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Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall

Mo ved Steinsdalen, Norheimsund, Kvam 5600, Norway
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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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“getting wet” (8 reviews)
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Mo ved Steinsdalen, Norheimsund, Kvam 5600, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are staying in Oystese on the Hardangerfjord and spent the day in that region. The Steindalsfossen was a 12 minute drive and well worth the visit. The waterfall is not huge but the water current is quite powerful and impressive. The small river just...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Within reasonable walking distance of Norheimsund or use the large car park before walking up to the falls. Unlike most waterfalls you can get close to the water, walking behind it as it cascades from an overhanging ledge.

Thank 380Roger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waterfall is easily accessible from the roadside and there are excellent facilities there. Nice opportunity to stretch your legs.

Thank RobsdaSilva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a free parking along the route 7, 2 souvenir shops, a cheap coffee bar and free toilet. Worths a stop

Thank Agata G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For most waterfalls you view them here you can get up close and really feel and see the power of the water. Be warned though go during the day and there are more tour buses than Oxford Street.

Thank fiat500cc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice waterfall with a great view, right beside the main road. Hard to miss it. Definitely worth the uphill walk to get there - and the special feeling you get when walking behind a waterfall (you will not get wet). The downside: It can...More

1  Thank apolarbearsjourney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What I loved about this waterfall experience more than any of the others, was being able to walk behind it and take photos from all angles. The noise is quite deafening up close and the spray like being caught in a downpour of rain, but...More

Thank Tosca1962
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were on our way to Bergen and decided to make a quick stop at Steinsdalfossen on our way since it's quite a convenient stop. They have bathrooms and a cafe and some tourist shops there as well. The walk to the waterfall is relatively...More

Thank alias_amanda
Reviewed 10 July 2017

As I tried to recall, as part of our once-in-a-lifetime Norwegian trip, we cruised our way along the scenic Hardangerfjord route from Bergen (E16) to Oslo. We found this majestic waterfall in Kvam, two kilometres west of Norheimsund. Couldn't describe it better - simply an...More

Thank L0kman
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was one of the most powerful waterfalls that we saw in Norway; and is well worth a stop along the Hardangerfjord drive. My 3.5 year old daughter loved that we could walk behind the falls, although she thought the rushing water was a bit...More

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zenonas c
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Response from brittanfindsen | Reviewed this property |
The neares big city is Bergen, and you can go on a daytrip - its about one hour driving or its goes buses ( its about 80 km from Norheimsund to Bergen)
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