Popular activities near Folgefonna

Here is a list of great activities that you can experience - some with a guide, others on your own.

Glacier kayak

Møsevatnet, starting in Rosendal


Hike Buførevegen

Krossdalen, Jondal or Reisæter, Ullensvang


Buførevegen - Pilegrimsvegen
Geological trail in Nordrepollen


Fonna glacier ski resort
Blue ice hikes in Jondal
Blue ice hikes in Odda
Glacier kayak at lake Møsevatnet and Folgefonna
Activities in Odda
Activities in Ullensvang
Activities in Jondal
Activities in Kvinnherad
Activities in Etne

Bondhusdalen valley

Those who have been here, consider Bondhusdalen to be the most beautiful of the many valleys below the Folgefonna glacier. The highlight is the stunning icefall at the head of the valley, reflected in the lake of glacial meltwater.

Buardalen – a hike to the edge of the glacier

From the town of Odda, getting to the glacier is easy. An 8-kilometre drive takes you up to Buer (250 m), and you can already see the glacier from the parking lot. A marked trail leads right up to Buarbreen, a majestic glacier arm of Folgefonna.


Information on the historic hiking route Buførevegen

NB If you like to hike here, a local guide is recommended, especially if you want to hike the entire route between Reisæter and Botsvatn.

Fonna Glacier Ski Resort

FONNA is a summer ski centre on the glacier Folgefonna in Jondal. Alpine skiing, freestyle skiing and snowboarding park, cross-country trails and guided snowshoe hikes. From the top of the ski lift there is an amazing view of the glacier, the Hardangerfjord and the North Sea.

Herand – the historic village

Herand is situated on the northern shore of Folgefonnhalvøya. We invite you to wander the village and its surroundings – a journey of discovery through 9000 years of history.

Langfoss Falls

Langfoss is the fifth highest waterfall in Norway and Europe’s 16th highest, but its magnificent surroundings and accessibility have placed it on CNN’s list of the World’s 10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls.

The historic hiking trail across Folgefonna glacier

The historic trail across Folgefonna is the trail that the first tourists that came to the region in the mid 1800s.
The trail goes between Sundal and Odda.