Hardangerfjord – Port of Eidfjord, Norway, looks forward to newcomers this season

Cruise Destination Hardangerfjord – Port of Eidfjord

Hardangerfjord is expecting 134 calls this year, bringing more than 230,000 passengers to Eidfjord, Rosendal and Ulvik, given full passenger capacity.

The season began February 22 and ends December 21. A number of cruise lines will be visiting for the first time, including Norwegian Cruise Line, Ponant, Silversea Cruises, Disney Cruise Line and Ambassador Cruise Line.

The Eidfjord municipality is considering the introduction of shoreside electricity. A committee has delivered a report to the city council which will discuss further action. Simakraft Hydropower Station in Eidfjord is one of the main suppliers of hydro electricity in Norway.

A half-day cider safari, is being offered in Eidfjord for the first time this summer. Passengers will embark a local boat for a guided tour, stopping off in Osafjorden and Ulvik harbour to visit Ulvik Fruit and Cider Farm for an exclusive 90-minute visit and tasting hosted by the owner.

This will be followed by a restaurant lunch showcasing local traditional food. Passengers will meet only locals, taste only local products and are told only local and traditional stories.


EIDFJORD: With large contrasts and short distances you can experience the most and the best Norway offers. Eidfjord is the gateway to Hardangervidda, the largest mountain plateau in Europe and Norway’s largest national park. Voringfoss waterfall is Norway’s most popular Natural attraction. The Norwegian Nature Centre is a 100% digitalized Exhibition centre With a 5-screen supervideograph.

ULVIK: Ulvik is famous for the fruit blossom in May. We harvest sweet cherries, plums, pears and apples. In the compact village center you will find public services, shops, hotels and cafes as well as different arts and crafts exhibitions. Shorex to Voss, Eidfjord, Flam and Geilo.

ROSENDAL: Norway’s only barony with a famous rose garden is situated in Rosendal. The new Folgefonn Centre focus on glacier and water.

(Cruise Europe)


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