Photo: Hans Smedegård

Photo: Hans Smedegård

Årdal newcomer service

Are you thinking about moving to Årdal or do you have questions regarding what our municipality can offer you? Our newcomer service can help you settle into your new community and answer any questions you may have.

We can assist with questions such as getting to know public services, leisure and activities, information about our neighbourhoods and so on. We look forward to hear from you and welcome you to our town.

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Ynskjer du å flytte til Årdal?

Then we ask for a few minutes of your time to fill out a questionnaire. Thank you very much!

Our ambassadors

Her kan du møta nokre av dei som har teke steget og flytta til Årdal.

Why Årdal?

10 good reasons this is the place for you who are looking for a new place to call home. Read more to be convinced.

Leisure activities

Here is an overview of leisure activities for the young, adults and for the whole family.

Get to know Årdal

Read more about Årdal, our visions for the future and the community you will become a part of when moving here. 

Food and hangouts

Fancy some nice food and meeting others? Read more about what is on offer of food and meeting spots here.

Work in Årdal

Looking for a new job? Look here for an overview of vacancies, local businesses and options to share office space with likeminded.


Concerts, competitions, theatres, mountaineering and cinema: read more about what is going on in Årdal here.

Did you know that.......

Årdal ranks amongst the top 10 municipalities in Norway on schoolchildren’s well-being.

Årdal aims high – join us in our future visions

In addition to be widely known for developing modern technology and innovations, Årdal is focusing on creating a safe and enjoyable community, being environmentally friendly and creating sustainable jobs. Working in Årdal offers you inclusion and varied tasks, with dynamic and adaptable workspaces and with an emphasis on employee satisfaction and diversity. We host everything from small, independent businesses to international companies investing heavily in innovation and modern technology.

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Photo: Rigmor Øygarden