Cider Experiences in the Hardangerfjord
Experience local flavors and a fantastic fjord landscape on a Cider trip in Hardanger from Lofthus or Odda! The trip combines a fantastic fjord cruise on the Hardangerfjord with electric Vision of the Fjords and sider tasting on one of the many orchards along the fjord. You choose where you want to start the trip from and which farm you want to visit.
On the cider experiences in Hardanger, you travel straight into the fruit- and fjord landscape where the famous ciders from Hardanger are produced, and you can choose between 3 well-known fruit- and cider farms.
You start the tour with a fantastic fjord cruise on the Hardangerfjord with the electric Vision of the Fjords. The fjord cruise alone is an experience in itself and from the large and open decks, you can enjoy a quiet and pleasant trip across the beautiful Hardangerfjord with a view of the mighty Folgefonna glacier and lush orchards. Read more about the different farms you can visit below.
Aga Sideri produces some of the finest cider available in Norway. At the Aga Sideri, you will learn more about how traditional Hardanger cider is made and you will get 3 tastings. On the Tour from Lofthus, you will get lunch included at Aga Sideri.
At Åkre Gård in Nå, they produce the local cider Edel. The farm started with cider production in 2020 but has produced tasty apple juice for a long time. Surrounded by fruit distillates in French and American oak barrels, you can enjoy tasting various ciders made from the best apples grown on the farm and in Hardanger.
Store Naa Siderkompani:
Store Naa Siderkompani is a farm with roots dating back to the 17th century. Eirik, who now runs the farm, is actually the 10th generation here! The knowledge about cider production is based on years of amassed experience and the focus here is to take care of the world-class before production, so a unique quality cider can be produced.
The third cider farm you can choose is Hardangergutane at Børve, one of Norway's oldest and largest fruit districts. Great emphasis is placed on both taste and visuals, which make sure that you will have an unforgettable and varied taste experience with the creative Hardangergutane.
Wherever you decide to travel from, we recommend that you spend some extra time in Hardanger once you are here. Check out the experiences below and start planning your Norwegian adventure today!