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  1. Add Slusene i Skjoldastraumen to your Itinerary

    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

  2. Add Stone Mill, Slogvik to your Itinerary

    Address

    Slogvik
    5570 Aksdal

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

  3. Add Old Mill to your Itinerary

    Address

    Sæbø
    5561 Bokn

    Newly erected mill and renovated meeting place by Kvednabekken from Boknabergsvatnet to the Boknasund strait. Come and experience Bokn as it was 100 years ago, where people ground grain from the mills situated along the stream, a stream which was...

  4. Add Eikemostølen to your Itinerary

    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...

  5. Add Utsira Church to your Itinerary

    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...

  6. Add Fugl Fønix Gallery to your Itinerary

    Address

    Etnesjøen
    5590 Etne

    Fugl Fønix Hotel, Café and Gallery is a cultural oasis located in surroundings of natural beauty by the village of Etne in the innermost part of Haugalandet. The hotel is open all year and is run somewhat unconventionally compared to other hotels....

  7. Add Our Saviour's Church to your Itinerary

    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 Inner harbour at Nordvikvågen to your Itinerary

    Address

    Utsira
    5547 Utsira

    The buildings were constructed in the 1870s following the completion of the harbour. They are from the time when the fish was bountiful and the fishing industry played a vital role in the community. The buildings are protected by law, not for their...

  9. Add Kyrping Trade Post to your Itinerary

    Address

    Kyrping
    5590 Etne

    Old trading post beside Årkafjorden Fjord. This was an important place well into the 1950s. Many of the original buildings are now restored and the interiors have been newly renovated.

  10. Add Utsira Lighthouse to your Itinerary

    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...

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