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Cider safari – Cider tasting on farms and fjord cruise

Package deals that combine all our products: Fjord Cruise, farm visit with tasting of cider, food and/or accomodation.

Last day 2022 for Vision of the Fjords, fjord cruise: September, 16.

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Cider tasting on the farms
Meet our farmers and experience local products and learn about the production of fruit and cider.

This ticket is for you that want to start your experience directly on the farm.

From September 1, Lofthus Ekspedisjon has daily tastings, Fruit and cider train in Ulvik offer cider tasting. Lofthus sideri has drop-in.

Scroll down this page to find out more about the different farms and book your tasting.

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Fjord cruise with Vision of the Fjords
Odda – Tyssedal – Nå – Børve – Aga – Lofthus:

Vision of the Fjords has three daily departures from Odda to Lofthus. Find your tickets to the beautiful Fjord Cruise.

Last departure 2022: September 16, 13.50 from Odda to Lofthus.

Time schedule and Booking.

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Fjordcruise Hardanger (Norled)
Norheimsund – Herand- Utne – Lofthus – Kinsarvik – Ulvik – Eidfjord

Experience the beautiful fjord cruise from Norheimsund to Eidfjord. This can be combined with our cider activities if you stop at Ulvik or Lofthus.

Last day 2022: August 28.

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Season ticket to Vision of The Fjords (Ambassador ticket).

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Stora Naa Siderkompani

Store Naa Cider Tour

May 09 September 01

Welcome to Store Naa Cider Tour, the combination of cider tasting, walking in cultural landscape and local history. Tour starts at 12:40 or 17:00 by the doc at Nå. You will have a beautiful walk to the farm, Store Naa. Cider tasting and introduction to cider history and cider culture at the farm.

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Start:

Doc at Nå, Fjordavegen 1981, 5776 Nå

Time:

Monday to Saturday 12:40 and 17:00

Duration

Approx 1 hour

Price:

450 kr pr pers

Includes:

Tour in cidery, tasting, walk in landscape, farm shop

Aga Cider Tour

June 01 September 01

Join Aga Cider Tour, combination of cider tasting, local food and local culture.

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Attendance:

At the farm, Aga 73, 5776 Nå

TIme:

12:15

Duration:

Approx 3 hours

Price:

995 kr pr person

Includes:

Tour in cidery, cider tasting, farm shop, lunch and guided tour at Agatunet

Cider and cheese at Aga Sideri

June 1 September 1

Have you tried the combination cider and cheese? Here you will be served 3 ciders in combination with 3 cheese produced in Norway.

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Attendance:

At the farm, Aga 73, 5776 Nå

Time:

15:05

Duration:

Approx 1 hour

Price

450 pr person

Includes:

Tasting of cider and cheese, tour, farm visit

Cider tasting at Kvestad sideri

June 23 July 30

Taste the different ciders, learn about the familiy farm history and enjoy the view from one of the apple farms highest above the fjord.

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Attendance:

Quay at Nå. Kvestad arrange transportation to the farm

Time:

Thursday till Saturday: 12:00, Thursday and Friday: 17:00

Duration:

Approx 1,5 hours

Price:

495 pr person

Includes:

Tasting, tour in the cidery, farm visit

Cider tasting at Alde Sider

June 10 August 15

Thursday to Saturday you can join us for tasting at Alde. Here you can experience innovative, award winning cider in combination with storytelling and tasting of local produced cheese.

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Attendance:

Alde - Bleie gard, Bleievegen 16, Nå

Time:

Thursday - Saturday: 13:10 and 15:10

Duration:

1 hour

Price:

450 kr pr pers

Includes

Tasting, tour and farm visit

Cider tasting at Lofthus Ekspedisjon

May 06 September 26

Get an introduction to the Cider from Hardanger at Lofthus Ekpedisjon, and taste a selection of their local produces cider. You will learn about the cultur history related to agriculture, food- and beverage culture in Hardanger.
You can also buy pizza and different snacks.

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Attendance:

Lofthus Ekspedisjon

Time:

15:20

Duration:

Approx 1 hour

Price:

420 pr person

Includes:

Cider tasting, introduction to process of cider and fruit.

Cider tasting at Hardangergutane

June 1 August 20

Get an introduction to Cider from Hardanger, visit the people behind the products of Hardangergutane and taste a selection of local produced cider.
You can also enjoy home made pizza on the quay at Børve.

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Attendance

At Børve Quay

Time:

Monday till Saturday 12.30 or 15.00

Duration:

Approx 1,5 hours

Price:

450 kr pr person

Includes:

Tasting, tour in production area, introduction to the process of cider.

Cider and fruit destillate Edel – Åkre farm

June 1 September 1

Taste the award winning cider and fruit destillate at Åkre farm.

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Attendance

At the farm Åkre, Fjordavegen 2036, 5776 Nå

Time

Monday till Saturday at 13.00 or 15.00

Duration:

Approx 1,5 hour

Price:

590 per person

Includes

Tasting, tour, farm visit

Cider tasting Helleland farm

May 13 August 19

Experience a traditional fruit farm with cider production, Helleland farm with Heldre cider. Get an introduction to Sider from Hardanger and meet the locals.

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Attendance:

Helleland gard, Helellandsvegen 145

Time:

Monday till Saturday 17.00. Period May 13 - June 1 only on Fridays and Saturdays

Duration

Approx 45 min

Price

390 per person

Includes

Tasting - tour in the cidery, farm shop

Fruit trail and tasting Alvavoll

June 1 August 15

Experience the fruit town Lofthus and get an introduction to the history of fruit production and processing. Guided walk through the fruit trail, and cider tasting on Alvavoll.

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Attendance:

Lofthus Kai (port) by Bunnpris

Time:

10.15

Duration:

Approx 1 hour

Price:

490 pr person

Includes:

Guided walk on the fruit trail, cider tasting, guided tour in cidery and farm visit

Spildegarden cider tasting

May 1 August 13

A tasting walk in the world of the apple cider. Jane and Geir Henning welcome you to their farm.

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Attendance

At the farm. Spildegarden, Nedre Vik 78, 5610 Øystese

Time

16.30 Monday to Saturday. In the period May 1 - June 27 only on Saturdays

Duration

Approx 1,5 hour

Price

490 pr person

Includes

Cidertasting with something on the side. Experience history, culture, tradition and the people. Farm shop.

The fruit and cider route in Ulvik

June 13. August 13.

Fruit and cider route in combination with tour and tasting on one of the farms: Hakastad, Lekve, Syse

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Attendance:

On the farm Choose your farm and time when you order

Time

Monday - Saturday 12.30 and 15.00

Duration

Approx 1 hour

Price

375 kr per person. Children age 7-17 50% discount,age 0-6 free

Includes

Tour, tasting cider and fruit products. Experience history, culture, tradition and the farmer. Farm shop.

Find our farms and products here:

Fjord and fruit safari

Øystese-Steinstø

Fjord safari with RIB, orchard guiding, and tasting of apple juice and ciders. !

Edel Sider, Åkre Gård

The farm is run by cider producers Arita and Gjermund Åkre. Edel is a multi awarded cider, juice and spirits producer with a grand selection of ciders.

Kvestad Sideri

Cider producer: The sisters Hilde and Marianne Haakonsdotter Kvestad with family. New producer of cider.

Hardangerbonden

Sekse

Cider producer Ingrid Larssen Sekse with family. New producer of cider.

Sjuragarden

Norheimsund

Cider producer: Jarand Mo Dalatun and Karin Mo Valland. Producer of apple juice, jams and ciders.

Spildegarden

Øystese

Cider producer: Jane Larsen and Geir Henning Spilde. Awarded producer of apple juice and cider.

Steinstø Fruktgard

Steinstø

Steinstø is an idyllic place in peaceful surroundings by the Hardanger Fjord. The family has grown fruits and berries for nine generations.

Hardangergutane

Børve

Cider producers Kristian, Karl Magnus Andersen and Inger Gunvaldsen. Renown producer of apple juice and cider. Various types of ciders and apple juice. www.hardangergutane.no

Store Naa Siderkompani

Cider producer: Eirik Nå Aga with family. Producer of apple juice and cider. New producer.

Hardanger Cideri

Aga

Cider producers Guro Øverby, Terje Johnsbråten and Sjur Jåstad. Producer of apple juice and cider.

Sider in Ullensvang

Experience the diversity of producers in Sørfjorden

Located on both sides of the beautiful Sørfjorden

Alvavoll Frukt & Sidergard

Lothus

Alvavoll Fruit & Cider farm is located just above the centre of Lofthus in the Hardanger region. They produce apples, pears, plums, honey, apple juice and cider, all available at their farm shop.

Lofthus Ekspedisjon

Lofthus

Cider producer: Fredrik Opedal. Producer of cider and beer.

Lofthus Sideri

Lofthus

Cider producers Ivar Tveito Eidnes, Halldor Elling Eidnes, Halldor Gjernes, Åsmund Eidnes Nedrevåg. New producer of cider and apple juice

Helleland gard

Lofthus

Cider producer Olav Helleland. Traditional producer of cider and apple juice.

Hardanger Saft- og Siderfabrikk

Cider producer Nils Lekve. Producer of apple juice, ciders and spirits. One of the biggest producer in Hardanger. Offers a grand selection of ciders.

Sidersafari

Sidercruise between Lofthus og Odda

A truly unique experience that combines a fjord cruise, culture, and food and drink experiences in Hardanger.

Harding Sideri

Grimo

Cider producer Jan Ove Nes. New producer of ciders: Stille Harding and Harding sprudlende.

Fruit and cider route in Ulvik

The farms: Hakastad, Lekve, Syse

In Ulvik, Hardanger you will find the only fruit and cider route in Norway, consisting of three remarkable farms. Between the farms you will get unique experiences from farm to farm

Ulvik Frukt & Cideri

Ulvik Frukt & Cideri

Ulvik

Cider producer: Asbjørn Børsheim. Traditional and awarded cider producer. Producing a variety of apple juices and ciders.

Syse Gard

Ulvik

Cider producer: Gro and Hans Uglenes. Economuseum. Specializing in fruit farming and fruit processing. Producer of apple juice, jams, ciders and lamb mea

Hardangerfjord cruise

Norheimsund to Eidfjord

Go cruising on the Hardangerfjord

Alde Sider

Indre Bleie, 5776 Nå

Olav Bleie is the man behind the award winning Alde Cider, and one of the driving forces of the Hardanger cider wave.

Kveik Brygghus

Ulvik

Visit newcomer Rolf Tore Djønne at Aldegarden in Ulvik.

Aga Sideri

Aga

Located close to the historic Agatunet, award winning cider producer Joar Aga takes the traditional cider one step further

Fjord and fruit safari
Edel Sider, Åkre Gård
Kvestad Sideri
Hardangerbonden
Sjuragarden
Spildegarden
Steinstø Fruktgard
Hardangergutane
Store Naa Siderkompani
Hardanger Cideri
Sider in Ullensvang
Alvavoll Frukt & Sidergard
Lofthus Ekspedisjon
Lofthus Sideri
Helleland gard
Hardanger Saft- og Siderfabrikk
Sidersafari
Harding Sideri
Fruit and cider route in Ulvik
Ulvik Frukt & Cideri
Syse Gard
Hardangerfjord cruise
Alde Sider
Kveik Brygghus
Aga Sideri