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 artists from the fjords.
Café all opening days with waffles and homemade jam, ice cream, coffee, tea, apple juice, local beer and wine. Homemade soups with freshbaked bread in weekends. 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.
We recommend groups to book in advance.
Other meals can be prepared for small and big groups all year round – booking in advance.
- 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 exibition & 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
Saturday 17.6., 12: Opening seremony, presentation: silver artist Ms Kaja Gjedebo, Oslo.
Open Thursday – Sundays every week 11-17.
Saturday 8. July 13: presentation of artist Ms. Aud Lavik, Bergen: leather.
1. – 13.8. Thursdays – Sundays 11-17
14. – 27.8. (last day): Saturdays & Sundays 11-17.
- Autumn Exibition: four weekends from 23. September – 15. October. Børge Lund & Øystein Haga. Glas and ceramics. Cafe.
All openings days: 12am to 5pm (11am to 5pm in the summer). Check calendar on the gallery-page and marks for opening days.
Eldhuset (the smokehouse) is located right in the farm yard. Sofiehuset (Sofie house) is originally the main house of the farm, from aprox. 1835. The house was moved in Desember 2103 and restored. 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 farm road was completed in 1960.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +47 982 19 973.
Walks and fishing around Hagalid:
Combine your trip on the spectacular road up with a hike to Skomakarnibba peak (marked path, map, 5 h, demanding) or Låtveit, a former croft (marked path, 1-2 h). 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 Tourist 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.