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Eidfjord, Norway

Eidfjord is a municipality in the county of Hordaland, Norway. It located approximately 100km east of Norway’s west coast in the Hardanger region. Eidfjord has two townships, Eidfjord and Øvre Eidfjord. Eidfjord is the municipality center situated by Eidfjorden, and is a major cruise harbour.

Eidfjord itself offers glaciers, high mountain plateau, rivers and waterfalls – and of course the breath taking fjord landscapes. In addition there are attractions such as galleries, churches and one of the most modern nature and cultural-historical experience centres in Norway: Hardangervidda Nature Centre Eidfjord.

Among the main attractions accessible from Eidfjord are the Vøringfossen waterfall, the Sima Power Station (one of Europe’s largest hydropower stations) and the Hardangerjøkulen Glacier.

Things to See & Do

* Sima Power Station
* Hardangervidda Nature Centre
* Vøringfossen waterfall
* Hardangerjøkulen Glacier

General information

Cruise Season – Feb – Dec
Currency – Norwegian krone (NOK)
Language – Danish
Land Area – 1,493 km²
Population – 935 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 47

Port Location – Port facilities are located at the town centre of Eidfjord.

Transport Links – Nearest airports: BGO Bergen (150 km from Eidfjord), SVG Stavanger (265 km), OSL (320 km), Haugesund with Ryanair also is 200km from Eidfjord. Flights operated by: SAS, Norwegian, Wideroe, BA and many more.

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