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Avaldsnes

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Avaldsnes

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  1. Add Burial Mounds at Rehaugane to your Itinerary

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    4262 Avaldsnes

    What is often referred to as norway’s largest monument from the Bronze age is to be found a kilometre from st. olav’s Church at avaldsnes. situated on the way to haugesund, the area is on the left side of the main road. today only 6 large burial...

  2. Add Stone Monuments at Grinde to your Itinerary

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    Grinde
    5570 Aksdal

    The standing stones were registered in 1919. At that time only one of the stones stood upright. The other 6 stones had been taken down and put to use as building material for bridges. The ancient monument was restored in 1952 by Jan Petersen. The...

  3. Add Stone Monuments at Erland to your Itinerary

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    5567 Skjoldastraumen

    One of Norway's finest stone monuments from the Iron Age. You will find a group of 7 stones at the farm Erland in Skjoldastraumen. The monument is very rare, because usually such monuments consist of one or two stones. The archaeologists are not...

  4. Add Viking Settlement at Avaldsnes - a feeling of being back in the Viking Age to your Itinerary

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    Kong Augvaldsvei
    4262 Avaldsnes

    The Viking settlement is situated in beautiful natural surroundings on the island of Bukkøy and is accessible on foot with a 10 minute walk from St. Olav's Church.

    Here it is possible to see and experience how the Vikings lived. Every aspect of...

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    Guide Price NOK 50.- to NOK 110.- Guided tour
  5. Add Menhir in Alvestad to your Itinerary

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    Alvestad
    5561 Bokn

    When the ferry sails through the Boknasund strait, it follows what has been the coastal road since time immemorial. The prehistoric site along the strait is proof that Bokn was a busy and important location along the coast. When Bishop Neumann in...

  6. Add Krosshaugen - Historic Cross to your Itinerary

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    Haraldshaugen
    5515 Haugesund

    About 75m south of Haraldshaugen lies Krosshaugen with its stone cross dating from the earliest Christian period in Norway (about the year 1000). The place has functioned as a Parliament site and the cross may be a monument to farmers who converted...

  7. Add Viking Settlement at Avaldsnes to your Itinerary

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    4299 Avaldsnes

    The Viking settlement is situated in beautiful natural surroundings on the island of Bukkøy and is accessible on foot with a 10 minute walk from St. Olav's Church. Here it is possible to see and experience how the Vikings lived. Every aspect of the...

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    Guide Price NOK 150.- Guided tour
  8. Add Menhir, Asbjørn Kloster to your Itinerary

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    Boknaberg
    5561 Bokn

    Just a stone's throw east of Bokn church stands a stone monument in honour of Asbjørn Kloster, the founder of the modern temperance movement in Norway. Kloster was born in Boknaberg in 1823, was self-taught in English and received this education at...

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