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Open calm fjord landscape in blooming summer Hardanger Norway
Apple farmer pruning apple trees Hardangerfjord in background
6 Aga cider bottles on top of wood barrel inside Aga cider brewery Hardanger
3 ladies sitting outside in rosegarden Hardanger drinking cider and smiling
Apple farmer inspecting freshly tapped cider in a glas outside in Hardanger Norway
Small brown wooden house Agatunet Hardanger Norway early 1220 gras on roof resting on natural stones
9 different shaped cider bottles lined up on top of railing outside Utne Hotel Hardanger Norway
Apple farmer inspecting apples and trees beetween houses at Agatunet in Hardanger Norway
Cider tasting on board every friday!

Fjord Cruise Hardanger

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Experience the blooming and romantic Hardanger. Combine this sustainable fjord cruise on the spectacular Hardangerfjord when visiting local farms and museums where they produce fruit and juice and their exquisite cider. Learn and enjoy how they process the cider and not at least indulge the tasting in Hardanger's authentic surroundings.

Tourists are standing on deck on board Vision of The Fjords sailing Hardangerfjord
Vision of The Fjords | Hardangerfjord

Vision of The Fjords - Hardangerfjord

Travel the mighty Hardangerfjord from a exciting new angle on board Vision of The Fjords. The vessel Vision of the Fjords represent a brand-new standard in design and technology. It has been designed to maximise the tourist experience during any kind of weather, with large windows and walkways inspired by the winding trails of steep mountain terrain. Passengers are encouraged to go out on the top deck and enjoy a very different experience compared to traditional passenger vessels. Inside you will find Nordic inspired interior design offering a high level of comfort.

This premium environmentally friendly hybrid vessel won the 'Ship of the Year' award in 2016. See the video below of the fully electric sister vessel 'Future of The Fjords'.

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Period: 19.06.-20.09.2020

The Fjords-Risk reducing measures Covid-19.pdf

Guided tours and tastings at the farms is not included in boat ticket. These must be pre-order from the various suppliers.

Cider tasting on board:

Every friday from Odda 17:50 we offer cider tasting from NOK 790,- per. Person. Pay on board. The tasting starts at 18:00 and lasts about 1 hour.

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Cider tasting on board – Every Friday!

Every Friday we offer cider tasting on board from the local cider farmers on the 17:50 departure from Odda. Back in Odda 20:30, from NOK 790,- per. Person. Please contact crew for cider ticket when boarding. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the agricultural history of the fruit farmers in Hardanger and how they have produced the cider in different ways for generations. Welcome for a great evening getting to know the locals and meet new friends!

Cider tasting calendar 2020:

Friday 10.7. Ulvik Frukt & Cider

Friday 17.7. Edel Sider frå Åkre gard og Store Naa Siderkompani

Friday 24.7. Hardanger Saft og Siderfabrikk

Friday 31.7. Hardangergutane og Spildegarden

Friday 7.8. Alde Sider med Lothepus

Friday 14.8. Heldre Sider og Kvestad Sideri

Friday 21.8. Hardanger Cideri og Harding Sideri

The tasting starts at 18:00 and lasts about 1 hour

Sunrise early morning by Hardangerfjord as farmer overlooking blooming apple trees
Aga Tunet in Hardanger from above in summer

'Cider from Hardanger'

'Cider from Hardanger' is a protected geographical designation in line with Calvados or Champagne. In Hardanger there is 19 different cider producers with their own unique cider based on their apples and local history. Hardanger has a lot to offer the traveller also seeking authentic cultural and historical experiences with 'Agatunet' being one of the oldest cluster farms in Europe, dating back to 1220. The farms in Hardanger has been central producing fruit for generations.

Man with ginger hair and grey cotton sweater is harvesting apples in a bucket Hardanger
Romatic couple in mid 50's enjoying cider relaxing on a bench in rosegarden Hardanger
House by the Hardangerfjord shore seen through blooming apple trees
People on the lower front deck of Vision of The Fjords sailing Hardangerfjord fruit trees and mountains seen in background
Couple standing by railing on Vision of The Fjords. The magic Hardangerfjord mirrored in the large panorama windows

Timetable and Roundtrip Tickets

Timetable: Fjord Cruise Hardanger 2020

Roundtrip Tickets: These can be used all day. Please notice that the ticket is not transferrable to third person.

One way tickets: Applies to either Lofthus-Aga-Nå or Odda-Tyssedal

Note! Tickets can also be purchased on the quay

On board

  • Food & beverages

    • The onboard café serves hot and cold drinks (All rights: Local wine, cider and beer)
    • Variety of pastries and sandwiches

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