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Fjord Norway

Lysøen Island, and Ole Bull's Villa

  • Lysøen, Os
  • +47 56309077
  •  /  km From You
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The beautiful villa on Lysøen was built as a summer residence for the Norwegian violin virtuoso Ole Bull in 1873. Open to the public in the summer.

Ole Bull's charismatic personality and musical excellence had a great influence on the contemporary artists. He spent his summers relaxing on Lysøen, and often invited fellow artists and musicians.

The beautiful and extraordinary villa on Lysøen (the Island of Light) was built as a summer residence for the Norwegian violin-virtouso Ole Bull (1810-1880) in 1873. 

Ole Bull also had created some 13 km of pathways, to provide his guests - and now you - with leisurely strolls through the lovely scenery of Lysøen. He died on the island in 1880. In 1973, his granddaughter Mrs. Sylvea Bull Curtis of Conneticut, donated the villa and all its contents to the society for The Preservation of Norwegian Ancient Monuments.
Café for light refreshments.

Every Sunday in July and August you can experience a concert in the villa. The tickets can be bought online at visitBergen.com and includes transport from the Tourist Information in Bergen.

 

 


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  • Source: Bergen Reiselivslag

General

Accessibility
  • Adapted for disabled
Discount
  • Bergen Card

Outdoor Activities

Activities
  • Swimming

Things To Do

Shopping
  • Souvenier shops

Opening hours

May 18, 2018 – Aug 31, 2018
Daily: 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
Sep 1, 2018 – Sep 30, 2018
Sun 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
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Price

Description Price*
Adults 60.00 Admission
Adults 100.00 Admission
Children 30.00 Admission
Children 0.00 Admission
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