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Hemsedal is a popular choice for local couples as well as couples from out of town and abroad. In Hemsedal you will find two churches, Hemsedal Church and Lykkja Chapel. The chapel in Lykkja is mostly used during summer.
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Updated 05 June 2024

Wedding in Hemsedal Church or Lykkja Chapel

Are you dreaming of a mountain wedding in Hemsedal? Then you need to contact Hemsedal Kyrkjekontor to make it happen.

Lykkja Chapel is mostly used during summer, but it is possible to be wed during winter if you wish.

A lokal priest can be the one to wed you, or you can choose to use your own priest of choice. If at least one of you are living in Hemsedal the usage of church, organ player, church servant and priest is free of charge.

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Wedding in Hemsedal Church and Lykkja Chapel


Marriage, in the village, free of charge

Wedding when the bride or groom is grown up and/or has parents who live in Hemsedal 1500 (includes organist and church servants)

Wedding, out of town (incl. Bible for the bride and groom, organist, church servant, cleaning and heating) 6,000 (includes organist and church servant)

Wedding fee, Fausko, Skarsnuten, Huso 1250

Rent of the church for weddings from other religious communities/non-members of DnK. Built-in 3000

Rent of the church for weddings from other religious communities/non-members of DnK. Out of town 6100

Organist in privately owned churches/other premises 1700 + travel expenses

When renting Harahorn, Skarsnuten and Fausko, it is important that they have previously entered into an agreement with the church office about the wedding on the date in question. If another priest is to officiate, they must notify the local priest in good time!


Hemsedal church or Lykkja chapel:
Hemsedal church administration office tlf. +47 314 08 845

Civil marriage

More information on civil mariage on the municiapality's website

Other types of weddings

Tips to useful links

Here is a link to the Marriage Act, where you can read about the rules of marriage (in Norwegian).

The road to marriage by the Tax Administration (in Norwegian)


Test certificate

Before you get married, the tax authorities must check whether you meet the conditions for entering into marriage.

The treatment time is 2-3 weeks, so be out well before the wedding. This is done easiest by checking out this site (in Norwegian).

Wedding cake

Wedding cake

In Hemsedal you will find Arti Kafe who does wedding cakes.

​In Gol you will find Gol bakeri.

In addition many of the venues have kitchen staff, who make cakes, contact the venue for more info.

Hair dresser

In Hemsedal we have two hair dressers that can help you with your up do and make up; Silvia Beauty Room and Zaxiz.


Bridal bouquet and flowers for the church. In Hemsedal you can contact the florist at "Heidis Binderi", Heidi Intelhus. Tlf. 938 49 685

​In Gol you will find the following flower shops:

Gol Blomster, tlf. 32 07 42 73

Blomsterspira Gol AS, tlf. 908 87 028

Create unforgettable memories in Hemsedal
Knut Fausko spelemann i vigsle


Musicians, soloists and sound

From your wedding venue you can get more tips on good soloists and musicians who play at weddings in Hemsedal.


Knut Fausko - Hardingfele (tradition violin), bass and guitar.

Knut Hjelmen together with Knut Fausko - Keyboard and harmonica

Tori Snerte - Flute and song among others.


Nora Wilson 476 10 342

Malin Strandberg / EsMay Music contact:

​Sound technician and sound system

Contact Hemsedal Lyd, they have extensive experience in their field.



In the church there will be an organ player.

Fotografering av brudepar i Hydalen
Harahorn bryllup utstikt


Some of the clients, to photographer Kalle Hägglund in Hemsedal, are Destinaton Hemsedal, Mammut, Bergans, Junkyard, Oakley, Vans, Friflyt, Norefjell, Åka Skidor and Transition Magazine.

Kalle has been working as a photographer in Hemsedal several years and he takes assignments in action sports, lifestyle, portraits and weddings.

Contact: or phone: +47 47357581

​You can also contact your venue for recommendations.

A Taxibil



In Hemsedal we have two taxi companies:

Din Taxi Hemsedal - Wølneberg | Tlf. 48 03 66 66

Hemsedal Taxi - Møllerplass | Tlf. 06175


Nettbuss in Hemsedal has both large buses with 52 seats and smaller options.

The taxi companies also offer transport in mini buses.

Dog sledding

Hemsedal Huskies offers dog sledding in beautiful surroundings. Contact Hemsedal Aktiv to learn more.

Horse-drawn carriage/sleigh

Hemsedal Western Horses and Haugen Farm offers transport in carriage or sleigh for weddings or other arangements.

Contact Hemsedal Aktiv.

STL lvesnorkling Hemsila 27


Hemsedal Aktiv can help you out with activities for your wedding weekend. Maybe you are looking for things to do in you bachelor/bachelorette party?

Contact us for an offer or book activities online at

953 A1706
Experience Hemsedal from the saddle
BQ5 Q9245
Hemsedal offers many great bike roads and trails


Several venues can be used for your special day in Hemsedal.

Here are three suggestions: