Vangsvatnet, Voss Municipality

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Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Vangsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. The 7.69km2 lake lies in the central part of the municipality, on the southwestern shore of the municipal centre of Vossevangen. The Vosso River flows through both Vangsvatnet and the lake Evangervatnet before it empties into Bolstadfjorden by the village of Bolstadøyri to the west.The lake is used for various water-based extreme sports activities like Kite surfing and boat dragged paragliding. Vangsvatnet is named after the place Vangen—the municipal center and old churchsite of Voss. The last element is the finite form of vatn, meaning lake. The European route E16 and the Bergensbanen railway line both run along the northern shore of the lake.
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  • Beautiful view. We stayed at Fleischer's Hotel across from it, so we had a view of it from our room. After we checked in there we went down for a walk along the water. It looked amazing frozen over...  more »
  • A very beautiful quite place with all you need services like restaurants and coffee shops not far a way. It is great photo taking place.  more »
  • VOSS artesian water does not come from here!

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