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Treskjerartunet in Voss, Norway - Photo: Svein Ulvund
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Treskjerartunet in Voss, Norway Photo: Svein Ulvund

Shopping in Voss

If you are searching for that special gift or souvenir, you can visit the workshops of local Voss artists for a selection of their unique products

Voss is a regional centre serving the inner areas of the county of Hordaland, with shops and services for the needs of both local people and visitors.

In the centre of Voss you will find several shops in and around the main shopping street, Vangsgata. If you follow Uttrågata, that runs in parallel to Vangsgata, through the traffic lights and across Langabrua, you will find the shopping centre Amfi Voss. Altogether this provides tourists and locals with a good variety for shopping, including clothing, gold- and silversmiths, sports shops and supermarkets.

Sports shops

Voss is arguably a shopping heaven if you are looking for sports clothing and equipment, as there are seven shops within this category.

One special shop to mention is Kari Traa Shop, located in the heart of Voss. Kari Traa is a retired mogul skier from Voss, with merits such as Olympic and World Championship medals. In Kari Traa AS she has merged two of her big interests, sport and creativity, and made a sporty, daring and cheerful clothing line.

Made in Voss

Below you will find an overview of shops and workshops where you can find locally made arts and crafts:

Husfliden
This is a shop located in Voss centre, selling Norwegian and locally produced products.

Address: Vangsgata 22
Phone: + 47 56 51 16 19

Galleri Voss
This is an art gallery in Voss centre, with changing exhibitions of Norwegian contemporary artists. Norwegian arts and crafts for sale, including products from local artists.

Address: Stallgata 6 - 8
Phone: +47 56 51 90 18

StrandaFlid 
Handicraft fair located at Vinje, approximately 20 kilometres from Voss. Here you can find products from around 100 local suppliers, including woodwork, rose patterns painting and woven goods.

Open June to August
Opening hours: 
Tuesday - Friday from 11 am - 6 pm
Saturday from 11 am - 3 pm
Sunday - Monday closed

Address:  Vinje, 5713 Vossestrand 
Phone: +47 97 51 03 92

Treskjerartunet 
Workshop outlet with wood carved sculptures and graphics. Treskjerartunetis located in Myrkdalen, approximately 30 kilometres from Voss along rv. 13, direction Vik in Sogn.

Opening hours:
Monday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday - Sunday: Varying opening hours

Address: Tveitavegen 4, Myrkdalen, 5713 Vossestrand
Phone: +47 99 03 57 33
Email: arne.morkve@treskjerartunet.no

Kulturverkstaden Magasinet
At Magasinet you will find workshops for several local artists with art and handicrafts for sale, including woodwork, visual arts, glass, ceramics and graphics. Walking distance from Voss centre.

Opening hours: Please contact Voss Tourist Information for more information.
Address: Magasinvegen, Tvildemoen

Linda Lid
This is a local female artist making wood-fired ceramics.  She runs both a workshop and an outlet. Linda Lid is located near the town centre. Just follow the road on the south side of Lake Vangsvatnet (not the E16).

Address: Vikjavegen 401, Nesthus
Phone: +47 48 07 94 68
Email: lindalid@start.no

Hendrieke Berg
Workshop and gallery with varying sales exhibitions of hand engraved glass, hand coloured copper prints (graphics) and wrought iron. Located near the town centre, follow the road on the south side of Lake Vangsvatnet (not the E16). Please contact the artist for an appointment.

Address: Vikjavegen 709, Eimstad
Phone:+47 56 51 21 50 / +47 90 72 05 79
Email: hendberg@online.no

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Last updated:  2012-05-09
Kari Traa shop in Voss town centre, Norway - Photo: Kari Traa shop
Kari Traa shop in Voss town centre, Norway
Wood fired ceramics by Linda Lid, Norway - Photo: Linda Lid
Wood fired ceramics by Linda Lid, Norway

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Treskjerartunet in Voss, Norway - Photo: Svein Ulvund

Shopping in Voss

If you are searching for that special gift or souvenir, you can visit the workshops of local Voss artists for a selection of their unique products

Shopping in Voss

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Voss Tourist Information can help you plan your stay and assist with enquiries, including booking accommodation and activities, once you are in Voss.

Key facts about Voss

Voss is centrally located in Southwestern Norway. The town has nearly 14,000 inhabitants and serves as a regional centre.

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