From Hotel Ullensvang, you can delight in breathtaking views upwards towards the Hardangervidda mountain plain and the Folgefonna glacier, and down to the Hardangerfjord.
Make the most of your stay in the wonderful Ullensvang Bath, relaxing in the swimming pools and enjoying the delightful gardens with private beach. Taste the flavours of Hardanger in the hotel restaurant, where dishes are made from the best local produce available. Squash, ten-pin bowling, playroom and tennis are only a few of the activities on offer.
The hotel is also the perfect base for excursions to Trolltunga and Dronningstien (Queen's Trail).
The word Panoramic describes the view in all its glory. The trail is open from around the middle of June to the middle of October, depending on when the snow melts on the mountains. For an easier and quicker option, hike "a glimpse" of the tour only.
The world-renowned composer Edvard Grieg first visited Lofthus in 1877. Several of his major works are inspired by the scenery in Hardanger. Edvard and Nina Grieg had a close friendship with the first hosts of Hotel Ullensvang, Brita and Hans Utne, and would visit Lofthus most summers.
Experience the unique sensation and joy of skiing on a glacier in the middle of summer.
Trolltunga is one of the most spectacular scenic cliffs in Norway and Tripadvisor has named Trolltunga as one of the world’s ten most amazing destinations. Take a trip to find out why - but be aware that it is a long and demanding hike.
Hotel Ullensvang is an excellent starting point for many marvelous hiking routes, everything from easy walking in the village to demanding hikes.
Visit the Monk Steps, the only remaining trace of the monks from Opedal monastery. The Monk Steps were built from the 13th century by English monks.
Hardangerfjord Active offers rental of kayaks, kayaking- and outdoor equipment that gives you the possibility to explore the fjord landscape from a close range.
Experience the queen of the Norwegian fjords. Set off on a breathtaking fjord cruise on the Hardangerfjord.
The Måbødalen Valley and spectacular Vøringsfossen waterfall was some years ago the most visited nature attraction in Norway, and it still remains one of the most visited each year.
Bernhard Greve (1886-1962) was a versatile artist. Among his mentors in the art of painting were Harriet Backer and Henri Matisse. However, it was his work as a stained glass artist that brought him the most fame.
Bergen is situated in the heart of Fjord Norway. It is more than 930 years old cosmopolitan city with its old world charm and atmosphere, wooden houses, narrow alleyways, busy harbour and a whiff of sea salt in the air – is rich in tradition and history.
A delightful family park at only a 15-minute drive from Hotel Ullensvang. Mikkelparken is a favourite attraction for children in Hardanger!