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  1. Add Norway's national monument to your Itinerary

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    Norway's national monument

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    Haraldshaugen
    5515 Haugesund

    Snorre's sagas of the kings mention the site where Harald Fairhair is buried. In the nineteenth century it was believed the place described by Snorre had been located. This is where the national monument of the unification of Norway was erected in…

  2. Add The Viking Settlement to your Itinerary

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    The Viking Settlement

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    Kong Augvaldsvei 101
    4262 Avaldsnes

    The Viking Farm is situated in beautiful natural surroundings on the island of Bukkøy and is accessible on foot with a 10 minute walk from the Nordvegen History Centre. Here it is possible to see and experience how the Vikings lived. Many buildings…

  3. Add Nordvegen History Centre to your Itinerary

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    Nordvegen History Centre

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    Kong Augvaldsvei 103
    4262 Avaldsnes

    For 3000 years chieftains and kings controlled the strait Karmsundet – Nordvegen – the shipping lane that gave Norway its name. At Nordvegen History Centre you can learn about the sovereigns that controlled the coast of Norway from Avaldsnes. Some…

  4. Add Burial Mounds at Rehaugane to your Itinerary

    Burial Mounds at Rehaugane

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    Rehaugane

    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…

  5. Add Krosshaugen - Historic Cross to your Itinerary

    Krosshaugen - Historic Cross

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    Haraldshaugvegen 13
    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…

  6. Add Gravhauger og bautastein i Etne to your Itinerary

    Gravhauger og bautastein i Etne

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    Stødle Kirke
    5590 Etne

    Few villages in the west of Norway have so many rich pre-historic burial mounds as the municipality of Etne. Contours of one of the largest burial grounds in the area are visible beside Stødle Church, where a 6-metre high stone monument known as…

  7. Add Leirvåg to your Itinerary

    Leirvåg

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    Leirvåg
    5554 Valevåg
  8. Stone Monuments in Tysvær

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    Tysvær
    5570 Aksdal

    Stone monuments in Grinde  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…

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