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Hardanger fruit and cidre festival

Every year on the 2. weekend in Oktober, there is the fruit and cidre festival in Øystese. Market with local products and food, activities for the whole family and more.

Hardanger Fartøyvernsenter

The Fartøyvernsenter in Norheimsund is a museum warf and a living maritime centre. Visitors can view craftsmen at work, exhibitions and information about wooden boats and steamboats. Activity trail with exciting tasks for the whole family. Café with home-cooked light meals. Open every day until September. Tlf: +47 56 55 33 50 Hardanger Fartøyvernsenter

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Årleg musikkfestival i juni som er oppkalla etter Geirr Tveitts mest kjente verk, inspirert av folketonar frå Hardanger. Festivalen har ei lang rekkje Tveitt-framføringar bak seg.

Hardanger Aqua centre

The Hardanger Aqua centre in Steinstø gives you exciting insight into the life of a salmon and the production value. The centre consists of an exhibition and a floating fish farm in the Fyksesound. Open mid. June to mid. August, closed Mondays. Tlf.: +47 56 55 55 40 Hardanger Akvasenter

Ålvik Rock
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Rockfestival som vert arrangert årleg, andre helg i september. Andre faste innslag er PåskeRock & JolaRock som blir skipa til på Øvreviken Pub i Øystese.

Swimming in the fjord and mountain lakes

There are several beautiful public swimming areas along the Fjord, from Strandebarm to Ålvik. The boat harbour in Vikøy, Holmsund (Skipadalen) and the beach in Øystese are just a few of the many swimming sites in the area. There are also mountain lakes where you can go swimming. Krokavatnet, Skårsvatnet and Fitjadalsvatnet are among lakes than can be recommended. Ask the local Tourist Information for more details.


In Kvam there are many fishing opportunities, as well in the fjord as in freshwater. No need for fishing permits in the fjord, in the Fitjals lake and on the Kvamskogen. It is not allowed to fish closer than 100 meters from any fish farm. Find more information in the local Tourist information. 

Hardanger Trebåtfestival
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Det vert skipa til Hardanger Trebåtfestival kvart år i juni. Marknad, opne verkstader, utstilllinger, foredrag og ulike tilstellingar. Aktivitetar for heile familien.

Concerts in Kabuso

The arthouse Kabuso has his own concerthall with capacity for 150 persons. There are different kinds of concerts, from folk musik to jazz and classical concerts. Tlf.: +47 56 55 39 00 Concerts in Kabuso




Open air music festival in Øystese, always on the 1st weekend in June.  Read more on their website...

Swimming pool and sauna

The Hardangerfjord Hotel in Øystese has a swimming pool and a sauna. Kr. 75,- pr. pers. Tlf.: +47 56 55 63 00 Hardangerfjord Hotel

Horseback Riding

The Børve farm near by Øystese offers trail rides with horses or riders of variable skills. Booking in advance. Tlf: +47 56 55 54 27 / +47 901 99 736


The training course with 6 holes is located at Børve, Øystese with lovely view over the Hardangerfjord. Driving-range. Green Fee is payed at the course. Tokens for the ball machine can be bought at the local Esso stations. Tlf. Hardanger Golfclub: +47 913 74 650



The cinema is located in Norheimsund by the main road, near the Esso station. There are films twice a week. Program


Hardanger Bowlingcenter in Øystese (in the Hardngersenteret) offers four bowling lanes, air hokey, golf simulator and other games. Open Monday - Thursday 18 - 21 and Sunday 14 - 21. Tlf.: +47 948 18 381 / +47 415 73 625

Eikedalen Skicenter

The Ski center in Eikedalen is situated on the Kvamskogen, about 20 min. drive from Norheimsund.



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Tel:(+47) 56 55 31 84

Open Sommer 2017
Monday - Friday 10:00 - 16:00
May 02 - June 19 and Aug 21 - Sept 22
Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
June 19 - Aug 18

Hardanger Guide

Kart over Hardanger

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