Skytjedalsfossen

(Skykkjedalfoss, Skytjefossen, Skytjedalfossen)

Skytjedalsfossen, also called Skykkjedalfoss/Skytjefossen/Skytjedalfossen is a huge and powerful waterfall in the river Skykkjedalselva in the Simadalen/Hordaland. The waterfall is fed by the Skytjedalsvatnet and thunders down with a great force over 410 meters. The largest single drop is 175 meters.

The Simadalen is a valley east of Eidfjord in the region Hordaland. From Eidfjord it a 10 minute drive (8 kilometers) to the east over road Fv103. At the end of the road it is a short walk of 20 minutes to the Skytjedalsfossen. After that you can find the Løfallfossen  at the end of the valley, almost at the base of the Skytjedalsfossen.

Further on the valley there is Rembesdalsfossen, a regulated waterfall with a rather tiny stream or most of the time no stream. Right below Kjeåsen, at the beginning of the Simadalen is the second largest powerplant in Europe. I think in periods of extreme rainfall the waterfall will flow and is ready to be visited.

Nearby there are several amazing beautiful waterfalls in the Mabodalen: Beraskodalsfossen, Vedalsfossen and Valursfossen. But even more famous, impressive, beautiful is the Vøringfossen, one of the main touristic attraction of Norway.

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About Skytjedalsfossen

CountryNorway
RegionHordaland
LocationTveit-Simadalen
RiverSkykkjedalselva
Height410m
Latitude60.49676
Longitude7.24415
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