VIDEO: Port of Eidfjord (Hardangerfjord, Norway) looking forward to newcomers this cruise season

   March 12, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

Hardangerfjord is expecting a total of 134 calls this year, bringing 230,000+ passengers to Eidfjord, Ulvik, Rosendal, Jondal, and Odda, given full guest capacity.

The season commenced on February 22 and will end on December 21. A number of cruise companies will be visiting for the first time, including Ambassador Cruise Line, DCL-Disney Cruise Line, NCL-Norwegian Cruise Line, Silversea, and Ponant.

Eidfjord municipality is planning the introduction of shoreside electricity. A committee delivered a report to the city council which is going to discuss further action. Eidfjord's Simakraft Hydropower Station is one of the major suppliers of hydroelectricity in Norway.

A half-day cider safari is offered in Eidfjord for the first time during this summer. Passengers will embark on a local boat for a guided tour, stopping off in Ulvik Harbor and Osafjorden to visit Ulvik Fruit and Cider Farm for a 90-minute visit and tasting hosted by the owner. This is to be followed by a restaurant lunch showcasing local food. Vacationers will meet only locals, as well as taste only local products and will be told only local and traditional stories.

Your personal data will be processed and information from your device (cookies, unique identifiers, and other device data) may be stored by, accessed by and shared with third party vendors, or used specifically by this site or app. Some vendors may process your personal data on the basis of legitimate interest, which you can object to by managing your options below. Look for a link at the bottom of this page or in our privacy policy where you can withdraw consent.