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Unmissable Hardangerfjord and the Vøringsfossen waterfall

Experience Agatunet By Sorfjorden on the Hardangerfjord in a nutshell tour & Rosendal- Hardangerfjord Norway
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Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell™

The Hardangerfjord is home to rich traditions, vibrant culture, and tasty local culinary experiences. This tour provides iconic natural attractions combined with quaint fjord villages you won’t find anywhere else.
  • Start from: Oslo or Bergen

  • Duration: 2 days or more

  • Personalize with: Activities and overnight stays

Season: 13 May - 1 September

The Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell™ tour includes:

  • A scenic fjord cruise on the Hardangerfjord
  • Norway's most famous waterfall, Vøringsfossen
  • The spectacular Hardangervidda national park
  • The option to add accommodation and activities, such as a hike to the famous Trolltunga, "the Troll's Tongue"

Postcard views with local fjord culture

The Hardangerfjord is home to rich traditions, vibrant culture, and tasty local culinary experiences. This tour provides iconic natural attractions combined with quaint fjord villages you won’t find anywhere else.
You can choose to start and end this tour in Oslo or Bergen. Make the trip your own by spending time exploring the different destinations and adding activities and overnight stays along the way.
The tour includes a visit to the spectacular Vøringsfossen waterfall, and a rail journey on the scenic Bergen Railway. Do you dare to cross the bridge suspended high above Vøringfossen?
Flowering in Ulvik, Hardange
Visit a traditional farm for some cider tasting. Delicious apple ciders from Hardanger have won numerous international awards.  
Fjord cruise on the Hardangerfjord - Eidfjord, Norway
Sail through fairytale landscapes on a fjord cruise of the Hardangerfjord. When you arrive in Odda, you can choose to hike to the world-famous Trolltunga, 'the Troll's Tongue', mountain formation.
The Hardangerfjord - Ulvik, Norway
Stay the night in Ulvik, one of Norway's most enchanting fjord villages. Breathe in the fresh fjord air. Sample delicious local food and discover the unique fjord culture.

Booking your tour

  • You can start the Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell™ tour from Oslo or Bergen.

  • Select you starting point, end point and date in the booking box to see available options.

  • Book you experience as a standard tour or customize it with activities and accommodation.


Blossoming in Hardanger - Ulvik, Norway

Cruise the Hardangerfjord

  • 179 km long and one of the world's longest fjords
  • Called the "Champagne District of the North" because of the many fruit farms
  • One of the areas in Norway with the richest cultural traditions
  • Hardangerfjord is surrounded by mighty waterfalls and Norway's third largest glacier, Folgefonna
Vøringsfossen, National Tourist Route Hardangervidda, Norway

See the Vøringsfossen waterfall from above

  • The foaming water from the Hardangervidda mountain plateau cascades into the lush Måbødalen valley and forms Vøringsfossen
  • Vøringsfossen waterfall has a drop of 182 meters
  • A unique footbridge with 99 steps allows you to stroll over the waterfall
Syse fruit farm in Ulvik, Hardanger, Norway

Visit local fruit farms

  • The microclimate here is perfect for growing a huge variety of fruit
  • Experience the romantic apple blossom in May and June
  • Sample award-winning cider

The scenic Hardangervidda mountain plateau

  • Norway's largest national park with unspoiled nature full of contrasts
  • With beautiful mountains, valleys, rivers, and waterfalls, it's perfect for hiking and exploring
  • Home to many species of Arctic animals and plants
  • Spot some of the biggest wild reindeer herds in the world

Good to know

Get ready for a Nutshell tour with Fjord Tours! Here you will find information that can be good to know before you start your tour.

Top activities on the Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell™ tour

Book an exciting activity as part of your Nutshell tour. Some activities may require overnight stays during your tour. This is just a selection - see all activities during the booking process!

Norway in a Nutshell® & Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell™

This round trip from Oslo combines two of our most popular tours: Norway in a Nutshell® and Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell™. You won’t miss any of Norway's highlights on this tour. If you're looking for an adventure starting and ending in Oslo - this is the tour for you!
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