60° 22′ 14″ N, 6° 6′ 10″ E

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50-meter drop

Walk behind the waterfall

Steinsdalsfossen is a popular waterfall located in Norway. It is situated in the village of Steine, near the town of Norheimsund in the Hardanger region of western Norway. What makes Steinsdalsfossen unique is that visitors can actually walk behind the waterfall and view it from a different perspective. There is a pathway that leads you behind the cascading water, allowing you to experience the powerful rush and get a close-up look at the falls. Steinsdalsfossen is approximately 50 meters (164 feet) high and is fed by the Steinsdalselva River. It is a popular tourist attraction, especially during the summer months when visitors can enjoy the scenic beauty of the waterfall and its surrounding nature. If you're planning a visit to Steinsdalsfossen, it's recommended to check the local weather conditions and any regulations or guidelines that may be in place for visitors.

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Located in the village of Steine in the municipality of Kvam in Vestland county, Norway.

How to get there:

From Bergen: If you are flying into Bergen, you can take a train or bus from Bergen to Norheimsund, which is the nearest town to Steinsdalsfossen. The journey takes about 1.5 to 2 hours by bus or 2.5 to 3 hours by train.

From Norheimsund: Once you reach Norheimsund, you can either walk or take a short taxi ride to Steinsdalsfossen. The waterfall is located about 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) southwest of Norheimsund. There are signs and a well-marked trail leading to the waterfall, making it easy to find.

From Oslo: If you are arriving in Oslo, you can take a domestic flight to Bergen or take a train or bus from Oslo to Norheimsund. The train journey from Oslo to Norheimsund takes approximately 5 to 6 hours, while the bus journey takes around 7 to 8 hours.

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