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The Hardangerfjord

If the Sognefjord is the King of the fjords of Western Norway, the Hardangerfjord is the Queen.

Hardanger has a lot to offer with many scenic gems; fjords, mountains, waterfalls, glaciers and orchards. The 179-kilometre-long Hardangerfjord offers scenery that even the most well-travelled tourists will find spellbinding.

Here you will find cultural and natural gems side by side. If you travel in May, you may well see the blossoming fruit trees in Hardanger!

Facts about the Hardangerfjord:

  • The Hardangerfjord is situated in the county of Hordaland in Western Norway
  • It is the second longest fjord in Norway, with it's 179 km 
  • Its maximum depth is more than 800 metres
  • The longest arm of the Hardangerfjord is the Sørfjord
  • The fjord boasts spellbinding scenery and cultural and natural gems side by side 
  • You can see the fruit trees in blossom in May

In Hardanger you can truly enjoy a panorama that is second to none, a place where nature comes to life.

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Things to do in the Hardangerfjord region