Jondal -the village of Folgefonna
The short distance from the fjord
to the glacier makes Jondal to an extraordinary place for outdoor
activity. You can start your day on the glacier and end it sitting
in a kayak enjoying the sunset down by the fjord. Both Folgefonna
Summer Ski center and Folgefonni Glacier team arranges activities
on and around the glacier.
In the small villages of Jondal you
can stroll around on narrow paths among wooden houses and fruit
gardens from the 18 Century. In the city center of Jondal you will
find grocery stores, the tourist information, beaches, GPS paths,
and boat and bicycle rental.
In Herand, a small village north
of the city centre of Jondal, you will find tracking paths, possibilities
for mountain climbing, a culture gallery, a boatbuilding museum,
and a small charming pizza restaurant.
Both Jondal and Herand have good
harbors for boat guests with possibility for fuel tanking. In both
villages you will find a wide range of accommodation possibilities,
ranging from romantic rooms on farms to rooms or cabins down by
The tourist information in Jondal
is located in the old school building from 1895 placed in the middle
of the city centre of Jondal. We are open daily from 1.6- 1.9. From 09:30 to 18:00 in week 28,29, and 30, rest of period 09:30 -16:00.
Welcome to Jondal!