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Best things to do in Hardangerfjord

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Natural Feature
“Walking up to Trolltunga is not for everyone. The hike back and forthn is 10-12 hours long, but for those who do it, the view and the experience is exhilirating. ”
26 locals recommend
Ski Chairlift
“The Glacier at Folgefonna can be reached by car from Jondal (45 minutes south of Vines). This is a center for summerskiing, but you can also walk by foot with guide”
11 locals recommend
“The Manor House from 1665 between fjord, glacier, mountains and waterfalls.”
15 locals recommend
“Hydropower and Industry were crucial to the shaping of Norway in the 20th Century; at the Norwegian museum of Hydropower and Industry you will hear the fascinating story of how it all began.”
8 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Glacierwalking at Buarbreen:”
12 locals recommend
“If you have time. Try this amazing tour to get an iconic photo of you on top of "the troll tounge". You must drive to Odda (2hours) and the walk is about 10-12 hours roundtrip. Remember good warm clothes, hiking shoes, water and food.”
11 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Good food and nice place. You can find also a relatively cheap pizza buffet. ”
5 locals recommend
Theme Park
“In Kinsarvik village, underneath steep mountain hills, right next to the Hardanger fjord - is The Mikkelpark. The Mikkel Park is a small family park for families with young children. You will find lots of fun activities and entertainment in the park. You will find more information at ”
13 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The waterfall, Steinsdalsfossen, in Norheimsund has a waterfall span of 50 meters. There is a pathway where you can walk behind the waterfall. You can visit this by driving to Jondal (45 minutes from Vines) and take a nice ferryride to Tørrvikbygd, then there is a ten minutes drive to the small town of Norheimsund. Here you will also find the local Vinmonopolet. ”
9 locals recommend
“This museum, located in Utne (only 9 km from Vines) has a wide collection of folk costums and the unique Hardanger violin. There is also an Open Air museum with 20 buildings showing everyday life from middle ages and up to the 20th century. ”
7 locals recommend
“Beautiful waterfall on the way to the Hardangerfjord and Odda. (50 min away)”
6 locals recommend
“Famous land mark. The walk to and from Trolltunga is approximately 8-10 hours, so be prepared for quite a long day if you don't spend one night in the area. ”
10 locals recommend
Bus Station
“I Odda, på kaien. Her henger det bussruter for nær og fjern. Her er også Sørfjorden restaurant. ”
2 locals recommend
6 locals recommend
“No wonder Trolltunga is on your bucket list. Trolltunga is the definition of a true Rockstar. Experience some of the wildest nature scenery that Norway has to offer. Our guides will enhance your hiking experience with their local knowledge, high competence and lots of good motivation. Guided hikes are offered both summer and winter. ”
10 locals recommend