Popular Accommodations in Hardangerfjord
Highlights in Hardangerfjord
- Mikkelparken amusement park with bathing area and jungle path
- Hike to the waterfall Vøringsfossen
- Sweating Jesus in the stave church Røldal
- Breathtaking landscapes for hiking, mountaineering and skiing
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Vacation rentals in Hardangerfjord
At Hardangerfjord you will find countless idyllic vacation rentals in typical Norwegian architecture, surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Such an accommodation is a perfect starting point to explore the spectacular nature of the region. Inside you will sometimes find your own sauna and whirlpool. For those who prefer to spend their holidays by the Hardangerfjord close to shops, museums and restaurants, it is best to visit the holiday apartments in the municipalities of Kvam, Eidfjord, Jondal or Ulvik. These often have a terrace with barbecue, where you can really relax on warm days.
Holiday in Hardangerfjord
Location and orientation
The Hardangerfjord is a 170 kilometre long region in Norway, located on the south-western Atlantic coast. The fjord, which is one of the deepest and longest in the country, lies in Fylke Hordaland. At the fjord there are some islands, like the biggest one called Varaldsøy. The area around the fjord is also known as Hardanger.
Hardangerfjord lies at the 61st parallel, which is the border between the North Sea and the European North Sea.
Top travel tips
The stave church in Røldal was built in the early 13th century. Inside there is a famous crucifix with Jesus, who supposedly always sweats on the 6th of July. This sweat is said to have a healing effect. But the richly decorated church is also a recommendable destination on other days and also a popular place for pilgrims.2. The amusement park for the whole family
Mikkelparken is an amusement park that offers you and your children numerous entertaining activities. These include a bathing area with water slide, bumper boats, electric cars, animals and a jungle trail. The amusement park is always open from the end of May to the end of August. Also worth seeing are the puppet theatre performances of Mikkelparken.3. Hike to the waterfall
Take a hike to the Vøringsfossen waterfall, which begins at the Storegjel lane in the Måbødalen valley. You will need about an hour to walk this challenging route into the mountainous area. From the suspension bridge at the end of the path you can see the impressive waterfall.