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  1. Add Fartein Valen Homestead to your Itinerary

    Address

    5554 Valevåg

    Composer Fartein valen’s home is located a half-hour’s drive north of haugesund town centre, and is just before Bømlafjord tunnel. Fartein valen was among the most well known norwegian composers, but was probably more recognised for his work abroad...

  2. Add Einstadbøvoll Farm to your Itinerary

    Address

    Valevåg
    5554 Valevåg

    Old farmstead with 17 slate-roofed buildings. Preserved in 1923. Private ownership. Guided tour must be arranged with the owner.
    Call 53 74 22 34

  3. Add KULtur til Haraldstøtta to your Itinerary

    Address

    Karmsund Folkemuseum
    Skåregata 142
    5527 Haugesund
  4. Add Historic Skudeneshavn to your Itinerary

    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.


    Skudefestival...

  5. Add Nordvikvågen to your Itinerary

    Address

    Utsira
    5547 Utsira

    This hamlet developed after the jetty was completed in 1870 and is characterised by the rich fishing of earlier times. The unique buildings are preserved, not just for their individual quality, but for the hamlet in its entirety.

  6. Add Fishermen's Memorial, Ferkingstad to your Itinerary

    Address

    Ferkingstad
    4274 Stol

    Few other places in Norway have had as many commuters to America as the Ferkingstad area and western Karmøy. The Fishermen's Memorial has been raised in commemoration of the fishermen from Karmøy who have been lost at sea in American waters. The...

  7. 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...

  8. Add Nedstrand regional museum to your Itinerary

    Address

    5560 Nedstrand

    Nedstrand Village Museum has several collections and departments. The old customs post from «Ryfylke Customs Station» has been rebuilt in a protected building on the ferry quay. The timber dates from 1550, which makes it one of the oldest preserved...

    Guide Price

    Guide Price NOK50.00 Admission
  9. 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 NOK30.00 Admission
  10. Add Historic Kopervik, Treborg to your Itinerary

    Address

    Kopervik
    4250 Kopervik

    Kopervik is Karmøy's 'capital' and most densely populated town. The charming combination of old and new building styles hold many surprises for the visitor. A specially produced booklet containing tours of the town can be purchased at Karmøy Tourist...

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