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Edvard Grieg’s magical getaway, Troldhaugen

In Bergen, Norway you can find a house that used to belong to the famous composer and pianist Edvard Grieg. It was Greigs house for 22 summers and has been a museum since 1928. The public area consists of a memory room filled with objects from key events in Grieg´s life. The original dining room is persevered as well as you can se the sitting room and the veranda. Entertaining concerts are played at 1pm from the 1st of June to the 30th of September. You can walk down to Greigs cabin “komponisthytten”, build in 1891 so that he would have a place to compose his music. You can continue the walk so see the grave of Nina Grieg.

Next to Troldhaugen there is a café with an amazing view over Nordåsvannet. You can stop her for lunch and pastries as well as for private arrangement. The café is open every day from the 23 of May to the 20 of September.

You will also find a charming store full of souvenirs, books, music and small gifts.

Troldhaugen has a main floor open for all visitors. It is open 6th of January – 30th of April from 10:00-16:00 every day. The 1st of May – 30th of September from 09:00 – 18:00 and the 1st of October – 14th of December from 10:00 – 16:00. A guided tour can be arranged between the 1st of October to the 16th of December.

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