Galleri Hagalid at Hagalid mountain farm is a new art gallery in two houses with exhibition and sale of Norwegian art and crafts, mainly by proffesional artists from the fjords.
Café (self service) all opening days with waffles and homemade jam, ice cream, coffee, tea, apple juice, local beer, cider and wine. Homemade soups with freshbaked bread and homemade traditional flatbread in weekends (Sat + Sun). Ask for the menue!
Taste our local slow food based mainly on local produce! Have your meal inside or outside in the garden with a beautiful view towards lake Hagalidvatnet and the fjords and mountains.
We recommend groups allways to book in advance.
The gallery is not open all days, only during exhibitions. Look carefully for the opening hours during the exhibitions.
Groups (from 8 pax) are welcome other days by booking in advance (at least 2 days before).
Other meals can be prepared for small and big groups all year round – booking in advance. Short guided tours around the farm on request. See the beautiful fjord landscape with Christmas tree production, pasture land with sheep, foresting. Perhaps you will see the big moose or a fox?
- Spring exhibition: Four weekends from 1. to 23. April including Wednesday – Monday in Easter week. Two main professional artists; Roald Tellnes, graphics and Eva Sæverud, ceramics. Cafe. 12 am (13) – 17 pm.
- Summer exhibition & cafe: 17. June to 27. August. Weekends in June, Thursdays – Sundays in July and until 13. August. Rest of August: weekends.
Painting, graphics, sculpture. Ceramics and blown glass, clothes, leather and silver jewelry. Cafe inside or in the lovely garden.
from 17.6.: Weekends: Saturdays + Sundays
Open Thursday – Sundays every week 11-17.
1. – 13.8. Thursdays – Sundays 11-17
14. – 27.8. (last day): Saturdays & Sundays 11-17.
- Autumn Exhibition: four weekends (Sat + Sun) from 23. September – 15. October, 12:00 -17:00.
- Open gallery before Christmas: 24. – 26. November: art, handicraft, cafe, Christmas trees. Find your Norwegian Christmas gifts! Opening times: Friday: 3pm – 7pm, Saturday & Sunday. 11am – 5pm.
- Spring art exhibition & cafe from March 17th to April 8th. Weekends and more days during Easter week.
- Summer art exhibition & cafe from June 16th to August 26th. 2-4 days open/week.
All openings days: 12am to 5pm (11am to 5pm in the summer).
Eldhuset (the smokehouse) is located right in the farm yard, here you will find beautiful items in blown glas and ceramics to buy.
Sofiehuset (Sofie house) is originally the main house of the farm, from aprox. 1835. The house was moved in Desember 2013 and restored. In Sofiehuset you will find pictures and sculptures and the cafe.
Some old furnitures and antiques from the farm, also makes the gallery a farm museum. The owner, mrs. Hanne Sundbø, will gladly tell you stories from the early days of both houses and the art exibition of today.
Hagalid is a mountain farm in the beautiful fjord region Ryfylke. The farmyard lies 300 m above Jøsenfjorden in Hjelmeland, with a spectacular view over fjords, islands and mountains of Ryfylke. The spectacular 5 km farm road was completed in 1960. Short distance to National Scenic Route Ryfylke.
Do you want a personal guided stroll in the beautiful culture landscape and old houses of the Hagalid farm? Combine the stroll with at meal, special made for you.
For more information about the meals and guided tours, please contact Ms. Hanne Sundbø, email@example.com or phone +47 982 19 973.
Walks and fishing around Hagalid:
Combine your trip on the spectacular road up with a hike to Skomakarnibbå peak (marked path, map, 5 h, demanding) or Låtveit, a former croft (marked path, 1-2 h). There is also a new short red marked path 20 min from the parking up to Heiavarden.
The trails are crossing pasture land for sheep. Dogs must be kept on a leash. Close gates.
Guided hike to Shoemakers peak?
Fishing license for trout fishing in lake Hagalidvatnet. Boat for rental.
To get here:
Follow National Scenic Road Ryfylke (Road 13) from the Lysefjord, or from Tau (ferry between Tau and Stavanger). 45 minutes drive from Tau to Hjelmeland, approx. 1 hour from Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) car parking.
From Hjelmeland: Drive toward Vormedalen. 1,5 km after the roundabout, follow sign to Hagalid up left. Drive 5 km on the narrow and spectacular road. Best meeting places are at the bends, one must be prepared to reverse the car when meeting other vehicles.
Main parking by sign 200 m before the farmyard. No parking near and in the farmyard. No camping.
Short time parking only for guests to the gallery and parking for disabled people in front of the Sofie house.
Parking fee for hikers, NOK 100,- , cash in the green box, or cash or by card in the gallery on opening days.