Lofthus is the orchard of Hardanger with fantastic views to the Folgefonna glacier.
Visiting Lofthus gives you a good starting point for many exciting experiences. The surrounding area is often known as the orchard of Hardanger, a name this beautiful district bears proudly.
The scenery in Hardanger is at its most beautiful in Lofthus, with a fantastic views of the Folgefonna glacier. It is easy to understand why Lofthus was one of Edvard Grieg's favourite haunts.
Spring reveals a pink and white symphony of apple blossoms contrasting sharply with green hills and snow capped mountains, with the fjord as a backdrop. Lofthus is situated on the easten shore of Sørfjorden, an arm of the Hardangerfjord.