Jondal, Hardangerfjord, Norway
Jondal is a small town located towards the head of Hardangerfjord, Norway. It lies on the southern side, halfway into this long and striking fjord. From here you can take the spectacular mountain road to the magnificent Folgefonn Glacier and indulge in summer skiing.
Highlights include the beautiful church in the town that is often called “The Hardanger Cathedral”, Swiss houses with stone roofs and well kept orchards, the town community centre with shops, several types of accommodation and many beautiful buildings. By the sea you can find a boat building school and the old church boat.
Things to See & Do
* Folgefonn Glacier
* “The Hardanger Cathedral”
* Viketunet farm
* Boat building school
Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency - Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language - Norwegian
Land Area – 210 km²
Population – 1,200 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +47
Port Location – The port is located at the town centre of Jondal.
Travel Links - Take a flight to nearby airports in Bergen, Haugesund, Stord, and Stavanger.
It is a great experience to arrive the Hardangerfjord in a boat. Several ferry connections to Western Norway from Europe and the UK.
A bus service is also another alternative to get to Hardangerfjord.