A list of some of the many interesting attractions and activities near us
Local in Kvam
• Kvam tourist information
Kvam municipality is located in the center of Hordaland, only an hours drive away from Bergen. Here you can enjoy the fjord, the mountains and the very best of the culture and history that Hardanger has to offer.
• Goldfish Lake
The lake is known across the country as the “Goldfish Lake” because of the golden ide. This species and the crucian carp were introduced in the lake in the summer of 1914.
• Hardanger Golf club
A 6 hole course and driving range
• Kabuso / Ingebrigt Vik Museet
Kabuso will manifest itself as an arts and culture center in Øystese.
Looking at the past it will reflect the present and be a meeting place for all.
Kabuso is a center where art and culture is communicated at a professional level, and the art will create a dialogue between Norway and the rest of the world.
Vik museum is a complete collection of work by the sculptor Ingebrigt Vik.
The collection consists of work in terracotta, plaster, marble and bronze.
• Hardingtonar Music festival
The midsummer festival weekend in Norheimsund, Hardanger
• Hardanger Fartøyvernsenter / Hardanger Boat festival
Hardanger Ships Preservation Centre (HFS). A commercial foundation, the centre is engaged in a broad spectre of services in ship preservation and conservation, building new and restoring old boats, apprenticeships, museum management, camp schools and activities related to tourism. HFS is one of three national ships preservation centres appointed by the Directorate of Cultural Heritage.
• Steinsdals Waterfall
The waterfall is one of the most visited attractions in Norway. It is especially known for the path that leads behind the falls. Walk behind a waterfall without getting your feet wet?
• Steinstø Fruktgard og Kakebu
We offer a full service trip on the Hardanger fjord and the Fyksesund fjord.
• Walks in the woods / Mountian trekks / Berry and mushroom picking
Norheimsund: Steinsdalsfossen , Torefjell , Krokavatn/Vesoldo
Kvamskogen: Byrkjesete, Steinskvanndalen , Såta/Tveitakvitingen
Øystese: Fitjadalen, Skrott, Døgnope , Fuglafjellet, Gullfish lake , Børvemarka
Ålvik: Town walk/Stadtwanderung , Bjølsegrø
• Speciel winter activities: Alpin slopes at Kvamskogen (ca 25 min. by car)
Furedalen: Furedalen has 2 large skilifts each about 950 m and a childrens ski lift.
Eikedalen: 12 alpin slopes / 15 km of slopes; 5 slopes with lights.
Sjusete Skisenter: Many cross country trails and one lighted trail (15 min by car)
Day trips in the surrounding area
A list of some of the many interesting attractions and activities less than 2 hours by car
Welcome to Bergen, the old city with a young outlook. A city with its feet in the sea, its head in the skies and its heart in the right place – full of infectious enthusiasm, and happy to share it with visitors.
• Folgefonn Breførarlag (glacier guides)
Here can you find information about our activities on and around Folgefonna glacier. It is also possible to do booking online at this web page. Folgefonni glacierteam runs glacier guiding at the ice cap Folgefonna, the third biggest in Norway. Additional activities are sailing, kayaking, bicycling at the glacier, climbing and skiing. Folgefonni Breførarlag has its base in Jondal.
• Folgefonn Sommarskisenter
Information for the sommer ski- and bord center. Halvpipes, rails, jumps and more..
• Hardangervidda Natursenter
In beautiful and dramatic Western Norway,at the foot of the Vøringsfoss waterfall and
by the ascent of the Måbødalen valley. The purpose of the centre is to gather and distribute knowledge about interaction in nature and human activities. Our task is to bring about an intimate meeting of modern man and nature.
• Baroniet i Rosendal
Guided tours in the Manor from 1665. Guided tours on the main floor of the manor, and a walk through different epochs from the end of the 17th century until the beginning of the 20th century. Concerts in The Red Room. Art exhibitions in the Wine cellar. Theater in the Courtyard. Home-made pastry in The Tea Room.
• Norway in a nutshell
Norway in a nutshell® takes you through some of Norway’s most beautiful fjord scenery. You can experience the scenic Bergen Railway, the breathtaking Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord, the narrow Naeroyfjord (now included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List) and the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva.