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Verftet in Ny Hellesund - Photo: Morten Teinum @ Visit Sørlandet
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Verftet in Ny Hellesund Photo: Morten Teinum @ Visit Sørlandet

Ny Hellesund

Experience the outport Ny Hellesund in Søgne, take the ferry M/B Høllen and get an archipelago experience summer and winter.

Experience the outport Ny Hellesund in Søgne, take the ferry M/B Høllen and get an archipelago experience summer and winter. 

During sailing time the where lots of activities at the outport, is was a guest house and trade of fish and lobsters where commen. It was also a maritime pilot station and customs.

In Ny Hellesund you will find Verftet, it offers modern apartments and meeting facilities, and you get served gourmet meals at the Restaurant Bølgen & Moi

The local artist Per Fronth has decorated the apartments, the restaurant and he has even designed an old tank "Fritank" or in Norwegian "Fritanken" to an apartment for you to rent.

Ny Hellesund is great for hiking and you will find small beaches and sheer cliffs. During the summer Udhavn theater has performences, you will also explore a coastal fortress from 2 Word War II.

Between Kapelløya and Helgøya goes Olavsund or Olav Strait, according to legend the mountain was formed when Saint Olav struck with his sword against it on the run from pursuers. It is possible to see the outline of Olav's face in the mountains.

The norwegian writer Wilhelm Krag had his residence in Ny Hellesund. Norwegian painters Johan Martin Nielssen, Amaldus Nielsen and Per Fronth have portrayed Ny Hellesund.

To get to Ny Hellesund you must have your own boat or take the ferry M/B Høllen from Høllen Brygge in Søgne.

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Last updated:  2014-05-09
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Verftet - Ny Hellesund - Søgne - Norway - Photo: Morten Teinum @ Visit Sørlandet

Ny Hellesund

Experience the outport Ny Hellesund in Søgne, take the ferry M/B Høllen and get an archipelago experience summer and winter.

Ny Hellesund

Source: Visitnorway

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