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  1. Art in the landscape

    Address

    5778, Utne

    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. Kinsarvik Church

    Address

    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…

  3. Edvard Grieg's Composer Cabin

    Address

    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…

  4. Hardanger Bestikk/ Hardanger Souvenirs

    Address

    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…

  5. The Magistrate's House in Hesthamar

    Address

    Hesthamar
    5778, Utne

    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. Ullensvang Church

    Address

    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…

  7. Utne Church

    Address

    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…

Ullensvang Turistkontor

Pb 73, NO-5782 Kinsarvik

Norway

Tel. +47 480 70 777

Email: turist@ullensvang.kommune.no