Bergen - Rosendal Full Day Round Cruise Day Excursion

Our partner: See The Fjords

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Description

We will cruise for 3 hours towards Rosendal, through fjords and passing islands on the way.

When we get to Rosendal, there is a 15 minute walk up to the Baroniet, and the Rosendal Gardens

Ludvig Rosenkrantz and Karen Mowatt’s little manor from the 1660s is surrounded by beautiful and historic grounds, including a Renaissance garden, a romantic landscape garden and the kitchen garden. From Rosendal Garden you get a grand view of the enveloping mountains Malmangernuten, melderskin and Laurdalstind, and of the waterfall Hattebergfossen and Hardangerfjorden. The garden has been built up over several hundred years of changing styles and fashions in gardening, Here you can experience more than 300 years of garden history.

What´s Included

Snacks
Bottled water
Coffee and/or Tea
Soda/Pop

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • We meet you wherever you are, typical in Bergen city centre

Itinerary

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The Hardangerfjord has been an important tourist destination since the 19th century. The area offers spectaclar nature and living culture, and is a perfect choice for active or more relaxing holidays. The Hardangerfjord is 179 km long and is the 3rd longest fjord in the world. The definition of a fjord is a long, narrow inlet from the sea with steep sides or cliffs, created by glacial erosion during the ice ages.

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The manor from 1665 In 1658 there was a wedding between, Karen Mowat, the wealthiest heir in Norway, and Ludvig Rosenkrantz, a Danish nobleman. Karen Mowat and Ludvig Rosenkrantz were given the farm Hatteberg as a wedding present. They built their home here, and called it Rosendal. It was finished in 1665. A guided tour at the Manor House is a tour through different epochs. The rooms are influenced by owners over 250 years, and the Manor House is preserved as a home – the way it was when the last owners left in 1927.

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About Folgefonnsenteret - The Folgefonn Centre The Folgefonn Centre opened on 2 May 2017. The new Folgefonn Centre in the village of Rosendal, on the Hardangerfjord, offers interactive exhibitions on the Folgefonna National Park, aquatic life in the Hardangerfjord, the world’s water cycle, sustainable use of natural resources, and climate change.

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Nice narrow fjord, with a bridge crossing over