There is a lot to see in this village
Welcome to a world of inspiration
When Bishop Sigurd established the Holy Maria monastery in Lyse in 1146
A living tradition from the 1820’s to the current day.
The Oselvar boatyard builds boats and safeguards the ancient handicraft of building small, clinker built wooden boats.
Norway’s national boat!
The island of Lysøen is in the Lysefjord, not far from the ruins of Lysekloster monastery.
Artists from seven countries take part in the symposium.
The festival was first time arranged in 1999
The costal culture weeks are the largest happening in Norway with over 200 events in 20 districts from Sveio in the south to Gulen in the north.
See works by Munch, Kittelsen, Tidemann, Gude, J.C.Dahl, Anders Zorn and other Nordic artists in magnificent surroundings.
Os has a great diversity of relics, most of them in the outskirts of the community.