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Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall

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Address: Mo ved Steinsdalen, Norheimsund 5600, Norway
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2 kms from Norheimsund direction Bergen, just by route 7. One of the best...

2 kms from Norheimsund direction Bergen, just by route 7. One of the best known and photographed waterfalls of the country, where you can walk under and behind the waterfall. Stone monument astrophysicist Svein Rosseland. Represented Norway on Expo 2000.

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Stunning Waterfall

This was a brief stop on a tour and well worth the visit. Nearby are shops and eateries. The location, right off the highway, is simply beautiful with farms and the river that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Ronald D
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a brief stop on a tour and well worth the visit. Nearby are shops and eateries. The location, right off the highway, is simply beautiful with farms and the river that the falls drain into. Being there in late May, the water was roaring. Simply beautiful.

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New Holland, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are plenty of waterfalls throughout western Norway, but most remain in the distance. The Steindalfossen is located right along route 7, and well worth the stop. There is a fairly large parking lot, along with two small gift shops, and it doesn't take long to walk a paved path that takes you behind the waterfall. The rocks above you... More 

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Skien, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently visited the waterfall, while visiting a friend from the area. The weather was terrible, and is rained a lot. But still, this was well worth the trip. It´s probably more beautiful in sunlight, but on the other hand, the rain made waterfall quite strong and even more mighty to watch. I would definitely recommend everyone who find themselves... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is around hour drive from Bergen. There is free parking and nice picnic area where you can eat your lunch. I recommend you to go during the spring as the waterfall is the strongest in that time. We've been there during the rainy season, so it was nice as well. There are two gift shop right by the... More 

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Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This handsome waterfall is unique; you can park and walk up to it, under it and have a wonderful view of the valley beyond in less than half an hour. But you'll want to stay and enjoy the refreshing mist off of it as well as the view and take advantage of the inviting little gift shops at the fall's... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful stop by this great Waterfall on the way from Granvin to Bergen.. Although its short stop, but the place is so charming.. You can have a walk behind the waters and see closely the falling waters.. Very calm and nice area.. Free parkings on site..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

we can walk behind this falls which is what is more attractive. Lovely falls and it thrilling as well.

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Steinsdalsfossen is always lovely in summer, but this frozen waterfall in winter was even more breathtaking!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Steindalfossen in Norheimsund is a place for me very special, this waterfall is unique because you can go dry behind a water and have easy access for everyone :-) I highly recommend :-)

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were on the way to Norheimsund, when we stooped at the Waterfall. As it is Spring, the waterfall's flow is strong enough. Took some nice pictures there. Also, there is a nice gift shop and a small coffeehouse.

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