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Read more: Kvernes stave church Photo: Fortidsminneforeningen

Averøy

Kvernes stave church

Kvernes has had great historical significance as a religious and cultural meeting point for Nordmøre. The excavation of a white phallus stone, a...
Read more: Restored mill on Sevheim

Finnøy

Restored mill on Sevheim

In the late 13th century, the first water powered mills were introduced in Norway. At Sevheim, Finnøy, an old mill has been restored and is a good...
Read more: Memorial of writer Alfred Hauge Photo: Elisabeth Hauge Nordbø

Finnøy

Memorial of writer Alfred Hauge

Alfred Hauge Memorial is located just by Sjernarøy church. Alfred Hauge was a recognised author, born at Sjernarøy 17 October 1915. Hauge has written...
Read more: Erling Skjalgsson monument Photo: Region Stavanger, Inger-Sigrun

Sola

Erling Skjalgsson monument

Erling Skjalgsson monument is sited near the Ruinkirken. The monument was erected in memory of Erling Skjalgsson (975-1028), Solas most famous 'son'....
Read more: Årdal Old Church (Årdal gamle kyrkje) Photo: Reisemål Ryfylke

Årdal i Ryfylke

Årdal Old Church (Årdal gamle kyrkje)

Årdal Old church in Årdal in Ryfylke is one of the most distinctive and beautiful wooden Renaissance churches from the 17th century. The church was...
Read more: Borre Church

Borre

Borre Church

The altarpiece from 1665 was carved by Abel Schrøder. The altar is as old as the church itself, and the pulpit is from c. 1600. The Borre cross is...
Read more: Rock carvings and standing stones at Haugen Farm

Sandefjord

Rock carvings and standing stones at Haugen Farm

Rock Carvings and Stone Formations At Haugen farm at Jåberg there are rock carvings dating back to 1500-500 BC showing farming symbols. These are...
Read more: Brunla Burial Area

Stavern

Brunla Burial Area

The Brunla and Agnes burial area close to Stavern is one of the largest burial mounds from the Iron Age detected in Vestfold. Close to 90 graves,...
Read more: Jettegryter - Stone pots

Larvik

Jettegryter - Stone pots

Along the whole Brunlanes coast and the Tjølling coast, melting water from ice formations have made potholes. These are cavities, which appear to have...
Read more: Bronze age carvings at Haugen

Tjodalyng

Bronze age carvings at Haugen

Bronze age carvings at Haugen in Tjølling outside Larvik. The carvings date from the bronze age 1500-500 BC. Bronze age farmers have carved different...
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