4 Waterfalls to explore in Møre og Romsdal
It is an area of iconic fjords but also of beautiful mountains, countless waterfalls, myriad islands, rugged coasts, and great valleys.
The Mardalsfossen waterfall cascades 297 meters down into the valley and is the fourth highest waterfall in the world (the whole waterfall is 655 m). The waterfall is an impressive sight in the period when the water is released by the hydroelectricity company - from 20th June to 20th August each year. It is easily reachable from the road and is one of the famous places in this area.
Mongefossen is a waterfall in the Rauma Municipality of Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is the fourth tallest single-drop waterfall in the world. It's located near the European route E136 highway and the Rauma River, which it flows into. There is some dispute as to the height, but it is generally listed at 773 metres. As is the case with many of Norway's waterfalls, it has been targeted for hydroelectric power, which results in greatly diminished water flow during the summer tourist season.
The Seven Sisters is the 39th tallest waterfall in Norway. The 410-meter tall waterfall consists of seven separate streams, and the tallest of the seven has a free fall that measures 250 meters. The waterfall is located just south of the historic Knivsflå farm, across the fjord from the old Skageflå farm. The falls are about 6.5 kilometers west of the village of Geiranger. It is part of the Geiranger World Heritage Site.
Vinnufossen or Vinnufallet is the tallest waterfall in Europe and the sixth-tallest in the world. The 865-meter tall tiered horsetail waterfall is located just east of the village of Sunndalsøra in the municipality of Sunndal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The falls are part of the river Vinnu which flows down from the Vinnufjellet mountain and it is fed from the Vinnufonna glacier. The falls flow into the river Driva near the village of Hoelsand.