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North Sea Trail Utvær

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North Sea Trail Utvær Photo: Magne Hamre
North Sea Trail Utvær Photo: Magne Hamre
North Sea Trail Utvær Photo: Visit FjordKysten
North Sea Trail Utvær Photo: Magne Hamre
North Sea Trail Utvær Photo: Visit FjordKysten

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
Duration
  • 2 hours
Guided hikes
Season:
June - August

Contact information

Description

Experience the North Sea Trail on Utvær, the westernmost point in Norway.

At the doorstep of the North Sea you can explore the municipality of Solund, an island paradise with more than 1700 islands. Far west is the idyllic island Utvær - you cannot get further west in Norway than here!

The North Sea Trail is an easy walk around the island, where Norway's westernmost lighthouse is located. Open sea surrounds the island, and you will be overwhelmed by its power! Enjoy the atmosphere of the traditional fishing hamlet, with charming houses around the bay. Along the trail you can see several historical sites, including a place where the Vikings used to sharpen their swords before heading west.

The trail starts at the by the dock, where there is a map and information about the island. The trail is marked with blue colour, and it is easy to find your way.

How to get there:
During the summer season there are guided tours to Utvær from Hardbakke in Solund. You can also book your own private tour, or get there on your own using a boat. Contact mail@fjordkysten.no for more information.

There are many accommodation possibilities in Solund. Visit www.fjordkysten.no for more information.

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  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Season

    • august
    • july
    • june
  • Activities

    • guiding
  • Language

    • English
    • Norwegian
  • Grading

    • easy
  • Duration

    • 2 hours
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North Sea Trail Utvær

Experience the North Sea Trail on Utvær, the westernmost point in Norway. At the doorstep of the North Sea you can explore the municipality of...

North Sea Trail Utvær

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