Old building at Valdresmusea

Culture around Danebu Kongsgaard

Danebu Kongsgaard is located in the middle of beautiful Valdres. Valdres not only offers beautiful nature, but also culture and food.


The Valdres museums include the Bautahaugen Collection (in Hedalen), the Bagn Bygdesamling and Bagnsbergatn in Bagn, the Gardberg field in Slidre, the Norwegian Institute for Bunad and Folk Costume and the Valdres Folkemuseum at Fagernes.

Read more about Valdresmusea

Old building at Valdresmusea
Kids enjoying themselves at valdresmusea
Aurdal Church
Group of classic musicians

Festivals and concerts

In Valdres you can go to one or more of the many small and large festivals and concerts that are organized throughout the year. You will find everything from music festivals such as the Summer Symphony or Hemsingfestivalen to food festivals such as Rakfiskfestivalen. All in lovely surroundings.

See an overview of festivals and concerts here.


Every winter, the Hemsing festival invites you to intimate meetings with great music. Classical music at a high international level is presented in interaction with local musical and cultural traditions, and a unique combination of nature and musical experiences.

Read more about Hemsingfestivalen here

Ragnhild Hemsing plays violin in Aurdal church