If you want to travel to a place that offers exciting and spectacular experiences in beautiful union with nature, then Voss is the place for you! Voss is located in the middle of Fjord Norway and is easily accessible by train from Bergen. The «activity village» Voss can quickly become your new favorite destination!
Voss is an exciting destination with long traditions for both summer and winter tourism. Winter sports are particularly strong and this small village has fostered a whole lot of Olympic medal winners out of its more than 15,000 inhabitants. In fact, there has been one participant from Voss in every Olympics since 1948, with the exception of 1972!
Experiences and extreme sports at Voss - All year round
Voss has developed into a real in-place for skiers and extreme athletes from home and abroad. In winter you can ski in the ski resorts at Voss and in Myrkdalen, where you will find everything from easy to demanding trails, or go cross-country skiing in the mountains and peaks around the village.
The place is also very popular with extreme sports athletes, especially because of the popular "Extreme Sports Week". Since 1998, Ekstremsportveko has built up a position as one of the world's largest and most successful extreme sports events. In addition to being a sports festival, Ekstremsportveko has also become a popular music festival. Every year, Voss hosts major artists in the genres of pop, rock, reggae and funk.
At Voss you will also find Scandinavia's first Wind Tunnel, fantastic rivers for rafting and kayaking, mountain hikes that suit all levels, Voss Gondola that takes you up in height and much, much more!
Cultural village Voss
Voss is also known for its cultural traditions in folk music, folk arts / crafts and traditional food. Voss has attractions such as music festivals Vossajazz and the Osa festival, but its rich food traditions should not be forgotten, with traditional delicacies such as smalahove (dried, salted and steamed sheep's head) being the most famous.
In other words, Voss can also offer a wide range of exciting activities, everything from kayaking and rafting to paragliding and skydiving, to horseback riding and hiking in the mountains. You are guaranteed to find something exciting in Voss!