Nordvegen History Centre

Kong Augvaldsvei 103
4262 Avaldsnes

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Public Transport Directions

Kolumbus bus 209 and 210 run from Haugesund to Avaldsnes. From here it is about 15 min walk to Nordvegen History Center. For schedules see:



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OlavskirkenSt. Olav's church at Avaldsnes, KarmøyAvaldsnes is Norway’s oldest royal seat! It was here Harald fairhair established his main royal seat after winning the battle at Hafrsfjord in 872 AD. Avaldsnes kept this position of power until 1450. Today, the beautiful St.Olav’s church is the mightiest memorial of former days of glory.

The viking farmThe Viking Settlement at Avaldsnes, KarmøyApproxomately 20 minutes walk from Nordvegen history centre, through beautiful cultural landscapes, on a small forested island, you will find the Viking farm. The Viking farm is reconstructed based on archaeological finds made in Rogaland.

KolumbusKolumbus - public transport, HaugesundTravel like the locals with Kolumbus in the Haugesund region.

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