Odda the capital of Hardanger
Odda municipality has approximately 7.000 inhabitants and covers a area of 1.616,0 km2, lies in the county of Hordaland. The district centre is Odda, Tyssedal, Skare and Røldal. The main attractions are Låtefossen waterfall, Hardangervidda, Buer glacier, Folgefonna, Skjeggedal. During the 19th century, Odda was one of the most visited destinations for cruise passengers and other tourists. The landscape in the area provides compelling contrasts and the cultural history is fascinating.
In Oddadalen you will find numerous waterfalls, created by melt water from the glacier. A ravine between Hardengervidda and Folgefonna. In this unique valley there are numerous waterfalls within a distance of 10 km; Tjørnadalsfoss, Strandfoss, Vidfoss, Espelandsfoss and Låtefoss.