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Very interesting place to see

I would recommend this trip out to see Ole Bull's house. He was a famous musician in Bergen and... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2019
Deirdre K
Nice place outside Bergen, in lovely nature

This is a very nice island, where you can walk around on nice small roads, with beautiful nature... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

I would recommend this trip out to see Ole Bull's house. He was a famous musician in Bergen and built an interesting house out on the island. There is a short boat trip over from the dock where one can park. It was a lovely...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Deirdre K
Reviewed November 25, 2018

This is a very nice island, where you can walk around on nice small roads, with beautiful nature and view.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rune_Haugseng_Bergen
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Ole Bull is a Norwegian musical hero. His estate on Lysoen Island is architecturally very interesting...the scenery is magestic. The boat ride to the island is pleasant, giving a flavor of past times. The island is private, no person lives there, but it is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Richard W
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We traveled from Bergen on a rainy day to visit Lysoen and Ole Bull's summer home. After a short boat ride we arrived at the villa which is a really unique building. Bull designed it himself and included so many different types of architecture. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank B-RTravelers27
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I visited the villa on a very rainy, foggy and gloomy day. I took the public bus to the pier and I was the only passenger on the boat to the island. Yeah, sensible people would stay indoors on a day like that :), but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank 615camelia
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Was amazing and I recommend taking the tour offered through the visitor center in city center. I made it for the last of their concert series and it moved me. The tour bus that gets you there will make it clear why you wanted to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank scotty_mcf
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This was a wonderful excursion out to the island of Lysoen and the home of Ole Bull's Villa. The guide was very knowledgeable and the house is totally fascinating to visit. It is very accessible and the grounds are specular to say nothing of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank cdeboard
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is the eclectic summer home of a violin virtuoso who was a Norwegian revolutionary while simultaneously a friend both of the King of Sweden (which then 'owned' Norway) and the Tsar of Russia. See it if you can.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Playaman2047
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We took the Sunday tour with Kode ( name of the company) and this is going to be one of the Norway highlights for us. Right from the bus trip to the boat trip to the tour of villa ( highlight was the concert for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

A unique house set in stunning surrounds on an island with 13 km of walking tracks. The staff gave a very interesting insight into the life of Olé Bull and his family, and we're happy to answer questions. The house itself is amazing and welk...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 731penniet
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