Right in the middle of Hordaland lies the beautiful town of Voss. Here, you will find both world-class nature, Norwegian culture and sporting experiences. Voss is also known as the capital of Norway's extreme sport, but do not worry, you do not have to be top athletes to have a really nice holiday in Voss. Here is space and experiences for all holidaymakers who would like to holiday in our Norway accommodation.
Skiing and active experiences in Voss
Voss is a snow-covered area in winter and offers world-class ski resorts and cross country ski slopes, making Voss a winter paradise for all, from beginners to seasoned winter sports enthusiasts. Here, you will find snowy mountain peaks, deep valleys and clear lakes should you decide to spend your holiday in one of our range of accommodation options for self-catering in Norway. The area is well-known for its natural beauty and its many outdoor activities on offer throughout the year.
Would you like to try something unique during your holiday in one of our self-catering in Norway holiday homes that also gets the adrenaline pumping? Then visit VossVind - Indoor Skydiving. The wind tunnel is the first of its kind in Norway, and simulates the feeling of sky-diving - a great experience for thrill-seekers who may not be 100% ready to take the plunge for real! VossVind is open year-round and offers activities for adults and children from 5 years upwards.
For a week at the end of June, Voss becomes known as "Extreme Sports Voss". During the extreme week there are plenty of activities for you to enjoy. The festival strives to offer something for all ages, and there are certainly a range of activities for everyone to join in with. You will also find live music in a number of tents at the festival.
The wild experiences whilst self-catering in Norway in Voss
As part of the World Cultural Heritage of Vestnorsk Fjordlandskap, Voss offers a range of spectacular sites of natural beauty; such as waterfalls, lakes, rivers, majestic mountains and stunning vistas. Within walking distance of the centre of Voss lies the spectacular Bordalsgjelet - definitely worth seeing whilst staying in your chosen Norway accommodation. Those of you who enjoy being active during your holidays, can also visit Voss Klatreparken. Klatreparken is situated in scenic surroundings just off Strandaelva in Åsbkkeegjellet. Klatreparken has 4 mini courses and 2 large courses with a total of 55 different climbing and balancing elements. The perfect place for a great family outing.
Another fun attraction is the Voss Folkemuseum. The museum is built around Møltertunet, which lies on a hill with a beautiful view of Vossevangen. The Voss Folk Museum consists of three farms Møltertunet, Nesheimstunet and Oppheim Old Priestyard. The 16 small farmhouses, built in the period 1600-1870, are a unique example of construction practices and lifestyles in days gone by and a great way to start getting to know the Norwegian culture. At the museum there are also permanent and changing exhibitions with large collections of ancients tools.
Holiday in Voss and Hordaland
As you can see, there are many possibilities for a lovely holiday if you rent a holiday home in Voss. There is a great variety and there is most certainly something for all ages. When you are not on a day-trip, your chosen holiday home will serve as the perfect base where you can enjoy some time to yourself and with your loved-ones. You can choose from both holiday homes and smaller cabins in Norway, depending on what you are looking for for your holiday.