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Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall

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Address: Mo ved Steinsdalen, Norheimsund, Kvam 5600, Norway

2 kms from Norheimsund direction Bergen, just by route 7. One of the best...

2 kms from Norheimsund direction Bergen, just by route 7. One of the best known and photographed waterfalls of the country, where you can walk under and behind the waterfall. Stone monument astrophysicist Svein Rosseland. Represented Norway on Expo 2000.

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Spectacular sight to behold and a wonderful experience to walk behind the fall

We called here on a memorable day visit from Bergen, There are so many spectacular water falls in the beautiful Norwegian countryside. A steep path allows visitors to walk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
St Germans , Cornwall
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St Germans , Cornwall
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We called here on a memorable day visit from Bergen, There are so many spectacular water falls in the beautiful Norwegian countryside. A steep path allows visitors to walk behind the fall at Steindalfossen and leads to a viewing platform just beyond the falls offering fine views over Northeimsund Foss I think means exploding water which is a good description... More 

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Weston, Fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Fair warning, we visited Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall on a picture perfect day which highlighted Mother Nature at her best. Take the easy walk up behind, yes behind, the Falls and enjoy the view down to the Fjord, nothing created by humanity could be as beautiful

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Saw the waterfall by the roadside on the drive to burgen. Pretty waterfall you can walk behind. Very pleasant stop off during the drive.

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Stop off on cruise excursion. The car park is just off the road and better still there are a number of public toilets. If you are fit enough you can walk up the steep hill on a good path and it’s easily accessible from the car park however it was not possible to reach the top using our disability scooter.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

One of my favourite scenes in the movie “Last of the Mohicans” was when they were behind the waterfalls. Steindalsfossen is just that. One can easily walk up the hill on a well maintained walk way, feel the force of the water behind the waterfalls without getting wet and walk up onto the platform to watch the falls tumbling downstream.... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

amazing short walk and you are behind a enormous courtain of water, with a great view and a refreshing "spray" over you !

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

It was fun, short climb up to a very nice view, quick drive from the town. It was nice to just sit on the bench while the kids were playing by the river.

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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This fall is special because it is a path behind the waterfall you can walk past the water on dry land. The waterfall has a drop of 50 meters and reasonably good water flow, especially during snow melting in spring time.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

It is one of the bigger falls in terms of volume (not highest) we visited as part of our two weeks tour of Norway. The sound the gushing and falling water makes is more amazing and the best part of this fall is that you can walk behind it. The view from the top of the valley is also amazing.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful waterfalls and the caretakers have done a good job keeping the place clean and well maintained. It's worth the stop and if possible go early in the morning or later in the afternoon to avoid the big tourist buses. I wonder what it looks like in the winter of in spring when all the snow starts to melt.

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