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A source of inspiration for artists and photographers

Latefossen, also known as Låtefossen, is a famous waterfall located in Odda municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is one of the most iconic and easily recognizable waterfalls in the country. Latefossen is situated along the national tourist route between the towns of Odda and Lofthus, making it easily accessible for visitors. Latefossen is unique because it consists of two separate streams of water that join together as they plunge down a 165-meter (541-foot) cliff face. The waterfall is renowned for its striking beauty and the powerful flow of water. Its location, surrounded by scenic landscapes and mountains, makes it a popular tourist attraction. Visitors can view Latefossen from a convenient parking area near the waterfall, which provides an excellent vantage point for admiring its beauty and taking stunning photographs. There are also walking paths and trails in the area that allow visitors to explore the surroundings and enjoy the natural scenery. Latefossen is not only a popular tourist destination but also a symbol of Norwegian nature and a source of inspiration for artists and photographers. Its picturesque setting and the awe-inspiring sight of water cascading down the cliff make it a must-see attraction for anyone visiting the region.

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Located in Ullensvang Municipality in Vestland County, Norway.

How to get there:

By Car: Latefossen is located in Odda municipality, Hordaland county, Norway. If you have access to a car, you can drive to the waterfall. The distance and travel time will depend on your starting point, but Odda is a common starting point for visitors.

From Odda: Start by driving south on Route 13 (Rv 13) from Odda. Latefossen is located approximately 13 kilometers (8 miles) south of Odda along this route. The drive takes about 15-20 minutes.

Additionally, public transportation options such as buses may be available from Odda or nearby towns to Latefossen. You can inquire about bus schedules and routes at the local tourist information center or check the website of the public transport provider in the area.

Remember to wear appropriate footwear and be cautious while exploring the area around the waterfall, as paths and trails may be slippery due to the mist and water spray from the falls.

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