The town of Ølen (Ølensjøen) is the administration center in the new Vindafjord municipality, as it was in the old Ølen municipality. The town has approx. 1259 inhabitants. In addition to the municipal administration, Ølen has a varied trade and service offer. Visit the traditional bakery Christiansen Bakery for tasty cakes and other baking or the popular interior shop Ølen møbel for the latest news. At Unni Marie Rosemaling in Ølensvåg you can get both tourist information and great souvenirs in one place, she is especially known for her rose-painted products.
For hunting, fishing and wildlife, the entire Vindafjord is an eldorado, and Ølen is no exception! Ølen and the surrounding area offer exciting hiking areas in the mountains and fishing in the sea and water.
With base Ølen and Vindafjord you can experience most things between two beautiful fjord landscapes in Ryfylke and Hardanger, between sea and free high mountains you can with a short drive experience Langfoss and Folgefonna, in addition you can visit Haugesund, Stavanger and Bergen on a day trip.