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Kvam offers a variety of activities for both large and small, old and young. There are a number of marked trails and paths from the Hardanger fjord to the mountains, both family friendly and more demanding hikes. You have the opportunity of a variety of sea adventures, whether you take a sightseesing tour by boat or you borrow a canoe or kayak. Also tours by car, you'll find good experiences both in Kvam and the whole Hardanger area. Let yourself be insirere of our tour and activity suggestions that are under "Activities".  



Holiday are made for doing nothing. You can find tranquility on a farm in the mountains, a cabin by the fjord or on a venerable hotel. Kvam has a number of accommodations for every different style and budget - from rooms to cabins and camping sites, farm holidays and hotels. See "Accommodation" and choose between Hotels, Houses / Cabins and Camping. Or contact the tourist information office and we will help to find the right place to live.

Hardanger Museums warf

 Watch how a wooden boat is made, or maybe try making your own rope? At (Hardanger Fartøyvernsenter) the Hardanger museum warf you can see boat builders in action, try making rope or go sailing in traditional wooden boats. This unique museum in Norheimsund was in 2001 named the best tourist product in Scandinavia.

A taste of Hardanger



A taste of Hardanger
Travelling means tasting something new. In Kvam you can get traditional krotakaker and lefser, goat meat, potato dumplings called komle, home made apple pies, lamb from Hardanger, apple juice and dangerously tasty hard cider. You can dine at a local farm restaurant, visit a goat cheese factory or get a tour of a fruit farm. During summer and autumn, this area is full of tasty fruit. You may come when the fruit trees are blossoming, when the strawberries and cherries are ripe or when there are apples and plums on the trees. In the autumn we have our own fruit and cider festival, of course. You won’t leave Kvam hungry!


One of the most popular waterfalls in Norway - Steinsdalsfossen - located in Norheimsund Kvam. You can walk behind the waterfall without getting wet! Another unique attraction is the goldfish lake, which is 5 km from Øystese. Besides the natural attractions Kvam has several museums and an active art environment. Read more about the various destinations under the "Attractions".

Food and drink

To travel is to taste something new. In Kvam you can sample local delights for the palate such as Hardinglam traditional lefse, homemade apple pie, apple juice and cider "dangerously good". In summer and autumn Hardanger is the fruit garden of Norway with an abundance fruit. Strawberries, cherries and raspberries are ripe in June, July. Plums, pears and the good Hardanger Apples are picked in August. In Kvam can eat at a farm restaurant. Consider the "food and drinks" and read more about food from Hardanger, restaurants and cafes in Kvam.

Hang glide from the hills


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