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  1. Add Grindheim Church to your Itinerary

    Address

    Grindheim
    5590 Etne

    In Grindheim, as at Støle, we are able to observe the connection between the church, the cemetery and a pre-Christian burial ground. This was the largest burial site in Etne with more than 200 burial mounds. Today most of it is cultivated farmland...

  2. Add Stødle Church to your Itinerary

    Address

    Stødle
    5590 Etne

    In Stødle, as at Grindheim, we are able to observe the connection between the church, cemetery and a pre-Christian burial ground. The long church was the Viking chieftain Erling Skakke's private chapel from about 1160. The stone section was built in...

  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 Åkrehamn Coast Museum to your Itinerary

    Address

    Buktav.
    4270 Åkrehamn

    The Coastal Museum is home to a large number of objects and photographs that depict Karmøy’s past as an important fishing centre. the exhibition covers the contact between west Karmøy and america. nora seahouse is one of the few herring- salting...

  5. Add Karmøy Fishery Museum to your Itinerary

    Address

    4295 Vedavågen

    Karmøy Fishery Museum is located on the mid-west side of Karmøy, the museum displays the modern era of the region’s fishing history, which is a motorised epoch that commenced after 1950. the museum contains models that depict the various fishing...

  6. Add Museet i Mælandsgården to your Itinerary

    Address

    Søragadå
    4280 Skudeneshavn

    The museum is situated in the old, preserved wooden building in skudeneshavn. the museum provides an insight into how the town grew in the 1800s during the rich herring fishery period. You can see how a middle-class family lived 150 years ago. the...

  7. Add The island of Røvær - 110 inhabitants and 1 car to your Itinerary

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    5549 Røvær

    Røvær is an island located 25 minutes off the coast of Haugesund. With 110 inhabitants this is a community few of us have experienced. The tour starts with a boat ride from the pedestrian quayside in Haugesund. The boat has several daily departures...

    Guide Price

    Guide Price NOK24.00 to NOK48.00 Single
  8. Add Dokken open-air museum – Old Haugesund to your Itinerary

    Address

    Brogt. 1d-13c
    Hasseløy
    5527 Haugesund

    Dokken is a small, atmospheric district that dates back to the very early days of Haugesund. It is a place where you can see boathouses with living quarters, a herring salting plant, cooperage, general store and apartment buildings from the herring...

    Guide Price

    Guide Price NOK30.00 to NOK50.00 Admission
  9. Add St. Olav`s church at Avaldsnes - the mighty monument of former days of glory! to your Itinerary

    Address

    4299 Avaldsnes

    Avaldsnes is the oldest royal seat in Norway! It was here Harald Fairhair established his main royal seat after winning the battle at Hafrsfjord in 872 AD. Avaldsnes kept this position of power until 1450. Today, the beautiful Olav’s church is the...

  10. Add Boathouses at Hop, Ferkingstad to your Itinerary

    Address

    Ferkingstad
    4274 Stol

    Remains of the large boat houses erected by King Ferkings, dating from the Iron Age. Information board. A marked heritage trail and nature path goes from Hop to Åkrehamn. A guidebook can be purchased at the Tourist Information Centre.

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