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Fjord Norway Vestland KVINNHERAD

Halsnøy Kloster

  • Halsnøy Kloster, Kvinnherad
  • +47 53476253
  •  /  km From You

Halsnøy monastery is on the island Halsnøy in the southern part of Kvinnherad. The monastery was finished in 1164 - built by the viking chief Erling Skakke (Erling the Wry). His son, Magnus Erlingson, was the king of Norway at the time.In the late middle ages this monastery was regarded as one of the mightiest monasteries in this part of the country. Today, the ruins of this monastery are a museum. The collection consists of ruins of the monastery itself, a main house, a boat house and stones from the monastery church. The monastery is also the scene of cultural events.

The new tunnel to Halsnøy makes it easier to get to Halsnøy Monastery.

During the summer the café in the main house is open, and serves coffee, norwegian waffle and cake.

In the basement gallery there are art exhibitions of both national and international artists. 

Opening hours 11:00 - 16:30 (tuesdays-sundays 17. June - 13. August).

  • Last Updated:
  • Source: Samarbeidsrådet for Sunnhordland

Opening hours

All Year
tir ons tor 11:00–16:00
22. jun 2021 – 8. aug 2021
tir ons tor fre lør søn 11:00–16:00
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Description Price*
Voksne Entrance, incl. exhibitions Billetter
Børn Entrance, incl. exhibitions. 10 - 16 years 40,00 Billetter
Grupper Entrance, incl. exhibitions. More than 15 pers. Billetter
Senior Entrance, incl. exhibitions 60,00 Billetter
Børn under 10 år 0,00 Gratis
* Price from
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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