Haaheim Gaard – a cultural experience on the island of Tysnes

Haaheim Gaard is situated on the mountainside at the foot of Tysnessåto (752 metres above sea level). It comprises a lovely garden with a chapel, garden pavilion and 1,500 metres of garden paths that wind their way between benches, flower beds and different areas of the garden.

There’s no shortage of experiences on offer at Haaheim Gaard, as it organises everything from concerts, festivals, theatre performances, opera, singalongs and lectures. Your hosts at Haaheim Gaard are outstanding, led by master of the house Torstein Hatlevik.

And if you’re planning a night at Haaheim Gaard with your partner, the hotel can guarantee you an amorous stay.

Treetop cabin for the whole family – in the middle of the mountains

The treetop cabin Ørnablikk is situated on Dyvikesåto in Stord municipality, halfway between Bergen and Haugesund. The cabin towers 180 metres above sea level with fantastic views of the ocean to the west and across to Bømlo and towards Stord airport, Sørstokken.

The cabin is situated nine metres above the forest floor, among the treetops, where you can be at one with Western Norway’s forest wilderness, mountains, fjord and sea. The cabin can sleep nine and is perfect for a group of friends or a family. In the evening, you can enjoy the view from the large terrace that surrounds the cabin, while you warm yourself around the bonfire pan. Welcome to Himmelhyttene.

Glamping – the new camping

Camp Ålfjorden is situated innermost in the Ålfjord in Sveio. Its goal is to make people relax in nature, and it has everything you need for trips out to sea, fishing, swimming, water-based activities and walks in nature.

You can book a spot for a camper van close to the sea and nature. In 2021, Camp Ålfjorden also embraced glamping, and it has has two lovely glamping tents where you can spend an unforgettable night.

Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri – by royal command

Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri has stood in the same position since the 17th century when King Christian IV decided that there had to be a hostelry at every half day’s journey point along the coast.

Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri is now a pleasant port of call for both Norwegian guests and those from further afield. Many people come here today to relax and spend the days enjoying the beautiful scenery. And with Team Johannessen as your hosts, you’re guaranteed a fantastic culinary experience. The award-winning chefs and restaurant focus on fresh, local produce, and you’re guaranteed a world-class meal.

Ryvarden Lighthouse and Cultural Centre

Do you fancy the idea of a lighthouse holiday? A weekend with friends? Or maybe organising a strategy meeting with your colleagues in a wonderful setting? The headland at Ryvardsneset extends out into the sea, where the sea and sky meet. At Ryvarden, you will find, among other things, Galleri Ryvarden, a café, artists’ studios and the lighthouse keeper’s dwelling, which is for let. The gallery and café are open every Sunday and on public holiday from March to November, with longer opening hours during summer. There are also function rooms for let. The walk there is on a 2-km good gravel road from Mølstrevåg. Expansive views across the North Sea, Sletta, the Bømlafjord and to the islands out to the west.