-31.12.) Sat. Sun. 09:00 16:35 10:20 18:00 10:45 18:25

From Bergen city centre Bergen airport Rosendal

08:50, 16:30 09:15, 16:55 10:45, 18:25

15:45 16:10 17:40

Tel: + 47 51 89 52 70 mail@rodne.no Season: 01.01.-31.12 www.rodne.no

©Rødne

Daily boat cruise between Bergen and Rosendal (see the white dotted line in the map). Corresponde with bus to/from Odda.

EIDFJORD SIGHTEEING, GOFJORDS

Tel: + 47 480 60 333 booking@gofjords.com Season (2019): 01.07-31.08 www.gofjords.com

2.5 hours roundtrip through dramatic nature by coach. Starting in Eidfjord, stop at Norwegian Nature Centre (p.15), continue to Vøringsfossen waterfall (p.15) and return to Eidfjord. The roundtrip corresponds with the passenger ferry service between Norheimsund and Eidfjord. See page 12

Bus service between Hardanger and Ryfylke/Stavanger.

© GoFjords.com

©Geir Yngve Kristiansen

Odda bus station is situated in the centre of Odda by the quay. in Skjeggedal is the main trailhead for hiking to Trolltunga. Ticket information: www.oddataxi.no Daily 1 June – 30 September.

06.10

07.35

Trolltunga Hotel (Vasstun):

06.15

07.40

Odda bus station:

06.30

07.50

Trolltunga Studios (bus stop at Freim):

06.32

07.52

Tyssedal Hotel (the bus terminal):

06.38

08.00

Trolltunga Guesthouse (by the bridge):

06.40

08.02

Tyssohallen car park:

06.43

08.05

Skjeggedal (main trailhead Trolltunga):

07.00

08.20

17.00

18.30

20.00

Price (return ticket) Odda – Skjeggedal (P2) NOK 250. A normal season for hiking to Trolltunga is 1 June – 30 September.

©Trolltunga Active

eilo

Two alternatives: 1/ Daily service between Trolltunga (Tyssedal/Odda) and Stavanger. 2/ Bus service between Trolltunga (Tyssedal/Odda) and Stavanger, including connecting bus to the starting point for the Preikestolen hike. From Monday to Friday.

From Odda Odda camping:

From Skjeggedal Skjeggedal

Hol

11:00, 18:45 11:25, 19:10 12:55, 20:40

TROLLTUNGA-PREIKESTOLEN EXPRESS BUS

Tel: +47 48 06 03 33 booking@gofjords.com Season (2019): 01.05-30.09 www.gofjords.com

TROLLTUNGA SHUTTLE BETWEEN ODDA AND SKJEGGEDAL

18:45 19:10 20:40

Summer (1.5.-30.9.) Sat. Sun. 09:00, 16:35 10:20, 18:00 10:45, 18:25

HARDANGER FJORD AS

HALNEKONGEN

Fjord cruise/Charter Tel: + 47 90 77 15 07 post@hardanger-fjord.no, www.hardanger-fjord.no Capacity: 12

Transport on lake Halnefjorden, Hardangervidda. Charter Tel: + 53 66 57 12 post@halne.no, www.halne.no Capacity: 37 More infromation page: 17

Charter boat (Princess 50) offering tailored fjord cruises in the whole region, including transport to/from Bergen. Multi-day tours with overnight on board available, 2 cabins with double beds and own bathroom each.

© Halne Fjellstugu

HELICOPTER Tel: +47 53 66 64 40 trafikk@airlift.no, www.airlift.no

© Hardanger Fjord AS

”PILAGUTT”

Pilagutt, Jondal ©Christian Houge, Innovasjon Norge

Fjord Cruise/Charter/Fishing Tel: + 47 48 95 54 82 pilagutt@hotmail.com www.pilagutt.no Capacity: Max pax 11 More information see page: 21.

FERRY ROUTES

FJORDCHARTER NORWAY Fjord Cruise/Charter /Sightseeing Tel: + 47 56 39 10 20/90 79 08 18 post@fjordcharter.no www.fjordcharter.no Capacity: Several boats ©Tom Guldbransen

©Hege Hisdal

In the Hardangerfjord there are the following ferry services: - Jondal-Tørvikbygd - Kinsarvik-Utne - Kvanndal-Utne - Gjermundshamn-Varaldsøy-Årsnes - Skånevik-Matre-Utåker - Skjersholmane - Ranavik - Fjelberg - Sydnes - Utbjoa - Skjersholmane The ferry services are marked with red, dotted lines in the map. See www.norled.no for timetables.

www.hardangerfjord.com

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EIDFJORD

16

RIB boat tour in Eidfjord ©Hardanger Fjordsafari


© Norsk Natursenter – Hardanger

Map ref. Øvre Eidfjord D 11 www.norsknatursenter.no post@norsknatursenter.no Tel: + 47 53 67 40 00 Season (2019): 01.04.-31.10, groups all year Capacity: 320 pax per hour, restaurant seating capacity 200 Prices (2019): Adult NOK 160, Child NOK 80, Family NOK 390. Tour operators NOK 85. Cruise / wholesalers on appointment.

Norwegian Nature Centre – Hardanger

Map ref. Vøringsfoss D 12 www.visiteidfjord.no turistinfo@visiteidfjord.no Tel: + 47 53 67 34 00

Vøringsfossen waterfall

Season: 20.05.-15.09 Capacity: unlimited

New designed experience centre for Norwegian nature, climate and environment, and visitor centre for the Hardangervidda National Park. Dramatic Ivo Caprino, wide-screen film ”Fjord Mountain Waterfall”. Interactive, fact-filled exhibitions, appealing to all ages and to all nationalities, texts in 13 languages. Hardangervidda hall restaurant and café, seating up to 200 guests in a building with history, serving traditional and modern cuisine. Gift Shop and Tourist information.

One of the best-known waterfalls in Norway. Vast quantities of water falling 182 meters from the Hardangervidda plateau into the Måbødalen valley. Excellent and safe, upgraded viewing points from Fossli Hotel, on route 7. Complete upgrading of the area to be finished in 2023.

©RHF - Johan Berge

©Hardanger Fjordsafari

©Hardanger Husky

Map ref. D 11 www.hardangerfjordsafari.no hardangerfjordsafari@gmail.com Tel: + 47 91 99 09 32 Season: 01.04-31.10, groups on request all year round Capacity: 12 pax per tour Prices (2019): NOK 595 per pax/1 hour, NOK 295 per pax in group (24 pax)/30 minutes. Prices for tailored tours on request.

Hardanger Fjordsafari

Map ref. D 11 eidfjordaktiv@gmail.com Tel: +47 90 27 63 95 Capacity: Groups up to 50 pax Season: Depending on activity, dog sledding in winter and spring Prices (2019): NOK 650 p.p./30 min. (min. 15 pax), NOK 1550 p.p./3 hours (min. 4 pax), NOK 2550 p.p./6 hours, incl. light lunch (min. 4 pax). Prices for tailored tours on request.

Eidfjord Aktiv/Hardanger Husky

Map ref. Øvre Eidfjord D 11 www.flatearth.no info@flatearth.no Tel: + 47 47 60 68 47

FlatEarth Adventures

Season 2019: 26.03-10.09, groups on request all year round Capacity: Groups up to 150 pax Prices: Group rates on request

Offers RIB boat tours on the Hardangerfjord, starting from the harbour in Eidfjord. 1 hour and 30 minutes tours from April to end-October (min. 5 pax), tailored tours for groups on request all year round. Survival suit, life jacket and goggles included. Suitable for everyone with height over 100 cm, children under 14 together with adults only.

Dog sledding tours with experienced guides at the Hardangervidda mountain plateau and in terrain near Eidfjord. Tailored tours and standardised tours with rounds à 30 minutes (min 15 pax), half-day (3h, min 4pax) and full-day (6h, min 4 pax) tours. Eidfjord Active offers varied winter and snow activities like snowshoeing, sledding and other fun snow activities that can be combined with dog sledding. Outdoor meal can be arranged. With the half and full-day tours you bring the meal with you in the Sledge. In some locations a lavvo will be available.

Offers a wide range of activities, mainly in summer season. New in 2019: daily Go Viking - early srping kayaking from end-March to end-May. Kayaking, rafting, climbing/rappelling, downhill biking, guided hikes and glacier hikes. Multi-day kayak tours and winter activities as snow shoeing, ice-climbing, kite skiing and mini-expeditions on the Hardangervidda for small groups on request.

©Kristoffer Fürstenberg

Map ref. Halne, Hardangervidda E 14 www.halne.no post@halne.no Tel: + 47 53 66 57 12 Season: 28.06-01.09, from Halne 1-7 10:15, 13:00 The boat can be chartered on request Capacity: 37 pax

Halnekongen

Passenger boat summer service on lake Halnefjorden at Hardangervidda. There are two daily departures from Halne Mountain Lodge along route 7 to Skaupa and Sleipa. The tour is 13 km and takes about 40 minutes. You may just take the boat trip, and come back to Halne, or start hiking back to Halne or into Hardangervidda National Park.

© Halne Fjellstugu

Map ref. Simadalen D 11, D 12 www.visiteidfjord.no turistinfo@visiteidfjord.no Tel: + 47 53 67 34 00

Kjeåsen

Mountain farm in unique surroundings, 530 m above the Simafjorden. Road to Kjeåsen from Simadalen open for traffic up every full hour and down every half hour. For groups on request.

Season: May-September, according to weather conditions Capacity: 45 Prices (2019): NOK 30 per pax ©Heidi Kvamsdal

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Map ref. Eidfjord D 11, D 12 www.gofjords.com booking@gofjords.com Tel: + 47 480 60 333

©Geir Yngve Kristiansen

Season: 01.05-30.09 Capacity: on request, pre-booking necessary Prices (2019): From NOK 420/Adult, NOK 310/Child Map ref. Eidfjord D 11 Facebook.com/Tunet På Haugen eidfjordaktiv@gmail.com Tel: + 47 90 27 63 95 Capacity: 50 Prices (2019): Group rates on request

Eidfjord Sightseeing

2.5 hours roundtrip through dramatic nature by coach. Starting in Eidfjord, stop at Norwegian Nature Centre – Hardanger, continue to Vøringsfossen waterfall and return to Eidfjord. Corresponds with the passenger ferry service between Norheimsund and Eidfjord.

Tunet på Haugen

Farm shop and café with homemade bakery products and local food. Farm restaurant for lunches or dinner in a traditional building “grindaløe”. Seats up to 50 pax. Also offering tailored arrangements including catering and activities.

©Agurtxane Concellon

Map ref. Eidfjord D 11 www.visiteidfjord.no turistinfo@visiteidfjord.no Tel: + 47 53 67 34 00

© Heidi Kvamsdal

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Unique collection of Bergslien´s paintings. Connected to Quality Hotel Vøringsfoss.

Season (2019): 06.04-06.10 and during cruise ship calls Capacity: 80 Prices: Free entrance www.visiteidfjord.no turistinfo@visiteidfjord.no Tel: + 47 53 67 34 00

©Heidi Kvamsdal

Galleri N. Bergslien

Hikes

Eidfjord has a wide range of walking and hiking paths, brochure “Hiking pleasures” available at the Tourist information. Examples: • Vøringsfossen, spectacular canyon trail from 1872 to the waterfall. 1.5 h hike. • Kjeåsen, nice, but steep footpath to Kjeåsen from the fjord at Sima powerplant to the mountain farm 530 masl. 3-4 hour round trip. • Simadalselva, 3 km trail along the river in Simadal valley. Suitable for wheelchairs. • Hæreid, historical walk from the centre. 90 minutes round-trip.


EIDFJORD FJELL & FJORD HOTEL Map ref. D 11 N-5783 Eidfjord Manager: Ms. Borghild Vik Tel: + 47 53 66 52 64 post@eidfjordhotel.no, www.eidfjordhotel.no Season: 01.01.-31-12

ACCOMMODATION

HOTELS/ GUEST HOUSES/ HOSTELS/ B&B Small, family run hotel. All rooms with bathroom and cable TV. Free internet, coffee & tea for all guests. Restaurant with fjord view and full service bar. Small conference facilities with AV equipment. Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1324, double room from NOK 1795. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 28 Rooms - 49 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 150 MICE: 22 pax ©EFFH

FOSSLI HOTEL Map ref. D 12 N-5785 Vøringfoss Manager: Mr. Erik Garen manager@fossli-hotel.com, www.fossli-hotel.com Season (2019): 20.05-15.09

Located just by the Vøringsfossen waterfall, overlooking the panoramic view of the Måbøvalley. Traditional hotel built in 1891, Edvard Grieg was once a regular guest at Fossli Hotel. Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: double room from NOK 1490. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 21 Rooms - 42 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 300

©RHF

QUALITY HOTEL VØRINGFOSS Map ref. D 11 Ostangvegen 20, N-5783 Eidfjord Manager: Mr. Tor André Villmones Tel: + 47 53 67 41 00 q.voringfoss@choice.no, www.choice.no Season: 01.01.-31.12. Capacity: 81 Rooms - 200 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 200 MICE: 400 pax

Situated right by the fjord in the centre of Eidfjord, surrounded by high mountains. Built in 2001, renovated in 2017. Standard, family , superior and deluxe rooms, some with balcony. All rooms with either fjord or mountain view. Restaurants with a la carte menus and dinner buffet in summer season. Two bars, conference facilities for up to 400 pax. Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1290 double room from NOK 1590. Group rates on request.

©Fotograf Senderud AS

EIDFJORD GJESTGIVERI Map ref. D 11 Eidfjordvegen 146, N-5784 Øvre Eidfjord Manager: Steen Giphardt Tel: + 47 53 66 53 46 eidfjordbnb@gmail.com, www.ovre-eidfjord.com Season (2019): 22.03.-22.10. Capacity: 6 Cabins - 8 Rooms - 28 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 56

Located in Øvre Eidfjord, close to Hardangervidda mountain plateau, Hjølmodalen, Kjeåasen, Norwegian Nature Centre and Vøringsfossen waterfall. Rooms with sink, shared bathrooms, some with private bathroom. Simple cabins with 2 beds and cooking facilities each, separate sanitary facilities. Restaurant serving homemade local food, speciality pancakes. Prices 2019: Cabins (2 pax) NOK 480-780 per night. Double rooms from NOK 790-1380.

©Eidfjord Gjestegiveri

DYRANUT FJELLSTOVA Map ref. E 13 N-5785 Vøringsfoss Manager: Ms. Ragnhild Telle Tel: + 47 53 66 57 16 post@dyranut.com, www.dyranut.com Season (2019): 22.03-15.09. (In May week ends only).

The highest situated mountain lodge at route 7 (1245 metres above sea level). Restaurant with homemade food with local ingredients. Ideal for FIT and small groups, suitable for meetings and seminars. Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: NOK 730. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 6 Rooms - 16 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 60 MICE: smaller groups on request ©Konrad Konieczny

LISETH PENSJONAT OG HYTTER Map ref. D 12 N-5785 Vøringfoss Manager: Ms. Bjørg and Mr. Lars Liseth Tel: + 47 53 66 57 14 / +47 90 14 74 05 post@liseth.no, www.liseth.no Season (2019): 15.02-15.10

Situated 1 km from the Vøringsfossen waterfall, at the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. Nice terrain for hiking in spring, summer and autumn, alpine and cross country skiing facilities in winter. Free WiFi. Lunch for groups on request. Prices 2019: On request

Capacity: 15 Rooms - 14 Cabins - 90 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 50 ©Hege G. Hisdal

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ACCOMMODATION

VIK PENSJONAT OG HYTTER AS Map ref. D 11 Simadalsveien 10, N-5783 Eidfjord Manager: Ms. Ingrid Joshi and Mr. Thomas Edh Tel: + 47 53 66 51 62 post@vikpensjonat.com, www.vikpensjonat.com Season (2019): 15.03.-31.10. and Easter and autumn holidays. Café & Guesthouse open 15 March-15 October. Guesthouse open on special request during the winter.

Cosy, charming boutique hotel centrally situated in Eidfjord. Excellent views of river and mountains. Full breakfast, internet access and bedlinen/towels available. Est. rack rate 2019: single room from NOK 700-850, double/family room from NOK 1100-2800. Cabins from NOK 1250-2800. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 8 Rooms/20 Beds - 4 Cabins/16 Beds RAUHELLEREN TURISTHYTTE Map ref. F 15 Hardangervidda Manager: Mr. Hans Olav Laegreid Tel: + 47 41 55 04 04 mail@rauhelleren.no, www.rauhelleren.no Season (2019): 22.03-28.03 (winter) and 01.07-20.09 (summer)

Modern tourist cabin situated in the Hardangervidda National Park. Accommodation and full board. Accessible in summer by train, bus, boat and 4 hours hiking. Accessible in winter by train or bus and cross country skiing.

Capacity: 17 Rooms - 56 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 60

Online booking on www.rauhelleren.no

HALNE FJELLSTUGU Map ref. E 14 Hardangervidda 227, 3576 Hol Manager: Geirmund Tormodsgard & Ingar Dalen Tel: +47 53 66 57 12 post@halne.no www.halne.no Sason: Febrary/March - start October

Mountain Lodge at the Hardangervidda, located by the main road route 7. Accomodation in rooms and cabins, all with private bathrooms. Serving of traditional dishes with local ingredients. Nearby lake Halnefjorden and marked hiking trails.

Est. rack rate 2019 incl. full board: From NOK 970 (price for members of Norwegian travel assosciation DNT).

©Rauhelleren

Prices 2019: on request

Capacity: 75 beds © Halne Fjellstugu

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING GAREN CAMPING Map ref. E 12 N- 5785 Vøringsfoss Manager: Ms. Rannveig Garen Tel: + 47 53 66 57 25 / +47 97 70 39 38 post@garencamping.no, www.garencamping.no Season: 01.01-31.12

Situated at the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, close to the Vøringsfossen waterfall and 20 km from Eidfjord centre. 8 well equipped cabins (6-8 pax), 20 small cabins (3-4 pax). Nice outdoor area, barbeque house, sanitary, sauna, Tv-room, grocery, kitchen, washing-room w/dryer. Prices 2019: On request

Capacity: 28 Cabins - 144 Beds Big area for tents/caravans, electricity. ©Garen Camping

KJÆRTVEIT CAMPING Map ref. D 11 Simadalsvegen 13 A , N-5783 Eidfjord Manager: Mr. Lars Inge Thorset Tel: + 47 90 68 17 62 k-camp@outlook.com, www.kcamp.no Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 3 Cabins - 9 Apartments - 83 Beds 90 pitches for caravans/tents with electricity

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Located in the centre of Eidfjord, by the Hardangerfjord. 3 well equipped cabins for 7 persons, 9 well equipped apartments for 3-8 persons, four of them new from 2017. One house with 5 rooms, 2 beds in each, rented out room by room. 2 backpacker rooms in the attic, with total of 8 beds. Cable TV, fully equipped kitchen, washing machine and dryer, dishwasher, veranda/ balcony. 4 apartments accessible with wheelchair. Boats w/ motor available for guests and guest harbour. WiFi avaliable. Backery from June-August. Est. prices 2019: Cabins from NOK 1495 per night, Apartments from NOK 850-1795 per night, Tents/caravans from NOK 85 to 280 per night.

SÆBØ CAMPING Map ref. D 11 N- 5784 Øvre Eidfjord Manager: Mr. Ola Sæbø Tel: + 47 53 66 59 27 / +47 47 17 93 22 scampi@online.no, www.saebocamping.com Season (2019): 01.05-25.09

Located between the fjord and the Vøringsfossen waterfall. Cabins with kitchen, shower and toilet, also simple cabins without. Service building with showers, toilets, family room and facilities for disabled persons. Free WiFi, laundry and dish-washing room, camping kitchen. Disposal for chemical toilets. Canoe, kayak and boat rental. Playground for children. Fresh breakfast bread every morning.

Capacity: 16 Cabins - 55 Beds - 100 pitches for tents/caravans, 70 el-outlets.

Est. prices 2019: Cabins from NOK 480-1150, tents/caravans from NOK 240.


Vøringsfossen waterfall Š Geir Yngve Kristiansen

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JONDAL

Glacier hike on Folgefonna glacier with Folgefonni Glacier Team. ŠFolgefonni Glacier Team


Map ref. Folgefonna G 7 www.visitjondal.no post@visitjondal.no Tel: + 47 95 11 77 92

Folgefonna National Park

Norway’s 3rd biggest glacier, the Folgefonna, is accessible by car or bus from Jondal. Distance from fjord to glacier is 19 km. A range of daily activities at the glacier during summer season.

Season: 01.05-01.10

© Frode Tønnesen

Map ref. Folgefonna G 7 www.folgefonni-breforarlag.no post@folgefonni-breforarlag.no Tel: + 47 95 11 77 92

© Eksponert Media

Season (2019): 01.04-30.09, groups on request all year Capacity: Groups up to 200 pax Prices (2019): Guided glacier hike from NOK 850. Private glacier guide NOK 7500. Tour operator and group prices on request. Map ref. Folgefonna G 7 www.visitfonna.no/en/ post@visitfonna.no Tel. +47 90 08 82 78 Season (2019): 28.04-16.09 Capacity: unlimited, pre-booking not necessary Prices (2019): Daypass from NOK 320

Folgefonni Glacier Team

Outdoor adventures in Jondal and in Folgefonna National Park since 1994. Groups up to 200 pax. Outdoor lunch on the glacier available. Main product is guided blue ice trip in Juklavass glacier, with a choice of different levels, 2-6 hours. Children must be over 7 years. Also offering snowshoe trips, kayaking on the fjord or on glacier lake, bicycling with guide, glacier trail between Fonnabu and Holmaskjer, historical tourist route over the Folgefonna glacier, 2 days. Tailor made tours and events for groups.

FONNA Glacier Ski Resort

Summer ski centre on the Folgefonna glacier. Alpine skiing for the whole family, freestyle park and cross country tracks. Possibilities for snowshoe hiking. Skirental and café. Amazing view over the Hardangerfjord, the glacier and the North Sea. Accessible by car and public bus from Jondal, 19 km. Lenght of season depending on snow conditions.

© Daniel Tengs / Visitfonna

Map ref. Herand E 7 www.visitjondal.no post@visitjondal.no Tel: + 47 95 11 77 92 Season (2019): 02.07-04.08, groups on request all year

Herand Kulturhistorisk Senter

Exhibition showing the changes in the landscape in Herand from the last ice age up to the last century. Traces from a 900 years old settlement, rock carvings from the Bronze Age and burial sites from the Iron Age within walking distance from the centre.

©Ane Bysheim

Map ref. Jondal F 6 www.pilagutt.no pilagutt@hotmail.com Tel: + 47 48 95 54 82

Pilagutt

Charter boat for fjord cruises, fishing or transport for small groups or FITs. Maximum speed 25 knots, covering the whole Hardangerfjord region. Tailored tours, catering on board available.

Season: Groups on request all year Capacity: 11 pax Prices (2019): NOK 1800 (+ 12 % VAT) per hour/from Jondal, additional costs for pick-up from other places in Hardanger ©Christian Houge

Map ref. Jondal F 6 www.visitjondal.no post@visitjondal.no Tel: + 47 95 11 77 92

Juklafjord

Located in the middle of Jondal. Café and tourist information. Kayak, bike, boat and GPS hire. Lunch meals for groups on request.

Season (2019): 01.04-01.10, for groups on request all year Capacity: 50

©CH-Innovation Norway

www.hardangerfjord.com

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Map ref. Samlen E 7 kulturgalleriet@gmail.com Tel: + 47 99 56 35 92/ +47 92 20 46 07 Season: Groups on request Capacity: Accommodation 10-15 pax Catering 75 pax Prices: On request

Hardanger Kulturgalleri

Modern gallery and wood workshop in old farm buildings at Mælen, founded by the artist Arne Bakke Mælen. Gallery with art exhibition, eco friendly and fair trade gallery shop and café. Arrangements for groups on request. Staying overnight is possible, sleeps 10-15 guests in the old farmhouses.

© Per Martin Nordli

Map ref. Herand E 7 www.visitjondal.no post@visitjondal.no Tel: + 47 95 11 77 92

Hereiane

Unique scenic landscape between Jondal and Herand with rolling formations from fjord to mountain top. Parking place and rest area upgraded as part of the National Tourist Routes project. Marked hiking trails.

Capacity: unlimited Prices: Free entrance

© Trine Kanter Zerwech/Statens vegvesen

www.visitjondal.no post@visitjondal.no Tel: + 47 95 11 77 92

© Kaia Gullbrandsen

Hikes

There are many different walking routes in Jondal, from easy to challenging hikes. Most paths are marked. Examples: • Elvastien (riverside path), a wonderful walk in the middle of Jondal (suitable for prams). • Sætveit- Fjellstøl- Vikanuten, magnificent views over Jondal and the Hardangerfjord. • Climb to the top of Saksaklepp, the highest peak in Jondal with a wonderful view over the fjord and glacier. • Åsleite-Samlen, from the top of Mt Samlen there is a marvellous view over the Hardanger fjord, roundtrip 3 hours.

ACCOMMODATION

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING BAKKETUN OVERNATTING Map ref. E 7 N- 5628 Herand Manager: Kjell Olav Samland Tel: + 47 53 66 85 44 / +47 94 47 47 25 post@bakketunet.no, www.bakketunet.no Season (2019): 01.04-31.10

Located in Herand with fjord view. Boat and fjord kayak for rental. Summer skiing and glacier hiking on Folgefonna nearby. Prices 2019: On request

Capacity: 1 Holiday house - 3 Apartments - 20 Beds

©Hege G. Hisdal

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BRATTABØ OVERNATTING Map ref. F 7 N-5627 Jondal Manager: Ms. Hildegunn Brattabø Tel: + 47 40 28 85 53 hildegunn.brattabo@kvamnet.no

Situated on a farm in Øvre Krossdalen, 10 km from Jondal village and 10 km from the glacier Folgefonna. Well-equipped house with a total of 14 beds in 4 bedrooms. Washing machine, drying room, dishwasher machine, satellite TV, WiFi, two bathrooms. Daily activities on the glacier in summer season.

Capacity: 1 Holiday House - 14 Beds

Prices 2019: NOK 1600 for group up to 10 pax. If more than 10 pax NOK 160 per pax/night.


Š Morten Falch Sortland

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KVAM

Steinsdalsfossen waterfall in Norheimsund Steinsdalsfossen waterfall along National Tourist Route Hardanger. Tourist information office. ©Statens Vegvesen/Bjørn Andresen

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©Bjørn Andersen/Nasjonale turistveger


Map ref. Norheimsund E 6 www.visitkvam.no info@visitkvam.no Tel: + 47 56 55 31 84

Steinsdalsfossen waterfall

One of the most popular waterfalls in Norway, known for the trail going behind the waterfall. The Steinsdalsfossen has a fall of 50 m and occured in 1699 when the river changed course. Footpath from the car park up to Season: 01.01-31.12, trail behind the waterfall and under the waterfall. Along Norwegian Scenic Route Hardanger. Tourist can be closed when icy conitions. Capacity: information. unlimited Prices: Free entrance ©RHF

Map ref. Norheimsund E 6 www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no fartoyvern@hvm.museum.no Tel: + 47 47 47 98 39

Hardanger Maritime Museum

Museum focusing on maritime culture and handicrafts. Workshops in full production with rope making, blacksmith and traditional wooden boat building. Exhibits, guided tours, maritime films and activity trail Season (2019): 02.05-31.08, every day 10 - 17. challenging own skills. Traditional rowing boats for rent, with instructor if requested. Café and museum shop. Rest of the year Tue – Fri 10-14. ©Nils Kjetil Torvik

Capacity: Groups up to 200 pax Prices (2019): NOK 100/Adult, NOK 90 per pax in group (min. 15 pax) Map ref. Steinstø E 7 www.akvasenter.no post@akvasenter.no Tel: + 47 56 55 55 40

©Helge Haukeland

Season 2019: June-August, groups on request all year Capacity: 50 pax Prices (2019): NOK 100 per pax, group rates on request. Map ref. Steinstø E 7 www.steinsto.no booking@steinsto.no Tel: + 47 99 69 15 27 / +47 92 25 26 37

©Kenneth Schwartz

Season: 01.01-31.12 for groups on request. Max capacity: 3 busses (135 pax) Prices (2019): Different offers, from NOK 125 per pax. Map ref. Øystese E 6 www.kabuso.no, www.hardangerskyspace.no post@kabuso.no Tel: + 47 47 47 99 87

©Kunsthuset Kabuso

© Leif Kastdalen

Season: 01.01.-31.12 Capacity: Concert hall 150 Restaurant seating capacity 70 Hardanger Skyspace 18 Prices (2019): NOK 100/Adult, NOK 80 per pax in group (min 15 pax)

Hardanger Akvasenter

Fully operational salmon farm open for visitors, explaining the life cycle of the salmon and modern aquaculture. Exhibition with underwater cameras, 3D, VR and videos. Guided tours including feeding the fish. Salmon lunches or sample tastings on request.

Steinstø Fruitfarm

Fruit farm visit for groups. Guided tours with product tastings, speciality: homemade apple cake. Cider-tasting. Farm restaurant with fjord and glacier view serving homemade, local food. Lunches or cake & coffee/ tea, restaurant seating 70 pax. Farm outlet with homemade and local products open for groups from May until end of September.

The Art Centre Kabuso, Ingebrigt Vik Museum and Hardanger Skyspace

Art centre with temporary exhibitions and concerts of a high artistic level. Permanent lightwork, Hardanger Skyspace by the American artist James Turrell. Permanent sculpture exhibition at Ingebrigt Vik Museum, works by one of Norway’s finest sculptors. Guided tours and artist films. Café with homemade cakes and light dishes. Sculpture park and gift shop. Good facilities.

Map ref. Norheimsund E 6 www.norheimsundrib.no info@norib.no Tel: + 47 41 00 58 44

Norheimsund RIB Seafari

Map ref. Norheimsund E 6 anneliseboye@gmail.com Tel: + 47 48 13 34 22 Season: Groups on request all year Capacity: Seats 30 pax Prices: On request

Bjørketeigen Farm

Offering RIB boat tours on the Hardangerfjord, starting from the marina in Norheimsund. Standard tours from mid-June to mid-August. Chartered tours available on Season 2019: Standard tours from mid-June request April–November. to mid-August. Chartered tours on request Excample standard tours: No 1: Fjord Round Trip. Duration: 50 min. April–November. No 2: The Ultimate Fjord Experience. Duration: 90 min. Capacity: 12 pax Prices 2019: From NOK 495, groups on request. No 3: Remote Fjord Village. Duration: 75 min.

Farm Café in a restored log cabin, close to Steinsdalsfossen waterfall (300 meters, walking lane). Homemade light dishes and traditional bakery products, special activities like baking can be arranged for groups on request.

©Bjørketeigen Gard

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Map ref. Øystese E 6 www.hardangerhiking.no hardanger.hiking@gmail.com Tel: + 47 90 12 62 70

Hardanger Hiking

Offers guided hikes with local experts, for groups on request all year. Regularly hikes for families to summer farms with sheep herding and sheep dog, end-June to mid-August.

Season (2019): 01.06.-20.08., groups on request all year Capacity: groups up to 15 pax Prices (2019): From NOK 200 per pax © Hardanger Hiking

Map ref. Øystese E 6 www.fruktlageret.no Tel: +47 56 55 50 48 Season: All year, closed Sundays

Kvam Fruktlager

www.visitkvam.no info@visitkvam.no Tel: +47 56 55 31 84

Hikes

Farm shop in Øystese, selling local products and other traditional Norwegian products. Fresh fruits and vegetables when in season, bakery products, eggs, meat products and more.

© Hege Hisdal

Lots of good, varied hikes in the area. Examples: • Steinstølia, Steinstø – Bjørke. Steep hike through the orchards in Steinstø. Ascent 300 m, 45 min one way. • Footpath in Fitjadalen, a walk around the Fitjadalsvatnet, approx. 7 km. Hikingmaps for Kvam, Kvamskogen and Fyksesund Landskapspark available. Contact Kvam Tourist Office for more details, maps and other hikes.

Torefjell. © Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway

ACCOMMODATION

HOTELS/ GUEST HOUSES/ HOSTELS/ B&B HARDANGERFJORD HOTEL Map ref. E 6 Postboks 133, N-5604 Øystese Manager: Ms. Tina Våtvik Olsen Tel: +47 56 55 63 00 hardangerfjord@bhghardanger.no, www.hardangerfjord-hotell.no

Due to renovations closed in 2019. Planned new opening 2020

THON HOTEL SANDVEN Map ref. E 6 Kaien 28, N-5600 Norheimsund Manager: Mr. Arnstein Birkeland Tel: +47 56 55 20 88 sandven@olavthon.no, www.thonhotels.no/sandven Season: 01.01-31.12

Beautifully located by the Hardangerfjord, overlooking the Folgefonna Glacier. Historical hotel built in 1857, became part of the Thon Hotel chain in 2011. 31 rooms in the historical part, 18 apartments, 7 upgraded rooms and 46 standard rooms in the new part of the hotel. Bike, kayak and rowing boat rental in summer season. Walking distance to Hardanger Maritime Museum and Steinsdalsfossen, perfect base for day trips to Bergen and Folgefonna Glacier. Daily fjord cruise from Norheimsund to Eidfjord from May to September.

©Hardangerfjord Hotel

Capacity: 102 Rooms - 227 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 90-160 MICE: Conference rooms: 4-200 ©Agurtxane Concellon

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Prices: Best rates always available at www.thonhotels.no Group rates on request.


EIKENESET HERREGÅRD Map ref. F 5 Eikjeneset 28, N- 5630 Strandebarm Manager: Cecilie Nordset Raknes Tel: + 47 97 04 45 96 eikenes.herregaard@gmail.com; www.eikeneset.no Season: 01.01.-31.12. Capacity: 7 Rooms – 14-16 Beds ©Eikeneset Herregård

HARDANGER FJORDHYTTER LAUPSA Map ref. E 6 Hardangerfjordvegen 797, N-5610 Øystese Manager: Ms. Anne-Toril Laupsa Tel: + 47 56 55 51 80 / 95 99 75 00 post@hardanger-fjordhytter.no, www.hardanger-fjordhytter.no Season: 01.01-31.12

©Hege G. Hisdal

ACCOMMODATION

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING Totally renovated mansion from 1917, furnished in a classic, elegant style. All rooms with ensuite bathrooms, several living rooms, meeting room facility and spacious, fully equipped kitchen. Private cook can be hired on request. Located on a peninsula approx. 1.5 hours-drive from Bergen city centre and Bergen Airport, surrounded by all-round fjord view, well-groomed, large garden and a 1000-year-old oak trees. The property also has its own boat quay and bathing spot with changing room and terrace down by the fjord. Activities like fjord fishing and mountain hike with guide, local farm visit and boat rental. Cider tasting and snacks can be arranged. Private Chef offers Farm to table gourmet food on request. Prices 2019: On request Beautifully situated by the Hardangerfjord, nice beach by the fjord. 4 cabins for 6 persons each, two separate sleeping rooms, one with double bed, one with 2 beds, and an open sleeping area upstairs for 2 persons. 1 cabin with one sleeping room with 2 single beds. Rowing boat included, motor can be hired. Est. prices 2019: From NOK 4600 per week.

Capacity: 5 Cabins - 18 beds / 26 beds incl the open sleeping area upstairs KVAMSETER LODGE Map ref. E 5 Blombotn 42, N- 5600 Eikedalen Manager: Mr. Jan Thomas Liseth Tel: + 47 90 85 31 42 / +47 93 84 00 00 kvamseterlodge@gmail.com; www.kvamseterlodge.com Season: 01.01.-31.12.

Self-catering double and triple rooms and apartments with kitchen facilities. Some rooms and apartments with private, some with shared bathrooms. Well-equipped kitchen to use for all guests, big TV/playroom and sauna. High-end lodge with 25 beds, 900 m², big well-equipped kitchen and spacious dining room. Living room with fireplace, cinema/conference room, wellness area with sauna and gym.

Capacity: 65 Beds in total

Prices 2019: from NOK 350 per pax/bed, from NOK 1490 per apartment/4pax. Prices for high-end lodge on request.

HJARTNES SJØHUS Map ref. F 6 N- 5620 Tørvikbygd Manager: Mr. Torleif Hjartnes Tel: + 47 91 87 85 42 tohja51@gmail.com Season: 01.01-31.12

Beautifully situated by the Hardangerfjord, 20 minutes drive from Norheimsund and 1h 30 from Bergen. Both houses are fully equipped, ”Nøstet” with three bedrooms for up to 6 pax, ”Butikken” with 4 bedrooms for up to 8 pax. Jacuzzi, sauna (Nøstet) and panoramic fjord and mountain view. Large private outdoor area with a quay. Boat with 4-5 HP can be hired, NOK 1000 per week, gasoline included.

Capacity: 2 Houses - 14 Beds

Est. prices 2019: NOK 2500 per house per weekend, NOK 4500-8000 per house per week.

HARDANGER FERIESENTER Map ref. E 6 Hardangerfjordvegen 341, N- 5600 Norheimsund Manager: Mr. Geirmund Nes Tel: + 47 92 05 09 55 booking@hardangerferiesenter.no www.hardanger-resort.com Season: 01.01.-31.12.

Beautifully situated by the Hardangerfjord between Norheimsund and Øystese. Cabins, campsite and boats for rent. 3 ”Nesvika Energihus” houses, each 70 m² for 6 pax with 3 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen/living room and winter garden. 4 ”Neshagen Hyttegrend” cabins, each 40 m² for 5 pax with big terrace, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen/living room with fi replace. 30 places for caravans/campers, 24 with electricity. Facilities with kitchen, bathrooms, showers, washing machine and dryer, drain for waste water and car wash station. Family friendly area with playground and beach. Guest harbour for 4 boats (max. 14 feet), electric outlets available.

©Hege Hisdal

Capacity: 3 Holiday Houses - 4 Cabins - 38 Beds - 30 pitches for tents/caravans

Prices 2019: Holiday Houses from NOK 1265, cabins from NOK 920, tents/caravans from NOK 180/220.

©Hege G. Hisdal

VÅGEN ROM- OG HYTTEUTLEIGE Map ref. E 6 Vikøyveien 299, N- 5600 Norheimsund Manager: Ms. Berit and Mr. Torbjørn Vågen Tel: + 47 56 55 25 21 / +47 90 93 40 06 bkvaagen@online.no, www.vaagenhytte.no Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 2 Holiday House - 1 Apartment - 1 Cabin - 35 Beds

Situated by the Hardangerfjord on a small fruit farm in Vikøy, 3.5 km from Norheimsund. 1 apartment, 1 cabin (new build 2015, high standard) and 2 holiday houses (one of them was new in 2012, high standard), 35 beds in total. All units fully equipped, separate entrances. Beach in walking distance. Good hiking options, bike lane along the fjord. Est. prices 2019: Holiday house min. 3 nights from NOK 4200 for 4 people, NOK 100 per pax for bed linen. Apartment from NOK 700 per night, 1 week from NOK 4500 for 3 people. NOK 50 per person per night in addition. Cabin NOK 1200 per night, NOK 100 per pax for bed linen (bed linen inclusive for stays more than 5 nights).

©Lars Arvid Oma

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ACCOMMODATION

JØDNE FERIEHUS Map ref. E 6 N- 5600 Norheimsund Manager: Ms. Elin Feste and Mr. Håvar Vik Tel: + 47 90 70 46 70 / 95 13 13 49 post@jodne.no, www.jodne.no Season: 01.01-31.12 © Jødne Feriehus

Old log cabin cottage rebuild in 1992, renovated in 2007. 330m above sea-level. Fjord and glacier view, large sunny terrace, beautiful garden. Bedroom 1: Double bed, Bedroom 2: Double bed, Bedroom 3: Two single beds. Prices 2019: On request

Capacity: 1 House - 6 Beds NESTUNET Map ref. G 5, G 4 Nernesvegen 34, N-5632 Omastrand Manager: Ms. Anne-Karin L. and Mr. Kåre Nes Tel: + 47 99 15 21 95 / +47 97 11 20 92 / +47 56 55 47 52 post@nestunet.com, www.nestunet.com Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 1 Cabin - 2 Apartments - 1 House - 20 Beds

Situated on a cow and sheep farm near Mundheim in Hardanger. Awarded with “Olavsrosa”, Norwegian Heritage´s medal. 200 m to the fjord , 50 m to a lake. One cabin (2-4 pax), 2 apartments (4-6 pax) and one house (8-10 pax). Est. prices 2019: Cabin from NOK 600 per night, NOK 4000 per week. House (up to 5 pax) NOK 900 per night, NOK 6000 per week, for 6-10 pax NOK 1200 per night, NOK 8000 per week. Apartments from NOK 800 per night, 5300 per week.

©Nestunet

ODDLAND CAMPING Map ref. E 6 Vikøyvegen 396, N-5600 Norheimsund Manager: Family Aksnes Tel: + 47 90 79 55 52 oddland.camping@kvamnet.no, www.oddlandcamping.no Season: 01.01-31.12

Friendly, family run cabin resort in peaceful surroundings by the fjord, 50 m to pebble stone beach. Veranda with panoramic fjord view, free rowing boats, bicycles for rent, big lawn with playground. All cabins with bathroom, Tv, WiFi. Laundry fasilities. Prices 2019: Cabins NOK 700 - 1500 per night.

Capacity: 7 Cabins - 29 Beds ©Hege G. Hisdal

NAUSTFERIE Map ref. E 6 Rykkje, N- 5610 Øystese Manager: Margrete and Kjetil Berge Tel: + 47 99 31 93 93 naustferie@gmail.com, www.naustferie.no Season: 01.01.-31.12. ©Naustferie

Refurbished boathouse between Øystese (5km) and Fyksesund. High standard. 3 bedrooms, 8 beds. Prices 2019: From NOK 1200.

Capacity: 1 Cabin - 8 Beds SJUSETER HYTTER Map ref. E 6 N-5610 Øystese Manager: Mr. Jan Tjosås Tel: + 47 92 01 89 12 jtjosaas@online.no, www.sjuseter.no Season: 01.01- 31.12 Capacity: 2 Cabins - 12 Beds Harda

Comfortable cottages by a small lake on an idyllic summerfarm, quiet surroundings, good hiking possibilities. 2 Cabins with high standard, 70 m2, each for 6 persons. 2 bedrooms and hems. Sauna and whirlpool. 6km from the fjord, motor boat available. Est. prices 2019: Cabins from NOK 1000 per night, NOK 6000 per week.

©Hege G. Hisdal

SJØTUNET Map ref. E 6 Rykkje, N- 5610 Øystese Manager: Ms. Torunn and Mr. Alf Storaas Tel: + 47 97 03 95 91 sjotunet@gmail.com, www.sjotunet.no Season: 01.01-31.12

Pleasant cabins and refurbished boathouse between Øystese (5km) and Fyksesund. High standard, private beach. ”Naustet”: 2 persons, 2 beds. Veranda. ”Sjøloftet”: 4 - 6 persons. ”Pakkhuset”: 3 bedrooms, 7 persons. Farm shop and café selling home made fruit and meat products. Est. prices 2019: From NOK 600-2000.

Capacity: 3 Cabins - 15 Beds

VETLEMYRANE Map ref. E 6 Soldalsvegen 30, N- 5610 Øystese Manager: Mr. Even Øyri and Ms. Liv Lyngstad Tel: + 47 95 13 13 58 post@vetlemyrane.no, www.vetlemyrane.no Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 1 Holiday house - 7 Beds ©Liv Lyngstad

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Holiday house (refurbished old farm house) on a farm in peaceful surroundings, 2,5 km from Øystese. 3 bedrooms. Prices 2019: From NOK 950 per night.


Torefjell. © Sverre Hjørnevik / Fjord Norway

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KVINNHERAD

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Steinsdalsfossen waterfall in Norheimsund along National Tourist Route Hardanger. Tourist information office. ©Bjørn Andersen/Nasjonale turistveger


Map ref. I 6 www.folgefonna.info epost@folgefonna.info Tel: + 47 53 48 42 80 Season: depending on activity

Folgefonna National Park

Situated on the Folgefonna peninsula, the National Park covers Norway’s 3rd largest glacier. One entrance to the National Park is the Folgefonn Centre in Rosendal (see below). Activities in the Folgefonna National Park are offered by: Flatearth Adventures (see page 13), Folgefonni Glacier Team (see page 19 and below) and Rosendal Event (see below).

©Jens Ripel

Map ref. I 5 www.baroniet.no info@baroniet.no Tel: +47 53 48 29 99 Season 2019: 18.05-01.09 Capacity: Groups up to 200 pax Prices: NOK 150 per pax, NOK 100 per pax in group

Barony Rosendal

Manor house from 1665. The smallest «castle» in Scandinavia, the only one of its kind in Norway and a major attraction in Western Norway. Among other things, the manor house is famous for its magnificent Renaissance garden and its rich calendar of cultural events, including concerts, courtyard theatre and art exhibitions. The garden cafe is situated beside the herb garden.

© Linda Løvfall

Map ref. I 5 www.folgefonnsenteret.no post@folgefonnsenteret.no Tel: + 47 53 48 42 80 / +47 476 85 529

©Folgefonnsenteret

Season: 15.01 – 15.12. Groups on request all year. Capacity: Groups up to 100 pax Prices: NOK 100 per pax, NOK 85 per pax in group of min. 10 Map ref. K 3 www.sunnhordland.museum.no post@sunnhordland.museum.no Tel: +47 53 41 38 99 / +47 481 30 020 Season: 21.06-11.08 2-7 11:00-16:30, Open on request outside the summer season. Capacity: Groups up to 50 pax Prices: NOK 70 per pax

The Folgefonn Centre

Exhibition centre in the village of Rosendal with interactive exhibitions about the Folgefonna National Park, aquatic life in the Hardangerfjord, the world’s water cycle, sustainable use of natural resources, and climate change. Nature films are shown at the centre’s auditorium. The Boatbuilding Museum, the Skaaluren Collection, is also located in the centre and is included in the ticket. Tourist information at the front desk. The Centre is located near by the quay where the Hardangerfjord express boat from Bergen arrives.

Halsnøy Monastry

Remains of the Augustinian monastery built by Erling Skakke in 1164, located at the island Halsnøy in Kvinnherad. After the reformation, the sheriff and the bailiff was seated here. The farmhouse was built in 1841, and a garden and jetty are also included. The monastery courtyard is an arena for cultural events. Venue rental for groups up to 50 pax.

©Halsnøy Kloster

Map ref. I 5 www.galleriguddal.no info@galleriguddal.no Tel: +47 95 78 63 22 Season 2019: 29.05 – 17.08 Prices: Free entrance Capacity: Groups up to 100 pax

Gallery G Guddal

Modern gallery in historic surroundings, located at the charming farm Guddalstunet approx. 5 km from the centre of Rosendal. It is a Norwegian cultural heritage site. Galleri G Guddal was established in 1993. Many wellknown artists have had exhibitions in the gallery, in summer 2019 works of H.M. Queen Sonja will be shown. Gallery café serving lunch, coffee and cakes. Hiking trail from Rosendal to Guddal, 45 min. one way.

©Galleri G Guddal

Map ref. J 6 www.folgefonni-breforarlag.no post@folgefonni-breforarlag.no Tel: +47 95 11 77 92

Folgefonni Glacier Team

Map ref. I 5 www.rosendalevent.com info@rosendalevent.com Tel: + 47 41 40 54 54

Rosendal Event

©Ståle Sundfjord

Season: all year Capacity: unlimited

Glacier Kayak: Folgefonni Glacier Team’s signature and most exclusive tour. Full-day (6-8 hours) adventure incl. kayak trip on a glacier lake and glacier hike. Meeting point in Rosendal. Necessary equipment is included, difficulty of the glacier hike will be tailored, ranging from calm, easy hiking to ice-climbing activity. Season: 01.07-01.10 Capacity: 2-12 pax Prices: NOK 2590 per pax Bondhus Valley: Guided hike into the Bondhus Valley. Easy hike following an old route from 1822 that was used to transport ice from the glacier. Starting from Sundal in Mauranger. Season: All year Capacity: All kind of groups Prices: From NOK 300 per pax. Folgefonni Glacier Team also offers other activities, starting from FONNA Glacier Ski Resort in Jondal: daily glacier hikes in summer season, multiday ski tours and snowshoe hikes (see page 21).

Guide company based in Rosendal, offering varied outdoor adventures as guided mountain, glacier or fjord tours. Also organising tailored events, courses, team building activities and more. Bike, canoe, kayak and boat rental.

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Map ref. I 5, J 4 www.elinsmatgleder.no elinenes@online.no +47 47 01 21 25

Elins Matgleder

www.tursti.kvinnherad.no

Hikes

© Hege Hisdal

Cosy farm restaurant in Uskedalen, close to Rosendal. Lunches and dinners for groups on request. The restaurant seats groups up to 40 pax. All meals are home-made and based on locally produced ingredients. Pastries and decorated cakes and are a dessert speciality. On request, the cake decoration can be done together with the guests. Lunch restaurant in the centre of Rosendal, seating up to 45 pax, open for individual travellers in summer season and open for groups on request all year round.

The mountains surrounding Rosendal are very hiker friendly, with hikes of all levels of difficulty. You can start hikes from the hotel, without extra transport. Recommended hikes are: - Skålafjell, 502 masl, with a stop at the mountain pasture Kjeldestøl, 3-4 hrs. - Hike to lake Myrdalsvatnet, 374 masl, with canoe/kayak tour on the lake, 2-3 hrs. - Mount Melderskin, 1426 masl, excellent view in all directions, 7-8 hrs.

© Bjarne Øymyr

ACCOMMODATION

HOTELS/ GUEST HOUSES/ HOSTELS/ B&B Map ref. I 4 Rosendalsvegen 46, N-5470 Rosendal Manager: Arne Havnerås Tel: + 47 53 48 80 00 booking@rosendal-fjordhotel.no, www.rosendal-fjordhotel.no Season: 01.01-31.12

© Hege Hisdal

Capacity: 95 rooms - 190 beds Restaurant seating capacity: 250 MICE : Conferance rooms: 2-250 Map ref. I 4 Skålagato 17, 5486 Rosendal Manager: Ove Hillesland Tel: + 47 53 47 36 66 post@rosendalturisthotell.no, www.rosendalturisthotell.no Season: 01.01-31.12

© Rosendal Turisthotell

Capacity: 21 Rooms Restaurant seating capacity: 70 MICE: Meeting room for 30 pax Map ref. H 6 Sunndalsvegen 631, 5476 Maurange Manager: Mr. Harald Andreassen and Ms. Caroline Steine Tel: + 46 70 98 08 88 94 info@hardangerfjordlodge.com www.hardangerfjordlodge.com Season 2019: May–end-September

©Hardanger Fjord Lodge

Rosendal Fjordhotel

Situated right by the fjord in the centre of Rosendal. 95 rooms, all with fjord or mountain view. Standard single/double/twin rooms, junior suites and side-wing rooms (slightly smaller than the standard rooms), all with private bathrooms. Hotel restaurant with fjord view, offering local and international cuisine. Prices 2019: on request

Rosendal Turisthotell

Hotel in an old wooden building from 1887, located by the quay in Rosendal. The hotel has been extensively refurbished, inspired by the local nature and the beautiful surroundings. 21 single, double and family rooms in different sizes and different interieur. 8 rooms with private bathrooms, 13 with shared bathrooms. Restaurant serving breakfast, light meals and à la carte dinner. Prices 2019: on request

Hardanger Fjord Lodge

A historic and charming guest house from 1889, renovated in 2019. Located next to the fjord in the small village Sundal, close to the beautiful Bondhus valley and Bondhus glacier. Prices 2019: On request

Capacity: 12 rooms - 25 beds

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING Map ref. J 4 Kjerlandssido 49, 5463 Uskedalen Manager: Mr. Magne Huglen. Ms. Anne Berit Huglen Tel: + 47 97 04 01 53 donhaug.gard@knett.no, www.donhaug.com Season: 01.01.-31.12 Capacity: Holiday house with six double bedrooms

Dønhaug Gjestegard

Map ref. H 6 5476 Mauranger Manager: Mr. Bjørn Olav Bondhus Tel: + 47 53 48 41 86 post@sundalcamping.com, www.sundalcamping.com Season: 01.03.-30.11.

Sundal Camping

Holiday house from 1900 (renovated in 2003), situated on a farm in Uskedalen. Six double bed rooms, in three of them an extra bed can be added. Large, fully equipped kitchen, living room and two bathrooms. Bed linen rental NOK 100 per person. Wi-Fi, bicycles, cable-TV and an outdoor area with a playground. Prices 2019: on request

© Hege Hisdal

© Hege Hisdal

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Capacity: 10 Cabins. 60 pitches for caravans, caravans.

Situated by the beautiful Maurangerfjord, a part of the Hardangerfjord, in Sunndal. Close to the Bondhus glacier and the Bondhus valley. Cabins in different sizes, from 20 to 64 square meters. 60 lots for campervans, caravans and tents as well as guest harbour. Additional parking place for campervans by the fjord, nearby the main camp site . Sanitairy facilities, kiosk, common rooms, barbeque area, playground and a bathing place. Canoes and motorboats for rent. Good fishing possibilities. Prices 2019: Camping from NOK 150, cabins NOK 495 - 735


Folgefonna nasjonalpark view from mount Gygrastol Š Espen Haagensen

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ODDA

© Trolltunga Active


Map ref. Skjeggedal H 9 www. visitodda.com turistkontor@odda.kommune.no Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77 Season: 15.06-15.09 ©Harald Hognerud

Map ref. Skjeggedal H 8 www.trolltunga-active.com mail@trolltunga-active.com Tel: + 47 99 11 21 21 Season (2019): 17.02.-01.11. Capacity: Groups up to 200 pax per day

© Trolltunga Active

Map ref. Skjeggedal H 8 www.trolltungaadventures.com trolltungaadventures@outlook.com Season: 20.05-15.10 Capacity: Groups from 3 - 10 pax Prices: on request

©Lukasz Janys, shutterstock.com

Map ref. Odda H 8, I 8 www.oppleve.no post@oppleve.no Tel: + 47 41 32 16 10

©Hardanger Opplevelse

©Dag Endre Opedal

Trolltunga

Hiking trail from Skjeggedal (7 km from Tyssedal) to Trolltunga. Demanding full-day hike in high-mountain area, 10-12 hour walk. Approximately 900 metres ascent. Hikers must be well prepared. Sturdy hiking boots and enough food/water necessary. Actual weather conditions must be considered before starting the hike. Information at Odda tourist office. Guided hikes available: www.trolltunga-active.com, tel+ 47 90 82 45 72

Trolltunga Active

Outdoor adventures in Odda and Tyssedal. Daily activities for FIT, online booking. Tailored arrangements for groups and VIP. Trolltunga Hike: Guided hike to Trolltunga, 10-12 hours. Season: 01.06.-01.11. - Capacity: 40 pax - Prices: NOK 1150 p. p. Trolltunga Via Ferrata: Combined bicycling, via ferrata climbing and hiking trip off the beaten track to Trolltunga, 10-12 hours. Season: 27.apr.-01.11 - Capacity: 50 pax- Prices: NOK 1450 p. p. Trolltunga sunset/sunrise: Staying the night at Trolltunga in the Trolltunga Dome. Season: 01.06.-01.11 - Capacity: 16 pax - Prices: NOK 3900 p. p. Trolltunga winter tour: Ski or snowshoe hike to Trolltunga, 10-12 hours. Season: 16.02.-31.05. Capacity: 50 pax - Prices: NOK 1450 p. p. Trolltunga sunset/sunrise Winter: Staying the night at Trolltunga in the Trolltunga Dome. Season: 15.03.-31.05 - Capacity: 8 pax - Prices: NOK 4200 p. p. Tyssedal Via Ferrata: A climb along the pipelines near the Norwegian Museum of Hydro Power and Industry, 4-6 hours. Season: 13.04.-01.11. - Capacity: 40 - Prices: NOK 930 per pax Trolltunga Ziplines: Zip-line, 4-5 hours. Season: 18.05.-01.11. Capacity: 30 pax - Prices: NOK 1100 p. p. RIB boat Fjord safari: Fjord safari. Season: 01.06-16.09. - Capacity: 12 pax - Prices: NOK 930 p. p. Historical Kayaking on the Hardangerfjord: Season: 01.06-16.09. - Capacity: 16 pax Prices: NOK 850 p. p.

Trolltunga Adventures

As the first company to offer overnight hikes to this spectacular area, Trolltunga Adventures have specialized in organizing “all-inclusive” mountain experiences: Offering multi-day hikes in the Hardangervidda National Park and to Trolltunga. “Trolltunga Classic”, which includes one overnight stay in tent and following the main trail to Trolltunga, is the perfect option for the less experienced hikers. “Wilderness feeling” based on a 2-night experience: where one can combine the genuine remote Norwegian solitude and a visit to the famous Trolltunga. Following a less crowded, thus longer trail to Trolltunga, making it suitable for the more adventurous and experienced hikers. Trolltunga Adventures also offerers tailor-made tours, varying in length and content according to the client’s requirements. Food and equipment is provided on all hikes.

Hardanger Opplevelse

Teambuilding and outdoor activities, competitions for groups. Canoeing, cooking on open fire, archery, treasure hunt and more. Rental equipment: boats, canoes, tennis rackets, bikes.

Season: 01.01-31.12, groups on request Capacity: groups up to 200 pax Prices (2019): from NOK 350 per pax (min. 15 pax or min. NOK 7000) Map ref. Tyssedal H 8 www.kraftmuseet.no post@kraftmuseet.no Tel: + 47 53 65 00 50

Kraftmuseet - The powermuseum

Map ref. Tyssedal H 8 www.kraftmuseet.no post@kraftmuseet.no Tel: + 47 53 65 00 50

Lilletopp

Monumental power station by the fjord from 1906–1918. Museum with guided tours, films and exhibits. Museum shop and café. Tailored programs for groups, meetings, banquets and seminars on request. Open smithy in Odda: Largest industrial smithy in Scandinavia. Still working. Guided tours and Season: 01.01.-31.12 (Easter and christmas crafts exhibition. For groups on request only. Capacity: groups up to 20 pax - Prices NOK 50 per pax. holidays on request only). Workers’ homes in the centre of Odda: Guided tours of the workers homes, restored Capacity: Groups up to 50 pax and furnished to reflect the timescales of 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1950. Film. Season: For groups per guide on request only - Capacity: 15 pax per guide - Prices: NOK 50 per pax (15% discount for tour Prices (2019): NOK 90/Adult operators on bookings over NOK 1000). NOK 60 for pensioneers, students and per KraftLaben Science Center: Interactive exhibits, experiments and science show. Outdoor pax in groups over 15 pax. Children under 12 science park encouraging children and adults to participate in challenging science installations. free of charge. (+NOK 500 per hour/guide Season 2019: 25.06.-17.08. outside normal opening hours) Odda city tour/walk: Guided tour through the centre of Odda city, focusing on architecture and historical city planning. For groups on request only. Factory site tour: Guided tour on the site of the former carbide factory, once the worlds largest and the foundation of the modern society of Odda. For groups on request only - Prices 2019: NOK 50 per pax. Up to 50 pax per guide.

Season (2019): guided tours twice a day. Groups on request all year Capacity: Groups up to 20 pax per guide. Prices (2019): NOK 60/Adult (+NOK 500 per hour/guide outside normal opening hours)

Hiking trail starting on the mountainside beside the road to Skjeggedal. Parking area at the sports stadium ca. 10 min walk from where the hike starts. Free parking for museum visitors. The relatively steep, but easy trail takes you up to where the penstocks starts, the caves, old water tunnel and the magnificent viewing point. Guided tours twice daily, and a small café in the old guard’s house during the summer season. Suitable for families. Guided tours off season on request.

©Dag Endre Opedal

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Map ref. Odda H 8 www.trolltunga-tourism.com info@trolltunga-tourism.com Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77

Trolltunga Tourism

Offers rental of Twizy electric cars for sightseeing around Odda. Space for two passengers. Drivers’ license required. Also offering rental of waterproof hiking equipment and boots.

©Trolltunga Tourism

Season: Mid-June - Start-September Capacity: 4 cars, 20 sets of hiking equipment Prices (2019): On request

Røldal stave church

©Gunn Gravdal Elton

Map ref. Røldal K 9 www.visitodda.com turistkontor@odda.kommune.no Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77 Season (2019): 15.06-31.08, groups on request Prices (2019): NOK 50/Adult, NOK 30 per pax in group, children under 15 free of charge.

Buerdalen and the Buerbreen glacier

©Hardanger Opplevelse

Map ref. Buerdalen I 8 www.visitodda.com turistkontor@odda.kommune.no Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77 Season: Mid-May - End-October Capacity: 130 parking spaces. Road from Odda Camping to Buer not suitable for buses and camper vans Prices: NOK 150 parking fee Map ref. Låtefoss J 8 www.visitodda.com turistkontor@odda.kommune.no Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77

The Låtefossen waterfall

©Johan Berge

Built in the 13th century. According to the legend, a cross in the church sweats every midsummer’s eve and the sweat has healing powers. During the Middle Ages, Røldal was the most important pilgrimage destination in Norway after Nidarosdomen in Trondheim. The church is still in regular use. Guided tours during the summer season.

The Buerbreen glacier is an arm of the Folgefonna glacier, near Odda. Marked footpath to the edge of the glacier. Guided glacier hikes available (demanding full day hikes): www.flatearth.no, tel +47 47 60 68 47.

The Låtefossen twin falls were already a popular tourist attraction back in the 1800s. The falls drop 165 m, easily accessible by Route 13.

Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: unlimited, limited parking Prices: Free entrance www.visitodda.com turistkontor@odda.kommune.no Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77

Rossnos. ©Yngve Vestrheim

Hikes

In Odda and Røldal there is an abundance of hikes to choose from. Some examples: • Rossnos. The highest peak near the town of Odda. The cairn at 1,401 masl can be seen from the centre of Odda. 6 hours return hike. • Strand-Sandvin. Hike through beautiful farm land, and get close to the Strandsfossen waterfall. Signposted trail. 2 hours return hike. • Havrenås. From the centre of Røldal through varied landscape. The peak is at 896 masl. Nice view of Røldal from the top. 5 hours return hike, 400 meters ascent.

ACCOMMODATION

HOTELS/ GUEST HOUSES/ HOSTELS/ B&B

© Hardanger Hotel

HARDANGER HOTEL Map ref. H 8 Eitrheimsveien 13, N-5750 Odda Manager: Mr. Ole Melkeraaen Tel: + 47 53 64 64 64 post@hardangerhotel.no, www.hardangerhotel.no Season: 01.01-31.12. Capacity: 50 Rooms - 90 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 60, breakfast only MICE: 40 pax

The ideal base for visiting Trolltunga. Fully licensed hotel, situated in the centre of Odda. Elevator, free WiFi and free parking.

TROLLTUNGA GUESTHOUSE Map ref. H 8 Mjøstølsvegen 5, N-5770 Tyssedal Manager: Mr. Olav Strand Tel: + 47 96 91 45 70 post@trolltunga.as, www.trolltunga.as Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 15 Apartments - 4 rooms

Apartment hotel situated 6 km from the starting point of the Trolltunga hike, centrally in the Hardangerfjord region. 15 apartments, all with terrace/balcony. 8 with separate bedroom, living room with sofa bed, kitchen and bathroom. 7 studio apartments with kitchen and bathroom. 4 backpacker rooms with bathroom, shared kitchen facilities.

HORDATUN HOTEL Map ref. K 9 Håra 18-20, N-5760 Røldal Tel: + 47 93 45 02 93 Manager: Anne Alden booking@hordatun.no, www.hordatun.no Season: 01.01-31.12

Hotel and apartment buildings, located between Røldal village (Røldal Stave church) and Røldal ski centre. Large, well-equipped apartments and spacious hotel rooms, all with balcony, living room and small kitchenette. Restaurant, lobbybar, indoor parking, after-ski bar during winter season.

Capacity: 98 Rooms (62 rooms / 36 apartments) - 420 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 75 MICE: Conference rooms, 1 separate building (old restored house ) 60 pax, and 2 multi-rooms in the hotel building.

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Prices 2019: On request

Prices 2019: On request

Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1250-1450, double room from NOK 1450-1690. Apt. selfcatering (not included bed linen or cleaning) from NOK 850-950 (4-8 persons). Group rates on request. Winter season weekends from 23.12.-30.04. and vacation periods (February & March) rack rates are higher than the stated estimates. Best price and availability when booking on www.hordatun.no


©Trolltunga Hotel

Closest hotel to the start of the Trolltunga hike. Historical building, closely connected to the history of the hydro electrical power museum nearby. Single-, double, triple- and family rooms (up to 5 pax). Restaurant serving breakfast and dinner every evening from 19-22.

TROLLTUNGA HOTEL Map ref. H 8 Vasstun 1, N- 5750 Odda Tel: + 47 40 00 44 86 mail@trolltungahotel.no, www.trolltungahotel.no

Situated in Odda, perfect base for active travellers. Close to Trolltunga, Hardangervidda and Folgefonna glacier. Trolltunga Active partner hotel.  Hotel shuttle to Trolltunga hike starting point. Tour information meetings every evening. A wide range of activities supplied by Trolltunga Active (www.trolltunga-active.com) available. 14 high standards rooms in new Hotel Extension (2016), 12 double and 2 family rooms, all with private bathroom. Renovated (2017) standard rooms, both private and shared bathrooms. Mixed dormitory.

Season (2019): 17.02-20.12 Capacity: 42 Rooms - 87 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 35 MICE: small groups TROLLTUNGA STUDIOS Map ref. H 8 N- 5750 Odda Tel: + 47 46 30 05 00 trolltungastudios@gmail.com Season 2019: 06.05-30.09

ACCOMMODATION

©Tyssedal Hotel

TYSSEDAL HOTEL Map ref. H 8 N-5750 Odda Tel: +47 53 64 00 00 mail@tyssedalhotel.no, www.tyssedalhotel.no Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 26 Rooms - 67 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 75, MICE: from 2 to 50 pax.

Est. prices 2019: rooms from NOK 1200-2990.

Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: double room with private bathroom from NOK 1200. Beds in dormitory rooms NOK 475 (excl. breakfast). Group rates on request.

Studios in different sizes, twin-, double-, family- and king size studios. All studios have small, well equipped kitchens and private bathrooms. Est. prices 2019: From NOK 400 per bed. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 14 Studios 6 Rooms

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING ODDA CAMPING Map ref. H 8, I 8 Jordalsveien 29, N- 5750 ODDA Manager: Ms. Anna Bjørkevoll Tel: + 47 94 14 12 79 post@oddacamping.no, www.oddacamping.no Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 6 Cabins/26 Beds - 3 Apartments /14 Beds - 16 Rooms/ 35 Beds - 65 pitches for tents/caravans - 35 electricity outlets © Odda Camping

ODDA MOBILE HOME PARKING Season: 01.01-31.12.

Situated on a lake close to the start of the Trolltunga hike (15 km), between two national parks, close to “the valley of the waterfalls” and Folgefonna glacier, 2 km from the fjord. 2-4 persons cabins (21 m2), 5 persons cabins (40 m2) and 3 apartments for 4-5 persons (40 m2) with bathrooms (shower/WC), bedrooms, diningroom and kitchen. 16 Double/Triple Rooms, shared bathrooms and cooking/ washing facilities. Canoes and bikes for rent, from NOK 150 per pax. Sports ground close by. Prices 2019: Rooms and cabins from NOK 690, Campers/caravans from NOK 300, tents from NOK 200. Cabins /apartments from NOK 1290-1990, rooms from NOK 550-790, small tent (2 pax) from NOK 200.

Situated by the fjord, close to the start of the Trolltunga hike (12 km). Est. prices 2019: NOK 200 incl. electricity.

© Odda Camping

© Harald Refseth

© Stana Gard

© Trolltunga Apartments

© Vikinghaug

HILDAL CAMPING Map ref. I 8 Hildal, N-5750 Odda Tel: + 47 53 64 50 36 hildalcamping@online.no Season: 01.06-01.09 Capacity: 6 Cabins - 24 Beds - 90 pitches for tents/caravans

Situated by RV13, about 10 km from Odda. 6 simple cabins and large area for tents and caravans.

STANA GARD Map ref. H 8 Manager: Ms. Gro Hagberg Tel: + 47 90 04 26 58 post@stanagard.no www.stanagard.no Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 2 Holiday Houses- 15 Beds

Situated by the Hardangerfjord near Tyssedal, 9 km from Skjeggedal, the starting point for hiking to Trolltunga. 2 fully equipped holiday houses, both with a panoramic fjord, waterfall and glacier view. Terrace, quay, free WiFi and rowing boat available. TrolltungaPreikestol express bus stops nearby. Est. prices 2019: From NOK 900 per night plus NOK 400 per stay for cleaning. Package offers.

TROLLTUNGA APARTMENTS Map ref. H 8 Tveitahaugen 4, N-5770 Tyssedal Manager: Mr. Terje Gravdal, Ms. Tove Hilde Tel. + 47 90 57 60 22 / 95 74 49 68 terje.gravdal@yahoo.no Capacity: apartmets with 4 bedrooms, for 6 persons.

Apartments in Tyssedal with nice view. Great location for hiking Trolltunga. Washer and dryer available for guests.

VIKINGHAUG Map ref. H 8 Hovden 15, N-5750 Odda Manager: Mr. Terje Gravdal, Ms. Tove Hilde Tel. + 47 90 57 60 22 / 95 74 49 68 terje.gravdal@yahoo.no www.vikinghaug.no Capacity: 4 apartments with 3 bedrooms and 1 apartment with 4 bedrooms.

Apartments in Odda, located near the beautiful lake Sandvinsvatnet.

Prices 2019: Cabins from NOK 400, Caravans from NOK 200, Tents from NOK 200.

Prices 2019 on request

Prices 2019 on request

www.hardangerfjord.com

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ULLENSVANG

Lofthus ©Hotel Ullensvang/Morten Knudsen


Map ref. Nå F 8 www.hardangereventyr.com hardangereventyr@gmail.com Tel: + 47 92 03 33 75 / +47 92 11 05 88 Season: All year Capacity: All kind of groups Prices: On request, depending on activity

Hardanger Eventyr

Specialized in tailoring adventures for groups, cooperating with other local suppliers. Hardanger Eventyr organizes accommodation and offers varied activities as guided hikes, fjord trips, helicopter sightseeing, traditional meals and cider tastings, archery, axe throwing and more.

©Hardanger Eventyr

Map ref. Lutro E 9 www.hardangerfjordactive.com hardangerfjordkayak@hotmail.com Tel: + 47 92 01 68 87

©Hardangerfjord Active

Hardangerfjord Active

Offers rental kayaks, rowing boats and bikes. On request, Hardangerfjord Active also offers guided kayak tours and tailor combined kayaking and biking tours, starting from Lutro near Lofthus.

Season: May – September Capacity: For guided tours groups up to 12 persons, Prices (2019): Guided kayak tour NOK 600 p.p./3.5hours, row boat rental NOK 650/half day, bike rental NOK 350/day Map ref. Utne D 8 www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no post@hvm.museum.no Tel: + 47 47 47 98 84 Season: 01.01 - 31.12. Capacity: 2 groups, 45 in each group. Prices (2019): NOK 100/Adult, NOK 90 per pax in group (min. 15 pax)

Hardanger Folk Museum

Regional museum for Hardanger, exhibiting Hardanger embroidery, traditional costumes and Norway’s largest collection of old Hardanger fiddles. Temporary art exhibitions. Open air museum with historic buildings and land art. Museum shop and café. Folk music mini-concerts, embroidery courses and other special arrangements for groups on request.

©Gunn Gravdal Elton

Map ref. Aga F 8 www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no post@hvm.museum.no Tel: + 47 47 47 99 02 / +47 47 47 98 84

©Agatunet

Season (2019): 11.05-01.09, groups on request all year Capacity: 45 in each group Prices (2019): NOK 100/Adults, NOK 90 per pax in group (min. 15 pax)

Agatunet

Authentic listed hamlet with 30 buildings from the Middle Ages to presentday. Unique courtroom built by the family of the knight and lawmaker Sigurd Brynjulvson Aga around year 1220. Film, art, cultural and historical exhibits. Traditional costume exhibition, cosy café and museum shop. Guided tours for FIT every hour until 16:00 in summer season, guided tours for groups on request.

Map ref. Kinsarvik E 9 www.visitullensvang.no turistinfo@kinsarvik.net Tel: + 47 53 66 31 12

Husedalen

Map ref. F 8 www.visitullensvang.no turistinfor@kinsarvik.net Tel: + 47 53 66 31 12

The Pilgrim Trail in Reisæterlia

Map ref. Utne D 8 www.felefylgje.org anne.marie.oydvin@gmail.com Tel: + 47 95 99 35 16

Felefylgje

Four stunning waterfalls close to each other along the hiking trail from Kinsarvik up to the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. Hike from the car park up to the uppermost fall and back 5-6 hours. Hardanger Fossasti, footpath along a river, is a shorter walk starting in Kinsarvik. Information boards along the way, maps for sale at the tourist information.

©Kristoffer Fürstenberg

Trail in Folgefonna National Park, newly upgraded with more than 2,000 stone steps. Hike starts at Reisæter (300 masl), ends at Eggje (1,200 masl), 4-6 hours. The trail is part of the Pilgrim route from Jondal to Røldal stave church, good viewpoints.

©Hilde Opedal

Young folkmusicans performing songs, folk dance and music. Concerts at Hardanger Folkmuseum in July, tailored arrangements for groups on request.

Season 2019: 05.07-05.08 Prices: On request

©Elisabeth Emmerhoff

www.hardangerfjord.com

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Map ref. D 8, E 8, E 7 www.visitullensvang.no turistinfo@kinsarvik.net Tel: + 47 53 66 31 12

Biking: Along the Norwegian Scenic Route.

Map ref. Aga F 8 www.ciderspace.no post@ciderspace.no Tel: + 47 41 50 23 11 / +47 92 42 29 23 / +47 917 22 184

Hardanger Cideri

Utne-Herand Route 550 between Utne and Herand is a quiet road going through orchards and a beautiful landscape. 23 kilometres with amazing views. The bikeride may be combined with the boat service Hardangerfjord sightseeing.

©Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway

Outlet with locally produced juice, cider and wine. Guided tours of the production facilities with sample tastings, tailor-made tours for groups on request.

Season: Groups on request all year Capacity: 50 Prices: On request

© Hardanger Cideri

Map ref. Kinsarvik E 9 www.mikkelparken.no info@mikkelparken.no Tel: + 47 53 67 13 13

Mikkelparken

Amusement park with a wide range of activities and lots of fun for kids (1-10 years). Water slides, electric cars, bumper-boats, jungle trail, animals and much more.

Season (2019): 22.06-13.08 Capacity: 1500 Prices (2019): From NOK 259 per pax

© Hege Hisdal

Map ref. Lofthus E 9 Map ref. Lofthus E 9 www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no post@hvm.museum.no Tel: + 47 47 47 98 84 Season (2019): 30.06-04.08, groups on request Capacity: 45 in each group Prices (2019): NOK 100/Adults, NOK 90 per pax in group (min. 15 pax)

Skredhaugen

www.visitullensvang.no turistinfo@kinsarvik.net Tel: + 47 53 66 31 12

Hikes

Open air museum within walking distance from Lofthus. Traditional buildings and interiors from Hardanger, exhibits of folk art and art. Guided tours for groups on request.

© Hege Hisdal

© Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway

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In Ullensvang there are a lot of nice hikes in different levels. Examples: • Husedalen valley, four stunning waterfalls close to each other. Full hike 5-6 h. • Munketreppene/Nosi, trail up to the viewingpoint Nosi 950 masl. 4-6 h. • Utne-Setehaug. Hike in steep terrain to a nice viewingpoint. 3 h, 480 masl. See overview map at Utne Hotel. • Ullensvang is also an excellent starting point for hikes into Hardangervidda National Park.


©Niels Johansen

HOTEL ULLENSVANG Map ref. E 9 N-5787 Lofthus Manager: The Utne family Tel: + 47 53 67 00 00 ullensvang@hotel-ullensvang.no, www.hotel-ullensvang.no Season: 01.01-31.12, except Christmas holidays Capacity: 168 Rooms - 430 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: Buffet restaurant: 400 / A la carte restaurant: 43 MICE: Conference rooms: 2-400 persons / Banqueting hall: 350 / Private Dining room: 80 / Exhibition & Concerts: 1.150m2 - 800 persons

First class resort style hotel established in 1846, run by the 5th generation of the Utne family. Unique location directly by the fjord. Modern, with historical charm (member of Historic Hotels in Norway). Relaxing and spacious bath area with in-/outdoor swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, swimming channel with infinity pool. Fitness room, squash, indoor tennis and golf simulator. Fjord swimming, rowing and paddle boats. Spectacular hiking nearby, HM Queen Sonja´s Panoramic Hiking Trail, Trolltunga. Composer cabin of Edvard Grieg in the hotel garden.

UTNE HOTEL Map ref. D 8 Postboks 23, N-5779 Utne Manager: Kjetil and Bente Raaen Widding Tel: + 47 53 66 64 00 reception@utnehotel.no, www.utnehotel.no Season: 01.05-01.09

One of the oldest wooden hotels in Norway, established in 1722, restored in 2003. Charming rooms with different, historic interior. Rich collection of heritage treasures at the hotel. Hardanger Cider tasting every evening at 18.00, price per person NOK 199.

ACCOMMODATION

HOTELS/ GUEST HOUSES/ HOSTELS/ B&B

Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: double room: from NOK 2630. Group rates on request. Travel agents: 10% commission (on accommodation)

Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1790, double room from NOK 2580. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 17 Rooms - 32 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 65 MICE: 2-65 persons ©Utne Hotel

ULLENSVANG GJESTEHEIM Map ref. F 9 Århus, N- 5781 Lofthus Manager: Ms. Wilawan and Mr. Erlend Nornes Tel: + 47 53 66 12 36 / +47 90 18 18 68 info@ullensvang-gjesteheim.no, www.ullensvang-gjesteheim.no Season: 01.05.-15.09. Rest of the year on request.

Guest house situated in Lofthus, near the Hardangerfjord, close to the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. Personal atmosphere and traditional Norwegian food. Lunch and dinner a la carte on request. Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 540, double room from NOK 790. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 11 Rooms - 30 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 40 ©Ullensvang Gjesteheim

FIRST HOTEL KINSARVIK Map ref. E 9 Postboks 14, N-5782 Kinsarvik Manager: Mr. Hylco Disselhorst Tel: + 47 53 66 74 00 kinsarvik@firsthotels.no, www.firsthotels.no Season: Closed from mid-December till end-January

Centrally located in Kinsarvik with a view over the Hardangerfjord. Husedalen valley nearby. 70 rooms, including 18 superior rooms and one suite. 39 rooms with balcony, all rooms with either fjord or mountain view. Garden, lounge with bar, dance floor and terrace with panoramic view. Restaurant seats 100 guests. Meeting facilities, 100 persons banquet seats 120 persons in a theatre style layout, 4 seminar rooms.

Capacity: 70 Rooms - 150 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 100 MICE: up to 100 pax

Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1150, double room from NOK 1450. Group rates on request.

©First Hotel Kinsarvik

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING HARDANGER HARMONY FJORD HOUSES Map ref. F 8 Indre Bleie, N- 5776 Nå Manager: Arnhild Bleie Tel: + 47 41 43 44 64 bleidvin@online.no, www.visithardanger.info Season: 01.01.-31.12. Capacity: 4 Holiday houses - 26 Beds

Cosy and traditional, yet comfortable and modern farmhouses for selfcateing holidays, on a fruit farm 20 minutes north of Odda centre, by road FV 550. ”Large farm house” 8 beds, ”Skiparvik seashore house” 6-8 beds, ”River lodge” 6 beds, ”Timber hut” 4 beds. Panoramic fjord and mountain views. Walking paths nearby in Vikebygd Landscape park and Folgefonna national park. Prices 2019: On request.

www.hardangerfjord.com

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ACCOMMODATION

BRÅVOLL CAMPING Map ref. E 9 N-5780 Kinsarvik Manager: Mr. Trond Steinsland Tel: + 47 53 66 35 10 / +47 94 05 96 40 tro-stei@online.no Season: 15.04-30.09 Capacity: 6 Cabins - 22 Beds - 20 spaces for tents/caravans

Beautifully located by the Hardanger Fjord along Route 13. Hardangervidda mountain plateau and hiking paths nearby. Walking distance to local shops and family park Mikkelparken (50 m). Cabins are equipped with refrigerator and cooking plate, free rowing boat hire. Est. prices 2019: Cabins from NOK 450, tents/caravans from NOK 230.

©Bente R. Widding

EIKHAMRANE CAMPING Map ref. H 8 N-5776 Eikhamrane Manager: Ms. Anna Bjørkevoll Tel: + 47 94 14 12 79 post@eikhamrane.no www.eikhamrane.no Season: 01.06-31.08 Capacity: 4 Cabins - 14 Beds - 40 pitches for tents/caravans

Situated 30 km south of Utne, 16 km north of Odda, along route 550. Camping site right by the fjord, quiet surroundings. 4 self-catering cabins and 40 places for caravans/campers / tents with electric outlets. 2 cabins (15 m²) with 4-5 beds and 2 cabins (9 m²) with 2 beds. All cabins with fridge and stove, bathrooms and showers in a separate building. Prices 2019: Cabins from NOK 690, campers/caravans from NOK 250, tents from NOK 150.

©Eikhamrane Camping

MIKKELPARKEN FERIETUN Map ref. E 9 N- 5780 Kinsarvik Manager: Mr. Dag Instanes Tel: + 47 53 67 13 13 info@mikkelparken.no www.mikkelparken.no Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 8 Superior apartments with fjord view and 26 cottages with fjord view - Beds: 220 Restaurant seating capacity: 300, Bar service (fully licensed.) MICE: conference rooms: 20-40-70-100 and 180 persons.

Mikkelparken Ferietun is beautifully located surrounded by fruit trees in Kinsarvik by the Hardangerfjord. We serve lunch and dinner for individuals and groups. Big parking space for coaches. Infi nity pool and outdoor sauna with fjord view. Family amusement park (kids 1-10) nearby. A 30 minute hike will take you to Husedalen to see the wonderful waterfalls.

KINSARVIK CAMPING Map ref. E 9 N-5780 Kinsarvik Manager: Mr. Evald S Hatten Tel: + 47 53 66 32 90 / +47 99 50 69 81 evald@kinsarvikcamping.no, www.kinsarvikcamping.no Season: 01.01-31.12

24 cabin of varying standard (3-5 star) with 1 to 3 bedrooms. Cable TV, Wi-Fi, toilet, shower and sauna. Cabins at 65 m² (type 5) 8 persons, 54 m² (type 4) 6 persons, 52 m² (type 3) 6 persons, 44 m² (type 2) 6 persons and 16 m² (type 1) 4 persons. Walking distance to Kinsarvik centre, family park Mikkelparken and hiking trails.

Capacity: 24 Cabins - 132 Beds

©Hege G. Hisdal

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Prices 2019: On request

Est. prices 2019: Cabins from NOK 595-2695.

LOTHE CAMPING- OG BADEPLASS Map ref. D 8 Lothe, N- 5778 Utne Manager: Ms. Else Lothe Tel: + 47 53 66 66 50 / +47 97 10 31 04 mail@lothecamping.no, www.lothecamping.no Season: 15.05-15.09

Apartments and rooms with antique furniture, fully equipped and private bathroom. Cabins with kitchen. Bring linen/ sleeping-bag. Beautifully situated on a sunny place, right by the Hardangerfjord, along road 550, 5 km from Utne towards Jondal. Sand beach with slopes of naked rock. 4 camping cabins (4 pax), 2 apartments (4-5 pax.), 4 rooms (2 pax). Service building with washing-machine, kitchen and family-room. Wheelchair friendly. Kiosk.

Capacity: 4 Cabins - 2 Apartments - 4 Rooms - 34 Beds 30 pitches for tents/caravans

Est. prices 2019: Cabins from NOK 420/470, rooms from NOK 350, apartments NOK 650/700, tent/caravans from NOK 180, electricity NOK 30.


ULVIK AND GRANVIN

Ulvik ©Reinhold Kager


Map ref. Ulvik C 10 www.hardangersider.no postmottak@hardangersider.no Tel: + 47 90 12 28 35 Season: 01.01.-31.12, for groups only Capacity: 10-80 persons Prices (2019): NOK 175 per pax in group (min. 10 pax)

Hardanger Saft- og Siderfabrikk

Produces juice, cider, liqueur and brandy from apples. Guided tours for groups on request incl. sample tastings. Farm restaurant (seating 80 persons) for groups on request. Hardanger Saft- og Siderfabrikk is a part of the Fruit and Cider Route in Ulvik.

©Reinhold Kager

Map ref. Ulvik C 10 www.hakastadsider.no asbjorn.borsheim@ulvik.org Tel: + 47 91 10 22 15 Season: Open for groups all year Capacity: 10-50 pax Prices (2019): NOK 175 per pax, tour leader free

Ulvik Frukt & Cideri

Fruit farm growing a wide range of traditional apple varieties, producing various apple juices and ciders. Guided tours and product tastings for groups on request, 10-50 pax. Farm shop selling a lot of different apple juices, apple vinegar and cider with alcohol. Ulvik Frukt & Cideri is a part of the Fruit and Cider Route in Ulvik.

©Ulvik Frukt & Cideri

Map ref. Ulvik C 10 www.sysegard.no syse.gard@online.no Tel: + 47 41 64 99 06 / +47 47 63 03 68 Season: Open for groups all year Capacity: 10-80 Prices (2019): From NOK 175 per pax or min. NOK 1750

Syse Farm

A traditional West-Norwegian fruit and sheep farm. Économusée for fruit farming, farm shop with homemade fruit, meat products and cider with alcohol. Main product for groups: Guided tours incl. product tastings. Lunches on request after guiding, for groups from 15-70 pax. Syse Farm is a part of the Fruit and Cider Route in Ulvik.

©Syse Gard

Map ref. Ulvik C 10 www.haugesenteret.no admin@haugesenteret.no Tel. + 47 77 58 89 20

©Jorid Lekve Eide

Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: Groups up to 25 pax Prices (2019): NOK 100/Adult, NOK 50/ Child, NOK 220/Family, NOK 70 per pax in group (min. 15 pax) Map ref. Ulvik C 10 www.bnature.com bactive@bnature.com Tel: + 47 47 97 14 84 Season: 01.06-31.08, groups on request all year Capacity: Groups up to 100 pax Prices: Different offers, on request

Olav H. Hauge Centre

Literary museum located in the beautiful village Ulvik, offering a unique insight into the life and work of Olav H. Hauge, one of Norway’s most acclaimed poets. Exhibition explaining poetry in many forms, texts in Norwegian and English. Museum shop, poetry library, poetry workshop and activities for children. The Green Café with indoor and outdoor seating right by the fjord. Guided tours for groups on request.

B-Active

Offers activities and rental equipment. Bikes, kayak, pedalo and rowing boats hire. Historical and adventurous excursions into old water tunnels, courses and workshops related to nature, stone age or bush craft skills. Guided hikes to Trolltunga and Hardangervidda and indoor archery. Activities outside the season available on request.

Foto: Kristoffer Fürstenberg

Map ref. Ulvik C 10, C 11 www.hardangergjestehus.no hardangergjestehus@gmail.com Tel: +47 56 52 61 70 Season: 15.07.-30.09. Prices 2019: On request

Fishing and sightseeing in Ulvik and in the Osa mountains

Hardanger Gjestehus offers tailored, guided fishing or sightseeing tours on the Hardangerfjord for groups up to 10 pax. They also offer half and full day tours to the Osafjellet high mountains, tours including boat trip, fishing and tastings of local specialities.

©Hardanger Gjestehus

Map ref. Skjervsfossen C 9 www.nasjonaleturistveger.no Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: unlimited Prices: Free entrance

©Østengen&Bergo

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Skjervsfossen waterfall

Located along the historic route along “Skjervet”, a short detour from route 13 between Granvin and Voss. Consists of two falls in succession, and drops 150 m. Several hiking paths near the waterfall, parking and rest rooms facilities has been improved by Norwegian Scenic Routes.


Map ref. Ulvik C 10, C 11 www.visitulvik.no Tel: + 47 56 52 62 80

Hikes in Ulvik

Map ref. Granvin D 8, C 9 Tel: + 47 56 52 40 00

Hikes in Granvin

Map ref. Osa C 11 Map ref. Osa C 11 www.osa.no hjadlane.galleri@osa.no Tel: + 47 48 12 96 69 Season: Groups on request Capacity: Groups up to 45 pax Prices (2019): NOK 50 per pax in group.

Hjadlane Galleri

Map ref. Ulvik C 10 Map ref. Ulvik C 10 anne.marie.oydvin@gmail.com Tel: + 47 95 99 35 16 Season: 01.01.-31.12., groups on request Capacity: Unlimited Prices: On request

Ulvik folklore

Map ref. Granvin C 9 Map ref. Granvin C 9 Tel: + 47 56 52 53 36 Season: All year, closed Sundays

Kjerland Gardsbutikk

©B-Nature

Ulvik has spectacular areas with varied marked walking trails, starting from from Ulvik center. Examples: • Kvasshovden Opp, 0-1 030 m above sea level, marked trail, 7.5km. Start at Hardanger Gjestehus. • Osa-Osasete through scenic valley with many waterfalls, roundtrip 3-4 hours. • Cultural and historical walks in Ulvik. Map and information handbook available. Fore more details and maps, contact Ulvik Tourist Office.

Granvin has many fi ne hikes to offer. Examples: • The old railway track. A foot- and bike path from Eide to Voss. • Post road to Ulvik, beautiful scenery and cultural sights, 4 hours. • A trip along the Granvinfjord. From Eide to Hamre. Map available at the tourist information, including information on other hikes.

©RHF

A privately owned gallery that features fi gurative contemporary art. The exhibitions often spotlight the thought-provoking and colourful images of Lars G. Polden and other artists. Guided tours on request all year.

© Hege Hisdal

Folk dance group performing songs, folk dance and music. Evening shows during the summer season, tailored arrangements for groups on request.

© Anne Marie Øydvin

Farm shop situated in the yard of a sheep and fruit farm. Traditional food products including fruits, berries, meat and bakery products.

© Hege Hisdal

BRAKANES HOTEL Map ref. C 10 N-5730 Ulvik Manager: Ms. Ingrid Prestegard Tel: + 47 56 52 61 05 brakanes@bhghardanger.no www.brakanes-hotel.no Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 142 Rooms - 278 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 250 MICE: 300

ACCOMMODATION

HOTELS/ GUEST HOUSES/ HOSTELS/ B&B Situated in the tourist resort of Ulvik, surrounded by a beautiful garden, the Hardangerfjord and high mountains. Prestigious hotel, established in 1860. Indoor swimming pool. Rental bikes, kayaks and more offered by B-active. Olav H. Hauge centre, fruit and cider route and various hiking trails, all nearby. Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1000, double room from NOK 1700. Group rates on request.

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STRAND FJORDHOTEL Map ref. C 10 N-5730 Ulvik Manager: Mr. Robert Koesharto Tel: + 47 56 52 63 05 post@bnature.com, www.strandfjordhotel.com Season: All year Capacity: 50 Rooms - 100 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 100 MICE: 60

Cosy, family run Boutique hotel just by the Hardangerfjord. 50 rooms, single-, double-, large family (3-4 persons)- and superior rooms. All rooms, restaurant and sun terrace with fjord view. Belgian Beer Bistro, free wifi, free parking, package of 7 free activities for guests. Permanent upgrading since 2014.

HARDANGER GJESTEHUS Map ref. C 10 N-5730 Ulvik Manager: Mr. Audun and Ms. Solveig Jåvold Tel: + 47 56 52 61 70 hardangergjestehus@gmail.com, www.hardangergjestehus.no Season: 01.01.-31.12.

Family run guest house with relaxing atmosphere and good local food. Rooms and cabins. Free WiFi. Fireplace, outdoor bath tub and terrace seating 30 pax by the cabins.

Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1050, double room from NOK 1450. Group rates on request.

Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: double room from NOK 1190. Back-up room for cabins from NOK 890. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 18 Rooms/48 Beds - 6 Cabins/24 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 60

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HARDANGER BASECAMP Map ref. Osa C 11 Tyssevikvegen, N-5730 Ulvik Manager: Mr. Robert Koesharto Tel: + 47 47 97 14 84 info@hardangerbasecamp.com www.hardangerbasecamp.com Season: 01.05-31.09

Glamping accommodation in comfortable Mongolian Yurts and Nordic tents situated in unique natural surroundings, including a package of 7 free activities. Breakfast, dinner and other meals at Osa café, speciality Belgian pancakes. Interactive nature talk, incl. fire-making, edible plants, flint knapping and sample tastings of homemade products. Other nature related activities, offered by the B-Active Centre in Ulvik. Ideal for individuals, families and small groups.

Capacity: Beds 30

Est. rack rate 2019: On request

JAUNSEN GJESTGJEVARSTAD Map ref. C 9 Postboks 11, N-5733 Granvin Manager: Ms. Eli Stangeland Tel: + 47 56 52 51 15 / +47 98 28 29 94 post@jaunsen.no, www.jaunsen.no Season: 01.05.-01.09. and on request

Situated in the centre of Granvin, established in 1674. 3 old buildings with authentic interior. Family run hotel with personal service and homemade local dishes. Est. rack rate 2019 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 895, double room from NOK 1390. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 8 Rooms - 20 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 60

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING

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HARDANGER PANORAMA LODGE Map ref. C 11 Ljonavegen 13, 5730 Ulvik Manager: Mr. Arild Opheim and Ms. Claudia Saathoff Tel: + 47 48 12 38 65/40 00 55 46 post@hardangerpanoramalodge.no, www.hardangerpanoramalodge.no Season: 01.01-31-12 Capacity: Treetop cabin - 6 beds

Cabin standing on 7,6 metres high pillars, among the tree tops. 54 square metres on 3 floors, large windows with panoramic fjord view, 3 double bedrooms and additional sofabed. Fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with toilet and shower and cosy living room. 2 terraces, one on the roof, and one with a glass floor on the first floor. Barbeque area and parking area with charger for electric cars. Bed linen can be supplied on reques. Catering services from Hardanger Gjestehus and delivering of home- products from Syse farm can be ordered. Prices 2019: On request

ØYDVIN FARM TOURISM Map ref. C 11 Manager: Mr. Magne and Ms. Anne Marie Øydvin Tel: + 47 99 43 10 36 magnet@ulvik.org, www.oydvin-gard.no Season: 01.01-31.12

Farm, situated 4 km from the centre of Ulvik, direction Osa. 2 cabins. ”Sjohageløo”: summer house with 3 bedrooms, each with 2 beds, bathroom with shower/wc, washing machine and dryer. Open plan living room/kitchen with dining area. Boat included. ”Bortom”: old timber house, authentic low standard. One room, no running water, no electricity, wooden stove, gas cooker, gas fridge. Toilet (no WC) in neighbouring building. Suitable for 2 persons, boat included.

Capacity: 2 Cabins - 8 Beds

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Est prices: On request.

ØYDVINSTOD HYTTEGREND Map ref. C 11 Øydvinstod, 5730 Ulvik Manager: Helge Larsen Tel: + 47 90 83 14 97 helge@larsenogsolheim.no , www.oydvinstod.no Season: 01.01-31.12

Located 4 km from Ulvik village centre, directly by the idyllic and romantic Osafjord, a side arm of the Hardangerfjord. 4 fully equipped holiday houses: ”Butikken” with 2 bedrooms, one with double bed and one with two single beds. 3 fully equipped, modern seacabins with 3 bedrooms and 6 beds each. Saunabuilding with w.c., 2 showers and relaxation room. Øydvinstod Hyttgrend has its own shore line with beach, boat quay and fire place. Motor boat rental on request. Good hiking and fishing options nearby.

Capacity: 1 Holiday House – 3 Cabins

Prices 2019: From NOK 5000 per week. NOK 10800 per week from end-June to end-August.


Hardanger Gjestehus

We are pleased to invite you for a relaxing stay in Ulvik Hardanger Guesthouse, in beautiful Hardanger, is in an idyllic location next to Ulvik town centre. We have a stunning view over the sea and surrounding mountains. Our guesthouse is a great starting point for mountain walks on trails suitable for everyone. We also organize fishing tours by boat and sightseeing by car in Ulvik and in the Osa mountains. Come for an adventure in scenic surroundings!

For more information and booking, please contact us at www.hardangergjestehus.no • phone: +47 56 52 61 70 • hardangergjestehus@gmail.com

Thon Hotel Sandven, a hotel full of charm and history, was built at the end of the 19th century as Sandven Hotel. 102 guest rooms in total. 32 of the rooms in the historic part. The new part consists of standard rooms, superior rooms and apartments. The apartments have 1-3 bedrooms and are great for families with children. Restaurant capacity 100. Banquet capacity 200. Thon Hotel Sandven in Norheimsund is a great starting point for exploring one of the most beautiful fjords in Norway, the Hardangerfjord. Public transportation to Bergen and Voss. Fjord cruise during the summer season. Day trip to Trolltunga and Folgefonna. Tlf. 56 55 20 88︱sandven@olavthon.no

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