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  1. Add Stone Mill, Slogvik to your Itinerary

    Stone Mill, Slogvik

    Address

    Slogvik
    5570 Aksdal

    Restored water-wheel, thought to be from around 1600. The only mill in the country with an adjustable lower millstone.

  2. Add Old Åkrafjordvegen Road to your Itinerary

    Old Åkrafjordvegen Road

    Address

    Kyrping
    5590 Etne

    This road was built during the Second World War and was the largest project in the history of the highway authorites. About 1000 labourers were engaged here in 1940. There are several look out points along the way where you can take a break and…

  3. Add Stone Monuments at Grinde to your Itinerary

    Stone Monuments at Grinde

    Address

    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…

  4. Add Stone Monuments at Erland to your Itinerary

    Stone Monuments at Erland

    Address

    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…

  5. Add Utsira Lighthouse to your Itinerary

    Utsira Lighthouse

    Address

    Utsira
    5547 Utsira

    Utsira Lighthouse was first lit 15 August 1844 and is Norway's only remaining twin lighthouse. Today, only one of its towers is still in operation. The lighthouse stands on the highest point of the island and, being 48m above sea level, it is the…

  6. Add Utsira Church to your Itinerary

    Utsira Church

    Address

    Utsira
    5547 Utsira

    Construction of this timbered church started in 1780. It was completed in 1785 and was officially opened the same year. At that time it looked like a wooden box without a tower. Folklore has it that the timber was floated to the island as logs and…

  7. Add Our Saviour's Church to your Itinerary

    Our Saviour's Church

    Address

    Skåregata 145
    5501 Haugesund

    The church was designed by Architect Einar Halleland. The building is constructed in red-facing-brick and in a New-Gotic, historistic style. The tower is 160 feet high. The church was dedicated in 1901 and can seat 1030 people.

  8. Add Historic Skudeneshavn to your Itinerary

    Historic Skudeneshavn

    Address

    4280 Skudeneshavn

    The charming town Skudeneshavn is situated at the southernmost tip of the island Karmøy.

    The “old town” consists of 130 well preserved wooden, white houses originating from the 1800’s, when the herring-fishing was at its peak.

  9. Add Eikemostølen to your Itinerary

    Eikemostølen

    Address

    5591 Etne

    Eikemostølen is the only mountain pasture still running in Etne. Every year there is a mountain pasture meeting with food and entertainement. During the summer months, the goats are milked by hired milkmaids. Some of the houses here are espesially…

  10. Add Slusene i Skjoldastraumen to your Itinerary

    Slusene i Skjoldastraumen

    Address

    Skjoldastraumen
    5567 Skjoldastraumen

    Norway's only salt-water sluice from 1908, in full working condition and open for leisure craft. There ia an annual Sluice Festival

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