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The site contains Voss sights - photos, descriptions and travel tips. The list is based on popular guides and is presented by type, name and rating. Here you will find answers to questions: what to see in Voss, where to go and where are the popular and interesting places of Voss.

Railway station in Voss

The train station in Voss is a small train station in a provincial town.

The railway line on which this station is located connects the main cities of Norway - Oslo and Bergen.

The station in Voss was opened in 1883, local trains and trains run through it.

The station building has two floors, a bright hall and a cozy waiting room. There are two landing platforms at this station.

On the forecourt there is a parking lot for 75 parking spaces for cars, as well as a small parking for bicycles.

The most popular attractions in Voss with descriptions and photos for every taste. Choose the best places to visit the famous places of Voss on our website.

Famous residents

In the XIX and early XX centuries, from here, as from all of Western Norway, there was a massive emigration of the population, in particular, to the United States of America. In the United States there were many well-known immigrants from Voss. Among them are sheriffs, presidents of the Supreme Court, senators, publishers, writers and football players.

There are many Olympic champions here:

  • Qualfoss, Eirik - 1984 (biathlon, sprint)
  • Sheldal, Kristen - 1992 (skiing)
  • Troy, Kari - 2002 (freestyle)
  • Yelland, Egil - 2002 (biathlon)
  • Bustel, Lars - 2006 (ski jumping)

Altogether, Voss athletes won 6 gold medals, 5 silver medals and 7 bronze medals at the Winter Olympics.

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