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  1. 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…

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

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    Address

    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 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 NOK50.00 to NOK70.00 Admission
  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. Add Åkrehamn Coast Museum to your Itinerary

    Address

    Åkrehamn Kystmuseum
    Boktavegen 17
    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…

  7. Add Hiltahuset - The oldest house on Røvær to your Itinerary

    Address

    5549 Røvær

    The Hilta-house is a museum located on the small island Røvær. It is the oldest house on the island. It is centrally placed close to the meetinghouse and the school, and only a few hundred metres from the sea. Once the lot was the county court yard…

    Guide Price

    Guide Price NOK50.00 Admission
  8. Add Mikal L. Klovning's Seahouse to your Itinerary

    Address

    Sørevågen
    5547 Utsira

    Mikal L. Klovning was a herring fisherman until 1955, when the herring fisheries came to an end. In contrast to other people, Klovning believed the herring would return. He therefore took excellent care of the boathouse and fishing equipment, and…

  9. Add Harbour promenade to your Itinerary

    Address

    Smedasunet
    5527 Haugesund

    Indre Kai (Inner Quay) is an important part of the history of Haugesund. Today this area is filled with restaurants offering fantastic food. This is a great place to sit down and watch life go by, or take a stroll. If you want to learn more about…

  10. 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…

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