A fjord is a deep, narrow and elongated sea, with steep land on the sides.
The fjords were formed by glacier tongues that through several ice ages have shaped the landscape. A fjord is a U-shaped undersea valley, and this valley is often surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery. In Hardanger some of the Glacier is still found on top of the mountains, the Folgefonna Glacier. We reccomend a combined tour with Fjord Cruise and Glacier visit, this can be done in one day.
A beautiful landscape with snow-clad mountains, blue glaciers, deep gorges, cascading waterfalls and tiny fertile villages strung like glowing green pearls along the fjord line. This extraordinary landscape is today inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. We are ready to take you into the fjord all year around – as close to the nature as you can get!
When all you need is silence, visit a Fjord.
Places to visit
Ullensvang municipality is a part of Hardanger and is known as Norway's fruit orchard. Take a cruise to Ullensvang and you'll experience the beautiful Hardangerfjord with it's steep mountains, quaint villages and diverse history.
Bergen the second largest city in Norway. The Gateway to the Fjords of Norway. As a UNESCO World Heritage city and a European city of culture, Bergen has the ideal combination of nature, culture and exciting urban life all year around.
Norheimsund is the trade center in outer Hardanger, and has several activities to offer in the area.
One of the most famouse waterfalls in the country, Steinsdalsfossen, is located in Norheimsund.