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  1. Add Inner harbour at Nordvikvågen to your Itinerary

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    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…

  2. Add Stone Monuments at Grinde to your Itinerary

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    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…

  3. Add Old Åkrafjordvegen Road to your Itinerary

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    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…

  4. Add Stone Monuments at Erland to your Itinerary

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    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 Arquebus to your Itinerary

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    Gardsvikveien 20
    5563 Førresfjorden

    Arquebus War History Museum is one of Norway's largest museums exhibiting artifacts from the Resistance during WWii. Covering more than 2000 m2, the museum takes the visitor through the dramatic history of the occupation on April 9th 1940, through…

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    Guide Price Free to NOK1,000.00 Tickets
  6. Add Museum of Cultural History to your Itinerary

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    Skåregt. 142
    5527 Haugesund

    Centrally placed in downtown Haugesund (close to the church) you find Karmsund folkemuseum. The museum concentrates on the history of the town and region. Exhibitions show important parts of this history: farming, herring fisheries, shipping trade…

    Guide Price

    Guide Price NOK30.00 to NOK50.00 Admission
  7. Add Haugesund Art Gallery to your Itinerary

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    Erling Skjalgssonsgt. 4
    5523 Haugesund

    The gallery's collection comprises of approximately 1700 works making the gallery Western Norway's third largest art institution, with the collections of Bergen and Stavanger occupying the two first places respectively. The gallery has four…

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    Free
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    5550 Sveio

    Out at Ryvarden Lighthouse a monument has been erected in memory of Ramna Floke, who was the first viking to settle in iceland, which derived its name from him. Legend says that Ramna Floke built a cairn at Ryvarden in 869 ad before leaving his…

  9. Add Bokn Church to your Itinerary

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    Boknaberg
    5561 Bokn

    Bokn Church is the only church at Bokn. It`s a traditional wooden long church and it was consecrated in 1847 and seats 300 persons. The altarpiece from 1924 is painted by Ole Frøvig (Haugesund).

    Bokn was established as a separate church parish,…

  10. Add Rullestadjuvet Gorge and The Post Road to your Itinerary

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    Rullestad
    5598 Fjæra

    The Rullestadjuvet Gorge is a dramatic and beautiful part of the Åkrafjord area which is well worth a visit. It is accessable by car and/or by foot. The old E134 traverses through the Gorge and is open for traffic (not during the wintertime). Along…

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