Take a fjord cruise along the 179 km Hardangerfjord, also known as the “Queen of the Fjords”. The trip starts with bus from Bergen busstation at 07:25 to Norheimsund. There you continue with the boat at 09: from from Norheimsund quay and takes you deep into the fjord, to the village of Eidfjord. Here you will have approx 3,5 hours to spend before you return. Travelling along the fjord, you’ll see beautiful villages and rural districts surrounded by majestic mountains with snow-covered peaks.
The charming villages along the Hardangerfjord offers activities such as cycling, rib boat trips, kayaking, canoeing , art and culture, Cider farms and a lot more. It is also a great area to explore by fot, go hiking to Husedalen in Kinsarvik, The Queens Trail in Lofthus, of from ciderfarm to ciderfarm in Ulvik. Last, but not least, in Eidfjord you will find the spectaculare Vøringsfossen waterfall.
What to do:
SIGHTSEEINGTOUR TO VØRINGSFOSSEN WATERFALL WITH GO FJORDS
Starting from Eidfjord quay, our bus first takes you to the Norwegian Nature Center Hardanger full of interactive exhibitions celebrating the Norwegian nature, climate and environment.
The newly renovated panoramic cinema that opened this spring, gives you a unique film experience showcasing the national park.
Continuing with a winding and steep drive up Måbødalen valley, the last stop on the tour is Vøringsfossen waterfall. With a dramatic fall of 182 m (597 ft), the true beauty of Vøringsfossen is hard to put into words. Vøringsfossen waterfall is one of the most popluar waterfalls in all of Noway for a reason.
After spending time feeling the power of nature and taking in the gorgeous views, the bus returns you to Eidfjord.
The leg from Eidfjord to Vøringsfossen is audio-guided. Listen to facts and stories about the places along the route via the sound system on the bus.
Tickets can be bougth at www.gofjords.com . Admission to the Norwegian Nature Center Hardanger is included in the ticket
The electric bus departs from right next to the pier in Eidfjord - in front of the tourist information. It is clearly marked with Go Fjords.
Other things to do in Eidfjord
At the Tourist office on the quay, you can book a rib-safarie or a kayak trip on the fjord, rent a bicycle or canoe, information about hiking tours etc. You can rent a car and drive to the famous mountain farm Kjeåsen (it is also possible to do a hike to Kjeåsen).
In Eidfjord you will find a selection of cozy cafeterias and restaurant. For dessert we receommend delicious italian icecream from Dolce Vidda.
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One way or roundtrip. This route is public transport but is mostly used by tourists as part of Hardangerfjord cruise travels.
The boat starts in Norheisund at 09:00, with stops in Herand, Utne, Lofthus, Kinsarvik, Ulvik and Eidfjord. Return from Eidfjord at 15:25 with arrival Norheimsund at 18:15..
Tickets can be bought online, on board or at the Tourist Office in Bergen.
In order to purchase a student ticket, you must be younger then 30 years old. You also need to have a valid student card and valid semester card for this semester.
In order to purchase a senior ticket, you must be 67 years or older- or travelling togheter with your spouce that is 67 years or older.