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The island Hidra

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The island Hidra Photo: Marion Baum
The island Hidra Photo: Alf Sverre Torgersen
The island Hidra Photo: Alf Sverre Torgersen
The island Hidra Photo: Smaabykontoret
The island Hidra Photo: Camilla Nygaard
The island Hidra Photo: Fedrenes Minne
Hidra is a scenic island just outside of Flekkefjord. It is accessible via a car ferry.

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Description

A channel divides the Hidra island in two. Hidra can be described as having striking, lush nature and a beautiful coastal and cultural landscape. There are many traces here from the olden times, and history from the maritime life is still strong. This lovely island has 600 inhabitants. There are accomodation o (Skipperhuset), a grocery store at Rasvåg and Kirkehavn, restaurants  (Isbua and Skipperhuset). The interesting coastal museum (Fedrenes Minne) is well worth a visit. Nice artifacts can also be purchased at Fruenes Hus in Kirkehavn. At Isbua restaurant, there is a gallery on the second floor, of the local artist Olav Omland. To enjoy a beautful view of the island, take a 30 minutes easy walk to Hågåsen. On top of this mountain, you will se ruins from the war as this was a coastal battery during WW2. This is a nice area for photography and a picnic!

Transportation


Ferry: The ferry goes at least once an hour daytime. See timetable: http://www.hidra.no/turist/ferjetider.shtml (Kvellandstrand is on the mainland)

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The island Hidra

A channel divides the Hidra island in two. Hidra can be described as having striking, lush nature and a beautiful coastal and cultural landscape. There...

The island Hidra

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