Situated in the middle of Fjord Norway, Voss is the adventure capital of Norway!
If you prefer an adventurous holiday, Voss is the place for you! Voss is situated in the middle of Fjord Norway, only a short distance from Bergen.
Covering an area of 1,800 square kilometres and with a population of 14,000, Voss is one of the biggest municipalities in the county of Hordaland. Voss has become 'the' place for skiing enthusiasts from Norway and abroad. Here you will find everything from easy tracks to challenging pistes. Snow canons mean you are guaranteed snow and even better skiing.
In summer, Voss offers rafting, kayak trips, mountain horseback riding, sports angling, parasailing, skydiving, paragliding, sightseeing by seaplane, golf and lots, lots more!
The village is an important tourist destination with long traditions in both summer and winter tourism, and it has fostered many internationally successful skiers.
Voss is also famous for its cultural traditions in folk music, folk art/handicrafts and traditional food. Voss has attractions such as the music festivals Vossajazz and the Osa Festival, but its rich food traditions should not be forgotten, with traditional delicacies such as smalahove (dried, salted sheep's head) being the most famous.
Ekstremsportveko is the largest sport and music festival of its kind, and is hosted every year in Voss. The festival hosts competitions in kayaking, rafting, mtb-bmx, kiting, skydiving, paragliding, hanggliding, multisport, freeride, big air, climbing, BASE and longboarding. The various sports are the main focus of Ekstremsportveko, however the music program has become an important part for the total experience of the festival.