BELANGRIJKE INFORMATIE over het coronavirus en de situatie in Noorwegen
close
Dynamic Variation:
Offers
x

There was not an exact match for the language you toggled to. You have been redirected to the nearest matching page within this section.

Choose Language
Toggling to another language will take you to the matching page or nearest matching page within that selection.
Search & Book Sponsored Links
  • Hotels

    Scandic Hotels – in alle belangrijkste steden van Noord tot Zuid

    Nordic Choice Hotels – een bijzondere hotelketen

    Thon Hotels – met een geweldig ontbijt

    Radisson Blu Hotels – boek je hotel in Noorwegen

    Citybox – moderne en betaalbare hotels op een centrale locatie

  • Reizen in Noorwegen

    Widerøe – de grootste regionale luchtvaartmaatschappij in Scandinavië

    AutoEurope – altijd een vlotte huurervaring

    Vy express – gemakkelijk groen reizen met de bus

    DFDS – Europa's toonaangevende ferrymaatschappij 2012-2019

    Rent-A-Wreck – de slimme optie voor autoverhuur

    Arctic Campers – de verhuurdienst voor campers in Noorwegen

    NOR-WAY Bussekspress – reis milieuvriendelijk met snelbussen

    Vy – groen reizen zou gemakkelijk moeten zijn

    Cabin Campers – je vakantiehuis op vier wielen

    SJ NORD – het avontuur begint op de trein

  • Tours en rondtochten

    Authentic Scandinavia – spannende tochten door Noorwegen

    Norrøna Hvitserk – expedities en avontuurlijke vakanties

    Up Norway – reizen op maat

    Hurtigruten – 'De mooiste boottocht ter wereld'

    Fjord Tours – ervaar Norway in a nutshell® met één ticket

    50 Degrees North – onvergetelijke reizen in Noorwegen, op maat en voor kleine groepen.

    Discover Norway – ski-, fiets- en wandeltochten in Noorwegen

    Norwegian Holidays – vakantiepakketten voor een lage prijs met Norwegian. Vlucht, hotel en huurauto

    Secret Atlas – de authentieke manier om Spitsbergen te verkennen

    Stromma – sightseeing, uitstapjes en activiteiten met de bus, boot en trein

    Booknordics.com – tours en activiteiten, safari's, daguitstapjes, expedities, blokhutten en avontuurlijke verblijven

  • Blokhutten en vakantiehuizen

    DanCenter – jouw specialist voor vakantiehuizen in Noorwegen

    Norgesbooking – boek je perfecte verblijf in een blokhut in Noorwegen

  • Alpine skigebieden

    Beitostølen – avontuur en plezier, het hele jaar door

  • Offers

Search
or search all of Norway

Eastern Norway Viken VESTBY

Hvitsten - Fred. Olsen and Edvard Munch

  • Hvitstenveien 11, Vestby
  • +47 64980100
  •  /  km From You
Overview

Fred Olsen Lines has exhibited 37 figureheads made by famous Norwegian artists, used on the shipping company's ships in the period 1938 - 1976.

One has known about Hvitsten from the Viking Age, as this was the seat of Nevstein and Ingrid. Ingrid was the sister to King Harald Hardråd and the daughter of Sigurd Syr and Queen Åsta.

 

The village grew throughout the 19th century as shipowners used it as a winter harbor for their ships. As a result, the crew and officers settled on the site. This is where the history of Fred. Olsen Line started.

 

The beautiful wooden church from 1903 was a gift from Bolette Olsen, Fred Olsen's mother. For many Norwegians Fred. Olsen Line is the first thing many associate with Hvitsten.

 

The family estate, Lysedal, still dominates the landscape as well as the company's old Figureheads, which are placed around in the villages and its parks.

 

Fred Olsen Lines has exhibited 37 figureheads made by famous Norwegian artists, used on the shipping company's ships in the period 1938 - 1976. Maps and description can be found at the old school. (Download PDF for an overview)

 

Here in Hvitsten famous Norwegian artists such as Kristian Krogh, Hans Jæger and Lasson daughters Oda and Bokken had their summer paradise in addition to Edvard Munch. The Norwegian painter Theodor Kittelsen lived in Hvitsten from 1891 to 1896 and found inspiration for "Nøkken" in Haugertjernet, close to the village.

 

In 1910 Edvard Munch bought Nedre Ramme as a summer residence and studio. Here he painted several of his famous pictures, such as Alma Mater for the University Hall in Oslo. Munch owned Nedre Ramme until his death in 1944. A cultural trail has been established at Nedre Ramme - "In Munch's footsteps". Here you will find information about Munch's life and work in Hvitsten. There are 8 information boards with pictures and photographs showing Munch's art where they belong in the terrain.

 

Nedre Ramme is undergoing restoration and is scheduled to open in the spring of 2020 as part of the cultural destination Ramme. At the same time, a curated art exhibition is planned in the 1350 m2 large gallery. For further information about the Cultural destination Ramme, visit www.ramme.no.

 

 


  • Last Updated:
  • Source: Visit Greater Oslo
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
TripAdvisor Reviews
Traveler Reviews in partnership with TripAdvisor
Your Recently Viewed Pages