Osterøy holiday rentals
Osterøy is an island municipality in Hordaland county, Norway and is an outdoor lover’s paradise. As one of northern Europe’s largest inland islands, it provides plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities that the whole family can enjoy when you book a holiday home in Osterøy! Norway is famous for its breathtaking mountain scenery and deep blue waters, and Osterøy is no exception. Not only are there great hikes and stunning views, but this island municipality also offers an insight into its fascinating history. Oslo may be the capital of Norway, but there is something about the islands such as Osterøy.
From snowy walks to fishing for salmon – live like a Norwegian
No matter what time of year you decide to visit this exquisite place, you will find a network of paths suited for use all year round. There is something really special about hiking in the snow and breathing in the fresh Norwegian air, and with holiday homes in Osterøy located in close vicinity to the mountains you can easily return after a fun a day of hiking and get cosy and warm again. In Osterøy there are also good opportunities for fishing, for instance for salmon in the Lone river. A fishing licence can be bought from Lonevåg Sportsfiskarlag. If you like to explore the surrounding area on your holiday, then the islands of Holsnøy and Radøy are great places to visit.
Experience culture when you book a holiday home in Osterøy
With regards to historic and cultural sites, there’s the Hamre Church; Osterøy Museum, the ancient site of Havråtunet, the Kossdalsvegen road, where cars are forbidden and a in the centre a variety of music, theater shows. The city of Bergen, described as the gateway to the fjords has an abundance of activities and shops if you want to experience more things to do.
Osterøy is a 1-hour drive northeast of Bergen and Bergen airport. Get to your holiday home by bus or car via the Osterøybrua Bridge, one of Norway’s longest suspension bridges.