Road 550 between Utne and Jondal is part of National Tourist Route Hardanger. It is a quiet road taking you through a scenic landscape on the banks of the Hardangerfjord, past many fruit orchards. The distance from Utne to Herand is 22 km, and the distance from Utne to Jondal is 42 km. The road is partly hilly, but mostly flat. Ascent/descent approximately 300 m. The road is paved.
Tip: cycle from Utne to Herand, and return to Utne by boat "Hardangerfjord Sightseeing"
How to get to Utne: With ferry from Kinsarvik or Kvanndal, or drive from Odda or Jondal. With boat "Hardangerfjord Sightseeing" from Lofthus.