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  1. Add Art in the landscape to your Itinerary

    Art in the landscape

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    Artists of the interdisciplinary artistic organization Hardingpuls in Hardanger have since 2004 made several unique projects with art in the landscape, and site-specific art events in cooperation with invited external artists. You can see some of...

  2. Add Hardanger Embroidery to your Itinerary

    Hardanger Embroidery

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    Hardanger embroidery is a form of white work embroidery developed in the Hardanger region. It was originally worked with white linen thread on even weave white linen cloth.
    Parts of the female traditional costume, such as apron borders and...

  3. Add Hardanger Folk Museum to your Itinerary

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    Hardanger Folk Museum

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    Utne
    5778, Utne

    Hardanger Folk Museum in Utne is the regional museum of Hardanger. Since 1911 is has collected artefacts, buildings and knowledge of cultural-historical value in the region. There are exhibitions of traditional folk costumes, Hardanger embroidery,...

  4. Add Skredhaugen to your Itinerary

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    Skredhaugen

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    Ernes
    5781, Lofthus

    Skredahaugen is an open air museum with a collection of historic houses from Hardanger. During summer it is open week-ends, and Wednesday evenings there are different activities. Outside opening hours you are welcome to visit the place, but the...

  5. Add The Magistrate's House in Hesthamar to your Itinerary

    The Magistrate's House in Hesthamar

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    Hesthamar

    Some 4-5 km north of Utne, the Magistrate's House is beautifully situated on the Hardangerfjord. The white wooden house was built in 1723, and extended over the course of the 18th century. With distinct architectural features it is one of few...

  6. Add Utne Church to your Itinerary

    Utne Church

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    Utne
    5778, Utne

    Utne Church is a beautiful white painted wooden church, built between 1892 and 1895. There is room for 400 people. The glass was painted by the artist Bernhard Greve. The surroundigs are idyllic, with many iof Utne's white painted historic houses...

  7. Add Hardanger Bestikk/ Hardanger Souvenirs to your Itinerary

    Hardanger Bestikk/ Hardanger Souvenirs

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    5780, Kinsarvik

    Hardanger Bestikk is the largest producer of flatware in Scandinavia. By combining traditional craftmanship and modern technology international succsess has been acheived. The outlet in Kinsarvik sells both traditional Royal Pewter and award winning...

  8. Add Ullensvang Church to your Itinerary

    Ullensvang Church

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    Ullensvang
    5781, Lofthus

    The stone church in Lofthus was probably built between 1250 and 1300. It is an example of Gothic architecture with pointed arches. Legend says that the masterbulders were English or Scottish. Between 1884 and 1886 the church was renovated and the...

  9. Add Kinsarvik Church to your Itinerary

    Kinsarvik Church

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    Kinsarvik
    5780, Kinsarvik

    The stone church in Kinsarvik was probably built around 1160. It is an example Romanesque architecture, featuring Norman arches. It is one of the oldest stone churches in the country, and used to be the main church in Hardanger. The church has been...

  10. Add Edvard Grieg's Composer Cabin to your Itinerary

    Edvard Grieg's Composer Cabin

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    Lofthus
    5781, Lofthus

    Norway’s most known composer Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) spent many summers in Hardanger, and the region provided him with artistic inspiration. In Lofthus he had a small cabin built, in which he used to write music. Today the cabin is in the garden of...

Ullensvang Turistkontor

Pb 73, NO-5782 Kinsarvik

Norway

Tel. +47 53 66 31 12

Email: turistinfo@kinsarvik.net