Kinsarvik, Norway

Kinsarvik is a village, and former municipality, in the county of Hordaland, Norway. It is located at the mouth of the Sørfjorden and the Eidfjorden where it branches from the Hardangerfjord.

Kinsarvik has good opportunities for walking/skiing and is an excellent starting point on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. You can also hire rowing boats and canoes. Kinsarvik Church, dating from 1160, is one of the oldest stone churches in Norway. A visit to Hardanger Souvenirs, which has a factory shop selling the famous Hardanger cutlery is also highly recommended.

Visitors can also go glacier walking on the Glacier of Folgefonna, or view the spectacular falls at Valley of Mabo and the Husedal Valley.

Things to See & Do

* Hiking
* Waterfalls
* Kinsarvik church
* Treks across the Hardangervidda - Norway's largest national park
* Huse Valley

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language - Norwegian
Population – 459 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +47

Port Location - Kinsarvik Båthavn is the small marina located at Kinsarvik.

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