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Make a skiing holiday chalet or apartment in Hordaland, Norway your home away from home

Hordaland is a county located on the southwest coast of Norway. The region is home to Norway’s second largest city, Bergen, and is characterised by stunning fjords and rugged mountains. Hordaland is particularly popular with tourists looking for a good skiing holiday.

Things to do in Hordaland, Norway

From skiing and hiking to fishing and sailing, there is no shortage of outdoor activities on Hordaland holidays. The primary attractions in the county of Hordaland revolve around the stunning fjords and mountains. Tourists from around the world visit the area for Hordaland skiing in the winter, particularly the resort town of Voss, which provides excellent pistes, a stunning landscape covered in a blanket of snow, as well as lovely self-catering Hordaland chalets.

In the summer hiking and walking are the main outdoor activities. The Hardangerjøkulen and Folgefonna glaciers make wonderful spots to rest and admire nature while hiking. Hikers favourite areas in Hordaland include the rugged mountain ranges of Folgefonna, Stølsheimen and the Hardangervidda plateau. The spectacular scenery cannot be matched and the stunning views make the effort involved in hiking well worth it. There are also easy mountain trails to follow for those wanting a Hordaland walking holiday.

Other outdoor activities you can enjoy if you are renting Hordaland accommodation in the summer include rafting, kayaking or sailing on the rivers and fjords such as the stunning Hardangerfjorden. If you enjoy these outdoor activities you will enjoy the Hardangervidda National Park. The park offers majestic views, interesting flora and fauna, traditional Norwegian homes and tourist attractions such as the little stone church at Kinsarvik.

Places to visit on holiday in Hordaland, Norway

The city of Bergen is located in Hordaland and is a must-see for anybody renting Hordaland accommodation. The vibrant city has interesting museums and monuments and lively nightlife. If you want to get a taste of Norwegian culture the Bryggen Museum has a Norweigen Folklore production that features dancing, music, traditional costume and interesting narration. If you want to see a lot of the city in a short space of time you can take the Bergen Expressen. The train takes you on a tour of various parts of the city including the main tourist attractions and residential areas on the hill that have spectacular views.

The most popular tour in Norway is the "Norway in a nutshell" tour. This all-day tour includes a trip on Flåmsbanen rail, a boat ride on the Sognefjord and a bus ride to Voss, and takes you through some of the most spectacular scenery in the country.

Weather in Hordaland, Norway

Hordaland, and Bergen in particular, offers one of the best climates in Norway, thanks to the Gulf Stream that brings mild weather. In summer the average temperature is 20°C, while in winter temperatures drop below freezing, ideal for skiing holidays. Rain falls throughout the year in Hordaland, so no matter what time of year you rent Hordaland accommodation be sure to bring an umbrella and some warm clothes. May is the best time of year to visit if you plan to do hiking. The weather is warm and dry and the landscape is in bloom.

Flights to Hordaland, Norway

Getting to Hordaland is easy thanks to direct flights into Bergen Airport (BGO). Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian airlines offer direct flights to Bergen Airport from the UK. From there visitors can take a train, bus or hire a car and travel to their holiday accommodation in Hordaland.

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A truly wonderful holiday

5 of 5
We had a superb stay at Ragnhild and Magne's beautiful home just outside Fusa. The house is exceptionally situated with stunning views out to sea and close to the small harbour below to easily get out and do a bit of fishing. Magne can rent you a boat too and went above and beyond to get it ready for us so we could spend some time on the sea. Inside, the house is just as lovely as the outside. Light, beautifully furnished (and with additional adjustments for disabled users) very comfortable beds, full kitchen and the best wood burning stove ever. We enjoyed nothing more than sitting by the stove and staring at the stunning views over the sea. Ragnhild and Magne are lovely and couldn't have been more helpful during our stay. I just wish we'd booked another week. We will definitely be back soon! Also don't forget to try some marvellous fresh milk from Magne's cows.
  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017