Rosendal, Norway

Rosendal is the administrative centre of Kvinnherad municipality, Norway. Its It is especially known for the Barony Rosendal. Rosendal has been described as a romantic location and as such is the main tourist village in the area. The most popular tourist attraction is the Barony Rosendal - the only one of its kind in Norway. The Barony is a museum, which offers valuable information about an important period of Norwegian history - the time of the Union with Denmark.

Other attractions in the area include the Folgefonna National Park, the Hatteburg Falls and of course the Hardangerfjord which is the second longest fjord in Norway and the third longest in the world. At its deepest, it is 800 metres. Popular activities nearby are summer skiing at Folgefonna and hiking on Hardangervidda, one of Europe’s largest mountain plateaus.

Things to See & Do

* Barony Rosendal
* Hatteburg Falls
* Folgefonna National Park
* Handangerfjord

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language – Norwegian
Land Area – 1,080 sq km (Kvinnherad)
Population – 944 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +47

Port Location – The quay is centrally located in Rosendal village.

Transport Links – Rosendal can be accessed by boat and bus from Bergen.

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