Hardangerfjord in a nutshell & Rosendal
On this tour you will see and experience the magnificent Norwegian coast and scenery of the inner reaches of the Hardangerfjord.
On this tour you will experience a varied scenery with lush fruit farms, high mountains, glaciers and impressive waterfalls! This tour can be started in Bergen or Oslo, and is available as a round trip with return to your starting point, or as a one way trip from Bergen to Oslo. You travel by fjord cruise, railway and bus, and the tour requires minimum one overnight stay en route, two overnight stays if you are traveling from Oslo.
The tour includes a journey on the coastal express boat from Bergen to beautiful Rosendal in the Hardangerfjord. Rosendal is a small village surrounded by majestic mountains, and Norway's only Barony built in the 17th century is located here. From Rosendal you travel to Odda and Lofthus in the Hardangerfjord which offers a landscape of beautiful fruit communities, mountains and glaciers.
From Eidfjord you will experience a sightseeing trip to the spectacular Vøringsfossen waterfall and the Norwegian Nature Centre Hardanger. A journey on the scenic Bergen Railway is also included.
Combine this tour with a hiking trip to Trolltunga in Odda! The hiking trip takes about 8 hours and is an impressive and somewhat challenging trip. Read more about the Trolltunga hiking trip here. You can also visit Norway’s smallest "castle" in Rosendal and extend your Hardangerfjord tour by adding hotels in Hardanger, Bergen and Oslo.