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26 May - 09 June 2021


Håkonshallen was built by Håkon Håkonsson as a royal residence and banqueting hall. Håkonshallen (Håkon’s Hall) has taken its name from its first builder, King Håkon Håkonsson, and was erected between 1247 and 1261. Håkonshallen has been a regular venue for the Bergen International Festival.


Wheelchair access: Very limited access.
Access for wheelchair users is difficult. Considerable assistance is necessary to negotiate the courtyard, and wheelchairs must be carried into the building and up the stairs to the hall.

Accessible toilet: Yes, but there are steps to enter the building.

Lift: No

Facilities for reduced hearing: No

Photo: Thor Brødreskift
Photo: Thor Brødreskift


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Bergenhus Festning, 5835 Bergen


Closest bus stops are Bradbenken, Sandbrogaten and Bontelabo.


Closest car park is Rosenkrantzgaten. Some street parking in the vicinity. Cars may be driven to the entrance to drop off and pick up mobility impaired passengers.


  • Snakkerbakken at the venue is open on days with good weather from 01 May. Primarily from 12:00 to 20:00. 
  • The refreshment offer will depend on the corona restrictions at the time of the festival. This page will be updated.


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