Fosnavåg has itś own special, coastal charm that you will not find anywhere else. Fosnavåg is The Harbor. A coastal city that gives you the feeling that it is something more than the houses clinging together towards the big ocean. Fosnavåg is the beginning of an adventure.
The main road in Fosnavåg can not be driven by car. It goes from the inner harbor out to the sea. We could have sold tickets to the experience of watching the big ships sneak in and out the narrow harbor with just inches left on both sides of the ship. Were this «street» ends - new possibilities opens up.The ocean. Fosnavåg is not only a coastal city. It is a city with international maritim industry and direct views to the horizon.
Fosnavåg has a long line of independent shops and shops with special goods to buy. Shops were you meet the owners and employees that really knows their trade, fabrics, designs and colors. We have a mix of new shops and the ones that have dressed up locals and tourists for almost fifty years. You will also find exciting shops with distinctive interior goods. And in the middle of the city center you find Meny - a grocery shop which is actually also a landing site for the local fishermen. Here the fishermen delivers directly to the counter - and to you.
Fosnavåg means cafeś. The most famous place to get something to eat in Fosnavåg is Madelynn Coffee. Here you will find freshly roasted coffee and homemade food with a taste of Texas and New Orleans. Sandwiches and burgers, fresh focaccia every day and american cakes and pies. But in Fosnavåg you will also find Valaker, a traditional confectionary with pastries, Elmirs pizza restaurant, Yong Hong china restaurant and the «Bryggen» restaurant right next to the harbor that serves dishes of fish and also the classic «Gratinert klippfisk». In addition you have Skotholmen, a spectacular restaurant on a small isle in the sea and Thon hotel with itś aĺa carte restaurant that serves both lunch and dinner.