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  1. Add Visnes Mining Museum to your Itinerary

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    4262 Avaldsnes

    On a winter's day in 1865 a herring fisherman from Jaeren found some incredibly rich copper ore in Vigsnes. By about 1895 Vigsnes was one of Europe's greatest copper mining areas, which in its time generated 70% of Norway's copper export. The Statue...

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    Guide Price NOK30.00 to NOK60.00 Admission
  2. Add Galleriet Kopervik kulturhus to your Itinerary


    Kopervik kulturhus
    Skolegaten 9
    4250 Kopervik

    On Karmøy you can find a lot of exciting galleries.

    Galleri Centauri - Skudeneshavn
    Studio 21 - Skudeneshavn
    Galleri Gudrid - Skudeneshavn
    Galleriet Kopervik Kulturhus

  3. Add Norway's first church on Moster to your Itinerary


    5427 Urangsvåg

    Situated beside Moster amfi is one of norway’s oldest churches. a saga tells that in 995 olav tryggvason set fire to the pagan temple at Moster and established a church on the same spot. this was presumably a wooden church that in the 1100s was...

  4. Add Museum Farm at Ørpetveit to your Itinerary


    Ørpetveitv. 207
    5534 Haugesund

    At the museum farm Ørpetveit you will be introduced to a traditional local farm from the 1950s. The buildings and the landscape reflect the running of a medium-sized farm between the years 1850 and 1950. The farm consists of several buildings: a...

  5. Add Panoramafilm of Haugalandet to your Itinerary


    Åsbygt. 3
    5528 Haugesund

    Experience nature, activities and tourist attractions on a 3-screen super videograph in "Little Maritim", at the Scandic Maritim Hotel in Haugesund. KIB-media in Haugesund made this film, which takes you on spectacular helicopter flights under Risøy...

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  6. Add Krosshaugen - Historic Cross to your Itinerary


    5515 Haugesund

    About 75m south of Haraldshaugen lies Krosshaugen with its stone cross dating from the earliest Christian period in Norway (about the year 1000). The place has functioned as a Parliament site and the cross may be a monument to farmers who converted...

  7. Add Syreneset Fort to your Itinerary


    4280 Skudeneshavn

    Syreneset Fort in the south of Karmøy dates from World War II when it was used by the German occupying forces to monitor ship movements and shipping lanes.

    The fort was operational from March 1943 and equipped with five 12.2 cm guns with a range...

  8. Add Valen Chapel to your Itinerary


    5554 Valevåg

    Valen Chapel was built as a church in 1707 but later moved to another parish. The chapel was rebuilt on the same spot in 1949 and is the final resting place of the composer Fartein Valen. Guided tour by appointment with the guide at the Fartein...

  9. Gravhauger og bautastein i Etne


    Few villages in the west of Norway have so many rich pre-historic burial mounds as the municipality of etne. Contours of one of the largest burial grounds in the area are visible beside stødle Church, where a 6-metre high stone monument known as...

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    Several discoveries of ancient monuments reveal that Bokn has had a central position throughout history. If you are driving from Stavanger to Haugesund, the trip will take you through the island community of Bokn. When you cross the bridge from the...

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