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The Hardanger fjord opens up in Øystese, giving you a fabulous panoramic view, to the fjord,
the mountains and the Folgefonna glacier. Øystese is a beautiful little village with a shopping area, post office, bank, petrol station, a pub, bowling hall, a sandy beach, marina, church, hotel and several cafés.

Cultural attractions

The arthouse Kabuso in Øystese is the county of Hordaland’s Millennium building. It’s neighbour, the Ingebrigt Vik museum, is an intimate sculpture museum containing the works of one of Norway’s greatest sculptors.Visiting the municipal museum Storeteigen will leave you a vivid impression of old times in our district. Guided tour by appointment. bygdemuséet Storeteigen.

Outdoor attractions
The Gold fish lake, (Skårsvatnet), is the home of the golden ide. Feed the fish from the lakeside. In Fitjadalen you’ll find the marvelous historical path and the Ørredalsfossen waterfall. Øystese is a great place for mountain walks. Good starting points are Fitjadalen, Sjusete and Soldal.

Agriculture and furniture production have long tradition in the village and are still important businesses for the local population. Industry, trade and tourism are also important ways to make a living to-day.

Fykse, Steinstø and Botnen
If you cross the Fyksesund Bridge, 10 km east of Øystese, you’ll soon get to the road to the hamlet of Fykse. Fykse is known for its beautifully cared for cultural landscape in keeping with old traditions. Her you will also find Gamlastovo Gardsrestaurant, a special experience for the palate with a menu that is composed from local  products, and maybe followed by a consert in the local grotto.
If you keep on the main road you will soon come to the dock for the boat to Botnen. Several times a week the boat is going in the small Fyksesund fjord where you will see some of Norway’s most spectacular nature. Just past the dock you will come to Steinstø Frukt- og Kakebu. You can visit the fruit farm and buy fruit and cakes.

Farm Holidays and other accommodations
Øystese offers a variety of accommodation possibilities. In the centre of the village you will find a newly renovated hotel and many near by farms that offer cabins and rooms for the night. You can rent a cabin or apartment on the edge of the fjord or high up on the mountain side.


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