The historic hiking route between Sundal and Odda is a magnificent route that includes dramatic landscapes, staying over night in a cabin, crossing a glacier with guide and a marvellours descent on the other side.

Contact Folgefonni glacier guides for guided trips

NB: You can hike from Odda to Holmaskjer cabin on you own. The same goes for the hike from Sundal to Fonnabu cabins.

You should always join a guided tour across the glacier.

Turistvegen over Folgefonna, startpunkt Odda. foto Jarle Nilssen
Turistvegen over Folgefonna, startpunkt Odda. foto Jarle Nilssen
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Glacier hike across Folgefonna. photo Tønnesen/Folgefonni breførarlag
Turistvegen over Folgefonna, foto Tønnesen/Folgefonni breførarlag
Turistvegen over Folgefonna, foto Tønnesen/Folgefonni breførarlag
Keisarstien. Fotturister på veg opp fra Sunndal mot Fonnabu turisthytte på Folgefonnhalvøya, Hordaland
Keisarstien. Fotturister på veg opp fra Sunndal mot Fonnabu turisthytte på Folgefonnhalvøya, Hordaland

 

Information

The historic hiking route across the Folgefonna
Crossing the Folgefonna

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.

Jondal national park village and Juklafjord Information Centre

An important gateway to Folgefonna is Jondal, the charming national park village. Jondal, situated right on the Hardangerfjord to west of the national park, is known for its beautifully preserved old wooden houses and its venerable boatbuilding traditions. And this is where you find Juklafjord.

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.

Visitor Centre Folgefonna National Park

The new Folgefonn Centre in the village of Rosendal, on the Hardangerfjord, offers interactive exhibitions on the Folgefonna National Park, aquatic life in the Hardangerfjord, the world’s water cycle, sustainable use of natural resources, and climate change.

Odda tourist information

The town of Odda is situated at the head of the Sørfjord, a fjord arm of the famous Hardangerfjord. At Odda tourist information, you can obtain excellent information about Folgefonna National Park and many other attractions in the region.