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.
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:
This is a shop located in Voss centre, selling Norwegian and locally produced products.
Address: Vangsgata 22
Phone: + 47 56 51 16 19
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
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
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
Workshop outlet with wood carved sculptures and graphics. Treskjerartunetis located in Myrkdalen, approximately 30 kilometres from Voss along rv. 13, direction Vik in Sogn.
Monday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday - Sunday: Varying opening hours
Address: Tveitavegen 4, Myrkdalen, 5713 Vossestrand
Phone: +47 99 03 57 33
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
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
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