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HARDANGER FJORD PRODUCT MANUAL 2018

Trolltunga, an 10-12 hours return hike from Skjeggedal in Odda. Photo: Holger Baldus

Dog sledding at Dyranut Hardangerviddda. Photo: Konrad Konieczny

Kayak in Jondal. Foto: CH-Innovation Norway

Blue-ice hike at Folgefonna glacier, Jondal Photo: Folgefonni Glacier Team, Desire Weststrate


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We are here to help Destination Hardanger Fjord is the marketing organisation for the Hardanger Fjord 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. Destination Hardanger Fjord 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

Hans Jørgen Andersen Managing director Tel. +47 41 16 11 87 andersen@hardangerfjord.com

Charlotte Lingener Marketing manager Tel. +47 94 35 36 83 charlotte@hardangerfjord.com

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

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ATTRACTIONS, ACTIVITIES, ACCOMMODATION Eidfjord 12 Jondal 18 Kvam 22 Odda 28 Ullensvang 32 Ulvik and Granvin 38

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Tourist Offices EIDFJORD JONDAL KVAM ODDA ULLENSVANG ULVIK

+47 53 67 34 00 +47 53 66 85 31 +47 56 55 31 84 +47 48 07 07 77 +47 53 66 31 12 +47 56 52 62 80

www.visiteidfjord.no www.visitjondal.no www.visitkvam.no www.visitodda.com www.visitullensvang.no www.visitulvik.no

DESTINATION HARDANGER FJORD AS Sandvenvegen 40, N-5600 Norheimsund Tel. +47 56 55 38 70 info@hardangerfjord.com | www.hardangerfjord.com

The moon and Hardangervidda Photo: Konrad Konieczny

Editor and publisher: Hege Grane Hisdal, RHF AS Graphic production/design: Riss grafisk • Print: Ålgård Offset AS Destination Hardanger Fjord AS cannot accept responsibility for any errors, omissions or alterations.


ARRIVAL TO THE HARDANGERFJORD Trondheim

National Tourist Routes

Kristiansund Molde

Ålesund

The National Tourist 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.

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National Tourist Route Hardanger and National Tourist 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

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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.

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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. +47 815 44 444.

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Nearest airports are at Bergen and Haugesund. Bergen (BGO) and Haugesund (HAU) have 32 direct international routes. Direct routes to Bergen: www.avinor.no Direct to Haugesund: www.avinor.no

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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

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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

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“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 - 31 August there is a daily bus service connecting Hardanger and Ryfylke for hiking to Trolltunga and Preikestolen. Timetable at page 11. www.ryfylke.com

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Norway’s only barony is in Rosendal. It was built in 1665, and has beautiful gardens. www.baroniet.no The Folgefonn Centre opened in May 2017, with exciting and educational exhibits. www.folgefonnsenteret.no

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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. Category

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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.

Photo: FlatEarth Adventures

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.

Photo: Folgefonni Breførarlag, Désiré Weststrate

STAYING IN ULLENSVANG/ODDA AREA

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

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 NVIM.

DAY 4

Return to Bergen BGO airport.

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Via Ferrata Photo: visitnorway.com-Chris Lorang Arnesen


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AUTUMN, WINTER AND SPRING

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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.

Winter night at Dyranut. Photo: Konrad Konieczny

Hotels open all year round 1 Hotel Ullensvang, Lofthus 2 Thon Hotel Sandven, Norheimsund 3 Brakanes Hotel, Ulvik 4 Hardangerfjord Hotel, Øystese 5 Quality Hotel Vøringsfoss, Eidfjord

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5 Eidfjord Fjell &Fjord Hotel, Eidfjord 3 Strand Fjordhotel, Ulvik 6 Trolltunga Hotel, Odda 6 Hardanger Hotel, Odda 7 Hordatun Hotel, Røldal

EXAMPLE ITINERARY:

Hotel Ullensvang. Photo: Haakon Photo: Nordvik?

DAY 1

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

DAY 2

Half day activity around Folgefonna Glacier, snow shoe walking (Folgefonni Glacier Team). Afternoon gathering at Hardanger Folk Museum with tailored program, Hardanger fiddle concert and cider tasting.

DAY 3

Full day activity in Odda area. Soft snow activities with Trolltunga Active or guided snowshoe/ ski tour to Trolltunga (March- End-May), winter-kayaking etc.

DAY 4

Half day activity at Hardangervidda mountain plateu, around Dyranut Mountain Lodge. Dog sledding, snowshoeing, mini-expeditions etc. Afternoon gathering and Dinner at a farm restaurant (Tunet på Haugen or Syse Farm).

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Return to Bergen airport BGO.

1 Hardangervidda mountain plateau At the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, around Dyranut Fjellstova, dogsledding, snowshoe hiking, mini-expeditions and other winter activities are available for groups on request. Serving of food at the mountain lodge can be included.

www.dyranut.com post@dyranut.com Tel: +47 94 83 54 30

Photo: Konrad Konieczny

2 Trolltunga Trolltunga Active offers guided tours to Trolltunga on skis or snowshoes, in the period from early March 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 more easy snow- and winter activities.

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

Photo: Trolltunga Active

3 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 55 29 89 21

Photo: Kristoffer Fürstenberg

4 Museums and visitor centres

Photo: Gunn Gravdal Elton

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 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. See page 9 Photo: Agurtxane Concellon

Destination Hardanger Fjord www.hardangerfjord.com info@hardangerfjord.com Tel: +47 56 55 38 70

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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

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The Hardanger Fjord 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.

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1 Trolltunga Active Offering outdoor adventures in Tyssedal and around Trolltunga. Guided hiking, biking, via ferrata climbing, zip-lines, kayaking and also winter/spring (March to end-May) tours to Trolltunga, on snowshoes or skis. All tours to Trolltunga are demanding full -day tours, 10-12 hours. See page 29

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

Photo: Trolltunga Active

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 19.

www.folgefonni-breforarlag.no post@folgefonni-breforarlag.no Tel: + 47 55 29 89 21

Photo: Folgefonni Glacier Team, Désiré Weststrate

3 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 for groups on request. See page 13.

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

Photo: FlatEarth Adventures

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 39

www.bnature.com bactive@bnature.com Tel: + 47 91 18 82 37

Foto: 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 20.

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

Photo: visitfonna.no

6 Hardanger Opplevelse Outdoor adventures and teambuilding activities for groups. Canoeing, cooking on open fire, archery, treasure hunt and more. See page 29

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

Photo: Hardanger Opplevelse

7 Biking in Hardanger “Sykkel i Hardanger” offers rental bikes that will be delivered and collected according to the agreed plan for the clients. Discover Norway offers a several day biking package tour along the Hardangerfjord route. www.discover-norway.no

www.sykkelihardanger.no kontakt@sykkelihardanger.no Tel: +47 97 16 47 00

Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway

8 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 24.

Photo: Hardanger Hiking

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


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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.

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1 The Viking burial site at Hæreid Hæreid is the largest burial site with graves from the Iron-and Viking ages in Western 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 1.5 hours

Photo: Heidi Kvamsdal

3 Steinstølia Old trail to the local summer pasture farms. Starting from the quay at Steinstø, near Steinstø ruit farm. Steep hike with beautiful views of the Hardangerfjord, walking through an orchard on the way.

info@visitkvam.no Tel: + 47 56 55 31 84 1 hour

Photo: Fyksesund Landskapspark

4 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 29

mail@trolltunga-active.com Tel: + 47 90 82 45 72 10 hours

Photo: Scott Sporleder/Matador Network/fjordnorway.com

5 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 30

turistkontor@odda.kommune.no Tel: + 47 53 65 40 05 4 hours

Photo: Hardanger Opplevelse

6 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 33

turistinfo@kinsarvik.net Tel: + 47 53 66 31 12 2-6 hours

Photo: Magnus Hisdal

7 HM Queen Sonja’s panoramic hiking trail 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. A shorter alternative is to hike parts of the trail starting from Røte in Kinsarvik.

turistinfo@kinsarvik.net Tel: + 47 53 66 31 12 8 hours

Photo: Hotel Ullensvang, Niels Johansen

7 Munketreppene Hike through the orchards in Lofthus, up to a magnificent viewing point. Newly upgraded with stone steps, steep terrain. Several easier options for hiking in Lofthus in addition to Munketreppene.

turistinfo@kinsarvik.net Tel: + 47 53 66 31 12 6 hours

Photo: Hilde Opedal

8 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 1.5 hours

Photo: Kristoffer B Fürstenberg

9 The Pilgrim Trail in Reisæterlia Trail in Folgefonna National Park, starting at Reisæter. Upgraded with 2000 stone steps, hight difference approx. 900 meters. The trail is part of the old Pilgrime route from Jondal to Røldal.

turistinfo@kinsarvik.net Tel: + 47 53 66 31 12 6 hours

Photo: Kåre Grønsnes

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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.

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1 Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord A modern and exciting centre on Norwegian nature, climate and environment. Interactive exhibits, aquariums and a great movie on 5 large screens. Gift shop and tourist information. Hardangerviddahallen Restaurant is adjacent to the nature centre. See page 13, 44.

www.hardangerviddanatursenter.no post@hardangervidda.org Tel: +47 53 67 40 00

Photo: Hardangervidda Natursenter Eidfjord

3 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 23

www.fartoyvern.no info@fartoyvern.no Tel: + 47 47 47 98 39

Photo: Nils Kjetil Torvik

4 The Art centre Kabuso, Ingebrigt Vik Museum and Hardanger Skyspace 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 23

www.kabuso.no post@kabuso.no Tel: + 47 56 55 39 00

Photo: Helge Skodvin

5 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 23

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

Photo: Hardanger Akvasenter

6 The Norwegian Museum of Hydro Power and Industry (NVIM) 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 29, 43.

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

Photo: Norsk Vasskraft- og Industristadmuseum

7 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 30.

www.visitodda.com Tel: + 47 48 10 92 84

Photo: Gunn Gravdal Elton

8 Hardanger Folk Museum 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 33.

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

Photo: Elisabeth Emmerhoff

9 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 33.

Photo: Matt Coch

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Destination Hardanger Fjord www.hardangerfjord.com info@hardangerfjord.com Tel: +47 56 55 38 70

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


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FARM VISITS AND FARM RESTAURANTS

Rosendal

Odda

The Hardanger Fjord 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.

Tyssedal

Røldal

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 23

www.steinsto.no post@steinsto-fruktgard.no Tel: + 47 99 69 15 27

Photo: 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 39

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

Photo: Reinhold Kager

3 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 39

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

Photo: Ulvik Frukt & Cideri

4 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 39

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

Photo: Reinhold Kager

5 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 33

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

Photo: Hardanger Cideri

6 Tunet på Haugen Farm shop and café with homemade bakery products and local meat. Farm restaurant for lunches or dinner in a traditional building serving groups on request. See page 13

eidfjordaktiv@gmail.com Tel: + 47 90 27 63 95

Photo: Agurtxane Concellon

7 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 23

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

Photo: Bjørketeigen Gard

Destination Hardanger Fjord www.hardangerfjord.com info@hardangerfjord.com Tel: +47 56 55 38 70

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TRAVELLING IN THE HARDANGERFJORD REGION HARDANGERFJORD IN A NUTSHELL, FJORD TOURS

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

Tel: + 47 815 68 222 sale@fjordtours.no Season (2017): 01.05-30.09 www.fjordtours.com/agent

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

Bergen 08.43 Voss 09.56 Voss 10.05 Ulvik 11.10 Ulvik 11.15 Eidfjord 11.45 Eidfjord 14.40 Norheimsund 17.30 Norheimsund 17.40 Bergen 19.10

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.

HARDANGERFJORD SIGHTSEEING, NORLED AS Tel: +47 51 86 87 00 booking@norled.no Season (2017): 01.05-30.09 www.norled.no/fjordcruise Daily fjord cruise on the Hardangerfjord 1 May - 30 Sept. Connects 7 ports; Norheimsund, Herand, Utne, Lofthus, Kinsarvik, Ulvik and Eidfjord. For roundtrips, or use the service as a part of your transportation in the region. See the white dotted line in the map.

Norheimsund

08:45

09:00

17:30

17:50

Herand

08:22

09:23

17:07

18:13

Utne

07:50

09:55

16:35

18:45

Lofthus

07:30

10:15

16:15

19:05

Kinsarvik

10:33

15:55

Ulvik

11:15

15:15

Eidfjord

11:45

14:40

Corresponding bus from Bergen (route 925) Mon.-Fri.

Bergen Norheimsund

07.25 16.25 08.50 17.50 Corresponding bus to Bergen (route 925) Gudvangen Norheimsund 15 08:55 17:45 Bergen 10:20 19:10

Photo: Samferdselsfoto

07.25 08.50 09.00 11.45 14.40 15.10 15.15 16.10 16.37 17.57

Sat.-Sun.

15.25 16.50

Aurland Flåm

HARDANGERFJORDEKSPRESSEN, BERGEN-ROSENDAL, RØDNE Tel: + 47 51 89 52 70 mail@rodne.no Season: 01.01.-31.12 www.rodne.no

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EIDFJORD SIGHTEEING, TIDE

SKI BUS TO FOLGEFONNA

Tel: + 47 05505 tur@tide.no Season (2017): 01.05-30.09, daily 11:50-14:20 Capacity: on request, pre-booking necessary www.fjords.tide.no

Tel: + 47 55 55 90 70 Season (2017): 26.06-20.08, daily.

2.5 hours roundtrip through dramatic nature by coach. Starting in Eidfjord, stop at Hardangervidda Nature Centre (p.13), continue to Vøringsfossen waterfall (p.13) and return to Eidfjord. The roundtrip corresponds with the passenger ferry service between Norheimsund and Eidfjord. See page 10 Photo: Ivan Dragen

Photo: Geir Yngve Kristiansen

TROLLTUNGA-PREIKESTOLEN EXPRESS BUS, TIDE Tel: + 47 05505 tur@tide.no Season (2017): 01.07-31.08 www.tide.no

To Preikestolen (Ryfylke) 07.30 Tyssedal (bus stop route 13) 07.50 Odda bus station 08.35 Hordatun (near Røldal) 09.45 Sand (crossing at route 13) 10.45 Car ferry Nesvik-Hjelmeland 12.10 Preikestolhytta

Daily bus service between Hardanger and Ryfylke

To Trolltunga (Hardanger) 14.45 Preikestolhytta 16.15 Car ferry Hjelmeland – Nesvik 17.30 Sand (crossing at route 13) 18.35 Hordatun (near Røldal) 19.18 Trolltunga Hotel (Odda) 19.20 Odda bus station 19.30 Tyssedal (bus stop route 13)

Photo: Scott Sporleder/ Matador Network/fjordnorway.com

TROLLTUNGA SHUTTLE 52 BETWEEN ODDA AND SKJEGGEDAL Odda taxi stand is situated in the centre of Odda by the quay. Skjeggedal is the starting point for hiking to Trolltunga. Ticket information: www.visitodda.com Daily 15 June – 15 September.

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06.10

07.20

Trolltunga Hotel (Vasstun):

06.15

07.25

Odda Taxi stand:

06.30

07.35

Trolltunga Studios (bus stop at Freim):

06.31

07.36

Tyssedal Hotel (the bus terminal):

06.35

07.40

Trolltunga Guesthouse (by the bridge):

06.37

07.42

Tyssohallen car park:

06.40

07.45

Skjeggedal (trailhead Trolltunga):

06.55

08.05

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Krækkja Halne

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Tel: + 47 48 95 54 82 pilagutt@hotmail.com www.pilagutt.no Capacity: Max pax 11 Ustevatn More information see page: 19. Tuva

Halnefjorden

Dyranut Bjoreidalen

“BOLINA”

Geilo 7 Fjord Cruise/Charter/Fishing

Pilagutt, Jondal Photo: Christian Houge

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Trondsbu

Price Odda – Skjeggedal NOK 150. Tyssedal – Skjeggedal NOK 100 A normal season for hiking to Trolltunga is 15 June – 15 September.

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Bus from Herand to Folgefonna in the morning, corresponding with bus from Bergen and boat from Norheimsund. Departure fromHerand at 09:25, return at 15:50 (Route is subject to change).

Fjord Cruise/Charter/Fishing Tel: +47 97 03 95 91 sjotunet@gmail.com, www.sjotunet.no Capacity: Max pax 9 Maximum speed: 10 knots.

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FJORDCHARTER NORWAY Heinsæter

HELICOPTER

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

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

Tinnhølen

Photo: Tom Guldbransen

Rauhelleren

Mårbu

FERRY RDANG E R VROUTES IDDA

Sandhaug In this part of the Hardangerfjord there are 3 Besso ferry services. - Jondal-Tørvikbygd - Kinsarvik-Utne - Kvanndal-Utne The ferry services are marked with red, dotted lines in the map. See www.norled.no for timetables.

Måvatn Stordalsbu

Mogen Sauarflot 1451

Photo: Hege Hisdal

www.hardangerfjord.com

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EIDFJORD Major attractions and activities Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord Vøringsfossen waterfall Eidfjord Sightseeing Kjeåsen mountain farm Hæreid Iron Age Burial Site Hardangervidda National Park Outdoor adventures with FlatEarth Adventures Major hotels Fossli Hotel Eidfjord fjell & fjord Hotel Quality Hotel Vøringfoss

Hiking to Vøringsfossen waterfall. Photo: Kristoffer Fürstenberg


Photo: Hardangervidda Natursenter Eidfjord

Map.ref Øvre Eidfjord D 11 www.hardangerviddanatursenter.no post@hardangervidda.org Tel: + 47 53 67 40 00 Season (2017): 01.04.-31.10, groups all year Capacity: 320 pax per time, restaurant seating capacity 200 Prices (2017): Adult NOK 130, Child NOK 65, Family NOK 290. Tour operators NOK 75. Cruise / wholesalers on appointment.

Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord

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

Exciting experience centre for Norwegian nature, climate and environment, National Park Centre for Hardangervidda. Exhibitions, panoramic cinema and Hardangerviddahallen Restaurant, offering traditional food combined with modern cuisine. Lunch stop for groups and individuals. One of the most visited attractions in the region.

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 2020.

Photo: RHF - Johan Berge

Map.ref Øvre Eidfjord D 11 www.flatearth.no info@flatearth.no Tel: + 47 47 60 68 47 Season: 01.06-01.09, groups on request all year round Capacity: Groups up to 150 pax Prices (2017): Group rates on request

FlatEarth Adventures

Offers a wide range of activities, mainly in summer season. Kayaking, rafting, climbing/rappelling, downhill biking, guided hikes and glacier hikes. Winter activities on request, snow shoeing, ice-climbing, kite skiing and mini-expeditions on the Hardangervidda.

Photo: RHF - FlatEarth Adventures

Map.ref Simadalen D 11 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 (2017): NOK 30 per pax

Photo: Heidi Kvamsdal

Map.ref Eidfjord D 11, D 12 www.fjords.tide.no tur@tide.no Tel: + 47 05505 Season: 01.05-30.09 Capacity: on request, pre-booking necessary Prices (2017): NOK 350/Adult, NOK 280/Child

Eidfjord Sightseeing

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

Photo: Geir Yngve Kristiansen

Map.ref Eidfjord D 11 www.eidfjordaktiv.com eidfjordaktiv@gmail.com Tel: + 47 90 27 63 95 Capacity: 50 Prices (2017): Group rates on request

Tunet på Haugen

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

Photo: Eidfjord Aktiv

www.hardangerfjord.com

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Eidfjord old church

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

Stone church built in 1309. According to the legend, it was built as a penance for sins by the rich and powerful Rika-Ragna. Guided tours for groups on request.

Season: Open for groups all year, min. 15 pax Prices (2017): NOK 30 per pax

Photo: Agurtxane Concellon

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

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. See p.24-25. • 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.

Photo: Heidi Kvamsdal

Galleri N. Bergslien

Unique collection of Bergslien`s paintings. Connected to Quality Hotel Vøringfoss.

Map.ref Eidfjord D 11 www.visiteidfjord.no turistinfo@visiteidfjord.no Tel: + 47 53 67 34 00 Season (2017): 14.04.-01.10. and during cruise ship calls Capacity: 80 Prices: Free entrance

Sysendammen

Måbødalen cultural landscape museum

Road building traditions from the 1600s until today. Information boards tell the fascinating story of the local roads and cultural history.

Map.ref Øvre Eidfjord E 12 www.visiteidfjord.no turistinfo@visiteidfjord.no Tel: + 47 53 67 34 00

Hardangerjøkulen The 6th largest glacier in Norway.

One of the largest rockfill dams in Norway. 1, 160 m long and a volume of 3, 640, 000 m3. Clearly visible from route 7.

Visible from several points along Rv 7. Several different hikes (8-10h). Contact Eidfjord Tourist Office.

Map.ref Sysendalen E 13 www.visiteidfjord.no turistinfo@visiteidfjord.no Tel: + 47 53 67 34 00 Capacity: unlimited Prices: Free entrance

Map.ref Hardangerjøkulen C 13 www.visiteidfjord.no turistinfo@visiteidfjord.no Tel: + 47 53 67 34 00

CAFÉ AND RESTAURANTS Dyranut Fjellstova Dyranut/Hardangervidda.

Café

Tel. +47 53 66 57 16 www.dyranut.com

Liseth Pensjonat og Hytter Vøringsfoss

Café

Tel. +47 53 66 57 14 www.liseth.no

Rauhelleren Turisthytte Hardangervidda- No access by car

Café

Tel. +47 41 55 04 04 www.rauhelleren.no

Vik Pensjonat og Hytter Eidfjord

Restaurant and café

Tel. +47 53 66 51 62 www.vikpensjonat.com

Vøringfoss Kafeteria & Souvenir Vøringfoss

Café

Tel. +47 53 66 57 20 www.voringsfoss.no

Quality Hotel Vøringfoss Eidfjord

Restaurant

Tel. +47 53 67 41 00 www.resortvoringfoss.no

Fossli Hotel Vøringsfoss

Restaurant and café

Tel. +47 53 66 57 77 www.fossli-hotel.com

Hardangerviddahallen Øvre Eidfjord

Restaurant and café

Tel. +47 53 67 40 10 www.hardangerviddanatursenter.no

Eidfjord Fjell og Fjord Hotel Eidfjord

Restaurant

Tel. +47 53 66 52 64 www.effh.no

Fjell & Fjord Kafé og Kremmeri Eidfjord

Café

Tel. +47 95 30 95 83

Tunet på Haugen Eidfjord

Farm Restaurant

Tel. +47 90 20 25 72

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Hardangerviddahallen Restaurant is adjacent to Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord. The restaurant specializes in using local produce and serves traditional food. Photo: Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord.


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 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1295, double room from NOK 1695. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 28 Rooms - 49 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 150 MICE: 22 pax Photo: Eidfjord Fjell & Fjord Hotel

FOSSLI HOTEL Map. ref D 12 N-5785 Vøringfoss Manager: Mr. Erik Garen manager@fossli-hotel.com, www.fossli-hotel.com Season (2017): 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 2017 incl. breakfast: double room from NOK 1390. Group rates on request.

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

QUALITY HOTEL VØRINGFOSS Map. ref D 11 Ostangvegen 6A, 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 250 pax. Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1290 double room from NOK 1590. Group rates on request.

Photo: Fotograf Senderud AS

EIDFJORD GJESTGIVERI Map. ref D 11 Riksvegen 110, N-5784 Øvre Eidfjord Manager: Steen Giphardt Tel: + 47 53 66 53 46 eidfjordbnb@gmail.com, www.ovre-eidfjord.com Season (2017): 07.04.-22.10. Capacity: 6 Cabins - 8 Rooms - 28 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 56

Located in Øvre Eidfjord, close to Hardangervidda mountain plateau, Hjølmodalen, Kjeåasen, Hardangervidda Nature Centre and Vøringsfossen waterfall. Rooms with sink, shared bathrooms. Simple cabins with 2 beds and cooking facilities each, separate sanitary facilities. Restaurant serving homemade local food, speciality pancakes. Rack rates 2017: Cabins (2 pax) NOK 440/550. Rooms incl. breakfast, double rooms NOK890/1190 per night, single rooms NOK 600/1190 per night

Photo: Eidfjord Gjestgiveri

DYRANUT FJELLSTOVA Map. ref E 13 N-5783 Eidfjord Manager: Ms. Kari Varberg Øydvin and Mr. Asle Øydvin Tel: + 47 94 83 54 30 post@dyranut.com, www.dyranut.com Season (2017): 24.03-18.04, 23.06-10.09

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 2017 incl. breakfast: Group rates on request.

Capacity: 6 Rooms - 20 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 80 MICE: smaller groups on request

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 (2017): 15.02-15.10 Capacity: 15 Rooms - 14 Cabins - 90 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 50

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. Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 990, double room from NOK 1500. Cabins from NOK 650. Group rates on request.

www.hardangerfjord.com

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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 (2017): 01.04.-30.09. and Easter and autumn holidays

Cosy, charming boutique hotel centrally situated in Eidfjord. Full breakfast, internet access and bedlinen/towls available. Restaurant Mosstova serving local food. Est. rack rate 2017: single room from NOK 550, double room from NOK 960-2200. Cabins from NOK 700-1750. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 8 Rooms/20 Beds - 4 Cabins/16 Beds Restaurant seating capacity (Mosstova): 46 for groups on request.

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING RAUHELLEREN TURISTHYTTE Map. ref F 15 Hardangervidda Manager: Mr. Hans Olav Laegreid Tel: + 47 41 55 04 04 / +47 90 20 25 72 mail@rauhelleren.no, www.rauhelleren.no Season (2017): 18.03.-17.04 (winter) and 01.07.-02.09. (summer) Capacity: 17 Rooms - 56 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 60

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

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. Possibility for taking part in milking and production of cheese and butter in summer season. Est. rack rate 2017 incl. full board: From NOK 900 (price for members of Norwegian travel assosciation DNT).

Situated at the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, close to the Vøringsfossen waterfall and 20 km from Eidfjord centre. 8 well equipment 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. Est. prices 2017: Cabins from NOK 450-1600, tents/caravans from NOK 150-250.

Photo: Garen Camping GAREN GAARD & HYTTESENTER Map.ref E 12 N-5785 Vøringsfoss Manager: Mr. Kjell Ove Tveit Tel: + 47 53 66 57 21 / +47 91 18 74 53 garen@voringfoss.com, www.voringfoss.com Season (2017): Easter-October Capacity: 7 Cabins - 35 Beds

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 on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, 3 km from the Vøringsfossen waterfall. 7 well-equipped cabins with shower/WC and dishwasher. Activities summer: Hiking, fishing, hunting, 20 km to the fjord, golf driving range 300m. Activities winter: Skiing, slalom slope 3 km, Flood light trails from the cabins. Est. prices 2017: From NOK 900 per night.

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 2017: Cabins from NOK 1450 per night, Apartments from NOK 800-1800 per night, Tents/caravans from NOK 60 to 250 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 (2017): 01.05-25.09

Located between the fjord and the Vøringsfossen waterfall. Cabins with hot/cold water and shower cabinets, toilets in service building. 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 2017: Cabins from NOK 470-1130, tents/caravans from NOK 230.


Kayaking with FlatEarth Adventures in Eidfjord Photo: FlatEarth Adventures

www.hardangerfjord.com

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JONDAL Major attractions and activities The glacier Folgefonna and Folgefonna National Park Glacier hikes with Folgefonni Glacier Team Rental kayaks from Juklafjord FONNA Glacier Ski Resort Glacier and fjord adventures in one day The beautiful hamlet Herand Bicycle tourism in Hardanger

Glacier hike on Folgefonna glacier with Folgefonni Glacier Team. Photo: Folgefonni Glacier Team


Map.ref Folgefonna G 7 www.visitjondal.no post@visitjondal.no Tel: + 47 53 66 85 31

Folgefonna National Park

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

Season: 01.06-01.09

Photo: Désiré Weststrate

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

Photo: Folgefonni Glacier Team, Désiré Weststrate

Season (2017): 01.05-30.09, groups on request all year Capacity: Groups up to 200 pax Prices (2017): Guided glacier hike from NOK 750. Private glacier guide NOK 6500. Tour operator and group prices on request. Map.ref Samlen E 7 kulturgalleriet@gmail.com Tel: + 47 92 20 46 07 Season (2017): Groups on request Capacity: Accommodation 20 pax Catering 75 pax Prices (2017): Groups on request

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 Holmaskjær, historical tourist route over the Folgefonna glacier, 2 days. Tailor made tours and events for groups.

Hardanger Kulturgalleri

Modern gallery and wood workshop in old farm buildings at Mælen, founded by the artist Arne Bakke Mælen. Can be booked for groups on request, catering for 15-75 pax available, accommodation for 18-20 persons in rooms with simple standard.

Photo: Per Martin Nordli

Map.ref Herand E 7 www.herandlandskapspark.no post@visitjondal.no Tel: + 47 91 38 73 39 Season (2017): 01.07-07.08, 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.

Photo: 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 (2017): NOK 1870 (incl. VAT) per hour/from Jondal, additional costs for pick-up from other places in Hardanger Photo: 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 (2017): 10.06-01.09., for groups on request all year Capacity: 50

Photo: Jan Ove Svaasand

www.hardangerfjord.com

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FONNA Glacier Ski Resort

Map.ref Folgefonna G 7 www.visitfonna.no/en/ post@visitfonna.no Tel. +47 90 08 82 78 Season (2017): 29.04-03.0 Capacity: unlimited, pre-booking not necessary Prices (2017): from NOK 320/Adult

Summer ski centre on the Folgefonna glacier. Alpine skiing for the whole family, freestyle park and cross country tracks. Possibilities for snowshoe hiking. Ski/snowshoe rental 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.

Photo: visitfonna.no

Map.ref Herand E 7 www.sykkelihardanger.no www.sykkelihardanger.no kontakt@sykkelihardanger.no Tel: + 47 97 16 47 00

Bicycle tourism in Hardanger

Offers rental bikes that will be delivered and collected according to the agreed plan for the clients. Several different route options.

Season: 01.05-31.08 Capacity: 30 Prices: on request Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway

Map.ref Herand E 7 www.herandlandskapspark.no post@visitjondal.no Tel: + 47 53 66 85 31 Capacity: unlimited Prices: Free entrance

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.

Photo: Hege Lysholm/Statens vegvesen

Viketunet

Map.ref Jondal F 6 www.visitjondal.no post@visitjondal.no Tel: + 47 53 66 85 31

Old Bailiff’s Farm with 7 buildings dating from the 1600-1700s, original interior giving authentic impressions.

Season: Groups on request all year

Photo: Jan Ove Svåsand, www.svaasand.com

Hikes

www.visitjondal.no post@visitjondal.no Tel: + 47 53 66 85 31

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.

Samlen. Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway

CAFÉ AND RESTAURANTS Juklafjord Jondal

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Café

Tel. +47 95 11 77 92 www.visitjondal.no

Meieriet Herand

restaurant

Tel. +47 97 16 47 00 www.kramsjo.no


HARDANGER FJORD LODGE Map. ref F 6 Gamle Sætveitvegen 1, N-5627 Jondal Manager: Mr. Wille Lindberg and Ms. My Emevi Tel: + 46 70 38 36 34 3 info@hardangerfjordlodge.com www.hardangerfjordlodge.com Season: 01.01.-31.12.

ACCOMMODATION

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING Guesthouse by the fjord in Jondal. Dinner and breakfast included. Folgefonna glacier and summer ski centre nearby. Est. prices 2017: Rooms from NOK 1900.

Capacity: 7 Rooms - 15 Beds Photo: Hardanger Fjord Lodge

KRAMSJØ Map. ref E 7 N-5628 Herand Manager: Mr. Trym Klingenberg Tel: + 47 97 16 47 00 trym@kramsjo.no, www.kramsjo.no Season: May-September

Accommodation in a 19th century atmosphere. 13 rooms in 3 different historic buildings – the main building, the boathouse and the dairy. Catering upon request. Priority for groups between 10-30 persons. Kramsjø also offers a wide range of activities. Italian style restaurant Meieriet nearby. Est. prices 2017: Rooms from NOK 500.

Capacity: 13 Rooms - 31 Beds

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 (2017): 01.04-31.10

Located in Herand with fjord view. Boat and fjord kayak for rental. Summer skiing and glacier hiking on Folgefonna nearby. Est. prices 2017: Holiday house from NOK 800 per night, Apartments from NOK 500-750 per night.

Capacity: 1 Holiday house - 3 Apartments - 20 Beds

BRATTABØ OVERNATTING Map. ref F 7 N-5627 Jondal Manager: Ms. Hildegunn Brattabø Tel: + 47 53 66 80 42/ + 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

Est. prices 2017: NOK 1500 for group up to 10 pax. If more than 10 pax NOK 150 per pax/night. Photo: Hege Hisdal

VASSEL GÅRD Map. ref F 7 N-5628 Herand Manager: Ms. Aud Berit Garnes Tel: + 47 97 95 94 18 info@vasselgard.com, www.vasselgard.com Season (2017): May-October Capacity: 8 Cabins - 2 Apartments - 39 Beds - 10 pitches for tents

Cabins, apartments and campground in a small quiet town near Jondal. Herand Landscape park, Herand kulturhistorisk Senter and the glacier Folgefonna near by. 1.5km to Herand harbour and the Hardangerfjord. Est. prices 2017: Cabins from NOK 650/950, Apartements from NOK 700-1100.

Photo: Vassel Gård

Kayaking in Jondal Photo: CH/Innovation Norway

www.hardangerfjord.com

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KVAM Major attractions and activities Steinsdalsfossen waterfall (walk behind) Hardanger Maritime Museum Hardanger Akvasenter, salmon farm visitor centre Steinstø Frukt- og Kakebu (cafe and fruit farm visit) Kabuso Art Centre, Øystese Hardangerfjord sightseeing starts in Norheimsund Bjørketeigen Gard Major hotels Hardangerfjord Hotel, Øystese Thon Hotel Sandven

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


Photo: RHF

Photo: Nils Kjetil Torvik

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

Steinsdalsfossen waterfall

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

Hardanger Maritime Museum

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 and under the waterfall. Along National Tourist Route Season: 01.01-31.12, trail behind the water- Hardanger. Tourist information. fall can be closed when icy conitions Capacity: unlimited Prices: Free entrance

Season (2017): 02.05-31.08, groups on request all year Capacity: Groups up to 200 pax Prices (2017): NOK 90/Adult, NOK 80 per pax in group (min. 15 pax) Map. ref Steinstø E 7 www.akvasenter.no post@akvasenter.no Tel: + 47 56 55 55 40

Photo: Hardanger Akvasenter

Season (2017): 13.06-28.08, groups on request all year Capacity: 50 pax Prices (2017): NOK 100 per pax, group rates on request. Map. ref Steinstø E 7 www.steinsto.no post@steinsto-fruktgard.no Tel: + 47 99 69 15 27 / +47 92 25 26 37

Photo: Steinstø Frukt og Kakebu

Season: 01.01-31.12 for groups on request. Max capacity: 3 busses (135 pax) Prices (2017): Different offers, from NOK 105 per pax. Tailored prices on request. Map. ref Øystese E 6 www.kabuso.no, www. hardangerskyspace.no post@kabuso.no Tel: + 47 47 47 99 87

Photo: Helge Skodvin

Photo: Kjelda Massasje & Yoga

Season: 01.01.-31.12 Capacity: Concert hall 150 Restaurant seating capacity 70 Hardanger Skyspace 18 Prices (2017): From NOK 80 per pax

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 challenging own skills. Traditional rowing boats for rent, with instructor if requested. Café and museum shop.

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.

Steinstø Fruktgard / 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 on request all year round.

The Art Centre Kabuso, Ingebrigt Vik Museum and Hardanger Skyspace

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, works by one of Norway’s finest sculptors. Café with homemade cakes and light dishes, sculpture park and museum shop. Good facilities.

Map. ref Norheimsund E 6 www.kjelda.net devika@kjelda.net Tel: + 47 45 61 09 98 Season: 01.01.-31.12, groups on request Capacity: Groups up to 25 pax per teacher Prices (2017): On request

Kjelda Massasje & Yoga

Map. ref Norheimsund E 6 anneliseboye@gmail.com Tel: + 47 48 13 34 22

Bjørketeigen Farm

Season: Groups on request all year Capacity: Seats 30 pax Prices (2017): On request

Offering yoga lessons in nature anywhere in Hardanger, or in the Studio in Norheimsund. Professional pilates- and yoga teacher/bodyworker, customised events. Holistic approach, breath awareness, core strength, mindfulness and online cleanse. Also offering deep tissue massages and individual body awareness sessions.

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.

Photo: Bjørketeigen Gard

www.hardangerfjord.com

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Gullfiskvatnet

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

You can feed “goldfish” here! The goldfish in question are Ide, released into Skårsvatnet in 1914. Good picnic and bathing area.

Capacity: unlimited Free entrance Photo: Magnus Hisdal

Map. ref Øystese E 6 www.hardangerhiking.no hardanger.hiking@gmail.com Tel: + 47 90 12 62 70 Season (2017): 28.06.-20.08., groups on request all year

Photo: Hardanger Hiking

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.

Capacity: groups up to 15 pax Prices (2017): From NOK 200 per pax

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

Torefjell. Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik,/Fjord Norway

Hikes

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.

CAFÉ AND RESTAURANTS Hardanger fartøyvernsenter Norheimsund

Café

Tel. +47 47 47 98 39 www.fartoyvern.no

Hardangerfjord Hotel Øystese

Restaurant

Tel. +47 56 55 63 00 www.hardangerfjord-hotell.no

Kunsthuset Kabuso Øystese

Café

Tel. +47 56 55 39 00 www.kabuso.no

Thon Hotel Sandven Norheimsund

Restaurant

Tel. Tel. +47 56 55 20 88 www.thonhotels.no/sandven

Steinstø Frukt- og Kakebu Steinstø

Café

Tel. +47 99 69 15 27 www.steinsto.no

Bjørketeigen Farm Norheimsund

Farm Café

Tel. +47 48 13 34 22

A walk behind Steinsdalsfossen waterfall, Norheimsund Photo: Bjørn Andresen, Statens Vegvesen

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HARDANGERFJORD HOTEL Map. ref E 6 Postboks 133, N-5604 Øystese Manager: Mr. Terje Kleveland Tel: +47 56 55 63 00 hardangerfjord@bhghardanger.no, www.hardangerfjord-hotell.no Season: 02.01-20.12

ACCOMMODATION

HOTELS/ GUEST HOUSES/ HOSTELS/ B&B Located in the centre of Øystese, along route 7. Large garden overlooking the fjord, spacious dining room with fjord view, indoor swimmingpool. Full service conference hotel. Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1100, double room from NOK 1500. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 87 Rooms - 170 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 170, Banqueting hall 200 MICE: Conferanse rooms 115, Banqueting hall 200

THON HOTEL SANDVEN Map. ref E 6 Kaien 28, N-5600 Norheimsund Manager: Mr. Arnstein Birkeland Tel: +47 56 55 20 88 sandven@thonhotels.no, www.thonhotels.no/sandven Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 102 Rooms - 227 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 90-160 MICE: Conferanse rooms: 4-200

Beautifully located by the Hardangerfjord, overlooking the Folgefonna Glacier. Historical hotel built in 1857, became part of the Thon Hotel chainand 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 Fartøyvernsenter and Steinsdalsfossen, perfect base for day trips to Bergen and Folgefonna Glacier. Daily fjordcruise from Norheimsund to Eidfjord from May to September. Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1295, double/twin room from NOK 1595. Group rates on request.

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING 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

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 2017: From NOK 4600 per week.

Capacity: 5 Cabins - 22 Beds

Photo: Klaus Mayer

KVAMSETER LODGE Map ref E 5 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

Est. prices 2017: from NOK 350 per pax/bed, from NOK 1490 per apartment/4pax. Prices for high-end lodge on request. Photo: Hege Hisdal

A HARDANGER NIGHT BY THE FJORD Map ref. E 6 N-5610 Øystese Manager: AK and Kristin Glück-Teigland Tel: + 47 91 39 45 06 kristin@bygdagnist.no Season: May - October

Accommodation in a restored loft, on a farm from 1800, part of Kvam Folk Musuem. One room with authentic interior, private bathroom in seperate building. Est. prices 2017: From NOK 1550.

Capacity: Room 1 - Beds 1 double bed Photo: Bygdagnist

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 2017: NOK 2000 per house per weekend, NOK 4500 - 7500 per house per week.

www.hardangerfjord.com

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ACCOMMODATION

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

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 fireplace. 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. Est. prices 2017: Holiday Houses from NOK 1010, cabins from NOK 750, tents/caravans from NOK 150/190.

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

Old logcabin 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. Est. prices 2017: From NOK 500 per night.

Capacity: 1 House - 6 Beds

MO GARDSFERIE Map ref. E 6 Sjusetevegen 145, N-5610 Øystese Manager: Ms. Norunn og Mr. Per Rykken Tel: + 47 41 10 48 84 / 97 01 85 64 prsbonde@online.no, www.mogardsferie.no Season: 01.01-31.12

Farm holidays on a diary farm 1 km from Øystese centre, 80 km from Bergen. 2 holiday houses, one with two apartments (10 beds in total), one with 5 beds. Both houses are fully equipped. Agrarian surroundings, 10 minutes walk to the fjord. Excellent base for hiking. Est. prices 2017: From NOK 600.

Capacity: 2 Houses - 1 Apartment - 15 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

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

Photo: Mo Gardsferie

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 2017: 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.

Friendly, family run cabin resort in peaceful surroundings by the fjord, 50 m to pebble stone beach. Veranda with fjord view, free rowing boats, bicycles for rent, big lawn with playground. All cabins with bathroom, Tv, WiFi. Est. prices 2017: Cabins NOK 700 - 1450.

Capacity: 7 Cabins - 29 Beds

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

Refurbished boathouse between Øystese (5km) and Fyksesund. High standard. 3 bedrooms, 8 beds. Est. prices 2017: From NOK 1200.

Capacity: 1 Cabin - 8 Beds

SJUSETER HYTTER Map ref. E 6 N-5610 Øystese Manager: Mr. Jan Tjosås Tel: + 47 56 55 60 97 / 92 01 89 12 jtjosaas@online.no, www.sjuseter.no Season: 01.01- 31.12 Capacity: 2 Cabins - 12 Beds

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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 2017: Cabins from NOK 1000 per night, NOK 6000 per week.


ACCOMMODATION

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 2017: 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

Holidayhouse (refurbished old farm house) on a farm in peaceful surroundings, 2,5km from Øystese. 3 bedrooms. Est. prices 2017: From NOK 900 per night.

Capacity: 1 Holiday house - 7 Beds

Photo: Vetlemyrane

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 k-vaage@online.no, www.vaagenhytte.no Season: 01.01-31.12

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, rental boat and 2 kayaks available. Good hiking options, bike lane along the fjord.

Capacity: 2 Holiday House - 1 Apartment - 1 Cabin - 35 Beds

Est. prices 2017: Holiday house min. 3 nights from NOK 4200 for 4 people, NOK 1400 per night. Apartment from NOK 700 per night, 1 week from NOK 4500 for 3 people. NOK 50 per person per night in addition. Cabin minimum 3 nights NOK 3600 up to 5 people each night 1200. Photo: Lars Arvid Oma

HHardanger Skyspace by James Turrell

Photo: Helge Skodvin www.hardangerfjord.com 27


ODDA Major attractions and activities Norwegian Museum of Hydro Power and Industry (NVIM) Låtefoss waterfall Røldal stave church Outdoor adventures with Trolltunga Active, via ferrata climbing, guided hikes, RIB boat Fjord Safari Buerdalen hiking trail Trolltunga Røldal ski resort (winter) Major hotels Hardanger Hotel, Odda Hordatun Hotel, Røldal Tyssedal Hotel Trolltunga Hotel, Odda

Tysso Via Ferrata, Trolltunga Active. Photo: visitnorway.com-Chris Lorang Arnesen


Map. ref Skjeggedal H 8 www. visitodda.com turistkontor@odda.kommune.no Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77 Season: 15.06-15.09 Photo: Harald Hognerud

Map. ref Tyssedal H 8 www.trolltunga-active.com mail@trolltunga-active.com Tel: + 47 90 82 45 72 Season (2017): 05.03.-01.11. Capacity: Groups up to 200 pax per day Prices (2017): see below

Foto: Scott Sporleder/Matador Network/fjordnorway.com

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

Photo: Hardanger Opplevelse

Trolltunga Active

Offering outdoor adventures in Odda and Tyssedal. In season daily activities for FIT, online booking. Tailored arrangement for groups and VIP. Himmelstigen (‘the ladder to heaven’) to Trolltunga: Combined bicycling, via ferrata climbing and hiking trip toTrolltunga, 10-12 hours. Season: 01.06.-15.10. - Capacity: 40 - Prices: NOK 1100 per pax Classic Trolltunga: Guided hike to Trolltunga, 10-12 hours. Season: 28.05.-15.10. - Capacity: 40 - Prices: NOK 900 per pax Tysso Via Ferrata – in the footsteps of the navvy: A climb along the pipelines near the Norwegian Museum of Hydro Power and Industry, 4-6 hours. Season: 04.03.-15.10. - Capacity: 40 - Prices: NOK 850 per pax Trolltunga Zippen: Zip-line, 4-5 hours. Season: 13.05.-15.10. Capacity: 30 - Prices: NOK 1000 per pax Trolltunga winter tour: Ski or snowshoe hike to Trolltunga, 10-12 hours. Season: 04.03.-27.05. - Capacity: 40 - Prices: NOK 1100 per pax Trolltunga sunset/sunrise: Staying the night at Trolltunga in tent. Season: 13.05.-15.10. - Capacity: 16 - Prices: NOK 2900 per pax RIB boat Fjord safari: Fjord safari including farm visit. Season: 01.06.-15.10. - Capacity: 12 - Prices: NOK 1400 per pax

Hardanger Opplevelse

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

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

The Norwegian Museum of Hydro Power and Industry

Season: 01.01.-31.12 Capacity: Groups up to 50 pax per guide Prices (2017): NOK 60/Adult (+NOK 500 per hour/guide outside normal opening hours)

Open smithy in Odda: Largest industrial smithy in Scandinavia. Guided tours and crafts exhibition. Season: 17.06-12.08. - Capacity: groups up to 20 pax - Prices NOK 50 per pax. Workers’ homes in Folgefonngata, Odda: Tours of the workers homes furnished as they were in 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1950. Film. Season: summer, groups on request - Capacity: 15 pax per guide Prices: NOK 50 per pax (15% discount for tour operators on bookings over NOK 1000).

Map. ref Tyssedal H 8 (The Norwegian Museum of Hydro www.nvim.no post@nvim.no Tel: + 47 53 65 00 50

Lilletopp

Season (2017): 17.06-12.08, groups on request all year Capacity: Groups up to 20 pax per guide Prices (2017): NOK 60/Adult (+NOK 500 per hour/guide outside normal opening hours) Map. ref. Odda H 8 www.trolltunga-tourism.com info@trolltunga-tourism.com Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77

Photo: Trolltunga Tourism

Hiking trail from Skjeggedal (7 km from Tyssedal) to Trolltunga, demanding full-day hike in high-mountain area, 10-12 hour walk. Height difference around 900 metres. Hikers must be good 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

Season: 01.01-31.12, groups on request Capacity: groups up to 200 pax Prices (2017): from NOK 450 per pax (min. 15 pax or min. NOK 7000)

Photo: Norsk Vasskraft- og Industristadmuseum

Photo: Harald Hognerud

Trolltunga

Monumental power station by the fjord from 1906. Museum with guided tours, films and exhibits. Museum shop and café. Tailored programs for groups, meeting facilities.

Hiking trail (25-45 minutes) behind the Norwegian Museum of Hydro Power and Industry (NVIM). Hike to guards house in the mountain side, showing the distribution dam, the dry tunnels and the start of the penstocks. Guided tours for groups on request, suitable for families.

Trolltunga Tourism

Offers guided town walks and tailored tours in Odda and surrounding areas for groups on request. Also offering rental of waterproof hiking equipment and boots.

Season: Mid-June - Start-September Capacity: Groups up to 50 pax Prices (2017): On request www.hardangerfjord.com

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Map. ref Røldal K 9 www.visitodda.com turistkontor@odda.kommune.no Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77

Photo: Gunn Gravdal Elton

Season (2017): 17.06.-13.08, groups on request Prices (2017): NOK 50/Adult, NOK 30 per pax in group, Child under 15 years free. Map. ref Buerdalen I 8 www. visitodda.com turistkontor@odda.kommune.no Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77

Photo: Hardanger Opplevelse

Built in the 13 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 in summer season.

Buerdalen and Buer glacier

Buer 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

Season: Early June - End-October Capacity: unlimited, road from Odda Camping to Buer not suitable for busses and camper vans Prices: Free entrance Map. ref Låtefoss J 8 www.visitodda.com turistkontor@odda.kommune.no Tel: + 47 48 07 07 77

Photo: Johan Berge

Røldal stave church

Låtefoss waterfall

The twin falls of Låtefoss were already a popular tourist attraction back in the 1800s. The falls drop 165 m, easily accessible from 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. Photo: Yngve Vestrheim

Hikes

In Odda and Røldal there is an abundance of hikes to choose from. Some examples: - Rossnos. The highest peak around the town of Odda. The cairn on 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 terrain. The peak is 896 masl. Nice view of Røldal from the top. 5 hours return hike, 400 meters ascent.

Røldal ski resort

Map. ref Røldal K 9 www.roldal.com post@roldal.com Tel: + 47 53 65 48 00

Snow rich ski resort in Røldal. Powder snow and excellent off-piste and freeride terrain. 7 lifts (2 chair lifts, 5 T-bar lifts), 620 meters height difference, 15 kilometres of groomed slopes. Children friendly ski resort. Season (on average) from November to the second weekend in May.

Season: 01.12-01.05 Photo: Røldal ski resort

CAFÉ AND RESTAURANTS Tyssedal Hotel Tyssedal

Restaurant

Tel. +47 53 64 00 00 www.tyssedalhotel.no

Hordatun Hotel Røldal

Restaurant

Tel. +47 93 45 02 93 www.hordatun.no

Trolltunga Hotel Odda

Restaurant

Tel. +47 40 00 44 86 www.trolltungahotel.no

Smeltehuset

Restaurant/Café

Tel. +47 45 90 88 33 www.pizzatime.no

Hardanger Hotel Odda

Breakfast restaurant

Tel. +47 53 64 64 64 www.hardangerhotel.no

Vertshuset

Pizza restaurant

Tel. +47 45 96 38 38 www.pizzatime.no

HOTELS/ GUEST HOUSES/ HOSTELS/ B&B

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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 center 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. Est. prices 2017: apartments from NOK 1390, rooms from NOK 400 per pax

Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: standard single room NOK 1230, standard double room NOK 1420. Group rates on request.


Capacity: 98 Rooms (62 rooms / 36 apartments) - 420 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 75 MICE: Conferanse rooms, 1 separate building (old restored house ) 60 pers, and 2 multi-rooms in the hotel building. RØLDALSTERRASSEN Map ref. K 9 N-5760 RØLDAL Manager: Mr. Christian Nilsen Tel: + 47 95 85 05 00 post@roldal-booking.no, www.roldalsterrassen.no Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: 60 Apartments - 2 Cabins - 300 Beds

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, indoor parking, after-ski bar during winter season. Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1250-1450, double room from NOK 1450-1650. 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.-25.04. and vacation periods (February & March) rack rates are higher than the stated estimates. 60 modern, well equipped apartments with balcony, varying from 2-12 beds. Bars and restaurant serving local and international food in the main building. Røldal ski centre just on the doorstep. Good hiking possibilities in summer season. Est. prices 2017: Apartments with one bedroom NOK 1200, apartment with 3 bedrooms and loft for up to 8 people NOK 1900. End wash and bed linen included, breakfast and dinner available in the restaurant. Discount for tour operators.

TYSSEDAL HOTEL Map. ref H 8 N-5750 Odda Manager: Mr Sebastian Garstecki 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.

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 familyrooms (up to 5 pax). Restaurant serving brakfast, lunch and dinner inside and on new solterrace.

TROLLTUNGA HOTEL Map. ref H 8 Vasstun 1, N- 5750 Odda Tel: + 47 40 00 44 86 mail@trolltungahotel.no, www.trolltungahotel.no Season: 01.01-31.12

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

Capacity: 42 Rooms - 87 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 110 MICE: small groups

Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: double room from NOK 1100. Beds in dormitory rooms NOK 450 (excl. breakfast). Group rates on request.

TROLLTUNGA STUDIOS Map. ref H 8 N- 5750 Odda Tel: + 47 46 30 05 00 trolltungastudios@gmail.com, www.trolltungastuidos.com Season: 15.05-30.09

ACCOMMODATION

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

Est. prices 2017: rooms from NOK 1200-2990.

Studios in different sizes, twin-, double-, family- and king size studios. All stuidos have small, well equipped kitchens and private bathrooms. Est. prices 2017: From NOK 400 per bed. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 14 Studios 6 Rooms - 60 Beds

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 - 9 Rooms/21 Beds - 65 pitches for tents/caravans - 35 electricity outlets ODDA MOBILE HOME PARKING By the harbour in central Odda. Sanitary outlet, water supply. Season: 01.01-31.12 Est. prices 2017: NOK 200 incl. electricity.

Sitauted 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. Cabins with bathrooms (shower/WC), electricity, cooking facilities. 4 - 5 beds in each cabin, space for 1 extra bed. 9 Double/Triple Rooms, shared bathrooms and cooking/washing facilities. Canoes and bikes for rent, NOK 150 per pax. Sports ground close by. Est. prices 2017: Cabins from NOK 1290, rooms from NOK 590, small tent (2 pax) from NOK 200, campers from NOK 250, caravans from NOK 300.

HILDAL CAMPING Map. Ref I 8 Hildal, N-5750 Odda Tel: + 47 53 64 50 36 Manager: 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- 13 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. Trolltunga-Preikestol express bus stops nearby.

Est. prices 2017: Cabins from NOK 350, Caravans from NOK 200, Tents from NOK 170. Photo: Harald Refseth

Est. prices 2017: From NOK 800 per night plus NOK 400 per stay for cleaning.

Photo: Stana Gard

www.hardangerfjord.com

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ULLENSVANG Major attractions and activities Hardanger Folk Museum, Utne Agatunet open air museum Husedalen hiking trail HM Queen Sonja’s panoramic hiking trail Mikkelparken amusement park for kids (1-10) Hardangerbridge Major hotels Hotel Ullensvang, Lofthus Kinsarvik Fjord Hotel Utne Hotel

One of the most beautiful hikes in Norway. Husedalen valley with 4 waterfalls Photo: Hege Grane Hisdal


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 (2017): NOK 90/Adult, NOK 80 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.

Photo: Hardanger Folk Museum

Map. ref Aga F 8 www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no post@hvm.museum.no Tel: + 47 47 47 99 02 / +47 47 47 98 84 Season: 02.05-31.08, groups on request all year Capacity: 45 in each group Prices (2017): NOK 90/Adults, NOK 80 per pax in group (min. 15 pax)

Agatunet Authentic listed hamlet with 30 buildings from the Middle Ages to present-day. Unique courtroom built by the knight and lawmaker Sigurd Brynjulvson Aga around year 1250. 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.

Photo: Agatunet

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

Biking: Along the National Tourist Route. Utne-Herand

Map. ref Jåstad E 8 www.ciderspace.no post@ciderspace.no Tel: + 47 41 50 23 11 / +47 92 42 29 23

Hardanger Cideri

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.

Photo: Magnus Hisdal

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.

Photo: Kåre Grønsnes

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. For rental bikes, see www.sykkelihardanger.no.

Photo: 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

Photo: Hardanger Cideri

www.hardangerfjord.com

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Hikes 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.

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

Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway

Mikkelparken

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

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 (2017): 24.06-154.08 Capacity: 1500 Prices (2017): From NOK 229 per pax

Photo: Helge Skodvin

Skredhaugen

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.

Map. ref Lofthus E 9 www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no post@hvm.museum.no Tel: + 47 47 47 98 84 Season (2017): 25.06-13.08, groups on request Capacity: 45 in each group Prices (2017): NOK 90/Adults, NOK 80 per pax in group (min. 15 pax)

Churches in Ullensvang

Utne Church, map. ref Utne D 8. Wooden church built in 1895 Ullensvang Church, map. ref Lofthus F 9. Stone church from around 1250. Kinsarvik church, map. ref Kinsarvik E 9. One of the oldest stone churches in Norway, built around 1160. The oldest church in Hardanger.

www.visitullensvang.no turistinfo@kinsarvik.net Tel: + 47 53 66 31 12 Season: For groups on request 24.05-14.08

CAFÉ AND RESTAURANTS Hardangertun Hytter & Familiepark Café Kinsarvik

Tel. +47 53 67 13 13 www.hardangertun.no

Hotel Ullensvang Lofthus

Restaurant

Tel. +47 53 67 00 00 www.hotel-ullensvang.no

First Hotel Kinsarvik Kinsarvik

Restaurant

Tel. +47 53 66 74 00 www.firsthotels.no

Utne Hotel Utne

Restaurant

Tel. +47 53 66 64 00 www.utnehotel.no

Ullensvang Gjestheim Lofthus

Restaurant

Tel. +47 53 66 12 36 www.ullensvang-gjesteheim.no

Hardanger Folk Museum Utne

Café

Tel. +47 47 47 98 84 www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no

Hotel Ullensvang Photo: Gunn Gravdal Elton

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HOTEL ULLENSVANG Map. ref E 9 N-5787 Lofthus Manager: 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 - 400 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: Buffet restaurant: 460 / A la carte restaurant: 43 MICE: Conference rooms: 2-400 persons / Banqueting hall: 350 / Private Dining room: 80 / Exhibition & Concerts: 1.150m2 - 800 persons

ACCOMMODATION

HOTELS/ GUEST HOUSES/ HOSTELS/ B&B First class resort style hotel established in 1846, run by the 5th generation of the Utne family. Modern hotel with historical charm (member of Historic Hotels in Norway). Excellent 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. Est. rack rate 2018 incl. breakfast: double room: from NOK 2380, DSU: NOK 1570. Group rates on request. Travel agents: 10% commission (on accommodation) Photo: Niels Johansen

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. Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1520, double room from NOK 1930. Group rates on request.

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

HARDANGER HOSTEL B&B Map. ref F 9 N- 5781 Lofthus Manager: Mr. Trond Instebø Tel: + 47 53 67 14 00 / +47 45 61 23 79 post@hardangerhostel.no, www.hardangerhostel.no Season (2017): 15.06-14.08

Bed and breakfast hostel in quiet surroundings. Nearby HM Queen´s Panoramic Hiking Trail, Munketreppene, Trolltunga Est. prices 2017 incl. breakfast: twin room/private bath from NOK 950, twin room/shared bath from NOK 850, budget rom from NOK 650

Capacity: 40 Rooms - 80 Beds MICE: 80 pax, conference room

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.-25.09. 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 2017 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

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: March/April – October

Centrally located in Kinsarvik with a view over the Hardangerfjord. Husedalen valley nearby. 68 rooms, including 8 deluxe 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, banquet seats 160 persons in a theatre style layout, 4 seminar rooms.

Capacity: 68 Rooms - 150 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 100 MICE: up to 100 pax

Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1150, double room from NOK 1550. Group rates on request.

Photo: First Hotel Kinsarvik

www.hardangerfjord.com

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ACCOMMODATION

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING HARDANGER HARMONY FJORD HOUSES Map ref. F 8 Indre Bleie, N- 5776 Nå Manager: Arnhild Bleie Tel: + 47 91 17 97 95 abbl@online.no, www.visithardanger.info Season: 01.01.-31.12.

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.

Capacity: 4 Holiday houses - 26 Beds

Est. prices 2017: On request.

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

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 2017: Cabins from NOK 400, tents/caravans from NOK 200.

Capacity: 6 Cabins - 22 Beds - 20 spaces for tents/caravans

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

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. Est. prices 2017: Cabins from NOK 450, tents/caravans from NOK 210.

Capacity: 4 Cabins - 14 Beds - 40 pitches for tents/caravans

MIKKELPARKEN FERIETUN Map ref. E 9 N- 5780 Kinsarvik Manager: Mr. Dag Instanes Tel: + 47 53 67 13 13 Fax: 53 67 13 14 info@hardangetun.no, www.hardangertun.no info@mikkelparkenferietun.no www.mikkelparkenferietun.no Season: 01.01-31.12

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. Infinity 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. Est. prices 2017: Cabins: from NOK 1295

Capacity: 8 Superior aparments 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.

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 61 m² (type 5) 8 persons, 54 m² (type 4) 6 persons, 52 m² (type 3) 6 persons, 44 m² (type 2) 6 personsn and 16 m² (type 1) 4 persons. Walking distance to Kinsarvik centre, family park Mikkelparken and hiking trails. Est. prices 2017: Cabins from NOK 595-2295.

Capacity: 24 Cabins - 132 Beds

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

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. Est. prices 2017: Cabins from NOK 420/470, rooms from NOK 350, apartments NOK 650/700, tent/caravans from NOK 160, electricity NOK 30. Photo: Hege Hisdal

“Sørfjorden” seen from Mt Oksen.

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ULVIK AND GRANVIN Major attractions and activities Fruit and cider route, visitor farms Olav H. Hauge centre B-Active Hjadlane art gallery Osa scenic mountain road Major hotels Brakanes Hotel Ulvik Hotel Hardanger Gjestehus Strand Fjordhotel

Ulvik Photo: 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 (2017): NOK 150 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.

Photo: 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 (2017): NOK 150 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.

Photo: 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 (2017): From NOK 150 per pax or min. NOK 1500

Syse Farm

A traditional West-Norwegian fruit and sheep farm. Économusée for fruit farming, farm shop with homemade fruit and meat products and cider with alcohol. Main product for groups guided tours incl. product tastings. Lunches on request, for groups from 15-80 pax. Syse Farm is a part of the Fruit and Cider Route inUlvik.

Photo: Syse Gard

Map. ref Ulvik C 10 www.haugesenteret.no geir@haugesenteret.no Tel. + 47 56 52 70 70

Photo: Olav H. Haugesenteret

Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: Groups up to 25 pax Prices (2017): 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

Foto: Kristoffer Fürstenberg

Season: 01.06-31.08, groups on request all year Capacity: Groups up to 100 pax Prices (2017): Different offers, on request 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 (2017): NOK 50 per pax in group.

The Olav H. Hauge centre

Poetry Centre centrally 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, rowing boats and sail boat hire. Historical hikes into old water tunnels, courses and workshops related to nature, stone age or bush craft skills. Guided hikes, guided bus tours and indoor archery. Simple catering for groups up to 50 persons in the B-Active café or on the Fjord terrace. Activities outside the season available on request.

Hjadlane Galleri

A privately owned gallery that features figurative 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.

Photo: RHF

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 (2017): On request

Ulvik folklore

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

Photo: Anne Marie Øydvin

www.hardangerfjord.com

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Kjerland Gardsbutikk

Map ref. Granvin C 9 Tel: + 47 56 52 54 36 Season: All year, closed Sundays

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

Photo: Olav Seim

Map ref. Granvin C 9 www.hardangerogvossmuseum.no postmottak@granvin.kommune.no Tel: + 47 56 52 40 00 Season: 01.07-31.07, groups on request all year Capacity: 50 Prices (2017): NOK 90/Adult, NOK 80 per pax in group (min. 15 pax). Map ref. Skjervsfossen C 9 www.nasjonaleturistveger.no

Photo: Østengen&Bergo

Season: 01.01-31.12 Capacity: unlimited Prices: Free entrance

Øydve Gardsturisme

Traditional western Norwegian farm with animals and orchards. Guided farm tours, product tastings and coffee/tea & cake in “Besto si stove” (Granma’s living room). Homemade delicacies for sale. Groups served on request.

Map. ref Ulvik C 10 www.oydvin-gard.no anne.marie.oydvin@gmail.com Tel: + 47 95 99 36 15 Season: 01.01.-31.12. Capacity: 25 Prices (2017): On request

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 National Tourist Routes.

Hikes in Granvin

Tel: + 47 56 52 40 00

Map. ref Ulvik C 10 www.siderruta.no Tel: + 47 41 64 99 06 Season: Groups on request all year

Skjervsfossen waterfall

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.

Photo: B-Nature

A collaboration between Hardanger Saft- og Siderfabrikk, Syse Farm and Ulvik Frukt & Cideri. Cider festival in May, fruit festival in October. All farms welcome groups on request for farm visits and sample tastings, walking distance between the farms, and every farm offers a truly unique experience. See page 39

Open air museum communicating local history. Six old buildings, the oldest from the 1700s. Collection of objects from the area, exhibition of Johan Havaa`s botanic collection, school museum in an old schoolhouse.

Hikes in Ulvik

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

Fruit and cider route

Granvin Bygdemuseum

Granvin has many fine 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.

Osa mountain

Scenic mountain area 1 250m above sea level, located between Bergensbana/Rallarvegen and Osa. The Hardangerjøkulen glacier is one of the highest peaks in the area. Open road for traffic between May and September, 20km from the centre of Ulvik. Toll road.

Map. ref Ulvik C 11 www.visitulvik.no ulvikturist@ulvik.org Tel: + 47 56 52 62 80

Hjeltnes Gartnarskule

Oldest horticultural college in Norway and the only one in Fjord Norway. Beautiful park with rare trees, old species of apples, herb garden and shrubs. Guided tours, catering and accommodation for groups.

Map. ref Ulvik C 10 www.hjeltnes.vgs.no post.hgs@hfk.no Tel: + 47 56 53 88 00

Ulvik church

From 1858. Decorated inside with rose painting by artist Lars Osa in 1923.

Map. ref Ulvik C 10 www.visitulvik.no ulvikturist@ulvik.org Tel: + 47 56 52 62 80 Groups on request

CAFÉ AND RESTAURANTS Den Grøne Kafé Ulvik

Café

Tel. 56 52 61 87 www.fjordcafe.no

Jaunsen Gjestgjevarstad Granvin

Café

Tel. 56 52 51 15 www.jaunsen.no

Brakanes Hotel Ulvik

Restaurant

Tel. 56 52 61 05 www.brakanes-hotel.no

Kvanndal Camping Kvanndal

Café

Tel. 56 52 58 80

Ulvik Hotel Ulvik

Restaurant

Tel. 56 52 62 00 www.brakanes-hotel.no

Osa Kafeen Osa

Café

Tel. 91 18 82 37

Hardanger Gjestehus Ulvik

Café

Tel. 56 52 61 70 www.hardangergjestehus.no

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

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

ULVIK HOTEL Map. ref C 10 N-5730 Ulvik Manager: Mr. Hylco Disselhorst Tel: + 47 53 66 74 00 kinsarvik@firsthotels.no Season: 01.05.-31.09.

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 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1050, double room from NOK 1900. Group rates on request.

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. Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 1050, double room from NOK 1300. Group rates on request.

Situated in the centre of Ulvik. Homely atmosphere, ideal starting point for hiking and other activities. Rebtal bikes, cayaks and more offered by B-active, Olav H. Hauge centre, fruit and cidre route and various hiking trails, all nearby. Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 950, double room from NOK 950.

Capacity: 48 Rooms - 96 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 100

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

Family run guest house with relaxing atmosphere and good loacl food. Rooms and cabins. Free WiFi. Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: double room from NOK 545 per pax. Group rates on request.

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

HARDANGER BASECAMP Map. ref Osa C 11 Tyssevikvegen, N-5730 Ulvik Manager: Mr. Robert Koesharto Tel: + 47 91 18 82 37 info@hardangerbasecamp.com www.hardangerbasecamp.com Season: 01.01-31.12

Accommodation in comfortable Mongolian Yurts situated in unique natural surroundings, including a apckage of 7 free activities. Breakfast, dinner and other meals at Osa cafĂŠ, 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. I Ideal for individuals, families and small groups.

Capacity: Beds 30

Est. rack rate 2017: On request

Photo: Hardanger Basecamp

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 1666. 3 old buildings with authentic interieur. Family run hotel with personal service and homemade local dishes. Est. rack rate 2017 incl. breakfast: single room from NOK 895, double room from NOK 1390. Group rates on request.

Capacity: 7 Rooms - 17 Beds Restaurant seating capacity: 30

www.hardangerfjord.com

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ACCOMMODATION

HOLIDAY HOUSES/ COTTAGES/ CHALETS/ CABINS/ CAMPING 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 Capacity: 2 Cabins - 8 Beds

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. Est prices 2017: On request.

KVANNDAL CAMPING Map. ref D 8 N- 5739 Granvin Manager: Mr. Eilev Beggevik Tel: + 47 95 04 80 35 kvanndal.camping@gmail.com Season: 01.03-01.11 Capacity: 10 Cabins - 4 Rooms - 70 Beds Tents, caravans, camping cars. Electricity.

Campsite and cabinslocated in a small, quiet village by the fjord. Six 6-bed cabins, one 8-bed cabin, one 12-bed cabin. Six cabins adapted to wheelchairs. WC/shower at the campsite. Internet access. Est. prices 2017: Cabins from NOK 620 (2 pax), week from 3800. Caravans/camping cars from NOK 200, tents from NOK 120, electricity NOK 40.

The newly opened Olav H. Hauge Centre in Ulvik offers unique insight into the life and work of one of Norway’s most acclaimed poets. The exhibition also conveys poetry in many forms across language boundaries. The Olav H. Hauge Centre also has a museum shop, poetry library, poetry workshop and activities for children. Exhibition texts are in both Norwegian and English. A guided tour for groups can be booked in advance. Olav H. Hauge-senteret Promenaden 7 5730 Ulvik Tlf + 47 56 52 70 70

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Museum of the year 2015

Ulvik. Photo: Reinhold Kager

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Norwegian Museum of Hydropower and Industry Tyssedal - Odda - Hardanger SjĂĽ og opplev vasskraft- og industrihistoria til vannlandet Norge i det fantastiske landskapet rundt Trolltunga. Visit us to see and learn about the hydropower- and industrial history of the waternation Norway in the breathtaking landscape around the Trolls Tongue.

All days (1-7) 10 - 17 Medio September - medio May: Tyssedal

Tysdag - fredag (2-5) 10 - 15

Tel.: 53 65 00 50 post@nvim.no www.nvim.no

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Besuchen Sie uns, sehen und erfahren Sie die Wasserkraftund Industriegeschichte des Wasserlandes Norwegen in der atemberaubenden Landschaft rund um Trolltunga.

Hardanger Gjestehus

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Open: Medio May - medio September:

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.

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

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Welcome to an extraordinary experience! • The most visited and most exciting visitor centre in Norway for nature, climate and environment. • Amazing panoramic film 'Fjords, Mountains and Waterfalls' – 20 unforgettable minutes. • State-of-the-art exhibits makes the visit a pleasure for the whole family. • By seeing, feeling, listening and exploring the visitor is active and becomes a part of the exhibits. • Hardangervidda National Park Centre. • Hardangerviddahallen – award-winning restaurant. • Souvenir shop and Tourist information. You have indeed created a world class center, something I have rarely seen so well-conceived and with so much opportunity for interaction. The design is just extraordinary. Giora Israel, Sr.Vice President Global Port and Destination Development Group Carnival Corporation & PLC

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Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord Øvre Eidfjord | Tel: +47 53 67 40 00 E-mail: post@hardangervidda.org www.hardangerviddanatursenter.no

Thon Hotel Sandven, a hotel full of charm and history, was built at the end of the 19th century as Sandven Hotel The hotel offers 102 guest rooms. The rooms located in the oldest part of the hotel are all different in appearance with their own distinctive and unique character. The newest part of the hotel consists of brand new rooms with modern interior. In our apartment section you will find one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments with kitchen facilities. These apartments are suitable for both short and longer stays and are, especially during the summer, perfect for families with children. Several of the rooms offer a view of the fjord. Thon Hotel Sandven in Norheimsund is a great starting point for exploring one of the most beautiful fjords in Norway, the Hardangerfjord. Easy access to bus and boat transportation makes it easy to participate in activities and sightseeing tours in the area. Day trips to Trolltunga, Folgefonna and Bergen are only some of the possibilities. Daily fjord cruises from Norheimsund to Eidfjord are offered during the summer season.

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Tlf. 56 55 20 88 sandven@thonhotels.no


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Photo: Terje Rakke/ Nordic Life AS/ RHF/ Fjord Norway AS

Photo: Ingvild S. Ljones

Photo: Innovasjon Norge

By the Hardangerfjord where romance, fairytales and adventure meet… Surrounded by majestic mountains and the deep blue Hardangerfjord, Brakanes and Hardangerfjord Hotel provide the perfect frame for wonderful experiences and genuine Hardanger culture. With us we would like you to eat and sleep well, taste apple cider on the farms, visit spectacular waterfalls, cycle along the fjord, visit local museums or just rest your eyes on award-winning fjord landscape. Hardangerfjord Hotel in Øystese, 1.5h from Bergen

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Brakanes Hotel in Ulvik, 2h from Bergen

BRAKANES HOTEL Ulvik T: +47 56 52 61 05 | www.brakanes-hotel.no

HARDANGERFJORD HOTEL Øystese T: +47 56 55 63 00 | www.hardangerfjord-hotell.no

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