Gateways to Folgefonna

There are many gateways to Folgefonna National Park. Think of these as places to obtain valuable information that will help you make the most of your explorations. The friendly staff will also point you to where you can set up a good base. Accommodation in our region ranges from exclusive and picturesque to the simple and charming.

At a gateway, you can enjoy exhibitions, obtain maps and valuable advice, maybe rent a boat or bicycle – or perhaps join one the exciting excursions offered by experienced guides. And don’t forget that the fjordside villages and hamlets are attractions in their own right, with many sites that are worth exploring.

Gateways
 
Agatunet hamlet

Agatunet hamlet

Agatunet is the northeasterly gateway to Folgefonna National Park. We invite you to watch insightful multimedia presentations and talk to the knowledgeable staff. Enjoy waffles and homemade apple juice in the charming café – after exploring this hamlet that dates back to the Middle Ages.

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Juklarfjord

Jondal national park village and Juklafjord Information Centre

The national park village of Jondal is a natural gateway to the Folgefonna National Park. Situated just 19 km from the glacier, and with a road almost to the glacier’s edge, Jondal is the perfect base for your holiday adventures! The village offers excellent accommodation, a wide range of activities, and expert information at the Juklafjord Information Centre.

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The Åkrafjordtunet

The Åkrafjordtunet

Åkrafjordtunet is situated just 10 km west of the national park. Exhibits of rocks and minerals, an informative film and knowledgeable staff make the centre a great place to learn more about Folgefonna National Park. There’s also a pleasant café and shops that sell local food products.

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National Park Centre

National Park Centre

A visit to the centre in Rosendal is sure to enhance your enjoyment of Folgefonna National Park. Exhibits, films and multimedia presentations reveal the inner life of Folgefonna glacier, show how the fjords were carved out by ice, and tell you more about the area’s geology, wildlife and botany.

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Odda Service centre

The town of Odda is situated at the head of the Sørfjord. You can obtain excellent information about Folgefonna National Park and attractions in the region at Odda Service Centre, which doubles as a Tourist Information Office. Odda has a proud industrial heritage worth exploring.

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