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Getting There -- Take the train from Bergen to Voss, where a connecting bus will take you the rest of the way. The train from Bergen to Voss takes 1 hour and 15 minutes and costs NOK318 ($64/£32). Buses for Eidfjord depart three or four times a day from Voss, taking 1 3/4 hours.

Part of the route across the Eidfjord itself requires a 10-minute ferryboat ride from Ulvik. In summer the ferry departs every 10 minutes, and in winter every 40 minutes. From Odda in the south, motorists take Rte. 47 north; from Geilo in the east, go along Rte. 7 west. The drive takes an hour.

Visitor Information -- The Eidfjord Tourist Office (tel. 53-67-34-00; www.eidfjordinfo.com) lies in the town center and is open June to August daily from 9am to 7pm. There are no street names. Also visit the website for information.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.