Ulvik is a municipality located in Hordaland county, Norway. It stretches from Hardangerfjord to the mountains reaching 1,800 m (5,900 ft) above sea level. Municipality's administrative centre is the village of Ulvik. Finse and Osa villages are also in Ulvik municipality.
Ulvik has a total area of 720.83 km2 (278.31 ml2). Of municipality's total population of 1,090 people (2014 census), the majority of 650 residents live in Ulvik village at the end of Ulvikafjorden. The vast majority of the ones who don't live in Ulvik village live on the farms surrounding it or at the end of Osafjorden in Osa.
Following the dissolution of the union between Sweden and Norway in 1905, Ulvik was among the few municipalities which returned majority in favour of republic rather than monarchy in a national referendum on the issue.
Ulvik village was nearly totally destroyed on April 25, 1940, during German invasion of Norway. Fighting erupted between Norwegian force on land and German landing party arriving in boats. Most of Ulvik was burned down, and 3 civilians were killed. Unknown number of Germans were also killed.
In 2016 the chief of police suggested that the police station be closed down in Ulvik.
Ulvik is mostly visited in the summer by many foreign cruise ships travelling along the fjord.
The Ulvik cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Ulvik, Hardangerfjord, Norway.
If you lose the Ulvik location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Ulvik cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Ulvik, Hardangerfjord, Norway. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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