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  1. 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

  2. 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…

  3. Add Boathouses at Hop, Ferkingstad to your Itinerary

    Boathouses at Hop, Ferkingstad

    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.

  4. 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…

  5. Add Burial Mounds at Rehaugane to your Itinerary

    Burial Mounds at Rehaugane

    Address


    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…

  6. Add Historic Kopervik, Treborg to your Itinerary

    Historic Kopervik, Treborg

    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…

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

    Fishermen's Memorial, Ferkingstad

    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…

  8. Add Fugl Fønix Gallery to your Itinerary

    Fugl Fønix Gallery

    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.…

  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 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…

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