Hordaland Places of Interest

Twindefossen Waterfall

Twindefossen waterfall

Early in the morning, we left the cozy hotel on the quiet and picturesque lake Oppheimsvannet and headed along the E16 highway towards Bergen. Just a few kilometers later we stop at another miracle of the Norwegian landscape...read more



Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, until the mid-19th century occupied the first place in the country by population...read more

Bergen - Steinsdalen


In the afternoon, we left Bergen and took the E39 highway to Åsane, then turned off the E16, which runs along the southern shore of the Sørfjorden...read more

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall

Steinsdalsfossen waterfall

A little over an hour after leaving Bergen, we stopped in the Steinsdalen valley, two kilometers from the town of Norheimsund, at another natural attraction...read more



Norheimsund, located on the bay of the same name and has about three and a half thousand inhabitants. It is the administrative center of the commune of Kvam. In October 1932, the сentral part of the city was destroyed by fire and rebuilt. Most of the buildings are designed in the style of Scandinavian rationalism...read more

Steinstø Fruit Farm

Steinstø fruit farm

Now we will get acquainted with the Steinstø fruit farm, located in one kilometer from the Fiksesund bridge...read more

Fykse and Fyksesund Bridge

Fyksesundbrua Bridge

The Fyksesund, a small branch of the Hardangerfjord, takes its name from the small farming village of Fykse, located at its mouth. In 1999, the village received a special award from the Governor of the province of Hordaland for the preservation of the cultural landscape...read more

Steinstø, a Village on the Hardangerfjord


Surprisingly, on the banks of the Hardangerfjord, in a harsh land of rocks and polar night, apples, pears, plums and other southern fruits and berries grow perfectly. Fyksesund at the mouth where the shore is not very steep, is a tiny farming community Steinstø...read more

Hardangervegen and Osvegen


From Fixesund, we drove back along the fv7 highway to Samnanger, at the end of the Samnangerfjord...read more

Halhjem–Sandvikvåg, Fanafjord Ferry

Fanafjord ferry

In Halhjem, the E39 highway led us to another ferry crossing. There are two routes at once: from the left berth Halhjem-Våge, from the right Halhjem-Sandvikvåg. We're going to Haugesund so we're going right...read more

Langfossen Waterfall

Langfossen Waterfall

At the end of the Åkrafjorden, three kilometers from the tiny village of Fjæra, there is one of the pearls of Southwestern Norway, where you must make a stop...read more

Røldal Stavkyrkje

Røldal stavkyrkje

The main fame of the town is brought by one of the oldest buildings in Norway, a wooden church Røldal stavkyrkje, built in the thirteenth century...read more