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Viking heritage

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Number of results: 12

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  1. Add Norway's national monument to your Itinerary

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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 Nordvegen History Centre - Experience Norway’s Birthplace to your Itinerary

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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...

  3. 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...

  4. Add KULtur til Haraldstøtta to your Itinerary

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    Karmsund Folkemuseum
    Skåregata 142
    5527 Haugesund
  5. 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...

  6. Add The Viking Settlement to your Itinerary

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    Kong Augvaldsvei
    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...

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    Guide Price NOK60.00 to NOK170.00 1 day
  7. 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...

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    5550 Sveio

    Out at Ryvarden Lighthouse a monument has been erected in memory of Ramna Floke, who was the first viking to settle in iceland, which derived its name from him. Legend says that Ramna Floke built a cairn at Ryvarden in 869 ad before leaving his...

  9. 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...

  10. Gravhauger og bautastein i Etne

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    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...

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