Norway: Hardangerfjord – Driving Around

Hardangerfjord is the second longest fjord in Norway and the forth longest in the world. It terminates in the town of Odda, which is also the base for hiking to Trolltunga. The final section of the fjord is the most spectacular with towering mountains on both sides, tiny houses at the bottom and many apple orchards. Waterfalls run everywhere, large and small, some looking like strings and some dropping in massive powerful walls of water. Roads run on both sides of the fjord from Odda to Kinsarvik and Utne and up along the stream and all the waterfalls. One can explore all the natural attractions here for several days. There is an interesting large medieval stone church in Ullensvang from 1250 right on the shore of the fjord.