That turned out to be a good choice as we passed some pretty cool spots along the way including a hydroelectric power plant (good use of all those waterfalls), orchards, and more fjords/cliffs. Hardanger has been a fruit-growing region since the 14th century. Experience an unforgettable fjord cruise on the Hardangerfjord - departure Oslo or Bergen. The scenic route includes two ferries, one from Tørvikbygd to Jondal and another connecting Utne with Kvanndal and Kinsarvik. The Hardangervidda National Park Route, also known as the Telemark Mountain Road (Fjellveien), will allow you to experience Hardangervidda and the the stunning mountains in Telemark in the spring, summer and autumn.It is perfect for exploring the area by car. You will find The Hardanger National Tourist Route is a beautiful 158-kilometre-long stretch of road. The 158-kilometre-long Hardanger National Tourist Route passes through the scenic Hardangerfjord area, where for more than a century travellers have come to experience mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers. Two great hikes in the area are the hike to Trolltunga and HM Queen Sonja´s Panoramic Trail. The Hardanger scenic route can be easily combined with Norwegian Scenic Routes Hardangervidda and Ryfylke. Norheimsund, Kinsarvik, Jondal, Granvin and Odda are the five regional centres in the area. There are many farm shops in Hardanger, selling local specialities. Hardanger is the best place in Norway when it comes to eating sweet cherries and drinking apple cider. Cruise on the Hardangerfjord and enjoy a scenic railway trip along the way. Price NOK: 14 850,-Days: 7. Norway's 18 National Scenic Routes are specially selected roads that take you through the best scenery Norway has to offer.. Funding from government has enabled improved conditions and facilities along the roads. Even more, Hardanger has two of the 18 Norwegian Scenic Routes, which are Hardangervidda (mountain area) and Hardange by the fjord.Along these routes of Hardanger, immerse yourself in the scenic landscape, and fruits that are good as the garden of Eden. Hardanger National Tourist Route. Part of the tour follows Norwegian Scenic Route Hardanger. On the fruit and cider route in Ulvik you can visit three fruit farms, taste the juice and cider and see and learn about its production and history. We decided on the scenic route over the one with two super long tunnels. I was doing the detour to follow the Hardanger scenic route as advised. Hardanger is Norway's orchard. Would really like to do that as it cuts down my travel time by almost 2 hours. Book today! National Tourist Route Hardanger passes through a scenic area steeped in culture and tradition, where for more than a century travellers have come to experience mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers. 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