The Fjelberg prestegard (parsonage) foundation

A centre of quality with lots of possibilities
  • A place of work and inspiration for authors of fiction and non-fiction, researchers, musicians and artists.
  • Local cultural, church and social events
  • Family reunions, christenings, confirmations and weddings
  • Seminars, board meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • International meetings and events



  • 12 bedrooms
  • The main building has five working units
  • The biggest unit consists of a large 35 square meter studio with separate bedroom, shower and toilet
  • Most units have a shower and a toilet
  • The residents cater for themselves in a partly modernised kitchen
  • The common room and living room, both with beautiful old furniture, can also be used for receiving large groups (dining facilities for up to 40 guests)
  • Catering by agreement
  • 25 beds, including the bishop's house and the storehouse
  • Electric heating
  • Wi-Fi.
  • Food can easily be obtained from the shop on the neighbouring island. Bring food for the first day.


  • Postal address: Fjelberg prestegard, Fjelbergvegen 9, NO-5459 Fjelberg
  • Caretaker and booking:
    Stig Arild Fosse, 5459 Fjelberg,
    tel.: (+47) 482 40 866


Some practical information

  • Car ferry departs from Utbjoa or Sydnes. Direct express-boat connection with Bergen.
  • Call Tide (Flaggruten) at +47 55 23 87 00 for information. The port of call is Fjelbergøy.
  • The parsonage is located 100 meters from the quay.